Electroacoustic and Chamber Music Composer
RECENT AND UPCOMING:
June 6, 2016: Rutaceae, interpreted by Heather Roche, in Cologne, Germany.
March 13, 2016: Larghetto Rubato, interpreted by Magnus Anderson, Walter Gray, and Elise Jacoberger, at Western Washington University.
March 8, 2016: Larghetto Rubato, interpreted by Magnus Anderson, Rohan de Saram, and Elise Jacoberger, at Washington State University.
February 12, 2016: Rutaceae, interpreted by Heather Roche, in Leeds, UK. I was so impressed by the audio/video quality of the stream given by the University of Leeds . Rutaceae starts at 0:40 in this archive of the live stream.
Sep. 7 – Oct. 7, 2015: Return residency at Akademie Schloss Solitude.
April 11, 2015: Premiere of Der Hunger von Spiegeln by the Ictus Ensemble at the Opéra de Lille for the final concert of Les Zébrides, featuring Tom Pauwels on guitar, Jean-Luc Plovier on piano and the Yamaha DX-7, Pieter Lenaerts on voice and contrabass, and Adam Rosenblatt on percussion. The concert will also premiere the accompanying video, which visually represents the polyphonic stratification at play in the composition, and was produced at Akademie Schloss Solitude with guidance and assistance from an incredibly generous and brilliant team of filmmakers and videographers: Hanae Utamura, Andreas Bolm, Manuel Ferrari, Lindsay Foster, and Alex Reynolds.
March 1 – August 31, 2015: Residency at Stiftung Künstlerdorf Schöppingen.
December 1, 2014: I’m excited to have been awarded the Julius F. Jezek Prize from the Harry and Alice Eiler Foundation, and am greatly looking forward to collaborating with the Formalist Quartet next year.
September 14, 2014: Premiere of Fwol, for cello and electronics, with cellist Celine Papion, in Berlin, at Galerie Ron Mandos. During this concert I also premiered the timbre mapping application and sampler, app/territory, developed by Robert Ochshorn.
May 16, 2014: Premiere of Eidolon Verbrauch, a collaboration with saxophonists Nikola Lutz and Mark Lorenz Kysela for the American Days Festival at Gedok Galerie, with me performing on sampler and electronics.
March 7, 2014: Performance of Larghetto Rubato by Pascal Gallois, Rohan de Saram, and Magnus Andersson in Skinnskateberg, Sweden.
December 1, 2013 – August 31, 2014: I’ve been in Stuttgart, Germany, enjoying a nine month fellowship at Akademie Schloss Solitude, where I’ve been working on a major project with the Ictus Ensemble, for electric guitar, contrabass, percussion, and piano + synthesizer. The piece will premiere on April 11, 2015, at the Lille Opera House.
May 12, 2013: I’ll be performing on digital turntables and electroacoustic miscellany with Bird with Strings, in New Haven, Connecticut. We’ll be interpreting Miles Davis’ 1972 album On the Corner. More info about the concert can be found here.
Dec. 8, 2012: Ensemble SurPlus gave the world premiere of O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden, for 13 players without a conductor, during their 20th anniversary concert at the E-Werk Freiburg, alongside world premieres by Claus-Steffen Mahnkopf and Dieter Mack.
Dec. 4, 2012: I defended my dissertation, Aur, for string quartet and electronics, at the University at Buffalo, in front of committee members: David Felder, Jeffrey Stadelman, James Currie, and Charles Smith. This defense finalized my Ph.D. in Music Composition.