EVENTS

* denotes a world premiere

2018

Oct   *Ave Maria No. 14 – Wells Cathedral Choir, Matthew Owens, cond., Wells, UK

June 2018  Blessed Are Those Who Mourn, and Caritas Dei diffusa est, Choral Conducting Institute at Interlochen, Jerry Blackstone, cond., Interlochen, MI

03/10   Nebula – Da Camera Stop, Look, and Listen! Family Concert, Amanda Galick, flute. Richmond Hall, Houston, TX

2017

12/17   *Magnificat – Houston Children’s Chorus, Stephen Roddy, cond., Villa de Matel, Houston, TX, 6:00pm

12/17   *Magnificat – Houston Children’s Chorus, Stephen Roddy, cond., Villa de Matel, Houston, TX, 4:00pm

12/10   Ave Maria No. 13 – Houston Chamber Choir, Robert Simpson, cond., Villa de Matel, Houston, TX, 3:30pm and 7:30pm

12/09   Ave Maria No. 13 – Houston Chamber Choir, Robert Simpson, cond., Villa de Matel, Houston, TX, 3:30pm and 7:30pm

12/08   Ave Maria No. 13 – Houston Chamber Choir, Robert Simpson, cond., Villa de Matel, Houston, TX, 7:30pm

12/01   *Floodgates – Shepherd School Symphony Orchestra, Stude Concert Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

11/18   *Hymn to St. Cecilia – Choir of Royal Holloway, Rupert Gough, cond., Royal Holloway, University of London, UK, 6pm

10/20  *Psalm 100 – Iowa State Singers, James Rodde, cond., Iowa State University, Ames, IA, live-stream at 7:30pm CST

09/24  Ave Maria No. 13, San Antonio Chamber Choir, Richard Bjella, cond., University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX, 3:00pm

09/23  Ave Maria No. 13, San Antonio Chamber Choir, Richard Bjella, cond., Tobin Center Rotunda, San Antonio, TX, 3:00pm and 7:30pm

08/19  *Ave Maria No. 13, the Yale Norfolk Festival Choral Workshop, Simon Carrington, director, Litchfield, CT

July 2017   Blessed are Those Who Mourn – Pacific Lutheran University Choral Union, Richard Nance, cond., France tour: Arles, Alixan, Colmar, Troyes, Bayeux, and Paris, France

07/11   Blessed are Those Who Mourn – Pacific Lutheran University Choral Union, Richard Nance, cond., Lagerquist Concert Hall, Parkland, WA

06/26  Resoundings, Deciduous Trio, American Harp Society National Conference, St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

05/07  Book of Visions (TBA movement), London Contemporary Church Music Festival, London, UK

05/07  Blessed are Those Who Mourn – Pacific Lutheran University Choral Union, Richard Nance, cond., Lagerquist Concert Hall, Parkland, WA

04/14  *Adoramus Te Christe, and *Anima Christi, St. Martha Catholic Church, Kingwood, TX

04/13  He Who Eats My Flesh, St. Martha Catholic Church, Kingwood, TX

03/10   Alma Chorus Domini , National Conference: “Gregorian Chant in Pastoral Ministry and Religious Education”, Crista Miller, organ, Yonkers, NY

03/07   Alma Chorus Domini , Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Crista Miller, organ, Houston, TX

03/02   *Psalm 100 , Texas Tech University Choir, Richard Bjella, cond., Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

02/15  Classical MPR broadcast of Hic est discipulus ille, and Ave Maria No. 9 – Rosa Mystica, Stephen Layton, Trinity College Choir, Cambridge

02/04  Sunset, University of Texas at Arlington A cappella choir, SCI Region VI Conference, Arlington, TX

2016

12/11   *Ave Maria  No. 12 –  Porta Caeli  –  Houston Chamber Choir, Rober Simpson, cond., Villa de Matel, 3:30pm and 7:30pm, Houston, TX (Tickets)

12/10   *Ave Maria  No. 12 –  Porta Caeli  –  Houston Chamber Choir, Rober Simpson, cond., Villa de Matel, 3:30pm and 7:30pm, Houston, TX (Tickets)

11/26   *Book of Visions  –  No.  5  –  Behold I Make All Things New,  Ave Maria No. 5 – Mater Ecclesia,  Mass of St. Teresa of Avila , St. Mary Star of the Sea, Jackson , MI

11/20   Ave Maria No. 11 – Virgo Tepeyac  –  “In Memoria” concert, Archdiocesan choir, Dr. Rick Lopez, cond., 3:00pm, Co-cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

