1/20/17: Begin again (talk with parrots), for field recording and guqin, is included on Notes from Sub-Underground, a compilation in protest of Inauguration Day organized by Kara Feely and Travis Just – all proceeds go to the ACLU.
1/24-1/30/17: co-incidence residency at Washington Street Gallery, Somerville, MA
1/27/17: Once Far, Now Hear – solo sets by guest artists, including This is a scream.
1/29/17: From Sunrise until Completion – new works performed by co-incidence ensemble, including In 1839 it was considered elegant to take a tortoise out walking.
2/6/17: Mark Menzies performs Regarding chickens, death as part of 4:7 at REDCAT, Los Angeles.
2/14/17: Mocrep performs Human Windchimes at Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Frequency Festival.
2/24/17: The Mussels for Wild Rumpus, inspired by Divya Victor’s The Mussels, at First Unitarian Universalist Society of San Francisco.
3/21/17: Supermarket Music with Berglind Tómasdóttir at Bonus, Reykjavik.
3/23/17: Berglind Tómasdóttir performs Britney Whitney Clark Kent Is Not a Disguise at Brunel University, London.
4/6/17: Keir GoGwilt premieres Study on Westhoff Suite No.5 for violin, Conrad Prebys Music Center, San Diego.
4/7/17: Caleb Herron performs What We Swallow Turns Around at Midtown Players Club on SoundNOW Festival, Atlanta.
4/15/17: Equilibrium Ensemble performs Made in China, Made in California at New School of Music, Cambridge, MA.
4/19/17: On Structure performs Tragedy at Experimental Theater, Conrad Prebys Music Center, San Diego.
5/28/17: The 24: Practicing Slow and In 1839 it was considered elegant to take a tortoise walking at Qubit’s Sound Space Simulation at The Dimenna Center for Classical Music, New York City.
6/7/17: NOISE BIAS performs works by Kelley Sheehan, Pamela Z, Emily Koh, Judy Jackson, and Carolyn Chen at Slate Arts, Chicago.
6/21/17: Sarah Compton, Erin Snedecor, David Floyd, and Daniel Schreiner perform Sentence for quartet at Nief-Norf Festival in Knoxville, TN.
6/24/17: DieOrdnungDerDinge performs Adagio on If You Know What I Mean, Kontraklang at Heimathafen Neukölln, Berlin.
7/8/17: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella at Carillon in Berlin-Tiergarten.
7/14/17: The Syndicate for New Arts performs a new quintet arrangement of Our Glass Bodies on It Looks Like It’s Open: The Syndicate at It Looks Like It’s Open with Shred van Winkle, Columbus, OH.
7/16/17: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella at Collégiale St-Vincent, Soignies, Belgium.
7/18/17: The Syndicate for New Arts performs Our Glass Bodies in Cincinnati at Chase Public: The Syndicate for the New Arts & Brianna Matzke + Annie Gordon
7/20/17: The Syndicate for New Arts performs Our Glass Bodies in Kalamazoo at First Congreagational Church: The Syndicate at First Congregational UCC Kalamazoo
7/22/17: The Syndicate for New Arts performs Our Glass Bodies in Buffalo at Daily Planet Coffee Co. Inc.: Sotte Voce Collective x The Syndicate for the New Arts
7/22/17: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella at De Lebuïnustoren, Deventer, the Netherlands.
7/28/17: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella at Sint-Quintinuskathedraal, Hasselt, Belgium.
7/31/17: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella at Sint-Niklaaskerk, Neerpelt, Belgium.
8/4/17: Guqin performance on Underwolf at the Outhaus, Los Angeles.
8/5/17: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella at Centralia Carillon, Centralia, IL.
12/8/16: Jetpack Bellerive presents Adagio on Problems at harpe 45 in Lausanne, Switzerland.
12/3/16: Guqin performance at SASSAS Soundspark series, Children’s Theatre West Hollywood Library 625 North San Vicente Boulevard West Hollywood, CA 90069.
11/30/16: The woods are miles to sleep to sleep on Travelling Tunes // Travelling Sounds, New Music Conflagration, virtual concert.
11/29/16: “Recent music: glass and struggle,” Focus on Composition, UC San Diego.
11/29/16: Guqin guest lecture, Music of Asia and Oceania, UC San Diego.
11/28/16: Ensemble Maulwerker performs Adagio at LABOR SONOR SPEZIAL, curated by Joanna Bailie, presented by in cooperation with the Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD, Kunsthaus KuLe, Auguststr. 10, 10117 Berlin.
11/20/16: Our Glass Bodies premiered by Curious Chamber Players, Bludenzer Tage zeitgemäßer Musik Festival, Austria.
11/13/16: Experimental Music Yearbook performs Adagio at Whistle Stop Bar, San Diego.
