Drawing a Line on Difficulty

“If a piece is too difficult for amateurs to sing, the chances are that it is not good enough.” (Randall Thompson) Randall Thompson (1899-1984) is one of America’s most revered [...]


Composer Symposium 2013 Debriefed

For the seventh time in the past nine years, I spent the week after Father’s Day at Pine Lake Music in suburban Atlanta, teaching, critiquing, and cajoling the registrants of Joe [...]