September 23, 2016

This is a photo from behind the piano during our Wednesday, Sept 21 rehearsal for 2 nights at the John Anson Ford Amphitheater performing music from the TV series 'Lost', with the composer, Michael Giacchino, conducting, and an orchestra including many of the same musi...

July 29, 2016

This is a short piece for string orchestra I composed as a demo piece for a film project. The film was never produced, but the piece remains, so I thought I'd share it. The beautiful video interpretation is courtesy of Margie Russomanno.

July 8, 2016

These photos are from two great days of recording the music of composer Sasha Matson. The sessions were in June at the famous East West Studios. Sasha writes in a very appealing style of modern classical music that is always engaging and beautiful. Some of the parts we...

June 12, 2016

Had a great week playing piano on Michael Giacchino's terrific score to STAR TREK BEYOND. This score is mostly big action-adventure, but there are still some really nice moments with the piano center stage.

April 8, 2016

 Love what they've done to the place!

March 24, 2016

Margie Russomanno and I, the two principals in our band Emeralde, gave a combination talk and performance at the Santa Clarita Art Tree. It was a fun and receptive crowd, which made for a great evening.

February 28, 2016

 I got to play piano on all the scoring dates as well as be part of the orchestration team for this fantastic film. BTW - My marketing team is a bit overzealous.  I personally did not win the Academy Award :-)

February 26, 2016

 Michael Giacchino's score to Disney's Tomorrowland is unique in that it includes prominent, featured parts for not one but two pianos in the orchestra. I had the pleasure of being one of the pianists, the other was the fabulous Gloria Cheng. It was a rare pleasure to...

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