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“The strength of this music is its clarity, its geniality, its welcoming tunefulness, and its openhearted sincerity.”
American Record Guide

“original, contemporary music of considerable grandeur and mystery”
—the Washington Times

“natural expression, remarkable emotional range and flawless compositional technique”
—the Columbia Flier

“a good ear for melody and a keen sense for the dramatic”
—the Washington Post

“Compositional eloquence such as Mr. Pender’s is all too rarely encountered in today’s music.”
Baltimore Alternative