500 Miles, Featuring Suzanne and her Octave Mandolin!

If you know me personally, chances are you already know a million wonderful things about Suzanne Wedeking. Suz is a friend that goes way back. We took from the same amazing violin teacher (LOVE YOU, PATTI!) while growing up in the Des Moines area, so… Read more


Repeat: Who am I?

Until words wither and die,

Then take tune and fly.

The Musical Priest

I apologize for the delay in posting this! Last week was a full-on marathon of rehearsals with Ligeti, Tower, Wagner, and Mahler on the menu, so I had my hands pretty full. It was a great program and the orchestra performed it on Friday. Part… Read more


I am so happy to present to you my very first loop that I feel okay with sharing! It’s been a long time coming, but working with this loop pedal has been a delight and a challenge in so many ways since day one. The… Read more

Everything Is Free

Crisp blue skies of the early Swedish morning blessed me as I made my way to my first day of school last Monday. This day had been a long time coming, and it was with a mix of apprehension and a kind of nauseous excitement… Read more

Road to Lisdoonvarna/Swallowtail Jig

This entry is coming straight to you from the eye of the hurricane. It’s been a crazy week involving a move to a new country (hej, hej Sverige!), starting a master’s program, and meeting tons of new friends! It’s a pretty pleasant storm, and I’m… Read more