Commissions in progress


  • Project [BLANK], San Diego, CA – The Robots
  • Ben Richter, accordion


  • Brightwork newmusic and HEX Ensemble – Without History, without Pain (poem by Warren Liu)
  • Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, for JACK Quartet – Moveable Feast
  • Indexical, Santa Cruz, CA – The Language of Birds
  • American Modern Opera Company, New York – How to Fall Apart
  • Synchromy, Los Angeles, CA – Bírria


8/18/23: co-incidence Festival, Neufelden, Austria.

7/22/23: Bírria performed by HATCH ensemble at Ottawa Chamberfest.

7/22/23: Bírria performed by HATCH ensemble at BIGLAKE Festival in Prince Edward County, Canada.

7/18/23: Bírria performed by HATCH ensemble at Toronto Summer Music Festival.

6/26/23: How to Be a Bat / Moveable Feast at Dog Star Festival, Los Angeles.

5/7/23: Bird Talk Tubes installation remounted at Urban Birds at the Audubon Center at Debs Park, presented by Synchromy.

5/7/23: Bird Talk Tubes installation remounted at Urban Birds at Arlington Gardens, presented by Synchromy.

4/15/23: Our glass bodies at HEAR NOW Music Festival, 2220 Arts and Archives, Los Angeles.

3/27/23: Chamber Cartel performs Sky Doesn’t Talk for the 2023 SoundNOW Festival at Kopleff Recital Hall, Georgia State University, Atlanta.

3/4/23: Emma-rose Bauman performs Stomachs of Ravens at California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA.

2/25/23: Peter Ko performs rara avis, Conrad Prebys Music Center, UC San Diego, La Jolla.

2/24/23: The Ensemble at CalArts performs Oceans in oceans, Valencia, CA.

2/10, 2/11/23: AMOC performs How to Fall Apart at Baryshnikov Arts Center, New York City.


12/9/22: Book Launch of Going out – Walking, Listening, Soundmaking edited by Elena Biserna, including a score for Human Windchimes, Q-02, Brussels, Belgium.

11/4/22: Salisbury University Percussion Ensemble performs Adagio at University of Maryland-Baltimore County.

10/25/22: Salisbury University Percussion Ensemble performs Adagio at Salisbury University Salisbury, MD.

10/11/22: HEX and Brightwork newmusic premiere Without History, Without Pain to poem by Warren Liu on Interstitial: A Book of Musical Stories, Newman Recital Hall, Thornton School of Music, Los Angeles

10/6/22: JACK Quartet premieres Moveable Feast at Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik, Austria.

9/22-9/24/22: The Language of Birds presented by Indexical and MAH, Santa Cruz.

8/20/22: Curated program with works by Laura Steenberge on the High Line presented by Qubit, New York City.

6/11/22: How to Fall Apart premiered by Jay Campbell, Julia Eichten, Keir GoGwilt, Yiannis Logothetis, and Matilda Sakamoto at Zalk Theater, Ojai Festival.

6/9/22: Live arrangements of CURB Assemblages and a new arrangement of Absence of reliable ghosts for tenor, violin, piano, and reader, performed by Divya Victor, Paul Appleby, Keir GoGwilt and myself on A Passageway Between Shores at Ojai Presbyterian Church, Ojai Festival.

5/17/22: Assembling Bodies, portrait concert presented by the American Academy in Berlin at silent green, Berlin.

5/8/22: Margo Harms performs VIN DIESEL = I END LIVES, California Institute of the Arts.

4/14/22: loadbang performs Absence of reliable ghosts at Penn State University, State College, PA.

4/9/22: Aperture Duo performs My Loves Are in America at Disney Hall, Los Angeles.

4/10/22: NMC performs Oceans in oceans, Steam Whistle Brewery Toronto.

4/9/22: Aperture Duo performs My Loves Are in America at Disney Hall, Los Angeles.

3/25/22: loadbang performs Absence of reliable ghosts at Opera America, New York City.

3/19/22: Contiuum performs cold mountains, one belt, heart-break green, Toronto.

3/17/22: Carlota Cáceres performs Adagio in the VANG. Músicas en vanguardia series at the CentroCentro, Madrid.

3/9/22: Matt LeVeque performs What we swallow turns around at Roy O. Disney Hall, California Institute of the Arts.

2/18/22: Aperture Duo releases Aperture Duo album with My Loves Are in America.

1/8-1/9/22: Synchromy presents Brightwork New Music performing Bírria along with other companion pieces to Stockhausen’s Tierkreis.


11/30/21: Guest at graduate composition colloquium, UC San Diego.

11/15-22: How to Fall Apart workshop with AMOC, BAC, New York.

10/4/21: OSSIA New Music at the Eastman School of Music performs Oceans in oceans.

10/1/21: CSU Long Beach New Music Ensemble directed by Cameron Johnston performs Declaration at Daniel Recital Hall, Long Beach.

10/12/21: Berglind Tomasdottir releases Ethereality album with Stomachs of Ravens listed as one of 20 albums of the year by 5:4.

9/28/21: Guest at Prof. Yvette Jackson/s Introduction to Composition, Harvard University.

7/26-8/1/21: Guest faculty at Nief-norf Composer-Performer-Improviser Summit. Keynote address on 7/26/21.

7/26/21: Portrait concert at KM28 in Berlin featuring Judith Hamann, Jess Aszodi, Michiko Ogawa, Nina Guo, Sarah Saviet, and Manuel Pessoa de Lima performing rara avis, Persimmons, How to Assemble, The Movement of Glass Through a House, and Hand Catching Flour.

7/5/21: Video of Orange Event #7 on Southland’s Orange Events.

June: CURB 4 featured on The Ear in Earth podcast on experimental music and poetry.

6/21/21: Octopus steals crab from fisherman premiered at 2021 Joint Congress of the World Carillon Federation and The Guild of Carillonneurs in North America.

3/25/33: loadbang performs Absence of reliable ghosts at Longy’s Divergent Studio, Cambridge, MA.

6/11-6/17/21: Faculty at Sunset ChamberFest Young Composers Workshop.

5/14/21: Talk on Haut Bois Talk Show with Daniel Allas and Tamzin Elliott.

5/6/21: Lawn (arid) and Lawn (temperate) played on Encircling CURB, virtual event, Nightboat Books.

4/27/21: CURB webspace launch, featuring CURB assemblages, based on poetry by Divya Victor.

4/8/21: Guest at Prof. Rebecca Marchand’s seminar Orpheus in Music, Boston Conservatory at Berklee.

3/29/21: Private Ocean screened as part of NO HAY BANDA Videofest.

3/26, 3/28/21: Some Dragons performed by Batya MacAdam-Somer, El Salon, San Ysidro, Project [Blank]. Article in KPBS

3/17-3/21/21: Speaking of Water performed as part of SWELL, online theatrical production supported by NYC Women’s Fund.

2/27/21: Ekmeles performs fly blue between light online.

1/9/21: Beijing AIR Collective performs Relationships with Gravity with guqin, erhu, piano, percussion, and video, at the 77 Theater, Beijing.


Other Forests, for string quartet with mobile transducers and Rainforest Object Orchestra, commissioned by Southland Ensemble and P.I.E.

rara avis, for cellist Charles Curtis (begins at 4:25, based on a bass viol tune by Anonymous which precedes and follows the piece on the program presented by SASSAS at the Schindler House.)