Works

Tornado – real-time simulation of a tornado designed specifically for the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology’s (ICAT) Cube audio system with 128-channel sound diffusion, 2014. (2’)

  • Uses spat real-time audio spatialization library for Max/MSP and a Mira iPad interface for remote control. 1,011 24bit 48KHz audio streams are mixed down to 128 channels in real-time with sub-21 millisecond latency.
  • Shows:
    • Virginia Tech ICAT Tech or Treat event with 1,100 visitors, October 29, 2014.
    • CUBE Launch event for industry partners, January 23, 2015.
    • Weather Channel live broadcast from the Cube (three broadcasts), February 6, 2014.

 

Cloud – interactive community-driven audio-visual installation with 50 community-programmed Raspberry Pis (in collaboration with Aki Ishida), 2013-2014.

  • Premiere engaged 170 participants ages 6-70+ as part of the community building workshop who programmed individual cloudlets using a custom version of the pd-l2ork software. Commissioned by Ballston Business Improvement District and co-sponsored by Virginia Tech.
  • Shows:
    • Ballston Business Improvement District, Arlington, Virginia, October 2014. (premiere)
    • Virginia Tech North Capital Region research center, Arlington, Virginia, October-November, 2014.
    • Artisphere, Arlington, Virginia, November 2014-January 2015.
    • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland. January-May 2015.
    • Horton Gallery, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, April-May 2015.
    • New Interfaces for Musical Expression, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, May-July 2015.
    • International Computer Music Conference, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, September-October 2015.

 

Dust – for Kandinsky Trio, 2014. (4’)

  • Composition for violin, piano, cello, and a computer.
  • Performances:
    • Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia, March, 2014. (premiere)
    • DISIS/ICAT spring event, Blacksburg, Virginia, May 5, 2014.

 

Constellation – an interactive audio-visual installation/demo for the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology’s (ICAT) Perform studio, Fall 2013.

  • Using Max/MSP programming language, the demo integrates 12 IR Camera Optitrack motion tracking system and an 8.4 Genelec sound diffusion system. Showcasing spatialization of audio in an immersive audio-visual environment using a custom rigid body wand. Integration of multichannel music playback and visualization.

 

Between – composition for the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), 2013. (10’)

  • Commissioned by Temple University’s Vice Provost for the Arts. Incorporates elements of Taiji (a.k.a. Tai Chi) mind-body practice as gesture choreography multiple laptop choirs, and choreography by Temple University’s Jillian Harris.
  • Performances:
    • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, April 16, 2013 (preview).
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 19, 2013 (pre-premiere).
    • DISIS/ICAT spring event, Blacksburg, Virginia, May 6, 2013. (premiere).
    • Virginia Tech DISIS/ICAT fall event, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 1, 2014.
    • Virginia Tech Honor Band, Blacksburg, Virginia, January 23, 2015.

 

Interactive Lantern Field – interactive audio-visual installation (in collaboration with Aki Ishida, Benjamin Knapp, and Brennon Bortz), 2013.

  • Commissioned by Freer Gallery (Smithsonian Institute). Sponsored by Phillips Inc. and Virginia Tech.
  • Shows:
    • Freer Gallery, Smithsonian, Washington, DC, April 2013. (premiere).

 

Kite Lanterns – interactive aural installation (in collaboration with Aki Ishida, Benjamin Knapp, and Brennon Bortz), 2012.

  • Commissioned by American Institute of Architects.
  • Shows:
    • Blacksburg Farmers Market, Blacksburg, Virginia, September 14, 2012. (premiere)

 

Kinesthesia – interactive telematic aural installation in collaboration with NOVARS research centre, Manchester University, Manchester, United Kingdom, 2012.

