This Spring, I'll be writing a work for the Quintet of the Americas. Performances to be announced.
Later in the year, I'll be composing new works for Counter(Induction and for the Iktus Percussion Ensemble. Performance dates to be announced.
Category Archives: General Thoughts
May 24, online performance of Jade Dance by Max Lifchitz. Links to the performance will be posted soon.
The incomparable pianist Max Lifchitz will perform my Jade Dance for piano solo on Monday, May 24 at 4:00 pm. It will be a virtual performance–details to be announced as soon as I know more.
It’s been 7 years since I last posted. The reason for this is that on March 31, 2014, I suffered a cardiac arrest–my heart simply stopped beating. I was in Pittsburg, PA for a performance of Three Phantasies when it all … Continue reading
Last Friday, Feb. 21, I had the enviable problem of needing to miss the performance of my newest work, 3 Phantasies for Cello and Piano, here in New York City in order to attend a performance of the same work on … Continue reading
This February 21st, 2014, I’ll be back home again in Indiana as a guest of my alma mater, Wabash College. Wabash will be presenting a Symposium on Music in the Liberal Arts, and they asked me to speak about my … Continue reading
My work Aspects Of A Singlularity for Viol Consort was premiered last weekend, Nov. 8/9 here in NYC. The performing ensemble was the nationally-acclaimed Parthenia Viol Consort. It was a great treat to work with these amazing musicians and to … Continue reading
I first met Bev, Lisa, Larry, and Ros of the Parthenia viol consort when they performed at the very first Queens New Music Festival, which RAM–the composers’ collective that I founded–produces. RAM and Parthenia … Continue reading
I’ve got lots on my plate for this upcoming concert season. First up, on October 6, the Astoria Symphony Orchestra will premiere my new work Walamboltz. This work was commissioned by maestro Silas Huff and the ASO. The commission includes use of the work … Continue reading
I’m beginning to think that my idea to produce the Queens New Music Festival was totally self-motivated. My original idea for the festival was that I wanted to promote Queens in the new music world by having lots of groups … Continue reading