News and Updates


More performances of Three Elements for solo flute

Carol Shansky performed Three Elements for solo flute (which she also premiered in March) with the Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble in New York City in May, and again with the Pocono Flute Society of Pennsylvania in July.


2018 College Music Society conference and premiere

I will be presenting a paper, The EcoSonic Playground: Social action through music education, sustainability, and STEAM immersive learning, at the College Music Society's Northeast regional conference at the University of Delaware on March 24, 2018. A new work for solo flute and digital sound processing, Three Elements, will be premiered there by flutist Carol Shansky.


Performance and Recording of Akom at U. Mass Lowell

Akom was premiered in its revised version for large percussion ensemble by the University of Massachusetts Lowell Percussion Ensemble on April 10, 2017, under the direction of Jeffrey Fischer. The piece is based on ceremonial music of Ghana, used to invoke the spirit realm and for healing through trance. 


51XO World Premiere of The Loon... on April 8th

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The FiveOne Experimental Orchestra, a "modern music chamber band" based in Cleveland, Ohio, will give the world premiere of The Loon In Winter's Solitude Sings To Cassiopeia, for flute and clarinet with digital sound processing, on April 8, 2017 at The Music Settlement in Cleveland. They'll perform Time and Tide at the same concert. They also performed Time and Tide on March 4. 


Nicolai Carrera's Start Anew Released on 10/21

Start Anew, the debut EP by Nicolai Carrera and The Celebrators, will be released on Friday, October 21. I co-produced, mixed, and mastered the album, and also played drums, percussion and organ on it. It will be available for download on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play, Amazon MP3 and Deezer.