Off to England as Composer/Pianist

I’m so excited about performing again with Emma Stace Darling, the poet/soprano/muse of Girl on Fire.  This growing collaboration – now eight songs and counting, my music to Emma’s poetry – will have its first UK performance on April 7.  Always excited to work with Emma, to meet

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Whatever next? Gayageum and string quartet!

I’m beginning to dream in gugak again.  Yes, I’m beginning a new piece for gayageum, the enchanting traditional Korean zither, with string quartet.  My first foray into music inspired by traditional Korean music (gugak) was Mudang, for piri (traditional oboe) and string quartet.  The success of that

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Two Premieres in One Week!

It’s only a few weeks since Delta David Gier and the South Dakota Symphony premiered my Sinfonietta. Now I’m looking forward to two more world premieres: February 23, Sargent’s Women, a piano suite composed for and played by Yoonie Han; and then February 26, For Allegra, a

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A Rich Year

The year now ending has been incredibly rich for me musically. I’ve composed at a faster pace than ever before: a full-length orchestra score (Sinfonietta), my first piece with integrated video (Face of the Deep for piano), more songs for my ongoing collaboration with poet/soprano Emma Stace

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A New York Premiere, one of many this season

A surprise New York Premiere adds to the excitement of the current season.  I composed the piano and video work Face of the Deep for the remarkable pianist Jenny Q. Chai, this past summer. She gave the premiere in Boston in September, and will play it again in Dayton in

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Upcoming Performances

  1. New Work for Gayageum and String Quartet

    October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. Sinfonietta – West Virginia Premiere

    May 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm


American Violin Concertos

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Violin Concerto (Katrina) performed by Ittai Shapira and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

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Fire In Heaven And Earth

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The first recording devoted to the composer's work, featuring four works of vocal, chamber, and orchestral music.

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The American Evolution

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FREE CD AVAILABLE—Sonata For Piano performed by Kris Carlisle on Piano Sonatas, Phase 2 of his recording project.

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