Love on Film

I was commissioned by Black House Collective (Kansas City, MO) to write a short chamber opera for their 2014 New Operas Project. This is a unique one: the operas (five of them from five different composers) will be presented on-book,

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Love on Film

I was commissioned by Black House Collective (Kansas City, MO) to write a short chamber opera for their 2014 New Operas Project. This is a unique one: the operas (five of them from five different composers) will be presented on-book,

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Ross McElwee’s “Sherman’s March” (1986)

(2014, 15′)

Chamber Opera in One Act, with Film / Libretto based on a transcript from an excerpt of Ross McElwee’s film Sherman’s March

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Ross McElwee’s “Sherman’s March” (1986)

(2014, 15′)

Chamber Opera in One Act, with Film / Libretto based on a transcript from an excerpt of Ross McElwee’s film Sherman’s March

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Theseus and the Minotaur

(2014, open duration) / Commissioned by the Asian Young Musicians Connection

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Theseus and the Minotaur

(2014, open duration) / Commissioned by the Asian Young Musicians Connection

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Board Game

I have been getting the new piece, Theseus and the Minotaur, ready for its premiere in Taipei at the end of June. This is the first time that I have attempted to create a game (a board game!) as a

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Board Game

I have been getting the new piece, Theseus and the Minotaur, ready for its premiere in Taipei at the end of June. This is the first time that I have attempted to create a game (a board game!) as a

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FlipCamp!

I’m spending a part of the week in Newark, Delaware at FlipCamp Music Theory 2014, an un-conference focused on topics in music theory pedagogy. It has been immensely helpful to hear about how my colleagues around the country have been

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FlipCamp!

I’m spending a part of the week in Newark, Delaware at FlipCamp Music Theory 2014, an un-conference focused on topics in music theory pedagogy. It has been immensely helpful to hear about how my colleagues around the country have been

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Percussion / Dance

I’m really excited to be heading to Taipei for the premiere of Theseus and the Minotaur, presented by the Asian Young Musicians Connection. This will be the first outing for my new boardgame piece, and my colleague David Jones is

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Percussion / Dance

I’m really excited to be heading to Taipei for the premiere of Theseus and the Minotaur, presented by the Asian Young Musicians Connection. This will be the first outing for my new boardgame piece, and my colleague David Jones is

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Playtesting

I have been commissioned by the Asian Young Musicians Connection out in Taipei, Taiwan to write a new piece for two percussionists. The composer mentor for this year’s AYMC is Richard Tsang (Hong Kong), and he has written extensively about

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Playtesting

I have been commissioned by the Asian Young Musicians Connection out in Taipei, Taiwan to write a new piece for two percussionists. The composer mentor for this year’s AYMC is Richard Tsang (Hong Kong), and he has written extensively about

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She Can Touch You

Just finished another aria from Heartbreak Express. This one is for the countertenor of the ensemble, who will play Ms Parton’s assistant. The aria will be part of Rhymes With Opera’s concert at York College CUNY on April 29. Check

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She Can Touch You

Just finished another aria from Heartbreak Express. This one is for the countertenor of the ensemble, who will play Ms Parton’s assistant. The aria will be part of Rhymes With Opera’s concert at York College CUNY on April 29. Check

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New Opera Takeover

Rhymes With Opera will be represented by Elisabeth Halliday at the next Otherwise Unsung: New Opera Takeover event, curated by Rachel Peters. The show will take place at the Cornelia Street Cafe on Monday 3/24. Elisabeth will be singing “Ease

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New Opera Takeover

Rhymes With Opera will be represented by Elisabeth Halliday at the next Otherwise Unsung: New Opera Takeover event, curated by Rachel Peters. The show will take place at the Cornelia Street Cafe on Monday 3/24. Elisabeth will be singing “Ease

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New Music Bake Sale

I just conducted the premiere of “Ease This Burden”, an aria from my opera project Heartbreak Express, with a libretto by John Clum, as part of the New Music Bake Sale at Rouleete (Brooklyn, NY) on March 16, 2014. This

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New Music Bake Sale

I just conducted the premiere of “Ease This Burden”, an aria from my opera project Heartbreak Express, with a libretto by John Clum, as part of the New Music Bake Sale at Rouleete (Brooklyn, NY) on March 16, 2014. This

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