NEW RELEASE: "Bee! I'm expecting you!"


“Bee! I’m expecting you!” for 2-part treble voices

You can buy this piece HERE

I’m excited to release my first piece written for children’s choir! I love the medium, and I’ve been conducting choirs…


Fresh eyes on "Ophelia Songs"

This Saturday, the Western Washington University Concert Choir will perform my “Ophelia Songs” as part of their program for the NW division conference of the American Choral Directors Association. I figure this is a good opportunity to go into a…


ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Awards

I am incredibly honored to be able to announce that I am one of the winners of the ASCAP Foundation's 2015 Morton Gould Young Composer Awards! I've received this recognition for my "Sandburg Poems" for folksinger and chamber orchestra.


A Culture of Positivity (BAAY's Jungle Book)

For the past two months, I’ve been working with Bellingham Arts Academy for Youth on their show “The Jungle Book”. BAAY ( is a modestly-proportioned children’s theatre. It’s wedged in the corner of a downtown building that I…


Birth of a Website

Well, it's up and running!
Building a website is exciting work, and a task I've been meaning to tackle for a while. But it's also daunting. Certainly, the feelings of legitimacy come in waves—every time a new, professional-looking feature comes…