composer, writer

GRAMMY Nomination Off the Map
Best Classical Crossover Album

"A lovely, soulful piece...The music captures
and conveys the essence of expectation;
it is both poignant and important."

Yo Yo Ma

"an otherworldly, dreamily poetic short story...
rich, singing tone and sense of drama"

New York Times

"Precious...soaring lyrical lines"

Opera News
Metropolitan Opera


Her Thousand Years Dance

Color of the Mind


15th Anniversary Silk Road Ensemble and Yo-Yo Ma
A celebratory concert at Carnegie Hall
+ U.S. & Canada West Coast Tour 2013

30th Anniversary Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Commission work, May 2014
Collaboration with Academy Contemporary & Chinese Dance

100th Anniversary of Peabody Dance
Commission work 2015

Publication Grant Award
Publishing first Novel in 2014-15

Brain and Music commission project
Collaboration with neuroscience at University College London, UK

New Album Release
Audio Network, see featured album & blog

Northwest Symphony, Chicago
Premieres Memories
January 26, 2014

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Music: Imagery of Water, I. Drops

for guitar, harp, double bass and percussion

Performed & recorded at
The Johns Hopkins University