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Texture 2 - Writing for families

However, in my brass ensemble writing, I'll write passages for a grouping of trumpets when the music calls for it, and/or as a contrast

Texture 4 - writing chamber music

Recently, I've undertaken some large engraving projects - I'm making clean versions of the Tchaikovsky ballets. This may seem a little silly at first, but having spent a good deal of my playing career in the pit, I grew frustrated with looking at music that was published only with the publisher's bottom line in mind (too much musical information crammed in a small space to save paper), and wasted rehearsal time while the orchestra tried to figure out where the conductor wanted the orchestra to begin (no rehearsal numbers, too few rehearsal letters, inconsistent titles and labels for scenes and movements). A few other publishers have also undertaken these projects, and while they have include

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