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2017

July 3, 9am EST (14:00 GMT +1): BBC Radio 3 broadcast of ‘Spacious Euphony’ featuring NYO Canada, Perry So, cond.

May 28: World premiere of ‘Winter Rings’ for violin and piano
featuring Benjamin Bowman (violin) Claudia Chan (piano),
commissioned by Koerner Hall/21C Music Festival.
Mazzoleni Hall, Royal Conservatory of Music, Toronto.

May 10: Awarded second prize in the Prix Collégien de Musique
Contemporaine, administered by l’Université de Sherbrooke

April 9, 1pm: Conductor in Alexandre David’s ‘Hymne Sauvage’
for 100 electric guitars, presented by CODES D’ACCÈS and
Bradyworks, Complexe Desjardins, Montreal.

‘Mirroring Mozart’ project with pianist Kyoko Hashimoto,
featuring my piece ‘Zart’:
March 19, 7:30pm, Piano Vertu, Montreal
March 27, 7:30pm, Pollack Hall, Montreal
March 31, 5:30pm, McGill University (lecture-presentation)

Feb. 1, 5pm: Performance of George Benjamin’s ‘Shadowlines’,
presented by the Schulich School of Music’s “Research Alive”
series, Tanna Schulich Hall, Montreal.

2016

Dec. 2: Performance of ‘And Chase’ by andPlay duo,
Toledo Museum of Art, OH

Nov. 30: Performance of ‘And Chase’ by andPlay duo,
CNX Columbus/New York New Music Exchange,
Columbus, OH

Nov. 4: “Trios for Two” concert (Danny holt, piano/
percussion; Molly Gebrian, viola) featuring my piece ‘Third
Nature’, Vanderbilt University, TN

Oct. 24: Performance of ‘And Chase’ by andPlay duo,
Western Connecticut State University

Oct. 13: NOISE-BRIDGE performs ‘Vox Regula’ at the
Manhattan School of Music, New York

Oct. 12: NOISE-BRIDGE performs ‘Vox Regula’ at UMBC,
Baltimore

Oct. 9: “Trios for Two” concert (Danny holt, piano/
percussion; Molly Gebrian, viola) featuring my piece ‘Third
Nature’, Illinois State University

Sept. 17: “Trios for Two” concert (Danny holt, piano/
percussion; Molly Gebrian, viola) featuring my piece ‘Third
Nature’, University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh

Sept. 16: “Trios for Two” concert (Danny holt, piano/
percussion; Molly Gebrian, viola) featuring my piece ‘Third
Nature’, Lawrence University

Sept. 15: “Trios for Two” concert (Danny holt, piano/
percussion; Molly Gebrian, viola) featuring my piece ‘Third
Nature’, University of Wisconsin – Madison

Sept. 12: “Trios for Two” concert (Danny holt, piano/
percussion; Molly Gebrian, viola) featuring my piece ‘Third
Nature’, University of Minnesota

Sept. 11: CBC Radio 2 broadcast of ‘Spacious Euphony’

Sept. 11: “Trios for Two” concert (Danny holt, piano/
percussion; Molly Gebrian, viola) featuring my piece ‘Third
Nature’, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire

Aug. 11: Canadian premiere of ‘Spacious Euphony’ with
NYO Canada, Koerner Hall, Toronto

July 28: Premiere of ‘Spacious Euphony’ with NYO Canada,
Belém Cultural Centre, Lisbon

July 20-25: In residence with the National Youth Orchestra
of Canada, Kitchener, ON

July 14: NOISE-BRIDGE performs ‘Vox Regula’ at GEDOK,
Stuttgart

April 20: Premiere of ‘Vox Regula’ by NOISE-BRIDGE duo,
Städtisches Kunstmuseum Spendhaus, Reutlingen

February 23: Performance of ‘And Chase’ by Smallroom Berlin,
Expedition Metropolis Berlin

February 11: Performance of ‘And Chase’ by andPlay duo,
Centre for Fiction, New York

Jan. 26: Analysis presentation of John Rea’s ‘Schattenwerk’;
performance of Las Meninas ‘tribute’ pieces, McGill University,
Montreal, QC

Jan. 25: Performance of John Rea’s ‘Alma and Oskar’, Tanna
Schulich Hall, McGill University, Montreal, QC

2015

Nov. 25: Piano recital at Southminster United Church, Ottawa, ON

Nov. 17: Reception for the Friends of Canadian Music Award with
the Canadian League of Composers, Canadian Music Centre,
Toronto, ON

Oct. 15: ‘Fanfare’ for symphonic winds premiered by the McGill
Wind Symphony, Alain Cazes, cond., Montreal, QC

Oct. 1: ‘Alma & Rea’ show at the Canadian Music Centre, Montreal,
QC

June 1-12: Residency at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts in
Saratoga, WY

May 17: ‘Make a Joyful Noise’ performed at the Tenth Presbyterian
Church, Philadelphia

May 6: ‘Frankenstein Opera’ fragment performed by Marc-Olivier
Lamontagne and Sarah Albu at La Chapelle Historique du Bon
Pasteur in Montreal

April 26: ‘Make a Joyful Noise’ premiered at the Tenth Presbyterian
Church, Philadelphia

April 17, 18, and 20: No Exit ensemble performs ‘And Chase’ in
Cleveland

April 12: Canadian premiere of ‘And Chase’ at Spring MASC concert
at McGill University’s MMR in Montreal

April 8: Premiere of ‘Melopoeia’ for strings and voices by the
McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble in Montreal

March 1: Recital with Stuart Breczinski (oboe) at Spectrum in
New York City. Performed works by Alexandre David, Harrison
Birtwhistle and Julian Anderson

Jan. 15: Masterclass with Angela Hewitt, Ottawa, ON, presented
by the Ottawa Chamber Music Society

2014

Dec. 10: Performance with MASC, McGill University, Montreal,
QC of 4-hand piano work by Marlon Schumacher

Nov. 22: Double feature concert with the Ottawa New Music
Creators with Felix del Tredici, trombone. Works by Lucier,
Messiaen, Cardy and local Ottawa composers.

