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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Stress Test examines the boundaries between post-modern popular music and twenty-first century western art music.
"Singing Forgetting" for chamber orchestra
Singing Forgetting is a composition for chamber orchestra. The title of this work is a quotation of Zhuangzi's 'sitting-forgetting' adapted to a musical context, hence 'singing' instead of 'sitting'. 'Sitting-forgetting' ...
Transperformance: Transgendered reading strategies, contemporary American literature
Contemporary literary criticism and theory often unproblematically positions the figure of the transgender as an idealized site of liberation from the constraints of binary gender identity without taking into account the ...
Synthesis, functionalization, and biological tagging applications of II-VI semiconductor nanocrystals
Fluorescent labeling of biological molecules is a technique that is used widely for analytical purposes in biotechnology and bioengineering. It typically involves the use of an organic dye molecule linked to a moiety that ...
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 ...
Floating Shifts for large orchestra
I decided to compose a piece which would ideally be used as a concert opener. Despite being in one movement, the structure of the work is inspired by that of a symphony: in four movements with an introduction. Mystery, ...