With two performances in recitals already under our belt and at least two more to go, “Spirit of Trees” by Alan Hovhaness has become one of my favorite pieces to perform. This is a work for Harp and Guitar, which is almost unheard of. I’m very proud to announce that a new work for my duo partner and I is being commissioned as I type this to grow the repertoire for this wonderful pairing of instruments and we will be giving the world premier of the piece in 2014 at Northwestern University.