February 3-5, 2017

Prairie Winds

An amazing weekend of collaboration between dedicated high school musicians and KU's faculty.  High school percussionists can expect a great few days of chamber music, large ensemble playing, and lessons.  Plus, percussionists also applying to KU may audition early during the festival.  See you there!

February 23, 2017

Mike Truesdell, Gal Faganel, New Morse Code
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

Percussionist Mike Truesdell and cellist Gal Faganel visit Hannah and I from the UNiversity of Northern Colorado for an evening of solos, duos, and maybe even a quartet.  Mike will be coaching my chamber ensembles and working with the KU Percussion group as well.  

March 11, 2017

Southwestern College Day of Percussion
Soutwestern College, Winfield KS
$20 registration fee

Masterclass and performance for Jeremy Kirk's new Day of Percussion, with special guest artist Kevin Bobo.  Sign up for the competition in either snare drum or marimba!   

December 3, 2016
 

KUPG Fall Concert
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

Music from Tonia Ko, Amy Beth Kirsten, Marc Mellits, Robert Honstein, Judah Adashi, and Thierry de Mey.  I'll be joining the team for Tonia's Real Voices and Imagined Clatter.  

November 17 & 18, 2016

KU University Dance Company Fall Concert
7:30pm, Lied Center, the University of Kansas
1600 Stewart Drive, Lawrence, KS
FREE

KU Percussionists perform Reich's Music for Pieces of Wood with choreography from Ellie Goudie-Averill. 
 

November 10, 2016

Percussive Arts Society International Convention Focus Day
10am, Wabash Ballroom, Indianapolis Convention Center
Indianapolis, IN

Lachenmann's Interieur I as part of a PASIC Focus Day centered on the percussion music of the European Avant Garde.

November 6, 2016

Bresnick@70 Birthday Celebration
7pm, National Sawdust
Brooklyn, NY

Birthday celebration for compositional icon and mentor Martin Bresnick.  NMC plays Songs of the Mouse People, one of our first pieces, alongside a star-studded lineup.
*Update: check out a video of the performance here.

October 24, 2016

Art Inspiring Music: New Morse Code
5pm, Kemper Art Museum, Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Robert Honstein's Down Down Baby, Christopher Stark's The Language of Landscapes, and Martin Bresnick's Songs of the Mouse People in a performance reflecting on the Kemper's exhibit Real / Radical / Psychological: The Collection on Display.

October 19, 2016

KUPG and Sandbox Percussion: Drumming
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

Percussion superfriends Sandbox Percussion join my KU Percussion Group for a special performance Steve Reich's complete Drumming.  We're joined by Elizabeth Pearse and Amanda DeBoer Bartlett. 

October 4, 2016

NMC at KU
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

World premiere of Robert Honstein's Down Down Baby alongside NMC favorites.

September 27, 28 & October 1

NYC Quadrille:  Pam Tanowitz Dance
in collaboration with The Knights
The Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Ave.)
New York, NY

NMC plays David Lang's stuttered chant alongside The Knights and one of NY's most renowned dance companies
More information here

September 24, 2016

New Ear: "Impressions in Metal"
8PM, Central United Methodist Church
Kansas City, MO

Unsuk Chin's Fantasie Mechanique, Stuart Smith's Breath, and Liza Lim's Ehwaz.
 

July 9-August 13, 2016

Avaloch Farm Music Institute New Music Initiative

Hannah and I co-coordinate this composer/performer residency dedicated to incubating and promoting new artistic collaborations.  Plus, the food is great!

June 7, 2015

American Academy in Rome Fellows Concert
6:30pm, American Academy, Rome

Nina C Young's awesome 2 piano/2 percussion work Remains in Rome alongside music by Christopher Cerrone.  Percussionist super-friend Ian Rosenbaum is there as well!

May 24, 2016

Aphasia at Mayfest
8pm, Barnes Hall, Cornell University
$20/$10

Honored to present one of my favorite works on Cornell's annual international chamber music festival.  

