New Recording: “Third Planet from the Sun”

Give a listen to “Third Planet from the Sun:” 

featuring string students and faculty of CalArts, conducted by Mark Menzies.


Here is a clip of the live recording session at R.O.D. at CalArts:

I put this together for Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick’s Writing for Strings course, last semester.





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Check out another new piece: “Tango Mezclado”

Listen to the piece, “Tango Mezclado”

featuring accordion, piano, electric bass, strings, and percussion

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NEW TRACKS! Inspired by/Commissioned for Stim Children’s Theatre’s Production of ROBIN HOOD

  1. Enter the Hero for trumpet, trombone, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, and percussion
  2. The Sheriff for harmonica, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, and percussion
  3. The Final Fight for piccolo, flute, harp, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, and two percussionists
  4. Through Brush and through Briar for flute, oboe, harp, and mandolin
  5. Chase for violin, viola, cello, and contrabass

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Love the key of G minor? …You’re in luck! Check out this new piece ♫

This is the newest installment of a collection of pieces I’ve set out to compose and complete throughout 2013.

  • Check out more of my music HEREthere are some new additions, including “The Infinite Boy” (written for the same UPenn student film as “The Infinite Loop;” both are now listed on my Music page under Compositions/film scoring genre)

Let me know what you think! Hope you enjoy this one 🙂

♫ Breakeven (Falling to Pieces) // a string quintet arrangement of the hit song by the Script ♫

Listen to my newest addition to my string quintet pop arrangements here: Breakeven (Falling to Pieces) – SQ

for those who miss / love / don’t know the original song and want to check it out, here’s the official music video: the Script Vevo – Breakeven / YouTube