In memory of Jo Ellen Davis. She suffered an unspeakable crime in her early teens, struggled to make a good life for herself, and never forgot how to laugh. She died alone during the holidays. RIP
A new quintet (violin, flute, oboe, cello, contrabass). Written for composers, songwriters, novelists and other creative types whose work has yet to find an audience. Not nearly as grim as it sounds.
A celebration of the seventh day of the week. Some hear some Copland in this one.
A short quartet (violin, flute, piccolo, cello) about chimney swifts doing musical battle with a cellist. Harmony is eventually achieved.
The Third Movement of the Sisters Symphony, inspired by my two granddaughters.
A piece about a family learning their son has been killed in war.