Directing the 7th Annual Nief-Norf Summer Festival in conjunction with the Society for Minimalist Music's International Conference.
In residence with John Kilkenny and the students in the George Mason University percussion program.
Directing the UT World Percussion Ensemble in their Spring 2017 concert featuring music from Trinidad & Tobago, Cuba, and Brazil.
Visiting Dave Hall and the University of Nebraska for a 2-day residency in the percussion studio.
In residence at the University of Kansas with Mike Compitello for masterclasses and a performance on the KUPG concert Wednesday April 12th.
Closing the Big Ears weekend collaborating with Michael Pisaro & Greg Stuart on a Sunday matinee performance of Pisaro's Closed Categories in Cartesian Worlds
Directing / performing A wave and waves alongside Michael Pisaro, Greg Stuart, Nief-Norf and 100 musicians at the Knoxville Museum of Art.
Performing the world premiere of Christopher Burns' Constellations, a 15-movement 70' work for solo percussion + animation.
Performing Pauline Oliveros' Single Stroke Roll Mediation and Michael Gordon's Timber with the Nief-Norf Project.
Directing / performing Steve Reich's Drumming with the University of Tennessee Percussion Ensemble.
Collaborating with UT composer-in-residence Jennifer Higdon, as she conducts a performance of her percussion concerto with the UT Wind Ensemble.
Collaborating with vocalist Jessica Aszodi on Gyorgy Ligeti's 7-movement song cycle Síppal, dobbal, nádihegedüvel for mezzo-soprano and 4 percussionists. Show also includes works by Nico Muhly, Juri Seo, and Aurel Hollo.
Solo Recital + Masterclass at the University of North Carolina @ Greensboro and the students of Eric Willie.
Sharing a show with the UT Electroacoustic Ensemble, Ensemble Knox will be premiering Aaron Hynds' new percussion trio Sediment.
Curating six concerts for the Percussive Arts Society International Convention's "Focus Day." This year's theme is entitled "Celebrating the European Avant-Garde" and will feature an international line-up of artists.
Ensemble Knox will be performing downtown Knoxville, featuring Michael Pisaro's Hearing Metal 3, alongside Brian Archinal (Bern, Switzerland), Henrik Larsen (Aarhus, Denmark), and Greg Stuart (University of South Carolina) who will be leading the Pisaro collaboration.
The ensemble will also be performing Simon Løffler's b and Michael Maierhof's Specific Objects.
Directing the UT Percussion Ensemble for their Fall 2016 Concert. Repertoire to include:
- Ionization by Edgard Varese
- Rain Tree by Toru Takemitsu
- Impulse by Anna Meadors
- Tala by Akira Nishimura
- Patter by Robert Honstein
The UT Contemporary Music Ensemble will kick-off the 2016 UT Contemporary Music Festival with music by John Zorn, Luciano Berio, Brian Simalchik, and Mark Applebaum.
Join the UT Contemporary Music Ensemble on Thursday evening at 8PM to hear Bartok's Sonata for Two Pianos & Percussion & Luciano Berio's Linea.
Join the UT Contemporary Music Ensemble and the UT Electroacoustic Ensemble Saturday afternoon at 2PM at the Emporium Arts Center to hear music by John Cage, Alex Temple, and Christopher Burns.
Conducting Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon's beautiful song cycle "Sones de tierra fria" with Michelle DeBruyn (soprano) and an ensemble led by guitarist Jeremy Bass. Catch us the following night at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, KY.
Ensemble Knox will be downtown Knoxville in Krutch Park performing the first movement of Steve Reich's Drumming to help celebrate Knoxville's 225th birthday.
Heading to Brooklyn to join Kendall Williams and the Crossfire Steel Orchestra in Brooklyn Panorama. Cause Ah Scene 2016!