My 2nd Piano Album: Details Announced!

It’s official…  I’m releasing a second piano album this summer.  As promised last week, I’m revealing the title: Out of Ashes. When I first discussed my intentions for a second album in June, I didn’t know how I could ever again make another album as good as Airborne was.   I had no title, theme, … Continue reading My 2nd Piano Album: Details Announced!

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Starting a New Chapter!

I’m excited to say that I have just been brought on as a composer by the production music library Musinc!  From now on, anything I write and record, once accepted into the library, will be available for licensing for film, TV, and other media.  The material from Airborne is already in the catalog.  There will … Continue reading Starting a New Chapter!

The Next Step

It's amazing how much can change in a few weeks' time…  I've moved to Nashville and started college. Up to this point, my posts had running through them the consistent theme of being a teenager and trying to figure out how to make good recordings and compositions on my own—and often getting in over my … Continue reading The Next Step

Studio Diaries – Airborne, Part 2: The Rubber Meets the Road

I didn't want to do this, but I'm pushing back my Airborne album release to July 19.  I've changed my plans, but I haven't changed my mind—I'm still making an album.  I'm going to push through these roadblocks and move forward. Honestly, I've only finished editing two of the six tracks for the album—and I'll still … Continue reading Studio Diaries – Airborne, Part 2: The Rubber Meets the Road

Is This Real? Audio Engineering in Nashville

It's great to be back!  So much has happened this month.  I'm in shock right now. Firstly, those crazy music school auditions are over.  They went well, as far as I can tell, but I still don't know for sure if I got in.  We'll see in a couple more weeks, I hope. But that … Continue reading Is This Real? Audio Engineering in Nashville

My Heart Beats: The Final Chapter?

Wow.  Just, wow.  I know I haven't posted anything in a couple weeks, but I've been insanely busy mixing and mastering My Heart Beats and rehearsing for the release party.  So now, the album is finally out, and Lily and I performed to a packed house last night at the launch party.  It was incredible.  … Continue reading My Heart Beats: The Final Chapter?

Exciting News: I’m a 2012 GRAMMY Camper!

I have been selected for GRAMMY Camp Los Angeles and GRAMMY Camp New York in the Engineering for Audio & Video track!  It's incredible.  It is such an honor and a blessing to be given this opportunity. At GRAMMY Camp, I will be learning more about the music industry, and I will have the chance … Continue reading Exciting News: I’m a 2012 GRAMMY Camper!

I’m sure of what I hope for

When people ask me, "What do you want to do for a career?" and I tell them that I'm a music producer and composer, they always look at me like I don't know what I'm talking about.  They always seem to be thinking "That's nice, but don't you want to eat?" and they often ask … Continue reading I’m sure of what I hope for