  • Smartphone application broadcasts GPS data to a remote location where composite multi-user data is sonified, forming a multi-channel aural installation.
  • Shows:

 

Rain – composition for the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), 2011. (10’)

  • Incorporates elements of Taiji (a.k.a. Tai Chi) mind-body practice as gesture choreography.
  • Performances:
    • Invited concert at Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia, April 1, 2011. (preview)
    • Dumas center performance with Boys & Girls Club, Roanoke, Virginia, April 8, 2011. (preview)
    • Virginia Tech DISIS children’s 7pm event with Boys & Girls Club, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 9, 2011. (preview)
    • Virginia Tech 8pm DISIS benefit concert, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2011. (premiere)
    • Art Meets Radical Openness (LiWoLi 2011) festival, Stadtwerkstatt Linz, Austria, May 14, 2011.
    • Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 15, 2011.
    • Museum of Contemporary Arts, Zagreb, Croatia, May 18, 2011.
    • Academy of Music and Theater, Hamburg, Germany, May 21, 2011.
    • Zaal100, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 25, 2011.
    • Hogeschool vor de Kunsten Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, May 26, 2011.
    • Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia, October 19, 2011.
    • University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, February 19, 2012.
    • Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, February 20, 2012
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 21, 2012.
    • First International Symposium for Laptop Ensembles & Orchestras (SLEO), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 16, 2012.
    • Virginia Tech DISIS spring event (in collaboration with dance choreographer and performer Jillian Harris), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 30, 2012.
    • Contemplative Practices for the Technological Society conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 12, 2013.
    • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, April 16, 2013.
    • Drexel University ExCITe Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 18, 2013.
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 19, 2013.
    • Virginia Tech Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology Tech or Treat, October, 29, 2014.

 

Serene – composition for the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), 2011. (9’)

  • Incorporates elements of Taiji (a.k.a. Tai Chi) mind-body practice as gesture choreography.
  • Performances:
    • Invited concert at Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia, April 1, 2011. (preview)
    • Virginia Tech 8pm DISIS benefit concert, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2011. (premiere)
    • Art Meets Radical Openness (LiWoLi 2011) festival, Stadtwerkstatt Linz, Austria, May 14, 2011.
    • Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 15, 2011.
    • Museum of Contemporary Arts, Zagreb, Croatia, May 18, 2011.
    • Academy of Music and Theater, Hamburg, Germany, May 21, 2011.
    • Zaal100, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 25, 2011.
    • Hogeschool vor de Kunsten Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, May 26, 2011.
    • New Interfaces for Music Expression (NIME) international conference hosted in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2011.
    • Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia, October 19, 2011.
    • University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, February 19, 2012.
    • Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, February 20, 2012
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 21, 2012.
    • First International Symposium for Laptop Ensembles & Orchestras (SLEO), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 16, 2012.
    • Virginia Tech DISIS spring event (in collaboration with dance choreographer and performer Jillian Harris), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 30, 2012.
    • Contemplative Practices for the Technological Society conference, Blacksburg, Virginia. April 12, 2013.
    • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, April 16, 2013.
    • Drexel University ExCITe Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 18, 2013.
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 19, 2013.


13 
– structured improvisation for the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork) and percussion, 2010. (9’)

  • Performances:
    • DISIS spring event (part of Arts Fusion), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 17, 2010. (premiere)
    • Southern Illinois Improvisation Series (SiiS), Carbondale, Illinois, April 22, 2010.
    • Duke University afternoon concert series, Durham, North Carolina, September 19, 2010.
    • Winston-Salem University lecture performance, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, September 20, 2010.
    • 2 performances (afternoon and evening concert) at New Music Festival, University of North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina, September 21, 2010.
    • Virginia Tech 8pm DISIS benefit concert, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2011.
    • Art Meets Radical Openness (LiWoLi 2011) festival, Stadtwerkstatt Linz, Austria, May 14, 2011.
    • Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 15, 2011.
    • Museum of Contemporary Arts, Zagreb, Croatia, May 18, 2011.
    • Academy of Music and Theater, Hamburg, Germany, May 21, 2011.
    • Zaal100, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 25, 2011.
    • Hogeschool vor de Kunsten Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, May 26, 2011.
    • New Interfaces for Music Expression (NIME) international conference hosted in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2011.
    • Marginal Arts Festival, Roanoke, Virginia, March 25, 2014.

