Season Highlights & History

2022-23 Season Highlights and Performances

  • Commission from the Koussevitzky Foundation in the Library of Congress for a work for the String Orchestra of New York City.
  • fleeting cycles of layered air (2020), Miranda Cuckson, violin
  • … becoming clear (2017), Eliesha Nelson, viola, “Cutting Edge Concerts” series,  Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, Symphony Space, New York, N,Y., September 6, 2023
  • for Clare (2021), Clare Longendyke, piano, The HAYLOFT at Dragonfly Barn, Bridgeton, ME., September 9, 2023
  • …undiluted days (2000, rev. 2013), Talea Ensemble, JACK NY, September 15, 2023
  • …for Clare, Clare Longendyke, piano, Cirigliano Studio Theatre, Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH., September 18, 2023 
  • … amid still and floating depths (2018), Momenta Quartet Festival, Momenta Quartet, Broadway Presbyterian Church, New York, N.Y., October 1,, 2023 
  • ...four dances for Boris (2004), Troy Chromatics Concert Series, Andrew Rosenblum, piano, Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, N.Y., October 1, 2023 
  • ...fleeting cycles of layered air, Miranda Cuckson, violin, Ottensen Kirche, Hamburg, Germany, October 8, 2023
  • …eight musings…. . .  revisiting memories (2005), Elisabeth Kufferath, violin,wending (2001), Elisabeth Kufferath, viola, Cirigliano Studio Theatre, Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH., October 19, 2023
  • ...her eastern light amid a cavernous dusk (1983-84), Ensemble Connect, Paul Recital Hall, Juilliard School of Music, New York, N.Y., November 16, 2023 
  • layering radiances...toward stillness (2023), Grossman Ensemble, Georgia Mills cond., Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, December 1, 2023
  • ...of radiances blossoming in expanding air (2017), “Amazing Grace” concert, Annie Jacobs-Perkins ‘cello, Post Classical Ensemble, Angel Gil-Ordonez, cond.
  • let us breathe (2020), Annie Jacobs Perkins ‘cello, Terrace Theatre, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., January 10, 2024 
  • ...stillness echoing (2023) (premiere), Jordan Bak, viola / Ashley Jackson, harp
  • wending (2001), Jordan Bak, viola, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., February 4, 2024
  • …through the filtering dawn of spreading daybright (2001), Elias Goldstein, viola, Miles Brown, bass, Gore Recital Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE., March 4, 2024, , members of ensemble dal niente:, Ammie Brod, viola, Mark Buchner, bass, Main Hall, Shaw Auditorium, HKUST, Hong Kong, China, March 8, 2024 
  • ...deepening paths of resonant light (2022) (premiere), JACK Quartet, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA., March 10 2024 
  • ...wending, Jordan Bak, viola, Cirigliano Studio Theatre, Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH., March 25, 2024 
  • ...through the filtering dawn of spreading daybright, Wendy Richman, viola, Randy Zigler, bass, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, Boston, MA, April 7, 2024 
  • ...an evolving romance for flute & piano (2005), Chiarina Chamber Players, Sarah Frishof, flute, Steven Beck, piano, St. Mary’s Church, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2024 
  • ... four dances for Boris, USC Thornton Chamber Virtuosi, Cameron Akioka, piano, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., April 21, 2024 
  • an evolving romance for flute & piano (2005), Chiarina Chamber Players, Sarah Frisof, flute, Steven Beck, piano, St. Mark's Church, Washington, D.C., April 14, 2024
  • …from within…unveiling brightness (2021) (premiere), Alisa Weilerstein, cello, Venue  TBA, Spring 2024,,,2023-2024 Highlights
  • …fleeting cycles of layered air (2020), Miranda Cuckson, violin
  • …becoming clear (2017), Eliesha Nelson, viola, “Cutting Edge Concerts” series,  Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre, Symphony Space, New York, N,Y., September 6, 2023
  • …undiluted days (2000, rev. 2013), Talea Ensemble, JACK NY, September 15, 2023
  • …amid still and floating depths (2018), Momenta Quartet Festival, Momenta Quartet, Broadway Presbyterian Church, New York, N.Y., October 1,, 2023 
  • ...fleeting cycles of layered air, Miranda Cuckson, violin, Ottensen Kirche, Hamburg, Germany, October 8, 2023
  • eight musings…revisiting memories (2005), Elisabeth Kufferath, violin
  • wending (2001), Elisabeth Kufferath, viola, Cirigliano Studio Theatre, Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH., October 19, 2023 
  • ...her eastern light amid a cavernous dusk (1983-84), Ensemble Connect, Paul Recital Hall, Juilliard School of Music, New York, N.Y., November 16, 2023 
  • ...of radiances blossoming in expanding air (2017), “Amazing Grace” concert, Annie Jacobs-Perkins ‘cello, Post Classical Ensemble, Angel Gil-Ordonez, cond.
  • let us breathe (2020), Annie Jacobs Perkins ‘cello, Terrace Theatre, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., January 10, 2024 .
  • ..stillness echoing (2023) (premiere), Jordan Bak, viola / Ashley Jackson, harp
  • wending (2001), Jordan Bak, viola, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., February 4, 2024...stillness echoing (2023) (premiere), Jordan Bak, viola / Ashley Jackson, harp
  • wending (2001), Jordan Bak, viola, Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., February 4, 2024 
  • ...through the filtering dawn of spreading daybright (2001), Elias Goldstein, viola, Miles Brown, bass, Gore Recital Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE., March 4, 2024, , members of ensemble dal niente:, Ammie Brod, viola, Mark Buchner, bass, Main Hall, Shaw Auditorium, HKUST, Hong Kong, China, March 8, 2024
  • ... deepening paths of resonant light  (2022) (premiere), JACK Quartet, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston, MA., March 10 2024,,,,,2024-2025 so far
  • …radiances spreading from a world of resonant stillness (2018), Ensemble Reconsil, REAKTOR, Vienna, Austria, September 18, 2-24 
  • ...of ringing and layered space: Jenny (2010), Clare Hammond, piano, Wye Valley Music, Brockweir, Chepstow, UK, October, 20, 2024, , Gentofte Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark, October 25, 2024, , Kariskrona International Piano Festival, Kariskrona, Sweden, October 26, 2024, , Norwich Chamber Music, Norwich, UK, November 2, 2024, , Salle Bourgie, Montreal, Canada, November 15, 2024 
  • ...through a stillness brightening (2012), Ensemble Modern, Frankfurt, Germany, Date TBA 
  • ... unfolding waves (2018) (premiere), Pina Napolitano, piano, Berlin Academy for American Music, Berlin Konzerthaus, Berlin, Germany, May or June 2025,,,,,

