I am excited to share that the Percussion Ensemble at Stephen F. Austin University will give a performance of The Theory of Motion today at 7:30 PM. The ensemble is under the direction of Brad Meyer and will include music by Paul Lansky, Aaron Graham, and others.
Excited to share my recent paper “Building Musical Systems: An Approach Using Real-Time Music Information Retrieval Tools” through the Chroma Journal, Volume 39 – ElectroMUSE.” The theme, ElectroMUSE, relates to the Muse of Ancient Greek mythology. These are nine goddesses who preside over the arts and science and were the source of inspirational fire forContinue reading “Chroma Journal Acceptance”
Just found out that my saxophone quartet Flower of the Sun was the winner of the Nuovo Antropocene Call for Scores. The piece will be performed in a dedicated concert before the end of the year in Italy, where the piece had its premiere. Excited to take this piece back to where it started!
From the International Game Developers Association, Baton Rouge Chapter: “Meetup is next week!This month, our speaker is Austin Franklin, creator of the game Horde. Horde is a unique game, controlled with sound by any number of improvising musicians simultaneously with the goal of earning as many points as possible within the time limit. *We wouldContinue reading “Horde Presentation”
Excited to share The Theory of Motion at MOSAICfest 2023! The live video performances of the work will occur on https://www.youtube.com/@newmusicmosaic today at 6:00 EDT and 8:00 EDT. Tune in if you’re interested in checking out this work. This was a recent commission as part of a consortium for a work for percussion quartet andContinue reading “Upcoming Performance”
My recent research titled Building Musical Systems: An Approach Using Real-TimeMusic Information Retrieval Tools has been accepted to the Australasian Computer Music Conference 2023. I’m excited to give a talk over this work at UNE Sydney in October and share it with others. If you’re interested in reading the paper click the link above.
Excited to share The Advocate documentation of the event this past Sunday. Check it out for photos and a longer description of the event: https://www.theadvocate.com/baton_rouge/photos-gaming-through-music/collection_ce0dcfc0-29b6-11ee-a500-073237886fac.html#5
Reminder: Today is the Horde game tournament at 5pm at Main Library on Goodwood Boulevard. We will have an acoustic guitar and full-sized keyboard for those playing those instruments, otherwise you will need to bring your own. We will also be providing extension cables and power strips for those needing amplification.You will be paired intoContinue reading “Horde: The Tournament”
Horde: The Game had its soft premiere tonight and the Hopkins Black Box Theater in Baton Rouge, LA. It turned out really well thanks to the improvising musicians Treya Nash and Drew Farrar, along with the incredible graphic design work of Wood Elf Nick. Check out the soft premiere video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rV25ThYMmg Horde: The GameContinue reading “Horde: The Game Premiere”
Final update about the consortium: The premiere at Western Oregon University of The Theory of Motion was performed beautifully by the ensemble last week. We spent the early part of the week building a custom set of bass wind chimes loosely tuned to important pitch centers throughout the piece. I also gave my first presentationContinue reading “That’s a Wrap: The Consortium Edition”