Long time, no blog. Here’s where I am in the world of composing. Writing music, and making music pretty enough… Read more 20-20: A Choral Suite — cleaning up (and other stuff)
It boggles the mind. I am a new composer with only three works under my belt, but in the past… Read more It’s official! My first concert performance!
My academic studies restarted when I retired from my “day job” in education technology at Fayette Co. Schools, back in… Read more A moment of appreciation — Patrick Valentino
Yup, I have a completed version. As I mention on its display page, I most certainly will have tweaks which… Read more September: Finished! (Weeell, mostly!)
I couldn’t stand it. I spent a lot of time building a collection of thematic ideas, extracted from my “September”… Read more September: The Pieces in Place (but unfinished!)
Enormous progress has been made on the composition, but I’m a bit reluctant to post a complete rendering of where… Read more September: The Jigsaw in Pieces
Yes, my orchestral composition now has a name: “September.” A full description of what that means, and what I hope… Read more September — progress so far
I’m just beginning work on a new orchestral work. So far I have two themes sketched out. But I need… Read more The very beginnings!….
At long last, the final movement of “20-20: A Choral Suite” is complete! (Weeeell, as always, there may be minor… Read more 20-20: A Choral Suite “5: The Introvert”…explained