2021-22 Season Highlights and Performances

  • a garden of flourishing paths (2009, rev. 2017),  AXIOM Ensemble, The Julilliard School, New York, NY, January 31, 2022
  • undiluted days  (2000, rev. 2013),  Merz Trio, Merkin Hall, New York, NY, March 1, 2022
  • amid fleeting pockets of billowing radiance (1990) and let us breathe (2020), Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Darrett Adkins, soloist, New York, NY, April 14, 2022
  • amid still and floating depths (2018), Milvos Quartet, Coolidge Autoroute, Washington, D.C., June 2, 2022.  Details.
  • wending (2001), Jordan Bak, viola, Jackson Hall, Georgia Southwestern State University, September 30, 2021
  • amid fleeing pockets of billowing radiance (21990), Darret Adkins, 'cello, Cirigliano Studio Theatre, Stocker Arts Center, Lorain County Community College, Elyria, OH, September 28, 2021
  • wending (2001), Jordan Bak, viola, Live Music Meditation, Alexander Hall, Princeton University, Oct. 3, 2021
  • in soft echoes. . . a world awaits (2009), Gabriela Diaz, violin, Ashleigh Gordon, viola, Francesca McNeeley, ‘cello, An Die Musik, Baltimore, MD, October 12, 2021
  • a landscape of interior resonances (2001), Robert Fleitz, piano, Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y., October 18, 2021
  • wending (2001), Jordan Bak, viola, Bradshaw Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire,, Birmingham, UK, Nov. 3, 2021
  • wending (2001), Jordan Bak, viola, Parker Recital Hall, Brevard Music Center, November 16, 2021
  • undiluted days (2000, rev. 2013), Merz Trio, Music Worcester, Jean McDonaugh Arts Center, Worcester, MA November 21, 2021
  • to find in the glimmering air . . . a buoyant continuity of layering blue (2010)
  • Rachel Young, ‘cello, 21st Century Consort, St. Mark’s Church, Washington, D.C., December 4, 2021
  • undiluted days (2001) Merz Trio, Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts, St. Bonaventure University, St. Bonaventure, N.Y., January 21, 2022
  • a garden of flourishing paths (2008, rev. 2007) AXIOM Ensemble, Peter Jay Sharp Center, Juliard School, New York, N.Y., January 31, 2022
  • undiluted days (2000, rev. 2013) Merz Trio, Centrum Foundation, Port Townsend, Washington, February 20, 2022
  • wending (2001), Jordan Bak, viola, Shriver Hall Concert Series, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, February 26, 2022
  • undiluted days (2000, rev. 2013) Merz Trio, Hall, Kaufman Center for the Arts, New York, N.Y., March 1, 2022
  • for Clare (2021) (premiere) Clare Longendyke, piano, ETHOS New Music Society, SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia, N.Y., March 26, 2022
  • let us breathe (2020), Darrett Adkins ‘cello, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Rose Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, N.Y., April 14, 2022
  • wending (2001), Jordan Bak, viola, East Meadow Library, East Meadow, NY., May 1, 2022
  • undiluted days (2000, rev. 2013) Merz Trio, Black Box Theatre, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, M.A., May 8th & 9th, 2022
  • eight aspects of appreciation II Mathieu Garguillo, violin, Astrid Hilerud, 'cello, Lahja Merenlahti, dancer, Aava Festival https://www.aavafjard.com/program-2022 Houtsk√§r and Korpo, Finland, July 2, 2022
  • undiluted days (2000, rev. 2013) Psappha Ensemble, Benjamin Powell, piano; Benedict Holland, violin; Jennifer Langridge, cello, “Look Both Ways” - Cheltenham Music Festival; Wild Plum Arts, producer, Cheltenham, UKJ, uly 16, 2022
  • verdant cycles of deepening spring (2019) (premiere)Christine Wu, violin, Chicago Composers’ Orchestra, Randall West, cond., Venue, TBA, Chicago, Ill., August 6, 2022

