2017 - Performance and Composition Highlights

December 31, 2017

2017 has been an amazing year and I have been incredibly fortunate to have received so many performance and compositional opportunities this year. Here are some highlights:



   DMA Recital #1: Music for Tuba and Electronics - Hatch Recital Hall at the Eastman School of Music


   Strange Chamber - Nathan Anthony Corder  

   Midnight Realities - Morgan Powell

   Still - Jonathan Harvey

   december - Brett Copeland


   Performance with OSSIA New Music featuring the JACK Quartet

   String Quartet and Orchestra - Morton Feldman



   Performance of Under at the International Human Rights Arts Festival 

   Choreography by Jacqueline Dugal and music by Brett Copeland

   IHRAF Presents Modern Dance | March 5, 2017 | Theatre at Dixon Place (New York, NY)


   Premiere of Warrior for euphonium and electronics

   Performed by Danielle VanTuinen

   DMA Recital | March 23, 2017 | ASU Art Museum (Tempe, AZ)


   Eastman Audio Research Studio Presents the Eastman Mobile Acousmonium (EMA)

   Built and composed music for an installation piece titled plastiphonium 

   March 30, 2017 | Memorial Art Gallery (Rochester, NY)



   Performance of december and lecture about composing and performing with MAX at the Electrobrass Conference

   Finalist for Composition Competition

   April 7-9, 2017 | Cookeville, TN


   Premiere of Janus for trumpet and electronics

   Performed by Marie Mencher

   Senior Recital | April 28, 2017 | Gorell Recital Hall at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana, PA)



   Performance of december at Imagine RIT

   May 6th, 2017 | Rochester Institute of Technology (Rochester, NY)



   Blue Lake International: Northern Winds Tour

   Acted as counselor and tubist

   Performances in Germany, Austria, and The Netherlands



   Flower City Brass residency at the Frankenwald Brass Festival and the Haus Marteau Brass Course in Lichtenberg, Germany.



   Eastman Audio Research Studio Installation and Performance of Rainforest IV by David Tudor

   Built and created sound for an installation titled Noise Bucket 

   Rainforest IV | September 7-11, 2017 | Memorial Art Gallery (Rochester, NY)



   Flower City Brass performance of Luciano Berio's Call

   OSSIA New Music: One + | October 5, 2017 | Kilbourn Hall at the Eastman School of Music (Rochester, NY)


   SinusTon: Musik für ein Haus

   Composed a piece titled burn for vibraphone, electronics, and video

   SinusTon | October 26-29, 2017 | Magdeburg, Germany



   Premiere of Syzygy for bass clarinet and electronics

   Performed by Alexander W. Ravitz

   Terroir New Music: Terroir002 | November 9, 2017 | c.1949 Florida Beer Garden (Tampa, FL)


   Performance of Alone on Repeat for tuba and electronics by Doug McCausland

   Eastman Audio Research Studio Fall Recital | November 16, 2017 | Hatch Recital Hall at the Eastman School of Music



december for tuba, electronics, and video

Warrior for euphonium and electronics commissioned and premiered by Danielle VanTuinen

Under for tuba, electronics, and dance - written for Dugal Dance and the International Human Rights Arts Festival

plastiphonium (installation piece)

soul, turn orange-colored commissioned and premiered by Guerrilla Chamber Collective

Noise Bucket (installation piece)

Syzygy for bass clarinet and electronics - written for and premiered by Alexander W. Ravitz

burn for vibraphone, electronics, and video (installation piece)

i dream of a universe for vibraphone and electronics - commissioned by Danielle Moreau


New music from DJ_ElectroTUBA as well! 


Upcoming Performances and Compositions in 2018


A full length DJ_ElectroTUBA album coming in January


Flower City Brass performing Jeff Tyzik's New York Cityscape on February 21, 2018 with the Eastman Wind Ensemble


In the Desert for tuba, electronics, and video set to be premiered in March


DMA Recital #2: Are You Experienced? on March 4, 2018


   In the Desert - Brett Copeland

   Lamento for tuba and piano - Sofia Gubaidulina

   Four Outings for Brass Quintet - Andre Previn (ft. Flower City Brass

   Are You Expereinced? - David Lang (with Edo Frenkel, conductor and Mark Powell, narrator)


Performance at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference - March 9-11, 2018


   Post-Prae-Ludium per Donau - Luigi Nono

   In the Desert - Brett Copeland


Composition for trombone, electronics, and video set to be premiered at the EARS Image and Sound Festival - March 19-24, 2018


Performance at the University of South Florida New Music Festival - April 5-7, 2018





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