Dear Friends, Hope your year is off to a good start, considering the continued insanity surrounding us. As Brecht wrote: “In the dark times / Will there also be singing? / Yes, there will also be singing / About the dark times.” It is in that spirit that I bring tidings of my life: First, this coming January…

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A few things! I’m so honored that the New York Times has singled the performance of my piece Don’t Look Down as one of the best classical events of 2020. You can view that performance here. And! You can listen to the first movement of a forthcoming collaboration with Lorelei Ensemble and projection artist Hannah…

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Over the summer I collaborated with my old friend Francesco Simeti on a animation project called “Unrelenting” that was commissioned by Magazzino Art in Cold Spring, NY. It features three of my pieces, The Insects Became Magnetic, High Windows, and A Natural History of Vacant Lots stitched together. Now it’ll be projected on the side…

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I’d love if it you joined me, artistic director Beth Willer, and members of Lorelei Ensemble for the video premiere of ‘Sea Like a Mirror’ from Beaufort Scales. This one-hour program is a sneak-peak of my composition scheduled to premiere in 2022.  The music is written by me, with text adapted from Sir Francis Beaufort’s Wind Scale and video by the…

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Check out the premiere performance of my Don’t Look Down, written for Sandbox Percussion and Conor Hanick “at” Caramoor’s summer virtual festival. I give a short introduction about the work and then piece starts about 3 minutes in.

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Hello! A small update from me here. The Northwestern University School of Music has posted an incredibly beautiful live performance of my piece The Branch Will Not Break, conducted by the essential Donald Nally, from February 2020 (what feels like an eternity ago). The piece was originally conceived for eighth amplified voices but this acoustic…

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Hello friends! Just a quick note that our film for Liminal Highway was featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer, in a piece that talks about the amazing filming location, the SS United States. And if you haven’t had enough of this project, we also have released a “behind-the-scenes” documentary, sponsored by 21CM. Here’s the documentary, feautring…

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Dear Friends, Hope you’re staying safe. I’m so excited to announce Liminal Highway, a new EP and film featuring by my dear friend and collaborator Tim Munro. A 17-minute work for flute and electronics, Liminal Highway was originally commissioned by Miller Theatre and New Music USA; Miller has created a wonderful launching page for the release. The audio is released on New Focus Recordings,…

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Liminal Highway is a 17 minute EP and film from New Focus Recordings, performed by Timothy Munro and composed by me (naturally.) It’ll be available on all platforms on August 21, 2020. Tim is genuinely one of my favorite musicians and such a delight to have as a collaborator. An enormous amount of work went…

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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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