January: Beginning a Spring Lectureship at UC Berkeley’s Music Department.

February 4th: Premiere: Ghost Dances, for alto flute, english horn, two guitars, violin, and cello. Left Coast Ensemble. 7:30pm. The Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley, CA

February 5th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. Syndicate for the New Arts Residency Series. St. John’s of Ohio City, 2600 Church Avenue. Cleveland, OH

February 6th: Premiere: Ghost Dances, for alto flute, english horn, two guitars, violin, and cello. Left Coast Ensemble. 7:30pm. San Francisco Conservatory of Music, 50 Oak St., San Francisco, CA

February 7th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. 7:30pm. Western Carolina University. Cullowhee, NC

February 8th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. 7:30pm. University of Georgia, Athens, GA

February 8th: Guest Presentation, Crowden School, John Adams Young Composers Program with Firesong.Workshop performance of the Opening of Refuse Collection. 6pm. Berkeley, CA

February 9th: Guest Presentation, French-American School of San Francisco. With Firesong. Workshop performance of the Opening of Refuse Collection. 11am. San Francisco, CA

February 10th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. 7:30pm. Georgia State University. Atlanta, GA

February 11th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. 7:30pm. Columbus State University. Columbus, GA

March 19th to 23rd: First residency at the Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy for New Music. Workshop rehearsals for new work for Tony Arnold, sop. and string quartet (members of Third Angle New Music). Boonville, CA

March 24th: Colloquium Presentation at UC Berkeley Music Department. 3pm. 128 Morrison Hall. Berkeley, CA

April 7-8: Participating at Reembodied Sound. A Symposium and Festival of Transducer-based Music and Sonic Art. New York City, NY

May 13th: Partial Premiere: Refuse Collection, for soprano and piano, after the poem by Jeremy Prynne. Firesong (Vanessa Langer and Allegra Chapman). Center for New Music. 8pm. Details. San Francisco, CA

May 13th: Position, influence, for soprano and sound sculpture, Vanessa Langer, sop. Center for New Music. 8pm. Details. San Francisco, CA

May 24th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. University of Oregon, 7:30pm. Aasen Hull Hall. Eugene, OR

May 26th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. Portland State University 7:00pm. Lincoln Hall 326. Portland, OR

Previous Events:

2016:

December: Awarded a Zellerbach Family Foundation Grant with Firesong for Refuse Collection, a song for soprano and piano, setting the poem by J.H. Prynne

December 2nd: Mellissa Hughes performs ‘Position, influence‘ for soprano and sound sculpture. San Francisco Conservatory of Music. 50 Oak St, San Francisco CA

November 11th: Sound/Multimedia installation at Milkbar. 241A S. 1st St. Richmond, California. Link

November 6th:  Transient Canvas duo performs Caldera, for bass clarinet and marimba. Vanguard New Music Series. 7:00pm. Ludwig Recital Hall. Kent State University. 1325 Theatre Drive. Kent, OH

November 6th:  Transient Canvas duo performs Caldera, for bass clarinet and marimba. Vanguard New Music Series. 7:00pm. Ludwig Recital Hall. Kent State University. 1325 Theatre Drive. Kent, OH

November 4th: Transient Canvas duo performs Caldera, for bass clarinet and marimba. 8pm. Otterbein University. Battelle Fine Arts Center 170 W. Park St.
Westerville, OH

October 30th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. 2:00pm. University of Michigan – Flint. Flint, MI

October 29th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. 8:00pm. Oakland University. Rochester, MI

October 28th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. 8:00pm. Wayne State University. Detroit, MI

October 25th: Mellissa Hughes performs ‘Position, influence‘ for soprano and sound sculpture. (Poolhouse Previews: Sandbox Percussion with Mellissa Hughes and Anne Lanzilotti). 8pm. Joyce J. Cammilleri Hall. 3620A McClintock Ave. Los Angeles, CA

October 10th: Transient Canvas duo performs Caldera, for bass clarinet and marimba. 12pm. Nicholas Music Center – Mason Gross School for the Arts 85 George St. New Brunswick, NJ

October 7th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. 8:00pm. Armory for the Arts 191 Highland Ave. #1a in Somerville, MA

October 7th: Transient Canvas duo performs Caldera, for bass clarinet and marimba. (Split bill with Ogni Suono, same concert as above).

