Happy Birthday, Samuel Barber!

Happy birthday to American composer, Samuel Barber (1910-1981)! Barber has been one of my favorite composers for solo piano; I love his neo-romantic sound, and incorporation¬†of American folk styles. I’m practicing hard and looking forward to performing his solo piano set, Excursions, Op. 20, in some¬†upcoming April performances at James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA) and…