Performances & Events
September (TBA), 2017
Musica Nova International Electroacoustic Competition | Concert of winning works
Edinburgh, UK (exact location TBA)
As the winning work in electroacoustic and instruments category at the Musica Nova Electro-Acoustic Compeition, In Praise of Shadows will be performed in Edinburgh. More information will be coming soon.
June (TBA), 2017
The Dance Laboratory - Studio 122, Arizona State University
New collaborative work with choreographers / dancers, Mary Fitzgerald, Eileen Standley and guest artist Kei Takei from Japan will be premiered at the Dance Lab (ASU). The work will travel on a tour later this year. More information will be coming soon.
May 27, 2017
21C Music Festival | The Royal Conservatory of Music
World Premier & Canadian Premier
Termerty Theater, Toronto, Canada | 5:00pm
New work commissioned by the 21C Music Festival will be premiered in May 2017 in Toronto, Canada. In addition, Shimmer, Tree | In Momoriam Jonathan Harvey will also be given a Canadian premier by the pianist, Geoffrey Conquer. The festival will take place from May 24-28, 2017. More information about tickets and the event can be found here.
May - Jun. 2017
World Premier | Spain & Switzerland Tour
New work The Excess commissioned by UMS'n JIP (Switzerland) for sub-bass recorder and electronics will be premiered in May, 2017. UMS'n JIP will tour to perform this work in Spain and Switzerland after the premier. Stay tuned for more tour dates and locations of this work:
May 13, 2017
Zeughaus Kultur, Brig-Glis | 8:00pm
Palma de Mallorca Contemporary Music Festival, Spain
Forum Wallis | Swiss Contemporary Music Festival, Schloss Leuk, Switzerland
*More information (TBA)
April 2, 2017
Southwest Electronic Music Festival
The Kiva (Time TBA)
ASU West Campus | 13492 N. 47th Avenue | Free
Automata | Mechanical Garden & Epiphyllum Oxypetalum (both 4 channel version) will be performed at this festival. This third biannual Southwest Electronic Music Festival features concerts given by international, local, and student composers and performers, as well as workshops and masterclasses. Artists include Cort Lippe, the featured visiting composer, Lauren Hayes, Keith Kelly, Tony Obr and Joshua Bennett.
March 7, 2017
3–53–16 Izumi Suginami-ku Tokyo, Japan | 7:00pm
Reservoir (4 channel version) for voice and electronics will receive an Asian Premier in Japan by UMS'n JIP. The concert will feature UMS'n JIP Japan Project showcasing new works by Japanese composers. Artists include Chikashi Miyama, Takayuki Rai, Motoharu Kawashima, Shintaro Imai, UMS, JIP and Simone Conforti. More info can be found here.
December 16th, 2016
Musica Nova International Electroacoustic Music Competition | Concert of winning works
Alfréd ve Dvoře Theatre, Praha, Czech Republic
Fr. Křížka 36, Praha 7 | 7 p.m.
In Praise of Shadows was selected as the winning work (First Prize in Electroacoustic and Instruments Category) at the Musica Nova Electroacoustic Music Competition. The winning works will be presented at this concert.
November 24th, 2016
Ars Musica International Contemporary Music Festival 2016 | La Nuit du Souffle
Centrale for Contemporary Art Brussels, Belgium
Performance of While Ripples Enlace... for alto recorder and electroncis at the Ars Musica Festival by Dominique Vasseur. More detailed information about the program can be found here.
November 12th-13th, 2016
New West Electroacoustic Music Organization (NWEAMO) Festival / The Japanese Society for Sonic Arts (JSSA)
Koen-Dori Classics, Tokyo, Japan
Automata | Mechanical Garden will be performed at the NWEAMO festival (Nov. 12 - 13, 2016) in Tokyo, Japan. More information about the festival can be found here.
October 13th-16th, 2016
Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF)
Jayu Theatre, Seoul, Korea
In Praise of Shadows for three paper players and electronics is selected for performance at the Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF) (Oct. 13 - Oct. 16, 2016) in Jayu Theatre, Seoul Arts Center. More information about the festival can be found here.
September 12th, 2016
International Computer Music Conference (ICMC)
TivoliVredenburg Hertz Hall
In Praise of Shadows for three paper players and electronics will be performed by Ensemble Modelo 62 at the 42nd International Computer Music Conference (ICMC) hosted by HKU University of the Arts Utrecht in Netherlands and Gaudeamus Muziekweek. Conference runs from Monday 12th – Friday 16th September 2016. Program can be found here.
July 7th-30th, 2016: Jul 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 25, 27, & 30
Festival Off d'Avignon Festival
Theatre des Vents, Avignon, France
Ums'n JIP will perform a brand new mix of Reservoir for 4 channels during the Avignon Festival where they will perform daily throughout the festival. Please check http://avignon.umsnjip.ch for more details.
Sift for violin and electronics was recently published on a CD, performed and released by the violinist Eric Rynes through Albany Records on February 1, 2016. The audio CD is available on this site on Amazon.com. For more information about the CD, visit the Publications' page.
