An original rag tune, with some tonal xylophone improvisation. Thanks to my fellow percussion studio members for playing!
Features brushes on solo snare drum and metronome, written for the final round of 2013 Atlanta Snare Drum Competition.
This piece is unusual and fun. It is a canon.
Features really cool sounds that are unique to the vibraphone including bowing, pinch harmonics, and pitch-bends. Listen for a literal transcription of a mourning dove song.
This piece is a movement from the classic violin solo performed on marimba.
The music is written in unusual notation that contains graphics, no written pitches or definite rhythms, and basic text that “narrates” the general feeling of what the performer should play. The piece is to be performed as an atonal improvisation based on the provided written music. The text in the written music is reproduced below, …