Seasons With Chorale: 17
Season Joined: 2000-01
Hometown: Cedar Falls, IA
Do you also have a non-singing "day job"? If so, what do you do?
I keep out of trouble (and get into some) writing music. After a number of years of running my own publishing, I'm in the process of handing my choral catalog over to Boosey & Hawkes. Oxford and Santa Barbara have my ea
Where else do you teach/gig/conduct/sing/perform?
This last year, I performed with Atlanta Master Chorale at the national ACDA convention on a new piece of mine; composer residencies with Lorelei Ensemble (Boston), Cal State LA, Choral Arts of Southern New Jersey, and San Diego Summer Choral Festival.
Highlights of your musical career:
Favorite choral work(s):
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What are you listening to these days?
In general, I can't listen to much, because I'm always in deadline-mode trying to finish a new composition. But I really enjoyed some Dan Fogelberg, The Eagles, and Dolly Parton on a roadtrip this summer.
Anything you'd like to add about yourself?
I'm a triplet - my brother (older by 5 minutes) is a college professor and my sister (younger by 4 minutes) is a physician. Our personalities are very different, but our interests are very similar: gardening, travel and languages, music and theater, quality time with friends and family.
Where do you live in L.A.?