Piano and percussion duo Sole Nero (Jess Johnson, piano; Anthony Di Sanza, percussion) is using my video for their performances of John Luther Adam’s Red Arc/Blue Veil. The two performances take place on February 22nd in Madison, Wisconsin, and on May 5th at the University of Iowa. When Jess contacted me about using my video, I was so excited. In [...]
“Nonclassical is a record label and night club that has been releasing classical music in innovative ways since 2003.” Michael Brailey is a pianist and composer that is part of the Nonclassical crew. About a month ago he graciously asked to play my composition Punk-Truck-Love for this podcast. Some of the other composers featured on the [...]
This is a video made for Rice University and the Rice Gallery that features my new composition, straight lines with hard edges. The performance of it took place yesterday and went over really well. Thanks to everybody who came, and thanks to Steve Bachicha and Andrew Schneider for composing great pieces as well. I [...]
Thanks to the efforts of Dawson White and the Rice Gallery, my new clarinet + string quartet composition, straight lines with hard edges, will have it’s premiere on Saturday, March 17, at 5 P.M. My work will be performed alongside two other new compositions by composers Steven Bachicha, and Andrew Schneider. All of the works were [...]
This Friday, February 10th, clarinettist David Wetzel will perform my bass clarinet and electronics piece Punk-Truck-Love as part of the Society for Electro-Acoustic Music’s (SEAMUS) national conference in Appleton, Wisconsin. I’m so excited to head up there to participate and hear all of the new and great electro-acoustic music from everybody here in the U.S. [...]
I just posted Red Arc/Blue Veil on vimeo.com accompanied by the recording of AURA playing the work. For more info, visit my video page or go to it on vimeo.com.
On Wednesday, November 16th, University of Houston’s new music ensemble, AURA, gave a repeat performance of their concert at Sam Houston State University. Below are some still frames from the video. I hope to post the complete work online soon.