May 22, 2016

The Language of Landscapes @ Concerts on the Slope
3pm, St. John's Episcopal Church (Park Slope), Brooklyn, NY
FREE, $20 suggested

NMC presents the NY Premiere of Christopher Stark's The Language of Landscapes.

May 6, 2016 

Queens College Chamber Music Live
10am, LeFrak Concert Hall, Queens College
FREE

NMC presents some of our favorite music at the Aaron Copland School of Music

April 19, 2016

KUPG
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS

New music for percussion from KU's stellar percussion group, with a world premiere from Charlie Peck

April 10-14, 2016

NMC in Residence at Michigan State

Hannah and I are delighted to spend a few days with Gwen Dease's amazing percussion studio, giving classes, sharing music we love, and performing on their percussion group concert April 14. I'm pumped to visit my home state again!

March 14, 2016

Solo Recital at KU Edwards Campus
7pm, Reigner Auditorium, KU Edwards Campus
12600 Quivira Road, Overland Park, KS 66213
FREE

New and recent music for solo percussion about landscapes both physical and mental.  Christopher Cerrone's Memory PalaceTonia Ko's Blue Skin of the Sea, Mark Applebaum's Aphasia, and more!

March 11, 2016

Solo Recital at KU Edwards Campus
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

New and recent music for solo percussion about landscapes both physical and mental.  Christopher Cerrone's Memory PalaceTonia Ko's Blue Skin of the Sea, Mark Applebaum's Aphasia, and more!

March 5, 2016

Music on the Edge:  New Morse Code and Jamie Jordan
8pm, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA

NMC joins forces with amazing soprano Jamie Jordan on a program of cutting edge contemporary works in one of Pittsburgh's best museums

February 12-18, 2016

Mozart's Requiem with the Sebastians and Seraphic Fire

FL, NY, PA, and DC with a new completion of Mozart's Requiem by Gregory Spears

  • Feb. 12, 2016, 7:30pm, All Saints Episcopal (Ft. Lauderdale)
  • Feb. 13, 2016, 8:00pm, Miami Shores Presbyterian
  • Feb. 14, 2016, 4:00pm, South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
  • Feb. 16, 2016, 7:30pm, St. Paul's Episcopal, K Street (Washington, DC)
  • Feb. 17, 2016, 7:30pm, Trinity Wall Street (New York, NY))
  • Feb. 18, 2016, 7:30pm, St. Clement’s Episcopal (Philadelphia, PA)

 February 5-7, 2016

Prairie Winds

An amazing weekend of collaboration between dedicated high school musicians and KU's faculty.  High school percussionists can expect a great few days of chamber music, large ensemble playing, and lessons.  See you there!

February 2, 2016

Solo Recital at the University of Kansas
7:30pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS
FREE

New and recent music for solo percussion about landscapes both physical and mental.  Christopher Cerrone's Memory PalaceTonia Ko's Blue Skin of the Sea, Mark Applebaum's Aphasia, and more!

November 2, 2015

New Morse Code plays Stark
7:30pm, Goldberg Formal Lounge, Danforth University Center
Washington University in St. Louis

Premiere of a new work by Christopher Stark
Funded by a Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Grant

December 18-20, 2015

Messiah with the Sebastians and Seraphic Fire

Everyone's favorite period performance group teams up with the hottest voices in FL for Handel's Messiah

December 8, 2015

KUPG
8pm, Swarthout Recital Hall, the University of Kansas
1530 Naismith Drive, Lawrence KS

My first concert as director of Kansas' percussion group.  Amazing new American music for keyboard percussion!

November 12, 2015

NMC @ PASIC
12pm, Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio, TX

Hannah and I play Andy Akiho's 21 as part of a Keyboard Daytime Showcase Concert
with Gwendolyn Dease, Ji Hye Jung, and Paul Fadoul.   Remember the Alamo (and to come)!

