Watch the dance scene from my opera Bertha the Mom, performed at Roulette Intermedium on June 3. Featuring Alice Teyssier, Michael Weyandt, Seth Parker Woods, Peter Evans, and Emily Manzo. Libretto by James Currie. Directed by Katherine Brook. Choreography by Garland Jude. Costumes by Diego Montoyo.
I'm incredibly honored to be the Keynote Performer at the Sonic Fluidities conference at UCSD next week, where grad students will perform a reading from my opera Bertha the Mom. Check out the program!
My essay "How Many Voices Can She Have? Destabilizing Desire and Identification in American Lulu" has been published in the Cambridge journal Opera Quarterly! I am thrilled to be in this special volume on Vocal Organologies and Philologies, guest edited by Emily Dolan.
I'm thrilled to have been selected for a fellowship in music/sound at Akademie Schloss-Solitude for 2017 - 18.
I'm very pleased that my review essay "Listening to Modernism: New Books in the History of Sound" has been published in Contemporary European History. Here is a link: https://www.academia.edu/31648195/Listening_to_Modernism_New_Books_in_the_History_of_Sound
I co-edited a volume of Music & Politics with J. Martin Daughtry called "The Limits of Hearing: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives on Vocal Materiality and Expression". Check it out here: http://quod.lib.umich.edu/m/mp
I won a JFund Grant from the American Composers Forum for my opera Talking Cure, featuring Peter Evans (trumpet), Sam Pluta (electronics), Michael Weyandt (voice), and Alice Teyssier (voice). I'm thrilled to have this financial backing support this project, which will replicate the case history of Fräulein Anna O.