top of page

audio sample

smile smile smile - 2014

for bass clarinet, piano + percussion, ca. 8'00"

Composed for players at the University of South Florida in 2014, smile smile smile is based on the English World War I soldier song

Pack up your Troubles, which appears throughout the work in various forms. The piece explores the way perspectives on a given tune or idea can change over time, with an emphasis on the ways in which subjective experiences can create wildly varied reactions to the same materials.

score sample

To inquire about full scores please submit a form on the Contact page

full recording

Joseph Bourdeau, bass clarinet
Yiyang Li, piano
Jessyca Rose, percussion

bottom of page