Violinist Ayano Ninomiya will perform a new version of my solo violin work
Hāl – Chahārgāh at the 2018 Moab Music Festival on the opening night concert
“New Americans” at Star Hall in Moab, Utah, Friday August 31 at 7pm.
Commissioned and premiered by the VocalEssence Ensemble Singers as part of the VocalEssence ReMix Program which is funded by the Jerome Foundation.
Goli az dast beraft (2017) (گلی از دست برفت) – SATB a cappella (6′)
The New York Festival of Song (NYFOS) will premiere my new work “At The Door” as part of the Bernstein Marathon at the CUNY Graduate Center, Saturday, December 2nd at 6pm during the NEXT portion of the marathon, featuring new music. Commissioned by NYFOS and Michael Barret, written for soprano Amy Owens, baritone Jesse Blumberg, and pianist and Bernstein scholar Leann Osterkamp.
My new POLYPHONOS commission The Blue Booby was premiered and given two subsequent performances in Seattle and Tacoma by The Esoterics (Eric Banks, cond.). I had the opportunity to have a four day residency in Seattle with the ensemble, coaching, speaking with audiences about my work, and meeting with all of the wonderful members of the ensemble.