Hot Off the Press...
..."Bells, Blessings" appearing in Oxford University Press' Carols for Choirs, Vol. 6, summer 2023
..."A Monument to Adam" for chorus and bluegrass band, for the Cantata Singers/will wickham
-Long delayed Covid premiere now scheduled for June 2023
..."Orchard in Bloom" for the Choral Arts Ensemble/Rick Kvan
..."Before Prayer" for the Unity Singers/Ahmed Anzaldúa
RECENT GOOD NEWS
...The premiere of Will' s Ladies, a new song cycle for mezzo and orchestra featuring texts from Shakespeare 's Portia, Juliet, Lady Macbeth, Ophelia, and Cleopatra!
...Also for mezzo soprano, watch the premiere of Mad Moonlight, a short song cycle with quirky, spoopky texts by Minnesota poet Louis Jenkins
...It' s out! To preview the audio (and order the CD), click below: Dashing Vol. 3, featuring my "Hodie" and "Christmas Eve, Bells."Order now
...A fun new idea! Vocal music for young singers by contemporary composers. Bravo to Robert Peavler and North Star Music, LLC. Find my "Blessing" in Mezzo-soprano Vol. 2:
...My first time on a podcast!
"Carol Barnett's music is accesible and contemporary at the same time. The essence of her modernity is not the use of harsh, dissonant chords but the weaving of chords we are familiar with in unfamiliar patterns that make the music at the same time fresh and agreeable to the ear. "
Currently Working On...
...A recording of my "A Tree Telling of Orpheus" and "Elizabethan Garland" with Border CrosSing/Ahmed Anzaldúa
...A new commission for saxophone quartet, Le Quatuor International de Saxophones
Newly Available from Beady Eyes Publishing
"Summer of 2020"
Sonata for Horn and Piano
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