April 3, 2018

Performance of The Best Place for This by Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble.  560 Music Center, St. Louis, MO.  

April 12-13, 2018

Performances of a new work in celebration of singer/songwriter Elliott Smith, in collaboration with composers Scott Wollschleger, Ted Hearne, Chris Cerrone, Jacob Cooper, and Robert Honstein and the Hand2Mouth Theatre Company, by Third Angle Ensemble.  Alberta Rose Theater, Portland, OR.


Past Events:

November 11, 2016                                                                                                                                                                Premiere performance of The Best Place for This, for three sopranos and mezzo-soprano with live electronic processing, commissioned by Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble with support from Chamber Music America. The Lilypad, Cambridge, MA.

September 7, 2017                                                                                                                                                                   Performance of Space by Kayleigh Butcher on the 2017 Resonant Bodies Festival. Roulette, Brooklyn, NY.

June 3, 2017                                                                                                                                                                            Performance of We Don't Eat Dead Things by Ensemble Dal Niente. Dal Niente PARTY 2017, Ruth Page Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL.

April 22, 2017                                                                                                                                                                        Premiere performance of We Don't Eat Dead Things for two sopranos, alto saxophone, horn, harp, violin, cello, and bass guitar, commissioned by Ensemble Dal Niente and the Des Moines Civic Music Association. Sheslow Auditorium, Des Moines, IA.

March 24-25, 2017                                                                                                                                                                Performances of Groove III by Fifth House Ensemble. Poetry Foundation and Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, IL. 

March 19, 2017                                                                                                                                                                      Performance of I/We  by Convivium Choral Ensemble, conducted by Eric Tuan.  Christ Episcopal Church, 1040 Border Road, Los Altos, CA. 

November 5, 2016                                                                                                                                                                    Premiere performance of I/We for SSAATB choir with piano by the Volti High School Choral Institute, conducted by Robert Geary. First Unitarian Universalist Center, San Francisco, CA. 

October 9, 2016                                                                                                                                                                     Performance of Zin zin zin zin by the Spektral Quartet as part of the Ear Taxi Festival.  Constellation, Chicago, IL.

October 3, 2016                                                                                                                                                                     Performance of Fountains and Cathedrals for woodwind quintet and piano by the University of Memphis Contemporary Chamber Players.  Harris Concert Hall, Memphis, TN.

May 13, 2016                                                                                                                                                                     Performance of fly, into the light.. for solo violin and electronics by Janis Sakai as part of the Civic Orchestra Composers Project.  Buntrock Hall at Symphony Center, Chicago, IL.

May 7, 2016                                                                                                                                                                                DMA degree recital.  Performances of fly, into the light..., Ga Sa Re, Wilder Shores, Way Down Yonder, Digression on Number 1 1948, Fountains and Cathedrals, PAW, Groove IV, Groove V, and Cog, featuring Third Coast Percussion and members of Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, Ensemble Dal Niente, Mocrep, Chicago Civic Symphony, and others.  Mary Galvin Concert Hall, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

March 18, 2016                                                                                                                                                                     Premiere performance of Way Down Yonder, a setting of poetry by Rickey Laurentiis for soprano, violin, viola, and cello, by Castle of Our Skins.  Roxbury Community College, Boston, MA.

March 11, 2016                                                                                                                                                                          Live performance by Access Contemporary Music's Palomar Ensemble, with film, of original score of Gaudi, a collaboration with composers Patricia Morehead, Larry Axelrod, and Ryan Ingebritsen, as part of ACM's Sound of Silent Film Festival tour. Symphony Space, New York, NY.

February 21, 2016                                                                                                                                                                     Premiere performance of Groove V: a little wild and a little strange.. Constellation, Chicago, IL.

January 12, 2016                                                                                                                                                                     Premiere screening of Ballad of the Mean Angry Jazz Hater Monster! animated film. REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA.

November 13-14, 2015                                                                                                                                                                     Performances of Wilder Shores for violin, cello, and two narrators by Third Angle Ensemble, with text authors Matthew and Michael Dickman.  Third Angle Ensemble Studio Series: Hearing Voices, Studio2@Zoomtopia, Portland, OR. 

