What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Multimedia, Small Ensemble, Songs, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
I'm a musical mutt
Is music your main income source?
Where do you live?
Just outside Asheville, NC
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
I grew up in a musical family, played my first professional gig on drums at 13 and had a band playing my original music on vibraphone at 17, and received my first royalty check from BMI at 24.
Since then, I’ve toured parts of the US, Germany, Wales, Turkey and Greece as a vibraphonist/keyboardist, produced artists, jingles, worship music, recorded and performed with Grammy and Dove award-winning artists.
I worked my way through a Bachelor of Music degree from Mars Hill University in North Carolina, and a Master of Music from the University of North Texas.
I started composing my own songs early and began writing/arranging for a band. This led to odd studio projects, music tracks for vocalists, production music and jingles. There were also several commissions for percussion ensemble pieces featuring the vibraphone.I have written a "How to Read Music" book/course with play along tracks - ranging from gut-bucket blues to reggae.
Recently, I have been invited to compose for a short film, with the possibility of 2 more following. I need a crash course in film scoring. Looking forward to learning from the composers forum. Thank you!