Composer, arranger, parodist. Secular and religious music, many combinations of instruments and voices. Some works utilize traditional harmonic structure, but many are written employing a modified 12-tone system.
Born 6/20/44 in Webster, SD. Graduate of Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, with a BA in music, minor in chemistry. Semi-retired neurologist based in Fargo, ND. Classical and popular music background. Singer and bassist for several rock bands, currently Auratone (see Facebook page). Played stand-up bass for the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra and bass for the Fargo Theatre Big Band All-Stars. Full orchestral work "52:Overture To The Hostages:52" was premiered by the F-M Symphony Orchestra in 1981. Available for commissions in a broad range of musical styles, instrumentation, voices.
"First Tango In Fargo" and "It's Greek To Me", scored for violin and piano
Arrangement of Beethoven's "Fur Elise" for violin and piano
"Dust Devil" for solo bassoon (12-tone)
Currently working on "13 Easy Pieces" for piano (12-tone)
Arrangements of "Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer" and "Autumn Leaves" for voice and piano
Work in progress: "Nightcrawlers", scored for four hands, one piano
"Wedding Dance" for solo violin
My tastes are very eclectic, and I am "game" for just about anything. I enjoy musical challenges and like working with deadlines.