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07/05/2022 @ 8:00 pm GMT+1

International Computer Music Conference Concert 11

Millennium Theatre, Technological University of the Shannon: Midlands Midwest, Moylish, Limerick, Ireland

I will perform my work, Talk-back, a structured improvisation for Gametrak controller, USB footswitch, and Max/MSP at the 24th concert of the International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) 2022. Other composers featured on the concert include Shuyu Lin and Walker Smith. 

06/20/2022 @ 1:00 pm EST

New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival Concert 1

Loreto Theater, The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, 18 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10021

I will perform my work, Talk-back, a structured improvisation for Gametrak controller, USB footswitch, and Max/MSP at the opening concert of the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF) 2022. Other composers featured on the concert include Eric Davis, Zhaojun Yan, Mark Petering, Jason Palarma, Fernando Curiel, Jinglong Wang, Andrew Davis, Yu-Ren Huang, and Timothy Schmidt

05/07/2022 @ 10:00 am EST

American Musicological Society Greater New York Chapter Spring 2022 Meeting

Virtual

I will present my paper, Randy Newman’s Timbre of Loneliness in “I Think it’s Going to Rain Today,” as part of Session II—Opera and Song (11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. EST) at the Spring 2022 Meeting of the American Musicological Society’s Greater New York Chapter. Other presenters include by Christopher Parton, Sylvia Kahan, Catherine Ludlow, Cristoforo Moretti, Artis Wodehouse, and Luca Lévi Sala.

11/14/2021 @ 3:00 pm CST

New Voices for Orchestra Competition Winners Concert

Musical Arts Center, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, IN.

The IU Jacobs School of Music Concert Orchestra performs new works by the five winners of the 2021 New Voices for Orchestra Competition, including my piece, Dreams of Flight. The other works include Beneath the Stillness by Anne Liao, Nocturne by Carlo Frizzo, You Are the Light by Ben Yee-Paulson, and The Evening Redness in the West by Ben Rieke.

08/19/2021 - 08/22/2021 @ 8:00 pm CST
08/26/2021 - 08/29/2021 @ 8:00 pm CST

The Glass Menagerie

The Tennessee, 4633 Westminster Place, St. Louis, MO 63108

As part of its 2021 season, Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis mounts a production of The Glass Menagerie at one of Williams’ childhood apartment buildings—a location that helped inspire the play. The production is directed by Brian Hohlfeld and stars Brenda Currin as Amanda, Bradley James Tejeda as Tom, Elizabeth Teeter as Laura, and Chauncy Thomas as Jim. The show will feature incidental music written by Hohlfeld and myself. Read more about the production here.

05/28/2021 @ 5:00 pm CDT

Alec Rich Master of Music Tuba Recital #1

Shirley Welsh Ryan Opera Theater, Northwestern Bienen School of Music, Evanston, IL.

Alec Rich will premiere my work for solo tuba in f, Monologue, alongside pieces by Frédéric Chopin, Jarrett McCourt, Mark Nightingale, J.S. Bach, Samuel Barber, and Alec Rich as part of his first master’s recital at the Northwestern Bienen School of Music.

05/13/2021 @ 8:00 pm CDT

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Center for Electronic and Computer Music Spring 2021 Concert

IUMusicLive!

A concert of new electro-acoustic music by students in the Spring 2021 course, Projects in Electronic Music (MUS K406). I will premiere my work, Talk-back, a structured improvisation for Gametrak controller, USB footswitch, and Max/MSP. Other composers featured on the concert include Tim Reinholz, Anne Liao, Yi-De Chen, Joey Miller, Shuyu Lin, Patrick W. Lenz, and Assistant Professor of Music Chi Wang.

04/24/2021 @ 4:00 pm EST

National Student Electronic Music Event (NSEME) 2021 Concert #1

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A pre-recorded performance of my structured improvisation for Korg nanoKONTROL 2, and Max/MSP, Clock, Lightning Bolt, Volume, I Love You So Much will be presented on the first concert at NSEME 2021, a two-day festival of student electro-acoustic music hosted by Ithaca College, NY. Other composers featured on the concert include Yi-De Chen, Andreas Papakostas Smyris, Emily McPherson, Leah Mullen, Nolan Hildebrand, Zouning (Anne) Liao, Andrés Goana, Wan Heo, Tim McDunn, Benjamin Damann, and Guiseppe Desiato.

03/22/2021 @ 12:00 pm CDT

2021 MFA Thesis Exhibition

Grunwald Gallery of Art, Indiana University Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture and Design, Bloomington IN.

A thesis exhibition featuring works by graduating Master of Fine Arts students in the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture and Design at Indiana University. My fixed media work, Re-heard, will be premiered as part of Tiffany Hokanson’s show, Re-seen. Other artists in the exhibition include Kathryn Combs, Jiggs Henry, Kayla Barta, Kristoffer Johnson, and Clarissa Pezone.

01/21/2021 @ 8:00 pm CST

Indiana University Jacobs School of Music Center for Electronic and Computer Music Fall 2020 Concert

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A concert of new electro-acoustic music by students in the Fall 2020 course, Projects in Electronic Music (MUS K406). I will premier my structured improvisation for Korg nanoKONTROL 2, and Max/MSP, Clock, Lightning Bolt, Volume, I Love You So Much, as well as perform live electronics with the with the CECM Ensemble in Assistant Professor of Music Chi Wang’s Kinesthetic Modes of Enunciation. Other composers featured on the concert include Anne Liao, Ben Cordell, Yuseok Seol, Shuyu Lin, Yi-De Chen, Kevin Kopsco, and Joey Miller.

