World premiere of a moment of silence with Periapsis Music & Dance at Soapbox Gallery
Open Improvisations: Online Edition with Brian Ellis
The Foundation for the Revival of Classical Culture "Beethoven 250" Broadcast
(I Want) To Be Held movement response film with Julian Day as part of the Chelsea Music Festival at HighLineNine
Open Improvisations: Online Edition
SEPT 28-OCT 3
Banff Residency Creative Practice for Contemporary Dance: Choreographic Thinking in Making and Performing
BlackBox Ensemble Julius Eastman "Femenine" Play-In
Virtual premiere of Sarabande (NY Bach Project) with Ron Wasserman
BlackBox Ensemble Online Marathon
Virtual premiere of Gazebo Gigue (NY Bach Project) with Ron Wasserman
Yarn/Wire Institute virtual premiere concert of With the Wall
Virtual premiere of Mission Gladiator short film
Virtual premiere of Ap(he)art for violin and cello performed by International Contemporary Ensemble
Hard Practices Podcast with Ron Wasserman and Stephanie Ann Boyd
BlackBox Ensemble @ Shapeshifter Lab
NOV 16-18 // "Hear Her Voice"
Official world premiere of my piece the world may be on fire but at least it's warm for solo cello and electronics at Stetson School of Music as part of the "Hear Her Voice" collective, performed and organized by Assistant Professor of Cello and Coordinator of Chamber Music, Jamie Clark, alongside works by six fellow composers in the collective including Eliza Brown, Brittany J. Green, Polina Nazaykinskaya, Binna Kim, Liliya Ugay and Anne Wang.. I will also be featured on a Q+A panel with the composers and teach the undergraduate composition students as a guest lecturer.
Location: Stetson School of Music, DeLand, FL
OCT 3 // RDAM "The New World" Accordion Festival
World premiere of my piece Catch My Breath and Hold It for solo accordion at The Royal Danish Academy of Music's "The New World" Accordion Festival, performed by Arcangelo Pignatelli. Featuring contemporary works from five American composers in collaboration with the RDAM, organized by Katie Balch, Hanzhi Wang and Geir Dragsvoll.
Time: 10am (EST)
Location: Royal Danish Academy of Music, Copenhagen, Denmark
OCT 2 // BlackBox Ensemble with Tanner Porter
BlackBox Ensemble with Tanner Porter, the first of four programs for our 2021-2022 season. Featuring music by Tanner Porter, Bekah Simms and Brittany J. Green.
Location: Uncommonly Studio, Ridgewood, NY
AUG 1-11 // Avaloch Residency with BlackBox Ensemble
I was Composer-in-Residence with BlackBox Ensemble at Avaloch
Farm Music Institute in Boscawen, NH, where we workshopped my
piece The Love of Being Lost in Anonymity, which will be premiering on our
second program of the season in December 2021.
JUNE 27 // Periapsis "To Take You There"
My debut performance as company member and flutist/dancer/composer/choreographer of Periapsis Music & Dance in the Season 9 show "To Take You There," featuring the world premiere of my piece on the other side of silence, where I played all four roles.
Location: Dixon Place, LES, NY
JUNE 24 - JULY 2 // Ensemble Evolution
I was selected to participate in International Contemporary Ensemble's Ensemble Evolution 2021 Festival as a composer, flutist, choreographer, dancer and improviser.
JUNE 21 // Make Music NY
After playing with the Socially Distant Orchestra online during COVID, I was part of their Make Music NY concert as a "Mini-Orchestra" at the W 104th St. Community Garden.
JUNE 18 // Connecticut Summerfest
World premiere of my piece what kind of land will we be together in? for piano four hands performed by ZOFO. The culmination performance after a week-long festival of lectures and lessons under guest faculty Nina C. Young, Ken Steen, Chen Yi and Carlos Simon.
JUNE 25 // SICPP 2021: The State of Now
World premiere of my collaboration with Camilla Caldwell our breaths in partnered sleep as part of SICPP 2021: The State of Now, on a program alongside pieces by John Luther Adams, John Cage, Morton Feldman, Kaija Saariaho, Trinton Prater, and Lee Hyla.
JUNE 22 // BlackBox Ensemble: "Gallery of Sound"
BlackBox Ensemble "Gallery of Sound" installation concert.
Location: RPM Underground
MAY 14 - AUG 6 // "Airwave Premieres: KCR x Columbia Composers"
I hosted a series on WKCR called "Airwave Premieres: KCR x Columbia Composers", featuring music and interviews from Columbia University's DMA composers every Friday 3-4:30pm in lieu of their live concert season cancelled due to COVID.
APR 30 // "Pretend It Is A Ritual"
World premiere of Pretend It Is A Ritual with Julian Day. A collaboration
redefining and de-/re-constructing boundaries between composer,
choreographer, performer, observer and listener.
NOV 9 // "Sounds New XXIX"
Sneak peek "soft" world premiere of my piece the world may be on fire but at least it's warm for solo cello and electronics performed by Assistant Professor of Cello and Coordinator of Chamber Music, Jamie Clark, at Stetson School of Music's "Sounds New XXIX: Music of the 21st Century performed by Stetson Faculty" concert.
Location: Stetson School of Music, DeLand, FL
OCT 9 // SOB plays Beethoven and Tchaikovsky
As a flutist with String Orchestra of Brooklyn, performing Beethoven 7 and Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto.
Location: St. Ann's & the Holy Trinity Church, Brooklyn, NY
OCT 20 // "Talking of Michelangelo"
Performing on Jonathan Katz's "Talking of Michelangelo" City Artist Corps program, playing "Romance on D and A" by Jonathan Katz for flute and piano, and fluting/dancing "Façade 1" with music by Jonathan Katz and choreography by Zara Lawler.
Location: DiMenna Center for Classical Music, Manhattan, NY
NOV 14 // Periapsis 10th Season Benefit
Periapsis Music and Dance’s 10th Season Benefit performance of my four-hand piano piece “What kind of land will we be together in?” performed by Eleanor Sandresky and Jonathan Katz at Soapbox Gallery (a preview of it being set to choreography by Dance Theater of Harlem’s Da'Von Doane this spring!)
DEC 11 // BlackBox Ensemble: "Intersections"
World premiere of my piece The Love of Being Lost in Anonymity for two voices, flute, clarinet, trumpet, violin, viola, cello, piano and electronics, with text by me, along with music by Brittany J. Green and Paul Novak.
Location: Grace & St. Paul's Church