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!
Here is what happened in String Quartet Smackdown V by Golden Hornet and Invoke on February 23, 2019, at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema South Lamar in Austin, TX. Thrilled for being among the finalists and part of that amazing event!
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.
You are invited to the Composers forum first concert of the semester titled “Music for Strings” featuring Judy Constantinides (reader), Loraine Sims (soprano), Dinos Constantinides (conductor), and Louisiana Sinfonietta String Quartet this Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2 PM at LSU School of Music Recital Hall. Music by Schumann, Berlioz, Franklin, Jones, Knox, and Iravani as well as musical story Camel Got His Hump by Constantinides will be performed. The concert is free admission and open to the public.