Posts Tagged "Program Notes"

The story behind American Visions

It has been a unique spring to say the least – I cannot remember a time that I have been busier with writing, guest conducting, concerts, teaching, and traveling.  I am constantly humbled by colleagues both near and far who have selected “American Visions” for performance with their group.  While there are program notes in the score, I feel led to provide the full story that sparked this piece into...

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Building a better box

As I hinted at earlier this summer, the May 6th concert at Mercer was great. The students delivered some wonderful performances of music by Julie Giroux, Quincy Hilliard, Andrew Boysen, Willie Owens, Brian Balmages, Scott Watson, and Patrick Burns. The other part of the equation was the willingness of a great friend and colleague make an idea a reality with a big impact. Dr. Joe Pisano (over at

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