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On Being a Composer, Lessons from a Tweet Gone Viral

A few days ago, in a minor fit of pique over a virtual project with some students, I tweeted the following: Now, I wasn’t expecting this tweet to have more than 40 or 50 likes (as is fairly par for … Continue reading

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The Garden of Forking Paths Symposium!

Hi everyone — As some of you are already aware, I’m a consultant for an AHRC funded research project based at the University of Leeds at the moment, led by Dr. Scott McLaughlin. And the project is hosting a symposium! … Continue reading

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A third option for multiphonic explanations…

Me again — another video for you (please do follow my channel if you use YouTube regularly, as I’m not sure how consistent I’ll be with posting videos here!). I’ve done what I think is a thorough playthrough of multiphonic … Continue reading

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Playing with some new ways to demo multiphonics…

Hello everyone – hope you’re all keeping well. I’ve been silent on the blog for awhile now, but not because I haven’t been working on a few things. I have two videos (!) to share with you, and I’d really … Continue reading

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Multiphonics from the Top Down: Playing with G6 fingerings

One of the things that Scott McLaughlin and I have spent a lot of time doing during our Forking Paths time is to try to explore ways of turning clarinet technique on its head and seeing what comes out of … Continue reading

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