Update-a-thon: (Sunday, 14 October 2018)
- I recently discovered that Alan Shockley's fabulous new book The Contemporary Piano: A Performer and Composer's Guide to Techniques and Resources has a great section on the ElectroMagnetically-Prepared piano.
- Ensemble Parallax, who often work with video artists to add visuals to their concerts, is taking a couple of my pieces on the road. Their Miami visit, hosted by our Performing Arts Series, will be a veritable multi-media extravaganza formatted as a live podcast.
EMPP and the Induction Connection (Monday, 11 December 2017)
After a long hiatus, I'm happy to be working once again on some electromagnet-related projects. I took advantage of the renewed activity to (finally!) post some example sound files to my Electromagnetically-Prepared Piano page, magneticpiano.com. See Audio Examples 1 and Audio Examples 2. Great to be looking at this stuff again!
Latest Developments (Wednesday, 24 May 2017)
Time to get caught up on my news! Here is the latest:
- The Cincinnati NPR station ran a great spot/interview on my recent premier, Arcade Variations, written for the Miami University Symphony Orchestra,
Article for Arcana (Monday, 14 November 2016)
I am thrilled to be contributing an article to the next edition of John Zorn's Arcana series: Arcana VIII. I'll be writing about the composition of my opera, Pedr Solis, and how that ties in with my research on literature and music.
New Projects (Sunday, 13 November 2016)
Some new projects to announce:
New Videos (Friday, 11 November 2016)
I recently released a number of new videos, including:
- scrolling-score videos for:
Junior Faculty Scholar Award (Wednesday, 23 September 2015)
I am proud to announce that I just received a Junior Faculty Scholar Award from Miami University! More info (and some very nice things about me) can be found here.
Wild Rumpus CD (Sunday, 09 August 2015)
Wild Rumpus has received a grant from New Music USA for their CD project In Time. On that CD will appear the piece they commissioned from me, Solis Overture. It'll be great to work with them again on the recording!