event archive

This page archives events from 2010-2018, before my site redesign.

June 2018

Charlotte New Music Festival. Duo Zonda performed Searching for Coincidences

March 22-27, 2018
6 performances of Nahodishgish, a dance piece by Marissa Nesbit with music by me. McGinnis Auditorium, East Carolina University. Tickets and info

March 8, 2018
Sarunas Jankauskas performs Petrichor at the University of Louisville.

March 4-7, 2018
2 performances (including the concluding gala) of Tribunal (for Flint), a dance piece by Marissa Nesbit with music by me. American College Dance Association Mid-Atlantic South Conference, Virginia Commonwealth University.

March 1-3, 2018
blocks performed on the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference at the University of Puget Sound, WA.

Feb 8-10, 2018
John Ricci performs Brother on the Electroacoustic Barn Dance, Jacksonville, FL

Jan-Feb, 2018
Listen (dance score for choreographer Arlynn Zachary). Greensboro Fringe Festival, Greensboro, NC.

January 2018
Released two albums for download: Yogis on Fire (workout music for hot yoga classes) and Icicle Harvest (an ambient experiment).

December 4, 2017
Brother performed by Bart Walters at the University of North Georgia. [Info]

November 18, 2017
New score for dance piece by Arlynn Zachary. Van Dyke Performance Space, Greensboro, NC. [Info/tickets]

October 27-29, 2017
hammers performed, as soundtrack to dance piece by Marissa Nesbit. Wright Auditorium, East Carolina University. [Info/tickets]

October 6, 2017
Tearmunn performed by Black Sheep Contemporary Ensemble in Boston.

July 16, 2017
speaks on the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF).

June 2017
Interviewed by Rob McClure for the lexical.tones podcast by ADJ•ective New Music.

June 14, 2017
New sound sculpture/installations 101 Lullabies, Spectral Cathedral, and Sunflower Salutaion on my first gallery show at MoxiePOP in Greenville, NC.

March 23-28, 2017
I composed (and reused) music for a 25-minute dance piece called object/obstruct which was choreographed by fellow ECU faculty Teal Darkenwald, John Dixon, David Ingram, and Marissa Nesbit.

March 10-11, 2017
ripples was performed at the University of Nebraska Kearney New Music Festival. I also led a “composer conversations” session about the influence of instruments.

February 23-25
Presenting my paper “Object-Oriented Composition” on the CMS Southern Regional Conference.

January 30, 2017
Candace Thomas and Joseph Van Hassell perform Tèarmunn at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke.

January 29, 2017
Cantos Y Cuentos performs blocks at Eyedrum in Atlanta.

January 6-7, 2017
Amy O’Dell will perform hammers and I will lecture about Cage’s Music for Amplified Toy Pianos at the Florida International Toy Piano Festival.

December 2016
My interview with Klimchak was published in eContact! 18.3.

November 29, 2016
Camilo Leal and Myles McLean perform Tèarmunn at the University of Florida.

November 5, 2016
East Carolina University Symphony Orchestra performs Object. 7:30pm, Wright Auditorium, ECU

October 28, 2016
Candace Thomas and Victor Pons perform Tèarmunn at the Mid-North Horn Workshop, Ball State University.

October 25, 2016
Georgia State University Percussion Ensemble performs discs. 8pm, Rialto Center, Atlanta.

October 4, 2016
The Guidonian Hand plays First and Third at The Cell Theatre in NYC.

September 23, 2016
Faculty co-recital at ECU. Will present Tidal, Tearmunn, hammers, and blocks.

September 16-18, 2016
I wrote the electronic score to a new dance piece choreographed by Marissa Nesbit, titled Tribunal (for Flint). It will be performed 4 times this weekend at Wright Auditorium, East Carolina University. Info and tickets

September 17, 2016
New Music Norfolk performs blocks on the NEON Festival in Norfolk, VA.

