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OLD NEWS:

2015:
- Commission from Wild Rumpus, San Francisco, CA

2014:

- Participating composer in the New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio, February 2014
- The Scarlet Ibis featured in 2014 National Opera Association Convention

- The Scarlet Ibis recipient of a $41,000 grant from the MAP Fund

2013:
- Guest composer at Shenandoah Conservatory, October 2013


2012:
-
The Scarlet Ibis featured in Opera America's New Works Forum and PROTOTYPE Preview, November 2012.
-
Workshop performance of a scene from The Scarlet Ibis at HERE, February 2012.
- "Twinkie" featured on nationally syndicated The Wendy Williams Show, January 2012.
- Inside Jersey: "Breaking Big" I was selected as one of twenty-one emerging artists from New Jersey, January 2012.
- Darkling CD Video Feature in Encore Magazine, January 2012.

2011:

- Podcast Interview on Page4Music in December 2011.
- Darkling CD recording released by Albany Records in November 2011.
- Interviewed by Canary Burton of WOMR Radio about Darkling, November 2011
- Interviewed by "Art on Air" about The Scarlet Ibis, an opera in development with the HERE Arts Center and American Opera Projects
- Everywhere Feathers released by New Amsterdam Records on Jody Redhage's CD, of minutiae and memory, named "album of the week" by WQXR's Q2- Choral work
commissioned by Bela Voce Singers, grant awarded by the Brooklyn Arts Council
- Accepted into the 2011 HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) to develop and produce a new opera, The Scarlet Ibis
- Guest composer at Sam Houston State University's Contemporary Music Festival, February 2011
-
Darkling recorded for a Fall 2011 release on Albany Records, produced by Judith Sherman for American Opera Projects
- Recieved grant from The Aaron Copland Fund for Music for Darkling recording.
- Everywhere Feathers recorded by Jody Redhage for release on New Amsterdam Records

2010:
- "I Would Prefer Not To" selected by WNYC radio as one of the "finest" recordings of October 2010
- "I Would Prefer Not To" recorded by Newspeak for release on New Amsterdam Records
- Pytheas Center for Contemporary Music's Composers of the Month for February 2010

2009:
- Supersoft is a winner of the soundON Festival of Modern Music's 2009 International Call for Scores
- Recieved a Meet the Composer Creative Connections grant to attend the soundON Festival in June 2009

2008:
- One act opera Fade commissioned by London's Second Movement for Fall 2008
- Click here to listen to interview with Sean Rafferty on BBC Radio 3 "In Tune" programme, October 21, 2008
- Darkling featured in March 2008 Scene4 Article by Karren Alenier

2007:
- Guest composer at the University of Southern Maine, November 7-9, 2007
- Darkling performed in Berlin, Germany and Gniezno, Poland
- Recipient of a Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts Residency, January 2007

2006:
- Recipient of a Bang on a Can People's Commission
- DARKLING opened on February 28 and is selected as Gothamist.com's "Pick of the Week."  Click for DARKLING Press
- Participated in "Ear Department," a program at Merkin Hall hosted by Michael Gordon
- "Composers' Voices from Ives to Ellington" wins an ASCAP Deems Taylor Award

2005:
- Invited to be a guest composer at Bryn Mawr College seminar, "Sexuality, Religion, and the Power of Music"
- DARKLING selected to be included in the Guggenheim Museum's "Works & Process" Series
- "The Bird Happened" selected for the American Composers Orchestra's Underwood New Music Readings
- "From Frankenstein" presented by Luna Nova as part of Rhodes College's McCoy Visiting Artists Program

2004:
- "From Frankenstein" winner of the Chicago Ensemble’s “Discover America” Competition
- Guest composer at the Associated Colleges of the South’s Summer Festival in Georgetown, TX
- "Crash" commissioned by the Oregon Bach Festival Composers’ Symposium to honor George Crumb on the occasion of his 75th birthday


PAST PERFORMANCES

June 14, 2016, 7:30PM
Rules and Regulations

Stephen Black, conductor
Amuse Singers
Rutgers Presbyterian Church
236 West 73rd St.,
New York, NY

Tickets $25; $20 for seniors


April 21-23, 2016, 7:30PM
April 23, 2016, 2PM
Everywhere Feathers
Ben Munisteri/PRANCE
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Fishman Space

321 Ashland Place, Brookyn, NY

Tickets $22; $15 for students and seniors


April 13-24
, 2016, 7PM (Sundays at 2PM)
several of my songs featured in

Hai-Ting Chinn's Science Fair
with
Erika Switzer, piano
at HERE Arts Center
145 Sixth Avenue at Spring Street, New York, NY
Tickets $20


November
21, 2015, 7:30PM
Light, light, light, light, light

Jonathan Babcock, conductor
Evans Auditorium, Texas State University
, San Marcos, TX


May 29
, 2015, 8PM
Bloom - premiere

Wild Rumpus

Vanessa Langer, soprano; Amy Sedan, flute;
Sophie Huet, clarinet; Mia Nardi-Huffman, violin;
Joanna de Mars
, cello;
Margaret Halbig, piano
Nathaniel Berman, conductor
San Francisco Conservatory of Music
50 Oak St., San Francisco, CA



January 23, 2015, 9:30PM
"I Have Wings" from The Scarlet Ibis
Eric Brenner, countertenor; Jennifer Peterson, piano
Operamission's Countertenor Cabaret
Duplex Cabaret Theater
61 Christopher Street (at 7th Ave)
Tickets $10 with a 2 drink minimum


