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Events & Appearances

+ Upcoming

  • June 16, Knoxville, TN: Memoria performed at the nief-norf Summer Festival in Knoxville, Tennesee. Elena Stabile, soprano. Coached by Ashley Walters, cello faculty.
  • June 20, Vienna: Rendering performed by pianist Luis Alberto Peña Cortés at the Alte Schmiede Kunstverein.

+ Recent

  • Rendering performed by pianist Luis Alberto Peña Cortés at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Music (Madison, June 12, 2017).
  • Memoria performed by Inner Pulse Ensemble at Sala Carlos Chávez (Mexico City, May 6, 2017).
  • Conducted Berio's Laborintus II with Alia Musica and Quince Ensemble (Pittsburgh, May 5, 2017).
  • Percussion concerto premiered by Carlos Camacho and the CCM Wind Orchestra, conducted by Terence Milligan (Cincinnati, March 1, 2017).
  • calco ii premiered by Roger Zahab and the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra (Pittsburgh, December 7, 2016).
  • Mexican premiere of Memoria by Teresa Navarro Agaz and Inner Pulse Ensemble, conducted by Samuel Pascoe, at the Festival Internacional Divertimento (Mexico City, November 30, 2016).
  • Featured in "Portraits" by NAT 28, marking a decade of professional activity as a composer in Pittsburgh. Endecaphony, Consequence, Rendering, Bajo el Hechizo, Romanza, and Calco in the program (Pittsburgh, November 13, 2016).
  • Romanza for guitar premiered by Jordan Dodson in his Pittsburgh recital with Alia Musica Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, October 20, 2016).
  • Memoria performed by Tony Arnold and Alia Musica Pittsburgh at the Pittsburgh Festival of New Music (Pittsburgh, May 26)
  • Featured in the "Portraits" series by NAT 28. Pittsburgh, November 13, 2016.
  • Composer in Residence, Columbus State University, Columbus, GA, February 16-20, 2016.
  • MusicArte Festival, Panama City, June 9-20, 2015.
  • Featured artist, Community Supported Art, New Hazlett Theater (Pittsburgh, 2014). Commission: Rendering for solo piano.
  • Composer in residence at Conexión Drácula (Panama, 2014). Commission: "Anoche soñé", incidental music (countertenor, clarinet, percussion).
  • Featured Composer at the Thailand International Composition Festival (Bangkok, 2014), along with Bernard Rands, Augusta Read Thomas, and Ken Ueno. Premieres: Festive Fugue for wind symphony; Calco for solo cello.
  • One of six composers in the "12 by 7" Commission Project of Scordatura Music Society (Houston, 2011). Commission: Nocturne for string quartet.
  • Featured Composer at the Dallas Festival of Modern Music (Dallas, 2010). Commission: "Aquel que al verme", for mezzo, flute, viola, guitar, and 2 percussionists.

+ Other festivals and workshops

  • Levon Manukyan Collegium Musicum (Burgas, Bulgaria, 2013).
  • New Music Festival at Western Illinois University (Macomb, IL, 2013).
  • Conductors Institute, Bard College (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, 2011).
  • Music X. (Blonay, Switzerland, 2010).
  • Cabrillo Festival of Modern Music. (Santa Cruz, CA, 2009).
  • American Composer Orchestra/University of Pennsylvania new music readings (Philadelphia, 2009).
  • U-3 Festival (Pittsburgh, 2003)

+ Composer Talks

  • Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music, Percussion studio (Cincinnati, OH, 2017).
  • Schwob School of Music, Columbus State University (Columbus, GA, 2016)
  • Carson McCullers Center (Columbus, GA, 2016)
  • Pontificia Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá, Colombia, 2015)
  • Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (Valencia, Spain, 2015)
  • Carnegie Mellon University (Pitsburgh, PA, 2014)
  • Mahidon University (Thailand International Composition Festival, Bangkok, 2014)
  • Eastman School of Muisc (Rochester, NY, 2014)
  • Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music (2014)
  • Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA, 2013)
  • Houston Baptist University (Houston, TX, 2011)
  • University of North Texas (Denton, TX, 2011)

+ Conducting (selected)

  • May 5, 2017, Pittsburgh: Luciano Berio's Laborintus II with Alia Musica and Quince Ensemble.
  • January 21, 2017, Pittsburgh: Alia Musica on works by Boulez, David Stock, John Arrigo-Nelson, Patrick Burke, and the premiere of Emergences by Phil Taylor. PNC Hall, Duquesne University.
  • May 26, 2016, Pittsburgh: Alia Musica at the Pittsburgh Festival of New Music, featuring soprano Tony Arnold. Works by Augusta Read Thomas, Curtis Rumrill, Brian Riordan, Federico Garcia-De Castro, and the premiere of Ken Ueno's Sawdust in Ararat.
  • May 11, 2016: Flashmob of Stravinsky's Firebird at Market Square in Pittsburgh, as part of the Pittsburgh Festival of New Music.
  • February 19, 2016, Columbus, GA: Alia Musica Pittsburgh in residence at Schwob School of Music. Works by Boulez, James Ogburn, Ivan Knees, Brian Riordan, Federico Garcia-De Castro.
  • June 20, 2015, Panama City: Alia Musica Pittsburgh at MusicArte Festival. Works by Boulez, C. Sanchez-Gutierrez, Ivan Knees, Heriberto Pinzón, and Christopher Dietz.