October 5th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for two vocalizing saxophonists. 8:00pm. University of Massachusetts – Amherst. Bezanson Recital Hall

September 7th: Guest Presentation: ‘Seeing Screens and Hearing Speakers’ – Greensboro Project Space. Greensboro, NC

August 20th: Excerpt performance: ‘Identity Theft’ – Milkbar  (a home for experimental dance, music, theater and film). 241 South 1st Street, Unit A. Richmond CA

August 18th: Premiere: ‘Identity Theft’ – collaborative music/dance/theatre multimedia work with Kyle Bruckman & Aisan Hoss. Conceived and led by Linda Bouchard. Safe House Arts. 1 Grove St, San Francisco, CA event link

August 17th: Preview: ‘Identity Theft’ – collaborative music/dance/theatre multimedia work with Kyle Bruckman & Aisan Hoss. Conceived and led by Linda Bouchard. Safe House Arts. 1 Grove St, San Francisco, CA event link

May 24th: Open Studio event. Culmination and exposition of ‘Room,’ a series of scenes exploring new techniques in staged interactive projection mapping. USF Verftet, Artist In Residence Studio #355.  7-9pm. Bergen, Norway

May 23rd: Open Studio event. Culmination and exposition of ‘Room,’ a series of scenes exploring new techniques in staged interactive projection mapping. USF Verftet, Artist In Residence Studio #355.  7-9pm. Bergen, Norway

May 11th: Composition Seminar Presentation: Grieg Academy of Music. Bergen, Norway

May 9th: Transient Canvas duo performs Caldera, for bass clarinet and marimba. 8:15pm. ShapeShifter Lab. 18 Whitwell Place, Brooklyn, NY

March 22nd: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for saxophone duo. 7:30pm. Snell Theater. Crane School of Music at SUNY – Potsdam. Potsdam, NY

March 20th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for saxophone duo. 6:00pm. Rochester Brainery. 274 Goodman St N, Ste B134, Rochester, NY

March 19th: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for saxophone duo. 8:00pm. Dreamland Arts. 387 Franklin St. Buffalo, NY

March 9th: Beginning of three-month residency in Bergen, Norway. USF Verftet Artist in Residency

February 24th: ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) performs Said What Choice Spoken, for flute, percussion and piano. Macalester College. 8pm. Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center 130 S Macalester St, St Paul, MN

February 19th: Hazardous Materials I, for percussion trio and electronics. line upon line percussion.  Center for New Music 8PM. 55 Taylor St. in San Francisco, CA

February 19th: Premiere: Caldera for bass clarinet and marimba.  Transient Canvas duo. 8pm. Advent Library Concert Series. Boston, MA

February 16th: Hazardous Materials I, for percussion trio and electronics. line upon line percussion. CCRMA/Stanford University. 7:30PM. Palo Alto, CA

February 15th: Hazardous Materials I, for percussion trio and electronics. line upon line percussion. CNMAT/Univ. of California, Berkeley. 1750 Arch St. 8:00PM. Berkeley, CA

February 13th: Open Sound presents Position, influence, for soprano and sound sculpture. Aliana De La Guardia, soprano. 8pm Third Life Studio, Union Square, Somerville, MA Cancelled due to health. New date TBA.

February 12th: Guest Lecture, Northeastern University Music Department. Boston, MA

February 12th: Switchboard Presents Ask, for saxophone duo. Ogni Suono. 7:30pm. Center for New Music 55 Taylor St. in San Francisco, CA

February 11th: Guest Lecture, MIT Music Department. Cambridge, MA

February 10th: Premiere: Ogni Suono performs Ask, for saxophone duo. Outpost Concert Series 7pm. Culver Center of the Arts 3824 Main St. Riverside, CA

January 29th: Hazardous Materials, for percussion trio and electronics. line upon line percussionCanopy. 8PM. Austin, Texas. Austin, Texas

January 28th: Premiere: Hazardous Materials, for percussion trio and electronics. line upon line percussionCanopy. 8PM. Austin, Texas.