 

What’s He Building? – an arrangement of Tom Waits’ piece for Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork) and narrator, 2010. (6’)

  • Performances:
    • DISIS spring event (part of Arts Fusion), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 17, 2010. (premiere)
    • Southern Illinois Improvisation Series (SiiS), Carbondale, Illinois, April 22, 2010.
    • Duke University afternoon concert series, Durham, North Carolina, September 19, 2010.
    • Winston-Salem University lecture performance, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, September 20, 2010.
    • 2 performances (afternoon and evening concert) at New Music Festival, University of North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina, September 21, 2010.
    • Invited concert at Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia, April 1, 2011.
    • Art Meets Radical Openness (LiWoLi 2011) festival, Stadtwerkstatt Linz, Austria, May 14, 2011.
    • Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 15, 2011.
    • Museum of Contemporary Arts, Zagreb, Croatia, May 18, 2011.
    • Academy of Music and Theater, Hamburg, Germany, May 21, 2011.
    • Zaal100, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 25, 2011.
    • Hogeschool vor de Kunsten Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, May 26, 2011.
    • Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia, October 19, 2011.
    • University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, February 19, 2012.
    • Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, February 20, 2012.
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 21, 2012.
    • First International Symposium for Laptop Ensembles & Orchestras (SLEO), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 16, 2012.

 

Citadel – composition for the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork) and soprano, 2009. (6’)

Citadel

  • Text by Ivan Gundulic (1589-1638).
  • Performances:
    • L2Ork Sneak Preview, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 4, 2009. (premiere)
    • DISIS spring event (part of Arts Fusion), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 17, 2010.
    • Sonic Explorations concert series, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 20, 2010.
    • Southern Illinois Improvisation Series (SiiS), Carbondale, Illinois, April 22, 2010.
    • International Intermedia Festival of Telematic Arts, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 25, 2010.
    • Graduation recital for Chelsea Crane (L2Ork soprano), Blacksburg, Virginia, May 4, 2010.
    • Duke University afternoon concert series, Durham, North Carolina, September 19, 2010.
    • Winston-Salem University lecture performance, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, September 20, 2010.
    • 2 performances (afternoon and evening concert) at New Music Festival, University of North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina, September 21, 2010.
    • Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States conference, Miami, Florida, January 22, 2011.
    • Invited concert at Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia, April 1, 2011.
    • Dumas center performance with Boys & Girls Club, Roanoke, Virginia, April 8, 2011.
    • Virginia Tech DISIS children’s 7pm event with Boys & Girls Club, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 9, 2011.
    • Virginia Tech 8pm DISIS benefit concert, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2011.
    • Art Meets Radical Openness (LiWoLi 2011) festival, Stadtwerkstatt Linz, Austria, May 14, 2011.
    • Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 15, 2011.
    • Museum of Contemporary Arts, Zagreb, Croatia, May 18, 2011.
    • Academy of Music and Theater, Hamburg, Germany, May 21, 2011.
    • Zaal100, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 25, 2011.
    • Hogeschool vor de Kunsten Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, May 26, 2011.
    • New Interfaces for Music Expression (NIME) international conference hosted in Oslo, Norway, June 1, 2011.
    • Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia, October 19, 2011.
    • University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, February 19, 2012.
    • Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, February 20, 2012
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 21, 2012.
    • First International Symposium for Laptop Ensembles & Orchestras (SLEO), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 16, 2012.
    • Virginia Tech DISIS spring event, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 30, 2012.
    • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, April 16, 2013.
    • Drexel University ExCITe Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 18, 2013.
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 19,
    • Virginia Tech Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology Tech or Treat, October, 29, 2014.

 

Half-Life – composition for the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork) and narrator, 2009.

