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March 21, 2014

Upcoming installation in Milan Design Week

Filed under: Uncategorized, friends, my events, my music, sound art - 21 Mar 2014

My dear friend Ayaka Nishina, an absolutely amazing composer and sound designer, invited me to work with her to design a sound installation to accompany a mobile-sculpture by world-renowned designer Nao Tamura. Click here for info …

May 9, 2012

Noteless Music on Pinterest

Filed under: Uncategorized - 09 May 2012

A year ago, I began a project called Noteless Music, which never quite made it off the ground. I still have the materials and the url is secured (, and I do plan to take it up again once …

February 22, 2011

moving parts on sound is art

Filed under: Uncategorized - 22 Feb 2011

Margaret Noble was kind enough to post another clip of mine on her fabulous site, Sound Is Art. If you haven’t had the pleasure, check it out. She curates really beautifully.

February 7, 2011

Standing Water on Sound is Art

Filed under: Uncategorized - 07 Feb 2011

I’m psyched to see some of my work up on one of my favorite sites, Margaret Noble’s Sound Is Art. Margaret posts a new sound about twice a week, and they’re always great. I’ve discovered a lot …

December 6, 2010

my musical lineage

Filed under: Uncategorized - 06 Dec 2010

For fun, today, I traced my musical lineage back a bit. I’d like to do this in a more serious way some day, actually do a bit of real research. The only logic here is that these are …

June 8, 2010

Some thoughtful words from Lawrence Dillon

Filed under: Uncategorized - 08 Jun 2010

Lawrence Dillon recently put up this post on Sequenza 21.  It’s a short, but powerful assessment of the state of the orchestra today.  I am in the beginning stages of a new work for orchestra, and Dillon’s piece definitely …

May 16, 2010

upcoming performances with Mantra

Filed under: Uncategorized, interactive music, my events, my music - 16 May 2010

I am very excited to be working on a new piece with the percussion group Mantra. The piece is for 3 drumsets and gesture-controlled electronics (my fancy way of saying that one of the “sticks” at each …

February 10, 2010

Study no. 1 for amplified acoustic guitar

Filed under: Uncategorized, my music, new music, notation - 10 Feb 2010

[ Note: It has been a very busy couple of months, between finishing grad school apps, applying for residencies, festivals, and the like, and I have been beyond remiss in updating the old blog.  Apologies to my huge swaths of ...

August 11, 2009

a great post from Kyle Gann

Filed under: Uncategorized - 11 Aug 2009

The following was written by Kyle Gann, on his blog.  I liked it so much I decided to post the entire thing.  Here’s the original link:

Words from a great composer:…

June 25, 2009


Filed under: Uncategorized - 25 Jun 2009

I live in Windsor Terrace, a neighborhood in Brooklyn southwest of Prospect Park.  My neighborhood is lovely – nice, well-kept buildings, lot of families who have lived here a long time (some, including my next door neighbor, for several generations), …

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