Lots of cool stuff coming up for the 2018-2019 season - watch this space!



Spring 2018

Horn player Peggy Moran took my piece precipice for solo horn on her recital tour through Oklahoma!

Fall 2017-Spring 2018

My little epitaph for Carrie Fisher, No Matter How I Go, was part of Megan Ihnen and Alan Theisen's This World of Yes recital tour.

November 15, 2017

Horn player Sam Bessen will premiere my solo horn miniature The Number for Rain at "Music in the Stacks Part 2" at the George Peabody Library in Baltimore, Maryland. Event details found here.

April 28, 2017

Metropolis premiered at the Weidner Center at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Kevin Collins lead the UWGB Wind Ensemble/Studio Orchestra, and Randy Meder lead the UWGB Chorale.

December 12, 2016

A duo piano work based on excerpts from my forthcoming Metropolis score was performed by pianists Michael Rector and Sylvia Hong on the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay's 6:30 Concert Series.

September 25, 2016

Pianist and awesome human being Holly Roadfeldt played selections from Piano Per Diem in recital.

AUGUST 12, 2015

Courtney Sherman and Michael Dewhirst performed songs from #nofilter, my collection of songs based on spam texts for soprano and cello, on New Ruckus Composer Night at Studio Z in St. Paul, MN.

JULY 15-22, 2015

I was honored to be one of the Invited Composers for the 2015 Mid-Missouri Composers Symposium, hosted by the Osage Arts Community. During this residency, composers gave presentations on their work at the Art Center in Belle, MO, participated in panel discussions about new music and enjoyed free time for composing and enjoying OAC's facilities. There may or may not have been a demolition derby, too.

JUNE 19, 2015

Ottava Rima, my trio for clarinet, viola and piano, was performed at the UMKC Composition Workshop.

APRIL 25, 2015

My new choral work, To Your Success!, will be performed by the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay Chorale, conducted by Randall Meder.

MARCH 29, 2015

The violin version of denial (originally for solo cello) will be premiered by Sarah Cummings in Ithaca, NY as part of the Women's Works concert series.

MARCH 13, 2015

grind for cello and piano will be performed on Ball State University's 45th Annual Festival of New Music.

FEBRUARY 25, 2015

Butler University's Frank Felice will be visiting the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay to present several of his pieces on the music program's 360° Thursdays concert series. I'm excited to be performing Honk! for horn and piano in collaboration with Michael Rector. 

SEPTEMBER 27, 2014

This whirlwind month of performances concludes with a very small consortium's Evening of Miniatures. My contribution to the program will be the premiere of The Nature of My Game, written for my newest UWGB colleague, pianist Michael Rector.

SEPTEMBER 26, 2014

I will be competing as a finalist in this year's Iron Composer competition. After what is sure to be a frantic five-hour composing session, the music of all five finalists will be performed at the Great Lakes Science Center in Cleveland, Ohio, as part of IngenuityFest. The performance will be streamed live on Cleveland's public radio station, WCLV, beginning at 8:00 PM. When the time comes, click here to join the stream!

SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

Cellist Maksim Velichkin will give a second performance of my aBACHeosis on the Second Saturday Series at Glendale City Church in Glendale, California. This piece is part of Velichkin's Fifteen Minutes of Fame: Homage to Bach program. More information can be found here.

SEPTEMBER 14, 2014

A performance ...sky is falling in... for flute, horn and percussion will be spearheaded by the amazing Kent Leslie at Butler University. Kent is a great champion of new music for the horn. You can hear his recording of sky on his CD With every leaf a miracle. 


My one-minute work for solo cello, aBACHeosis, will be performed by Maksim Velichkin at the Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, California. This piece is part of Velichkin's Fifteen Minutes of Fame: Homage to Bach program. More information can be found here.