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When I first heard recordings of this flute and percussion duo, I didn’t think of it is “chamber music”. I heard them as an indie band, a rock band, a punk band--a couple of musicians doing things their own way, outside of the norm. This perception helped to shape my approach of writing (and rewriting) this piece.

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New Music(TM) with Friends

The music created is really only a fraction of the outcome. I strive to create relationships with new collaborators, or indulge in longstanding relationships with old friends to create something that we can both be proud of. Of course, everything isn’t a walk in the park. Part of the difficulty in this is becoming comfortable enough with myself as a composer to allow someone else in on the process.

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