Events

  • Fri
    29
    Apr
    2005
    2:00 pmEmily Lowe Hall - Hempstead, NY

    The Hofstra Flute Ensemble premiered "Frivolity No. 1."

  • Mon
    09
    May
    2005
    7:00 pmEmily Lowe Hall - Hempstead, NY

    I premiered "A  Quarter Short" for solo clarinet as part of the Hofstra New Music Ensemble concert.

  • Sat
    14
    May
    2005
    Hofstra Theater - Hempstead, NY

    "The Electronorcist," a film by Andrew Ferrell and David Beede with an original soundtrack, was part of the Hofstra Film Festival.

  • Fri
    01
    Jul
    2005
    Sacramento State University

    Laurie Friedman premiered the first movement of "3 Numbers for Solo Clarinet" at a Clarinet Seminar at Sacramento State University.

  • Sat
    06
    May
    2006
    2:00 pmEmily Lowe Hall - Hempstead, NY

    The Hofstra New Music Ensemble premiered "Frivolity No. 1" for flute trio.

  • Wed
    10
    May
    2006
    7:00 pmBard College

    Bard College Flute Ensemble performed "Frivolity No. 1."

  • Thu
    01
    Jun
    2006
    Bard College

    Pat Spencer presented "Frivolity No. 1" at the Now and Present Flute Seminar.

  • Tue
    01
    Aug
    2006
    Winnipeg, Canada

    Pat Spencer presented "Frivolity No. 1" at a flute seminar.

  • Sun
    12
    Nov
    2006
    2:00 pmMonroe Hall - Hempstead, NY

    Students of Krissy Kaplan performed "March of the Ants" and "A Stroll in an Enchanted Forest" in a studio recital.

  • Sat
    16
    Dec
    2006
    Dempster Hall - Hempstead, NY

    "Final Exam," a film by Andrew Ferrell with an original soundtrack, was part of a film screening at Hofstra University.

  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2007
    7:30 pmMonroe Hall - Hempstead, NY

    "Frivolity No. 1" for flute trio
    "Quintet" for clarinet, violin, viola, cello, and marimba*
    "Psalm 23" for mixed choir*
    "3 Numbers for Solo Clarinet"
    "Final Exam" (film with original soundtrack)

    *=premiere

  • Fri
    27
    Apr
    2007
    2:00 pmMonroe Hall - Hempstead, NY

    "A Late Walk" for low baritone and piano was premiered.

  • Sat
    05
    May
    2007
    7:00 pmDempster Hall - Hempstead, NY

    "Final Exam," a film by Andrew Ferrell with an original soundtrack, was included in the Hofstra Film Festival.

  • Sat
    12
    May
    2007
    2:00 pmMonroe Hall - Hempstead, NYe

    The Hofstra New Music Ensemble premiered "Study on Minor Thirds" for oboe, two clarinets, trumpet, and cello.

  • Mon
    29
    Oct
    2007
    7:30 pmHofstra University - Hempstead, NY

    The Hofstra University Symphony Orchestra performed a reading of two orchestral movements based on Robert Frost's "Ten Mills."

  • Fri
    07
    Mar
    2008
    7:00 pmMonroe Hall - Hempstead, NYe

    "Pastorale for Horn and Piano"*
    "Quintet" for clarinet, violin, viola, cello, and marimba
    "Frivolity No. 1" for flute trio
    "Morning Bells" for piano*
    "March of the Ants" & "A Stroll in an Enchanted Forest" for beginner piano
    "3 Numbers for Solo Clarinet"
    "Fanfare and Chorale" for brass quartet*
    "Study on Minor Thirds" for oboe, two clarinets, trumpet, and cello

    *=premiere

  • Sat
    10
    May
    2008
    2:00 pmMonroe Hall - Hempstead, NY

    Hofstra New Music Ensemble premiered "Compartmentality" for oboe, two clarinets, and trumpet.

