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Reviews and Press



WBJC, 91.5's STUDENT COMPOSER OF THE MONTH – JUNE 2018: 
Featured on Maryland's Classical Radio Station, WBJC, 91.5's Student Composer of the Month. A podcast where they talk with a composer each month that is currently studying or has recently studied in the greater Baltimore area. Hosted by John Scherch. 

To Listen to Full Interview Click Here



Concert violinist, Peter Sheppard Skaerved, discusses my solo violin piece, Catalyst, in his blog featuring the works of composers from both the Peabody Conservatory and Ithaca College. These composers, including myself, participated in master classes with Mr. Skaerved at our respective schools.

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"An impressive collection of Temple University students affirms the quality of its school's theater and music departments with an ambitious new musical based on a legend from the 18th-century Prince Edward Island."  -Debra Miller, Phindie
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"In looking over the composition—much to my pleasure—I saw at once the mind of a composer at work...The romantic nature of the work is appealing, and his soul is obviously in the music. Leading from the heart, the cerebral training of counterpoint and harmony naturally followed...[I] have a strong feeling that this young artist’s future work will keep music where it belongs: on a higher plane than so much of what we experience in this life."   -Eric Shumsky, Epoch Times 
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"Subtle, evocative..."  -
Mark Cofta , Philadelphia City Paper