Category Archives: New Music

The Astoria Symphony, Diane Wittry, and the International Conductor’s Institute Workshop

Last week, I had the good fortune of having my latest work for orchestra (Walamboltz) performed by the Astoria Symphony, under the baton of maestro Silas Huff. The symphony did a great job, and I was pleased with the performance. … Continue reading

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A Dance of Shadows

My newest work, A Dance of Shadows for ‘Cello and Piano, will be premiered by the amazing cellist Kate Dillingham on May 18, 2013 @ 8pm at the Secret Theatre as part of the 2013 Queens New Music Festival. The … Continue reading

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Old instruments, new music

So, one of the great things about producing the Queens New Music Festival last May was that I got to meet lots and lots of musicians doing amazing things. My favorite new friends were the musicians of Parthenia. They’re a … Continue reading

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Queens New Music Festival

On May 10-13, I was the leading organizer of the Queens New Music Festival. The weekend was filled with new concert hall music of almost every stripe. The only kinds of groups we were missing were large ensembles like wind … Continue reading

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Thank you Tom Piercy and Claudine Hickman

 I’d like to thank Tom Piercy (Clarinet) and Claudine Hickman (Piano) for a beautiful performance of my work as big as alone last Friday and Saturday nights here in New York City. Tom, as usual, played with great expression and … Continue reading

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February 12&13

I’ve been a bit remiss in thanking Jessica Mathaes and Colette Valentine for their wonderful performance of my Ayre and Earth for violin and piano (you may find a recording of the work on my works list page). Jessica and … Continue reading

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Concert on May 2 and May 4

Please join me and my fellow composers of the Random Access Music composers’ collective on May 2 and May 4 for six world premieres, performed by the Lost Dog New Music Ensemble. This performance will be the third year of collaboration … Continue reading

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Concerts on May 2 and May 4

Please join me as I and my five compatriots in the Random Access Music composers’ collective present compositions in collaboration with the Lost Dog New Music Ensemble. I have written a work for Cello and Clarinet entitled Still Life (with … Continue reading

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