Half-Life

  • Based on text by Elena Filatova.
  • Performances:
    • L2Ork Sneak Preview, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 4, 2009. (premiere)
    • DISIS spring event (part of Arts Fusion), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 17, 2010.
    • Sonic Explorations concert series, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 20, 2010.
    • Southern Illinois Improvisation Series (SiiS), Carbondale, Illinois, April 22, 2010.
    • International Intermedia Festival of Telematic Arts, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 25, 2010.
    • Graduation recital for Chelsea Crane (L2Ork soprano), Blacksburg, Virginia, May 4, 2010.
    • Duke University afternoon concert series, Durham, North Carolina, September 19, 2010.
    • Winston-Salem University lecture performance, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, September 20, 2010.
    • 2 performances (afternoon and evening concert) at New Music Festival, University of North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina, September 21, 2010.
    • Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States conference, Miami, Florida, January 22, 2011.
    • Invited concert at Roanoke College, Roanoke, Virginia, April 1, 2011.
    • Art Meets Radical Openness (LiWoLi 2011) festival, Stadtwerkstatt Linz, Austria, May 14, 2011.
    • Kino Šiška, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 15, 2011.
    • Museum of Contemporary Arts, Zagreb, Croatia, May 18, 2011.
    • Academy of Music and Theater, Hamburg, Germany, May 21, 2011.
    • Zaal100, Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 25, 2011.
    • Hogeschool vor de Kunsten Utrecht, Utrecht, Netherlands, May 26, 2011.
    • Ferrum College, Ferrum, Virginia, October 19, 2011.
    • University of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, Maryland, February 19, 2012.
    • Rutgers University, Camden, New Jersey, February 20, 2012
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, February 21, 2012.
    • First International Symposium for Laptop Ensembles & Orchestras (SLEO), Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 16, 2012.
    • Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, April 16, 2013.
    • Drexel University ExCITe Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 18, 2013.
    • Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 19,
    • Virginia Tech Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology Tech or Treat, October, 29, 2014.
    • Virginia Tech DISIS/ICAT fall event, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 1, 2014.

 

Singing Darwin – aural installation using hemispherical speaker and self-generating aural fabric, 2009.

  • https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IklugK0T96I
  • Shows:
    • Singing Darwin 24-hour performance event, Blacksburg, Virginia, November 23-24, 2009. (premiere)
    • International Computer Music Conference, Huddersfield, England, July 31-August 5, 2011.

 

NUPUY– a physical wall sculpture (a.k.a. ambient art) populated with interactive system that combines aural soundscapes with information commissioned by Virginia Tech ICTAS, 2009.

  • Realized in collaboration with sculptor Stephen Bickley.
  • On permanent display in the main lobby of Virginia Tech’s Kelly Hall.

 

Mind-Body Interactive (a.k.a. Interactive Taiji) – dynamic/evolving soundtrack for the Interactive Taiji research pilot, 2009.

  • A part of the funded research pilot focusing on enhancing PE curriculum at a regional public school through the use of interactive technology in conjunction with Taiji arts.
  • Exhibits/Demos:
    • Experiential Galleria, Blacksburg, Virginia, September 23, 2009-March, 2010.
    • Contemplative Practices for the Technological Society conference, Blacksburg, Virginia, April 11, 2013.

 

FORGETFULNESS– interactive audio-visual setting of a poem by Denise Duhamel, 2009.

  • Shows:
    • DISIS Digital Id 090424 performance event (as part of the Arts Fusion week), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2009 (premiere).
    • Sonic Explorations concert series in Cincinnati, Ohio, February 20, 2010.
    • Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States conference (installation version), St. Cloud, Minnesota, April 8-10, 2010.
    • MUSICACOUSTICA 2010, Beijing, China, October 27, 2010.
    • Unveiling the Painted Curtain: 21 C Interactive Art; Morlan Gallery, Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky, September 16-October 28, 2001.
    • TAMU Laptet and Friends concert; Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, November 1, 2011.

