I am honored to have my piece Monsoon Mélange included in the TUCSound issue of textsound, an online audio publication. There are many interesting works by Tucson-based artists to explore in this issue, and you can listen to them here.
New sound art, about to be published (details soon). I’ve mixed and manipulated several recordings I’ve made during Tucson’s monsoon season over the past few summers, have a listen:
This weekend, I will play several works by Chopin as I accompany Tucson Regional Ballet’s performances of “Les Sylphides.” Saturday Apr. 26 at 2 and 7:30pm, and Sunday Apr. 27 at 2pm, in Leo Rich Theater.
I am honored to play works by Hindemith, Martinů and Martin this weekend with Susan Milan, professor of flute at London’s Royal College of Music. Sunday, April 6, 7pm, Holsclaw Hall, UA School of Music. Admission is free. http://music.arizona.edu/News-Events/event/1004
I will be presenting some of my electro-acoustic work as a part of the EDGE Series at Casa Libre en la Solana, curated by Melissa Buckheit. Teré Fowler Chapman and Sharon Suzuki-Martinez will also be reading their work in the same event. Wednesday March 26, 2014, at 7:30pm at Casa Libre – suggested donation $5. More information here.
You can find audio from my recent concert “Piano, The Other Piano, and Neither Piano” on my soundcloud page:
There you can also find audio of the panel discussion I hosted regarding soundscapes and acoustic ecology on February 5, 2013.
Panel Discussion: “Soundscapes: Barometers of a Changing World” with a diverse group of artists, writers and scholars for a lively discussion, hosted by faculty artist Michael Dauphinais
Monday, February 3, 2014, 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Music Room 146, UA School of Music, south east corner of Speedway and Park
Free admission, open to the public
For more information: Dr. Michael Dauphinais, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Michael Dauphinais will host a panel discussion, “Soundscapes: Barometers of a Changing World.” Join a diverse group of artists, writers and scholars for a lively discussion of our world’s sonic environments, the practice of listening closely to the planet’s natural and urban sounds, and the implications of our acoustic surroundings. This free-admission event will take place in Music Room 146 at the UA School of Music on Monday, February 3, 2014 from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m.
This project has been made possible by a grant from the College of Fine Arts Fund for Excellence and the Sound Investment Fund.
Alison Hawthorne Deming – poet, essayist, director of UA’s Creative Writing Department, author of many publications including “The Edges of the Civilized World: A Journey in Nature and Culture.”
Stephan Moore – composer, sound artist, vice president of the American Society for Acoustic Ecology, curator of the upcoming sound art exhibition “In the Garden of Sonic Delights” at the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts.
Rafe Sagarin – marine ecologist and environmental policy analyst, Biosphere2 and UA’s Institute of the Environment; uses unusual data sets from writers, naturalists, artists, and gamblers to re-assemble historical patterns of ecosystem change.
Glenn Weyant – musician, sound artist, creator of the Sonorous Desert City Project and The Anta Project, in which he used the U.S./Mexico border fence as a massive electro-acoustic instrument.
John Melillo – UA Department of English, poet, musician, and author of “Outside In: Noisescapes from Dada to Punk,” will moderate the discussion. Directly following the discussion Glenn Weyant will lead a soundwalk, an ambulatory exploration of the UA campus’s richly sonorous setting.
Note: Michael Dauphinais will also present an innovative recital that evening with composer Stephan Moore. “Piano, The Other Piano, and Neither Piano,” for keyboard and electronics, will be held in Holslclaw Hall at 7:00 p.m. For more information about this recital, visit www.music.arizona.edu
On February 3, I will play a concert of 20th and 21st century acoustic and electronic works for piano and clavichord with sound artist and composer Stephan Moore at the University of Arizona, School of Music, Holsclaw Hall, 7pm.