NSM just published a transcription of the viola part from the beautiful “Zwei Gesänge (Two Songs)”, Op.91, for clarinet. These songs, composed by Brahms for alto, viola, and piano, are gorgeous, and the clarinet substitution works well.
Calling all student composers! Announcing DSQ's 2014 Composition Competition! Top prize includes a cash award and Carnegie Hall Premiere Performance! Check it out here:
I have finished recording my second solo piano CD, Interpretations, which will be formally released soon. Like the first, it consists of romantic classical music, original compositions, and a few uniquely interpreted popular pieces. Virtuoso violinist Mark Cargill joins me and the cover artwork was again created by Valerie Hennessy.
Akropolis will be in residency at the Juneau Jazz & Classics festival from May 12 - May 16! It will be a week of outreach events, concerts and workshops. For more info on Akropolis's involvement and the other fantastic groups participating in the Jazz & Classics festival, visit http://www.jazzandclassics.org/artists.html