Dale E. Victorine, a California native, has been composing since high school. He’s written works for solo piano, voice, organ, chorus, orchestra, band and various chamber ensembles. Recent works include sonatas for piano, flute, clarinet and horn; string quartets and a piano trio. He takes inspiration from the greats of classical music, and values melody above all else. Other interests include poetry, art, photography, history, psychology and spirituality. Active in composers’ organizations, he helps produce several concerts of new music a year. He’s recently published a collection of poetry and prose titled “How to Fly Your Heart”.