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December 15th, 2014

Creating a Score

December 15th, 2014

Creating a Score


As a reward for some of the backers of Andy Lee's "Commissioning Music of Considerable Duration" project, through which he commissioned my The Four Pillars Appearing from The Equal D under Resonating Apparitions of the Eternal Process in…

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Tomorrow night at the beautiful restaurant All'Onda (22 East 13th street) Avant Media will be hosting a special benefit cocktail party from 6 to 8PM for the Sixth Avant Music Festival. I've created a set of four cocktails named for John Cage pieces and using some of my favorite…

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October 15th, 2014

The Four Pillars Appearing...

October 15th, 2014

The Four Pillars Appearing...


I'm truly thrilled that this weekend, on Saturday, October 18th, R. Andrew Lee will be premiering my newest piece, The Four Pillars Appearing from the Equal D under Resonating Apparitions of the Eternal Process in The Midwinter Starfield, at the ATLAS theater in Boulder CO. This work was commissioned with the help of 79 generous…

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In just a couple of weeks (October 18th, to be exact), the amazing pianist R. Andrew Lee will be premiering my newest piece, The Four Pillars Appearing from the Equal D under Resonating Apparitions of the Eternal Process in The Midwinter Starfield, at the ATLAS theater in Boulder CO. I'm in Colorado right now rehearsing with Andy, and…

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Just a few days ago, the amazing pianist R. Andrew Lee launched a campaign to commission a new solo piano work from me, and it's been a quick and wild ride! Andy will be commission a new piece from me, The Four Pillars Appearing from the Equal D…

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Last month, I had the pleasure to be interviewed by Textura about my work Apparitions Of The Four Pillars.

Read the full interview here which includes an excerpt of the work itself.

I like the idea of a recalibration; that's really…

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February 17th, 2014

Avant Festival Interview

February 17th, 2014

Avant Festival Interview


I spoke a bit about the imagery of my titles in advance of the 2014 Avant Music Festival.

The video is up on Avant Media's Youtube Channel along side interviews with Alvin Lucier and Alex Mincek.

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February 16th, 2014

Festival Time

February 16th, 2014

Festival Time


We're about to embark on the 5th annual Avant Music Festival. It's going to be an incredible lineup.

We kick off Friday, February 21st, with the wonderful Joan La Barbara performing a brand new work by Alvin Lucier. I'll be working the electronics for this show, and this is going to be an…

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December 3rd, 2013

A Week of Concerts!

December 3rd, 2013

A Week of Concerts!


It's a surprisingly busy week concert-wise. On Thursday at Issue Project Room I'll be playing xylophone in Darmstadt's presentation of In C. I haven't played a mallet instrument in years, and it's been really fun working on the piece.

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November 7th, 2013

Input for Avant Media

November 7th, 2013

Input for Avant Media


My company, Avant Media, is getting ready to launch a brand new membership program. To help us do this, we need your feedback on what sort of benefits you'd like as a member. Please take a couple minutes to take this quick survey and help us shape our membership program into exactly what you want…

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August 15th, 2013

Shiver in Korea

August 15th, 2013

Shiver in Korea


I'm very pleased to announce that Shiver, my 2008 collaboration with Oscar Henriquez and Laine Rettmer is currently being shown in Seoul as part of Thinking Media III curated by Jung Hee Choi, Jinsik Shin, and Jung-Chul Hur at the Chungmu Art Hall alongside works by Jung Hee Choi,…

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March 19th, 2013

A New Short Piece

March 19th, 2013

A New Short Piece


Avant Media has begun putting up documentation from this year's Avant Music Festival. You can view excerpts from the performance of Apparitions Of The Four Pillars In The Midwinter Starfield Under The Astral 789 Duet over on vimeo. And photos are up on

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February 8th, 2013

A Big February Again

February 8th, 2013

A Big February Again


It's that time again, and we're gearing up for the 2013 Avant Music Festival which begins next week. Tickets are on sale now through Avant Media. There is also a great preview video on the site with interviews with the featured composers.

I'm extremely proud to be presenting a new work…

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February 6th, 2013

Interviews

February 6th, 2013

Interviews


I have recently answered five questions for Mr. Andrew Lee over at I Care If You Listen where I talk a lot about the upcoming Avant Music Festival.

A few months back I did a wonderful…

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