Over the last several months, I’ve been involved with Project Incubator. Project Incubator gave composers the chance to work very closely with a particular musician on a piece, which was to be premiered at the end of the collaboration. In … Continue reading →
On May 10, Pacifica Quartet will be premiering me new string quartet, loose/together, at the Logan Center for Performing Arts. Here’s the program note: The string quartet is a genre fraught with influence, as the formula of a couple violins, a viola … Continue reading →
Vamp (clarinet, violin, cello and piano) was recently awarded First Prize in the Belvedere Festival Composition Competition. The work all be performed at the festival by the Luna Nova New Music Ensemble in Memphis in late June.
I was recently asked to write a brief description of my compositional process for a special concert/exhibition (which I will hopefully write about later). Here it is: My compositional process tends to vary from piece to piece as instrumentation, length, … Continue reading →
In late March 2014, my most recent piece, Spin, will be premiered by Ensemble Dal Niente at the Red Note Festival at Illinois State University in Normal, IL. Written for Dal Niente, Spin is a short, 7-minute piece for flute, clarinet, alto … Continue reading →