The Grossman Ensemble of the University of Chicago will premiere The Universe Remembers Gravitational Waves for harp, violin, and viola on March 12th virtually. Registration for the webinar over zoom is required: https://chicagopresents.uchicago.edu/concerts-and-events/concert-stream-miniatures-members-grossman-ensemble
go to url above to rsvp for this awesome event.
Spektral Quartet will be premiering Rabbit Hole (2020) during their concert on April 19, 2020. This piece was requested as part of a tribute concert for Bernard Rands on occasion of his 85th birthday. Details here: spektralquartet.com/concerts/2020/4/19/the-bernard-rands-effect-ten-world-premieres
So excited to work with Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra on my second of three pieces for them this season. Information on obtaining tickets may be found at: https://ipomusic.org
So glad to announce that I will be the composer in residence with the Illinois Philharmonic during their 2019-2020 season. What a fantastic group, led superbly by Maestro Stilian Kirov. I really loved hearing the music of the other finalists Carlos Bandera and Allen Molineaux! It should be a busy and fun year...
Tidal Rhythms will be played on June 1 by the Orquesta de la Parque Conocimiento in Posadas, Argentina and on June 28 by the Orquesta de la UniNorte Universidad Festiva de Musica Contemporánea in Asuncion, Paraguay. You can listen to the piece here (cue to 38:21):
Michelle Vought premiered "Kavanaugh," a 6 minute song that uses the text from Kavanaugh's October, 2018 hearing, on March 6th and 7th at Illinois State University and Illinois Wesleyan University. Looking forward to posting the audio of this dramatic, raucous piece!
I am pleased to announce that my work Riff Tides has been published by Alea Publishing. For more information, visit https://mailchi.mp/50d9d2afc75b/new-titles-for-bass-clarinet.
Chicago Composers Consortium season opener is coming up on September 23rd. Hope to see you there! Click here for more info.