News Archive

News prior to 2013


University Research Fund  A three-part project supporting the development of a new work for EXAUDI vocal ensemble, including significant education & outreach work.
PRSF New Music 20×12 commission for a new work for EXAUDI, part of the 2012 London Cultural Olympiad.  Video preview.
British Council Composer Bursary (administered by Sound & Music), September 2010.
Yearlong Research Grant on the Practice-Led and Applied scheme of theArts and Humanities Research Council (UK) for work developing a new string tablature notation, in connection with the commission from the JACK Quartet and Südwestrundfuk for the Donaueschinger Musiktage 2010.
ASCAPLUS Award from ASCAP, annually 2006 – 2010.
“the green is either” chosen by the Miami ISCM section as an official submission to represent the USA for the ISCM World Music Days 2006 in Stuttgart.
New York Foundation for the Arts Special Opportunity Stipend. In collaboration with the Arts Council of Erie County. Spring 2005.
Jurors Prize nominee for ten monophonic miniatures for solo pianist, Gaudeamus International Music Week 2004.
metallic dust selected as official World Music Days Submission representing the United States from the Miami ISCM section for the 2005 ISCM World Music Days in Zagreb.  Selected by International Jury for performance.
New York Foundation for the Arts Special Opportunity Stipend. In collaboration with the Arts Council of Erie County. Summer 2003.
Residency stipendium from Schloss Solitude Sommerakademie. 2003.
Jurors Prize nominee for The Misprision of Transparency, Gaudeamus International Music Week 2002.
The Yvar Mikhashoff Trust for New Music for performance of ten monophonic miniatures for solo pianist, June in Buffalo 2002.
The American Music Center Composer Assistance Program in support of the premiere of String Quartet, Berlin, May 2002.
Dissertation Fellowship University at Buffalo. 2002.


Senior Lecturer in Composition at the University of Huddersfield, from Autumn 2007.  Coordinator of the MA in New Music for the Centre for Research in New Music.
Lecturer in Composition and Co-Director of the New Music Northwestern concert and lecture series at Northwestern University, 2005-2007.
Visiting Assistant Professor of Music at Buffalo State College, 2003 – 2004. Teaching responsibilities included Music Theory, Aural Skills, and Composition. Also, Music Computer Lab Coordinator.

Guest Lectures

Orpheus Institute, ORCiM International Seminar, Ghent, Belgium, February 2012
University of Leeds, Department of Music, November 2011
Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, September 2011
University at Buffalo, Center for 21st Century Music, Buffalo, New York, February 2011
Brooklyn College, City University of New York, February 2011
Columbia University, New York, February 2011
California Institute of the Arts (CalArts), Los Angeles, February 2011
California State University at Long Beach, February 2011
Goethe-Institut, Los Angeles, February 2011
University of Durham, March 2010
Sussex University, February 2009
University of Queensland Department of Music, Brisbane, Australia.  July 2008
DePaul University School of Music, Chicago, Illinois.  April 2007
University at Buffalo Music Department, Buffalo, New York.  May 2005
University of Leeds Department of Music.  January 2004
Southampton University Department of Music.  January 2004