Oct. 20: Canadian premiere of ‘Janus Turns’ (version with
electronics) by the McGill Contemporary Music Ensemble,
Guillaume Bourgogne, cond., Montreal, QC

Aug. 18: Premiere of my arrangement of ‘Die Fledermaus’ for
Trio Désirée at the Muskoka Opera Festival in Bracebridge, ON

Aug. 10: Guest organist at St. Andrew’s Church, Ottawa

July 20-Aug. 3: Composition fellow at the Wellesley Composers
Conference in Wellesley, Mass. Premiere of ‘Janus Turns’
(James Baker, cond.) on July 30

May 5: Recital with Christian Smith (percussion) in Montreal, QC.
Performed works by David Bird and Timothy McCormack

March 30: AndPlay Duo performs ‘And Chase’ at The Tank in New
York City

March 14: Architek performs ‘Zig Bang: Readings and Meditations’
at O Patro Vys in Montreal, QC

March 2: Masterclass with Honens Laureate Minsoo Sohn through
the Ottawa Chamber Music Society, Ottawa, ON

March 1: Architek percussion quartet premieres work for ‘Zig Bang:
Readings and Meditations’ at the Cluster Festival in Winnipeg, MB

Feb. 17: Album release show of Connie’s Piano Songs with
Charlotte Mundy at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City

2013

Dec. 2: Performance with MASC, McGill University, Montreal,
QC. Works by Oren Boneh, Brice Gatinet and Fabio Pires

Oct. 27: ‘Third Nature’ performed by Molly Gebrian and
Danny Goldman at CalArts

Oct. 25: ‘And Chase’ premiered by AndPlay Duo at the Church
of the Ascension in Brooklyn, NY

Sep. 6: ‘Round Third’ European premiere at Lucerne Festival
by members of the Lucerne Festival Academy

Aug. 17-Sep. 10: Participant at Lucerne Festival Academy.
Performances of works by Boulez, Webern, Reich, Birtwhistle,
Messiaen, Vivier and Attahir

June 1: Performance with Ensemble Moto Perpetuo at Baruch
College (NY) – works by Leroux, Cendo, Pauset and Bedrossian

May 4: ‘Round Third’ for flute, clarinet and violin premiered by
TAK at East Bank Music Series (Brooklyn)

April 16: Performance at Penn Composers Guild concert
(Philadelphia) – works by Luke Carlson, Michael MacMillan
and Ke-Chia Chen

April 13: Performance with Wet Ink Ensemble and Columbia
Composers at DiMenna Center (New York)

March 28: ‘Low Light’ for trombone quartet premiered by
the Guidonian Hand at Contagious Sounds (New York)

March 27: Performance with Manhattan School of Music
Percussion Ensemble – ‘Ringing Changes’ by Charles Wuorinen

2012

Dec. 12: Performance with Columbia Composers at Roulette
(Brooklyn); music by Ashkan Behzadi, Mahir Cetiz and
Roberto Toscano

Nov. 30: Performance of new solo piano work by composer
Luke Carlson at the Penn Composers Guild in Philadelphia

Nov. 22: ‘Outer Dialogues’ (for chamber orchestra) premiered
by the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne as part of ‘Forum 2012’ in
Montreal, QC

Sept. 24: Performance at Cornelia Street Cafe with soprano
Charlotte Mundy: ‘Early Works’

Aug. 11: Performance at the Samos Young Artist Festival (Samos,
Greece): ‘American Sounds’

April 17: Performance with TACTUS at the Apple Store (Upper
West Side)

April 4: Tristan Murail farewell concert at the Italian Academy,
Columbia University

March 31: Composers Collective concert at the Brooklyn
Conservatory


March 29: ‘EyeSonic’ with TACTUS ensemble at the Manhattan School of Music, featuring a new work of mine along with several other premieres

 

 

 

March 28: Master’s piano recital at the Manhattan School of Music, featuring the Boulez Second Sonata and works by Schoenberg and myself; also a premiere by composer Matthew Ricketts

 

 

 

March 26: performed in Susan Botti’s ‘Scenes from Wonderglass’,
part of Operation Brooklyn at Galapagos

March 3: performance at the Roulette with Columbia Composers: works
by Andile Khumalo and Sampo Haapamäki

Feb. 17: performance with TACTUS: ‘Raising the Gaze’ by Peter
Lieberson (read the NY Times review of this concert here)

Feb. 15: performance with the Pierrot Project at the 2012
Avant Music Festival
at the Wild Project: Schoenberg’s ‘Pierrot
Lunaire’ and works by Jenny Olivia Johnson

 

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