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"JERICHO is by far the most imaginative, unusual and successful work I have ever performed in 33 years of conducting.”
—Dr. Richard Fischer, conductor
Concordia Univ. Chicago
"RAHAB is one of the most moving, intense, and exciting compositions I have had the privilege of conducting. The story, music, surround-sound acoustics, and audience participation are compelling. I can’t wait to perform it again"
—Dr. Jeffrey Doebler, conductor
"Total Knock Out"
"THE PASSION OF JOHN BROWN is a total knock-out. On a purely visceral level it is magnificent."
—Christopher Wilkins, conductor
Akron Symphony Orchestra
"JERICHO is absolutely stunning: tremendously effective, with a relentless sense of creative drive."
—Les Marsden, conductor