Dabble (2019) for saxophone quartet, is a piece about the act – and perhaps art – of dabbling: doing things you’re bad at (or only superficially good at) precisely because you enjoy doing them, full well knowing you’ll never be the best at whatever it is, and that that is part of the fun. Throughout the work, the quartet explores the process of doing, making, and being, never letting sudden jolts and bumps, comments and interruptions, stop them in their pursuit of dabbling.
Winner of the 2020 Sinta Quartet National Composition Competition
Commissioned by Sinta Quartet
Available through Just a Theory Press.