Monthly Archives: March 2017

AUDIO: Music For Prepared Guitar

I wrote Music For Prepared Guitar in 2008 as a response to all of the prepared piano music of Cage I was listening to at the time. I was in the second half of my freshman year as a composition student at SUNY Purchase, studying under Suzanne Farrin. At that point, I’d been playing guitar for […]


I purchased the score for John Cage’s One12 several years ago, when I was living in New York City. It has sat in my filing cabinet of scores and every now and then I’d thought about working on it, although the task seemed too daunting. All those numbers, 640 in total. And then actually performing it, it must […]