Selected Events


JANUARY 27 AND 28, 2024
World Premiere of NEW WORK for orchestra performed by the Orchestre de chambre de Paris conducted by Simone Menezes, with Baritone soloist Laurent Naouri, Cello soloist TBD (en partenariat avec le CNSMDP,) Chorégraphe by Thierry Thieû Niang, and Lighting by Jimmy Boury at the Philharmonie de Paris – Cité de la Musique, Paris, France. This work is about the characters of Ygnold and Arkel. It is inspired by the following line from Arkel in Maeterlinck's play, “we only ever see the other side of destiny.” (Maeterlinck, Pelléas et Mélisande, Act I, Scene 3)

FEBRUARY 4, 2024 – 2 PM
ABSOLUTE OCEAN in the version for soprano and orchestra performed by "The President's Own" United States Marine Chamber Orchestra conducted by 1st Lt. Darren Y. Lin at the Rachel Schlesinger Hall in Virginia.

FEBRUARY 23, 2024
Sunburst for orchestra performed by the Alpharetta Symphony conducted by Grant Gilman in Alpharetta, GA.

Conductor Xian Zhang

MARCH 1 - 3, 2024
JUBILEE for orchestra performed by The New Jersey Symphony, conducted by Xian Zhang at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark, NJ.

MARCH 8-17, 2024
DANCE FOLDINGS for orchestra performed by the Orchestre national d’Ile de France conducted by Alevtina Loffe. Orchestra is touring concerts from March 8 to March 17 including a performance at the Philharmonie de Paris on Tuesday March 12 at 20H00.

MARCH 16, 2024
World Premiere of GWENDOLYN BROOKS SETTINGS for Treble Chorus and Orchestra. Text by Gwendolyn Brooks. World premiere by Anima – Glen Ellyn Children’s Chorus, The chorus of Chicago High School for the Arts, and the Illinois Philharmonic Orchestra, Stilian Kirov, conducting, Charles Sundquist, Chorus, Director. This commission and associated activities are partially supported by a 2019 grant from the Illinois Arts Council Agency and Illinois Humanities.

APRIL 12, 2024
TERPSICHORE'S BOX OF DREAMS for 13 players performed by Musica Nova, Brad Lubman conducting, at the Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY.

APRIL 12, 2024
AVIAN CAPRICIO for brass quintet performed by Axiom Brass as presented by the Solo & Chamber Music Series at Pittsburg State University, Pennsylvania.

APRIL 21, 2024
SUNBURST a fanfare for orchestra, performed by the University of South Florida Symphony Orchestra, Dr. William Wiedrich, conducting.

APRIL 21, 2024
New England Premiere of FAR PAST WAR for large chorus and orchestra, text by Cammy Thomas, performed by the Nashoba Valley Chorale, conducted by Anne Watson Born in the Groton Hill Music Center in Groton, MA. This composition is about bringing peace through nature, both to the self and to the world.

APRIL 22, 2024 (EARTH DAY)
World Premiere of HEAVY METAL SUITE performed by Axiom Brass in Vancouver, BC at the Vogue Theater. Comprised of individual movements inspired by different critical metals (e.g., copper, gold, lithium, platinum) composed by Augusta Read Thomas (Gold/USA), Chris Chafe (Silicon/USA), Christopher Sainsbury (Lithium/Australia), Edzi’u  (Introduction/Tahltan), Roberto Manzanares (Silver/Mexico), Valeria Gisel Valle Martinez (Copper/Chile), Vuma Levin (Platinum/South Africa), Yao Chen (Zinc/China). Read More

APRIL 25, 2024
World Premiere of SHAKESPEARE'S JESTERS for Saxophone Quartet performed by ~Nois, Hunter Bockes, János Csontos, Jordan Lulloff, Julian Velasco, at Constellation in Chicago.

MAY 17, 2024
World premiere of NEW WORK performed at Carnegie Hall in Zankel Hall, New York, NY.

SPRING, 2025
World premiere of NEW WORK for 3 percussion, 2 harps, piano, celesta, flute, clarinet doubling bass clarinet, violin, cello, commissioned by The Juilliard School, performed by AXIOM, conducted by Jeffrey Milarsky, Music Director, at Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY.