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Past performances




2015

Date Piece Instrumentation Venue Ensemble/Musicians Notes
2015-11-07 Trefoil  flute, cello, and piano Recital Hall, Ohio University School of Music, Athens, OH Elizabeth Hamilton, flute; Aleksandra Pereverzeva, cello; Joshua Cleland, piano  
2015-07-19 Three Street Pieces clarinet and double bass Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg Max Mausen, clarinet; Gonzalo Jiménez Barranco, double bass  
2015-06-19 Trefoil  flute, cello, and piano Natalie L. Haslam Music Center, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN Joe LaRocca, flute; Iris Sidikman, cello; Andrea Lodge, piano world premiere, as part of the 2015 nief-norf Summer Music Festival
2015-06-07 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Bratsche Arts Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan Oboe Duo Agosto (Ling-Fei Kang, oboe; Charles Huang, English horn)  
2015-04-27 Tusko  horn and 4 double basses Phillips Recital Hall, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire students of Josh Schwalbach  
2015-04-03 Elegy solo viola Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Ben Wu, viola  



2014

Date Piece Instrumentation Venue Ensemble/Musicians Notes
2014-12-02 Skylight One  jazz ensemble Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Barami Waspe, tenor saxophone; Mikael Darmanie, piano; Leon Dorsey, bass; Chris Howard, drums  
2014-08-12 Three Street Pieces clarinet and double bass Sebago-Long Lake Festival, Harrison, ME Alan Kay, clarinet; Volkan Orhon, double bass  
2014-08-10 Three Street Pieces (selections) clarinet and double bass Family Concert, Sebago-Long Lake Festival, Harrison, ME Alan Kay, clarinet; Volkan Orhon, double bass  
2014-05-31 Mandarin Ducks oboe and English horn Hagaman Memorial Library, East Hartford, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2014-04-19 to 04-26 On the Beach, Abandoned Beach and Ill Wind fixed media 2014 Hartford New Music Festival, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT (installation as part of the Natural Tendencies exhibition) world premiere of Ill Wind
2014-03-05 Study No. 20 (arrangement) 8 winds and 2 percussion Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Stony Brook Contemporary Chamber Players arrangement of Conlon Nancarrow's Study No. 20 for player piano



2013

Date Piece Instrumentation Venue Ensemble/Musicians Notes
2013-12-07 Islands (selections) guitar orchestra St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, West Hartford, CT Suzuki Guitar Orchestra of the Hartt School Community Division (cond. David Madsen) (third movement only)
2013-12-03 Asegohivinchivia jazz sextet Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Michael Smith, piano; Ben Wu, viola; Pete Coco, double bass; Chris Howard, drums premiere performance
2013-11-24 Mandarin Ducks oboe and English horn Whitney Center, Hamden, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2013-11-19 Mandarin Ducks oboe and English horn Hamden Library, Hamden, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2013-11-08 Mandarin Ducks oboe and English horn Church of the Advent, Boston, MA Oboe Duo Agosto  
2013-09-22 Mandarin Ducks oboe and English horn Seattle Symphony Day of Music, Nordstrom Recital Hall, Seattle, WA DAS Oboe (Ursula Sahagian, oboe; Chris Aagaard, English horn)  
2013-07-22 Mandarin Ducks (selections) oboe and English horn Seattle Central Public Library, Seattle, WA DAS Oboe  
2013-07-30 Mandarin Ducks (selections) oboe and English horn Seattle Symphony Soundbridge Music Discovery Center, Seattle, WA DAS Oboe  
2013-07-05 Mandarin Ducks oboe and English horn XV Festival Eleazar de Carvalho, Teatra Celina Quieroz, Universidade de Fortaleza, Brazil Oboe Duo Agosto  
2013-06-25 Mandarin Ducks oboe and English horn 42nd International Double Reed Society Conference, Loewe Theater, University of Redlands, CA Oboe Duo Agosto  
2013-06-09 Mandarin Ducks oboe and English horn Scranton Library, Madison, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2013-05-07 Orson  jazz sextet Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Lluis Capdevila, piano; James Kerr, guitar; Pete Coco, double bass; Chris Howard, drums  
2013-04-19 The Phantom Voice  soprano and harp Governor Henry Lippitt House, Providence, RI Blythe Walker, soprano; Hyunjung Choi, harp world premiere performance



