2007 Commissioned by the University of Calgary’s Music Department for the Rozsa Centre’s 10th Anniversary. The work was premiered at the Rozsa Centre, Calgary, Alberta, 2007, by Edmund Agopian (violin) and Daniel Fung (piano).


7 minutes


Violin and piano

Two Postcards: Prelude and Groove:

     I. Prelude

     II. Groove

For the celebration the Rozsa Centre’s 10th Anniversary, I was given a unique challenge: out of a list of words that embodied special meaning to the Rozsa family, I was to compose a work using any one of them for solfege compositional procedures. Two words in particular stimulated my creative imagination: Lola and doodlebug.

Order score and parts here.