  • Wed
    15
    Oct
    2008
    Sat
    06
    Dec
    2008
    Godwin-Tarnbach Museum - Flushing, NY

    New sound installation was one of several created for the "Meditation in Contemporary Chinese Landscape" exhibition at the Godwin-Turnbach Museum.

  • Tue
    16
    Dec
    2008
    7:30 pmLeFrak Recital Hall - Flushing, NY

    Second Instrumental Unit premiered "Icarus' Fateful Flight" for clarinet, violin, and piano.

  • Sun
    03
    May
    2009
    2:00 pmMonroe Hall - Hempstead, NY

    Hofstra New Music Ensemble premiered "Macondo," based on Gabriel García Márquez's "One Hundred Years of Solitude."

  • Tue
    12
    May
    2009
    7:30 pmLeFrak Recital Hall - Flushing, NY

    The Zukofsky Quartet premiered "This Fragmented Old Man."

  • Tue
    08
    Dec
    2009
    7:30 pmLeFrak Recital Hall - Flushing, NY

    Second Instrumental Unit premiered "Unblissful Ignorance."

  • Sat
    08
    May
    2010
    7:30 pmLeFrak Recital Hall - Flushing, NY

    Second Instrumental Unit premiered "Elegy for Wind Quintet."

  • Tue
    03
    May
    2011
    7:00 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    "Call Me Higo" for flute, tuba, and piano was premiered by Ellen O'Meara, Chad Walter, and Chih-Tung Cheng.

  • Tue
    10
    May
    2011
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    "Call Me Higo" for flute, tuba, and piano - performed by Ellen O'Meara, Chad Walter, and Chih-Tung Cheng.

  • Tue
    17
    May
    2011
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Cygnus Ensemble premiered "My Mother is a Fish," the entire chapter text of Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying."

  • Tue
    07
    Jun
    2011
    7:00 pmHuntington High School - Huntington, NY

    Southdown and Jefferson Fourth Grade Band premiered "Arrival of the Hero."

  • Tue
    14
    Jun
    2011
    10:00 amJefferson Elementary School - Huntington, NY

    Jefferson Fourth Grade Band performed "Arrival of the Hero."

  • Wed
    15
    Jun
    2011
    10:00 amSouthdown Elementary School - Huntington, NY

    Southdown Fourth Grade Band performed "Arrival of the Hero."

  • Tue
    19
    Jul
    2011
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Act I, scene 1 from "The Lady with the Dog" (in progress) was performed by The Curiosity Cabinet.

  • Mon
    21
    Nov
    2011
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Zsaz Rutkowski premieres "Miniature for Cello."

  • Thu
    15
    Dec
    2011
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    The CUNY Contemporary Music Ensemble premiered "An Oval Form Intersected by an Irregular Rectangle," a response to Kandinsky's "Composition VII" using the instrumentation of Schoenberg's "Chamber Symphony No. 1."

  • Thu
    09
    Feb
    2012
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Act I, scene 1 and the Interlude to Act II from the opera "The Lady with the Dog" (in progress) was performed by The Curiosity Cabinet.

  • Mon
    27
    Feb
    2012
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Alyssa Ruzzuto and Racquel Borromeo performed "Pastorale for Horn and Piano" as part of the Composers Now Festival.

  • Mon
    12
    Mar
    2012
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    The Interlude to Act II of the in-progress opera "The Lady with the Dog" was performed by The Curiosity Cabinet.

  • Mon
    21
    May
    2012
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Mivos Quartet performed "This Fragmented Old Man."

  • Tue
    20
    Nov
    2012
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Danya Katok and Jonathan Katz premiered "How was your day?".

  • Tue
    19
    Mar
    2013
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Danya Katok, soprano and Bonnie McAlvin, flute premiere my song cycle "The Hill Wife."

  • Wed
    26
    Feb
    2014
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Danya Katok & Bonnie McAlvin perform the song cycle "The Hill Wife."