October 1, 2015                                                                                                                                                                     Performance of Step! by the San Francisco Conservatory New Music Ensemble with Ted Hearne, conductor. Caroline H. Hume Concert Hall, San Francisco, CA.  

August 14, 2015                                                                                                                                                                               Performance of Space by LJ White. Langlab, South Bend, IN. 

July 10, 2015                                                                                                                                                                                       Performance of Space by Kayleigh Butcher and Liz Pearse.  Omaha Under the Radar Festival, Bancroft Street Market, Omaha, NE.

June 21, 2015                                                                                                                                                                                     Premiere performance of Wilder Shores by Third Angle Ensemble and Matthew and Michael Dickman.  Bang on a Can Marathon, the Winter Garden at Brookfield Place, New York, NY.

May 16 & 17, 2015                                                                                                                                                                      Premiere performance of Digression on no. 1, 1948, for 20-voice mixed choir, by Volti. Z Space, San Francisco, CA. 

April 16, 2015                                                                                                                                                                                        Premiere performance of Ga Sa Re for solo flute and electronics by Jilene van Opdorp. Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL. 

February 26, 2015
Performances of Zin zin zin zin by the Spektral Quartet.  Constellation, 3111 North Western, Chicago, IL.  

February 25, 2015
Performance of Zin zin zin zin by the Spektral Quartet.  Ecstatic Music Festival, Merkin Concert Hall, 129 W 67th St., New York, NY.  

February 23, 2015
Performance of Zin zin zin zin by the Spektral Quartet on the Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Liquid Music series.  Amsterdam Bar & Hall, 6 W. 6th St., St. Paul, MN.  

Februrary 12, 2015
Performance of Zin zin zin zin by the Spektral Quartet.  Strathmore Mansion, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD.  

February 8, 2015
Performance of Zin zin zin zin by the Spektral Quartet.  Grand Rapids Art Museum, 101 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, MI.  

February 2, 2015
On-the-spot choreography of Step! as part of Peep Show, an event curated by the Striding Lion Performance Group.  Links Hall, Constellation, 3111 N Western, Chicago, IL.  

July 30, 2014
Premiere performance of Fountains and Cathedrals by participants of the Bennington Chamber Music Conference.  Greenwall Auditorium, Bennington College, Bennington, VT.  

July 11, 2014
Performance of Space by the composer, as part of InsideOUT, an artist-in-residence exhibition at the Atlantic Center for the Arts.  1414 Art Center Ave., New Smyrna Beach, FL. 

June 22, 2014
Premiere performance of P.A.W. by Music from Copland House, as part of the CULTIVATE Festival.  Merestead Estate, 855 Byram Lake Rd, Mt. Kisco, NY. 

March 22, 2014
Performance of Let It Begin With Me by Dan Graser and Owen Davis.  Competition Winner's Concert, North American Saxophone Alliance Conference, University of Illinois Champaign/Urbana, Urbana, IL.

March 14, 2014
Performance of Big Fish by Jeff Siegfried and Chet Baughman.  Regenstein Hall of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.

January 18, 2014
Performance of Elegy by the Gaudete Brass Quintet.  Gottlieb Hall, Merit School of Music, Chicago, IL.

January 10 & 11, 2014
Performance of Freestyle by Present Music.  Walker's Point Anodyne Coffee, Milwaukee, WI.  

January 9, 2014
Performance of Freestyle by Present Music.  Women's Club of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI.  

November 27, 2013
Performance of Zin zin zin zin by the Spektral Quartet.  Douera a Malzéville, Lorraine, France.

October 31, 2013
Performance of Groove II by the Alaska Orchestra at Sounds on the Terrace.  Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia.

October 26, 2013
Performance of Zin zin zin zin by the Spektral Quartet on the release party concert for the album Chambers (which includes the piece.)  Constellation, Chicago, IL.

September 4, 2013
Performance of H#ck It!, arranged for flute, violin, bass, and piano, by t8ts on the Contagious Sounds series.  Cornelia St. Cafe, New York, NY.