“Stress is a constant part of everyone’s lives. Finding peace and patience when stressed is a valuable virtue to have. In Scherzo, I play with the idea of chaos and beauty existing together. The chaotic life of a creative person can seen demanding at times, but creating something beautiful in the form of art makes the headaches and stress worth it at the end of the day. This piece recreates this with the piano bringing in wave upon wave of tension. Tight clusters of notes and alternating asymmetric time signatures create a tumultuous and uncomfortable setting for our flutist to try and create something of beauty…”
– Alejandro Guardia Jr.
Solo Parts Included: Flute