MATRIARCH 
is dedicated to fellow artist in residence (visual arts)  Laurel Oswald Clark. Though she was incredibly warm and hospitable, Laurel's sardonic wit always kept me on my toes.

Laurel's generosity of spirit is born of a lifetime of amazing memories she would share over many earnest conversations - both comfortable and not - and I am honored to call her friend.

Matriarch is the only chorale in this collection.