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A foray into solo singing

This coming October, I will be singing solo vocal pieces in public for the first time in many years. I'll be giving a recital on Saturday, October 29, at 6:30 PM at the Unity San Francisco church, 240 Page St…

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An upcoming premiere, and another Substack

Musical news: I am both performing and premiering a new choral work with Coro Mundi on Sunday, October 9, 2022 at St. Paul Church in Stone Harbor, NJ. Coro Mundi is a wonderful annual festival choir founded by Steve Kushner…

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Fall 2021 concerts, and new Substack

Two quick updates, one musical, one not:

1. IOCSF's fall concerts are now scheduled! We'll be singing on December 4 at 7:30 PM at Christ Church Berkeley and December 18 at 7:30 PM at St. Mark's Lutheran Church, San Francisco…

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Singing in person again!

I don't have any performances of my own music to announce, but I do have a couple of in-person singing gigs to promote!

First of all, in October, I am going to be singing with Coro Mundi, an ensemble founded…

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Looking ahead

The end of pandemic restrictions and the return to group singing are occupying my thoughts quite a lot lately, as I think they are occupying many folks' thoughts. I got my first vaccine shot a week ago and am planning…

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New publications of my pieces

I am delighted to announce that I am officially a published composer! Three of my best and most interesting pieces-- "As kingfishers catch fire," "O Clavis David," and "Songs in Time of Peril"-- are now part of the catalogue of …

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A new score for our times

Another new score is up on my scores page, a setting of the Advent antiphon "O Clavis David." I started working on this piece some months before the pandemic hit, but was inspired to push it through to a…

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American Prize semifinalist

I'm honored to be able to announce that I have been selected as a semifinalist for the American Prize in choral composition for 2019-20:

https://theamericanprize.blogspot.com/2020/01/semi-finalists-composers-choral-music.html

You can learn more about this prestigious national competition here: www.theamericanprize.org or follow the news…

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Video of Choral Chameleon Institute performance of my work

On June 29, Choral Chameleon concluded its Institute in Brooklyn with a performance of twelve new choral works including my own "Ve hayah ba-'acharit hayamim," the third movement of my Hebrew cycle "Songs in Time of Peril." Their excellent performance…

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