Calendar

 

Selected upcoming and past events.

 

2016


GREEN DOME
[8.8.2016]
Performance with Zeena Parkins' Green Dome, I-Beam, Brooklyn, NY.


Premiere of Study no. 53 and Study no. 54
[5.29.2016]
Premiere performances at the TENOR 2016 Second International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation, Cambridge, UK.


[Study no. 50][Notational Becoming][Speculations]
[5.28.2016]
Paper presentation at the TENOR 2016 Second International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation, Cambridge, UK.


What to do and When to do it: Animated Music Notation Workshop
[5.27.2016]
Workshop presentation at the TENOR 2016 Second International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation, Cambridge, UK.


Algorave 0x0f
[4.29.2016]
Performance with Shawn Lawson at Algorave 0x0f, Tech Valley Center of Gravity, Troy, NY.


GREEN DOME
[4.8.2016]
Performance with Zeena Parkins' Green Dome, Counterflows Festival, Glasgow, UK.


modDRUMS
[4.3.2016]
Performance with Ryan Sawyer as modDRUMS, Mengi, Reykjavik, Iceland.


SOURCE 2016
[3.25.2016]
Performance with Shawn Lawson at SOURCE 2016 Supercollider Conference, NYU, NY.


Premiere of Study no. 51
[2.2016]
Premiere of Study no. 51 by Jennifer Bewerse, University of California, San Diego.


Premiere of Study no. 50
[2.2016]
Premiere of Study no. 50 by the Williams College Percussion Ensemble, EMPAC, Troy, NY.



2015


Pixie GOLD Award!
[2015]
7th Annual Pixie Gold Award for Sarlacc [with Shawn Lawson].


ISEA 2015
[8.14.2015]
Performance at ISEA 2015 [International Symposium on Electronic Art], with Shawn Lawson, Vancouver, CA.


An Atomic Approach to Animated Music Notation
[5.2015]
Paper presentation at the TENOR 2015 Second International Conference on Technologies for Music Notation and Representation, Paris, FR.


CultureHub Artist Residency
[3.2015]
Artist Residency with Shawn Lawson at CultureHub, NY.


Northern Illinois University Artist in Residence
[2.2015]
Invited to speak with students of the Music and Time Arts Department, and attend a concert dedicated to my music, Dekalb, IL.


Study no. 9.2 [KZU]
[1.28.2015]
performed at Geisel Library, University of California-San Diego.


Study no. 30
[1.26.2015]
installed and performed by Jennifer Bewerse [DMA Recital], University of California-San Diego.


New Music Gathering 2015
[1.2015]
Panelist [music technology, specifically its impact on education], San Francisco, CA.


New Music Gathering 2015
[1.2015]
Presented Lecture no. 3, San Francisco, CA.



2014


International Conference on Live Interfaces 2014
[11.2014]
Presenter, Lisbon, Portugal.


Radical dB Festival
[11.2014]
Presenter, Zaragoza, Spain.


Study no. 45
[11.2014]
performed with K. Michael Fox and Ernesto Caracamos at South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, NY.


Study no. 10
[11.2014]
performed at South Oxford Space, Brooklyn, NY.


Study no. 9
[11.2014]
performed by James Saunders/Material Ensemble, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK.


Study no. 27 [down]
[11.2014]
performed by James Saunders/Material Ensemble, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK.


Study no. 40 [pulseight]
[11.2014]
performed by James Saunders/Material Ensemble, Bath Spa University, Bath, UK.


16th International Kozani Music Seminar
[8.19-8.31.2014]
Virtual presentation of Lecture no. 1, Kozani, Greece.


Study no. 12 [windmills]
[7.25.2014]
Study no. 12 will be performed as part of an evening of new experimental music from composer/performers Sebastian Adams, Tim Cape, Elis Czerniak, Edward Henderson, Paul McGuire, Barry O'Halpin and Ryan Ross Smith. Featuring musicians from Kirkos Ensemble and Bastard Assignments. BLOCK T Smithfield Chambers, Smithfield Square, Dublin 7, Dublin, Ireland.


Deep Listening: Art/Science 2nd Annual International Conference on Deep Listening
[7.10-7.12.2014]
I will be giving a talk as well as premiering a new composition for audience [Study no. 50], EMPAC, Troy, NY.


NIME 2014
[6.30.2014]
I will be giving a brief talk on animated notation at Interactive Music Notation and Representation Workshop, NIME 2014, Goldsmiths, University of London, London, UK.


Study no. 5 [Rainbow]
[5.20.2014]
Performed by Drew Cecatto and Adam Tinkle at 'Synaestheoria: Color and Control in Graphic Music', CPMC Theatre, UCSD, San Diego, CA.


Study no. 40.3 [pulseven]
[5.7.2014]
Performed by the Mills College Contemporary Performance Ensemble, conducted by Steed Cowart, Oakland, CA.


Celebration: JustPressPlay!
[4.25.2014]
Performed live electronics (as 'The Wookie') with live coded video by Shawn Lawson (as 'Obi-Wan Codenobi), Gamefest 2014, EMPAC, Troy, NY.


Emergency Notation Device [Lecture]
[3.18.2014]
Presented at the Graduate Composition Seminar at Mills College, Oakland, CA, Oakland, CA.


Study no. 38 [Variations on Sol LeWitt's Variations of Incomplete Open Cubes]
[3.16.2014]
Performed at the Totally Intense Fractal Mindgaze Hut, Oakland, CA.


Study no. 16 [Anna]
[3.8.2014]
Performed at R.O.D. Music Hall, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA.