Works

+ Chamber

  • "Memoria", homage to Bernardo Jaramillo Ossa (2015, commissioned by Dal Niente). sop/vl.vc/gtr.pc.13'
  • Seven visions of alchemy (2015, commissioned by Luisa Sello and Alvin Wong). fl/vc.9'
  • Un re in ascolto ii (2014, for the Eastman Broadband and Alia Musica Pittsburgh). fl.cl/2pc.gtr.pf/vl.vc.14'
  • Long stories short (2011, commissioned by Trillium Ensemble). fl.cl.pf. Three stand-alone movements. 7'
  • "Aquel que al verme," on a text by Nicolás García De Castro (2010, commissioned by Ars Nova Dallas). mezzo/fl/2pc.gtr/vla.8'
  • Festive Fugue for 10 winds, double-bass, and percussion (2010, commissioned by Ars Nova Dallas). 5'
  • À trois (2010). vl.pc.pf.7'
  • Bajo el Hechizo (2009). mar.gtr.pf.9'
  • Livre pour deux pianos (2008). 27'
  • Endecaphony (2007). fl.ob.cl.fg/pc.pf.hp/2vl.vla.vc.12'
  • Septet (2004). ob.fg/cor.tbn/pc/vl.vc.14'
  • "An Anatomy of the World" on texts by John Donne (2002, rev. 2009). sop/fl.cl.cor/pc.pf/vl.vc.6'

+ Large ensemble

  • Concerto for percussion and wind symphony (2017, commissioned by Carlos Camacho). solo perc/2.2.e-flat cl.6cl.bcl.2/2sx alt.tnr.bar/433/timp.perc/cb.18'
  • Calco ii for orchestra (2016, commissioned by the University of Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra). 2(pic)222/4230/tp/str.10'
  • Contrepoint for strings (2015). str.8'
  • Pluribus (2011). 1(pic)111/1110/tp.pc.pf/2vl.vla.vc.cb7'
  • Festive Fugue for wind symphony (2010). 2+pic.2.cl I,II,bcl.2/2sx alt.tnr.bar/423.euph.tba/timp.3perc/cb.5'
  • Inter Alia (2009). 2(picc)2(eh)22/2221/pc.tp.hp=pf/str.5'
  • Consequence in two movements, (2009). 1111/1110/2pc.kbd/str.8'
  • Passacaglia on a theme by Bach (2001, first prize in the National Composition Competition for Orchestra in Bogotá, Colombia). 2(pic)22(bcl)2/4231/2pc.tp.hp/str.10'

+ Soloist

  • Concerto for percussion and wind symphony (2017, commissioned by Carlos Camacho). solo perc/2.2.e-flat cl.6cl.bcl.2/2sx alt.tnr.bar/433/timp.perc/cb.18'
  • Romanza for guitar (2016, commissioned by Jordan Dodson). gtr. 7'
  • Rendering for solo piano (2014, commissioned by the New Hazlett Theater). pf.12'
  • Calco for solo cello (2014, for Alvin Wong at the 10th Thailand International Competition Festival). vc.9'
  • Chemins, three episodes and aria for solo cello (2013, commissioned by Kate Dillingham and Random Access Music). vc.9'
  • 5,6,4,3 for solo clarinet (2010). Version for solo flute (2011). cl or fl. 9'
  • Canon for violin and piano (2002, rev. 2009). vl.pf.5'
  • Act for guitar (2001). gtr.6'
  • Fantasia on a theme by Bach for solo piano (2001). pf.10'
  • Consequence for oboe and piano (2000). ob.pf.7'

+ Vocal

  • Al vacío, on a text by Nicolás García De Castro (2016). sop/mezzo.gtr.6'
  • "Memoria", homage to Bernardo Jaramillo Ossa (2015, commissioned by Ensemble Dal Niente). sop/vl.vc/gtr.pc.13'
  • "Aquel que al verme", on a text by Nicolás García De Castro (2010, commissioned by Ars Nova Dallas). mezzo/fl/2pc.gtr/vla.8'
  • "An Anatomy of the World" on texts by John Donne (2003, rev. 2009). sop/fl.cl.cor/pc.pf/vl.vc.6'

+ In progress

+ Commissioned arrangements

  • Perry's Victory March for orchestra (Erie Philharmonic Orchestra, 2013).
  • The Wexfort Carol for tenor and orchestra (Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, 2012).
  • The Goblin's Dance, for violin and strings (Erie Philharmonic, 2012).
  • Fandango for orchestra (University of Pittsburgh, 2003).

Downloadable scores

~ parts and performance materials available by request ~
Romanza (guitar; 2016)
Contrepoint (string orchestra; 2015)
Memoria (soprano, violin, cello, guitar, percussion; 2015)
Rendering (solo piano; 2014)
Pluribus (chamber orchestra; 2011)
5,6,4,3 (solo clarinet, 2010; solo flute, 2011)
Aquel que al verme (mezzo, flute, viola, guitar, 2 percussionists; 2010)
Bajo el Hechizo (marimba, guitar, piano; 2009)
Livre pour deux pianos (two pianos; 2008)
Endecaphony (woodwind quartet, string quartet, piano, harp, percussion; 2007)
Canon (violin, piano; 2002)
Passacaglia on a theme by Bach (symphony orchestra; 2001)

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