Cellist Ben Larsen and flutist Martha Cargo have started a new commissioning venture – Pieces of Eight, creating a fresh body of work for flute and cello duo from eight talented composers: Juan Pablo Contreras, Natalie Dietterich, Qin Ding, Reena Esmail, Whitney George, Paolo Marchettini, Robert Sirota, and Molly Joyce. Check out their Indiegogo campaign here and watch their fundraising video below:
Available today! Super honored to be apart of Brianna Matzke’s Stockhausen Response Project, which asked five composers to write for solo piano and electronics in response to Mikrophonie Iby Karlheinz Stockhausen. The five works are now available as a studio recording, released via Bandcamphere.
The exciting new group Echo Chamber has launched a Kickstarter campaign to commission four composers – Brooks Frederickson, Matt Frey, Pascal Le Beouf, and yours truly – and now with stretch goals! Check it out here.
Super excited to be included in The Colonials’Trout Variations Recording! The recording features variations on Schubert’s “Trout Theme” by Lembit Beecher, Brad Balliett, Jonathan Dawe, Paul Epstein, Gity Razaz, and yours truly.
Their inaugural recording project takes Schubert’s beloved Quintet in A Majorand interleaves today’s leading compositional voices into the fourth and most famous movement, the Theme and Variations. It features new variations by Brad Balliett, Lembit Beecher, Jonathan Dawe, Paul Epstein, Gity Razaz, and yours truly.
You can donate online at their INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN, where you can also find more information on The Colonials and their goals.
Super excited about this – Nieuw Amsterdams Peil comes to NYC next month as part of the American Composers Orchestra’s SONiC Festival, including the phenomenal Gerard Bouwhuis performing a new piano + electronics of mine! Also at my old interning grounds of (le) poisson rouge – more info and tickets
Now streaming via Q2 – live recordings from VisionIntoArt’s FERUS Festival, including excerpts from YousaidShesaidHesaid, created in collaboration with musical director Patrick Jones, librettist Christopher Oscar Peña, and director Austin Regan. The recording features vocalist Lucy Dhegae and Patrick Jones on a 19th-century fortepiano. Many thanks to VIA for having us on the festival! To stream selections from the entire festival, click here.