highlighted musicThe dark around us, come
chorale from Three Sabbaths
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"Thomas Cabaniss's score exudes a contemporary, atonal beauty seasoned with just a pinch of lush, Broadway-worthy melody."
This is the
website for Thomas Cabaniss, a
composer of music for opera,
dance, theater, and the concert stage.
A bicoastal summer: two upcoming summer
performances I'm excited about...
August 3 - PianoSonoma will present Tiny Bits of Outrageous Love (for
piano, four hands) with Michael & Jessica Chow Shinn at the Green
Music Center in California. Details here.
August 16 - Bay Chamber Concerts in Maine
premieres a new piece for piano, four hands and cello, featuring
Jeffrey Ziegler (below, formerly of the Kronos Quartet) and the husband
and wife duo Alessio Bax and Lucille Chung. More info here.
I started a new course at Mannes this past
year and continued teaching
at Juilliard, a new theory elective on the
perception of time in the music of Stravinsky, Messiaen, and Carter.
With the Weill Music Institute at Carnegie Hall, I led songwriting
workshops and worked on LinkUp, which continues to grow
and spread its interactive approach to places like Sapporo, Japan and
"Cabaniss's score plays a vital role in shaping our perceptions—providing stentorian, driving drum passages; tumbling piano sequences; achingly sweet violin melodies; and much more."