 

17 – interactive audio-visual theatre for a solo performer, computer, and visuals, 2008-9. (50’)

  • Realized in collaboration with actress and director Sue Ott Rowlands and actor and performer Tibor Varszegi.
  • Performances:
    • DISIS Digital Id 090424 performance event (as part of the Arts Fusion week), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 24, 2009. (premiere)
    • Performance in the Malom Theatre, Jaszberenye, Hungary, December 16, 2009.

 

Elemental and Cyrene Reefs – commissioned works for the DARC exhibit at the new Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia, 2008.

  • Interactive multimedia art installation. Cyrene Reefs realized in collaboration with a conceptual artist Eric Standley.
  • Shows:
    • Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke, Virginia, November 2008-March 2009.
    • Kent Square Galleria, Blacksburg, Virginia, May 6, 2009.
    • NIME conference at Carnegie Mellon, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania, June 2009.
    • Experiential Galleria, Blacksburg, Virginia, September 23, 2009-June, 2010.

 

derelicts of time – interactive audio-visual work for trombone and computer, 2008. (10’)

  • Commissioned by Jay Crone. In part sponsored by the Virginia Tech College of Liberal Arts & Human Sciences grant.
  • Performances:
    • DISIS Digital Id 080418 multimedia event (as part of the Arts Fusion week), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2008. (premiere)
    • Chamber Music concert series performance at Virginia Tech (2 performances), Blacksburg, Virginia, October 18-19, 2008.
    • Electronic Music Midwest festival performance, Kansas City, Kansas, November 2009.
    • Sonic Explorations concert series in Cincinnati, Ohio, February 20, 2010.
    • New York City Electronic Music Festival, New York, New York, March 25, 2010.
    • MUSICACOUSTICA 2010, Beijing, China, October 27, 2010.
    • Mako Theater concert, Beijing, China, October 28, 2010.
    • DISIS Digital Id 141201 multimedia event, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 1, 2014.

 

iteration13 – interactive audio-visual work for tap dancer, visual artist, audio-visual hyperinstrument and computer, 2008. (13’)

  • In collaboration with Ann Kilkelly and Carol Burch-Brown.
  • Performances:
    • DISIS Digital Id 080418 multimedia event (as part of the Arts Fusion week), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2008. (premiere)
    • SEAMUS 2009 performance at Sweetwater headquarters in Fort Wayne, Iowa, April 17, 2009.
    • International Intermedia Festival of Telematic Arts, Indianapolis, Indiana, April 25, 2010.
    • International Computer Music Conference, Stony Brook, New York, June 5, 2010.
    • Virginia Tech College of Architecture and Urban Studies Symposium, in Blacksburg, Virginia, February 18, 2011.
    • Virginia Tech Awakening the Digital Imagination Faculty Seminar, Blacksburg, Virginia, November 30, 2011.

 

air.crane.moo.latte.runway – interactive audio-visual work for an actor, computer and video, 2008. (10’)

  • In collaboration with Sue Ott Rowlands and Carol Burch-Brown.
  • Shows:
    • DISIS Digital Id 080418 multimedia event (as part of the Arts Fusion week), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2008. (premiere)

 

heads will roll – interactive multimedia installation/game, 2007.

  • Use of Max/MSP/Jitter.
  • Shows:
    • DISIS Digital Id 071201 multimedia event, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 2007. (premiere)

 

with delicate risk – audio-visual work, 2007. (3’)

  • In collaboration with Dane Webster.
  • Shows:
    • DISIS Digital Id 071201 multimedia event, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 2007 (preview).
    • DISIS Digital Id 080418 multimedia event (as part of the Arts Fusion week), Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2008. (premiere)
    • SEAMUS 2008, Salt Lake City, Utah, April 2008.
    • Athens International Film Festival, Athens, Ohio, April 2008.
    • Brooklyn International Film Festival, New York, New York, May 2008.
    • ICMC2008, Belfast, United Kingdom, August 2008.
    • International Film Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands, October17, 2008.
    • Virginia Tech Chamber Music series (2 performances), Blacksburg, Virginia, October 18-19, 2008.
    • 3rd Practice computer music festival at University of Richmond, Virginia, November 4, 2008.
    • ACM Southeast Digital Animation Festival (SEDAF), Clemson, South Carolina, March 20, 2009.
    • Kent Square Galleria, Blacksburg, Virginia, May 6, 2009.
    • Maryland Film Festival, Baltimore, Maryland, May 8, 2009.
    • Fear No Film Festival, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 25, 2009.
    • Frozen Film Festival, San Francisco, California, July 9, 2009.
    • Experiential Galleria, Blacksburg, Virginia, September 23, 2009-present.