January 8, 2015, 7PM
January 9, 2015, 7PM
January 10, 2015, 7PM
January 11, 2015, 2PM
January 13, 2015, 7PM
January 14, 2015, 7PM
January 16, 2015 7PM
January 17, 2015 7PM

The Scarlet Ibis
World Premiere
PROTOTYPE Opera Festival
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Eric Brenner, countertenor
Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano; Nicole Mitchell alto
Keith Phares, baritone
American Modern Ensemble; Steven Osgood, conductor
HERE Arts Center
145 Sixth Avenue at Spring Street, New York, NY
SOLD OUT


October 18, 2014, 6PM
The Book of Rejected Addresses
Erin Wight, viola
David Broome, piano
Caffe Vivaldi
32 Jones Street, New York, NY



August 21-24, 2014
The Scarlet Ibis
WORKSHOP
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Eric Brenner, countertenor
Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano; Nicole Mitchell alto
Keith Phares, baritone
Steven Osgood, conductor; Mila Henry, Piano
American Modern Ensemble


May 17, 2014, 2PM
"Song (after Schumann)"
Helen Gabrielsen, soprano
8 Strings & a Whistle
Queens New Music Festival
The Secret Theater Main Stage
4402 23rd Street, Long Island City, NY



February 25, 2014, 1:00 - 4:30PM
Six New Songs and Scenes
New Dramatists Composer-Librettist Studio Presentation
424 West 44th Street, New York NY


February 21, 2014, 8PM
Three Songs (The Canon, Galesburg IL, Vanishing Point)
RAM (Random Access Music)
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Jody Schum, pianist
Benzaquen Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 West 37th Street, New York, NY


February 3, 2014, 6PM
The Scarlet Ibis

Concert performance of piano-vocal score

Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Eric Brenner, countertenor
Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano; Nicole Mitchell alto
Kyle Pfortmiller, baritone
Steven Osgood, conductor; Mila Henry, Piano
Culturemart at HERE Arts Center
145 Sixth Avenue at Spring Street, New York, NY

Tickets $15 at door


January
30, 2014, 7PM
several of my songs featured in

Hai-Ting Chinn's Science Fair (work-in-progress)
with
Mila Henry, piano
at HERE Arts Center
145 Sixth Avenue at Spring Street, New York, NY
Tickets $15 at door; $10 in advance


January
11, 2014, 4:30PM
Panel discussion about
The Scarlet Ibis

National Opera Association Convention
New York, NY


November 3, 2013, 3PM
Twinkie
Nicole Mitchell
, alto
Mila Henry, piano
The National Opera Alliance

Presented by AOP
Le Poisson Rouge

158 Bleeker Street, New York, NY


October 11, 2013, 8PM
Twinkie
Nicole Mitchell, alto
Mila Henry, piano
Celebrating Composer & the Voice
Presented by AOP and The Phoenix Concerts
Church of St Matthew and St Timothy
26 West 84th Street, New York, NY


October 10
, 2013
, 8PM
From Frankenstein
Presented by Shenandoah Conservatory
Bright Box Theater
Winchester, Virginia


March 3, 2013
Twinkie

featured in a recital by Michelle Notaro
Ciminelli Recital Hall
Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY


February 4 & 5
, 2013, 8:30PM
several of my songs featured in

Hai-Ting Chinn's Science Fair (work-in-progress)
with
Erika Switzer, piano
at HERE Arts Center
145 Sixth Avenue at Spring Street, New York, NY
Tickets $15 at door; $10 in advance


December 15, 2012
"Rules and Regulations"
for women's choir
Bella Voce Singers
Choreography by
The Artichoke Dance Company
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
7420 4th Ave, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
$10 suggested donation


December 10, 2012, 7:30PM
Non-Fiction Songs
(and more)

Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Erika Switzer, piano
Two Sides Sounding
Benzaquen Hall, DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 West 37th Street, New York, NY

Tickets $20 online; $10 seniors/students


December 8
, 2012, 3PM
"Rules and Regulations"
for women's choir
Bella Voce Singers
Choreography by The Artichoke Dance Company
Greenwood Baptist Church
431 6th Street (at 7th Ave), Park Slope, Brooklyn
$15, $10 student/seniors, children under 12 free



November 20, 2012, 7PM
several of my songs will be featured in

Hai-Ting Chinn's Science Fair (work-in-progress)
with
Erika Switzer, piano
at HERE Arts Center
145 Sixth Avenue at Spring Street, New York, NY
FREE


November 18
, 2012, 8PM
Songs
from the opera The Scarlet Ibis
Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano; Eric Brenner, countertenor;
Mila Henry, Piano
RAM (Random Access Music)
Greenwich House
46 Barrow Street
, New York, NY

Tickets $20 online


November 9
, 2012, 7PM
Scenes from the opera The Scarlet Ibis
Opera America's New Works Forum
Beth Morrison Projects and HERE in association with American Opera Projects
Brenda Patterson, mezzo-soprano; Eric Brenner, countertenor
Sarah Brailey, mezzo-soprano; Joanna Dionis, alto; David Schmidt, baritone
Conrad Chu, Conductor; Mila Henry, Piano
HERE Arts Center
145 Sixth Avenue at Spring Street, New York, NY


November 7, 2012, 6PM
Scenes from the opera The Scarlet Ibis
PROTOTYPE Preview
Beth Morrison Projects and HERE in association with American Opera Projects
Brenda Patterson, mezzo-soprano; Sarah Brailey, mezzo-soprano;
Joanna Dionis, alto; David Schmidt, baritone
Conrad Chu, Conductor; Mila Henry, Piano
HERE Arts Center
145 Sixth Avenue at Spring Street, New York, NY


