Helped found non-profit dedicated to serving musical communities in prisons
Program director at Sing Sing Correctional Facility (NY) and Lansing Correctional Facility (KS)
Text of my talk reflecting on 10 years of Musicambia; what it’s like & what I’ve learned.
New Course @ NYU ITP
I am designing a new course for the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) at NYU Tisch called Music Design & Discovery for Fall 2024.
Creative Music Intensive
Two week summer retreat at Arts, Letters and Numbers (Albany, NY), and online.
Faculty include Elliot Cole, Michael Harrison, Aleksandra Vrebelov, Payton McDonald, and the Bergamot Quartet.
Workshop topics include composition, counterpoint, Just Intonation, music production, Classical Indian rhythm and raga, and more.
CMI 2023 website
Font designed for Hindustani music notation
Based on Lato by Łukasz Dziedzic
Lato and Lato-Sargam are licensed under the SIL Open Font License.
Creative Ableton: Complete Course
Video course designed to help you learn how to compose music while learning how to use Ableton Live
Material covers two semesters of what I teach at Juilliard and the New School
Learn by doing, guided by 142 short videos
Learn More Category
Evolving collection of games, improvisation scores, and sonic meditations employing the flowerpot
Since 2020, Flowerpot Music has been an special project of Make Music Day, and is performed in dozens of cities each year on June 21
Events are promoted and supported by Peter Ferry
Note: Not the same piece as Flowerpot Music No. 1, a fully notated duo, which probably needs a new name!
Contact for more information
Make Music Day Book
Community Music, Compositions
Software for musical modeling and exploration
Aided composition of many of my works, including Bloom Suite + Trio, Facets / Well of Whales, New Year’s Day, Flows, Nocturnes, Hashflowers.
Dissertation (Princeton PhD *23)
2022-2023 A nine-hour cycle of raga-based music for voice, Just Intonation piano, and Prophet synthesizer.
Created with Michael Harrison, Ina Filip, and Benoît Rolland, with lighting by Nina Elder.
Commissioned by the Turchin Center for the Arts in Boone, North Carolina, and exhibited July-December 2023.
Celtic-baroque-rock-opera by me and Fiona Gillespie, for a big band of old and new instruments (Makaris).
Story comes from a 16th century Scottish ballad.
Album at Long Echo Records
Storytelling, Early Music, Albums, Compositions
Five Easy Pieces
Solo piano music
Commissioned by Metropolis Ensemble for David Kaplan
Animations by me