ASSEM3LY’s debut CD Taking Charge was released July 1st, 2017 on Albany Records! Visit the website to buy a physical copy featuring our performances of Joseph Schwantner’s Taking Charge, John Allemeier’s Bolamkin, Ty Emerson’s Prospero on the Beach, and Randall Woolf’s Between Me, Myself, And The Lamp Post! Thank you to The Oberports for their photography and Steve Criado for his design! The album is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and Spotify, or listen to the tracks on You
July marks my 16th season as solo flutist of the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble. The season opens July 7th and 8th with Kevin Puts's In At the Eye and John Corigliano's Mr. Tambourine Man, and continues July 14th and 15th with Mathew Rosenblum's Falling. July 21st and 22nd features David Kirkland Garner's Glasz, David Biedenbender's Red Vesper, Rufus Reid's PANGEA, and a world premiere by Thomas Osborne, and the season closes July 28th and 29th with Christopher Cerrone's South
At 8:00 pm on Wednesday, June 21st, I perform Mark Zanter's Persistence of Memory for flute and live-processed electronics at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival. Tickets for the performance in Abrons Arts Center's Playhouse are available at the door for $15, and the full festival runs from June 19th - 25th and July 14th - 16th. Full information is about the performance is available through the online event.
On Wednesday, June 21st, I'll be in New York City for two exciting performances. During the day, I'm one of 98 flutists performing John Cage's 49 Waltzes for the Five Boroughs for a project called 49 Flutes celebrating the 40th anniversary of the work. Follow us around the city to experience this performance art firsthand, and thank you to Martha Cargo for organizing this flutastic enterprise!
On June 1st, Cineshape and Duos was released on Albany Records featuring works by composer Amy Williams. This dynamic new CD includes chamber works by Amy, including Cineshape 1 for alto flute and percussion, Cineshape 3 for flute, cello, and percussion, Cineshape 5 for flute, string quartet, piano, and percussion, and First Lines for flute and piano performed by the JACK Quartet, percussionist Scott Christian, Amy on piano, and I. Get your physical copy from Albany, with opt