Beautiful Marimba

I always have so much fun at band rehearsals! The marimba is one of my favourite percussion instruments to play.

Its size presents a challenge - sometimes I find myself using two stands and double copies of the music…

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Bach Fantasia Premiere

This video was shot about a month ago (by my wonderful mother) during the McDaniel Summer Flute Choir Annual Concert.

Under the leadership of Dr. Linda Kirkpatrick we premiered a piece I wrote in 2018 based on a delightful little…

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How To: Care & Cleaning of Your Alto Flute

 

Today's blog post is all about how to clean and put away the alto flute. In both the video posted above and the article below, I walk you through taking the instrument apart and cleaning it.

The alto flute is…

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14th Annual FOTB Flute Choir Festival

This past weekend I had the pleasure of returning to the 14th Annual Flutes on the Brink Flute Choir Festival with the McDaniel College Flute Choir. Each choir took turns performing, and we all joined together to form one sizeable…

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Christmas Joy

Just in time for the holidays, I've recorded two lovely Christmas carols, the first, "In the Bleak Midwinter," a 19th century carol penned by English poet Christina Rossetti and set to music multiple times. The second is "Carol of the…

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Cara Sanneman's Senior Recital


A lovely time was had by all on August 21st, at the senior recital of
Cara Sanneman, held at McDaniel College. All the weeks of practicing and rehearsing culminated in a polished and confident performance, and in the…

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Spring Flute Choir Selections

What better way to enjoy summer than to listen to some lovely music while reading a good book? This past spring I again had the pleasure of playing with the McDaniel Flute Choir as well as the McDaniel Concert Band…

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Flutes on the Brink Flute Choir Festival

 

A few weekends ago, I had the pleasure of

performing with the McDaniel Flute Choir at the 11th Annual Flutes on the Brink Festival.


The food was tasty, the people were wonderful, and the musical selections were delightful. Some pieces…

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Back at it again with the Youtube Channel!

I'm excited to announce that the ETJ Music Youtube channel has been launched!

Currently the channel is home to my Percussion Suite for Flute Choir, available both as the full length suite and three individual movements. The audio for…

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November 2013

   

The weather grows incessantly colder outside and it is the time that the end of year concerts are all stacking up on top of each other.

This past week, I had a delightful time playing with the the McDaniel College…

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