11/12/16: Experimental Music Yearbook performs Adagio at Radius Gallery, Indexical series, Santa Cruz.
11/11/16: Experimental Music Yearbook performs Adagio, for faces listening to Bruckner, at Betalevel, Los Angeles, with music by Jessie Marino, Natacha Diels, Stephanie Smith, and Ulrich Krieger.
11/6/16: Mocrep performs Clothing at BOP STOP at the Music Settlement, Cleveland, with Pamplemousse.
11/5/16: Keir GoGwilt performs Regarding Chickens, death, for violinist and imaginary chickens, Experimental Theater, San Diego.
11/4/16: Hillary Jean Frank performs Persimmons for voice, and How to Assemble a, for 6-7 voices at Che Cafe, San Diego.
10/28/16: Relationships with Gravity, Confusion of Stars, Walk for 3n legs, and Fine-Feathered Friends, new video-flute-guqin collaboration with Berglind Tómasdottir on CYCLE Festival of Music and Art, Salurinn, Kopavogur 9 p.m.
10/28/16: CYCLE presents Supermarket Music, Bónus Nýbýlavegi, Kópavogur, 4 p.m.
10/25-10/26/16: Workshop on text pieces and music for social spaces at CYCLE Festival, Kópavogur, Iceland.
10/14/16: Alexa Renger performs Regarding chickens, death – the wulf at Betalevel, Los Angeles.
9/14-10/12/16: Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, California.
8/12/16: The 24: Practicing Slow, on Music in the Expanded Field, Bessunger Knabenschule, Darmstadt Summer Course, Germany.
8/12/16: Signs of Struggle on Call: Percussion music at Edith-Stein Schule, Darmstadt Summer Course, Germany.
8/5/16: Imaginary Chickens & Friends, including Tragedy, Adagio, Circling, and Regarding chickens, death – featuring Keir GoGwilt, Celeste Oram, Viola Yip, Natacha Diels, Zach Moore – and improvisations by Katie Young, Zach Goode, Jenna Lyle at Open Space 4, Lichtenberg Schule, Darmstadt Summer Course, Germany.
7/27/16: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella for carillon at Carillon Grote Kerk Hoorn, Netherlands.
7/23/16: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella for carillon at the George Cadbury Memorial Carillon, Bournville, England.
7/16/16: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella for carillon at St.-Pieterstoren te Mol – Centrum, Leuven, Belgium.
7/16/16: Alexa Renger performs Regarding chickens, death at FAT CAT, Studio 2 des Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
7/7/16: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella for carillon at St. Hugo of the Hills Catholic Church, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan.
7/6/16: Tiffany Ng performs glass umbrella for carillon at Michigan State University’s Beaumont Tower.
6/26/16: Retro Disco, “If They Bite With All Their Might” at Kino Apollo Chur
6/25/16: Retro Disco, “If They Bite With All Their Might” at Alte Krone Biel
6/24/16: Retro Disco performs Adagio on “If They Bite With All Their Might” at Walcheturm Zurich, with music by Jannik Giger, Louis d’Heudieres, Michael Meierhofer, Katharina Rosenberger and David Sonton.
6/6-6/12/16: Sentence. for quartet at Copland House CULTIVATE workshop
5/21/16: Minds in Translation, with Grace Leslie at the wulf., L.A., featuring Grace’s Vessels, our EEG collaboration Eyes Awake, Circling, From Ditan to Chaoyangmen, and a traditional guqin performance of Remembering an Old Friend.
5/8/16: Retro Disco performs Adagio at Kompakt – Am Kompaktesten, Bundeshaus zu Wiedikon, Zurich.
4/7/16: Michael Baldwin writes on Adagio as dérive in Better Know a Weisslich: Carolyn Chen.
4/4-4/29/16: Innovator-in-residence, Innovation@CC, Colorado College, Colorado Springs
4/2/16: Other Forests for Southland Ensemble, with David Tudor’s Rainforest, at Neighborhood Church of Pasadena, presented by PIE. Reviewed by Paul Muller in Sequenza 21, Damjan Rakonjac in The Artificialist.
3/18/16: fly blue between light, by Accordant Commons at Automata, Los Angeles.
3/12, 3/13/16: DerOrdnungDerDinge performs Adagio on “If you know what I mean” at Schauspielhaus Zürich.
3/10/16: fly blue between light, microtonal voice duo, for Accordant Commons at San Diego New Music.
10/25/15: Charles Curtis premieres rara avis for cello with works by Christian Wolff, Morton Feldman, Allison Knowles, and Tobias Hume, presented by SASSAS and MAK Center for Art and Architecture at Schindler House, Los Angeles.
8/21/15: Eyes awake collaboration with Grace Leslie at Soundislands Festival, ADM Auditorium, Singapore.
