October 31, 2019

Quest

Scored for flute, clarinet, cello, and piano, Quest is a journey of moral character in three short movements. The first movement, “For Indulgence,” is characterized by swaying between conflicting rhythms in a minor mode to represent selfishness and greed. The…

Legacy of a Warrior

Legacy of a Warrior transpires in four sections and describes the loss of a hero held in deep regard by many. It begins exceedingly slow and gradually accelerates until it culminates into a rhythmically-driven battle theme, then lulls into a slow reflective section. In this piece I explore varying qualities…

Pain Buried Beneath

Pain Buried Beneath is a piece that describes the pain hidden in many of us beneath false attitudes and mannerisms. So signify this, I use multiple dissonances and unorthodox chord progressions underneath arpeggiated lines and expressive melodies. The mood struggles…

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