Education

University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Bachelor of Music in Theory/Composition - Magna Cum Laude (2014)

University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance - Master of Music in Composition (2016)

University of Missouri - Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance - Doctor of Musical Arts (In Progress)

 


Awards/Festivals

2015 - Charlotte New Music Festival

2015 - Electronic Music Midwest Festival

2017 - June in Buffalo Festival

2017 - SPLICE Institute

2017 - Electronic Music Midwest Festival


Concert Works Performed

A full works list can be downloaded here

Pulse: Meditation” for guitar ensemble (2010-11)

- Premiered by the Pellissippi State Community College Guitar Ensemble

  4/14/2011 - Clayton Performing Arts Center, Knoxville, TN

- Performed at the University of Tennessee in Spring of 2012

“Abrams Falls” for solo guitar (2012)

- Premiered by the Composer in Spring of 2012

“Journey to Light: String Quartet #1” (2012)

- Premiered in February 2013

“Ribambelle” for Amplified Cello (2013)

- Premiered in April 2013

“Dream Logic: String Quartet #2” (2013)

- Premiered on January 23rd, 2014

“Chaconne: Les Chemins du Desir” – for Solo Piano (2013)

- Premiered on January 23rd, 2014

“Cello Sonata #1” (2013-14)

- premiered on January 23rd, 2014

“…how far the morning leaps…” for amplified piano and Ableton Live (2014)

- premiered by the composer on April 14th, 2014

“Ghost Metropolis: Transition 28” for laptops and saxophone (2014)

-  A collaboration with Zack Pentecost and Marquis’ McGee. Premiered April 14th, 2014

“Ghost Metropolis: Transition 2” for electric guitar and Max/MSP (2014)

-  Premiered by the composer in the Fall of 2014

“Chanson du reve” for Orchestra (2014/15)

- Orchestration of the middle movement of “Dream Logic.” Received a reading

   and recording by the UMKC Symphony Orchestra in January 2015.

“Endless Sky” for String Orchestra (2015)

- Grade 3 string orchestra, composed for the Ruskin High School Concert

  Orchestra, Kansas City, MO as part of the Music for Use project.  Premiered in April of 2015.

“Virulent Strain” for Piano Trio (2014/2015)

- Premiered June 19, 2015 at the 2015 Charlotte New Music Festival in Charlotte, NC.

“plink, plink, plink...” for Toy Piano (2015)

- Premiered June 26, 2015 by Adam Scott Neal as part of 2015 Charlotte New Music Festival