The new season!

With Labor Day behind us, the excitement of a new season takes over.  I’ll soon begin travels to appear as composer in Boston, Santa Cruz, and Charleston and Parkersburg, West Virginia (not to mention here in New York) with performances of music from solo piano to full

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Nonghyun – complete! My latest gugak foray

Another step in my journey with gugak, the traditional music of Korea: I completed Nonghyun, a string quintet with gayageum, the traditional Korean plucked string instrument.  More specifically, I composed for sanjo gayageum, a 12-string variety, which is quite challenging to work with in a chromatic context.  Nonghyun is

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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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Upcoming Performances

  1. Sinfonietta – West Virginia Premiere

    May 5, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
  2. Sinfonietta in Parkersburg, WV

    May 6, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 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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