News & Activities:

Selected work: Der Heroszupfer, for the Central Washington University New Music Festival (Ellensburg, WA), October 2024.
Selected work: Verklärte Einblicke for Echofluxx 24 (Prague, CZ), September 2024.
Accepted for presentation: "The Microtonal Harpsichord: Two Recent Works Exploring Just Tuning Systems," including performance of Die Geruchschmale for "The Microtonal Village" Symposium at the Village Trip Festival 2024 (New York, NY), September 2024.
Released: Der Saus und Braus on "Transition & Apotheosis": Society for Composers Inc., Vol. 35 (Navona Records, NV6612), April 2024.
Selected work: An Unaware Cosmos for the Contemporary Art Music Project CAMPGround24 (Tampa, FL), March 2024.
Selected work: Der Saus und Braus for the 21st Biennial Festival of New Music at Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL), February 2024.
Selected work: Chain of Circumstances (screendance version), for the 6th edition of the International Symposium of New Music (SiMN 2023), sponsored by Núcleo Música Nova of the State University of Paraná (Brazil), November 2023.
Finalist, 46th Annual Festival of New American Music Call for Scores, Sacramento State University (Recombinant), August 2023.
Selected work: Chain of Circumstances (screendance version), for the 7th annual Research on Contemporary Composition conference at the University of North Georgia, October 2023.
Guest composer, Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI), 6 October 2023.
Guest composer, Wayne State University (Detroit, MI), 4 October 2023.
Accepted for presentation: "New Approaches to Pitch in Three Recent Works for Historical Keyboards" at the 63rd Annual Organ Conference at the University of Michigan, October 2023.
Accepted for presentation: "A Comprehensive-Immersive Approach to Beginning Composition Instruction: a 25th-Year Report from the University of North Texas" for Teaching Composition: A Symposium on Composition Pedagogy at the University of Utah, September 2023.
Selected work: Chain of Circumstances (screendance version), for the Society of Composers, Inc. Online National Conference, June 2023.
Guest composer: 80th Annual Congress of the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America; Cohasset, MA, June 2023.
Selected work: Chain of Circumstances (screendance version), for New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, June 2023.
Finalist, ICEBERG New Music 2022-23 Call for Scores (Verklárte Einblicke).
Selected work, Chain of Circumstances (screendance version), for Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) 2023 Conference, April 2023.
Composer residency: Northern Illinois University, 9-10 March 2023.
Selected work: Chain of Circumstances (screendance version), for Empirica by MID SIDE Aps Call for Works, December 2022.
Selected composer: Boston New Music Initiative Prismatic Congruency Series, December 2022 (Der Ohrenzeuge).
Featured work: Chain of Circumstances, on 2022 Fulbright Reunion Art Exhibition; Richard Shuster, pianist.
Prizewinner: Franco Proposal Contest, sponsored by the Guild of Carillonneurs in North America​​​; ​​commission for a new work for solo carillon in 2023 (Der Maestroso — character study after Elias Canetti).
Selected for CD release: Der Saus und Braus, Society of Composers, Inc. CD Series, Volume 35 (PARMA Recordings, 2023).
Selected composer: Tempo Reale Lampi di Rete—online audiovisual marathon, sponsored by the International Confederation of Electroacoustic Music—CIME/ICME, March 2022 (Chain of Circumstances — screendance version).
Selected composer: 2022 Festival of Contemporary Art Music at Washington State University, March 2022 (Chain of Circumstances — screendance version).
Finalist: NYC Contemporary Music Symposium at Columbia University 2022 ("Unweaving a Rainbow" from An Unaware Cosmos).
Selected composer: Boston New Music Initiative Prismatic Congruency Series, March 2022 (Der Tückenfänger).
Accepted for presentation: "Modular, Recombinant, and Concurrent Approaches to Musical Form: Two Recent Works with Guitar" and performance of An Unaware Cosmos at The 21st Century Guitar conference, Ball State University, March 2022.
Official Selection: Chain of Circumstances (screendance version) for FilmFest by Rogue Dancer: Dance NOIR Edition, November 2021.
Selected composer: Audiovisual Frontiers Virtual Exhibition, November 2021 (Chain of Circumstances screendance version).
Selected for publication: Die Schadhafte, in the SCI Journal of Music Scores, Vols. 62/63, Fall 2022.
Selected composer: The Arc Project Online Festival 2021, December 2021 (Canetti-menagerie).
Selected composer: 2021 SCI National Conference, May 2021 (Der Saus und Braus).
Finalist: Kaleidoscope Chamber Ensemble 2020 Call for Scores (Interstices).
Selected for publication: Chain of Circumstances, in the Spring 2021 online issue of Apricity Magazine.
Selected composer: Locrian Chamber Players 2020 Call for Scores (Chain of Circumstances); one of four selected works to be programmed during 2021-22 season.
