News, Events, & Awards


Music for Bird Lovers is available at BookPeople, For the Birds, All Things Kids, Starflower Gift Shop, S&W Hospital

We’re delighted to announce that you can buy Music for Bird Lovers, our full-color picture/story book with music CD, at BookPeople, 603 N. Lamar in Austin, (in the Animal Reference section in Kids as well as on the Kids Spinner rack). In Georgetown, Texas, you can find Music for Bird Lovers at For the Birds (1103 Williams Drive #400 in Georgetown) and All Things Kids (on The  Georgetown Square). In Temple, Texas, Music for Bird Lovers is available at  Starflower Gift Shop (at McLane Children’s Hospital) and at the Hospital  Gift Shop (at Scott & White Memorial Hospital) .  At these and other Baylor…Read More

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Happy Birthday , TFMC!

“Happy Birthday, TFMC!” Commissioned for the 2015 Centennial Convention of Texas Federation of Music Clubs and Premiered on March 19th in Brownwood, Texas.

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Carthage Music Club

On March 10, 2015, the Carthage Music Club did an entire program of Carlie’s compositions, performed by club members and guest soloists.

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“Mutterliebe” at Saengerfest

“Mutterliebe” performed by the 150-voice Damenchor at the 2014 Saengerfest in Houston, Texas, after winning first place in the 2013 Houston Saengerbund Composition Contest.

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“I Met the Master”

Winner of the 2014 TFMC Music in Poetry Contest, Carlie’s setting of “I Met the Master” was premiered at the 2014 TFMC State Convention in Corpus Christi, Texas and performed at Wednesday Morning Music Club in Austin in 2015 by soprano Carla Johnson, accompanied by the composer.

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Fun with Grandmom Carlie

Fun times at the piano with Grandmom Carlie.

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