08/11/2020 @ 7:00 pm CST
08/15/2020 @ 3:00 pm CST

The Glass Menagerie (Radio Version)

Classic 107.3 FM & twslt.org

A radio production of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie, produced as part of the Tennessee Williams Festival St. Louis 2020: En Avant! The production is directed by Brian Hohlfeld and stars Brenda Currin as Amanda, Bradley James Tejeda as Tom, Elizabeth Teeter as Laura, and Chaunery Kingford as Jim. The show will feature incidental music written by Hohlfeld and myself.

11/08/2020 @ 6:00 pm EST

48 Hours Composition Project Closing Recital—Featuring Wet Ink Ensemble

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The Wet Ink Ensemble premieres my work, Speed Dating, along with other pieces written IU Jacobs School of Music students in the closing recital of the inaugural 48 Hours Composition Project. The 48 Hours Composition Project is an annual compose-a-thon held by the Jacobs School of Music Composition Department in partnership with a visiting ensemble. The ensemble gives participating composers a “prompt” on Friday, participants compose a work based on the prompt on Friday and Saturday, and then the ensemble rehearses and performs the new works on Sunday. Other composers featured on the concert include Chase Fox, Matthew Levin, Anne Liao, Daniel Nieberg, Ben Rieke, Yuseok Seol, Walker Smith, Alex Tedrow, and Anton Von Sehrwald.

09/29/2020 @ 7:30 pm EST

June in Buffalo 2020 Recap Concert

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A concert featuring works by three participant composers from June in Buffalo 2020—Daniel De Togni, Brian Simalchik and myself—livestreamed by the Center for 21st Century Music from Slee Hall, SUNY Buffalo, Buffalo, NY. Pianist Eric Huebner performs my work, Approach to Zion.

06/19/2020 @ 7:00 pm CDT

Fresh Inc Festival 2020: Final Performance #1

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The first of three world premiere concerts at the Fresh Inc. Festival 2020, featuring compositions by Alexa Letourneau, Sammy Sussman, Ben Palmateer, Elena Specht, Sergio Delgado, Nicholas Slaughter, Tengyue Zhang, and myself and performed by festival participants. Andrew French, Ayaka Arai, Torstein Johansen, and Alex Goodin premier my work for four double basses, Naked Light, accompanied by footage captured by the ensemble and edited by Andrew French. 

02/15/2020 @ 7:30 pm EST

Amanda Lubin’s Senior Piano Recital

Warner Concert Hall, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH.

Amanda Lubin premieres my work for solo piano, Approach to Zion, on her senior recital at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. Other pieces on the program include Rautavaara’s Narcissus and Fuoco, Ravel’s “La vallée des cloches” from Miroirs, Peter Van Zandt Lane’s Studies in Momentum, and Avner Dorman’s Piano Sonata No. 2. 

05/09/2019 @ 7:30 pm EST

Oberlin Sinfonietta Concert

Warner Concert Hall, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH.

Violists Josephine Stockwell and Nicholas Gallitano premiere my work, Concertante, with the Oberlin Sinfonietta, directed by Timothy Weiss. Other pieces on the program include Gabriella Smith’s Brandenburg Interstices, featuring flautist Alexa Still, Shulamit Ran’s Fault Line, and Messiaen’s Couleurs de la cité céleste, featuring pianist Liam Kaplan

12/15/2018 @ 11:00 am PST

Brass Quintet Performs Night Through Eight Eyes

David H. Stull Recital Hall, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH.

Oberlin Conservatory students Andrew Conover, Adam Teske, Nick Ginsburg, Ivan Saenz, and Alec Rich perform my brass quintet, Night Through Eight Eyes, along with Anthony Plog’s Four Sketches

11/17/2018 @ 3:00 pm EST

Oliver Kwapis’ Senior Composition Recital

Warner Concert Hall, Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH.

My senior composition recital at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music will include my art songs, Here and There and A Burnt Ship (U.S. Premiere), my brass quintet, Night Through Eight Eyes, and my string sextet, My Mad Dances (World Premiere).

07/11/2018
07/20/2018

Music by soundScape Composition and Performance Exchange Participants Concerts 1 & 9

Sala Concerti “L. Dallapiccola,” Conservatorio Bruno Maderna, Cesena, Italy

The final concert from the soundScape Composition and Performance Exchange. Soprano Stephanie Quintin and pianist Emily Morin perform my art song, A Burnt Ship, a setting of a text by John Donne.

06/13/2018 @ 7:30 pm EST

Atlantic Brass Quintet at the Mostly Modern Festival

Arthur Zankel Music, 815 N Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

The Atlantic Brass Quintet premieres four works by Mostly Modern Festival participants, including my Night Through Eight Eyes. Other works on the program include Lutoslławski’s Mini Overture, Robert Paterson’s Shine, Steven Juliani’s Coruscate (premiere), Nicholas Fife’s The Strife Blinds (premiere), and Michael Standard’s (Un)becoming (premiere).