October 6, 2015


NMC @ Furman
Furman University, Greenville, SC

Music by Ko, Akiho, Shaw, Didkovsky, and Johnson

October 5, 2015

NMC @ UTK
University of Tennessee - Knoxville, Knoxville, TN

Music by Ko, Akiho, Shaw, Didkovsky, and Johnson, as well as masterclasses with cello and percussion studios

September 19, 2015

NMC @ Kettle Corn NYC
7pm, The DiMenna Center (450 W. 37th,New York, NY

World premieres from Ryan Harper, Matthew Barnson, and Loren Loiacono, plus other great music by Andy Akiho and Tonia Ko.  PLUS PLUS PLUS popcorn!

September 17, 2015

Michael Compitello and New Morse Code
7:30pm, Sprague Hall, Yale University,New Haven, CT

My final DMA recital (I passed), with music by Georges Aperghis, Tonia Ko, Nick Didkovsky, Osvaldo Golijov, and Iannis Xenakis.

September 16, 2015
 

Kettle Corn New Music presents New Morse Code
8pm, The Carriage House (305 Stewart Ave.), Ithaca, NY
FREE

World premieres from Ryan Harper, Matthew Barnson, and Loren Loiacono, plus other great music by Andy Akiho and Tonia Ko.  PLUS PLUS PLUS popcorn!

July 5 - August 9, 2015

Avaloch Farm New Music Initiative Boscawen, NH

Hannah and I are proud to lead this new subset of Avaloch Farm's deliciously productive performer residencies.  Our session will focus on composer/performer collaboration, and we're excited to help facilitate great work being done.  For more information (or to apply for next season), visit here

June 11-20, 2015

New Morse Code at the Geneva Music Festival Geneva, NY

Hannah and I return to to Geneva for a workshop at Geneva's Boys and Girls Club (June 11), a concert at a local winery with Chris Stark (June 14), and a show with trumpter par excellence Tom Bergeron (June 20)

June 2, 2015

New Morse Code at Community Musicworks Providence, RI More info coming soon!

Workshop on musical collaboration with students at Providence’s innovative community music school.

April 16, 2015

NOVUS plays Messiaen 1pm, Trinity Wall Street 75 Broadway, New York, NY FREE

Trinity's crack new music orchestra plays Messiaen’s Oiseaux Exotiques, Milhaud’s La création du monde and Berg's Kammerkonzert as part of Trinity's "Concerts at 1" series

April 3, 2015

12@Hotchkiss: New Morse Code 12pm, Hotchkiss Recital Hall, Gibson Center for the Arts, Washington College 300 Washington Ave, Chestertown, MD FREE

Hannah and I play some of our favorites on Washington College's Friday concert series.

March 31, 2015

New Morse Code at Catholic University
8pm, Benjamin T Rome School of Music, Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue Northeast, Washington, DC FREE

Hannah and I premiere a new piece by Stephen Gorbos, and present a workshop for CUA's composition students.

March 26, 2015

Breath, Contained 8pm, Sibley Dome, Cornell University 942 University Ave, Ithaca NY FREE

 Breath, Contained is an interdisciplinary installation and musical composition by composer-artist Tonia Ko that explores amplified and drawn-upon bubble wrap.  Tonia's art on bubble wrap will hang from the dome as Sandbox Percussion and myself perform a new composition for 5 percussionists playing amplified, processed bubble wrap (here's a sample of the original, solo version).   The show will juxtapose Breath, Contained with Mark Applebaum's Straitjacket and Reich's Music for Pieces of Wood.

March 9, 2015

Kettle Corn New Music FundraiserNew Morse Code and Lisa Moore.  
7pm, DiMenna Center 450 West 37th Street New York, NY  
$50

Hannah and I play music by Andy Akiho alongside one of my musical heroes to help raise money for KCNM's 2015 season.  Popcorn, beer, music: what else would you want?!

March 8, 2015

Environs Messiaen: songbirdsongs 12:30 PM, Cornell Plantations Nearing Summer House, Ithaca, NY Free, but register for tickets here

 I'll be leading John Luther Adams’s songbirdsongs for piccolos and percussion, a sensitive rendering of bird songs featuring species native to North America. JLA himself found the songs in the Lab of O's bird book. Space is limited: register here today!

