Welcome to Memorial Day weekend 2015. During this weekend I would hope everyone would take a moment to understand what this weekend means, what it’s all about. It’s not about a three or four day weekend, it not about sitting on the beach and getting a tan. It’s about honoring Americans who DIED for this … More Do you know what Memorial Day is all about? READ ON!
See this planet? That’s our home. A pale blue dot suspended among the cosmos. Sadly, we think it’s ours to do with as we please. Because of that misguided attitude, things are beginning to change. NASA reports that by 2020 the Antarctic ice shelf that has been there for over 10,000 years will be gone. … More What have we done!?
In 1997 I began working on what would have been my first opera. It was to be a comic opera (opera buffa) in one act. The name of the opera was “La Ricetta di Amore” (The Recipe of Love). The task of composing something so daunting as an opera ultimately decided its fate. The chances … More La Ricetta di Amore – Pieces and Fragments Debut
I mentioned about a month and a half ago that I was selected to compose music for an upcoming documentary called “In Character”. The first couple of teasers featured my composition “Haunted by Memories”, but now I am proud to present the first full trailer for the documentary, which features new material composed specifically for … More First Full Trailer for “In Character”
It was a typical spring morning that May 4, 2010. The pollen was making me miserable as always, but this morning my allergy suffering was set aside as I walked down the hallway to the doorway leading to my parent’s bedroom. There, my Mom and the hospice worker were talking to one another in hushed tones. … More Five Years ago, I lost my best friend in the world…