I am a composer and music educator based in Philadelphia. My music focuses on personal and collective memory. I explore the ways fragments of familiar music or musical objects placed within a disparate musical context can represent the way memories and the emotions attached can suddenly manifest with the smallest of stimuli or triggers in everyday life. Recent projects include pieces for Sō Percussion, TAK Ensemble, and a concerto for the Daedalus Quartet and chamber ensemble.
Beyond music, my interests include spending too much money on coffee and obsessing over all things sport. When I'm not writing or teaching I am likely to be found watching reruns of The Office with my wife or Blues Clues with my daughter.