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Stress Test examines the boundaries between post-modern popular music and twenty-first century western art music.
Through a Network of Lines That Interlace
Through a Network of Lines that Interlace is a piece for a trio of voices—two tenors and one soprano—and 5.1 surround sound fixed media. One of the tenors must be able to sing overtones, and there are optional, fully notated ...
Lundu: The Shattering Vessels
This work is a composition for piano and real time signal processing by computer. The entire real time signal processing software was done using the programming environment Max/MSP/Jitter. This composition explore the ...
The Labyrinthine Trilogy represents the culmination of my studies at The University at Buffalo. The piece's generating idea comes from the “Choose Your Own Adventure” series of children's books and my growing desire to ...
Aur, for string quartet and electronics, is a musical composition that exists as a musical score to be interpreted during live performance, and as an audio recording made by the JACK Quartet in Slee Recording Studios at ...
The Boy Who Lived Down the Lane
Opera seems to be the only consciously invented musical genre that is characterized by a high degree of self-referencing and historical consciousness. In writing this dissertation, I am seeking to problematize the creation ...
No Clergy: A piece for flexible small ensemble generated in real time based on audience feedback
No Clergy is a live generative piece for a small ensemble of any combination of pitched instruments whose specific musical characteristics are heavily dependent on audience participation in the form of web-based data input, ...
"Eurydissos" for chamber ensemble
Eurydissos is a musical rendering of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice for large chamber ensemble that grafts the narrative themes of loss and unsuccessful recovery onto the composer's own relationship to the music of the ...
Deus Ex Machina
There are pieces of 20 th century music that attempt to combine acoustic instruments with electric guitars, almost always at the expense of the identity of one or the other group. My dissertation work, Deus ex Machina, for ...
down / among the altitudes
down/among the altitudes is a composition for fourteen instruments (piccolo, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, trumpet, tenor trombone, percussion [crotales and vibraphone], piano, two violins, viola, cello, and double ...