August 3, 2018 - The Clarosa Quartet
gave a stunning performance this evening of the premiere of my new piano quartet Vasilissa the Invincible
at the Kingston Chamber Music Festival
. Huge thanks to the Quartet and to Festival Director Natalie Zhu
and to everyone on the board of the Festival for making this happen!
July 20, 2018 - I am honored to have been awarded the Edward T. Cone Fellowship in Music from the Bogliasco Foundation
in Italy. I will be in residence at the Foundation in April and May 2019.
May 20, 2018 - Violist-composer Kurt Rohde
and pianist-composer Jared Redmond
gave the premiere of my work Contemplation on Vanessa in the Boneset
this past weekend in a series of concerts in the Bay Area full of great new music for viola. I was fortunate enough to catch the Berkeley concert this afternoon — so glad to be on the program with these fantastic composers and performers!
April 5, 2018 - I'm thrilled to share the exciting news that I have received a Fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
. My thanks to the Foundation, and to the administration at Illinois State University
, who have agreed to let me take a leave of absence during my Fellowship year, which begins this fall. Many congratulations, too, to the other very deserving composers who received Guggenheim Fellowships this year!
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