Yumi Suehiro premieres "Going, Gone" for solo piano and generative score.
Trevor Saint performs More Snow to Fall as part of a Hartt composition faculty concert in Millard Auditorium. 3 PM.
Trevor Saint and I will present "Pillars of Decay" at the Reembodied Sound Conference at Columbia University. The performance will be at Spectrum (121 Ludlow Street) at 8 PM. Details available here.
Feb. 15 - University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Feb. 16 - University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Feb. 17 - University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Feb. 18 - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
"Pillars of Decay" is a setting of music created for post-consumer instruments fabricated from salvage and scrap materials, realized and enhanced with technology. Music for the project is composed by Matt Sargent, Amanda Schoofs, and the Skewed and Such duo (Trevor Saint and Jeff Herriott), and is woven together into a seamless concert-experience. Details available here.
Matt Kline performs "Tide" for solo bass and ten pre-recorded basses as part of the SlowSD festival of slow music. Details available here.
TJ Borden performs "Soft Song" at a Switch~ Ensemble performance in Oakland.
TJ Borden performs "Tide" as part of a Switch~ Ensemble concert at the Center for New Music.
Christopher Beroes-Haigis (cello) and Zachary Rowden (bass) perform "Tide" at the 2016 Workshop in the Woods conference at Dartmouth College.
The Hartt School "Foot in the Door" Ensemble performs "A Series of Breaths / At the Frozen Edge of the Sea" along with works by Feldman, Webern, Cage, and Pisaro. Details available here.
Trevor Saint, Bill Solomon, and Jennifer Torrence perform "Ghost Light Trio", "More Snow to Fall", "Singing Ghost", and "Small Stones" at WAAM. New works by Nora Knight and Henry Birdsey are also on the program. Details are available here.
Jennifer Torrence performs "Singing Ghost" for solo percussion. 8 PM in Stull Recital Hall.
Ensemble Mise-En performs "Three Illuminations", a newly commissioned work, which will be developed during a residency with the ensemble at the iPark Foundation earlier in August.
I will be in composer-in-residence, along with Mike Murray, Eric Honour, and Nolan Stolz, at the Osage Arts Center in Missouri. Details and applications for the symposium are available here.
The Chesapeake Orchestra premieres The Singing Shore, a concerto for trumpet, orchestra, and electronics (Jeffrey Silberschlag, director and trumpet soloist). Details available here.
Updated version of Living in the Pulsing Light, for many tracks of recorded lap steel and real-time processing. Details available here.
Jeff Krieger (e-cello), Matt Sargent (guitar), and Thomas Schuttenhelm (guitar) perform new works by Arthur Hernandez, Matt Sargent, and Thomas Schuttenhelm.
Partch Chimes + Tuned River will be presented on an electroacoustic program, which also features work by Cort Lippe, Ethan Hayden, Tomas Henriques, and others.
Chris Beroes-Haigis performs Soft Song (for solo cello), along with works by other Bard faculty and students.
Performing More Snow to Fall along with other works from his glockenspiel commissioning project
3/15: University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, VA)
3/19: The Goat Farm with Chamber Cartel (Atlanta, GA) - More Snow to Fall and Crossing/Rising
3/20: University of North Alabama (Florence, AL)
3/22: University of Central Florida (Orlando, FL)
3/23: Stetson University (Deland, FL)
3/24: University of South Florida (Tampa, FL)
3/28: University of South Carolina (Columbia, SC)
3/29: University of Tennessee, Knoxville (Knoxville, TN)
3/31: University of North Carolina, Pembroke (Pembroke, NC)
Evan Runyon performs the bass version of Tide along with works by Donatoni, Wolfe, and Bröndum. Details here.
Christopher Beroes-Haigis (cello) performs Tide along with other works by Bard students and faculty.
Soft Song (for solo cello), Tide (cello), Tide (bass), and More Snow to Fall. Featuring Zach Rowden (bass), Christopher Beroes-Haigis (cello) and Trevor Saint (percussion). Time and details TBA.
a.pe.ri.od.ic performs Tide at the Frequency Festival. Details and tickets available here.
Improvised trios with Zachary Rowden (bass) and Kyle Grimm (bass). 3 PM. Free and open to the public. Part of a weekend of improvised performances in conjunction with a show of drawings by Robert Wilson.
TJ Borden performs the cello version of Tide. Solo cello and ten recorded cellos. 7 PM. Details here.
TJ Borden performs the cello version of Tide. Solo cello and ten recorded cellos. 8 PM. Details here.
Crystal Pascucci (cello) and Bill Solomon (percussion) perform pieces for performer and layers of pre-recorded sounds, including Tide and A River Is Many Things Going to Almost the Same Place at Almost the Same Time. 191 Henry Street, 7 PM.
Zachary Rowden premieres a new long work for solo bass and electronics, written specifically for the unique acoustic space of the Marine A grain elevator of Silo City. More information available at the Null Point website.
