Three upcoming premieres!
Metamorphosis of Plants - April 2, 2022 at 8PM EST - Slosberg Hall, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA USA
Performed by Dinosaur Annex, Tiffany Chang, director
Menagerie of Endangered Creatures: Georgia Aves - April 22, 2022 at 7PM EST - St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Atlanta, GA USA
Performed by ensemble vim, Chaowen Ting, director
Menagerie of Spectacular Creatures: Insecta - May 6, 2022 at 7:30PM EST - First Congregational Church, Winchester, MA USA
Performed by Project EcoMusic, Orlando Cela, director
Teaching Fellowship at Harvard University
I have received the great opportunity to teach Advanced Composition alongside Chaya Czernowin and Sonja Mutic at Harvard University for the academic semester Spring 2022.
Named Manager of Collage New Music
Praised by the Boston Musical Intelligencer as “among the finest artists of contemporary (or any other) music,” the musicians of Collage New Music include some of the most outstanding instrumentalists and singers skilled in the musical intricacies, technical virtuosity, and emotional depth that new music requires. The ensemble includes some of the East Coast’s finest musicians, including members of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and the area’s extraordinary freelance community.
Boston Musica Viva Commission
I have been commissioned, along with four other composers, by Boston Musica Viva's commissioning initiative, Write it Now, for a 15-20 minute sextet to be premiered by Boston Musica Viva and music director Richard Pittman. The work will premiere during the 2021-22 season.
Lyra Society Commission
As the winner of the Costello Composition Competition, I have been awarded a commission by the Lyra Society for a 10-minute harp solo to be premiered by a harpist Subin Lee, a harp performance major at the Curtis Institute of Music. The work will premiere in early May 2021.
New Dinosaur Annex Artistic Coordinator
Through the efforts of Brandeis University's Connected Ph.D. program, I have been award the opportunity to act as the Artistic Coordinator for the greater-Boston area's premier new music ensemble, Dinosaur Annex, for the 2020-21 season.
ensemble vim Commission
I have been award a commission by ensemble vim for a 20-30 minute sextet to be premiered by ensemble vim and conductor Chaowen Ting. The work, which will feature flutist Nicole Frankle, will premiere during the 2021-22 season.