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2020 Band Consortium On Hold

With the upcoming move (just days away....) I've decided to postpone my 2020 Band Consortium until I'm settled in to my new job and routine at Tabor College. I'll still keep the info up, and just change the dates, but…

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New Adventure

Some big changes coming! On August 1st, I will join the faculty of Tabor College in Hillsboro, Kansas, as Associate Professor of Music and Director of Instrumental Music. These last 7 years in Fort Worth have been great, and while…

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Heading to the Alleluia Conference

For the 7th consecutive year, I'm exhibiting at the Alleluia Conference at Baylor University, put on by Baylor's Center for Christian Music Studies. More than selling music (which would be great!), I'm hoping to make more connections with the music…

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2020 Grade 3 Band Consortium Opportunity!

For my band director friends, I'd like to invite you to join my 2020 Band Consortium! I'm organizing this to commission a new work for Grade 3 band that will help kick off the start of a new decade. The…

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Blog Post: My Favorite Movie Themes NOT by John Williams

New blog post on the movie themes I love that were not written by John Williams. I share my five favorite themes, as well as some honorable mentions that almost made the cut. I'm talking specifically about themes, not soundtracks…

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The Choir in Worship: A Thought-Provoking Read

One of my best friends from college recently sent me this, written by his Episcopal church Rector. I love this; these are great insights into how a choir serves a congregation in worship. Here's a snippet:

"In worship, instead of

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Easter Choral Anthem Consortium!

Now that the "Sussex Carol" Consortium is funded and work is underway, I'm excited to introduce an Easter anthem opportunity. For next Easter, I'm putting together a consortium for  "I Know That My Redeemer Lives," for SATB, Brass Quartet (2…

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The "Sussex Carol" Consortium Funded!

I'm happy to announce that the "Sussex Carol" consortium has been funded! The nine-member consortium is made up of the following directors and organizations:

  • Dr. Ben Caston - Gambrell Street Baptist Church (Fort Worth, TX)
  • Mr. Dennis Emerson - St.