New quartet for clarinet, violin, cello, & piano Recorded August 2012 @ Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, Colorado Presented by the Aspen Music Festival
Reading Hemingway never fails to make me want to create art, and to create it better, faster, and stronger. I blame this on the author’s transparent Midwestern-ness and a quintessentially American work ethic that even a decade in Europe couldn’t cure. When he writes about his craft, or gives us characters that struggle with their … Read more
A new recording is available of my piano quartet “slowburn/fastburn” (2011). It was premiered by a quartet from the Curtis Institute, presented by the Penn Composers Guild. (mp3 download) Amalia Hall, Zoë Martin-Doike, Eric Han, Vivian Cheng
I had a wonderful recording session this weekend with Jess Meyer and Steve Beck from counter)induction at Oktaven Audio in NYC. I’ve thrown together a short video with clips and stills from the session as well as a bit of rough-edit audio. I can’t say enough what a thrill it is to be able to … Read more
Just got this recording from a Berlin premiere last month. Kristjan Hallik (violin) and Natalia Volochenko (piano) performing at the Neue Synagogue in Oranienburgerstraße. It’s a short piece, virtuosic and rather insistent once it gets going. Introduction & Toccata for violin and piano (2010):
Amazing reading / recording yesterday of my new piece, the dreams we dream for the city of roses with Jessica Meyer (viola) and Steve Beck (piano) from counter)induction. Many thanks to these fine musicians for their time, energy, and tremendously helpful feedback. Recording to follow soon.
New recording of my Piano Quintet No. 1, at the end of the long feast of goodness and time by a tremendous ensemble from the Curtis Institute of Music. Here’s an excerpt. Full recording on the “Listen” page. Amalia Hall and Becky Anderson, violins; Milena Pajaro-van de Stadt, viola; Camden Shaw, cello; Lio Kuokman, piano.