Jesus, In His Own Words in Washington DC

Heidi and I were blessed to attend the YouthCUE Nation’s Capital performance of In His Own Words on June 29th, 2008. This concert featured a chorus comprised of almost 300 teenagers (from seven states and six denominations) accompanied by an full orchestra comprised...

Psalm 13 Choral Anthem: Your Unfailing Love

On September 1st of 2007, Heidi’s extended family gathered together for the burial of her Aunt Julie’s ashes. Auntie Julie, as we called her, died on November 3rd, 2006 after a year-long battle with cancer. She was only fifty-four. Even after almost a year of...

Welch’s TV commercial with Alton Brown

Just after I finished composing and producing music for the two Great Western Bank spots, I was contacted by my good friend Stephen Yarbrough. Stephen was the professor  of theory and composition at the University of South Dakota. He had been contacted by ViaGroup, a...

Great Western Bank Commercials

In the summer of 2008, I had the opportunity to score two commercials for Great Western Bank. This is my first opportunity to compose and produce original music for television broadcast commercials. One of the distinctive features of these two spots is that they both...

Leaving Nashville

After a decade of living in Nashville and working in the music industry, I was ready for a change…not just professionally but for our family as well. After the birth of our second daughter in 2005, we wanted to be closer to family, reduce our cost of living, and try...