every tree

August 26th, 2015

Sound installation @ Hand Art Center from August 14‐October 17, 2015. Fall exhibit reception on Friday, August 28 from 6-8pm. The palm court is one of the most photographed locations on Stetson University’s DeLand campus. Pictures of it can be seen in brochures and on the website. Visitors pause by the fountain and try to frame [...]

every tree installation

August 8th, 2015

During the first week in August, I spent the majority of my time installing every tree in the Hand Art Center. Below is a selection of images that I posted to social media to share the installation process with others along the way. Many thanks for the HAC staff for their assistance with the painting. [...]

SOUND exhibit @ APSU

January 17th, 2015

Austin Peay State University is currently featuring an exhibit focused on sound artists from the Southeastern USA. I was honored to have my piece attack included in this diverse collection of work curated by Michael Dickins and Barry Jones. If you are in that area of the country, be sure to visit the Trahern Gallery in Clarksville, TN [...]

harbour view

September 18th, 2012

4 channel sound installation @ Bergen Center for Electronic Arts for B-open. Being new to Bergen, I have really enjoyed the landscape that surrounds the city and how different it is from my home in Florida. When BEK invited me to develop a sound installation in their project room for B-open, I took as my [...]

attack @ Third Practice

November 5th, 2011

Third Practice @ University of Richmond From November 4-5, I attended this year’s Third Practice, an annual festival of electronic music curated by Benjamin Broening. The program included one of my recent fixed media compositions, attack, on the Saturday afternoon concert. I had heard about this festival for a number of years, so it was an [...]

attack

February 4th, 2011

Spring 2011 New Music Concert: “Sounds New” @ Lee Chapel, Stetson University in DeLand, FL. My iTunes library is a wealth of sound material waiting to be tapped. For attack, I explored the possibilities of using this diverse set of songs as a starting point for a sound composition. Using only a short segment from [...]

also apply @ SEAMUS 2011

January 28th, 2011

SEAMUS 2011 @ University of Miami From January 20-22, I attended the 2011 Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States national conference with 6 of my Digital Arts students from Stetson. My piece “also apply” was featured in the Genelec Listening Room. I found it to be a nice, relaxed atmosphere for featured composers [...]

then I will be

February 5th, 2010

Spring 2010 New Music Concert: “Outside the Box” @ Lee Chapel, Stetson University in DeLand, FL.  Featuring Kristie Born on piano. This piece continues my exploration of the potential for laptops in chamber music settings.  The piano controls the momentum by choosing from among the musical materials on each page of the score, and in [...]

discourages the kinds of

February 6th, 2009

Spring 2009 Faculty Composers Recital @ Elizabeth Hall Auditorium, Stetson University in DeLand, FL.  Featuring David Plakon on guitar. This piece is a first attempt to couple my laptop performance system with another live musician.  The electric guitar improvises using short motives that are captured by the laptop.  This sonic material is processed and looped [...]

here among

March 18th, 2008

Spring 2008 Faculty Composers Recital @ Elizabeth Hall Auditorium, Stetson University in DeLand, FL. Go-Go-Go.  Music is usually the place where I take refuge, find calm, enjoy meditation.  Not this time.  My hectic pace spills over into the sound and hurries the notes, infuses energy, excites the ear.  Must slow down.  The harmonic language fights [...]