Interesting Decisions (2016)
Interesting Decisions is a 3D interactive performance piece made in Unity and Kyma that will be premiered this September at the Kyma International Sound Symposium in Leciester, UK.
Nanbu Lullaby is a composition for clarinet choir integrating ideas from funk, jazz, and Japanese folk music. It appears on the new Licorice Ensemble CD, Warabe-Uta REMIX.
Hirazumi is a cyberpunk piece for symphonic wind ensemble and electronics commissioned by a consortium of ten groups from across the US.
Exploring new ideas of audience engagement and “gamification,”
Nebula Variations is an interactive game and musical composition.
Circuit-Bent Games (2016)
Customizing obsolete game hardware like the Sega Genesis, Nintendo Gameboy, and Mattel Intellivoice, I turn these devices into devices of original musical and visual expression.
bioMechanics is a work for saxophones, bassoon, and fixed media electronics commissioned by the Post-Haste Reed Duo. Their performance is available on their debut CD, “Beneath a canopy of angels…a river of stars.“
Uzumaki (“Spiral“) was a commission for the University of Montana Flute Choir for 17 performers blending Japanese Shakuhachi music with extended Jazz harmony.
Shin no Shin is a live-performance musical work for iPad and electronics.
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