Trevor Saint performs More Snow to Fall for solo glockenspiel, along with works by Amanda Schoofs, Christopher Burns, and Jeff Herriott. More information available at Uncertainty Music Series.
Residency concert with Trevor Saint (percussion), Jeff Manchur (piano), Bill Solomon (percussion). The program will feature new works by Christian Gentry and me. Masterclass and lecture on composing/technology will also take place in the days surrounding the event. 6:30 PM at the Heineman Ecumenical Cultural Center. Free and open to the public.
Jeff Krieger (e-cello), Matt Sargent (guitar), and Thomas Schuttenhelm (guitar) perform newly composed music by Arthur Hernandez, Matt Sargent, and Thomas Schuttenhelm. A new work of mine, a thin line to draw us together (electric cello, two electric guitars, transducers, and digital feedback system). 7 PM, $10. More information available here.
Crossfire Percussion performs Small Stones at the SUNY "New Music and Culture" symposium.
The Ghost Ensemble performs an evening of microtonal chamber music, including Tide. Music by John Rot, Marc Sabat, and Ben Richter will also be included on the program. 161 West 22nd Street. 8 PM, $10.
The Hartt School of Music composition department presents "Currents", an evening of electroacoustic music, including partch chimes + tuned river. 8 PM at the Black Box at the Hartford Art School. Free and open to the public.
Dani Dobkin (prepared turntables / laptop) and Matt Sargent (laptop / guitars). 7 PM in the Black Box at the Hartford Art School.
Undue (Trevor Saint and Nick Fox, percussion) perform Small Stones, along with works by Christopher Burns, Jeff Herriott, Stuart Saunders Smith, and others.
10/7 - 7:30pm, Recital Hall, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2400 E. Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI.
10/8 - 7:30pm, COFAC Recital Hall, Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL.
10/9 - 8pm, Westbrook Auditorium, Illinois Wesleyan University, Bloomington, IL.
10/11 - 5pm, Recital Hall, Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, IL.
10/12 - 7:30pm, Bremer Center Theater, Danville Area Community College, 2000 E. Main Street, Danville, IL.
10/14 - 7:30pm, Light Recital Hall, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, 800 W. Main Street, Whitewater, WI.
Trevor Saint performs my extended glockenspiel solo, Saint, along with other works from his pretty/noisy/bell commissioning series.
Wooden Cities performs Tide as part of their homecoming show at Pausa Art House. Works by Zane Merritt and other Buffalo folks on the program, as an opening set for Ensemble Pamplemousse. 8 PM, $7.
Wooden Cities performs Tide on their Rust Belt tour, along with works by Zane Merritt, Nathan Heidelberger, Michael Pisaro, and others. 8 PM in the Eidson-Duckwell Recital Hall at Butler.
A concert and poetry reading at the new and wonderful Dreamland art space (387 Franklin Avenue, Buffalo NY). Trevor Saint performs my extended glockenspiel work, Saint. Joe Hall and Cheryl Quimba will read selections from their recent works. $5 cover.
I have been invited as a featured composer for this year's Hartford Composers Series, curated by Arthur Hernandez. The West End string quartet premieres river of dream / dream of the river and Sayun Chang performs Singing Ghost. 6 PM in Centinel Hall on the 11th floor at 960 Main Street in Hartford.
The Ghost Ensemble presents Tide (for nine sliding instruments) as part of their performance at the East Bank series in Greenpoint. Details are available at the ensemble's website.
A double-bill performance with composer Nomi Epstein. Trevor Saint performs my extended glockenspiel work, "Saint", along with a performance of new collaborative work by Nomi Epstein and sound artist Olivia Block.
Trevor Saint and I will present my extended glockenspiel work, "Saint" for the ICAM graduate composition seminar at the Hartt School of Music. I will also be giving on my lecture on my composition practice and writing for mallet instruments. 5 PM, free and open to the public.
Trevor Saint and I will present my extended glockenspiel work, "Saint" at the University of Maryland College Park. Trevor and I will also be guest speakers at the university's graduate composition seminar.
Trevor Saint and Bill Solomon present an evening of my music for sustaining metal instruments. "Saint" (2013), a thirty-minute work for solo glockenspiel (commissioned by Trevor Saint) and "Ghost Music" (2008), an hour-long work for solo percussion (performed by Bill Solomon). 8 PM, $10.
Trevor Saint and Bill Solomon present an evening of my music for sustaining metal instruments. "Saint" (2013), a thirty-minute work for solo glockenspiel (commissioned by Trevor Saint) and "Ghost Music" (2008), an hour-long work for solo percussion (performed by Bill Solomon).
7:30 PM in Blum Hall on the Bard campus.
The Arditti Quartet will record a new, forthcoming work for string quartet. Details TBD.
The SEM Ensemble, led by Petr Kotik, will be performing a newly revised version of Tide (for nine sliding instruments).
8:00 PM at the Willow Place Auditorium, 26 Willow Place, Brooklyn, NY.