10/23   *Book of Visions  –  No.  11  –  Night Shall Be No More  –  Monica Czausz, organ, Pipedreams Live! concert and American Public Media Broadcast, Meyerson Center, Dallas, TX

10/09   Resoundings (Mvts. II and III)  –  Stephanie Mientka, viola, Kathryn Harms, harp, Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO

07/14   Ave Maria  No. 11 –   Virgo Tepeyac  –  NPM National Conference, Richard Lopez, cond., Houston, TX

TBA   Twilight Songs  –  Natalie Christine, soprano, Universidade do Estado de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

06/20   *Hymn Reharmonization (Dunedin) –  Monica Czausz, organ, AGO 2016 National Convention, Christ Church Cathedral, Houston, TX

06/08   Twilight Songs  –  Anna Cavaliero, soprano, Royal College of Music, London, UK

06/04   *Ave Maria  No. 11 –   Virgo Tepeyac  –  Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

05/19   *Numberless Stars  –  Kingwood High School choirs, Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

05/11   Book of Visions  –  No.  12  –  Finale:  Even So,  Amen!  –  London Contemporary Church Music Festival and BBC Radio 3 Broadcast, London, UK

05/08   Ave Maria Mater Dei,  Mass of St. Teresa of Avila  –  St. Mary Star of the Sea Church, Jackson, MI

04/23   *Vocalise  –  Giancarlo Latta, violin,  Duncan Recital Hall, Houston, TX

04/12   Blessed Are Those Who Mourn  –  University of North Texas a cappella choir, John Irving, cond., Denton, TX

04/10   *Awaiting the Dawn  (for orchestra) –  Campanile Orchestra,  Jerry Hou, cond., Stude Concert Hall, Houston, TX

04/09   Creativity Retreat keynote speaker –  Catholic Charismatic Center, Houston, TX

02/28   He Who Eats My Flesh –  Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

2015

12/20   *Ave Maria No. 10  – Virgo Serena  –  South Bend Chamber Singers, Nancy Menk, cond., South Bend, IN

11/26  Trois Chansons  –  Ars Nova,  Iara Fricke Matte, cond., Belo Horizonte, Brazil

11/22   *Caritas Dei diffusa est –  Audivi Vocem, Noah Horn, cond., Chiaroscuro concert, 3pm at Bethlehem United Church of Christ, Ann Arbor, MI

11/13   Trois Chansons  –  Vancouver Chamber Choir, Jon Washburn, cond., New Wave concert, Ryerson United Church, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

11/05  Trois Chansons  –  Ars Nova,  Iara Fricke Matte, cond., Belo Horizonte, Brazil

10/24   *Trois Chansons  –  Ars Nova,  Iara Fricke Matte, cond., at Inhotim, Brumadinho, Brazil

10/18   *Two Columns at Sea (for string orchestra)  –  Kinetic: The Conductorless Ensemble, First Evangelical Lutheran  Church, Houston, TX

09/20   *Blessed are Those Who Mourn  –  Trinity College Choir of Cambridge, Stephen Layton, cond., Church of the Incarnation, Dallas, TX

09/20   *Trois Chansons: III. Chanson d’un demain   –  Houston Chamber Choir, Robert Simpson, cond., South Main Baptist Church, 4:00 pm, Houston, TX

09/18   *Trois Chansons: III. Chanson d’un demain   –  Houston Chamber Choir, Robert Simpson, cond., Trinity Episcopal Church, 7:30 pm, Longview, TX

09/04   Resoundings   –  Deciduous Trio, New Hope Lutheran Church, 7:30pm, Missouri City, TX

08/16  He Who Eats My Flesh – Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

08/13   *Swallow’s Wings   –  Douglas DeVries, flute; Yvonne Chen, piano, Seattle, WA

07/18   Sunset   –  Choral Arts Initiative, Brandon Elliott, cond.,  Newport Beach, CA

07/14   Iter Animae (Organ Symphony)  –  Crista Miller, organ, Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart 7:30 pm, Houston, TX

06/06   Ecce Vox de Cælis – Le Madrigal de Lille, François Grenier, cond., Lille, France

06/06   Ave Maria No. 8 – Mater Purissima – Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart., Houston, TX

06/05   Ecce Vox de Cælis – Le Madrigal de Lille, François Grenier, cond., Lille, France

05/23   Ecce Vox de Cælis – Ensemble à ContreVoix, Marc-Olivier Lacroix, cond., Montréal, Québec, Canada

