A piece of music I composed in high school in response to my very first crush. Listen to this piano sheet music using MuseScore:
This piano sheet music is for the composition “Sky In Motion” which was composed for and dedicated to Sepehr Keyhani. “Sepehr” means “Sky” so the title seemed appropriate. The feel is very movie score, and once I knew that the piece was going to have that feel, I ran with it–even “finishing” the composition by adding a solo intro line that (in a movie) might be played over the last.. Read More
Upbeat and fun march, with changing meter in the intro.
A piece I originally composed for piano and keyboard ensemble (to imitate a full orchestra and pipe organ). The piece was premiered at Millikin University at my Senior Piano Recital in 1990. It is an homage to movie score composers—including John Williams, Jerry Goldsmith, Danny Elfman, Bernard Herrmann—as well as to the sound of the piano performances that would accompany silent movies.
One of my early pieces, and one that I’m very proud of from a composition standpoint. Listen to this piano sheet music using MuseScore:
Just a short theme I improvised in November 2012. Luckily I recorded it, otherwise I’d have completely forgotten about it! Listen to this piano sheet music using MuseScore:
Happy 76th birthday, George Takei! (“Made Easy” arrangement available.) This piece is composed off the letters of George Takei’s name (just continuing the additional letters of the alphabet up the scale after A-G), and from patterns created by other words and names from George’s life. (I’ve marked out where the notes are derived directly from his name in the first melody.) Section by section: The first section is composed off.. Read More