PlayActing. It’s how I’ve been writing music since I was a kid. I act it out.  I play all the parts, and completely indulge myself in the emotions and physicalization. And now that I’m working on (hopefully final) revisions of “The Golden Cage,” pianist &... read more

Piano Reduction!

No, it’s not the Steinway Diet Plan, or a toy piano. A “Piano Reduction” is a ‘reduction’ of a symphonic piece of music into a part that’s playable on piano. It takes all the music from the whole orchestra and reduces it onto two... read more