Feb
1
7:30 PM19:30

Graduation Recital

Simon Frisch – marginalia ii (2017, rev. 2018/19)
Haosi Howard Chen – SEHNSÜCHTE (2018)
Nicky Sohn – Estimated Delivery (2018)
Eve Beglarian – Miranda’s Kiss (1988)
Reiko Füting – …broken song (2018)

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Jan
14
6:00 PM18:00

Transcending Tradition: Experimental Music from MSM

Excited to be curating a program of experimental works by MSM composers past and present, featuring present and past members of Tactus, the resident ensemble of MSM’s Contemporary Performance Program.

Linda Bouchard – Gassho
Anna Clyne – Rapture (ft. Tyler Neidermayer)
Arthur Russell – Experimental Music for Ezra Pound (ft. Caitlin Cawley, Neil Beckmann, Wick Simmons)
Zak Argabrite – TOCAR (ft. Jon Clancy)
Jessie Marino – Endless Shrimp (ft. Jon Clancy)
Robert Ashley – She Was a Visitor (ft. members of Tactus)

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Dec
16
7:30 AM07:30

Verdant Vibes Winter Warmer

A piece of mine (“What Goes Unsaid”) is being performed by soprano Stephanie Lamprea, with the Providence-based ensemble Verdant Vibes. Program also includes music by Joshua Carro, Victoria Malawey, Patrick Castillo, Ian Frederick, Patricia Martinez, and Nicole Murphy. More information here and here.

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Dec
14
7:30 AM07:30

Verdant Vibes Winter Warmer

A piece of mine (“What Goes Unsaid”) is being performed by soprano Stephanie Lamprea, with the Providence-based ensemble Verdant Vibes. Program also includes music by Joshua Carro, Victoria Malawey, Patrick Castillo, Ian Frederick, Patricia Martinez, and Nicole Murphy. More information here and here.

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Dec
5
7:30 PM19:30

TACTUS @ MSM

Olga Neuwirth – Five Daily Miniatures, with Luke Paulino, Tyler Neidermayer, Hattie Ahn, and Wick Simmons.

Steve Reich – Quartet (for two pianos and two vibraphones) with Jixue Yang, Jon Clancy, and David Cossin.

Program also includes works by Marjorie Merryman, Ursula Mamlok, and Marc Mellits.

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Oct
13
8:00 PM20:00

New York Women Composers

“Say-So” by Flannery Cunningham, with Unheard-of Ensemble, at Areté Venue and Gallery.

A program of works “by and about women”, curated by Flannery Cunningham, with New York Women Composers. Music by Cunningham, Eleanor Aversa, and Marilyn Bliss, performed by Unheard-of Ensemble, Francesca Ferrara, and Amber Evans.

$10 students, $15 general admission.

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Oct
8
7:30 PM19:30

TACTUS @ MSM

Randall Woolf, "Between Me, Myself, and the Lamp Post", with Joshua A. Weinberg and Jon Clancy. Program also includes works by Valerie Coleman, Anna Thorvaldsdottir, William Albright, and Stephen Montague.

Ades Performance Space, Manhattan School of Music, 7:30PM. Free admission.

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Aug
22
7:30 PM19:30

Groupmuse in Crown Heights

A joint endeavor with my friends Huizi Zhang and Gu Wei – I'll be playing works by Bach (by way of Kurtág), Satie, Janet Jackson, and John Cage. Program also includes music by Nina Shekhar, Chris Parrello, Nico Muhly, Gu Wei, and Igor Stravinsky. More information here.

Admission is $10+. BYOB!

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Apr
13
8:00 PM20:00

performer/composer : composer/performer @ MISE-EN_PLACE

My dear friends – Amber Evans, Caitlin Cawley, Humay Gasimzade, Ford Fourqurean, Issei Herr, and Sam Zagnit – gave the first performance of my "What Goes Unsaid", on a program of works by composer-performers and improvisers, Aaron Garcia, Anna Heflin, Shelley Washington, Sam Zagnit, Caitlin Cawley, and Ford Fourqurean. More information here.

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Apr
4
7:00 PM19:00

TACTUS @ MSM

Excited (and mortified) to be performing Milton Babbitt's magnificent A Solo Requiem with Amber Evans (soprano) and Edward Forstman (piano).

Program also includes works by Andrew Norman, Bun-Ching Lam, Toru Takemitsu, and Iannis Xenakis. Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music. Admission is free.

Preconcert talk at 7, music at 7:30.

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Mar
13
7:30 PM19:30

Amber Evans's "Grad Marathon"

Ensemble piano in a performance of Philippe Leroux's "VOI(REX)" for soprano and small ensemble, accompanying the fabulous Amber Evans. Other works on the program include premieres by Lisa Atkinson, Christopher Healey, Fionn Connolly, Jakob Bragg, as well as works by Saariaho and Nono.

Manhattan School of Music
Bossi Comelli-Studio (7:30 PM), Greenfield Hall (~8:30PM)

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Feb
12
7:30 PM19:30

TACTUS @ MSM

George Crumb's "Yesteryear", with Amber Evans (soprano), Caitlin Cawley (percussion), and Jonathan Clancy (percussion). Program also includes works by Michael Gordon, Luciano Berio, Juri Seo, and Daniel Bernard Roumain.

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Dec
7
7:30 PM19:30

TACTUS @ MSM

My final concert of the semester! I'll be playing music by Eric Wubbels ("alphabeta") and Alvin Singleton ("Inside-out"); the rest of this thrilling program includes works by Elliott Carter ("A Mirror in Which to Dwell"), Philippe Hurel ("Loops III"), and Melinda Wagner ("Wick").

Free admission. Greenfield Hall, Manhattan School of Music.

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