San Jose Chamber Orchestra Commission
A new work for string orchestra that draws on California's diverse and beautiful natural landscape and dazzling computer-generated art images by mathematician and artist Frank Farris. The piece will be performed with these fantastical symmetric creations projected above the orchestra in a fusion of music and vibrant mathematical imagery. Learn more about the work of Frank Farris. Premiere Date: March 25, 2018 with the San Jose Chamber Orchestra, Barbara Day Turner, cond.
Native New Yorker and Amores Monutņos in Santa Fe
Met Orchestra Musicians Patricia Zuber, flute and Greg Zuber, principal percussion perform live-to-picture the award-winning Native New Yorker (Best Documentary Short Tribeca Film Festival) considered one of the best avant-garde films since 2000 and screened at the National Gallery in Wash., D.C. Also on the program is Amores Montuņos for flute and marimba composed for Pat and Greg. August 19, 2017, San Miguel Chapel, Santa Fe, NM, 4PM
Piccola Accademia degli Specchi
Recording four pieces with Rome-based ensemble Piccola Accademia degli Specchi (PADS) at La Strada Recording Studio April 17 - 20, 2017: The Starry Dynamo for pierrot ensemble, Camille composed for PADS, Clouds and Flames for piano trio and, Motions of Return for flute and piano for an upcoming album release on Belarca Records.
Guest Artist at Reinhardt
March 14 - March 17, 2017. Performances and talks at Reinhardt University Contemporary Arts Festival including Seven Scenes for Four Flutes, the song cycle Scatter My Ashes for mezzo soprano and piano, Quiet Rhythms no. 30 for solo piano, and a new Olivia Kieffer arrangement of Quiet Rhythms no. 4 for chamber ensemble.
NEW WORK for Marimba and Organ
Commissioned by the renown duo Organized Rhythm to compose a new work for marimba and pipe organ. The duo features Grammy award-winning multi-percussionist Joseph Gramley on marimba and Clive Driskill-Smith on organ. It will be premiered on a program including Copeland and Holst at the San Luis Obispo Performing Arts Center, February 19 at 3 p.m.

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