 

 

TWISTS – “Reconsidering Nuclear Power” an evening-long play by Theatre Workshop in Science, Technology and Society. (60’)

  • Music, effects, sound design, and audio production.
  • Sponsored by the VT Institute for Society Culture and Environment.
  • Performances:
    • Virginia Tech nuclear power week (premiere), Blacksburg, Virginia, November 2007.

 

Pandora – for laptop, visuals, quad audio and motion-based gestural hyperinstrument, 2007. (5’)

  • Performances:
    • DISIS Digital Id 070429 happening in Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2007. (premiere)
    • Oberlin College Festival, Ohio, May 2007.

 

Soul – for baritone and laptop, based on a poem by Emily Dickinson, 2007. (5’)

Soul

  • In collaboration with Theodore Sipes.
  • Real-time embedding of audience’s names and granular synthesis of the solo voice.
  • Performances:
    • DISIS Digital Id 070429 happening in Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2007. (premiere)
    • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, September 2007.
    • Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, September 2007.
    • Radford University, Virginia, October 2007.
    • Virginia Tech Ut Prosim, Blacksburg, Virginia, October 2007.
    • Virginia Tech (Dr. Sipes recital), Blacksburg, Virginia, November 2007.
    • College Music Society conference, Atlanta, Georgia, September, 2008.

 

Gaudeamus – for woodwind nonet, 2006. (5’)

  • Performances:
    • Virginia Tech Commencement, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 2006 (premiere).
    • Virginia Tech Commencement, Blacksburg, Virginia, May 2007.
    • Virginia Tech Commencement, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 2007.
    • Virginia Tech Commencement, Blacksburg, Virginia, May 2008.

 

Structured Improvisation I – Chalybs – for laptop, 2006. (7’)

  • Performances:
    • SEAMUS 2007 conference in Iowa, Ames, Iowa, March 2007 (premiere).

 

All Your Sprache are Belong to Strauss – for tape, 2006. (2’)

All Your Sprache are Belong to Strauss

  • Winner of the 20th Anniversary SEAMUS Electroclips contest by membership vote, 2006. Featured in the SEAMUS Newsletter Issue 4, October 2006.
  • Performances:
    • SEAMUS 2006 conference in Oregon, March 2006 (premiere).
    • US 2 concert titled From Desolation to the Desert With Love (Fylkingen), Stockholm, Sweden, September 14, 2006.
    • ICM2006 conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, November, 2006.
    • CEC concert series at Concordia University, Canada, November, 2006.
    • WOBC broadcast in Oberlin, Ohio, May, 2007.

 

Symmetries – for 8-channel computer, violin, and hyperinstrument, 2005. (10’)

  • Performances:
    • LAC3 conference in Karlsruhe, Germany, April 2005 (premiere).
    • Sonic Explorations, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2005.
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.
    • Music05 festival, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2005.
    • Accent05 festival faculty concert, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2005.
    • Resonance FM radio station, London, United Kingdom, August 2005.
    • ICMC2006 conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 2006.
      Dance choreography by the Tulane University’s Newcomb Dance Company.

 

“Borealis” Linux Desktop Sound Theme – collection of freely downloadable desktop sounds, 2004.

