The great Seattle Symphony has been nominated for Orchestra of the Year by London's international Gramophone Magazine! 🔱🌍🔮🎼 SSO is the ONLY symphony outside Europe to get this nifty opportunity. The winner will be announced at the 40th Gramophone Awards ceremony on September 13th!
Here's one of my older personal favorites -- my take on Looney Tunes, replete with zany percussion, quirky tuba, woodwinds, and dangerously curious strings. This piece was actually inspired by BBC's Planet Earth, but it reminds me of the classic cat-and-mouse chase.
This curious, gentle, minor-key ditty sounds a lot like its title. Gentle pizzicato clusters and glass harmonica are guided through a magical forest by some very helpful percussion. Eventually, these 'elves' meet the Three Little Flutes, and together they all prance merrily toward an ambiguous finale. A personal favorite of mine from a few Christmas trees ago.
Four more of my tunes have made it into evenmore Microsoft Education videos! As usual, this cheerful batch was made possible by a collaboration with RUN Studios & Heartwise Records. These charming case studies examine the many ways technology can enhance today's classrooms. Have a look-hear at a few examples:
Behold! My mini electro-album has arrived. This little bundle of synthesized joy emerged from the remnants of our Amazon Fire project. Sixteen quirky snippets of fun join forces to create syDthetic, a pocket record designed to augment smile radii. Enjoy!