It’s exciting. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has given me my first paid writing commission—about their forthcoming concerts of Arthur Honegger’s oratorio, Jeanne d’arc au bûcher.  What a fascinating exploration (in the midst of mounds of reading and writing for the two courses I am doing for my MFA this semester) of her life and artistic inspiration!

Here’s the link to the BSO website:,1,38

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