March 6, 2015

Environs Messiaen: Ensemble X does Vivier, Grisey, Wood 8pm, Sage Chapel, Cornell University 147 Ho Plaza, Ithaca, NY Free

 On Friday, Ensemble X performs music by composers influenced by Messiaen, including Claude Vivier’s Lonely Child (1980) for soprano and orchestra and Gerard Grisey’s Prologue (1976) for viola and electronics. I'll be playing James Wood's new marimba solo, Secret Dialogues, which is based on birdsong and constellational patterns.

March 5, 2015

Environs Messiaen: "Immeasurable Space" 8pm, Sage Chapel, Cornell University 147 Ho Plaza, Ithaca, NY Free

As part of Ryan McCullough's Environs Messiaen festival at Cornell (co-sponsored by the Lab of Ornithology and the Westfield Center), we'll be busy playing music in and around Messiaen's world.  On Thursday, organ/ondes Martenot music by Olivier Messiaen and André Jolivet, and John Luther Adams’s The Immeasurable Space of Tones (1998–2001). The entire festival is worth a look: a packed few days of lectures, films, sound installations, and concerts!

February 13-15, 2015

The Sebastians + Seraphic Fire in Miami February 13, 2015, 8:00pm, Miami Shores Presbyterian February 14, 2015, 8:00pm, All Saints Episcopal (Ft. Lauderdale) February 15, 2015 4:00pm, South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center

Joining some of my favorite period instrument friends (and escaping the cold) for Haydn's Te Deum and Lord Nelson Mass

February 1, 2015

Ensemble X: An American Tune 
8pm, Carriage House Hayloft 305, Stewart Ave, Ithaca NY
FREE

A Mike-curated evening of new and recent American music with or about song and singing.  Works by Timo AndresDaniel Thomas DavisAndy Akiho et al, with a world premiere by Tonia Ko.

January 16, 2015

New Morse Code plays Chamber Music America National Conference 4:30pm, Westin NY
270 W 43rd St, New York, NY  
FREE (if you are a CMA member…)

Hannah and I play a short set during CMA's national conference.  Stop by to hear us, and chug some wine at the BMI reception after…

April 25, 2014

Cornell University  Steel Band and World Drum and Dance Ensemble 
Ho Plaza/ Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 6pm

My two Cornell percussion ensembles join forces with Nukporfe, SUNY Binghamton’s African Drum and Dance Ensemble, for an evening of astounding music, sponsored by the Willard Straight Hall Program Board as part of the WSH Coffeehouse Series.

March 14, 2014

8pm, Carriage House Cafe Hayloft 
305 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY Ithaca, NY
FREE

Solo recital at Ithaca's Carriage House Cafe, featuring new and recent music for percussion and electronics by Chris CerroneDavid Crowell, Mark Applebaum, Amy Kirsten, and more!  Drinks will be served.  In fact, come early for some amazing bread, and a fantastic brunch!

March 2, 2014

Ensemble X  
2pm, Barnes Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
FREE

Nico Muhly's Pillaging Music, Luciano Berio’s O King (soprano Judith Kellock, conductor Steven Stucky), John Adams’ Hallelujah Junction (pianists Ryan McCullough and guest Claudia Chan), Anders Hillborg’s Truffle Hymn(conductor Steven Stucky), and Charles Ives’ songs (arranged and conducted by guest Sebastian Gottschick, with singers Judith Kellock, Robert Isaacs, and Marc Webster).

February 9, 2014

Ensemble X  
4pm, Carriage House Cafe Hayloft
305 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY FREE

I'll be joining the wonderful Judith Kellock for John Tavener's Lament, on a concert featuring all-star performers from Ithaca and works by George Benjamin, Joseph Phibbs, Veli-Matti Puumala, and Gideon Klein.  Check out a preview of the concert here.

February 8, 2014

New Morse Code with Iktus Percussion and Ashley Bathgate 
8pm (7pm pre-concert talk), Barnes Hall, Cornell University
Ithaca, NY FREE

Stockhausen: Kontakte and Kagel: Match, with Hannah Collins and Ashley Bathgate.  Sponsored in part by the Cornell Council for the Arts.