2012

Date Piece Instrumentation Venue Ensemble/Musicians Notes
2012-11-16 Mandarin Ducks oboe and English horn Old St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Bloomfield, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2012-11-04 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Danbury Public Library, Danbury, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2012-09-05 The Vexations Project (arr.) alto and baritone saxophones, 4 frying pans Torp Theatre, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT Generous Ensemble one of 132 different arrangements of Satie's Vexations which were concatenated into a single, marathon performance
2012-06-29 Monograms  string quartet and guitar Covenant Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC Hodges-Taylor Ensemble, with John Doll, guitar premiere performance
2012-06-24 Two Improvisations  solo piano Covenant Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, NC Danny Spiegel, piano premiere performance; with choreography by Gabriela Sevillano (Kataryna Flowers and Joseph Snider, dancers)
2012-06-18 Elegy  solo violin Snug Harbor at Lake Wylie, Charlotte, NC Brandon Buckmaster, violin (workshop reading)
2012-05-15 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Room 308C, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD Ursula Sahagian Mills, oboe; Elizabeth Honeyman, English horn  
2012-05-07 Three Street Pieces  clarinet and double bass Wang Center Chapel, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Sarah Koop, clarinet; Josh Schwalbach, double bass  
2012-05-04 An Addiction  jazz quintet University Café, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Michael Smith, piano; Keenan Zach, double bass; Josh Perry, drums  
2012-04-24 ...For Soon It Will Be Gone Again  jazz sextet Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Michael Smith, piano; James Kerr, guitar; Keenan Zach, double bass; Josh Perry, drums premiere performance
2012-03-29 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Hubbard Music Center Performing Hall, Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2012-03-09 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Micro-Exhibit Opening and Concert, Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2012-03-07 An Addiction  jazz sextet The Bench, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Michael Smith, piano; James Kerr, guitar; Keenan Zach, double bass; Josh Perry, drums  
2012-02-10 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Prosser Public Library, Bloomfield, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2012-02-07 Ebocativo  jazz sextet University Café, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Michael Smith, piano; James Kerr, guitar; Keenan Zach, double bass; Josh Perry, drums  



2011

Date Piece Instrumentation Venue Ensemble/Musicians Notes
2011-12-08 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Westminster Place, Presbyterian Homes, Evanston, IL Oboe Duo Agosto  
2011-12-06 Ebocativo  jazz sextet Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Michael Smith, piano; James Kerr, guitar; Keenan Zach, double bass; Josh Perry, drums premiere performance
2011-11-12 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn East Lyme Public Library, East Lyme, CT Oboe Duo Agosto  
2011-10-21 Three Street Pieces (arr.) oboe, English horn, viola, and cello Brazilian Endowment For The Arts, New York, NY Sylvanus Ensemble (Ling-Fei Kang, oboe; Charles Huang, English horn; Kum Joung You, viola; Han-Wei Lu, cello) premiere performance of special arrangement for Sylvanus
2011-10-21 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Brazilian Endowment For The Arts, New York, NY Oboe Duo Agosto  
2011-10-21 Elegy  solo viola Brazilian Endowment For The Arts, New York, NY Kum Joung You, viola  
2011-09-11 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Northbrook Public Library, Northbrook, IL Oboe Duo Agosto  
2011-08-18 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn Music Auditorium of the College of Music, Mahidol University, Salaya, Thailand Oboe Duo Agosto official world premiere, as part of the first Asian Double Reed Association Conference
2011-08-08 Mandarin Ducks  oboe and English horn South Shore Conservatory, Hingham, MA Oboe Duo Agosto preview performance, as part of Bert Lucarelli masterclass
2011-05-03 Nothing For It  jazz ensemble Staller Center Courtyard, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Lisa Preimesberger, bass clarinet; Phil Rowan, double bass; Ryan Nestor, drums  
2011-04-27 Nothing For It  jazz ensemble University Café, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY as above  
2011-04-13 Nothing For It  jazz ensemble Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY as above premiere performance
2011-04-08 Three Street Pieces  clarinet and double bass Longmire Recital Hall, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL Cheyenne Bland, clarinet; Elliot May, double bass  
2011-03-05 On the Beach  fixed media Studio 27, University of Alberta Fine Arts Building, Edmonton, AB, Canada   presented at Ncounters: The Audible Past, The Mutable Future conference, with remarks from the composer; Canadian premiere



