News

"Daylight Saving" finalist in NATS 2021 Art Song Competition

“Daylight Saving” is one of 12 finalists for the 2021 National Association of Teachers of Singing Art Song Composition Competition.  Details here.

"House of Legendary" awarded Opera America Repertoire Development Grant

“House of Legendary” (formerly “Legendary”) is one of the recipients of a 2020 Repertoire Development Grant from Opera America.  The grant will be used to assist The American Opera Project (AOP) and The Seagle Music Colony in further developmental work on the piece.  More information here.

"House of Legendary" in Classical Singer Magazine

Soprano Jessica Fishenfeld’s new webseries “Alive & Kicking” spotlights “House of Legendary” (formerly “Legendary”), including a performance by Jessica of an excerpt from Scene 6.  The series is also featured in Classical Singer Magazine.

"Summoning" performance

“Summoning” (2014) is a winner of the Greater Cleveland Flute Society‘s “Cleveland Composers Connection” call-for-scores.  It will be performed in Cleveland in April, 2020.

Choral Sketches with the Pacific Chorale: 2019

I’m looking forward to participating in the Pacific Chorale’s 2019 Choral Sketches program, along with composers Ursula Kwong Brown and Saunder Choi.

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Cheah-Chan Duo

Melisa Tien and I will be writing a new art song for Trudy Chan and Phillip Cheah of the Cheah-Chan Duo.

Opera Genesis Fellowship: November 2017

Jason Kim and I are the recipients of a 2017-2018 Opera Genesis Fellowship from American Opera Projects and the Hermitage Artist Colony in Florida.  We’ll be going down to the Hermitage this winter so continue to work on “Legendary”!

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January 2017

I am looking forward to participating in Novi Cantori’s New Editions in Westfield, MA and Springfield , MA this coming April.  I’ll be working on a new choral piece for the forum this winter.

November 2016: C4 Album release

New York’s C4: The Choral Composer / Conductor Collective has released a new CD entitled  “Cornerstones” which features my piece “How She Went to Ireland” along with new choral works by Daniel Andor, Donald Crockett, Bruce Saylor, Philippe Hersant, Michael Dellaira, Bettina Sheppard, Martha Sullivan, and Gordon Williamson.

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February 2016

I am excited to be part of New Dramatists 2016 Composer-Librettist Studio. We have an open session / reading on March 4, 2016.