Each month for the entire year of 2019, deLise is composing a “miniature” for flute and harp. Written especially for flutist, Joan Sparks, and harpist, Anne Sullivan, the “minis” are offered to Joan’s Flute Pro Shop customers for free, but for just ten days. After each quarter of the year, ALRY Publications collects up the Read More
A new project for 2019 Joan Sparks and I have embarked on a cooperative project to create and publish a “miniature” composition once each month with compilations to be published each quarter. From Joan’s website: “…when Louis deLise agreed to the New Miniatures project, I could answer this need in the repertoire. Inspired by so Read More
I am proud to announce that The National Flute Association has chosen my composition, Salone del Astor, as the Winner in the “Mixed Duet” category of its 2019 Newly Published Music Competition. Thanks to publisher, ALRY Publications, and to flutist, Joan Sparks, who commissioned Salone.
Coming July 1st, 2019! NATURAL LIGHT is deLise’s first album as featured soloist. Of the compositions, deLise says, “For me, the impetus to create music can come from many places: my surroundings, life’s events (good or bad); or, simply, the urge to play with this or that pitch collection, time signature, or rhythm. Mostly, I Read More
At The Shop… I recently had the distinctly distasteful experience of shoe shopping. I dislike shopping for shoes. Most stores do not carry shoes in my size, and, if they do, their selection is very often a choice between ugly and bad looking. But while last week’s visit to the shoe shop did not yield Read More