2017 - Performance and Composition Highlights

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:

February

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

Program

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

March

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)

April

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)

May

Performance of december at Imagine RIT

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

June

Blue Lake International: Northern Winds Tour

Acted as counselor and tubist

Performances in Germany, Austria, and The Netherlands

August

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

September

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)

October

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

November

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

Compositions

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

Program

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

Program

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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Brett Copeland Music

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