Hearts Beat

Personal Project: Hearts Beat

When I was in high school, Taylor took piano lessons with me. Her parents have always been avid supporters of me and of my dreams. So when I announced that I wanted to write custom songs for people, Haryl decided to surprise Taylor with a custom song for her Christmas present in 2011. I was thrilled. Taylor and I discussed her desire for her “theme song” and I got right to work developing her anthem! She …

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All Wrapped Up

Personal Project: All Wrapped Up

I wrote this song in the summer of 2010 while interning at NASA-JPL in Pasadena, CA. I had been talking to a long-time friend of mine from Washington state over the phone and remembering our history as friends and found myself wondering “could we be something more?” I then wrote this song about infatuation and how awkward it can be to fall for someone (sometimes literally!) It quickly became one of the favourites played among …

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