Composer of music for string quartet and orchestra, the first composer ever commissioned to write a concerto and a symphony through eBay. Finalist in the Knight Arts Challenge Detroit 2013 for a project to run an ice cream truck around town playing classical music, including Anton Bruckner's March in E-flat major.
"The Hound of the Baskervilles" by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle is one of the most adapted novels in the literature. This book examines three film adaptations of the classic Sherlock Holmes story for faithfulness to the source material.
Does your classical music radio station play some of the same famous pieces over and over again? This book is filled with hundreds of tips for repertoire that will immediately add variety to your station's playlist, including forgotten works by famous composers and music by one-hit wonders besides their one hit.
Although undeservedly underrated by critics, scholars and other television writers, "JAG" was a a ratings success that redefined American patriotism in the common consciousness in the immediate post-9/11 era. This long overdue book examines the phenomenon of "JAG" from a scholarly perspective, covering reception as well as legal and military authenticity.