  • Highlights:
    • Most downloaded (295,000+ downloads) and one of the highest rated Linux desktop sound themes on the kde-look.org.
    • Portions commissioned by Gregoire Gentil for utilization in an internal software project August 2006.
    • Selected as the default theme for the UbuntuStudio 7.04-10.10 distribution, January 2007-October 2010.
    • Selected as the default theme for the Dropline GNOME project, December 2007.
    • Featured in the “Let it Beep” by Scott Carr (May 2008).
    • Licensed by Fididel Inc, March 2, 2009.

 

Legisonitus #1 – Gone in 8 Minutes and 11.527 Seconds – for tape, 2004.

Legisonitus #1

  • Performances:
    • WECM Oberlin College summer festival concert, Oberlin, Ohio, June 2004.
    • ICMC2004, Miami, Florida, November 2004.
    • Threshold festival, Ball State University, Indiana, Muncie, Indiana, November 2004.
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.
    • Sonic Explorations concert series in Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2006.

 

Tabula rasa – DISSERTATION work for flute, cello, piano, and computer, 2004. (14’)

  • In part sponsored by the $6,000.00 national graduate student award by the Croatia’s National Ministry of Science, Education, and Sports.
  • Performances:
    • NeXT Ens premiere, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2004.
    • Oberlin College’s mmm festival, Oberlin, Ohio, May, 2004.
    • Live broadcast on the WOBC radio station in Oberlin, Ohio, May, 2004.
    • Music04 festival, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2004.
    • EMM festival, Lewis University, Illinois, September 2004.
    • CMS Great Lakes Chapter Conference, WKU, Kentucky, April 2005.
    • FEMF festival, Gainesville, Florida, April 2005 (by invitation).
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.

 

Out of Doors Suite Part 2 – audio-visual composition created using Adobe Flash, 2003. (4’)

  • Performances:
    • Rocky’s Reels at the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, Cincinnati, Ohio , 2003.
    • Sonic Explorations concert series in Cincinnati, Ohio, January 2004.
    • SPARK festival, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 2004.
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.
    • ICMC 2005 conference in Barcelona, Spain, September 2005.
    • GMEM Trans’Electroacoustique festival (by invitation) in France, January 2006.
    • SEAMUS 2006 conference, Eugene, Oregon, March 2006.
    • Arts Fusion festival in Blacksburg, Virginia, April 2006.
    • Third Practice festival at University of Richmond, Virginia, November 2006.
    • Popcorn! At Stanford University, CCRMA, Stanford, California, January 2007.
    • New Music Festival at UNCG, Greensboro, North Carolina, October 2007.

 

What Happened – intermedia project involving video, animation, and audio, 2003. (4’)

  • Performances:
    • Rocky’s Reels at the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2003.
    • SPARK festival, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 2005.
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.

 

Synaesthesia – endless ever-changing aural installation in Adobe Flash format, 2003.

  • Performances:
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.

Jadran poslije kiše – for solo cello, 2003. (4’)

  • Winner of the Upbeat composition competition, 2003.
  • Performances:
    • Upbeat international summer music festival in Hvar, Croatia, July 2003.
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.
    • College Music Society international conference, Dubrovnik, Croatia, June 30, 2009.

 

Imitation Crabmeat Rag – an interactive 4-channel electroacoustic work for a live performer and computer, 2003. (8’)

  • Interactivity achieved by utilizing Peavey 1600x MIDI controller that modifies 3D positioning of various sound sources, as well as their volume and spectral content.
  • Performances:
    • Sonic Explorations concert series in Cincinnati, Ohio, May 2003.
    • SEAMUS 2004 conference in San Diego, California, March 2004.
    • WECM Oberlin College summer festival concert, Ohio, June 2004.
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.
    • Selected as a signature soundtrack for Virginia Tech TWISTS Choices and Challenges, Blacksburg, Virginia, October 2008.

