I am proud to announce my senior recital! Come and enjoy a concert of new music. This recital is presented as the culmination of my work at Eastern University. On the program: 1970s TV Music, But Not Really – MIDI Ensemble Super Medley Bros. – MIDI Ensemble Film Score Excerpts Deviant Deamon – Justin Tokke, … Continued

The St. Davids Orchestra Society of Eastern University presents the world premiere of “Titanic 2012” by Justin Tokke. A dramatic narrative for orchestra and spoken narrators, the piece is written in commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic on April 15, 1912. 100 years later, this powerful story of the largest ship afloat striking an iceberg on her maiden voyage, is retold through music and narration comprised of quotes by survivors of the tragedy. The premiere will be conducted by the composer.

Come see the premiere of the newest work of Justin Tokke: “Revelation” for Choir and Electronic Instruments. The Eastern University Choir and MIDI Ensemble perform this work using texts from Isaiah, Luke, and Revelation depicting the prophecy and promise of the nativity, and the anticipation of the second coming of Christ.

Sing to the Lord a New Song! Sing to the Lord a joyful song! Sing praises to the Jehovah, provider, conqueror, redeemer. Sing happily to Jesus, for he has been risen from the dead! Sing praises with thanks, for the grace is overflowing. Sing joyfully to the God of Jacob, for he giveth rest and … Continued

Today I conducted the first movement of Pines of Rome with the New York Youth Symphony. It was an exhilarating experience to direct such a fine group of players. There was something incredibly emotional and spiritual, and, of course, fun, about how we were making Respighi’s dots on the page come to life. Even as … Continued

I’ve finally begun studies at Eastern University for music composition! Needless to say, I’m psyched to be getting back to music studies and I expect it to be a very fruitful year. Eastern University is a Christian university affiliated with the American Baptist churches. In the music department, the composition major has a major focus … Continued

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To Jonnie has been read by the New York Youth Symphony. See the YouTube video on the page. Also, see the original string quartet version here, which was performed on Making Score’s final concert earlier this month. If you have comments on either the reading or the piece itself, contact me. I’d love to hear … Continued