05/14   Missa Sancti Ioannis Apostoli – London Contemporary Church Music Festival, London, UK

05/06   Recital of Knaggs solo and duo works  (three premieres)  – *Impetus, Snowdrift, Melody and Memory, *Violin Suite, *stranded,  Nebula, Duncan Hall 8:00 pm, Rice University, Houston, TX

04/25   Nebula – Douglas DeVries, flute – Foundation for Modern Music concert at MECA (Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts) Houston, TX

04/16   Twilight Songs – Elizabeth Sharonov, mezzo-soprano, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY – Live stream at: https://www.concertwindow.com/90540-elizabeth-sharonov (9pm Rochester time)

04/14   Impact 343 (percussion ensemble) – Stude Concert Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

03/21  *Ancient Ruins  (piano quartet and string orchestra)  Daniel Knaggs, cond., Hirsch Hall, Shepherd School of Music, Rice University, Houston, TX

02/27  Ver Novum  (Symphony for Brass and Percussion)  –  Gail Williams, cond., Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

02/12   Doctoral Composition Recital II –  *Lux in Tenebris (String Quartet No. 2),  *Impact 343,  Resoundings, Hirsch Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

01/25   Ave Maria No. 9 – Rosa Mystica – NOTUS, Dominick DiOrio, cond., IU Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, IN

01/11   Ecce Vox de Cælis – Basilica Choir of the National Shrine, Ben LaPrairie, cond., Washington D.C.

2014

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11/23   Alma Chorus Domini – Felipe Gasper, organ,  Annunciation Church, Houston, TX

11/08  Midtown Music –  Market Square, Houston, TX

10/14  Nebula  –  James Turrell Skyspace, Rice University, Houston, TX

10/05 *Anima Christi, Ave Maria No. 7 – “Regina Familiæ”  –  Sanctuary, Brandon LaRue Dumas, cond., St. Stephen’s Church, Richmond, VA

07/19  Sunset  – UM Chamber Choir, Jerry Blackstone, cond., Waiapu Cathedral, Hastings, New Zealand

07/15  Sunset  – UM Chamber Choir, Jerry Blackstone, cond., Wellington, New Zealand

07/12  Sunset  – UM Chamber Choir, Jerry Blackstone, cond., Taupo, New Zealand

07/09  Sunset  – UM Chamber Choir, Jerry Blackstone, cond., Auckland, New Zealand

07/04  Sunset  – UM Chamber Choir, Jerry Blackstone, cond., Brisbane, Australia

06/30  Sunset  – UM Chamber Choir, Jerry Blackstone, cond., Detroit, MI

06/01 *Streams (string orchestra) – International New Music Forum, Bellas Artes Chamber Orchestra, Mexico City, MX

05/30 *Come Unto Me – Europäisches Jugendchor Festival, Jesus College Choir, Mark Williams, cond., Basel, Switzerland

05/18  Ego Sum – 13th London Festival of Contemporary Church Music,  London, UK

05/17 *Come Unto Me – Jesus College Choir, Mark Williams, cond., University of Cambridge, UK

05/17  Ave Maria No. 7 – Mater Purissima – Archdiocesan choir, Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

05/14  *Resoundings (3 movements for harp and viola) – (venue TBA) Da Camera of Houston, TX

05/11  Iter Animae (Organ Symphony) IV. Set Aflame – 13th London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, London, UK

05/10  Pre-concert speaker on contemporary American choral writing, opening concert of 13th LFCCM, London, UK

05/06  Ave Maria No. 9 – Rosa Mystica – Trinity College Choir, Stephen Layton, cond., University of Cambridge, UK

04/16  *Nebula (for flute and live electronics)  – James Turrell Skyspace, Rice University, Houston, TXAbout

04/14  Mysterium  – Te Deum, Matthew Shepard, Kansas City, MO

04/13  Mysterium  – Te Deum, Matthew Shepard, Kansas City, MO

04/13  *Sunset  – University of Michigan Chamber Choir, Jerry Blackstone, cond., UMMA, Ann Arbor, MI

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04/06  Iter Animae  – Crista Miller, organ, Oakland, CA

03/28  *Midtown Music (brass sextet) – Market Square, Houston, TX

03/13  New Work TBA  – Hirsch Hall, Shepherd School of Music, Houston, TX

02/11  Songs of Life and Time  – Kirsten Kunkle, soprano, Philadelphia, PA

01/19  *Joseph, Son of David  – Trinity College Choir, Stephen Layton, cond., University of Cambridge, UK

