Folksong of the Fringe

Since my teenage years, I’ve been interested in songwriting as a way to document my experiences. Religion was a big part of my life in my early years while growing up in a Mormon family and serving a mission in the early 1980s. Faith, doubt, rebellion, heresy, mysticism, ecumenicism and universalism all have their expression in my songs.

I studied music composition at BYU, and I’ve written instrumental music for small ensembles and also worship music, such as hymn arrangements and choral music, but only my songs will be featured in this session.