Artist Residency: at ArtsIceland Outvert Art Space (Ísafjörður, Iceland), July 2020; cancelled due to COVID-19.
Selected composer: 41st Annual Bowling Green New Music Festival, October 2020 (Der Schönheitsmolch).
Commission from the Greater Dallas Youth Orchestra Flute Choir for a work for flute ensemble (Phosphenes), 2020.
Commission from pianist Richard Shuster, choreographer Jordan Fuchs, and Texas Woman's University, for a work for piano and solo dancer (Chain of Circumstances), 2019.
Selected composer: 2020 SCI National Conference at the University of Texas at Arlington, March 2020 (cancelled due to COVID-19).
Selected composer: 2020 SCI Region VI Conference at Trinity University and the University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, TX), February 2020.
Guest composer: Franz Liszt Academy (Budapest, Hungary), Janacek Academy of Music and Performing Arts (Brno, Czech Republic), and Palacky University (Olomouc, Czech Republic); May 2019.
Finalist: Texas chapter submission to the International Society of Contemporary Music World Music Days 2019 (Zwei Parabeln nach Franz Kafka).
Guest composer: Stephen F. Austin State University (Nacogdoches, TX) and Texas State University (San Marcos, TX), April 2019.
Guest composer: University of California, Los Angeles, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, and University of Redlands; April 2019.
Guest composer: University of Oklahoma (Norman, OK), March 2019.
Commission from TrioPolis for a work for clarinet, violin, and piano (Recombinant), 2018.
Review of Die Sternklare, performed by percussionist Jacob Garcia appeared in Arts and Culture Texas, 21 November 2018.
Featured composer (with Libby Larsen): James Madison University Contemporary Music Festival (Harrisonburg, VA), 22-24 October 2018.
Radio broadcast of Zwei Parabeln nach Franz Kafka on WWFM-Trenton, as part of their weekly program "Celebrating Our Musical Future," 8 October 2018.
Featured speaker for the Philadelphia premiere of Frank Zappa's The Yellow Shark, performed by Orchestra 2001 at The Fillmore Philly in April 2018. This event was supported by a grant from The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, and also included programs featuring music by Edgard Varèse, Igor Stravinsky, Anton Webern, and Pierre Boulez.
Article on the Music of Frank Zappa course appeared in the 16 February 2018 Dallas Observer.
Guest lecturer: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (Glasgow, UK), October 2017.
Accepted for presentation: "Practical Applications of D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson’s On Growth and Form on Musical Materials and Structures" at the On Growth and Form Centenary Conference, 13-15 October 2017 at the University of St. Andrews (Scotland).  The paper includes a discussion of three original compositions related to Thompson's work: Occam's Razor, the road in its unfoldings, and Interstices.
Interview with flutist and UNT colleague Elizabeth McNutt posted on her blog site, New Music Pioneer (15 September 2016).
Awarded one of two 2016-17 faculty fellowships from the University of North Texas Institute for the Advancement of the Arts to complete the large-scale modular cycle An Unaware Cosmos.
Selected for publication: eight modules from An Unaware Cosmos published in the January 2016 issue of ink&coda, an online journal of prose and music.
Selected work: Cornell Set, for the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (New York, NY), June 2015
Interview with David MacDonald, discussing Improbable Encounters on SoundNotion TV, March 2014.
Released: Improbable Encounters, a double CD/DVD featuring 30 years of solo, chamber, and electroacoustic compositions, innova recordings 873 (28 January 2014).
Selected composer: 34th Annual Bowling Green New Music Festival, October 2013 (Cornell Set).
Interview with Philip Blackburn for innova Recordings' "Alive and Composing" series, October 2013.
Commission from saxophonist Gregory Dewhirst through a Collaborative Artist Grant from Tarrant County College for a new chamber work (Interstices), 2013.
Invited artist: Living Arts of Tulsa OK Electric Festival (Tulsa, OK), October 2012.
Composer Residency: Sichaun Conservatory of Music (Chengdu, China), May 2012.
Accepted for presentation: “Text Setting with Electroacoustic Environment: Expanding the Poem Plane” and performance of Cornell Set at the 13th Biennial Arts and Technology Symposium, Connecticut College (New London, CT), March 2012.
Guest artist residency: Cornell University Department of English (Ithaca, NY), featuring performances of Three Poems from Felt and Cornell Set, April 2011.
Featured composer: Voices of Change program featuring five character studies after Elias Canetti (Dallas, TX), March 2011.
Selected composer: "Sonic Diasporas” Festival, University of California, San Diego (La Jolla, CA), January 2011.
Commission from Cornell University Department of English Creative Writing Program, for a setting of poems by Cornell University poets with computer music (Cornell Set), 2010.