Stalker for solo percussionist (2016)

Stalker is based on the book Roadside Picnic by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky and was composed for Aaron Ragsdale. In this book, aliens have visited Earth and left strange objects behind in certain “zones” around the globe. Stalkers are black market dealers who enter these zones and procure these rare and often dangerous objects. In …

All Our Broken Instruments (2015) for percussion and electronics

Composed in the summer of 2015 for Andrew Spencer, All Our Broken Instruments is a musical adaptation of the Robert Fanning poem “May Our Young Find Music in All Our Broken Instruments.” The percussion soloist speaks the poem’s text while playing a mixed batch of instruments and triggering the electroacoustic sounds.   Download the score: All …

ArtBattle 2015

On July 30, 2015, Heather Trommer-Beardslee and I participated in our local Art Battle. Visual artists gathered to create new art in 2 hours and this year, we decided to throw a dance/music collaboration into the mix. We started at 6 PM and by 8 PM we had a 4 minute dance piece. While Heather …

as if to each other

It is here! My 25-minute long piece for piano and electronics as if to each other… which I composed for the RPM Challenge in February 2011 has been recorded by none other than R. Andrew Lee and is now available from Irritable Hedgehog! I’m absolutely thrilled with the quality of Andrew’s performance and Irritable Hedgehog’s usual …

Soon.

I’m so proud to announce that my 2011 work as if to each other… for piano and electronics has been recorded by R. Andrew Lee and will soon be released on Irritable Hedgehog! Here is the cover art:   The official release date is in a few weeks. Rest assured, I’ll keep you updated!

Patch(ed) In

I should have posted this here sooner but about 6 months ago I was interviewed on the podcast Patch In. It was a fun honor and a good time. The video of it is up on YouTube for your viewing enjoyment. I’ve posted it here, too!