** Hey, learn from my mistakes - you all may know this already, but when I made this footage, I clearly did not know that the vertical phone camera perspective is crap! Oops! <sigh...>
Also, note that the label 'Ghent' was not actually in Ghent - it was the belfry in Bruges... <sigh...>
From the archives - 2017. I get a tour of some European cities upon my arrival at the new job location. More to come, thanks for watching!
In 2018, I experimented with doing a timed composition exercise, to assess my ability to create a piece of music in two minutes.
** I may do more stuff like this in the future, but for now I've only done this twice (it's difficult to capture me doing a good one in this format, but I think it's a fun concept nevertheless). I hope you had fun, and if you would like to, please leave a comment, subscribe, "recommend" (BitChute users), and remember that you're always welcome to come by anytime. Have a great day! :)
**!Alert!** ... the websites at the end of this intro are no longer available. As I mentioned in my first BitChute movie ("Welcome to my Channel (2019)" - https://www.bitchute.com/video/VLlbhZrnUI76/), I am reworking my online presence. This archive entry is an intro from 2017. Talk to you all soon - thank you for watching!
My biggest, heartfelt thanks go to the WVU percussion studio, who joined me in recording my original percussion ensemble tune in 2016, "Plasma Cannon Predicament." This song is a serious undertaking to perform, and I always will be thankful for the assistance of these talented students. I look forward to recording this tune again in the future. Thank you all for watching, and I'll see you all next time! :)
I took footage from an evening scene by some power lines in 2017 (hence the title). I set some calming music to it, please enjoy my short "Power Lines" from 2017. Please consider liking and subscribing - thank you so much for tuning in, and I hope you all stop by again very soon :)
I recorded a new piano composition! This one has a few tricks to it, stick around for the build-up around 2:00. It starts off slowly, more atmospheric. This tune was a journey, as I was fighting a major writer's block. I hope you enjoy, this is "Icebreaker".
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This is from an original composition of mine called "Roaming Western Fiddler." It is the last of the movies I made for the filmed portion of my 2019 audition footage. I used this for the "Two-mallet Solo" category. Another one that I may re-record in the future. See you all soon! :)
Edit: I'll understand if viewers may find this one a bit weird :) See below, and thank you...
My concert snare drum part of the audition - #13 from Mitchell Peters' "Hard Times." It's difficult to find a perfect balance between artistic and technical demand when choosing their solo audition literature. This one is quite rhythmically intricate, especially with metric modulations - hence the name "Hard Times."
This is an original composition of mine, from a compilation called "Four Etudes" - "Tense Threes" (2007).
When making these audition movies, I picked music that I thought I would be able to re-learn fairly easily. Easier said than done. I've been evaluating my recordings, and I'll probably re-record this later. Thank you for watching, we'll see you all next time :)
This is Westbrook Muster by John Pratt.
I recently recorded movies for an audition packet in October (2019). I didn't get invited for a live audition, but here is some of the material that I made. These opportunities to record give me the chance to examine my performing ability. Perhaps it was my shirt? Who knows :) Enjoy, more to come!
Happy Veterans Day 2019! In the USA, it is important for us to reflect on the individuals that have sacrificed so much for our nation's prosperity. I offer this small token of thanks, to contribute to the greetings and festivities of such a special occasion. Everyone have a great day, and to the veterans - thank you for your service! See you soon :)
Created 2 years, 4 months ago.
Here on BitChute, I am bringing all of my older content about my music - look for new content to come in the future!