Tomorrow, soprano Sara Noble premieres a new art song I’ve written for her at Montclair Art Museum. Sara and Carl Patrick Bolleia (pictured above) both served with me as jurors to select the other works on the concert from submissions by NJ middle school, high school, and college composers. The works by these students are quite impressive! Free concertContinue reading “Thursday: Pictures 2013 Concert”
Today, I got news of two more performances taking place in June. Last year, Haddonfield Memorial High School commissioned an SATB setting of Stephen John Kalinich’s poem “Ballet of the Soul.” It will be premiered June 16th at their Baccalaureate Service at Haddonfield United Methodist Church. In a concert open to the public on JuneContinue reading “More Performances in June”
My new vocal work Poems from 1913 will be premiered at Montclair Art Museum on June 6th. It has been commissioned by the museum and by NJ Arts Collective and is based on Manniere Dawson’s painting Wharf Under Mountain (1913, pictured above). C4 reprises “My Kiss is a Journey …” on June 11 at St. Peter’s Church in Manhattan. Event details JuneContinue reading “Performances in June”
World premiere at Eagle Rock Music Festival Los Angeles, CA Feb. 10, 2013 Jay Campbell, cello Mak Grgic, guitar
On Monday, March 11 at 8:30 PM, I hope you’ll join Righteous Girls and Tristan McKay for a concert at Cornelia Street Cafe. Music by John Cage, Tristan McKay, Judd Greenstein, Randy Woolf, Paul Brantley, Michael Patterson, and yours truly. 29 Cornelia Street, NYC. $10 cover.
On Friday, March 8th, the first presenters for the orchestration class that I’m teaching at Westminster Choir College, flutist Gina Izzo and pianist Erika Dohi, will be reading student projects at 10:20 in Talbott classroom 2 and giving a lecture/recital on a program of 20th/21st century American music in Talbott classroom 4/5 at 1:00 PM (works below). If you areContinue reading “Friday: Righteous Girls visit WCC”
My Psalm 100 setting is being premiered on Saturday, March 9 by Manhattan Choral Ensemble on a program of “New York Psalms.” To learn more about the interesting program that MCE has prepared, I asked one of its members, Sacha Evans, to supply a guest post for File Under ?. A Century of New York PsalmsContinue reading “3/9: Manhattan Choral Ensemble Premieres Psalm 100”
Thanks to Peter Jarvis for programming my drum set piece Monday on the New Music Series at WPUNJ. One of my former students asked yesterday whether I’m getting played more or whether he just was noticing more performances of my work. Thanks to Pete and others (Gina Izzo, Erika Dohi, John McMurtery, Ashlee Mack, JayContinue reading ““Are you getting played more often?””
On Monday March 4th at 7 PM, percussionist Peter Jarvis performs Fuller Brush Music, my solo drum set piece, as part of a new music concert at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey.
This weekend C4 Choral Ensemble premieres “My Kiss is a Journey…” my setting of a poem by Stephen John Kalinich.