Hello! Today New Amsterdam Records is releasing a benefit compilation, July 3 featuring so much great music including a world premiere recording of my string quartet, Can’t and Won’t, performed by the Argus Quartet. If you buy it, all of the proceeds go straight to VOCAL-NY and The Okra Project, two fantastic organizations.

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Nice piece in today’s NYT featuring superstar soloist Conor Hanick (pictured above) talking about preparing my new piece, Don’t Look Down, for percussion quartet and solo prepared piano. It’s been converted to a livestream happening on August 6 at Caramoor, and I promise it’ll be one of the good sounding ones. Here’s a perusal score…

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Lots of interviews up lately! Here is a great interview with Eli Spindel and I on WRUU. It features a whole lot of my music, and a great discussion with their host Dave Lake. Here’s a stream of it: And if that’s not enough, the young percussionist Hunter Gross interviewed me for his “New Beginnings”…

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I met Francesco Simeti at the Civitella Ranieri Foundation back in 2012 and I’ve loved his work since then. We’ve now worked on two small projects together, this one born out of the quarantine. I hope it grows into a bigger project, but for now, here are three short videos of his featuring my music. View this post on…

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I’m so sad about the cancellation of the Bucknell University Choir’s performance of The Branch Will Not Break this past March. However, I’m so touched that their music director, Beth Willer, arranged for a virtual choir version, featuring their singers and tracks from my latest album. The video was mixed by Mike Tierney and compiled…

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A few mornings ago, my partner Carrie Sun pointed out that my ritual pumping of my bike tires sounded an awful lot like my music, so I just decided to add it into the piece. Here’s Carrie and I having fun with sand blocks (from our local hardware store) and bike pumps:

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I had a fun live stream with Sandbox Percussion talking about the new piece I’m writing for them and (prepared) pianist Conor Hanick last week! You can catch it on repeat here:

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Having nothing else to do but wait along with everyone else, I combed through my Spotify releases and tried to curate a playlist of an hour and a half or so “for this moment.” Enjoy! Stay safe. There’s a link to buy these releases in the discography section. It would be great if you bought…

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I’m so excited about the release of my string orchestra piece, High Windows, as part of the String Orchestra of Brooklyn’s new album, afterimage. We’re doing a CD release show in NYC on January 13 at Roulette (featuring the Argus Quartet), and the whole thing comes into world on the 17th as a CD. The…

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The lovely Ashley Bathgate performs my piece On Being Wrong for cello and electronics! From her new album Ash on New Amsterdam Records

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