The first half of 2017 was a busy time for me as I delved deeper into composing for a group of electric guitars, culminating in Mandalas being performed as part of the UW's Alumni Alchemy (we are all alchemists now - very validating). What did I learn?
Have a goal lined up, or interest dwindles (duh).
Tab everything out
The more the merrier in the case of this piece/anything where Ebows are concerned.
Those last two months leading into May were awesome, and after taking the summer off (mostly) we're working on a new round of music, and I'll be writing and sharing here as we continue. For now, check out two of the recordings we've got posted on my soundcloud page:
This is the original demo I cobbled together from home recordings:
Here we are at the Meany Theater at UW:
...and at the Chapel later that month:
and, finally, a shot of the group after our Chapel show.