Mikka & Other Assorted Love Songs
CD includes works by the following composers: Pierre Boulez, Elliott Carter, Kotoka Suzuki, Giacinto Scelsi, Helmut Lachenmann, Iannis Xenakis, Joel-Francois Durand, Michael Alcorn, and Theo Loevendie.
PERFORMANCES| EXHIBITIONS | EVENTS
Jun 2017 Forum Wallis: Swiss Contemporary Music Festival, Switzerland / The Excess / UMS'n JIP
May 2017Palma de Mallorca Contemporary Music Festival, Spain / The Excess / UMS'n JIP
03/16-19/17New West Electronic Arts & Music Organization (NWEAMO) Festival, San Diego, CA / Automata | Mechanical Garden
02/08/17University of Washington, Seattle, WA / Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / Cristina Valdes /@7:30pm / Meany Theater
11/12&13/16 New West Electronic Arts & Music Organization (NWEAMO) Festival, Tokyo, Japan / Automata | Mechanical Garden
11/05/16Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival, University of Richmond, VA / In Praise of Shadows
10/13/16 Seoul International Computer Music Festival (SICMF), Seoul, Korea / performance of In Praise of Shadows
09/12/16 International Computer Music Conference (ICMC), Utrecht, Netherlands / performance of In Praise of Shadows
08/16 Pauline Oliveros New Genre Prize Honorable Mention for electro-acoustic media / In Praise of Shadows
08/30/16 BBC Radio 3 | Late Junction, London, England / In Praise of Shadows / @23:30
7/9, 7/11, 7/13, 7/16, 7/18, 7/20, 7/23, 7/25, 7/27 & 7/30Festival Off d'Avignon, Avignon, France / Theatre des Vents / performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP
04/08/16 ISCM World Music DaysNew Music Miami, CARTA Miami Beach Urban Studios, FL / 7:30pm / performance of Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / Cristina Valdes, piano
02/25/16 Chapel Performance Space, Seattle, WA / CD release recital by the violinist, Eric Rynes: works include Xenakis, Carter, Scelsi, Lachenmann, and Sift for violin and electronics by Suzuki / @8:00pm / Free; the CD will be available for purchase.
02/25/16 ASU Recital Hall, Tempe AZ / 8:00pm / performance of Reservoir / UMS 'n JIP
02/17/16 Hamburg-Bergedorf | Whitecube, Hamburg, Germany/ 7:00pm / performance of Reservoir / UMS 'n JIP
02/17/16 Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, NY / Umidi Soni Colores
SELECTED PAST/RECENT EVENTS | AWARDS
11/06/15 ASU Contemporary Music Festival, Tempe, AZ / world premier of In Praise of Shadows / Arizona Contemporary Music Ensemble
10/30/15 Contemporary Music Festival, Tbilisi, Georgia / performance of Reservoir / UMS'n Jip
09/12/15-11/30/15 Block Museum, Northwestern University, IL / exhibition of DRAMA / sound design and scoring for the video work by artist, Geof Oppenheimer.
07/10/15 ACRE, WI / performance of Automata | Mechanical Garden & Epiphyllum Oxypetallum
07/31/15 NOMADES, ONOMATO künstlerverein, Düsseldorf, Germanz / performance of Umidi Soni Colores
06/28/15 New York Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF), Manhattan, NY / East Coast premier of Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / Karl Larson, piano
July Visiting Artist at ACRE Residency, WI.
June Named the MacDowell Colony Norton Stevens and North Shore fellow for 2014.
May Balance-Unbalance Conference, Tempe, AZ / Review committee & paper session Chair.
04/01/15 FOCI Arts, New Orleans / Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / Mabel Kwan, piano.
04/13/15 Scottsdale Center for Performing Arts / Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey / pianist.
02/23 Katzin Concert Hall, Tempe, AZ / performance of Automata | Mechanical Garden
02/28 Seattle Modern Orchestra Benefit Concert, Seattle, WA / Performance of Sift / Eric Rynes, violin.
01/23 Music Village Onassis Cultural Center, Athens, Greece / Performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP
Dec. Expacios Sonoros Festival / Performance of Automata | Mechanical Garden | Reina Sofia National Museum of Contemporary Art, Madrid, Spain
11/14 Project Rafael Festival, Valencia, Spain / Performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP
11/28 EKO House Japanese Cultural Center, Duesseldorf, Germany / Performance of While Ripples Enlace... / Lucia Mense, alto recorder.
10/26 West Coast premier of Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey at the Triple CCRMAlite: 40, 50, 80 concert - Bing Concert Hall, Stanford University by Chryssie Nanou, piano. The concert celebrated the 40th anniversary of CCRMA and 80th birthday of the composer and founder of CCRMA, John Chowning.
10/06 Seoul International Computer Music Conference (SICMF) / Jeyu Theater, Seoul, Korea / Performance of Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey
08/22 Music Village Festival, Mt. Pelion, Greece / Performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP
7/4, 7/6, 7/8, 7/11, 7/13, 7/15 & 7/18 Avignon Festival, Theatre Notre-Dame, France / Performance of Reservoir / UMS'n JIP