June 2016
Charlotte New Music Festival. Beo String Quartet performed blocks and Iktus Percussion performed discs. I threw in a performance of hammers for good measure.

May 20, 2016
hammers for toy piano on the NACUSA National Conference at the University of Tennessee.

April 16, 2016
Hanna Lisa Stefansson performs A Cave for piano and electronics on the EMPiRES label CD release party. Dancz Center, University of Georgia.

April 10, 2016
Transient Canvas performs ripples. Split bill with Terminus, part of the inaugural SoundNOW festival. 5pm, Kopleff Recital Hall, Georgia State University.

April 7, 2016
Bent Frequency performs my new sax/percussion piece pent-up at the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia (MOCA GA). 8pm. Part of the inaugural SoundNOW festival.

February 4, 2016
Terminus performed dampers at Brenau University.

January 15, 2016
Terminus Ensemble residency at the University of Georgia. I will co-conduct a masterclass with composers, then Terminus will have a reading session of new works, and finally a concert with my pieces a prelude, Bascule, and dampers.


December 6, 2015
Terminus Ensemble fall concert. a prelude, Bascule, and dampers. Eyedrum, Atlanta, 8pm.

November 20, 2015
Alex Boostrom performs Komorebi for piano. NYC, details TBD.

November 19-21, 2015
Choreographer Christina Acosta’s piece Cryptid, which uses my piece Baffin Bay as the score, is performed on the Hillsborough Community College fall dance concert. Ybor City Campus, Tampa, FL.

November 10, 2015
Reinhardt University (Waleska, GA) Percussion Ensemble performs Pachamama

November 7, 2015
Candace Thomas and Paul Stevens perform Tèarmunn on the Chamber Cartel end-of-year show.

New Gig
I have joined the staff at East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. As “Coordinator of Audio Services” I have a range of duties, including acting as lead sound engineer for the School of Music and house manager for Wright Auditorium.

October 23, 2015
Terminus Ensemble performs a prelude at the University of Tennessee.

October 17, 19, and 20, 2015
I will be performing in the Atlanta Streetcar as part of Bent Frequency‘s “Music for Captive Audiences” series, part of Elevate Atlanta.

September 6, 2015
Tracy Woodard and Eli Fox performed Coulrophobia for two violins on a windy day at the Burning Man Festival in Black Rock City, NV!

August 8, 2015
Candace Thomas and Kevin Schlossman perform Tèarmunn on the International Horn Symposium in Los Angeles.

July 31, 2015
Amy O’Dell performs hammers for toy piano. Eyedrum, Atlanta.

July 16, 2015
CD Release party at Orpheus Brewing in Atlanta. Performances of hammers for toy piano and Maccalai for percussion.

June 2015
Charlotte New Music Festival.

May 31, 2015
Terminus Ensemble spring concert. 2nd Ponce de Leon Baptist Church, Atlanta. 3pm.

May 2015
Residency at the Hambidge Center for the Creative Arts & Sciences in Rabun Gap, GA

May 6, 2015
The Alabama Symphony Orchestra will read my new orchestral work Object, and I’ll attend a masterclass with Hannah Lash.

April 25, 2015
Tèarmunn for horn and vibraphone will be performed by the ebb:flow music collective in Columbia, SC.

April 16, 2015
fourteen, a new piece for student percussion ensemble, will be played at Woodland High School in Cartersville, GA.

April 11, 2015
bends will be shown as part of the Digital Natives Film Festival at The Front in New Orleans.

April 9-11, 2015
Presenting C/K/P on the Linux Audio Conference in Mainz, Germany

April 7, 2015
Kathryn Fouse plays Tidal at Samford University in Birmingham, AL

March 28, 2015
I am performing Tidal on the Manchester New Music Festival in North Manchester, IN

March 23, 2015
Kari Johnson plays Tidal at Western Michigan University

March 6, 2015
Diagenesis plays Travels at Lilypad in Boston

February 17, 2015
Terminus Ensemble residency at the University of Tennessee – postponed

February 14, 2015
Kari Johnson plays Tidal at Fairmont State University in WV

February 4, 2015
Tim Whitehead performed Tidal on Sonic Generator’s concert.

