news and upcoming events


January, 2016 | Civitella Ranieri Foundation

Good news! I've been awarded a fellowship from the Civitella Ranieri Foundation (Umbria, Italy). I'll be in residence during the summer of 2017 for six weeks. 

Find out more about Civitella here: http://www.civitella.org/about


February 18, 2016 | St. Lawrence String Quartet in Toronto

My friends in the St. Lawrence String Quartet perform my work as part of Music Toronto. 

02.18.2016      Jane Mallett Theatre, St. Lawrence Centre | Toronto, ON


March 7, 2016 MusicNOW: (sub)text

MusicNOW concert number two with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Works by Ogonek, Soper, Zubel, and Wubbels

03.07.2016        Harris Theatre | Chicago, IL


April 8, 2016 TLES BIRTHDAY PARTY

Close friends and longtime collaborators Travis Andrews and Andrew Meyerson of The Living Earth Show recreate their first full-length concert to celebrate their 5th birthday. More information coming soon.


May 2016 Shared Madness

Violinist Jennifer Koh premieres a new work as part of the New York Philharmonic's second Biennial

05.24.2016      National Sawdust | New York, NY
05.31.2015      National Sawdust | New York, NY


May 9, 2016 MusicNOW: ...spring or some such thing

MusicNOW concert number three with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Works by Iannotta, Abrahamsen, and Trapani.

05.06.2016      Harris Theatre | Chicago, IL


June 6, 2016 | MusicNOW: light readings

Donald Nally's wonderful vocal ensemble and members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra premiere a new work of mine. Nally conducts. Also on the program are excerpts from Qasim Ali Naqvi's Fjoloy and Tristan Perich's monumental work Surface Image

06.06.2016      Harris Theatre | Chicago, IL


October 7, 2016 New Work for Spektral Quartet

The incomparable Spektral Quartet premieres a new work as part of the inaugural EarTaxi festival of contemporary music. The concert also features works by Morgan Krauss and George Lewis.

10.07.2016      Harris Theatre | Chicago, IL


December 2016 New Work for Emanuel Ax

Piano wizard Emanuel Ax will premiere a new set of works alongside the music of Franz Schubert. More information coming soon.

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