February 2, 2014

New Morse Code & Pianist Gregg Kallor 
8pm, The Firehouse Space 
246 Frost Street, Brooklyn, NY $10

Music of Kallor, Didkovsky, and more. Part of the Composers Now Festival

February 1, 2014

Ariana Kim, violin 
8pm, Carriage House Cafe Hayloft
305 Stewart Ave, Ithaca, NY
FREE

Xak Bjerken and I are assisting Ariana on Lou Harrison's Varied Trio. The rest of the concert will feature solo works by Augusta Read Thomas and Elliott Carter, and Ruth Seeger’s Violin Sonata

January 29, 2014

New Morse Code with Nick DiEugenio and Xak Bjerken
8pm, Barnes Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
FREE

Music by HonsteinDidkovskyLangShaw, with a world premiere by Justin Tierney

January 26, 2014

Syracuse Society for New Music 
2:30pm, Hosmer Auditorium, Everson Museum 
401 Harrison Street, Syracuse, NY $15/$12/$5

Music by Andy Akiho (his LIgNEouS, as well as other tunes), Robert Honstein's Patter, and music by Stephen Ferre and Juan Pablo Contreras.

December 11, 2013

Ithaca College Chamber Orchestra 
8:15pm, Ford Hall, Ithaca College, Ithaca NY

Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon's Candelabra III, for piano, percussion, clarinet, and strings This concert will be streamed live online. Stay tuned for more information!

November 24, 2013

New Morse Code & Paul Kerekes 
3pm, Spectrum (121 Ludlow), New York, NY
$15/$10

A co-curated concert featuring music for piano, cello, and percussion.  Music by Paul, David Lang, and Hannah Lash.

October 20, 2013

Electric Earth Concerts presents: New Morse Code
4pm, Monadnock Center for History & Culture, Peterborough, NH

Featuring music by AdamsAkiho, and more!

October 19, 2013

Electric Earth Concerts presents: Paint the Music!
1-3pm, Monadnock Center for History & Culture, Peterborough, NH

An interactive painting workshop with artist/educator Nitza Horner

October 6-20, 2013

New Morse Code will be in residence at Avaloch Farm Music Institute, developing material with Samuel Carl Adams and exploring new sounds!

June 19-20, 2013

Martin Bresnick's My Friend's Story  
International Festival of Arts and Ideas New Haven CT
$45/$35

Three award-winning artists—composer Martin Bresnick, librettist and poet J. D. McClatchy, and director David Chambers—have collaborated to create a new chamber opera entitled My Friend’s Story, inspired by Anton Chekhov’s short story, “Terror.” Julian Pellicano leads the band.

June 10, 2013

New Morse Code at the Geneva Music Festival 
7pm, Billsboro Winery, Geneva NY
FREE

Hannah and I play a concert of songs and text-inspired music in Hannah's hometown.  Come for the music (and wine), and stay for the wine!

May 20, 2013

Mayfest 
Milsten Hall Auditorium, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
$20/$10/Free under 18

William Kraft's Encounters IX with master saxophonist James Spinazzola, and Xenakis' Psappha in the Rem Koolhaas-designed Milstein dome.

May 11, 2013

Duo Recital with Andrew Zhou 
8pm, Barnes Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
FREE

Andrew and I join forces for George Aperghis' Quatre pièces fébriles.  Great music by Lachenmann, Pintscher, and Olga Neuwirth as well.

May 8, 2013

Taylan Cihan DMA Composition recital
3pm, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
FREE

I'm excited to be performing with Cornell's amazing improvisation ensemble CAGE, violist Wendy Richman and cellist T.J. Borden on Taylan's Card Games.

April 30, 2013

New Morse Code plays Pàmies at Mikros NY 
7:30pm, 109 Gallery 109 Broadway, Brooklyn NY 

Hannah and I are joined by long-time BFF Anne Lanzilotti for the premiere of Joan Arnau Pàmies' [14(a/c)_∞p]

April 25, 2013

"Out of Order: the Music of Re-Invention After Darmstadt" 
8pm, Barnes Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
FREE

Vic Caccese and I play Kagel's Rrrrrrr, and a performance of  and Berio's Folk Songs as part of a festival around the works of Walter Zimmerman.