October
27, 2012, 4PM
"Rules and Regulations"
for women's choir
Bella Voce Singers

Greenwood Baptist Church
461 Sixth Street at Seventh Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn


May 10
, 2012, 7:30PM
Skin Nails Hair
The Cadillac Moon Ensemble
RAM (Random Access Music)
The eGarage at the Secret Theatre
4402 23rd Street, Studio 104
Long Island City, Queens, NY



May 9, 2012, 7:30PM
Skin Nails Hair
The Cadillac Moon Ensemble
RAM (Random Access Music)
Greenwich House
46 Barrow Street
, New York, NY


April 20
, 2012, 8:00PM
Non-Fiction Songs
Joanna Dionis, mezzo-soprano; Noah Palmer, piano
Brooklyn Conservatory's New Music Collective
58 Seventh Avenue
, Brooklyn, NY
Tickets $15, $10 students/seniors


March
16, 2012, 8PM
"Twinkie" and "Law of the Jungle 1"
Opera on Tap's New Brews in collaboration with puppeteers
Cameron Russell, soprano; Kamala Sankaram, soprano;
Christopher Berg, piano;
Alissa Hunnicutt, puppeteer
Barbès
376 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY


February 7 and 8, 2012, 8:30PM
Scenes from the opera The Scarlet Ibis
Culturemart 2012 at HERE Arts Center
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Eric Brenner, countertenor
Mila Henry, Piano
145 Sixth Avenue at Spring Street, New York, NY


January 11, 2012, 8PM
"Equations for Shakuhachi" an improvisation based on The Fishtank Sonata
Gerald Starlight, shakuhachi; Andrew Newcomb, synthesizer
Gallery RIVAA (Roosevelt Island Visual Arts Association)
527 Main Street, Roosevelt Island, New York


December 10, 2011, 3:00PM
"Rules and Regulations"
for women's choir [premiere]
Bella Voce Singers
Greenwood Baptist Church
461 Sixth Street at Seventh Ave., Park Slope, Brooklyn
Tickets: $12, $6 children


December 4, 2011, 3:00PM
"Rules and Regulations"
for women's choir [premiere]
Bella Voce Singers
Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd
7420 Fourth Avenue, Bay Ridge, Brooklyn
$10 suggested donation


November 22, 2011, 6:30PM
Darkling CD release party
With excerpts from Darkling performed by
Maeve Hoglund, soprano; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
Jon Garrison, tenor;
Brian DeMaris, conductor
Drom
85 Avenue A (between 5th and 6th Streets)
New York, NY
Please
RSVP


November 1, 2011
Darkling CD available for sale
Maeve Hoglund, soprano; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
Jon Garrison, tenor;
Mark Uhlemann, bass-baritone
Tom Chiu, violin; Philip Payton, violin
Kenji Bunch, viola;
Raman Ramakrishnan, cello
Brian DeMaris, conductor
Albany Records


October 6, 2011, 8PM
excerpts from
Fade and Darkling
Maeve Hoglund, soprano, Eric Sedgwick, piano
The Gershwin Hotel
7 East 27th Street, New York, NY


September 18, 2011, 7PM
CalabiYau Songs
Text by Susanna Speier

Jessica Rauch, soprano, Christopher Berg, piano
Opera Grows in Brooklyn
Galapogos
16 Main Street
DUMBO Brooklyn, NY 11201



September 12, 2011, doors open at 6:30, show at 7:30 pm
Everywhere Feathers
Jody Redhage, voice and cello
CD release show for Jody Redhage's "of minutiae and memory"
Also on the program, music by Joshua Penman, Anna Clyne,
Paula Matthusen, Wil Smith, Missy Mazzoli, Ryan Brown and Derek Muro
Plus, Corey Dargel and Cornelia Dufallo open with a set of art pop songs  

DROM
85 Avenue A at East 6th Street, New York, NY
$10 cover


August 18, 2011, 8PM
Fade, an opera in one act
Mellissa Hughes, soprano, Pamela Stein, mezzo-soprano;
Christopher Herbert, baritone
with Chamber Orchestra
Also on the program:
Haddocks' Eyes by David Del Tredici
Conrad Chu, conductor
The Great Room at South Oxford Space
138 South Oxford Street, Brooklyn, NY



August 5, 2011, 8PM
"Song After Schumann"
Opera on Tap's New Brews
Kamala Sankaram, Christopher Berg, piano
Barbès
376 9th Street, Brooklyn, NY


May 22, 2011, 7:30PM
"Galesburg (Where Are the Trees?)"
for soprano and piano
Two Sides Sounding
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street, New York, NY
Tickets $20 online; $10 seniors/students


May 21, 2011, 8:30PM
Hummer for amplified voices and electric guitar
URSULA Ensemble
The Ann Goodman Recital Hall, Kaufman Center
129 West 67th Street, New York, NY
$15 online; $20 at the door; $15 seniors/students


May 20, 2011, 8PM
Hummer for amplified voices and electric guitar
URSULA Ensemble
The eGarage at the Secret Theatre
4402 23rd Street, Studio 104, Long Island City, Queens, NY
$15 online; $20 at the door; $15 seniors/students


March
17, 2011, 7:30PM
Scene from the opera The Scarlet Ibis
First Songs: Dawn Upshaw and the Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program
Lucy Dhegrae, soprano; Vanessa Langer, soprano; Christina Lalog, piano
The Morgan Library & Museum
225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY
$35 for Non-Members; $25 for Morgan Members and Bard College Affiliates


