On a concert of new text and graphic scores, Southland Ensemble will be presenting a revised version of my piece “Something About My Punctuation” for four writers and sounds, consisting of text fragments from Søren Kierkegaard’s diary. Saturday, February 9 Automata 504 Chung King Ct. Los Angeles, CA 90012 Tickets hereRead more "Southland Ensemble: Something About My Punctuation"
A small cohort from Dog Star Orchestra will be performing at the GAS Festival in Gothenburg, Sweden on September 28 and 29. At the latter of the two shows a new piece of mine titled still life: North Puyallup River Bridge will be premiered for quartet (bass flute, horn, viola, guitar) alongside work by Erika Bell, […]Read more "Dog Star Orchestra at GAS Festival in Sweden"
short video from the performance on June 3, 2018. the piece consists of 9-tone ‘chains’ which must be arranged in a harmonic lattice structure (this performance uses the (2,3), (3,5), and (5,7) planes—an x,y graph where each axis represents a harmonic ratio). video by Ian Byers-GamberRead more "lattice chains"
The 14th season of Dog Star Orchestra begins Saturday June 2. On Sunday June 3 at Human Resources in Chinatown, I will present a new piece lattice chains for an 8 channel modular sound system designed with Janie Geiser, Eric Heep, and Cassia Streb. Eric Heep, Sepand Shahab, Stephanie Smith, and Cassia Streb will also be presenting […]Read more "Dog Star 14"
Paul Muller with a nice writeup on one of the Dog Star concerts this past June.Read more "Dog Star 12: Math is Nature"
Two new events planned as part of this year’s Dog Star Orchestra festival. June 4, I’ll be playing Tom Johnson’s Nine Bells on a specially-tuned set of bells I’ve built. June 14, Isaura String Quartet will perform ‘rhythm color #3’ alongside the Southland String Quartet performing works by James Tenney and Tom Johnson. Check out […]Read more "New dates"
Isaura String Quartet will be premiering my piece “parallel lines (do not intersect)” on their final concert of their summer series. For the concert they asked 7 different LA composers to reimagine Blondie’s “Heart of Glass”. My piece, which borrows its name from Blondie’s album title, begins with a chorale, of sorts, in two separate 3-limit harmonic spaces […]Read more "ISQ Premiere"
I have had the pleasure of working with Randolyn Zinn and The Living Room Theatre on a few projects. They have developed their own type of site-specific theatre at the Park McCullough House in North Bennington, VT over the past couple summers. I have contributed music for this summer’s production of Chekhov’s ‘The Cherry Orchard’. The score sets […]Read more "Chekhov in Vermont"
A new piece for two writers will be presented this Friday at the wulf, along with new pieces by Todd Lerew, Chris Schunk, and Danny Wood. The piece utilizes excerpts from Søren Kierkegaard’s diaries including an entry labeled: “Something about my Punctuation” (1847), which discusses something of K’s unusual rhetorical style. 7.11.14 8 pm the wulf […]Read more "“Something about my Punctuation”"