January 25, 2015
solo recital, in support of Eva Zoellner’s US tour. Rep includes Brother, cords, and a few video pieces. Eyedrum, Atlanta

January 24, 2015
Don-Paul Kahl performed Brother for soprano sax & fixed media in Paris

January 22, 2015
Performed a concert of graphic scores by Majid Araim, Lowell Fuchs, and Viola Yip at Eyedrum, Atlanta. 8pm.

January 16, 2015
Spoke about my work and philosophical/business aspects of composing to the Student Composers Association at the University of Georgia

January 15, 2015
Kari Johnson plays Tidal at the University of Central Missouri

January 14, 2015
Speaking about my work to David Fairchild’s band classes at Lakeside High School in Atlanta


December 3, 2014
loadbang performed 5th W at Stage Left in NYC. 7:30pm. $15/10

November 14-15, 2014
National Association of Composers USA (NACUSA) Conference. Performance of Tèarmunn for horn and vibraphone plus a short presentation on open source tools for composers.

November 11, 2014
Spoke about my work and philosophical/business aspects of composing to Nickitas Demos’s composition seminar at Georgia State University

November 4-8, 2014
Fresh Minds Festival at Texas A & M. C/K/P

October 17, 2014
Terminus Ensemble performed dampers at Georgia State University. 8pm

October 24, 2014
Spoke about my work to John Anthony Lennon’s composition seminar at Emory University

October 6, 2014
Spoke about my work to Jen Mitchell’s composition seminar at Kennesaw State University

September 26, 2014
Spoke about my work to Lee Johnson’s composition seminar at LaGrange College

August 25, 2014
Spoke about my work to Georgia Tech’s graduate music technology seminar.

June 2014
Charlotte New Music Festival. loadbang played my new work 5th W, Iktus Percussion performed Mirror Universes No. 6, I performed Tidal, and members of the Bechtler Ensemble performed dampers, a short work composed during the festival.

May 24, 2014
Chamber Cartel performed Adhmad at Erickson Clock in Atlanta.

April 20, 2014
Composer-in-residence (with Zach Lovitch) at Harn Museum of Art in Gainesville, FL. “Resonating Treasures” for found objects and computer. 3pm.

March 31, 2014
Diagenesis Duo performed the soprano-cello version of Travels at the Myrna Loy Center in Helena, MT.

March 29, 2014
Composer-in-residence (with Zach Lovitch) at Harn Museum of Art in Gainesville, FL. “Sounds of dramas and dreams” for 4 players and various tape machines. With Andrew Chadwick and Hal McGee.

March 15, 2014
Chamber Cartel performed Keys during their residency at the Florida Contemporary Music Festival.

March 9, 2014
Chamber Cartel performed Keys at Erickson Clock in Atlanta.

March 1, 2014
Chamber Cartel performed my dissertation piece Keys at the UF-GSU-UGA nano-conferece at the University of Georgia.

February 16, 2014
Composer-in-residence (with Zach Lovitch) at Harn Museum of Art in Gainesville, FL. “Underwater ambience” for cello trio and electronics.

February 6, 2014
Kari Johnson performed Tidal at UMKC. 7:30pm/free.

January 25, 2014
Composer-in-residence (with Zach Lovitch) at Harn Museum of Art in Gainesville, FL. Performed indeterminate work for small instruments. Theme: “Music for a global village.”


December 14, 2013
Kari Johnson performed Tidal on the “Waves and Currents” concert, part of the KCEMA series in Kansas City, MO.

