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Electric Violin Tutorial Wins Grand Prize

I am very happy to report that my tutorial on was awarded the Grand Prize in the 2×4 challenge! The object of the challenge was to build something (anything) using a 2×4. I had been planning for some time to build an electric violin, and when I saw that contest, for some reason my […]


Well I have certainly seen some great progress this week in my work. My violin piece is taking shape very nicely. I began to work with it in the computer this week and, besides being remarkably difficult to play, it seems to represent an interesting historical cross-section. It actually appears to be channeling Bach’s Cello […]


I found an interesting post on contemporary music site One of their contributors posted a list of his three composition resolutions for the new year. This prompted me to come up with my own big three. 1. Send two compositions per month to a competition or performer. I always start out with good intentions […]