March 14, 2011, 8PM
Scene from the opera The Scarlet Ibis
First Songs: Dawn Upshaw and the Bard Graduate Vocal Arts Program
Lucy Dhegrae, soprano; Vanessa Langer, soprano; Christina Lalog, piano
Bard College, Olin Hall
Annandale-On-Hudson, NY


March 3, 2011
Guest Composer at the SHSU Contemporary Music Festival
Hammer Time
Kyle Kindred, piano
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX


February 23, 2011, 7PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Newspeak
Dolan Performance Hall
College of Saint Elizabeth
2 Convent Road, Morristown, NJ

Tickets $15, Students $10


February 17, 2011, 7:30pm
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Newspeak
Tune-in Music Festival
Park Avenue Armory
643 Park Avenue, New York, NY
Tickets $30, Rush Tickets $20, Festival Pass $95


February
17 and 18, 2011, 7:30pm
Everywhere Feathers

Third Angle Ensemble
"An Evening with David Lang" 2008 Pulitzer prize winner, a program
   of his compositions and music by his favorite emerging composers

Lincoln Recital Hall
Portland State University
SW Park Ave & SW Mill St
Portland, OR
Tickets $30, Seniors $25, Students $10


February 12, 2011, 2pm
From Frankenstein

Aubrey von Almen, mezzo; Anne Lake, flute
Spencer Prewitt, clarinet; Courtney Getzin, violin
Ronald Walker, cello; Tatiana Gorbunova, piano
Conrad Chu, conductor
Bryant Recital Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH


February 8, 2011, 7:30PM
"They're Green" from Fade

American Modern Ensemble
Robert Gardner, baritone; Blair McMillen, piano
Lincoln Center, Rose Building, Rose Studio
65th Street and Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY
Tickets $20 online, $25 at the door


November 14, 2010, 7:30PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Newspeak Record Release Show
CD features "I Would Prefer Not To"
Littlefield
622 Degraw Street (between 3rd and 4th Ave), Brooklyn
$8 in advance, $10 at the door
or buy ticket and CD together for $15 in advance, $17 at the door


November 13, 2010, 8:30PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Newspeak Record Release Tour
CD features "I Would Prefer Not To"
Secret Art Space
24 Rinks Street
Bethlehem, PA



November
12, 2010, 8PM
Newspeak Record Release Tour
CD features "I Would Prefer Not To"
Orion Studios
2903 Whittington Ave #C
Baltimore, MD


October 17, 2010, 7PM
Everywhere Feathers for voice and electric guitar, Close for guitar,
and various songs for soprano and piano
Plus music by Corey Dargel, Ingram Marshall, and Chris Berg
Katharine Dain, soprano; Christopher Berg, piano
James Moore, guitar; Mellissa Hughes, soprano; Nathan Koci, accordion;
Corey Dargel and Wil Smith, voices
Barbès
376 9th St
Brooklyn, NY



September 11, 2010, 6PM
Improvisation based on Fishtank Sonata
Gerald Starlight, shakuhachi
RIVAA Gallery (Roosevelt Island Visual Arts Association)
527 Main Street
Roosevelt Island, New York


August
6, 2010, 7PM
Non-Fiction Songs and "Song After Schumann"
Opera on Tap's New Brews
Kamala Sankaram: "Song after Schumann" and "Law of the Jungle 1"
Joanna Dionis: "I Would Prefer Not To"
Amberleigh Aller: "Twinkie" and "Beauty Tips for Girls"
Seth Gilman: "Urban Trees" and "Vanishing Point"
Christopher Berg, piano

Barbès
376 9th St
Brooklyn, NY


June 4, 2010, 7PM
"Twinkie"
Opera on Tap curated by Daniel Felsenfeld
Cameron Russell, soprano; Christopher Berg, piano
Barbès
376 9th St
Brooklyn, NY



May 27, 2010, 8PM
"They Will Not Ask" and "Salvage of Coats" from Darkling
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Mark Uhlemann, bass-baritone
J. David Jackson, conductor
Cornelius Dufallo and Laura Lutzke, violins; Nadia Sirota, viola; Clarice Jensen, cello
21c Salon Series
Galapogos
16 Main Street
DUMBO Brooklyn, NY 11201
$15 - Door opens at 7pm


May 21, 2010, 8PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Mary Nessinger, mezzo-soprano; Eric Moe, piano
Sequitur "Protest" Cabaret Concert
Barge Music
Fulton Ferry Landing
Brooklyn, NY
$35 ($30 senior, $15 student)


April 25, 2010, 2PM
SuperSoft
Accessible Contemporary Music
SPRING SPECTACULAR VI
Alyson Berger, cello; Matthew Peters, percussion
The Green Mill
4802 N. Broadway
$6 at the door only


February 20, 2010, 7PM
"Song (After Schumann)"
presented by
Five Words in a Line
choreographed by Tom Gold
Danced by Tom Gold and Anne Lentz
Jessica Grigg, mezzo-soprano
Theatre 80 St Marks
80 St Marks Place
New York, NY
$20


February 13, 2010, 8PM
Two Her
Jessica Mathaes, violin; Colette Valentine, piano
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street

New York, NY



February 12, 2010, 8PM
Two Her
Jessica Mathaes, violin; Colette Valentine, piano
Waltz-Astoria
23-14 Ditmars Boulevard

Astoria, NY


February 5 and 6, 2010, 8PM
Two, choreographed by Deborah Lohse
Presented by New Chamber Ballet
City Center Studios
130 West 56th St, 4th floor
New York, NY


December 4, 2009, 7PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Newspeak

Public Assembly
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY



November 17, 2009, 8PM
Close
James Moore, guitar
The Stone
Corner of Ave C and 2nd St.