November 25, 2013
Doctoral recital at UF. Program: Simoom, Adhmad, Nyx, Tèarmunn, C/K/P, cords, Tether, fluid dynamics, and Tidal. Watch selections

November 2, 2013
Quiet City presented Mirror Universes 3 at Spectrum in NYC. Watch

October 24-26, 2013
Kari Johnson performed Tidal on Electronic Music Midwest in Kansas City, KS.

October 22, 2013
Craig Hultgren performed Tanka during his guest residency at UF.

October 4, 2013
C/K/P was shown in its 3-screen format at the CEMIcircles festival at the University of North Texas.

July 26, 2013
Alexander Bruck and Orlando Velazquez performed Quatro for violin and rototoms. Bellas Artes, Mexico City,

June 17-29, 2013
Charlotte New Music Festival (NC). Performances of Adhmad (fl, vc, perc) and Close Quarters (fl, vla).

May 25, 2013
Victor Pons solo recital “AMPERE.” Goat Farm, Atlanta, 8pm. Blueprint No. 1

April 19, 2013
Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) Conference. Presenting Tidal

April 3, 2013
New York Electroacoustic Music Festival. C/K/P.

March 24, 2013
Society of Composers Student Chapter Concert at UF. Performance of Nyx.

February 16, 2013
Society of Composers (SCI) National Conference. Tidal

February 8, 2013
College of Fine Arts Student Juried Exhibition at UF.
Performed Tidal, which won the Dean’s Award (1st place).


December 14, 2012
Chamber Cartel performed Figures in Bas-Relief

December 9, 2012
Terminus Ensemble, Central Library in downtown Atlanta, 3pm. Tanka for viola

December 4, 2012
“evANGELical and friends” concert at Digital Worlds Institute, UF. C/K/P and Simoom.

November 17, 2012
Melissa Rushton is playing Nympholepsy on her senior flute recital at Western Kentucky University.

November 15, 2012
fluid dynamics (video) will be featured on the first ‘BulldogBytes’ concert at South Carolina State University (Orangeburg).

November 11, 2012
show with Benjamin O’Brien and the Clibber Jones Ensemble at Kavarna in Decatur, GA. 6pm. Performance of Six Textures for Rock Quartet

November 8-10, 2012
Electroacoustic Barn Dance in Fredricksburg, VA. fluid dynamics (video)

November 5, 2012
Society of Composers Student Chapter at UF fall concert. Tèarmunn for horn and vibraphone

October 26, 2012
Simoom (video) shown on UF’s UnBalanced Connection #50

October 11-13, 2012
Electronic Music Midwest in Romeoville, IL. fluid dynamics (video)

September 29, 2012
Studio 300 Festival in Lexington, KY. fluid dynamics (video)

September 29, 2012
A Very Small Consortium performed Arachnida at the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay.

July 2012
Participated in the soundSCAPE festival in Maccagno, Italy. Tèarmunn for horn and vibraphone.

May 19, 2012
DMC Duo performed Mirror Universes 2 at the Lillstreet Arts Center in Chicago.

April 25, 2012
First performance of the complete Mirror Universes cycle by Chamber Cartel. 8PM at In Tune Studio, Atlanta.

April 15-17, 2012
Presented a paper about FLIP on the Symposium for Laptop Ensembles and Orchestras.

April 12, 2012
Linux Audio Conference, Palo Alto, CA. fluid dynamics

April 10, 2012
Society of Composers concert at University of Florida. fluid dynamics, Study for Old Toys, and Tidal.

March 7, 2012
Edit-Point Scotland at the Sound Lab in Glasgow, UK. fluid dynamics

March 4, 2012
Debut of Terminus Ensemble. 3pm, Atlanta Central Library. Mirror Universes 6.


December 8, 2011
“Video Derivatives” screening – Harn Museum of Art, UF Campus. 7PM. fluid dynamics

November 19, 2011
Tether on the Florida Electroacoustic Student Festival, Florida International University, Miami.

October 28, 2011
Unbalanced Connection 48. Tether, Spectral Cathedral, and a laptop performance with FLIP.

