The premier of "The Carnival of the Invasive Species" went VERY well! You may view a video of the performance by clicking on my Vimeo link:
The text for the final movement, "Pioneers," was taken from the poem of that title by Walt Whitman. The photo in the final movement is of my grandparents, father & his siblings. My grandparents were homesteaders in northeastern Montana in the early 1900's.