Orison for three music boxes and electronics was selected by the international ISCM jury (International Society for Contemporary Music) for performance at ISCM World Music Days in Tallinn, Estonia this May. The work will receive a European premiere during the festival by Defunensemble from Finland. The festival will take place between May 2-10, 2019. Please visit the ISCM 2019 official website for more detail: https://www.worldmusicdays2019.ee/#
I'm excited to announce that I'll be recording "Minyo" with the Spektral Quartet and "Shimmer, Tree | In Memoriam Jonathan Harvey" with the pianist, Cristina Valdes in 2019 as part of my upcoming solo debut album project. These recordings are supported by the New Music USA Project Grant and HIDA Project Grant from Arizona State University. Please tune in for updates. You can also follow updates on this project on New Music USA site.
Recording Project: Music of Kotoka Suzuki was supported by New Music USA. To follow the project as it unfolds, visit my project page: https://www.newmusicusa.org/projects/recording-project-music-of-kotoka-suzuki
Enmei ("Long Life") will be traveling to Chicago as part of the Bridge Dance Festival. The work will be presented at Links Hall in Chicago on April 6th & 7th, 2018 with the support of Japan Foundation. This project was conceived by Mary Fitzgerald and Eileen Standley with Rose Weitz, in collaboration with Masako Kitaura, Kei Takei, Kotoka Suzuki & Laz Brezer.
Vancouver Electronic Ensemble gave a beautiful performance of "In Praise of Shadows" at the ISCM World Music Days 2017 last month. The documentation of their performance is now available on ISCM World Music Days 2017 YouTube channel here!
Vancouver New Music will present "In Praise of Shadows" as the evening's grand finale of the November 3rd program as part of the ISCM World Music Days. Overview of the upcoming Vancouver new Music season is published on the Georgia Straight, the Vancouver news and premier guide for events.
The National Portuguese Radio RTP broadcast In Praise of Shadows on their Música Contemporânea program on June 6th, 2017. This broadcast is available on their archive for listening at this following link. This program includes works by Jummei Suzuki, Jacqueline Fontyn, Roderik de Man, Eliska Cilkova & Monty Adkins/Paulina Sundin.
*If you are listening outside of Portugal and have problem accessing the video, please follow the steps indicated at this link.
In Praise of Shadows was selected by the international ISCM jury (International Society for Contemporary Music) to represent Canada at the World Music Days Festival in Vancouver, Canada. It will receive a Canadian premier performance by the Vancouver Electronic Ensemble (directed by Giorgio Magnanensi) on November 3, 2017 during the festival. The festival will take place between November 2-8, 2017 and will feature approximately 25 concerts from over 50 countries. For more information about the venue and schedule, please visit the ISCM 2017 official website: http://iscm2017.ca/home/
I'm thrilled to announce that In Praise of Shadows received the Special Judges' Citation Award from The American Prize in the Chamber Music Composition category for "Creating a Unique, Sustained Sound World".
The fabulous Swiss Duo, UMS'n JIP gave an Asian Premier of Reservoir (4 channel version) at sonorium in Tokyo, Japan, as part of the duo's Japan Project. The duo will give a Swiss tour of this Japan Project in May, which will include a world premier of my new work, The Excess.
I'm thrilled to announce that In Praise of Shadows received First Prize (Electroacoustic with Instruments Category) in Musica Nova International Competition of Electro-Acoustic Music in Czech Republic.