October 15, 2011
Laboratory Music #4: improv set with Tim Kaiser at the Laboratory in Gainesville

October 1-2, 2011
Spectral Cathedral was included as part of Soundcrawl Nashville

July 15, 2011
Performed Cardew’s The Tiger’s Mind with FLIP for the UF Museum of Natural History “Wild Music” event. [Video 1] [Video 2]

June 11, 2011
Performed a solo improv set for “Apartment Music #11,” hosted by Hal McGee. Watch the video

April 30, 2011
Performed with FLIP at The Laboratory in downtown Gainesville. Also on the bill were Hal McGee, Al Margolis, and others. Watch the video

April 12, 2011
Performed new work Tether (a collaboration with artist Josh Cajinarobleto) on the “Trans_FORMANCE” concert at UF. Watch the video

March, 2011

The Devil May Care Duo performed Mirror Universes 2 on their west coast tour (SD, LA, Seattle)

March 2011
A-Sharp and Friends: Full Circle available from CDBaby, Amazon, etc.

March 19, 2011
Album release of Full Circle featuring performances by Stuart Gerber, Darren Nelsen, Jason Passmore, and Morningside Chamber Musicians! At Kavarna in Decatur, GA. 9PM.

March 5, 2011
I presented For Tape on the All Florida Student Composers’ Conference at the University of South Florida in Tampa.

February 19, 2011
Cerberus Percussion Group came down to Gainesville to perform Pachamama and other great music at The Laboratory. My group FLIP opened. [hear an excerpt]

February 8, 2011
Cerberus Percussion Group performed Pachamama at the Bailey Center on the KSU Campus in Kennesaw, GA. 8PM – FREE. more info

January 20-22, 2011
For Tape was presented on the SEAMUS Conference in Miami.

January 18, 2011
The Devil May Care Duo performed Mirror Universes 2 on Ariana Lamon-Anderson’s DMA recital at UCSD.

January 15, 2011
I participated in Laboratory Music #2 solo minimalist free improv fest. Video here.


November 19, 2010
Cerberus Percussion group performed Pachamama, as well as works by Applebaum, Rzewski, and Romig. 9:00pm, Red Light Cafe, Atlanta.

November 5, 2010
UF’s 46th Unbalanced Connection concert of electroacoustic music. 7:30PM. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Obedience School

October 28, 2010
Some of my colleagues put together a special concert at UF’s Baughman center, in which we created works based on the architecture itself. I may adapted Mare Serenitatis for the space. Read my blog entry about it.

October 12, 2010
“48-Hour Show” – 24 hours to write a piece, 24 hours for the ensemble to rehearse… results at 7:30PM. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

October 2010
New ambient album,Straphanger/Petrichor, available for FREE download.

September 17, 2010
Cerberus Percussion Group will play my new percussion trio, Pachamama, along with works by Louis Andriessen, Mark Applebaum, and Frederic Rzewski. I am joining in on keyboards on a few pieces. Darren Nelsen, composer-guitarist, is opening. 9PM at Kavarna in Decatur, GA.

August 2010
I have moved to Gainesville, FL to start my PhD in composition at the University of Florida.

Devil May Care Duo Tour
My new piece, Mirror Universes 2, was be included on the programs for the Devil May Care Duo’s East Coast Tour. 6/21/10 Boston, 6/23/10 NYC, 6/25/10 Duluth, GA.

May 20, 2010

Electric Monster performs Baffin Bay, plus works by Kyong-Mee Choi, John Gibson, and others. D-22, Beijing, CHINA.

April 20, 2010

neoPhonia New Music ensemble presents “Homecoming” featuring GSU alumni. Five Movements on Mondrian, plus works by Drew Dolan, Kyong-Mee Choi, and Neil Thornock. Georgia State University, Atlanta.

March 25, 2010
New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival. For Tape, plus works of many other fine composers. Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn.