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2 World Premieres, Fall 2019 travel:

November 8, 2019 ComposingConcertMusicNewsTravel

Fall 2019

Lots going on this Fall!

TWO WORLD PREMIERES (both for orchestra, both conducted by my amazing wife!):
Shouting Defiance, adapted from Mvt. I of Pendulum, arranged for the Texas Region XIII Symphony Orchestra, Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant conducting

Concerto for Trombone, Joseph Alessi and the Durham Medical Orchestra, Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant conducting

10/28-11/1: MILLEDGEVILLE, GA: Georgia College residency (Radiant Joy, Ecstatic Fanfare, Dusk, and Rise for sax quartet), Cliff Towner, conductor

11/7, 11/12: GREENSBORO, NC: UNCG rehearsal of The Automatic Earth and Ecstatic Waters, Jonathan Caldwell and Kevin Geraldi, conductors

11/10: DURHAM, NC: rehearsal with Joseph Alessi and the Durham Medical Orchestra on the new symphony orchestra version of my Concerto for Trombone (premiere: Dec. 8th, Durham, NC)

11/15-11/16: HOUSTON, TX: Texas Region XIII Symphony Orchestra premieres new fanfare, Shouting Defiance, with Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant conducting.

11/19-11/23: VANCOUVER, CA: The University of British Columbia Symphonic Wind Ensemble, conducted by Rob Taylor, performs The Automatic Earth.

11/25: WINSTON-SALEM, NC: West Forsyth HS visit to work with the band and their conductor, Patricia Ball.

12/8: DURHAM, NC: Joseph Alessi and the Durham Medical Orchestra premiere the orchestral version of my Concerto for Trombone, Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant conducting. Baldwin Auditorium.


Lastly, I wrote about an hour of new music for band last year, and finally have recordings posted if you have that kind of time:

The Automatic Earth
Apocalyptic electro-acoustic music dealing with the climate crisis, geoengineering, and human re-engineering

Five-movement symphonic work commissioned by a consortium led by the University of Illinois. Each movement may also standalone or be combined in various ways.