Jun
21
Jun 25

Presentation: Violin Phase at MinSoc 2017

Presenting a lecture-recital on Violin Phase at the Sixth International Conference on Music and Minimalism in Knoxville TN. Go to the website for more schedule info!

Go! http://www.niefnorf.org/minsoc2017registration/

Aug
4
7:00 pm19:00

Creed with Wordless Music Orchestra

  • Prospect Park Bandshell

On Friday, August 4, BRIC and Wordless Music present the live score world premiere of CREED: Ryan Coogler’s thrilling 2015 re-imagining of the ROCKY saga, as told through the story of Apollo Creed’s determined underdog son, Adonis, played by Michael B. Jordan, and co-starring Sylvester Stallone. For this very special event, Wordless Music Orchestra will be led and conducted onstage by the score’s original composer.

Aug
10
7:00 pm19:00

Selma with Wordless Music Orchestra

  • Prospect Park Bandshell

 

On Thursday, August 10, BRIC and Wordless Music present the live score world premiere of SELMA: Ava DuVernay’s 2014 historical drama based on the 1965 Montgomery to Selma march led by Martin Luther King, Jr. and John Lewis. For this very special event, Wordless Music Orchestra will be joined onstage by the score’s original composer, Jason Moran, and led by conductor Ryan McAdams.


May
25
7:00 pm19:00

CT-SwAM at the Knockdown Center

Improvising in a massive spatial setup at the Knockdown Center in Ridgewood, with a bunch of other folks - check out Daniel Neumann's stuff at https://ctswam.org/

May
13
8:30 pm20:30

Alarm Will Sound @ Merkin Hall, NYC

  • 129 West 67th Street New York, NY, 10023 United States

Playing music by Icelandic producer/composer/engineer Valgeir Sigurðsson who has worked with artists such as Björk, Brian Eno, Feist, and Sigur Ròs; excerpts from the soundtrack to the television show "Hannibal" by musician and composer Brian Reitzell; Common Fate by American composer/musician Tyondai Braxton; two works by British composer and sound artist Matt Rogers (Game Show Outpatient); and Aphex Twin’s minipops 67 arranged by Chris Thompson.

May
10
8:00 pm20:00

Alarm Will Sound @ St. Louis, MO

  • The Sheldon

Hanging out with the fun folks at AWS. Music by Icelandic producer/composer/engineer Valgeir Sigurðsson who has worked with artists such as Björk, Brian Eno, Feist, and Sigur Ròs; excerpts from the soundtrack to the television show "Hannibal" by musician and composer Brian Reitzell; Common Fate by American composer/musician Tyondai Braxton; two works by British composer and sound artist Matt Rogers (Game Show Outpatient); and Aphex Twin’s minipops 67 arranged by Chris Thompson.

Apr
29
8:00 pm20:00

seven)suns with RighteousGIRLS

  • Bruno Walter Auditorium

Hanging out with friends from seven)suns to make an appearance with flute/piano duo RighteousGIRLS at Bruno Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center. Have you had enough stylized capitalization yet? I didn't think so.

Feb
19
3:00 pm15:00

North/South Midwinter Fest

  • 120 West 69th Street New York, NY, 10023 United States

Works by Arthur Gottschalk, David Maves, Lan-in Winnie Yang, Margarita Zelanaia.

Jan
13
8:00 pm20:00

Warp Trio and Americana

  • Holy Trinity Inwood

Playing a show in Inwood!

Dvorak: Symphony No. 9, mvmt 1 (1893)
Still: Poem for Orchestra (1944)
arp Trio: Triple Concerto for Piano Trio (2017)  
  Joshua Henderson, violin
  Mikael Darmanie, keyboards
  Ju Young Lee, cello
Featuring choreography by Mara Driscoll with the dancers: Dannys Gonzalez, Lucia Jackson, Elisa Toro Franky and Elliott Keller.

Jan
8
3:00 pm15:00

North/South's New Year Celebration

  • 120 West 69th Street New York, NY, 10023 United States

Playing with the North/South Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Max Lifchitz and featuring violinists Mio Takeda and Lynn Bechtold.

CARSON COOMAN - Fantasia & Jig
VICTOR KIOULAPHIDES - Mostly Motown
MAX LIFCHITZ - Brightness Aloft
WILLIAM TOUTANT - Suite for Strings

Dec
4
2:00 pm14:00

Pockets of Time with Melody Loveless

  • 2 MetroTech Center Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States

Pockets of Time is an experimental multisensory performance that explores the role and presence of memory in our lives through all of the senses, including taste and smell. Some subjects it touches on include questioning what memories taste like and how ideas and memories influence our perception. The piece would take place between two larger rooms with a small hallway/room connecting between the two. Performances will occur in an intimate space as the staging is aimed to push the senses.

Dec
3
10:00 pm22:00

Pockets of Time with Melody Loveless

  • 2 MetroTech Center Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States

Pockets of Time is an experimental multisensory performance that explores the role and presence of memory in our lives through all of the senses, including taste and smell. Some subjects it touches on include questioning what memories taste like and how ideas and memories influence our perception. The piece would take place between two larger rooms with a small hallway/room connecting between the two. Performances will occur in an intimate space as the staging is aimed to push the senses.