2015:

November 21st: People inside electronics presents Position, influence, for soprano and sound sculpture. Stephanie Aston, soprano (Accordant Commons). 8pm. Neighborhood Church of Pasadena. 301 N. Orange Grove Blvd, Pasadena, CA

November 18th: Guest Lecture, Pomona College. Claremont, CA

November 6-8th: Premiere: upshot/recoil, an interactive installation in a Shipping Container. California College of the Arts. Part of AICAD 2015 (the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design). San Francisco

October 1st: Guest Presentation of my music to the Undergraduate Composers of Washington University (Seminar, Christopher Stark. Saint Louis, MO).

August 14th: French Premiere: Symbols (solo piano), The 10th Festival Présences in Frontenay, France. Trami Nguyen, piano

August: Awarded a NewMusicUSA grant for Saxovoce, a project with Ogni Suono Saxophone duo (Noa Even & Phil Pierick, including composers Kate Soper and Felipe Lara).

March 5th: Ensemble 2e2m performs ‘Act‘ for soprano and 12 players. Shigeko Hata, sop. Pierre Roullier, dir. 8PM (CET). Auditorium Marcel Landowski, CRR de Paris, 14 Rue de Madrid. Paris, France

February 28th: Wild Rumpus’ Vanessa Langer performs ‘Position, influence‘ for soprano and sound sculpture at The Center for New Music, San Francisco, CA.

January 29th- February 1st: Obstacle in Obstacle presents Installation version of ‘Construction‘ at the Mondavi Center (during the duration of the Music & Words Festival). Davis, CA.

January 27th: Obstacle in Obstacle presents ‘Construction,’ an Installation/Performance Event. Opening to the Music & Words Festival. Davis, CA

January 15th: Vanessa Langer performs ‘Position, influence‘ for soprano and sound sculpture at the New Music Gathering. San Francisco Conservatory of Music. 50 Oak St, San Francisco CA

2014:

November 20th: World Premiere: Symbols (solo piano), premiere at Hanyang University. Seoul, South Korea 8PM (KST). Jihye Ye, piano

September 22-25: In Urbana, IL for the Martirano Award (3rd Prize). Performance of ‘Act’ for soprano and 12 players by the Illinois Modern Ensemble.

August 2-16: Darmstadt Forum The Concert of the Future is Online. (Curators: David Coll, Aaron Einbond, Karolin Schmitt-Weidmann)

April 29th- May 1st: IRCAM forum in Seoul. I will give a presentation on my music and ‘re-embodied sound’ as well as coordinate and run the electronics for three pieces over two nights of concerts (Luca Francesconi’s Animus II, Jongwoo Yim’s Shade II, and Ashley Furé’s Wire and Wool).

Feb. 13th: Presentation at the California College of the Arts (SF). Seminar of Kim Anno’s titled ‘From the Digital to the Analog’.

Feb. 18th: Presentation on my Notational practice to the graduate composition seminar at UC-Berkeley.

March 2nd: Beginning Visiting Professorship at Hanyang University’s School of Music. Seoul, South Korea.

2013:

Dec. 7th: Water City Berkeley. Version with sfSound Ensemble. Kala Art Institute. Berkeley. Info here

Nov. 17th: Concert with Simone Telandro in Bielle, Italy.  Premiere of new solo piccolo trumpet work.

Nov. 4th: Premiere of Inventions on Relevance and Propaganda (violoncello, percussioni, elettronica) by Ensemble RepertorioZero. Milano Musica Festival.

November: performance of New Work for solo percussion and electronics, TBD.

Oct. 21st: Beginning of European tour (France, Italy, Belgium)

Oct. 6th, 7:30 & 8:30: Water City Berkeley. Project with Kim Anno, KT Nelson, students from Berkeley High School, and sfSound. Some Thing Spacious Gallery. 2555 Broadway. Oakland.

Oct. 5th, 7:30 & 8:30: Water City Berkeley. Project with Kim Anno, KT Nelson, students from Berkeley High School, and sfSound. Some Thing Spacious Gallery. 2555 Broadway. Oakland.

