2016

April 24, 2016 - Wake the Dead premieres at the 2016 Hear Now Music Festival at the First Lutheran Church of Venice at 5 p.m.

February 8, 2016 The B Band performs Grunge Factory in a show with Invisible Anatomy at the Blue Whale at 9 p.m.

 

2015

November 21, 2015 - Mr. Distinguished receives a special judges' citation from the American Prize for "Most Entertaining Work of the 2015 Contest Year"

May 9, 2015Lucy Fitz Gibbon premieres A Year of Strife, for soprano, harp, and live electronics, at Bard College Conservatory of Music.

April 4, 2015 - LA-based ensemble, The B Band, will premiere Grunge Factory for their debut concert

February 15, 2015 - Matthew Barbier will premiere my new miniature, Parking in Carsfor trombone and pre-recorded electronics, on Synchromy's "The Other Side of Valentine's Day" concert at the Blue Whale.

 

2014

May 3, 2014 - Humboldt State University Percussion Ensemble, directed by Eugene Novotney, will premiere Engine Room for 14 percussionists. The work was commissioned by Dr. Novotney and the HSU Percussion Ensemble for the 100th anniversary of Humboldt State University.

April 25, 2014 - Virginia Ryder, Cindy Moyer, and John Chernoff will perform Mr. Distinguished at Humboldt State University for the HSU Composers Centennial Concert at Fulkerson Recital Hall.

March 23, 2014 - Ryan MacEvoy MuCullough will perform three of my solo piano works - Piano Sonata No. 1 - "Arcata, CA", Shibui, and Drive-Thru Etudes, Bk. 1 "Upland, CA" in Barnes Hall at Cornell University.

February 28, 2014 - CSUN's new music ensemble, TEMPO, will perform Burlesca at Cypress Recital Hall on the CSU Northridge campus.

2013

October 16, 2013 - Nicholas Casillas, Thomas Kotcheff, and Sakura Tsai will perform Mr. Distinguished at Los Angeles Valley College.

June 7, 2013Opera Parallèle will give my opera Gesualdo, Prince of Madness its first reading in San Francisco. Details to follow.

May 9, 2013 - Ryan MacEvoy McCullough will premiere Drive-Thru Etudes, Book 1 - "Upland, CA." in its entirety at Gallery 345 in Toronto, Canada.

April 26, 2013 - Los Angeles-based What's Next Ensemble will perform Mr. Distinguished at the Boston Court Theater in Pasadena, CA. on the second concert for their Los Angeles Composers Project 5.

February 23, 2013 - Virginia Ryder, Cindy Moyer, and John Chernoff will perform Mr. Distinguished at Humboldt State University for their Faculty Artist Series at Fulkerson Recital Hall.

January 12, 2013 - Virginia Ryder, Cindy Moyer, and John Chernoff will premiere Mr. Distinguished for violin, alto saxophone, piano, and pre-recorded electronics. The concert will be for the Fortuna Concert Series in Fortuna, CA.

2012

July 9, 2012 - For the 2012 GALA Festival in Denver, Lucik Aprahamian and Arizona Women in Tune will perform Rejuvenated Heart at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House.

June 9, 2012 - Lucik Aprahamian and Arizona Women in Tune will premiere Rejuvenated Heart, a new choral work for women's chorus and chamber ensemble.

May 13, 2012 - San Francisco ensemble Sounds New will perform Burlesca for violin, clarinet, and piano.

March 30, 2012 - Vientos Trio will premiere The Absurd ABC, a piece for oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and pre-recorded electronics of a LibriVox.org recitation of Walter Crane's work of the same title .

2011

December 3, 2011 - Phyllis Chen will premiere Scratch Record for two toy pianos, toy glockenspiel, and toy percussion in the Dimenna Center in New York City.

December 3, 2011 - New Arts Alliance will perform Castlepoint (ver. 3) for 4 flutes and 4 guitars at the Mountain View Center for Performing Arts Second Stage in Mountain View, CA.

June 5, 2011 - Laura Jordan and Sarah Carrier will premiere Flounce for flute and marimba at Jan Hus Church in New York City for the Vox Novus Composer's Voice concert series.

May 27, 2011 - Pianist Ryan MacEvoy McCullough will perform Piano Sonata No. 1 - "Arcata" in Humboldt County. Ryan has performed the Piano Sonata as well as my elegy Shibui and movements from Drive-Thru Etudes for the past few years.