My work Swallowed Up will be performed by newEar at the close of the festival (April 20th at 7:30 PM). Other works by composers from UMKC, KU, and Mizzou will be on this concert and three other concerts during the weekend. More details forthcoming!
I will be presenting “Luis A. Delgadillo’s Sinfonía incaica and the “Indo-American Sound” at the Society of American Music national conference in New Orleans. Delgadillo is the foremost historical Nicaraguan composer, and I am thrilled to have had the privilege to research him and his music over the past year. More information can be found here: https://www.american-music.org/page/NO2019GeneralInfo.
Bass clarinet and marimba duo Transient Canvas perform In the Mind of Energy, which they premiered in Alba, Italy during the Alba Music Festival last year.
My piece Improvisations VI: Just, Plane, Natural will be performed by flutist Gabbi Roderer, being the Kansas City premiere of the piece (and of my music in general)! As it is an improvisation, every iteration of the piece is different, so be prepared for anything awesome.
My work Improvisations VI: Just Plane and Natural will be premiered by Leslie Miller on clarinet. The piece incorporates planing, natural overtone series, and consequently just intonation by manipulating the sound of the instrument through electronics.
strengthen the body/enliven the soul is performed live in collaboration with students from the University of Miami Dance Studio. Performed by Rebecca Tutunick (flute), Leslie Miller (clarinet), Paige Towsey (violin), Kyle Stachnik (cello), and Jose Veliz (piano).