Selected Events

2021

DATE TBD, 2021
World Premiere of BEADS OF SUNLIGHT for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, and Cello commissioned by Music Teachers' Association of California; performed by students at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport, 5711 Century Blvd., Los Angeles, California.

DATE TBD, 2021
World Premiere of SUN DANCE for orchestra commissioned by the Indianapolis Symphony, conducted by Music Director Krzysztof Urbanski.

FEBRUARY 12, 2021
SELENE (Moon Chariot Rituals) for percussion quartet and 9 woodwinds (arranged by Cliff Colnot) performed by the University of Michigan Wind Ensemble, conducted by Michael Haithcock, in a live, socially-distanced performance.

FEBRUARY 27, 2021
SILENT MOON for violin and viola performance by Emily Nash and Bruno Silva as part of The Quad City Symphony Orchestra’s tribute to the unique sound of American music with their Signature Series III concert inspired by the Figge Art Museum’s exhibition For America. This intimate performance will be available for a limited socially distanced audience at the Figge as well as via digital access/live streaming.

MARCH 4, 2021
OF PARADISE AND LIGHT for chamber string orchestra performed live by Eugene Symphony Conducted by Francesco Lecce-Chong performing live in the The Hult Center for the Performing Arts. Socially distanced recording starts streaming on this date.

MARCH 5, 2021
AVIAN CAPRICIO for brass quintet performed by Axiom Brass as presented by University of Chicago Presents, Chicago in a streamed concert.

MARCH 5 & 6, 2021
THE AUDITIONS a ballet performed by Martha Graham Dance Company, Janet Eilber, Artistic Director, Troy Schumacher Choreographer, and the Santa Fe Symphony presented by Santa Fe Ballet in the Lensic Performing Arts Center. Program to include Copland's Appalachian Spring.

MARCH 11, 2021
PLEA FOR PEACE for flute, oboe, trumpet and string orchestra performed live and socially-distanced by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Martyn Brabbins and broadcast on Radio 3.

MARCH 13, 2021
SELENE for percussion quartet and string orchestra performed by Third Coast Percussion with members of the Elkhart County Symphony Orchestra, Indiana in a livestreamed concert.

MARCH 14, 2021
INCANTATION for solo viola performed by Bella Kim, age 18, on WFMT RADIO’S program called INTRODUCTIONS, Robbie Ellis Presenter & Producer.

MARCH 16, 2021
World Premiere of NEW WORK for solo piano commissioned by The Royal Academy of Music, premiered by Harry Rylance piano on a livestreamed concert featuring TRIO MAZZOLINI, in London, U.K.

MARCH 17, 2021
LAKE REFLECTING STARS WITH MOONRISE performed by the Bro-Fowler Duo -- Kurt Fowler, cello, Paul Bro, alto saxophone at the North American Saxophone Alliance Region 5 Conference in Hope College in Michigan.

MARCH 25, 2021
INCANTATION for solo viola performed by Bella Kim, age 18, on WFMT RADIO’S program called MUSIC IN CHICAGO, Lisa Flynn, host.

April 10, 2021
MAGIC BOX for string quartet and percussion quartet performed by the Academy Wind Symphony of the Interlochen Center for the Arts, Dr. Matthew Schlomer, conducting a live, socially-distanced performance.

April 11, 2021
DOUBLE HELIX, MANSUETO TRIBUTE for two violins will be performed in a live, socially-distanced concert at the Pucker Gallery in Boston by Hsin-Lin and Miguel Perez-Espejo.

April 12, 2021
Guest Composer at the University of Arizona Fred Fox School of Music on the Visiting Composer Series led by Daniel Asia.

May 2021
World Premiere of BEBOP RIDDLE for solo marimba and World Premiere of ENCHANTED INVOCATION for vibraphone and five crotales as part of Miller Theatre’s six-episode MISSION COMMISSION podcast series. Performed by John Corkill and commissioned by Miller Theatre at Columbia University.

May 1, 2021
Metropolitan Opera star Anna Christy joins the Savannah Philharmonic and the Savannah Philharmonic Chorus for a celebratory concert. Keitaro Harada, conducts RING OUT, WILD BELLS, TO THE WILD SKY for solo soprano, chorus and orchestra in the Lucas Theatre for the Performing Arts, Savannah.

May 8, 2021
Guest Artist: 2021 Virtual Conference of the International Conductors Guild for which the theme is “Innovation in Action" and the session is called INSIDE THE COMPOSER’S STUDIO with interlocutor, Robert Whalen.

May 27, 2021
BEBOP RIDDLE for solo marimba and ENCHANTED INVOCATION for vibraphone and five crotales performed by John Corkill and presented by University of Chicago Presents in a streamed concert.

JULY 4, 2021
World Premiere of FUSION for solo piano commissioned and premiered by pianist Min Kwon as part of the America/Beautiful project.

AUGUST 4 & 6, 2021
World Premiere of FILIGREE OF THE SUN for string quartet commissioned by The Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival, Marc Neikrug, Artistic Director and premiered by FLUX Quartet

AUGUST 8, 2021
World Premiere of NEW WORK for orchestra commissioned by BBC Radio 3 and first performed by BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Ryan Bancroft on 8 August 2021 at the Royal Albert Hall as part of BBC Proms 2021. Special thanks to the Sounds of Science Commissioning Club, and its founders and donors, for contributing support to this project.

AUTUMN 2021
World Premiere of DANCE MOBILE for 13 player or chamber orchestra. Commissioned by the Howard Hanson Institute for American Music in Celebration of the 100th Anniversary of the Eastman School of Music; premiered by Brad Lubman conducting the ESM Musica Nova, Rochester, NY

SEPTEMBER 9, 2021
World Premiere of UPON WINGS OF WORDS, Emily Dickinson Settings for soprano and string quartet commissioned by Nexus Chamber Music and premiered at the Ravinia Festival by Nexus with Kristina Bachrach solo soprano.

SEPTEMBER 28, 2021, 5 PM
RIPPLE EFFECTS for carillon performed by Joey Brink and Joseph Min at Rockefeller Chapel in Chicago as part of EAR TAXI FESTIVAL.