I am thrilled to announce that I have been selected as one of the finalists of the fifth annual String Quartet Smackdown by Golden Hornet! A panel of judges selected the sixteen finalist compositions to be performed live at Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar in Austin, TX, on February 23, 2019, at 7 PM by Invoke String Quartet. The live audience in attendance will determine the winner by voting for their favorite pieces in each round. The winner of each round moves on in the tournament... and the champion will receive a grand prize of $1,500!
Very excited for the world premiere of my work "Infinite" commissioned by Figmentum Ensemble in its second concert of the season Rock, Paper, Toy Pianos on February 15 at 7:30 PM in San Diego, California.
I am happy to invite you to my Graduate Composition Recital on Wednesday, November 14, at 5:30 pm at LSU School of Music Recital Hall.
The concert will be a manifestation of my musical language. Join me to listen to my thoughts and emotions. I will be glad to see you there!
Featured musicians are Taylor Barbay Assad, saxophone; Maíra Braga Cabral, piano; Hayoung Cho, violin; Wagner Duarte, cello; Anna Herrera, cello; Chia-Shan Hsu, violin; Yiseul LeMieux, piano; Mahakit Lerdcheewanan, violin; Adalus Low-Manzini, cello; Randy Manning, violin; Mounir Nessim, viola; Manuel Trevino, marimba; Hannah Urdea, viola; Melody Wan, flute; Cara Waring, soprano; Yu-Ping Wu, cello; and Leandro Gazineo, conductor!
The concert is admission free and open to the public.
Hope to see you soon!
Very excited to have the premiere of my work for string Orchestra, Paradigm, conducted by Leandro Gazineo as part of the magnificent concert of the Louisiana Sinfonietta on March 21, 2018, at 2 pm at LSU School of Music Recital Hall!
I would like to invite you all to the presentation of my electroacoustic work, Seven, at the annual concert of massively-multichannel sound diffusion, Cinema for the Ears, which will be held on Monday, Oct. 1, 2018 at 7:30 pm in the 92-speaker Digital Media Center Theater. I am very excited to see that my work is back home, where it was composed and premiered in Spring 2017, after an adventurous tour of conferences and festivals all around the US including the SEAMUS 2018 National Conference at the University of Oregon and the Cube Festival at the Virginia Tech University.