We Have Enough - Silliman Competition Winner

Earlier this month, the hymn We Are Enough, a work by lyricist Beverly Feldt and music by Angela Salvaggione, won 3rd place at the UUMN (now AUUMM) Vincent B. Silliman Hymn Competition. From among nearly 200 entries, We Are Enough…


Three pieces to be published by Imagine

Just got word that three of my bassoon pieces will be published by Imagine Music Publishing:

Light in the Darkness - a late elementary piece that introduces students to tenor clef.

From 62 to Thursday - a jazzy intermediate piece…


World Premiere

One September 10, 2017, The Baha'i Festival Chorus of Sydney, Australia beautifully performed the premiere of my anthem, He is the Glory of Glories! The program consisted of seven world premiers, written by composers and sung by choristers from across…


We're the Water in the Waves now Available

In collaboration with Leslie Takahashi, our first published choral work, We're the Water in the Waves has just been made available through Imagine Music Publishing!


UUMN Convention 2016 Madison - Reading Session

An anthem I wrote with lyricist Leslie Takahashi, We're the Water in the Waves, was just accepted to be sung at the reading session for the UUMN Convention in Madison, WI this July.

To listen to it, check out my…


Simply Liturgical Music

I have three songs available now through Simply Liturgical Music. More information will be coming from them soon. Big thank you to Cherie Perine for encouraging me to write and providing the lyrics!



Hidden Lake - Imagine Music Publishing

Hidden Lake, for bassoon and piano, is now available through the Imagine Music website here. This lyrical, early elementary piece, works on several musical concepts:

  • 6/8 time
  • long lines
  • uniformity in raising and placing fingers
  • using both Bb and…

Elven Forest - Imagine Music Publishing

The first of my pieces published through Imagine Music Publishing, Elven Forest, is available here. It is a bassoon solo with piano accompaniment written for elementary students. Technical issues addressed are basic flicking, and slurring up to top-space G…


Recorder Quartet Debut

On Christmas Eve at the 7:00pm service at the Universalist Unitarian Church of Joliet, our recorder quartet will be playing for the first time. Throughout the service, we'll be performing several carols arranged by David Barton. Thank you to…