New York, NY


November 1, 2009, 5PM
Twinkie
Katharine Dain, soprano; Cory Smythe, piano
New York Festival of Song
NYFOS Next inaugural program: "Watercolors, Velvet Shoes and Twinkies"
45 Walker Street #5 (between Broadway and Church)

New York, NY


October 18, 2009, 7PM
Close
James Moore, guitar
Barbès
376 9th St
Brooklyn, NY



October 9, 2009, 7:00pm
"Song (After Schumann)"
presented by
Five Words in a Line
Jessica Grigg, mezzo-soprano; Ilya Kazantsev, piano
Greenwich House
46 Barrow Street
New York, NY


September 8, 10, and 12, 2009, 8PM
Darkling
Center City Opera Theater
with American Opera Projects
   Maeve Hoglund, soprano; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
   Jon Garrison, tenor; Martin Hargrove, bass-baritone
   Jennifer K. Lee and Walter Dupue, violin;
   Scott Wagner, viola; Glenn Fischbach, cello
   Sharon Sigal, narrator; Andrew Kurtz, conductor; Matt Gray, director
Lantern Theater
10th & Ludlow Streets
Philadelphia, PA
Tickets $25



July 17, 2009, 8PM
Fade, an opera in one act
American Opera Projects
Amy van Roekel, soprano; Jonathan Hays, baritone;
Pamela Stein, mezzo-soprano; Jody Schum, pianist; Stephen Black, conductor
Galapogos
16 Main Street
DUMBO Brooklyn, NY 11201
$20 general admission


June 18, 2009, Preconcert talk at 7PM, Concert at 7:30PM
SuperSoft
soundON Festival
NOISE - Franklin Cox, cello; Morris Palter, percussion
The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
1008 Wall St
La Jolla, CA


May 24, 2009, 5PM
Skin Nails Hair
The Cadillac Moon Ensemble - Roberta Michel, flute; Danielle Weinberg, percussion
Pianos NYC
158 Ludlow St (at Stanton)

New York, NY
Cover $8


May 22-23, 2009, 8PM
Fade, an opera in one act

San Francisco Cabaret Opera
Capp Street Concert Hall
544 Capp Street
San Francisco, CA
$25 per person for table seating with free champagne or wine
$15 general admission; $10 seniors/students


May 14-16, 2009, 8PM
Her,
choreographed by Deborah Lohse
ad hoc Ballet
Joyce SoHo
155 Mercer Street
New York, NY


May 9, 2009, 3PM
4th Place
Iktus Percussion Quartet

Aaron Copland School of Music, Queens College
65-30 Kissena Blvd
LeFrak Concert Hall, Music Building
Flushing, NY


March 27-28, 2009, 8PM
Two, choreographed by Deborah Lohse
Presented by New Chamber Ballet
Owen Dalby, violin; Melody Fader, piano
City Center Studios
130 West 56th St, 4th floor
New York, NY
Tickets available in March at Smarttix.com


February 25, 2009, 8PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Newspeak

The Players Theatre
Also featuring music by Oscar Bettison, Sarah Kirkland Snider, Missy Mazzoli,
     Massey, Caleb Burhans, David T. Little and Pat Muchmore
115 MacDougal Street
New York, NY
This concert celebrates
Newspeak's recent not-for-profit status,and will raise
     funds to support their first studio recording on New Amsterdam Records
Tickets $20


January 31, 2009.  7:30PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Sounds of Today, ensemble
Sara Paar, soprano; Jessica Corbin,
conductor
The concert also features works by Dag Gabrielsen, Frank diDonato, David Wolfson,
     Amparo Fabra, and Daniel Blake
6753 Fourth Avenue between Senator St and 68th St
Bay Ridge, NY
Free-will donation will be collected at the door


December 17, 2008.  7:30PM
"Galesburg, Illinois (Where are the Trees?)"
Sarah Chalfy, soprano
NOW Ensemble
Chelsea Art Museum's Performing Arts Series
556 West 22nd Street
New York, NY
Reception at 6:30
Tickets $10


October 22 to 25,
2008
Fade, an opera in one act
Second Movement
Jane Harrington, soprano; David Butt Philip, baritone;
Hannah Pedley, mezzo-soprano;
Graham Ross, conductor
Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street
London, England N1 6SH
Tickets £20 and £15 concessions


October 21, 2008, 5PM London (noon in New York City)
BBC Radio 3 "In Tune" programme
Excerpts of the new opera
Fade performed live in the studio by
David Butt Philips, baritone, and Jane Harrington, soprano
Stefan Weisman, composer, Oliver Mears, director, will be interviewed by host Sean Rafferty
Please note that the programme is streamed live on the BBC Radio 3 website.
And will be available as 'audio on demand' for seven days after the broadcast.
Website: www.bbc.co.uk/radio3
Listen to In Tune via the BBC iPlayer here


October 18, 2008, 8:30PM
4th Place
Iktus Percussion Quartet

Leonard Nemoy Thalia at Symphony Space
2537 Broadway at 95th Street
New York, NY
Tickets $20; Members/Students/Seniors $15


October 18, 2008, 8PM
"They Will Not Ask" from Darkling

Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano; The Momenta Quartet
Brooklyn Conservatory's New Music Collective
58 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, NY


September 12, 2008, 4PM
September 13, 2008, 8PM
September 14, 2008, 3PM
Fade, an opera in one act
workshop readings by
Center City Opera Theater