Study no. 42
[1.25.2014]
Performed at Mengi, Reykjavik, Iceland.



2013


Ghost Lines
[12.12-12.14.2013]
Music for dance, commissioned by choreographer Coli Olinghouse, Danspace, New York, NY.


Study no. 30
[12.5-12.6.2013]
Installed at EMPAC's Studio 1, Troy, NY.


Study no. 6 [Escalators]
[11.14.2013]
Performed by SuperMusique at Conservatoire de Musique de Montreal, Montreal, QC.


Awareness through Animation: Animated Notation and Deep Listening Practices in Education, Performance, and Composition. [Lecture/workshop]
[7.10.2013]
Presented at the 1st Annual International Conference on Deep Listening, Troy, NY.


Study no. 21 [for Harp and Percussion]
[10.9.2013]
Performed by Duo Harpverk, Kex Hostel, Reykjavik, Iceland.


Study no. 17 [for Laptop Orchestra]
[4.24.2013]
Performed by PLoRK, Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.


Study no. 16 [NavavaN]
[4.20.2013]
Performed by Nava Dunkelman, Littlefield Concert Hall, Mills College, Oakland, CA.


N.A.M [Telematic performance with University of Michigan]
[4.2.2013]
Performed on piano and paper N.A.M. by Carolina Heredia, telematic performance using the speed of sound as structural, compositional, improvisational.


The Machine Starts
[2.28-3.2.2013]
Created the sound deisng for 'The Machine Starts,' a collaborative project with RPI professors Shawn Lawson and Michael Oatman, choreographer Joanna Haigood, artist Mary Ellen Strom, and RPI arts and architecture students, Studio 2, EMPAC, Troy, NY.


Glyph
[2.13 & 2.20.2013]
Commissioned by choreographer Ellen Bromberg. Evening-length, spatialized score. Performed at the Natural History Museum of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


Animated Notation: Choreography and Complexity [lecture/workshop]
[2.12.2013]
Lecture/workshop for graduate dance students, University of Utah-Salt Lake City.



2012


Study no. 10 [for claviset and electronics]
[12.9.2012]
Performed a 2 hour version of Study no. 10, Fall Arts Graduate Show, West Hall, RPI, Troy, NY.


On Animated Notation. [Panel discussion]
[10.28.2012]
Panel discussion presented at Sláturtíð, Reykjavik, Iceland.


Study no. 6 [Escalators]
[10.24.2012]
Performed at Sláturtíð, Reykjavik, Iceland.


Study no. 8 [for 15 percussionists]
[10.24.2012]
Performed at Sláturtíð, Reykjavik, Iceland.


Study no. 10 [for claviset and electronics]
[10.7.2012]
Performed at O Positive Festival, Kingston, NY.


Plumb Line
[5.31-6.3.2012]
Commissioned to compose the score for 'Plumb Line', a dance choreographed by Elizabeth Morales, Mills College, Oakland, CA.


'and the snow fell softly on all the living and the dead...'
[5.31-6.3.2012]
Commissioned to compose the score for 'and the snow...', a dance choreographed by Ellen Bromberg, UC Davis, Davis, CA.



2011


Otherworld [Machine]
[12.2.2011]
Composed and performed sound score for this evening-length piece for dance quartet and 60+ dancer chorus, featuring 8-channel sound diffusion and spatialized, mobile sound by way of handheld devices. Duration: 1.5 Hours. In collaboration with Lisa Wymore and Sheldon Smith. Performed at BAM (Berkeley Art Museum), L@TE series, Berkeley, CA.


Are you there?
[9.22-9.23.2011]
Skype-based duet from three locations, commissioned by Smith/Wymore Disappearing Acts, The Other Dance Festival, Chicago, IL. Tape Piece.


The Somnambulist's Dream
[4.15.2011]
Commissioned by Lisa Wymore and the University of California at Berkeley, in collaboration with Ellen Bromberg. Berkeley, CA. Tape Piece.


Trace
[5.21.2011]
Commissioned by choreographer/dancer Kate Martel for Brooklyn’s Rooftop Dance Series, Brooklyn, NY. Tape Piece.


Tower Ring, by Pauline Oliveros
[6.4-6.5.2011]
Performer [gong hoister] for Pauline Oliveros' 'Tower Ring,' performed at the Ann Hamilton Tower at Oliver Ranch, Geyserville, CA.


Puncture
[early 2011]
Composed the full score for 'Puncture,' starring Chris Evans, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, April 2011. In addition to the score, licensed 6 tracks from my various side-projects, including Twin Thousands, and Power Player.



2010


3Work/In-Progress
[9.2010]
Commissioned by choreographer/dancer Nora Stephens and the Nora New Dance Company for Ocupacao, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Tape Piece.



2009


Stars like Fleas at PS1/WarmUP 2009
[Summer, 2009]
as pianist, electronicist, improviser, composer, etc.


Stars like Fleas at MoMA/PopRally Series 2009
[Summer, 2009]
3-part, evening-length performance, including improvised electronics with wireless lavaliers, roaming choirs, and site-specific ensembles spread throughout the museum. [as pianist, electronicist, improviser, composer, etc.]


Stars like Fleas at Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
[10.28.2009]
as pianist, electronicist, improviser, composer, etc.


No Marble
[5.2009]
No Marble [24-channel fixed-media piece downsized to 12 channels] performed twice daily at Circuito Electrovisiones encuentro de arte digital y neuvos medios, Mexico City.


No Marble
[2009]
No Marble [24-channel fixed-media piece downsized to 4 channels] performed at Lab Synthese, Montreal, QC.



2008



2007


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