"It's whimsical, it's beautiful, it's sad, and it touches you in a lot of ways," said Changaris. "I think it explains this whole event. This is nature, and nature is beautiful in a lot of ways. It's also incredibly destructive. It's sad, and people are suffering right now."
He has been playing on and off for about 10 to 15 years and says he's never been classically trained.
Changaris, an attorney, is modest in the limelight. He wants everyone to know that people are suffering in Colorado, his home state, and he wants them to volunteer their time or give money to a charity like the Red Cross.
"Our suffering is very small compared to others in the flood", he said. The music "put a personal face on the flood in a way that flood coverage doesn't, and I think that's why it's resonated."