August 16th: Speaking Metals installation at Santa Cruz Museum of Art (Third Fridays Series).

August: Poto Festival Ten, in Grass Valley, CA.

July 15th-19th: CNMAT workshops

July 9th-11th: Workshop with Evelyn Ficarra at MilkBar: Site/Object/Sound – site-specific sound for live performance and installation link

June 7th: Performance/Installation of ‘Sublingual’ (collaboration with Erich Richter at ‘Something Spacious’ gallery during Oakland Art Murmur on First Fridays. Oakland, CA. link

April 25: New work/intervention for students with mp3 players. UC Berkeley, ‘Music Now’ lecture.

March 30 (postponed): Installation at the Qubit Noise ‘non-ference’, NYC

January 30th- February 3rd: Visiting Composer Fellow at UC-Davis Music Festival titled “The Art of Migration,” with a premiere of new work for the Empyrean Ensemble, titled Black Piet (cl, vln, vc, pno).

January 23rd: Presentation at the University of Durham (UK), “Technology and Presence in My Music and Research”

2012:

February 15th: Visiting Composer at Music Conservatory in Salamanca, Spain. Lecture and Masterclass.

March 27th: Presentation at Orpheus Institute’s Academy for Music and Theory, on ‘information in embodied sound.’

April 20th: ‘Position, influence’ at the new roulette in brooklyn. Last night of MATA Festival (festival runs April 17th-20th)

May 7th-8th: Seminar at University of York: ‘The Matter of Musical Experimentation.

-Solo performance (text: John Cage) with ‘speaking metals’ at concert May 7th.

-Presentation titled ‘Investigating Re-embodied Sound.’ May 8th.

July 14th-28th: Attending the Darmstadt Summer Course.

-Two short studies workshopped in Jennifer Walshe’s seminar

-Demonstration of setup for Transducers and Resonant Objects at Edith Stein Schule

October 19th: Premiere Said what choice spoken for flute, percussion, and piano. Performed by the Illinois Modern Ensemble, Urbana, IL. Stephen Taylor, conductor. Gavin Ryan, Percussion. Kathleen Winters, flutes. Tomoko Ono, piano.

November 23rd: Presentation at IPEM (Institute for Psychoacoustics and electronic music, Univ. of Gent)

2011:

December: Beginning year-long residency in Gent, Belgium.

Nov 11th: Concert at Milkbar. Culmination of residency.

October 10th: Presentation of my music to the students of Ricardo Rivera. California College of the Arts.

October 5-Nov 13th: Residency with Kim Anno and Ricardo Rivera at Milkbar. Oakland, CA.

October 4th: Presentation of my music with electronics to the students of Christopher Moore. Univ. of North Texas

June 30-July 6: Poto Festival, Grass Valley, CA. Presentation of recent chamber music.

April-June: Living in Somerville, MA. Work on Orchestra. Invited guest of Harvard Composition Seminar.

March 13th: UnderConstruction2, with Berkeley Symphony

Feb 6th: Dérive b, for bass clarinet, cello and optional sound sculpture. Both versions performed. Eco Ensemble.

Jan. 16th: Under Construction1, with Berkeley Symphony.

2010:

Oct. 9th- Nov. 28th: Ice Artists Installation at Berkeley Art Center’s ‘Intimate Nature’ exhibition. Details forthcoming

Oct. 28th-30th: ‘Noisense’ at Zellerbach Studio 7. Work for Dance and Technology by Ashley Ferro-Murray. I’m a collaborator.

Sept. 26th: Performance of Speaking Metals/Skins at Pacific Basin, Berkeley.

July 26-30: CNMAT workshops

July 5-7: with Vocaallab Nederlands, Zaandam, Netherlands. Technical Setup for position, influence.

June 24th-July 3rd: Tzlil Meudcan Festival, Tel Aviv. Performance of Dérive July 3rd by Ensemble Praesenz

April 4th: Premiere of ACT, for soprano and 12 players. Berkeley New Music Project.

January 23rd: Premiere of Untitled II, for SfSound ensemble.