April 19, 2013

Cornell World Drum and Dance Ensemble and Cornell Steel Band 
6pm, Ho Plaza, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
FREE

My two Cornell percussion ensembles join forces with Nukporfe, SUNY Binghamton’s African Drum and Dance Ensemble, and Cornell's own Deixa Sambar for an evening of astounding music, sponsored by the Willard Straight Hall Program and supported by the Cornell Council for the Arts.

April 17, 2013

New Morse Code at The Arts Experience 
1:30pm, Hobart and William Smith College Geneva, NY 
FREE but registration required (form available here)

Hannah and I run a workshop at The Arts Experience, a festival dedicated to giving for participants, including people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities, the college community, and the general public to the opportunity to explore various means of expression through the arts.   There might be dancing.

March 28, 2013

Hannah Lash's Violations
8pm, New Music New Haven, Yale School of Music New Haven, CT
FREE

Written for three singers, two pianists, percussion, and electronics, Hannah's Violations: The Loading Dock Project is inspired by a theft Hannah experienced, and, judging by the music of hers I've heard before, it will be direct, complex, and piercing.  We'll be closing a concert featuring music by five YSM faculty composers: Martin Bresnick, Ingram Marshall,  Jack Vees, and David Lang, whose Orpheus Over and Under—to be performed that night—has long been a favorite of mine.

March 19, 2013

Messiaen's Des canyons aux étoiles … with Ensemble ACJW
8pm, Zankel Hall New York, NY
$40/$50

I'll be teaming up with NYC best and brightest for Messiaen's sprawling love letter to Utah's natural landscapes.  Commissioned by Alice Tully to commemorate the bicentenary of the Declaration of Independence, Des canyons's depiction of jagged cliffs, red rocks, echoing bird-song, and star-filled skies evokes profound wonder.

March 7, 2013

New Morse Code and Paul Kerekes play Paul Kerekes
8pm, New Music New Haven, Yale School of Music New Haven, CT
FREE

February 9, 2013

Solo Recital, featuring New Morse Code and Xak Bjerken
8pm, Barnes Recital Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
FREE

January 25, 2013

Solo Recital, featuring New Morse Code and Ayano Kataoka 
8pm, Bezanson Hall, UMass Amherst, MA
$3/$5/$10

December 4, 2012

UMass Percussion Ensembles and Symphony Band
8pm, Fine Arts Center Concert Hall, UMass Amherst
FREE

November 30, 2012

Persichetti's Winter Cantata with the Cornell Chorale
8pm, Sage Hall, Cornell University
FREE

November 20, 2012

New Morse Code @ Princeton Princeton Sound Kitchen
7:30pm, Taplan Auditorium, Princeton University
FREE

World premiere of Caroline Shaw's Boris Kerner

November 16, 2012

Cornell University  Steel Band and World Drum and Dance Ensemble 
6pm, Ho Plaza/ Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY 

My two Cornell percussion ensembles join forces with Nukporfe, SUNY Binghamton’s African Drum and Dance Ensemble, for an evening of astounding music, sponsored by the Willard Straight Hall Program Board as part of the WSH Coffeehouse Series.

October 14, 2012

Ensemble X 
8pm, Barnes Hall, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
FREE

Harold Meltzer’s Virginal, Donald Crockett’s Night Scenes, and the premiere of Andrew Waggoner’s Guitar Concerto.

September 29, 2012

 Ruckus NYC 
Cooper Union New York, NY

NeMoCo plays Golijov and Akiho as part of Ruckus NYC, conference and concert about art and the web.

