THE AMOEBA WEEPS

CHAMBER / SOLO

Fracture [2019] duo for percussion and piano

written for Bonnie Whiting and Cristina Valdes

premiere: 5/1/2019, Meany Studio Theater, Seattle, WA

Innigkeit (nach außen) [2018] for clarinet

written as part of a musical Festschrift for Fred Lerdahl

premiere: 12/1/2018, Brechemin Auditorium, Seattle, WA

Caitlin Beare, clarinet

mi'ma'amakin [2018] for organ

The Topography of Desire [2016] for string quartet

commissioned by the Fromm Foundation at Harvard University

for the Daedalus String Quartet

published, licensed and distributed by Babel Scores (Paris)

premiere: 4/21/2016 Meany Center for the Performing Arts, Seattle, WA

then [2014] for piano quintet (2 Vln, Vla, Vcl, Pno)

written for the 50th anniversary of the Contempo series at the University of Chicago

premiere 1/24/2015, Logan Center for the Performing Arts, Chicago, IL, Pacifica String Quartet

Unicinium [2014] for 19-division trumpet

written for Stephen Altoft

premiere: 2/12/2015, Stephen Altoft. Tage der neuen Musik. Akademie der Tonkünste, Darmstadt, Germany.

Apophenia [2014] for mixed chamber ensemble and dance

commissioned by the Barlow Endowment and the Rondó Festival, Milan, with funding from the Ernst von Siemens Musikstiftung

published, licensed and distributed by Babel Scores (Paris)

premiere 5/2014, Divertimento Ensemble, Milan, Italy

As soft, fast, long as possible (ASFLAP) [2012] (Ob, Bsn, Perc, Pno, Accordion, Vln, Vla, Vlc) commissioned by the

Forum Zeitgenössicher Musik Leipzig for the CAGE100 Festival.

premiere: 10/17/2013 Either/Or Ensemble. Miller Theater, New York, NY


re[(f)use] [2012] for live-processed Melodica, amplified string quartet and computer-realized sound

commissioned by Music at the Anthology for the JACK Quartet

published, licensed and distributed by Babel Scores (Paris)

premiere: 4/2012 Music at the Anthology Festival, New York ,NY

Passeggiata [2011] for trumpet, piano and live electronics

in collaboration with Cuong Vu, trumpet

premiere: 5/28/2011 Villa Aurelia, Rome, Italy

Pools of shadow from an older sky [2011] for live-processed Piano, computer-realized sound and video projection, in collaboration with video artist Karen Yasinsky

commissioned by the American Academy in Rome

published, licensed and distributed by Alexander Street Press LLC/

Riverside Modern Editions (ASCAP)

premiere: 4/14/2011 American Academy, Rome, Italy

 

Départ [2011] for Violin solo

written as part of a musical Festschrift for Tristan Murail

published, licensed and distributed by Alexander Street Press LLC/

Riverside Modern Editions (ASCAP)

premiere: 4/4/2012 Amie Weiss, violin. Casa Italiana, New York, NY

Transfigured Etudes [2009] for Piano solo

written for the 2010 ISCM Festival, Sydney Australia

published, licensed and distributed by Alexander Street Press LLC/

Riverside Modern Editions (ASCAP) and Babel Scores (Paris)

premiere of full piece: 1/15/2011 Majella Stockhausen, piano. Villa Aurelia, Rome

premiere of Mvmt V, Omen, unscroll a canon war! (homage a Nancarrow) 5/4/2010 2010 ISCM World New Music Days, Sydney Australia. National broadcast on ABC Classic FM (Australia).

 

Apparent Motion [2008/2009] for 2 pianos and 2 percussion

written for the Acanthes Festival

published, licensed and distributed by Alexander Street Press LLC/

Riverside Modern Editions (ASCAP)

premiere of full piece: 2010 June in Buffalo, Apparent Motion, Ensemble SurPlus

 

String Quartet [2008]

commissioned by the American Composers Forum with funding from the Jerome Foundation for the Afiara String Quartet

premiere: 2/15/2008 Afiara Quartet, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY

Efflux [2007] for Clarinet and Violin written for the New York Miniaturist Ensemble

published, licensed and distributed by Alexander Street Press LLC/

Riverside Modern Editions (ASCAP)

Two Preludes for Harp [2007]

premiere: 2/28/2007, Morse Hall, Manhattan School of Music

Emily Montoya, harp


Phantasie [2006] for amplified Cello commissioned by Musik der Jahrhunderte

for cellist Adrian Fung

as part of the ISCM World New Music Festival, 2006

published, licensed and distributed by Alexander Street Press LLC/Riverside Modern Editions (ASCAP) and Babel Scores (Paris)

premiere 5/27/2006, Adrian Fung, Cello as part of the 2006 ISCM Global Interplay Festival, Goethe Institut, New York, NY


A Distant Mirror [2000/2006] for Bass Clarinet/Clarinet and Piano published, licensed and distributed by Alexander Street Press LLC/

Riverside Modern Editions (ASCAP)

premiere (version for clarinets) 3/17/2006 Ensemble Adapter, Berliner Festspiele: MaerzMusik festival, Konzertsaal Bundesallee, Berlin, Germany

premiere (version for tenor saxophone) 3/19/2001 Jürgen Kruse, Piano, Thomas Winter, Saxophone Kleiner Saal, Stuttgarter Musikhochschule


Early Lyrics [2004] (Soprano, Fl, Cl/Bcl, Vln, Vcl, Pno and Electronics) from Flower Snake Poems, texts by So Chong Ju

premiere: 10/30/2004 Columbia Composers Ensemble,

Bo Chang, Mezzo-Soprano, Matthew

Cody, conductor, Tenri Cultural Institute, New York, NY


De Nativitate [2003] for Piano Quintet premiere: 12/18/2003 Riverside Camerata, The Theater at Riverside Church

 

Between Light and Shade [2003] for Flute, Cello and 3 Percussion premiere: 4/05/2004 Columbia Composers Ensemble,

Merkin Hall at Kaufmann Center, New York, NY

AntEroica for Piano, Live Electronics and Video Projection [2001]

commissioned by Raphael Kroetz.

premiere: 9/12 - 9/26/01 installed as part of the

Augenweite exhibit, Kunstakademie Stuttgart         

String Quintet [2001]

premiere: 7/2001 Kleiner Saal, Stuttgarter Musikhochschule

Toccata [1999] for solo Piano

premiere: 5/2002, Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon, Huck Hodge, piano