Month: June 2012

  • Libby Larsen: “Your ideal piece”

    I can’t say how much I enjoyed deep composer-ly discussion with other five other composers and Libby Larsen over dinner last night. Libby posed perhaps the most provocative (in a good way) question I had heard in a long time: “What is your ideal piece?” Meaning what piece is there, latent in your brain, unexpressed…

  • At Chorus America / ChoralConnections 2012

    I enjoyed attending the Chorus America conference and ACF adjunct conference called ChoralConnections. Particular highlights: Conductor “speed dating” sessions with 9 conductors Dinner with Libby Larsen Copying and engraving advice from Bill Holab Self publishing panel with Stephen Paulus and Jocelyn Hagen Meeting many other talented and interesting composers