I’m back at the Adventure Science Center this Thursday with a Creative Code demo and Interactive/Participatory Art and Music experiences as part of the Make Music Nashville Festival!
Come out and play! (I may even be able to let you bring instruments…..working on that)
I will be set up in the big hall just left of the entrance.
FREE! Thursday June 21 3pm
There will be fun music events all day and night all over the city. Here is a link to the other projects at the Science Center
I will be a guest artist with Roger Ruzow’s 4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra on Wed June 13. It’s been awhile since I have played free jazz and I am really looking forward to it. Roger and I played and recorded together a number of times with Gold Sparkle Band and as a duet back years ago in Atlanta and Chicago.I remember having a lot of fun on live radio as well on WREK. Excited to be joining him!
4WAKO Gallery 992
Gallery 992 (992 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd 30310)
opening for internationally acclaimed percussionist
Paal Nilssen-Love and his Large Unit
4WAKO opens for internationally acclaimed percussionist Paal Nilssen-Love and his Large Unit (13 member ensemble)
at Gallery 992 doors open at 8:30p.m.
After intermission Robbie Lynn Hunsinger’s Eclipse was performed. Hunsinger’s work “draws on traditions of free improvisation, Appalachian fiddle techniques, and contemporary classical influences” to create a programmatic collage accompanied by visualizations projected on the screen behind. From the strange instrumentation (music box piano, Tibetan singing bowls) to eerie electronics, the performance was mesmerizing.
The full article can be found at this link.
chatterbird has commissioned me to write a multimedia chamber music piece. It has been quite the challenge and adventure to write for a small chamber group and also to strictly be a composer (and VJ) this time. I have really enjoyed the work and am looking forward to the premiere on
Thursday December 7, 8pm at Ingram Hall @ Vanderbilt University!
more info on Eclipse is at these websites
Facebook Event Page
Tickets are $20 available online or free for Vandy students and faculty.
Details along with map and parking info are here.
Please come out if you can and if you have any soft lit and colorful glow sticks or other not very bright glowy devices please bring them. I’m hoping to have a part for you! Feel free to email me with questions!
A big thanks to all of you who came out to play with Constellation! It was so much fun watching people dance and twirl and play with this project. It am honored to report that it won a Best of Nashville 2017 award from the Nashville Scene!
Article on Nashville’s Fall Classical schedule mentions my upcoming work with Nashville’s contemporary chamber group chatterbird.
I am very excited to be working on my largest orchestration to date. This will be a debut of a multimedia commission with projections for small chamber orchestra.
more to come!
December 7 concert date at Vanderbilt
So I am taking my new friends from Constellations out for a spin today at the Adventure Science Center in Nashville. There is a large maker day event with MTRAS and NashMicro and I will be joining them around 1 in the main auditorium – to the left before the ticket counters. This is the free part of the museum.
More official dates will be posted soon!
I have created a brand new interactive audiovisual animation using the Xbox Kinect and there are 6 characters: SunSynth, Glide, Spike, CatEye, FireFly and BlueGhost.
Premiere of brand new composition for my trio with Jamison Sevits on trumpet and Jesse Strauss on percussion. Also bringing an expansion of my robotic drummer piece to include trumpet.
excited to open for Jacksonville’s soprano saxophonist and Disney song deconstructionist Jamison Williams.
feature horns include oboe, suona (Chinese oboe), alto and soprano saxes.
Critic’s Pick in Nashville Scene!
Thoughts on this include my oboe, my Suona and/or Vietnamese oboe, possibly my Shenai if I can make another reed…. Soprano Sax, Arduino Drummer and Alto. Not sure I should really carry more than this. Thoughts?
Portland Brew on 12S, Nashville TN
Doors open at 830 and I start around 9pm
Donation of $10-15 covers your beer!