CHASING THE SUN
Scherzo for Orchestra
performed by the Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra, April 3, 2016
"The orchestra really dug into your piece, and I heard many musicians compliment the writing.
I think it's a brilliant concert opener, and the audience also seemed
to enjoy it very much."
Scott Speck, Music Director
Chicago Philharmonic Orchestra
Mobile Symphony Orchestra
West Michigan Symphony Orchestra
for Flute, Clarinet, & Piano
Premiere : March 15, 2016
Leonard Garrison, flute, Shannon Scott, clarinet, Melissa Loehnig, piano
Central Methodist University, Fayette, MO
Who is That Fat Child?
Words by Tray Christopher
December 18, 2015
Choral Arts, Robert Bode, conductor
Holiday Reception, The White House, Washington, D.C.
Mr. Earnest is profoundly honored that this simple Christmas choral piece was recently performed at The White House during a holiday reception hosted by President and Mrs. Obama. His thanks to Choral Arts, the extraordinary chorus from Seattle and its conductor, Robert Bode, for
performing the piece.
Postcards from Frank
Words by Frank LoScalzo
December 11, 2015
Louis Randall Brooks, baritone, David Kim, piano
Whitman College , Walla Walla, WA