"The open, collaborative nature of Chicago's new music community is home to an extraordinary crop of ensembles and a vibrant landscape of composers. The scene for new music in Chicago is exceptional and I dedicate myself to supporting and encouraging its sustainability and growth." Augusta Read Thomas
MARCH 24 & 25, 2018
World Premiere of BRIO for orchestra, Joseph Giunta conducting the Des Moines Symphony in Des Moines, Iowa at the Des Moines Civic Center
April 8, 2018
Boston Premiere of RADIANT CIRCLES for orchestra performed by the Boston Conservatory Symphony Orchestra, Ken-David Masur, conducting.
April 29, 2018
World Premiere of ACROBATS for flute, bass clarinet, violin, cello, and piano premiered by Network for New Music on a concert to recognize Linda Reichert’s 33 years of leadership and vision as Artistic Director of Network for New Music. 1:30 PM at the Settlement Music School416 Queen Street, Philadelphia, PA
May 25, 2018
World Premiere of RIPPLE EFFECTS for carillon in celebration of Elizabeth J.L.Davenport’s 10 years as Dean of the Chapel. Premiered by Joey Brink (and several assistant Carillonneurs) at Rockefeller Chapel in Chicago.
June 21, 2018
World Premiere of NEW WORK for soprano and piano premiered by Claire Booth, Soprano and Andrew Matthews-Owen, Piano, St John’s Smith Square, London SW1P
AUGUST 10, 2018
World Premiere of DAWN BIRDS for solo piccolo premiered by the winner of The National Flute Association’s 2018 Piccolo Artist Competition. The competition takes place at the annual convention of The National Flute Association in Orlando, Florida.
SEPTEMBER 20, 2018
UK Premiere of BRIO for orchestra BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra conducted by Thomas Dausgaard
May 6, 2019
World Premiere of NEW WORK for ensemble premiered by the Nova Ensemble, Thierry Fischer, conducting. Co-commissioned by the Nova Chamber Music Series with thanks to Artistic Director Jason Hardink and by Sounds of Science Commissioning Club with thanks to President Glenn D. Prestwich.
World Premiere of NEW OPERA by Santa Fe Opera. The opera is commissioned by a consortium of opera companies, led by Santa Fe Opera in association with San Francisco opera, that includes: • Lyric Opera Of Kansas City • Minnesota Opera • Opera Theatre of Saint Louis •San Francisco Opera • Santa Fe Opera • Sarasota Opera • Seattle Opera. This project is made possible by generous funding from the Melville Hankins Family Foundation and The Andrew Mellon Foundation.
MARCH 12-16, 2018
Residency as The William Bolcom Distinguished Guest Composer at the University of Michigan School of Music, Theatre & Dance. Two concerts of chamber music will be presented: one at the University of Michigan Museum of Art and one at the School of Music, Theatre, & Dance. Selected works will be performed including SELENE (Moon Chariot Rituals) for percussion quartet and string quartet, HELIX SPIRALS for string quartet, SQUEEZE for saxophone quartet, AVIAN ESCAPADES for woodwind quintet, PILGRIM SOUL for bassoon and 2 cellos, RUMI SETTINGS for violin and viola, CHANT for saxophone and piano, CAPRICCI (Hummingbird Romance) for flute and clarinet, JEU D’ESPRIT for two trumpets, MANSUETO TRIBUTE, DOUBLE HELIX for two violins, RHEA ENCHANTED for solo cello, SPRING SONG for solo cello, and various other string works.
MARCH 16, 2018
MURMURS IN THE MIST OF MEMORY for string orchestra will be performed by the Sejong Soloists as part of their Trans-Siberian Art Festival Tour with Vadim Repin and Clara-Jumi Kang in Krasnoyarsk, Concert Hall of the Krasnoyarsk Philharmonic Society
MARCH 17, 2018
MURMURS IN THE MIST OF MEMORY for string orchestra will be performed by the Sejong Soloists as part of their Trans-Siberian Art Festival Tour with Vadim Repin and Clara-Jumi Kang in Novosibirsk, Arnold Kats State Concert Hall
MARCH 19, 2018
MURMURS IN THE MIST OF MEMORY for string orchestra will be performed by the Sejong Soloists as part of their Trans-Siberian Art Festival Tour with Vadim Repin and Clara-Jumi Kang in Moscow, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall
MARCH 20, 2018
RESOUNDING EARTH Movement II (Prayer), by Third Coast Percussion in Kenan Auditorium, Wilmington, NC. This composition is scored for approximately 300 pieces of metal, featuring 120 bells from a wide variety of cultures and historical periods.