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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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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