Thursday, July 16, 2015

Oboe Sonata #2 in E Minor Released by Forton Music!

Forton Music released my Opus 8 earlier today.  I am honored to have this opportunity!

Audrey Markowitz and I recorded the sonata last year, and it can be heard on Youtube:

The announcement from Forton can be accessed here:

Friday, July 3, 2015

Scientific Study Verdict: Singing, Attending Classical Music Concerts Reduce Stress

I am not certain how valid the conclusion is, given the size of the sample studied (15 singers; 49 audience members:  only 64 people in all).  However, investigators plan to repeat the experiment at concerts on the 7th and 11th of July.

The entire article, including composer Eric Whitacre's address, can be accessed at:

[This is a cross-post, also entered at  Obviously, it is of interest to both musicians and therapists!]