Dec
3
2:00 pm14:00

Pockets of Time with Melody Loveless

  • 2 MetroTech Center Brooklyn, NY, 11201 United States

Pockets of Time is an experimental multisensory performance that explores the role and presence of memory in our lives through all of the senses, including taste and smell. Some subjects it touches on include questioning what memories taste like and how ideas and memories influence our perception. The piece would take place between two larger rooms with a small hallway/room connecting between the two. Performances will occur in an intimate space as the staging is aimed to push the senses.

Nov
19
7:30 pm19:30

Wordless Music Orchestra: The Tree of Life

  • 30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11217 United States

BAM and Wordless Music present the U.S. live premiere of Terrence Malick’s (Badlands, Days of HeavenTHE TREE OF LIFE, with 100 members of the Wordless Music Orchestra and Choir performing to a full screening of Malick’s 2011 masterpiece

Nov
18
7:30 pm19:30

Wordless Music Orchestra: The Tree of Life

  • 30 Lafayette Avenue Brooklyn, NY, 11217 United States

BAM and Wordless Music present the U.S. live premiere of Terrence Malick’s (Badlands, Days of Heaven) THE TREE OF LIFE, with 100 members of the Wordless Music Orchestra and Choir performing to a full screening of Malick’s 2011 masterpiece.

Oct
23
3:00 pm15:00

Oboe Quartets: Phantasy Quartet Project

  • Church of the Heavenly Rest

Presented by Double Entendre Music Ensemble, oboist Christa Robinson leads The Phantasy Quartet in a performance of oboe quartet masterpieces, old and new. In addition to works by Mozart, Britten, and Bresnick, the program includes the world premiere of Anna Dagmar's beautiful Governed By the Thrumming of my Mothers Spinning Wheel.
 

Zabur with Mimesis Ensemble
Oct
16
2:00 pm14:00

Zabur with Mimesis Ensemble

  • Stern Auditorium at Carnegie Hall

Zabur, an oratorio commissioned in 2015 by the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and composed by New York-based Mohammed Fairouz, with a libretto by playwright Najla Said, receives its New York City premiere. The work is paired opposite Britten’s Les Illuminations.

Oct
15
8:00 pm20:00

Oboe Quartets: Phantasy Quartet Project

  • Old Stone House

Presented by Double Entendre Music Ensemble, oboist Christa Robinson leads The Phantasy Quartet in a performance of oboe quartet masterpieces, old and new. In addition to works by Mozart, Britten, and Bresnick, the program includes the world premiere of Anna Dagmar's beautiful Governed By the Thrumming of my Mothers Spinning Wheel.

Aug
3
7:00 pm19:00

Manhattan Camerata, Tango Fado at Lincoln Center

  • Damrosch Park

Join the Manhattan Camerata at the Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival on Wednesday, August 3rd at Damrosch Park!  This year marks the 45th season of the festival, and good news, the concert is absolutely FREE! 

The Manhattan Camerata will be performing music from their most recent album, the Tango Fado Project, with living legend Daniel Binelli, arguably the greatest bandoneón player alive; Polly Ferman, virtuoso pianist from Uruguay; Nathalie Pires, one of the greatest fado singers of her generation; and Manhattan Camerata founders Pedro Henriques da Silva on Portuguese guitar and Lucía Caruso on piano; with the amazing strings of the Manhattan Camerata. 

Our performance will be followed by Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca at 8pm. It is advised to arrive no later than 6:30pm to get a good spot! 

Jul
13
7:00 pm19:00

#SingHerName with The Dream Unfinished

  • The Great Hall at Cooper Union

Presented by The Dream Unfinished, Sing Her Name is an  orchestral and choral concert whose purpose is to amplify the voices of women involved in the #BlackLivesMatter movement. #SingHerName will be held on July 12, 2016, to mark the one-year anniversary of Sandra Bland's passing. The concert will feature a community choir of cis and transgender women, who will perform music by composers such as Florence Price and Ethel Smyth, to be accompanied by The Dream Unfinished orchestra. The concert will also include the world premiere of a new work by composer Courtney Bryan. Proceeds from the concert will go towards Black Women's Blueprint as well as the Center for Constitutional Rights. In addition to musical selections, #SingHerName will include appearances by notable figures such as Terrance McKnight, Gina Belafonte, and others. 

Diffusion Study I: Electroacoustic Works by Saariaho
May
14
8:00 pm20:00

Diffusion Study I: Electroacoustic Works by Saariaho

  • Scholes Street Studio

See electroacoustic works by Saariaho, including

Jardin Secret I for tape
...de la terre for violin, performed by Maya Bennardo
NoaNoa for flute, performed by Roberta Michel
Vent Nocturne for viola, performed by Rick Quantz
Frises for violin, performed by me

with interludes of me setting up microphones and fretting over mixer (except when Izzi is doing it)

Apr
21
8:00 pm20:00

Lars from Mars

  • 55 Washington Square South New York, NY, 10012 United States

Music by Lars Graugaard at Judson Memorial Hall.

Doctoral Recital #2
Apr
10
8:00 pm20:00

Doctoral Recital #2

  • 35 West 4th Street, Room 303 New York NY 10031 United States

Works by Finnish Composer Kaija Saariaho (Nymphéa for string quartet and electronics [1987]; Nocturne for solo violin [1994]; Calices for violin and piano [2009]; Frises for violin and electronics [2011]), Polish composer Witold Lutoslawski (Partita for violin and piano [1984]), and French composer Olivier Messiaen (Theme and Variations for violin and piano [1932]).