 

SlipStreamScapes V: Lullaby – an interactive electroacoustic work for 2 pianos and a computer, 2002. (9’)

  • Interactivity achieved utilizing RTcmix and composer-created software RTMix, whose function is to separately manipulate two pianos.
  • Performances:
    • Pre-premiere at the Interactive Installations event at College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio, April 2002.
    • Music02 international music festival in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2002.
    • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, June 2002.
    • OCEAn festival and a live broadcast on WOBC radio station in Oberlin, Ohio, November 2002.
    • ICMC2003 conference in Singapore, October 2003.
    • LAC2 conference in Karlsruhe, Germany, April 2004.
    • Accent04 Faculty Concert, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2004.
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.
    • CMS National Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah, November 2007.
    • DISIS Digital Id 071201 multimedia event, Blacksburg, Virginia, December 2007.

 

Mr. Ping – for tape, 2001. (7’)

  • Performances:
    • Sonic Explorations concert series in Cincinnati, Ohio, January 2002.
    • IEMF festival in Cincinnati, Ohio, October 2002.
    • SEAMUS 2003 conference in Tempe, Arizona, March 2003.
    • 0th Sound contemporary multimedia art concert (Dissertation Concert), St. Pius X, Edgewood, Kentucky, May 2005.

 

SlipStreamScapes III: The Sea – interactive work for a solo guitar and computer in 5 movements, 2000. (28’)

  • Interactivity achieved utilizing RTcmix and an early version of the composer-created software RTMix.
  • Master Thesis work published as College-Conservatory of Music’s first online music thesis available on OhioLink.
  • Performances:
    • Masters of Music degree recital, College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio, Spring 2001.
    • Music2001 international music festival in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2001.
    • Oberlin College’s mmm festival and a live broadcast on WOBC radio station in Oberlin, Ohio, May, 2004.
    • WORT-FM 89.9 radio broadcast Madison, Wisconsin, March 2005.
    • TU Berlin’s Campusradio-online.de, Berlin, Germany, March 2007.

 

SlipStreamScapes II: Visions – for flute, bassoon, trumpet, piano, and marimba, 1999. (6’)

  • Utilizes composer-created software SPiDSiG
  • Performances:
    • Masters of Music degree recital, College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio, Spring 2001.
    • Music2000 international music festival in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2001.

 

Polaris – for tape, 2000. (9’)

  • Performances:
    • Sonic Explorations concert series in Cincinnati, Ohio, Winter 2000.
    • OCEAn festival in Oberlin, Ohio, November 2000.

 

String Quartet No.2 “Croatian Anthem”, 1998, revised 2003. (8’)

  • Winner of the Cincinnati’s Sigma Alpha Iota composition competition, 1998.
  • Performances:
    • Bachelor of Music degree recital, College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio, Spring 1998.
    • SAI concert series in Cincinnati, Ohio, Spring 1999.
    • Music03 international music festival in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 2003.
    • Reading by the Cuarteto Latinoamericano, Cincinnati, Ohio, February 2004.

 

SlipStreamScapes I : Ruins for mezzo and stereo tape, 1998, revised 2005. (9’)

  • Utilizes composer-created software RTMix to coordinate mezzo and tape parts.
  • Performances:
    • Bachelor of Music degree recital, College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio, Spring 1998.
    • Music98 international music festival in Cincinnati, Ohio, June 1998.
    • Virginia Tech NASM concert, Blacksburg, Virginia, November 2006.

 

Nebulae – for 5 oboes, 1997.

  • Performances:
    • College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio, Fall 1997.
    • Bachelor of Music degree recital, College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio, Spring 1998.

 

Sziget – for SSAATTBB a capella choir, solo boy soprano, and percussion, 1997. (13’)

  • Part of the CCM chorale concert series conducted by John Leman.
  • Performances:
    • College-Conservatory of Music Chorale as a part of the Bachelor of Music degree recital, Cincinnati, Ohio, Spring 1998.

 

Moonwaltz – for solo piano, 1994. (5’)

  • Performances:
    • College-Conservatory of Music in Cincinnati, Ohio, Fall 1994.
    • WGUC radio in Cincinnati, Ohio, Fall 1994.
    • Bachelor of Music degree recital, College-Conservatory of Music, Cincinnati, Ohio, Spring 1998.