Composition: Springtime Frogs

Info: Composition finished 2020, 2 min 30 sec, for violin and piano and string orchestra and piano.

Program notes: Frogs that live in a stream near Mount Rainier wake to a spring morning after a long winter. They are enjoying the day when a coyote tries to eat them! They soon outhop/swim it and spend the rest of the day swimming, catching bugs and watching the evening sunset.

Performances: June 4, 2022, Symphony Tacoma, conductor Sarah Ioannides, starting at 9:20 into the video; June 20, 2021, Rachel Nesvig, violin, Jake Sele, piano.