August 7, 2012

New Morse Code Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Norfolk, CT

Martin Bresnick — Songs of the Mouse People

July 28, 2012

New Morse Code Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Norfolk, CT

Osvaldo Golijov — Mariel, Andy Akiho  — Karakurenai (arr. NeMoCo)

July 24, 2012

New Morse Kids 
Morse Summer Music Academy
Sprague Hall, Yale School of Music New Haven, CT

Andy Akiho — 21

July 19, 2012

New Morse Code with Justin Taylor and Dan Schlosberg
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Norfolk, CT

New Scenes from Basement Hades

July 14, 2012

New Morse Code with Paul Kerekes 
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Norfolk, CT

Paul Kerekes — Turning (World Premiere)

July 13, 2012

New Morse Code with Scott Hartman 
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Norfolk, CT

Kim Scharnberg — Icebox Ethos (World Premiere)

July 12, 2012

New Morse Code @ Norfolk Chamber Music Festival 
Norfolk, CT

Andy Akiho — 21

July 8, 2012

New Morse Kids 
Norfolk Chamber Music Festival Family Day

Andy Akiho  — 21

April 14, 2012

Solo Recital, Featuring Hannah Collins, cello, and Anne Lanzilotti, viola
Sudler Hall - Yale University New Haven, CT

New and used percussion music by Cage, Manoury, de Vos Malan, Akiho, and Xenakis.

April 12, 2012

New Morse Code + Paul Kerekes
New Music New Haven:  Kaija Saariaho, guest composer Sprague Hall , Yale School of Music New Haven, CT

Kaaja Saariaho  — Serenatas

March 22 - 24, 2012

Basement Hades: Songs of the Underworld (World Premiere)
Created by the ensemble: New Morse CodeAnne LanzilottiDan Schlosberg, Annie Rosen, Dustin Wills Text: Justin Taylor, Direction: Ethan Heard Yale CabaretNew Haven, CT

Featuring original music by Dan Schlosberg and the following:

Christoph Willibald Gluck (1714-1787) Dance of the Blessed Spirits from Orfeo ed Euridice, Wq. 30 Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975) Ophelia's Song from Seven Poems of Alexander Blok, Op. 127 Philip Glass (b. 1937) Orphée and the Princess from Orphée Suite for Piano (2000) Marin Marais (1656-1728) Les Voix Humaines from Pièces de Viole, Livre II (1701)

February 19, 2012

75/100: The Yale Percussion Group Celebrates Steve Reich and John Cage 
Sprague Hall — Yale School of Music New Haven, CT

Cage —Amores, She is Asleep, Third Construction, Child of Tree, Sonatas and Interludes, In a Landscape Reich — Mallet Quartet, Electric Counterpoint, Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices and Organ

February 13, 2012

Martin Bresnick Focus Concert 
Sprague Hall — Yale School of Music New Haven, CT

BresnickSongs of the Mouse People (with Ashley Bathgate), A Message from the Emperor (with Ian Rosenbaum)

January 28, 2012

Timo Andres / New Morse Code, featuring Anne Lanzilotti, viola
92Y Tribeca New York, NY

Robert Honstein — Patter Alejandro Viñao — Khan Variations Andy Akiho  — 21 Matt Barnson — Rending Andy Akiho — Stop Speaking Per Nørgård —  Libro Per Nobuko György Kurtág — Signs and Games

October 22, 2011

New Morse Code with Anne Lanzilotti, viola
Dwight Chapel - Yale University New Haven, CT

Robert Honstein — Patter (World Premiere - Viola/Cello/Marimba version) Bernd Alois Zimmermann — Sonata for Viola Solo Alejandro Viñao — Khan Variations Caroline Shaw  — in manus tuas (after Tallis) Ken Ueno — Two Hands Andy Akiho —  21 (World Premiere - Marimba/Cello Version in Live Performance)

October 18, 2011

New Morse Kids 
Educational Center for the Arts New Haven, CT

Alejandro Viñao — Khan Variations Andy Akiho  — 21

June 11, 2011

Yale Percussion Group plays Reich and Lang 
 Brooklyn, NY

Check out three short articles I wrote about this concert featuring David Lang’s The so-called laws of nature and Steve Reich’s Music for Pieces of Wood: Part IPart IIPart III