  • Wed
    09
    Apr
    2014
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Cadillac Moon Ensemble premiered "Three Caprices" for violin and cello.

  • Mon
    23
    Feb
    2015
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Lisa Tipton and Miho Zaitsu performed "Three Caprices" for violin and cello as part of the Composers Now Festival in NYC.

  • Mon
    18
    May
    2015
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    "Nyx," a character study of the Greek goddess of night, will be premiered by ensemble mise-en.  Free admission.

  • Wed
    24
    Feb
    2016
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    I will be premiering my latest composition for solo clarinet:  "The snow is melting into music."  Based on a journal entry by John Muir, it celebrates the National Park's Centennial.  Free admission.

  • Sun
    06
    Mar
    2016
    10:30 amSol Joseph Recital Hall - San Francisco, CA

    "This Fragmented Old Man" for string quartet and "Three Caprices" for violin and cello were performed at the San Francisco Conservatory as part of the Hot Air Music Festival.

  • Fri
    06
    May
    2016
    2:00 pmMonroe Hall - Hempstead, NY

    Hofstra Flute Ensemble performed "Frivolity No. 1."

  • Thu
    12
    May
    2016
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Contemporaneous premiered "Divertimento" for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and percussion.  Free admission.

  • Sat
    08
    Oct
    2016
    3:00 pmTrinity Lutheran Church - Astoria, NY

    Megan Bastos and Mark Viktor Smith performed "Pastorale for Horn and Piano as part of the Trinity Lutheran Church's 30th Anniversary Celebration.

  • Wed
    29
    Mar
    2017
    8:00 pmKemp Recital Hall - Normal, Illinois

    Del Sol Quartet premiered "Now I Lay You Down To Sleep" in Concert III of the Red Note Music Festival at Illinois State University.  Free Admission.

  • Mon
    22
    May
    2017
    7:30 pmBaisley Powell Elebash Recital Hall - 5th Ave @ 34th St, NY, NY

    Contemporaneous premiered Frivolity No. 3.  Free Admission.

  • Thu
    10
    Aug
    2017

    Dan Lis analyzed "This Fragmented Old Man" with the lens of using texture as a structural element.  Read the article here.

  • Sat
    26
    Aug
    2017
    10:30 amBoston's Museum of Fine Arts - Japanese Garden

    Black Sheep Contemporary Ensemble performed Frivolity No. 3 as part of the Reciprocity Collaborative.  Free Admission.

  • Thu
    30
    Nov
    2017
    12:30 pmFutura Productions - Roslindale, MA

    Pedroia Quartet recorded "This Fragmented Old Man" as part of their debut album to be released September 14, 2018, on Navona Records.

  • Sat
    02
    Jun
    2018
    11:00 amBlack Bayou National Wildlife Refuge in Monroe, LA

    Frivolity No. 3 was performed at the namesake concert of the New Music on the Bayou Festival.  Free admission.

  • Thu
    13
    Sep
    2018
    1:00 pm

    Diane Jones featured "This Fragmented Old Man" on her WCNY radio show "Fresh From the Wrapper" as a showcase for the album Quadrants Vol. 2.

  • Fri
    14
    Sep
    2018

    "This Fragmented Old Man" was recorded by Boston's Pedroia Quartet and will be included on their album released on Navona Records.  The recording will be available on September 14, 2018 for download and streaming on Amazon, iTunes, ArkivMusic, Spotify, and Apple Music.

    Click Here for more information.

  • Sat
    09
    Feb
    2019
    8:00 pmArt House Astoria

    The premiere of "Ascension: Autumn in Central Park" commissioned by the Astoria Music Project for soprano, violin, horn, and piano.

    Draws text from:
    Evelyn Scott - "Ascension: Autumn Dusk in Central Park"
    Claude McKay - "Dawn in New York"
    Joyce Kilmer - "The Subway"

    More info here.