Hero’s Quest

Hero’s Quest

Hero's Quest is my latest Kendor release, commissioned in 2015 by the 8th grade orchestra of Willink Middle School in Webster, NY. The group's director, Kathleen Biscaro, asked for a piece that was in 6/8 time that had challenging parts for all sections and a limited...

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Flag Day Survival Kit

Flag Day Survival Kit

I have been teaching in my position for almost 11 years, and in that time I and my string colleagues have been called upon with increasing frequency to provide music for Flag Day festivities at our various schools. In the past I have relied on Soon Hee Newbold's Honor...

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Viola Rampage now available!

Viola Rampage now available!

This may just be the perfect vehicle to allow your viola section to express their bottled-up rage.  Let them show the violins who's boss with Viola Rampage! For those of you who have performed this piece before, this is a newly revised, slightly more difficult...

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Viola Rampage is coming to Kendor

Viola Rampage is coming to Kendor

  Originally composed in 2006, Viola Rampage is coming to Kendor's catalog in fall of 2015.  The piece is a musical depiction of what might happen if the Violas became angry enough to force their way into the spotlight.  It is a perennial favorite among those who...

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Funky Fiddles is On-Line!

Funky Fiddles is On-Line!

I am pleased to announce that Funky Fiddles, my first published work with Kendor Music, Inc., is now for sale on Kendor's website! Funky Fiddles is a level 1+ string orchestra piece in A Mixolydian mode that combines a groovy bass line with a fiddle style melody. I...

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