Do you know a young musician who wants to try something new? This coming Saturday, May 23rd, I will be giving a free composition workshop on Zoom for youth ages 10-18. The class is open to all instruments and voice types. RSVP for a spot here: bit.ly/YCCmay23 Looking forward! It will be a blast! -Sakari
As part of the American Composers Orchestra’s Connecting ACO Community initiative, I was commissioned by Derek Bermel to write a work for solo clarinet. This three-movement work, Two Thoughts and a Fixation, will be premiered this Sunday, May 10th, at 5 p.m. EDT. Click here to learn more about Connecting ACO Community and purchase a ticket to view the presentation and Q&A session … More Online Premiere this Sunday!
2019 was quite an amazing year! I’ve set a personal record for the amount of work that I produced, which means a lot to me since balancing composing along with other work continues to be a challenge over the years. But I am embracing the journey and cherishing progress, not perfection! I completed six pieces … More What a year!