Category Archive: Media

Media

Apr 09

Elisions Video – from my Senior Concert

All the pieces from my Senior Concert are available to stream via YouTube.  You can watch the entire concert or just a piece here – http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL2C42706E274F0890 or just hit play here:

Mar 28

UNT Show Promo

The University of North Texas Department of Theatre and Dance profiled me in a YouTube video this week which shows video from the band rehearsal featuring Kurt Shafer on Reeds, Sam Walker on Guitar, Peggy Honea on bass and the infamous Wes Griffin on drums.

Dec 31

Christmas in August

Last summer I was asked to direct a large children’s chorus as well as an adult chorus singing a track on a Holiday CD produced by DFW Actors Give Back.  The CD was a fund raiser for Jonathan’s Place, a “home-style” emergency shelter for abused, abandoned and neglected children and a Foster & Adoptive Family Program …

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Nov 07

My New Favorite Piece

Please check out this recording from yesterday’s performance at Texas Wesleyan. I discovered this piece by Manuel de Falla entitled “Nana” from his Siete Canciones Populares Españolas and fell in love with it immediately. It is played here by the multi talented Austin Snow on Oboe and myself on Piano.

Aug 01

Welcome Home

It’s been a very busy summer and my son Max had just arrived back in town from camp with his cousins. My mom brought him to church in the middle of the service and he came down front to where I was at the piano. He gave me a big hug and I invited him …

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Jun 30

I See the Light

A student of mine is working on this duet and needed a reference recording of the separate harmony parts – so Mary and I thought it would be fun to record it for them. My daughter Rose approves (it’s from one of her favorite movies). [mp3-jplayer] iPhone users will need to turn off the Mobile …

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Feb 20

West Side Story on Good Morning Texas 1998

I was looking for my DVD of Oh Brother Where Art Thou and instead found an old VHS tape labeled Good Morning Texas 1998.  On the tape was this television appearance by the cast of Granbury Opera House’s West Side Story. This show remains my absolute favorite musical production ever for SO many reasons: My …

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Feb 05

Out of Time – Archive Recordings

In March of 2002 I recorded an EP with my wife and some great friends of mine under the band name “Out of Time”.  I found a CD of it floating around and decided I should plop the mp3’s out there on the net so people could hear what an amazing singer my wife is. …

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Jan 31

Daughter Rose Sings

Sunday afternoons are perfect for naps, but today my daughter and I sat down at the piano to sing music from her favorite movie – Tangled.  She let me record her and I am super proud.  I’m hoping we can make a legit recording sometime after we’ve worked on it for a while, but its …

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Jan 19

Sitting on a Cloud

I was tinkering around tonight on the keyboard and whipped out this haunting ditty. Not sure what to do with it… Max says it should be called – Sitting on a Cloud

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