Pivot is a composition for amplified quartet and electronics. It is a reaction to the urgency of climate scientists facing political gridlock and a personal confrontation with the boundaries between structure and freedom.
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Performances: National Student Electronic Music Event The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (2011) Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA (2011) A Celebration of Music at Dartmouth: Song and Sound Spaulding Auditorium, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (2012) Callithumpian Consort, Stephen Drury conducting
Lectures: Structure and Subversion in Electronic Music The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (2011) (click here for presentation PDF) Recent Compositions Composers Forum at Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH (2011) City to Summit: Environmental Activism & the Arts New England Conservatory of Music, Boston, MA (2010)
Pivot was funded by an Entrepreneurial Musicianship Grant from the New England Conservatory of Music. The accompanying film is a work in progress.