7/19-8/3/15: inner lining for viola quintet, commissioned by Composers Conference and Chamber Music Workshops at Wellesley, Houghton Chapel, 7/25, 8/1.
7/5-7/8/15: Residency at at Institute for Provocation in Beijing for guqin, EEG, and electronics project with Amble Skuse and Grace Leslie. Conversations, installation, and concert with field recording, space travel, and meditation, 7/9.
Blog of our entire time in China here: http://rememberedfuturesbeijing.tumblr.com/ including posts on for composing for guqin, videos of us playing in public spaces in Beijing, and on a deserted segment of the Great Wall in Gubeikou.
7/4/15: Explorations of sound and space, improvising on guqin with Lei Luo, Zhe Lainv, Namu, Bamboo Word Room, Baiziwan Road, Shimencun No. 5, Chaoyang District, Beijing.
6/6/15: Tones bequeathed by octopus, with wenliang, thruoutin and three, at fruityshop, 17 Dongsi Toutiao Hutong, Dongcheng district, Beijing.
4/24/15: Grace Leslie performs Eyes Awake, a new collaboration for EEG and solo performer, in Daegu, South Korea.
4/9/15: Made in China, Made in California – Cica (Collaborations in Contemporary Art) presents a concert of Music & Film at W.W. Hootie Johnson Performance Hall, Columbia SC.
2/24/15: My end is my beginning at Laser Tag Sound Track, an evening of curated experimental soundtracks in a functioning laser tag facility, broadcast live as an unfolding radio narrative at Ultrazone, Los Angeles.
2/2-28/15: Residency at Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City.
1/22/15: Music for Supermarket and the Dark – a talk on social context as material, as part of re: composition, an interdisciplinary lecture series sponsored by Music in Weitz Cinema at Carleton College, hosted by Jeffrey Trevino, 8 p.m.
12/17/14: Playing in Public, concert with Berglind Tomasdottir, featuring fictional documentaries about cowgirl caravan concerts in rural Iceland and philosophies of roundness in Hangzhou, China, and electroacoustic music for flute and guqin at Stanford University’s Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics.
12/6/14: Ian Power presents Very Long and Very Slow Music for Piano, including excerpts from My Young Life Has an End (variations on variations by Sweelinck), at An die Musik in Baltimore. Works by Mieko Shiomi, Ian Power, Carolyn Chen, Erik Satie, and Alison Knowles.
12/5/14: Great Birnam Wood, for marbles/drumset, for Eric Derr, premiered on the Discovery Series at McGill University’s Schulich School of Music in Montreal. Adagio, for faces listening to Bruckner, and Pears, for two people, performed by Eric Derr and Sandra Joseph.
12/3/14: The character for ant contains the character for justice, on Experimental Music, Theory and Practice at Arts at 29 Garden, with pieces by Nomi Epstein, Christian Wollf, Clara Iannotta, Max Murray, Adi Snir, Chris Swithinbank and Samuel Wolk, led by Michael Pisaro.
11/7/14: Chris Clarino performs Threads, for ASL interpreter strung to chimes at a distance, Experimental Theater, Conrad Prebys Music Center, San Diego.
10/7-10/14: My end is my beginning, Foley sound fantasia, played at Espacio Sonoro, Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Xochimilco, Mexico as part of Muestra Internacional de Música Electroacústica MUSLAB México, 2014.
9/6/14: Excerpts from Hoods, 90-minute opera mashup of Red Riding Hood and Hekabe, performed by Jessica Aszodi, Stephanie Aston, and Natalie Moran, sopranos; Michael Matsuno, flute/bass flute; Sam Dunscombe, clarinet; Nicolee Kuester, French horn; Ryan Nestor, percussion; Judith Hamann, cello; Kyle Motl, contrabass; Stephen Lewis, conductor; recorded by Colin Zyskowski, Studio A, UCSD, 2014.
7/23/14: Oceans in Oceans, for chamber orchestra, premiered at Composers Conference, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA.
6/21-9/14/14: The woods are miles to sleep to sleep, for guqin and field recording, exhibited as part of The Tortoise and His Raincoat: Music for a Very Long Walk by Nat Evans, in Summer Field Studies at the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle.
6/19-22/14: Ensemble DieOrdnungDerDinge performs Adagio, for faces listening to Bruckner, at TAK in Kreuzberg, Berlin.
6/2/14: Just posted The woods are miles to sleep to sleep, for guqin and a recording of the Pacific Crest Trail by Nat Evans, for his The Tortoise and His Raincoat: Music for a Very Long Walk, a 2,600 mile journey and musical collaboration to be released on Quakebasket Records in 2015.
5/18/14: Ensemble Pamplemousse performs Tragedy: Love Duet at Clemente Solo Velez Cultural Center in New York.
Los Angeles – Sunday, May 11, 7 p.m. – the wulf.
