Category Archive: Composing

Musical Literacy versus Musical Fluency

A couple years ago while reading Dick Weissman’s book, Making a Living in Your Local Music Market, I blogged about the section in the book about Musical Literacy. As Weissman related some remarks… Continue reading

Creating the 21st Century Musician at DePauw in the 20th Century

In yesterday’s Indianapolis Star there was a piece about my alma mater, the DePauw University School of Music: $15 million gift to DePauw University to revamp music school for 21st century. (see also… Continue reading

Live Music for Film

Two of the most turbulent times for musicians happened due to the film industry.  Or rather, I should say that the film industry disrupted live performing music culture twice.  The first was when… Continue reading

The Mothership Has Landed!!

For the longest time I’ve wanted to start a Contemporary Music Ensemble and that dream has come to fruition.  While working on a number of occasions with a local composer, Rachel Short (a… Continue reading

Wookiee Bellydance + Klingon Band

UPDATES: (Oct. 8, 2012) Word of the Nerd Podcast interview with me about the Wookiee Bellydance video! (Oct. 22, 2012) Just signed a release for the usage of the video on Objective Scotland‘s… Continue reading

“A Klingon Christmas Carol” opens tonight!!

The music I composed and recorded will have it’s official premiere tonight.  It has already been featured during three preview shows last week, but tonight marks the opening night of the production.  Blurb… Continue reading

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