Family Letters

for Orchestra

1993

12 minutes

Premiere: Festival Chamber Orchestra
Simmons Center, Duncan, OK July 24, 1994
Timothy Russell, Conductor

Withdrawn. Replaced by Five Sketches

Composer Note: This work was also performed by the Pro Musica of Columbus, Ohio and the Mesa Symphony Orchestra in Mesa, Arizona. Later I grew to dislike the concept of “letters” as a framing device, and in 2010 I reworked each movement, reimagining them as Five Sketches.