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Boston Choral Ensemble Choral Competition Winner

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I'm excited to share that I won Boston Choral Ensemble's 9th Annual Commission Competition, and will be composing a new work that the choir will premiere next season! Read BCE's press release here.

Chariot of Helios Perusal

NEW! Theodore Presser Company has published Chariot of Helios, and put a perusal copy of the full score online. Click here to view. This short 5 minute piece for wind ensemble makes for a great concert opener.
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Recent Recordings

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 NEW! The Creviston Duo (saxophone and piano) have released their new CD "Breaking" featuring my Pieces of Sanity. To order, go to CD Baby.
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"Mythology Symphony" is an all-Garrop CD featuring my Mythology Symphony, Shadow, and Thunderwalker. To order, go to Cedille Records.
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The Avalon String Quartet's new CD on Cedille Records features my String Quartet No. 4: Illuminations. To purchase, go to Cedille Records.
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The Capitol Quartet's latest CD release contains my Flight of Icarus, which portrays the flight and demise of the Greek mythological figure Icarus. To purchase, go to Blue Griffin Recording.

Mythology Symphony Perusal

NEW! Theodore Presser Company has published Mythology Symphony and put a perusal copy of the full score online. Click here to view. For a printed copy of the score, contact Presser's rental department at rental@presser.com
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Terra Nostra Perusal

NEW! Theodore Presser Company has published Terra Nostra, and put a perusal copy of the full score online. Click here to view. For a printed copy of the score, contact Presser's rental department at rental@presser.com This 74 minute oratorio works as an evening-length concert, or be paired up with another piece!
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Terra Nostra Audio Excerpts

NEW! Brief audio excerpts from Terra Nostra, my recent oratorio, are now on the web! Click here to visit the San Francisco Choral Society's website, then scroll down about halfway.

Upcoming/Recent Performances

My Dearest Ruth
Patrice Michaels, soprano, and Kuang-Hao Huang, piano
"Laying Down the Law: Songs and Arias on Social Justice" Concert
5/21/16: Chicago, IL

Chariot of Helios
(world premiere)
Chicago College of Performing Arts Wind Ensemble
4/28/16: Chicago, IL

Keyboard of the Winds
Nicholas Phillips, piano
"American Character Pieces: New Music for a New Canon" Concert

5/23/16: Medellin, Colombia
5/6/16: Chicago, IL
4/30/16: Berkeley, CA
4/29/16: San Francisco, CA
4/17/16: Appleton, WI
4/18/16: Eau Claire, WI
4/17/16: Appleton, WI

Silver Dagger and Frammenti
and music by Dan Visconti and Arnold Schoenberg's Verklarte Nacht
Fifth House Ensemble
4/2/16: Ravinia, Highland Park, IL
3/31/16: Ball State University, Muncie, IN

Bohemian Café
Fifth House Ensemble
3/10/16: Chicago, IL

String Quartet No. 4: Illuminations
Avalon Quartet
3/9/16: San Antonio, TX

For more info on upcoming concerts, click here.


Piece of the Month

Chariot of Helios
Chicago College of Performing Arts Wind Ensemble
Stephen Squires, conductor