2010

Date Piece Instrumentation Venue Ensemble/Musicians Notes
2010-12-07 Sheds Know Tears  jazz quartet Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Phil Rowan, double bass; Levy Lorenzo, percussion premiere performance
2010-11-04 Three Street Pieces  clarinet and double bass Starry Night At Staller Center, Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Alan Kay, clarinet; Kurt Muroki, double bass  
2010-10-27 Eirenicon  string sextet Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Natalie Kress, Tanya Tingarova, violins; Sarah Evins, Alexis Charles, violas; Kumhee Lee, Mohit Mansukhani, cellos  
2010-10-15 The Wood Between the Worlds  oboe, English horn, violoncello, and piano Phil Salathé Composition Recital, Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY The Sylvanus Quartet (Ling-Fei Kang, oboe; Charles Huang, English horn; Han-Wei Lu, violoncello; Lily Lin, piano)  
2010-10-15 Expecting the Spring Breeze (arrangement) oboe and guitar (as above) Ling-Fei Kang, oboe; Yannis Petridis, guitar  
2010-10-15 Nocturne piano (as above) Wen-Hui Lily Lin, piano  
2010-10-15 Abandoned Beach fixed media (as above)   premiere performance
2010-10-15 On the Beach cello and fixed media (as above) Han-Wei Lu, cello premiere performance of version with cello
2010-10-15 Three Bagatelles piano (as above) Wen-Hui Lily Lin, piano performed twice
2010-08-15 The Wood Between the Worlds  oboe, English horn, violoncello, and piano Ke Yong Lee Memorial Library, Luodong, Taiwan Sylvanus Quartet  
2010-08-13 The Wood Between the Worlds  oboe, English horn, violoncello, and piano Music Forum, Taipei, Taiwan Sylvanus Quartet  
2010-08-08 The Wood Between the Worlds  oboe, English horn, violoncello, and piano Kangshan Presbyterian Church, Kangshan, Taiwan Sylvanus Quartet Taiwanese premiere
2010-07-27 Bone Dry  solo trombone Big Red Barn at Rodes Farm, Nellysford, VA Jay Crone, trombone collaborative composition with six other Wintergreen composers
2010-07-27 Der Brief  spoken text and violoncello Big Red Barn at Rodes Farm, Nellysford, VA Jeffrey Gavett, baritone; Michael Finckel, cello collaborative composition with six other Wintergreen composers
2010-07-20 Eirenicon  string sextet Evans Center, Wintergreen Festival, Wintergreen, VA Stoney Creek String Sextet premiere performance
2010-05-06 Hakhphobia  brass quintet Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY as below, plus Tristan Eggener, tuba version for full quintet
2010-04-22 Hakhphobia  brass quartet Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Martin Loyato and Phil Salathé, trumpets; Ray Anderson and James Hubbard, trombones premiere performance (brass quartet version)
2010-02-26 Ajándék violoncello and percussion The Gunnery, Washington, CT Uncanny Valley cello-percussion duo (Katie Kennedy, cello; Bill Solomon, percussion)  
2010-02-25 Ajándék violoncello and percussion Capitol Community College, Hartford, CT Uncanny Valley cello-percussion duo  



2009

Date Piece Instrumentation Venue Ensemble/Musicians Notes
2009-12-08 Tana  jazz ensemble Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Andrea Daly, vocals; Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Nick Woodbury, vibraphone; Joshua Schwalbach, double bass; Levy Lorenzo, percussion premiere performance
2009-11-07 The cold and sparkling silver of the sea  mezzo-soprano and marimba Robert Werner Recital Hall, College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH Kate Tombaugh, mezzo-soprano; Benjamin Fraley, percussion premiere performance
2009-05-06 Ajándék violoncello and percussion Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Uncanny Valley cello-percussion duo  
2009-05-03 The Wood Between The Worlds oboe, English horn, violoncello, and piano St. Thomas the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, West Hartford, CT Sylvanus Quartet premiere performance
2009-04-29 An Addiction  jazz ensemble Staller Center Courtyard, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Phil Salathé, trumpet; Ray Anderson, trombone; Tristan Eggener, tuba premiere performance
2009-03-18 Elegy solo violin Violin Studio Concert, Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Natalie Kress, violin  
2009-02-12 Ajándék violoncello and percussion Chapel, The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor, CT Uncanny Valley cello-percussion duo  



2008

Date Piece Instrumentation Venue Ensemble/Musicians Notes
2008-12-10 Three Bagatelles piano Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Paul Epstein, piano  
2008-12-10 On the Beach fixed media Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY    
2008-12-05 Three Bagatelles piano University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT Lily Lin, piano premiere performance of full set
2008-11-23 On the Beach fixed media Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY   premiere performance
2008-08 A Canon in Dorian Mode string orchestra (youth) Italy students of the 2008 Music Adventure program  
2008-07-07 Islands  guitar orchestra International Suzuki Guitar Festival, Santa Clara, CA Suzuki Guitar Orchestra of the Hartt School's Community Division, cond. David Madsen  
2008-06 A Canon in Dorian Mode string orchestra (youth) Carthage, ME students of Laurie Kennedy  
2008-05 A Canon in Dorian Mode string orchestra (youth) West Hartford, CT Intermezzo Orchestra of the Hartt Community Division, cond. Katie Kennedy premiere performance
2008-05-08 Three Street Pieces clarinet and double bass Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Bogdan Scurtu, clarinet; Catherine O'Malley, double bass  
2008-05-07 Tusko horn and 4 double basses Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY same personnel as 2008-03-06 revised version
2008-05-03 Three Street Pieces clarinet and double bass Room 0111, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Bogdan Scurtu, clarinet; Catherine O'Malley, double bass  
2008-04-30 Ajándék violoncello and percussion Bliss Auditorium, Hartt School, West Hartford, CT Uncanny Valley cello-percussion duo  
2008-03-06 Tusko horn and 4 double basses Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY Harley Givler, horn;  Lisa Dowling, Sean Hamilton, Catherine O'Malley, Josh Schwalbach, double basses premiere performance; original version
2008-02-22 Ajándék violoncello and percussion Nordica Auditorium, University of Maine at Farmington, ME Uncanny Valley cello-percussion duo premiere performance

(under construction - performances from before 2008 have yet to be added)