Veronica Chapman-Smith, soprano; Leandra Ramm, mezzo-soprano;
Jason Switzer, baritone; Jody Schum, piano; Andrew Kurtz, conductor
The Ethical Society
1906 Rittenhouse Square
Philadelphia, PA

Tickets $20


May 18, 2008, 3PM
David and Jonathan
Empire City Men's Chorus
Astoria Symphony
Silas Huff, conductor
LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City
, Queens, NY


May 17, 2008, 8PM
David and Jonathan
Empire City Men's Chorus
Astoria Symphony
Silas Huff, conductor
Church of St. Paul & St. Andrew
263 West 86th Street (at West End Avenue)

New York, NY


May 14, 2008, 7:30pm
"I Would Prefer Not To" (choreographed)
Melody Fader, piano
; Laura Bohn, soprano
Laurie Benoit,
dancer/choreographer
Greenwich House Music School
46 Barrow Street
New York, NY


May 4, 2008, 2:00pm
CalabiYau Songs
Text by Susanna Speier
RAM (Random Access Music)
Lost Dog New Music Ensemble
Flushing Library
41-17 Main Street

Queens, NY


May 2, 2008, 8PM
CalabiYau Songs
Text by Susanna Speier
RAM (Random Access Music)
Lost Dog New Music Ensemble
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street

New York, NY


May 1 - 3, 2008 at 8:00pm
May 4, 2008 at 3:00pm
Choreographed music by: David Lang, Stefan Weisman and Tchaikovsky
Dance New Amsterdam presents "SPLICE"
Deborah Lohse : ad hoc Ballet
280 Broadway, 2nd Floor (entrance on Chambers)
New York, NY


February 29 to Sunday March 2, 2008, 7:30 each night
ESSENTIALS OF FLOR, a dance suite that uses elements of my music
Kristi Spessard, Choreographer
MABOU MINES RESIDENT ARTIST PROGRAM

150 FIRST AVE at the corner 9th St., 2nd Floor
FREE ADMISSION (Limited Seating)
Reservations:  212-473-1991


November 3, 2007, 8PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Newspeak
with Sarah Chalfy
Hiro Ballroom
at the Maritime Hotel
363 West 16th Street
New York, NY


November 3, 2007, 2PM
Darkling Video Screening
Op on Screen Festival
curated by Elodie Lauten
Lower East Side Performing Arts
Hamilton Fish Park New York Public Library Branch
East Houston Street (between Aves. C and D)
New York, NY


October 23, 2007, 8PM
SuperSoft
Odd Appetite (Ha-Yang Kim, cello and Nathan Davis, percussion)
Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Princeton, NJ


October 20, 2007, 8PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Newspeak with Sarah Chalfy
Chamber Music Now
The Community Education Center
3500 Lancaster Ave.
Philadelphia, PA



Oct 18, 2007, 7PM
Three Nonfiction Songs: "Beauty Tips (for Girls)," "Urban Trees," and "Twinkie"
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Melody Fader, piano
RAM (Random Access Music)
VIM: TriBeCa Series
Gallery Icosahedron
27 North Moore Street
New York, NY


October 13, 2007, 8PM
SuperSoft
Odd Appetite (Ha-Yang Kim, cello and Nathan Davis, percussion)
Brooklyn Conservatory's New Music Collective
58 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, NY


October 7, 2007, 9PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
Newspeak with Sarah Chalfy
The Knitting Factory
74 Leonard Street

New York, NY


September 30, 2007 
SuperSoft
Odd Appetite (Ha-Yang Kim, cello and Nathan Davis, percussion)
The Apositsia Festival at the Music Hall
St. Petersburg, Russia



September 28, 2007 
SuperSoft
Odd Appetite (Ha-Yang Kim, cello and Nathan Davis, percussion)
The Long Arms Festival
The DOM Cultural Center
Moscow, Russia



September 27, 2007.  7:30PM and 8:30PM (two sets)
"Everywhere Feathers"
Jody Redhage, voice and cello
Galapagos Art Space
70 N6th Street
Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY


September 26, 2007 
SuperSoft
Odd Appetite (Ha-Yang Kim, cello and Nathan Davis, percussion)
Logos Tetrahedron Concert Hall
Ghent, Belgium



September 25, 2007 
SuperSoft (world premiere)
Odd Appetite (Ha-Yang Kim, cello and Nathan Davis, percussion)
De Link Series
Tilburg, Netherlands


June 11, 2007
Darkling
   Tonna Miller, soprano; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
   Jon Garrison, tenor; Mark Uhlemann, bass-baritone

  
Brian DeMaris, conductor
Aleksander Fredro Theatre
Gniezno, Poland


June 9, 2007, 8PM
Darkling
   Tonna Miller, soprano; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
   Jon Garrison, tenor; Mark Uhlemann, bass-baritone

  
Brian DeMaris, conductor
Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften Festival
Freie Universität Berlin
Max Kade Auditorium

Berlin, Germany
Tickets 10 euros



May 14, 2007.  8PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
arranged for Newspeak
 with Sarah Chalfy, soprano
The Icebox at the Crane Arts Center
1400 N American Street
Philadelphia, PA



May 12, 2007, 8PM
Scenes from Darkling
   Jody Sheinbaum, soprano; Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano
   Jon Garrison, tenor; Mark Uhlemann, bass-baritone

  
The Flux Quartet; Brian DeMaris, conductor
Part of the New York City Opera VOX Showcase
Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, NYU
566 LaGuardia Place (Washington Square South)

