May Christ keep you all in this turbulent time.
Christ in Storm painted by Frances Newell
*** All my planned 2020-21 Power Point presentations, with sound clips, will now be given as webinars! These scores will uplift a worldwide audience and bring hope through the Corona crisis.
Summer 2020-Come to my Webinar on Arranging Aaron Copeland's Rodeo for Carillon- hosted by the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America!
2020 releases by Sheet Music Press - my CARILLON DUET arrangements of Beethoven Symphony No. 7, mvts 2 and 3, Allegretto and Scherzo.
Click to order my Beethoven and Rodeo arrangements for carillon
Symphony 7 Allegretto
Symphony 7 Scherzo
Rodeo Buckaroo Holiday
Saturday Night Waltz
****Coming in 2021** My HANDBELL CHOIR arrangements of Beethoven's Symphony No.7, Movements 2 and 3, Allegretto and Scherzo, will be published by From The Top Music.
***Coming summer 2020** My TOWER BELL arrangements of Berlioz' Summer Nights, Villanelle and Spectre de la Rose; will published by the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America.
Many wonderful talented professionals have worked with me on interesting projects!
July 2019- National Seminar of Handbell Musicians of America opening concert performance of my handbell arrangement of Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony No. 6, final movement, St. Louis, MO.
Exhibited and sold original paintings for benefit of Bok Tower, Rees carillon, and for Handbell Musicians of America.
March 2019-my carillon arrangement of Bach's "Air on the G-String" was performed at The International carillon Festival, Bok Tower, Florida, by Amy Johansen.
Click on link to watch Bach!Bach Air on carillon
*** March 2019-Michael Glasgow conducted performance in Raleigh N.C. of my Handbell-chime arrangement of Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony No.6, final movement, published by From The Top Publishing, 2018.
Click on link to watch Beethoven!Beethoven 6th on handbells
***June 2019, American Carillon Music Editions published my Carillon arrangements of the Mozart Alleluia and "I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day (Calkin/Longfellow).***
***July 18, 2018, Australian National Carillon performance of my original composition, "Walk to the Light", honoring Nelson Mandela's 100th birthday.***
Spring 2018-ACME published my carillon arrangements of Bach-Bouree II, from English Suite No. 2, Bach-"Air on a G-String", from Orchestral Suite No. 3, performed by Sue Bergren at Congress of Guild of Carillonneurs in North America, Springfield, IL. ACME also published 4 of my new carillon arrangements of American Folk Songs, also performed at GCNA Congress.
Performed my original carillon composition, DANCING GUITARS, at the World Carillon Federation Congress in Barcelona, 2017.
**My original Carillon Duet, PASSION, won Carillon Composition Competition in Perpignon, France! Passion opened the 2016 Sacred Music Festival in Perpignon. 2016 release published by ACME.On Christmas Eve, 2014, Church tower bells
rang worldwide to commemorate the 1914 Christmas Eve Truce in World War I war-torn
Europe.My original carillon composition MOUNTAIN FLIGHT FOR PEACE honors World War I pilots-2016 release ACME publishing. June, 2016, premiered at Yale University, Congress of Guild of Carillonneurs in North America.
Here is the Peace logo that I designed to announce
As we navigate this turbulent Corona virus, let's see the Chinese symbol for CRISIS, which combines Danger with Opportunity. Here we also see the symbol for God, Who leads us through danger into opportunity. Then we see that it takes the far right symbol COURAGE, which is given to us by God.
Rockets are still launching in Florida!
Arranged Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony #6, final
movement, for carillon! Published by American Carillon Music Editions, 2015. Performed it in Moonlight Concert, Clearwater, Florida, 2017. Launched major renovation of my New Jersey hometown carillon in 2015.