San Diego – Saturday, May 17, 7 p.m. – Experimental Theatre, Conrad Prebys Music Building, UCSD
4/15/14: A spatialized screening of The movement of glass through a house, at XX, Conrad Prebys Music Center in San Diego.
4/13/14: The 24 – taichi practitioners wearing motion-sensitive oscillators sonify warm-up exercises and the Yang style 24-form sequence – at Birch Aquarium in La Jolla.
3/17/14: Luis Tabuenca performs The Sport of Cooking, for marimba and objects, at University of Arkansas.
2/9/14: Guqin performance with Wooden Fish Ensemble, Old First Concerts, San Francisco.
8/28/13: Luis Tabuenca premieres The Sport of Cooking, for marimba and objects, at Tempora Festival in Sofia, Bulgaria.
6/15/13: Mountains in Concrete, installation and performance with Anna-Maija Rissanen, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China.
6/12/13: Ensemble This / Ensemble That performs Adagio, for slow-moving faces, Flatterschafft Lokal, Basel, Switzerland.
6/6/13: Nicolee Kuester performs Overtures, a melody, San Diego, CA.
5/13/13: Chris Clarino premieres Threads, for ASL interpreter strung to chimes at a distance and a story on tape, in New York.
2/7/13: Brandon Bell performs What we swallow turns around, for timpano and objects, Houston, TX.
1/11-29/13: The movement of glass through a house, video installation, at Green Box, 天鸿美和院艺术展示中心, 杭州富阳银湖开发区320国道与九龙大道东口 (Hangzhou).
1/12/13: Pieces for Zhejiang Art Museum, Hangzhou, with Chen Meifang, Shi Ruizhang, and Shen Ruilan, as part of Elementals of Social Space, led by Bo Zheng.
12/14/12: A .giftranslation at Monaddigital.net WebExhibition, “A .gif for you,” curated by Hana Kucharovicova and Monaddigital, China Academy of Art.
12/10/12: How to assemble a, flarfplay-cantata for 6 voices, will be included in Psychiana’s upcoming issue on “Invisibility.”
11/10-17/12: Installation and performance: The movement of glass through a house – at Zhuantang Demolition District, Hangzhou, curated by Wang Ziyue.
10/31/12: Performance events: Crossing the bridge and Rocking the boat – at Xixi Wetlands Gardens, Hangzhou, curated by Liu Xiao.
9/15/12: Human Windchimes: The Menil Collection, performed by Brandon Bell, Andy Keller, and Lindsey Pietrek, Houston, TX.
8/26/12: ache bind blind break was premiered by Talea Ensemble at the Harvard Summer Composition Institute, Paine Hall, Cambridge, MA.
7/14/12: We rerecorded Momentum (a round on a poem by Heather Gordon) for the wulf., with Christine Tavolacci, Jess Basta, Adrian Tenney, and Laura Steenberge – for “rounds,” to be released on the wulf. records.
6/17/12: Persimmons, a round on poetry by Li-Young Lee, to Yvonne Wu, Karl Pilato, and the wulf. community.
3/18-4/13/12: Throw me light, for percussion trio in the dark, was premiered by NorthArc Percussion Group, Strike/ Illuminate tour – Griegakademiet, Bergen, Norway; Capitol, Stockholm, Sweden; Syddansk Musikkonservatorium, Odense, Denmark; Musikkonservatoriet i Tromsø, Norway; Bodø Kulturhus, Norway; Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
2/24/12: Britney Whitney Clark Kent Is Not A Disguise, dance dance concerto for flute and orchestra on tape – premiered by Berglind Thomasdottir, CPMC Experimental Theater, La Jolla, CA.
11/4/11: New Music for Percussion – a video of percussionist Dustin Donahue and new works by Paul Hembree, Andrew Allen, and myself.
10/25/11: Human Windchimes: Staircases of Doom – Kelli Moore, Jasmine Wang, Brian Griffeath-Loeb, Grace Leslie, and myself – “y53K,” curated by Eliza Slavet, ARTifact Gallery, Sixth College, UCSD.
10/21/11: What we swallow turns around, for timpano – premiered by Dustin Donahue, CPMC Experimental Theater, La Jolla, CA
9/18/11: Just In Case, A Few Extra Sinkings of the Sun, an amoeba sunset play – premiered by Brian Griffeath-Loeb, Maggie Hasspacher, Christian Paiz, and myself, at sunset, on Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles Road Concerts.
8/6/11: We are small and wee and we eat the house down – commissioned and premiered by The Gliss Quintet, New York
4/11/11: Wilder Shores of Love, commissioned and premiered by Petr Kotik conducting The Orchestra of the S.E.M. Ensemble and Ostravska Banda at Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, reviewed by Allan Kozinn in The New York Times and Harry Rolnick in ConcertoNet.