Hello, and thanks for visiting my website! Here, you can listen to samples of my music, watch videos, and read info about me. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or requests for scores, parts, recordings, or commissions.
Some News and Upcoming Events
Read about my opera in progress, Jonestown.
Check out the newest portion of my electroacoustic ballet Sounding Bodies, "Protest Song"!
Read about Wild Velvet, a consortium commission for a baritone saxophone concerto!
Listen to the recording of Bodies Upon the Gears for flute, viola, and fixed electronics!
6/8/2014: Bodies Upon the Gears and Quartet for Saxophones at Classical Revolution Cincinnati - 8pm Northside Tavern
Check out the the recording of the Quartet for Saxophones performed by the Promethean Quartet!
The JACK Quartet recently read the second and third movements of my String Quartet No. 2!
Check out Benny, for piano, interactive electronics, and video!
Work finished on my first commission- Metal Work for the V3NTO Trio.
4/14/2014: Melissa Snoza and Clark Carruth (Fifth House Ensemble) perform the world premiere of Bodies Upon the Gears at Carthage College (Kenosha, WI).
4/13/2014: Partial premiere of my Quartet for Saxophones on CCM's View from the Edge Concert.
3/30/2014: World premiere of Lux Aeterna by the Brass ensemble of the SUNY Orange Symphonic Band at Grace Episcopal Church in Middletown, NY.
3/28/2014: Performance of The Ecstasy of St. Teresa at the CCM Music Theory and Musicology Conference.
3/25/2014: Performance of Sounding Bodies at CCM Sonic Explorations Concert featuring dance and choreography by Karen Wissel-Shiota.
3/8/2014: Presenting paper "The African American Male Voice in the Electroacoustic works of Steve Reich and Jacob ter Veldhuis" at the Graduate Student Conference at Bowling Green State University.
3/6/2014: World premiere of On the Will of Tones by pianist Sarah Puckett at the Musik Akademie der Stadt Basel, Switzerland.
12/13/2013: GRIME featured on WGTE's New Music from Bowling Green. Listen live at 1pm on FM 91 or online!
12/5/2013: Performance of GRIME and conducting Jason Richmond's, A Moment of Silence with Café MoMus (CCM Contemporary Chamber Ensemble)
11/15 - 11/16/2013: Three Etudes for Piano performed by Brendan Jacklin at the Midwest Composers Symposium at the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, MI)
11/7 - 11/9/2013: Origins featured at the Electroacoustic Barn Dance at the University of Mary Washington (Fredericksburg, VA)
11/2/2013, 7PM: Black Waters and Academia I: π performed at Mansfield University Saxophone Studio Recital (Mansfield, PA), along with panel discussion with Jeffrey Mumford, David Hurd, TJ Anderson, and Gary Powell Nash at 4PM
10/4 - 10/5/2013: Origins featured on the BYTE Gallery Kiosk at the Studio 300 Festival (Transylvania University, Lexington, KY)
8/23/2013: GRIME is today's featured work on Composers Circle!
6/12/2013: My piece GRIME was selected as the winning piece this year at the Fresh Inc Festival and will be premiered at the Grand Finale of the Rush Hour Concerts/Make Music Chicago on June 21 in St. James Cathedral! Free and open to the public!
5/1/2013: Black Waters has been selected as the second place prize winner in the National Federation of Music Club's Emil and Ruth Beyer Competition! Check out the Lux Quartet's awesome performances in the link!