News Articles

“Be Still” News – December 9, 2020

April 7, 2021|

Casey Cook, Founder and Artistic Director at Artifice, Operations Coordinator at Chorus America and Musician in Residence at American University, and one of the American Prize judges, had some very complimentary words to say about "Be Still".

Dear Friends, Family, and Colleagues

November 13, 2020|

Dear Friends, Family, and Colleagues, Watcher of the Sky, a string quartet commissioned by the Mount Wilson Institute in celebration of the 2018 sesquicentennial of the birth of astronomer George Ellery Hale has been released on an album recorded by the Sirius Quartet. Playing on the Edge 2 was released on [...]

With Marvin Rosen July 8, 2020

July 5, 2020|

On July 8 I'm on Classical Discoveries with Marvin Rosen. WPRB-Princeton NJ. He'll be playing my piano piece Alternative Facts, performed by Gloria Cheng from the album Through Glass on the Navona label.Buy the album on Amazon‎Marvin Rosen‎ to CLASSICAL DISCOVERIES3 hrsI hope you will join Classical Discoveries for the weekly program [...]

THROUGH GLASS  Release Date  June 12, 2020

June 11, 2020|

THROUGH GLASS  Release Date  June 12, 2020 featuring   ALTERNATIVE FACTS for piano by Bruce Babcock Composed for and performed by Gloria Cheng on the Navona label     Alternative Facts was composed as a reaction to the 2016 presidential campaign, election, and subsequent inauguration of our current president. Ever since he [...]

The American Prize – Honorable Mention, Instrumental Chamber Music

June 10, 2020|

June 10, 2020   So here is some more good news, announced yesterday. I was awarded Honorable Mention, out of 29 finalists, in The American Prize competition, Instrumental Chamber Music category for my string quartet "The Present Moment."     "The Present Moment" was recorded by the Altius Quartet for [...]

The American Prize 2020 – June 9, 2020

June 9, 2020|

So here is some news. I was awarded second place in The American Prize competition, Shorter Choral Works category for my a cappella piece "Be Still." "Be Still" was composed for and premiered by James Walker and Coventry Choir, All Saints Church, Pasadena, and recorded by the multiple Emmy-winning choir [...]