The commission of a new piece of music can be one of the most rewarding musical experiences for your students, school and community. As the composer, I work with you and your students throughout the commissioning process to create ideas for the basis of the composition and through the poser of the internet, you will be able to see and hear the work as it develops. Your involvement in the commission process can be at any level from title suggestions and concept ideas to performance suggestions.
Equally as valuable an experience will be the premier performance allowing the composer the opportunity to complete this musical vision, working with your students and community for a successful and memorable musical experience.
Reasons for commissioning music are numerous. I have written music based on ideas from current topics of study at the school (Last to Defend, Last Ride of the pony Express, Eureka), Poetry (Bugs) and personal memorials (Purple Heart). Building dedications, community events, personal reasons have all bee occasions for commission projects.
"A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their music on silence."