I am 2012 Composer of the Year for the CRF

The Classical Recording Foundation is honoring me with the Composer of the Year award at their annual gala concert at Weill Recital Hall. Elizabeth Futral and Margo Garrett will perform selections of my songs from the recent CD “Colors of Feelings.” My...

Colors of Feelings is out on the Delos label

My new CD of vocal works is out. Susanna Phillips and Elizabeth Futral accompanied by Margo Garrett sing my vocal works in English and French. Susanna Phillips sings “In Colors of Feelings” a set of 4 songs on the poems of Tennessean poet Wynelle Ann...

New York Festival of Song

A wonderful experience. My song “Parisian Evening” was included in two concerts given by Steven Blier and Michael Barrett of NYFOS both at Caramoor and at Merkin Hall in New York. Beautifully sung by Eugene Chan. Click here for the NY Times...

My song at Caramoor and Merkin Hall

My song Parisian Evening will be performed on March 11th at Caramoor and March 13th at Merkin Hall as part of the New York Festival of Song concerts in the series on Aaron Copland and American Composers in Paris. My song will be among others by Copland, Gershwin,...

Fundraiser a Success for Delos recording

On November 16th, 2011, Susanna Phillips and Margo Garrett performed my song cycle “In Colors of Feelings” at the home of a dear friend and supporter, Cynthia Lilley. The event was a huge success with generous supporters helping out in the funding for the...

Debussy the innovator

It is sad to realize that still in 2011, 93 years after his death, Debussy is still only dimly recognized for the truly radical ideas he put forth in music. At the fall of Tonality (ca. 1890’s) two paths opened up. The Second Viennese School, with its...