New York, NY


May 12, 2007, 7PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
arranged for Newspeak
with Sarah Chalfy, soprano
Galapagos
70 N6th Street
Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY



May 5, 2007.  8PM
Everywhere Feathers
Ursula's End (David Nadal, electric guitar and Holly Nadal, soprano)
The Monkey
37 West 26th Street
New York, NY
Tickets $20 ($18 advance sales)


April 24, 2007.  8PM
"I Would Prefer Not To"
arranged for Newspeak
with Sarah Chalfy, soprano
Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Princeton, NJ


April 15, 2007
Fuse Action
Da Capo Chamber Players
Wolfensohn Hall
Institute for Advanced Studies

Princeton, NJ


March 29, 2007
Restless Legs
Bang on a Can All-Stars
Also featuring new commissions by Lukas Ligeti and Joshua Penman
Broadcast on 
"New Sounds" WNYC 93.9FM/820AM hosted by John Schaefer


March 8, 2007, 12:30PM
Trumpet for string quartet
The Momenta Quartet
City College of New York
Shepard Hall, Room 95
138th Street and Convent Avenue
New York, NY


March 1, 2007
Restless Legs
Bang on a Can All-Stars
Also featuring new commissions by Lukas Ligeti and Joshua Penman
With a new arrangement by special guest Meredith Monk
Hosted by John Schaefer of WNYC

Merkin Hall, 129 West 67th Street
New York, NY
Tickets $20 (in advance), or $25 (day of concert)
Purchase tickets here: www.kaufman-center.org/tc/mch0607/zoom_030107.php


February 25, 2007
Fuse Action
Da Capo Chamber Players
Bard College
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY


February 24, 2007
Fuse Action
RAM (Random Access Music)
Lost Dog New Music Ensemble
Tenri Cultural Institute
43A West 13th Street

New York, NY
Tickets $18 ($12 for students/seniors, and FREE for kids)
$15 Advance tickets at www.astoriamusic.org


December 12, 2006.  8PM
"Galesburg, Illinois (Where are the Trees?)"
arranged for the NOW Ensemble
Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Princeton, NJ


November 12, 2006.  4PM
Selected Music from Darkling
St. Joseph Singers, Abigail Fischer, mezzo-soprano
Stephen Black, conductor
St. Joseph's Yorkville Church
404 East 87th Street
New York, NY


November 7, 2006.  9PM
Everywhere Feathers
Jody Redhage, voice and cello
Also, world premieres performed by The Y Trio
Rose Live Music
345 Grand St.

Williamsburg Brooklyn, NY
 

September 16, 2006.  6:30PM
"Ode to Fiberoptic Cables and Light"
Collaboration with Linda Ganjian, video artist;
Susanna Speier, writer; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
Presented at third annual screening of short films by Bard Film Makers
378 Pacific Street (a block from Smith & Atlantic Ave)
Brooklyn, NY


July 13, 2006.  4PM
Skin Nails Hair
Patti Monson, flute; Jonathan Shapiro, percussion
Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival, Faculty Recital
Also features music by Eric Moe, Patti Monson and Alvin Lucier
Mass MoCA
87 Marshall Street
North Adams, MA



June 6, 2006.  7PM
Scenes from Darkling
Anya Fidelia, soprano; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano;
David Ossenfort, tenor;
Mark Uhlemann, bass-baritone
The Flux Quartet; Brian DeMaris, conductor
Part of the Jewish Documentary Film, Theater and Speaker Series
Presented by Friends of Freie Universität Berlin and American Opera Projects 
Followed by a panel discussion with the creators
German Consulate General, Auditorium
871 United Nations Plaza (1st Ave. @ 49th St.)
New York, NY
Tickets $30
Purchase tickets here: www.ffub.us/events/Jewish_Series.html


June 2 and 3, 2006.  8PM
Scenes from "Darkling"
Video presentation of the premiere production
American Opera Projects THE WRITE OF SPRING: FIRST CHANCE
Also features concert readings of opera scenes
by Stefania de Kenessey, Tarik O'Regan, and Richard Wargo
The Great Room at South Oxford Space
138 S. Oxford St. in Ft. Greene, Brooklyn
Tickets $15 ($12 for students/seniors)


May 3, 2006.  8PM
"Skin Nails Hair"
Patti Monson, flute; Jonathan Shapiro, percussion
Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Princeton, NJ


March 18, 2006.  7:30PM
"Skin Nails Hair"
Lost Dog New Music Ensemble
Christine Perea, flute; JoAnne Maffia, percussion
Good Shepherd Methodist Church
30-44 Crescent Street (one block south of 30th Avenue)
Astoria, NY


March 3, 2006.  6:30PM
"Galesburg, Illinois (Where are the Trees?)"
Renee Favand, soprano; Sean Mills, piano
Dorothea Tanning Tribute
The Blue Mahoe, 243 East 14th Street

New York, NY
Tickets $15. Hors d'oeuvres and cash bar at 6:30; Tribute begins at 8:00.


