Category: Compositions

The First NP Video ~ Carlsbad Caverns in NM!

The very first video of the National Parks project is coming up the end of October at Carlsbad Caverns National Park! I spent a week in New Mexico in 2015 to perform Lon’s beautiful piece Carlsbad but didn’t make it to the Caverns. They look absolutely gorgeous in pictures…can’t wait to see them in person! […]

Suite America by Wallace DePue Sr., Green Dot Journey Competition Winner

Wallace DePue Sr.’s Suite America commemorates the beautiful landscapes and waterways of America and Canada from the Cape Breton Highlands of Nova Scotia to the sand dunes of Michigan to the turbulent waters of Niagara Falls. Born and raised in Columbus, Ohio, DePue’s musical gifts were recognized and cultivated from an early age as showcased […]

Three Sketches of Unblemished Earth by Jordan Fasoldt, Green Dot Journey Competition Winner

A native of Rochester, New York, hiking the Appalachian Trail several years ago left indelible impressions on Jordan Fasoldt, and the memory of these experiences finds distinctly evocative echoes in this groundbreaking composition. Describing the transformative adventure and the impact that it would have on his creative impulses, Fasoldt writes: “It expresses the feelings that […]

Ocean Cycles, by Mark Laroussini, Green Dot Journey Competition Winner

Daily walks on the beach during his summer retreats to North Topsail Beach, one of the long string of islands off the coast of North Carolina, provided the serendipitous inspiration for Laroussini’s composition Ocean Cycles. Exploring the relationship between the ocean and moon, this work contains many cycles including a foundational pattern of seventeen notes […]