Fragment No. 2

This is the second video in a series I am working on titled Fragments, which combines brief pieces of original music I have written with short poems or fragments of poetry. Fragment No. 2 (like No. 1) features a haiku by Japanese poet Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828).

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Fragment No. 1

This is the first video in a new series I am working on titled Fragments, which combines brief pieces of original music I have written with short poems or fragments of poetry. Fragment No. 1 features a haiku by Japanese poet Kobayashi Issa (1763-1828).

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New Project: “Fragments”

My latest project, Fragments, is a series combining brief pieces of original music with with short poems or fragments of poetry, for a fleeting moment of refection. I'll be posting a new fragment each week.

Interlude to Water

My performance of Japanese composer Takashi Yoshimatsu's brief Interlude to Water, the fourth piece in his Pleiades Dances I, Op. 27, for solo piano.

The Voice of the Rain

Some new music! The Voice of the Rain has been a favorite poem of mine for a long time, and it comes to mind of course every time it starts to rain, whether gentle drizzle or late night thunderstorm. I especially love the line, "I am the poem of the earth."  It's interesting that rain,... Continue Reading →

Riverlights #2

Below is Riverlights #2, for piano, paired with nighttime footage taken on the Ohio River (which is exponentially more beautiful after sundown).

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