Intermedia with Moorefield

December 1st, 2016

The largest project for me in 2016 was another chance to collaborate with composer Virgil Moorefield. Like in 2014, I worked for months in advance of the proposed performance dates to achieve some of the effects Virgil wanted. Most of this preliminary work centered on programing for a Microsoft Kinect gaming system so that it [...]

Chakra Spiral by Moorefield

April 11th, 2015

Last November, I travelled to Zürich to work with Virgil Moorefield and his Bicontinental Pocket Orchestra. The performance was the result of months of programming by myself, as well as other preparations by a top notch team of individuals. Now there is video of the new intermedia work we premiered at the Kunsthaus, Chakra Spiral. You can watch [...]

Water Bottle & Spray Paint

February 18th, 2012

Spring 2012 Faculty Composers Recital @ Lee Chapel, Stetson University in DeLand, FL.  Co-composed and performed with Hunter Lee. These two pieces explore the musical potential of discarded, non-musical objects and are both created using a single item as the source of all sound objects heard in the works.  Layers are built by two laptop [...]

MPG in Miami

January 28th, 2012

12 Nights Electronic Music and Art @ Harold Golen Gallery in Miami, FL Just before finals last semester, Matt Roberts and I lead a group of advanced Digital Arts majors to Miami during Art Basel where we performed together as Mobile Performance Group, our student-faculty new media collective and laptop ensemble.  We presented all new material inspired by [...]

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 [...]

Fuel Efficiency @ Hatter Halftime

March 5th, 2010

The athletics office here at Stetson called me up a while back and asked if anybody would be interested in doing a basketball halftime performance.  They asked for something unusual and unexpected.  I put together a special group called Fuel Efficiency: Nathan Wolek (laptop sequencing), Stephen Garza (guitar & loop effects), Patrick Sante (bass), Eric [...]

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 [...]

desire for 2009

December 8th, 2009

Beauty, Horror and Silence @ Harold Golen Gallery in Miami, FL Recording of this weekend’s performance is now available.  Thanks again to Juraj Kojs for the invite to perform in Miami.  I enjoyed hanging out with him, Paula Matthusen, Scott Miller, Michael McCurdy and the others before during and after the show on Sunday. desire for [...]

Silence in Miami

December 5th, 2009

Beauty, Horror  and Silence @ Harold Golen Gallery in Miami, FL This weekend, I will be performing as part of this three day event that ends the 2009 12 Nights concert series. It coincides with Art Basel Miami, one of the biggest art festivals in North America. The series of concerts was curated by Juraj Kojs, who [...]

Panaiotis

September 15th, 2009

Guest & Faculty Recital @ Lee Chapel, Stetson University in DeLand, FL. With support from the Artist and Lecturers Committee, I invited Panaiotis to visit our campus for several lectures in my courses and an evening concert. This engagement ended up being a reunion with a former collaborator in Nandu Muley and a former student [...]