fellowships & collectives
Choral Arts Initiative PREMIERE|Project Festival, June 2019 - Newport Beach, CA.
Composer Fellow, 4-day mentorship from Faculty: Dominick DiOrio, Derrick Spiva Jr, and Dale Trumbore.
Conducted by Brandon Elliot.
New Explorative Oratorio Festival Collaborator with 12 other composers for the cumulative piece, August 2019 - Los Angeles, CA. Directed by Faculty: David Harris, Laurel Irene, and Fahad Siadat.
Millennium Composers Initiative
Featured Composer and Member since 2018. MCI has continued to represent its composers in the form of collaborative concerts with chamber groups across the United States and appearances at various music conferences.
audio and score samples
GOOD MORNING is a theatrical collage of sentiments that occur throughout 4 major stages of a relationship.
ExplOratorio - Cumulative piece from NEO Festival 2019.
non-dual - The hyper-realization that everything is connected + telekinesis as a metaphor for oneness and collective manifestation.
Happiness is fleeting...Cyclical is a visceral demonstration, divided into “mini-movements” which repeat the same notion in various formats. Elements of theatrics, sound sculpture, and audience participation accentuate the humour and darkness that is the self.
list of works
As Slow Our Ship. 4’, SATB. Words by Thomas Moore (1852).
Cyclical. 4'30, SATB and audience participation.
Estar remando en dulce de leche. 3', Soprano, Tenor, Piano.
Performances by Soprano - Maureen Batt, Tenor - Fabián Arciniegas and Pianist - Claire Harris
during Crossing Borders Tour 2019:
2019-10-31 - Paul O’Regan Hall, Halifax, NS.
2019-11-05 - Heliconian Hall, Toronto, ON.
2019-11-14 to 30 - Medellin, Colombia followed by concerts in Popayán, Santa Marta, Pereira, Manizales, Cali, Buga, and Bogotá.
ExplOratorio - collaborative piece with 12 composers for the closing ceremonies of NEO.
2019-08-11 - New Explorative Oratorio Festival, Los Angeles, CA.
GOOD MORNING. 4’, SATB
2019-06-14 - Choral Arts Initiative PREMIERE|Project Festival, Newport Beach, CA.
Gulf Islands Suite
i. crazy leaf. 4', SSAA
ii. foxglove. 4’, SSA with piano accompaniment
2020-04-26 - Pender Island Youth Choir, Pender Island, BC.
iii. the lake on top of the hill. SSAA
Lull. 4', SATB
non-dual. 3’30, SATB
Sara T. 3'30, TTBB
what are you talking about. 3'30, SATB and cellphones