All of these social media photos of pandemic sourdough have really made me miss all of my probiotic excursions in the kitchen. I’ve done kombucha, yogurt, and sourdough, and I may have had a little too much fun taking some eerie-looking, mad-scientist style, backlit kombucha photos back in the day. (Just in time for Halloween!) … More I cringe just a bit looking back on this . . .
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!