March 1, 2006.  8PM
"From Frankenstein"
Part of the "Ear Deparment" Series
Anthony Costanzo, male-soprano
Newspeak; James Lowe, conductor
Ear Department: "Emerging Composers"
   Listen to the music and stories behind the work of three up-and-coming composers
  
Also featuring Clarice Assad and Melissa Mazzoli
  
Hosted by Michael Gordon
Merkin Hall, 129 West 67th Street
New York, NY
Tickets $15


Previews:  February *26 at 3PM and February 27 at 8PM
Opening Night: Februrary 28.  8PM
Performances: March 2, 3, *4, *7, 9, 10, 11, *14, 16, 17, 18, 2006.  8PM
   * Panel discussions with the creators will follow these performances
"Darkling"
American Opera Projects
   Jody Sheinbaum, soprano; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
   Jon Garrison, tenor; Mark Uhlemann, bass-baritone
   Marcus DeLoach, baritone (singing Lee Hoiby's "The Darkling Thrush")
The Flux Quartet; Brian DeMaris, conductor
Classic Stage Company Theater
136 East 13th Street
New York, NY
Tickets $30-$45. Discounted for students and seniors. 
www.TicketCentral.com or 212-279-4200


February 9, 2006.  8PM
Songs: "Beauty Tips," "Law of the Jungle," and "Twinkie"
Part of the Northriver Music Series
Also featuring music by Renee Favand, David Sisco, and Samuel Barber
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Melody Fader, piano, Meighan Stoops, Clarinet
Renee Weiler Concert Hall at Greenwich House Music School
46 Barrow Street
New York, NY


November 13 & 14, 2005.  8PM
"Darkling"
American Opera Projects
with members of The Flux Quartet
Guggenheim Museum's "Works & Process" Series
Peter B. Lewis Theater
1071 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY

Tickets $24 ($18 for members, students, and seniors)


"Ad Lib"
October 15, 2005, 9AM. 
Brian Kennedy, organ
SCI 2005 National Conference
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC


"From Frankenstein"
May 8, 2005, 3PM. 
The Chicago Ensemble; Stacy Eckert, mezzo-soprano
International House at the University of Chicago
1414 East 59th Street
Chicago, IL
Tickets $25


"The Bird Happened"
May 5-6, 2005, 7PM. 
American Composers Orchestra – Underwood New Music Readings
Alfred Lerner Hall at Columbia University
New York, NY


"From Frankenstein"
May 3, 2005, 7PM. 
The Chicago Ensemble; Stacy Eckert, mezzo-soprano
The Three Arts Club of Chicago
1300 N. Dearborn
Chicago, IL
Tickets $25


"Crash"
April 22, 2005. 
NACUSA National Concert
California State University, Northridge
Los Angeles
, CA


"Darkling"
April 19 and 20, 2005. 
American Opera Projects, First Chance
South Oxford Space, 138 S. Oxford St.
Brooklyn, NY
Tickets $20 (
$15 for students, and seniors)
Reservations: 718-398-4024, or mgray@operaprojects.org


"Meetings"
March 29, 2005. 
Derrick Ballard, bass; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano;
Douglas Jabara, baritone; Margaret Kampmeier, piano
Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Princeton, NJ


"From Frankenstein"
February 28, 2005. 
Luna Nova; James Romig, conductor; Laurence Albert, baritone
Rhodes College McCoy Visiting Artists Program
Hardie Auditorium in Palmer Hall 
Memphis, TN


"Crash"
February 25, 2005. 
Locrian Chamber Ensemble
Riverside Church (10th floor)
New York, NY


"Hammer Time"
December 6, 2004. 
North/South Consonance; Max Lifchitz, piano
Christ & St. Stephen's Church
120 West 69th Street
New York, NY


"Stick-Shift Confessions"
December 2, 2004. 
So Percussion
Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Princeton, NJ


"The Fishtank Sonata"
November 11-13, 2004. 
Daniel Wilkerson, percussion
Imagine2 Electro-Acoustic Music Festival
The University of Memphis
Memphis, TN


"Ode to Fiberoptic Cables and Light"
October 29, 2004. 
Collaboration with Linda Ganjian, video artist;
Susanna Speier, writer; Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano
Presented at OUT OF THE LOOP, an evening of geo-political video art
Barbès, 376 9th St
Brooklyn, NY


"Meetings"
October 7-8, 2004. 
American Opera Projects
Amy Van Roekel, soprano; Michael Zegarski, baritone; Derrick Ballard, bass;
Elaine Rinaldi, piano; Steven Osgood, conductor
South Oxford Space, 138 S. Oxford St
Brooklyn, NY


"Non-Fiction"
October 5, 2004. 
Hai-Ting Chinn, mezzo-soprano; Jonathan Hays, baritone; Marija Ilic, piano
Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Princeton, NJ


"Twinkie"
August 11, 2004. 
Keith Spencer, baritone; Elaine Rinaldi, piano
The Explorers Club, 46 East 70th Street
New York, NY


"From Frankenstein"
July 27, 2004. 
Luna Nova; James Romig, conductor; Diane Thornton, contralto
Associated Colleges of the South New Music Festival
Southwestern University
Georgetown, TX


"Crash"
July 2, 2004. 
Third Angle New Music Ensemble
Oregon Bach Festival
Beall Hall, University of Oregon
Eugene, OR


"Urban Trees" and "Twinkie"
May 25, 2004. 
William Ferguson, tenor; Derrick Ballard, bass; Elaine Rinaldi, piano
Vox and Friends, a festival of New American Opera
Symphony Space
New York, NY


"Big Red"
May 11, 2004. 
Meighan Stoops, clarinet
Taplin Auditorium in Fine Hall
Princeton, NJ


"The Bird Happened"
M
ay 7, 2004. 
New Jersey Symphony – Workshop Reading
Richardson Auditorium
Princeton, NJ


"TOE (Theory of Everything)"
April 2, 2004. 
National Student Conference of the Society of Composers,  Inc.
Clapp Recital Hall, University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA


"From Frankenstein"
March 27, 2004. 
In conjunction with "Frankenstein: Penetrating the Secrets
of Nature," at the Georgia Tech Library
Eyedrum
Atlanta, GA

 


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