Dreams of the Fallen
Jake’s new work for piano, chorus, & orchestra receives national press.
“Now comes a trio of American artists who hope to create a major classical composition about war, based on the experiences of American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan.”
“To be sure, the piano represents the character’s perspective. It is not like background music to a film score. The music reflects the soldier’s reactions and thoughts on the battlefield and which dwell incessantly within his dreams.”
“…between Jake Runestad as a composer and Brian Turner’s experience as an Iraq War veteran, it was clear this work was going to say something very important…”