 2020-21 Season Highlights and Performances

  • a garden of flourishing paths (2009, rev. 2017), Festival of Contemporary Music (curated by Thomas Ades, Tanglewood Music Festival, Lenox, MA., July 26, 2021
  • fleeting cycles of layered air (2020), Miranda Cuckson, violin, Fromm Concert Series, Harvard University, April 16, 2021
  • eight aspects of appreciation II (2012) by members of Psappha Ensemble, Manchester, UK, October 1, 2020 (streaming)
  • an expanding distance of multiple voices (2005), 21st Century Consort Series, by Alexandra Osborne, violin, St. Mark’s Church, Washington, D.C., October 16, 2020 (streaming)
  • an expanding distance of multiple voices (2005), 21st Century Consort Series, Alexandra Osborne, violin, St. Mark’s Church, Washington, D.C., October 16, 2020 (streaming)
  • wending (2001), Jonathan Bok, viola, New York, N.Y., October 17, 2020 (steaming)
  • becoming . . . (2015), Xiaoya Goa, pinao,members of NYU Symphony Orchestra, soloist TBA, Wayne DuMaine, cond., New York, N.Y., December 10, 2020 (sreaming)
  • amid fleeting pockets of Billowing radiance (1990), Drew Dansby, ‘cello, Myers Park Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC, December 19, 2020 (streaming)
  • eight aspects of appreciation II (2012) by Gabriela Diaz, violin, Francesca McNeely, ‘cello, Phillips Collection,Washington, D.C., January 15, 2021 (streaming)
  • eight musings  .  .  . revisiting memories (2005) by Gabriela Diaz, violin, New England Conservatory of Music, Boston MA., March 15, 2021

2019-20 Season Highlights and Performances

  • premiere of amid still and floating depths (co-commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Library of Congress) by the Mivos Quartet as part of the LA Phil's  "Noon to Midnight" new music festival, June 1, 2019
  • premiere of an assemblage of possibility (tenor saxophone, harp, 'cello) (commissioned by a consortium of institutions and individuals, requested by Doug O'Connor, tenor sax) Millennium Stage, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C. Aug. 25, 2019
  • performance of eight musings  . . . revisiting memories (solo violin) by Miranda Cuckson as part of a "Composers Now" fundraising event, NYC. Oct 16, 2016
  • premiere of within diffuse echoes  . . . softly spreading by the BBC PHILHARMONIC (a BBC Philharmonic commission) Manchester, UK, Oct 24, 2019
  • performance of an expanding distance of multiple voices (solo violin) by Srah Plum at the Musikhochschule, Mannheim, Germany, Dec. 20, 2019
  • received an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award Jan. 2020
  • premiere of brightness dispersed for 'cello & strings by Mariel Roberts and the String Orchestra of Brooklyn May 30, 2020