2013

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12/14  Eventide  – Jarita Ng, viola, Joe Girard, saxophone, Michigan State University, MI

11/10  *Hear My Voice (2013)  – Cor Cantiamo, Eric A. Johnson, cond., 2013 Michigan Festival of Sacred Music, Kalamazoo, MI

11/10 *I Am the Good Shepherd (2010)  – First Presbyterian Church, Kalamazoo, MI

11/09  Workshop (open to public) discussing and demonstrating Hear My Voice (2013), Michigan Festival of Sacred Music, 4 pm, Kalamazoo, MI

10/27  He Who Eats My Flesh – Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

10/20  Iter Animae (Organ Symphony) – Dr. Crista Miller, organ, Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

10/06  6 world premieres and 1 North American premiere:  *Iter Animae (2013), *Alma Chorus Domini (2013), *Ave Maria Rosa Mystica (2013), *Kyrie for Peace in Our Time (2012) *Ego Sum (2013), *Ver Novum (2013), Ecce Vox de Caelis (2012), I Baptize You (2012) at Edythe Bates Organ Hall, Rice University, Houston, TX

09/08  Radio interview and broadcast of Twilight Songs at 7pm CST – listen online at KUHA – Houston Public Radio, Classical 91.7 FM

07/26  Mass of St. Teresa of Ávila – Holy Angels Convent, Jonesboro, AR

07/02 *Ave Maria No. 7 (Regina Familiae) – American Creators Ensemble Chorus, Craig Hella-Johnson, cond., Eugene, OR

06/27-07/03 Oregon Bach Festival Composers Symposium, participant – Eugene, OR

06/23  Songs of Life and Time: (all six songs) – Kirsten Kunkle, soprano, “A Midsummer Gala” with EgoPo Classic Theatre, Philadelphia, PA

06/19  Songs of Life and Time: To My Wife – Kirsten Kunkle, soprano, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

06/02 Delusions of Charles the Bold – Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra, Mexico City, MX

06/01 *Delusions of Charles the Bold – 35th International New Music Forum, Mexico City Philharmonic Orchestra, Mexico City, MX

05/19  *I Baptize You – London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, London, UK

05/11  The Sixteen’s Choral Workshop – participant, London, UK

04/26  Ave Maria Mater Purissima – State Choral Festival, Holt, MI

04/14  He Who Eats My Flesh – Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

04/06  Songs of Life and Time: To My Wife – Lincoln Humanities Conference – Lincoln University, PA

03/29  He Who Eats My Flesh – Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

03/28  He Who Eats My Flesh – Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, Houston, TX

03/13-16 ACDA National Conference  – participant – Dallas, TX

03/10  *Twilight Songs  – Rice University, Houston, TX

03/09  Eventide  – Rice University, Houston, TX

03/03  *Eventide – NASA Region 5 Conference – Joe Girard, Jarita Ng, Bryan Hall, BGSU, OH

03/01  *Exclamations – NASA Region 5 Conference – Donald Sinta Quartet, Kobacker Hall, BGSU, OH

02/25-03/03 Flujo y Reflujo – Audiograft Festival Jukebox – Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK

01/31-03/17 Flujo y Reflujo – Gunilla Klingberg Installation, Rice Gallery, Houston, TX

01/13  *Ecce Vox de Caelis (Behold a Voice From Heaven) – Basilica of the National Shrine, Washington, D.C.

2012

12/09  Iucunda Lux  – Orpheus Singers, University of  Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

11/17 *Snowdrift and *Premonitions (2012)  – Rice University Shepherd School of Music, Houston, TX

11/14 *Snapshots from Mexico (2008-11)  – Rice University Shepherd School of Music, Houston, TX

11/03 *Generations (2012)  – 2012 – Krannert Center for Performing Arts – University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL

09/13-6 Conference participant: James MacMillan and the Musical Modes of Mary and the Cross, University of Notre Dame, South Bend, IN

08/15  Hic est discipulus ille – Polski Chór Kameralny,  Gdańsk, Poland

07/04  Hic est discipulus ille – Polski Chór Kameralny, 7th International Summer Music Festival “Word and Music”, Jastrzębia Góra, Poland

06/16  *Tre Inni Mariani – International Musica Sacra Prize “David Maria Turoldo” Award Concert – Coenobium Vocale, Chiesa dell’Annunciata, Rovato, Italy

05/10   Amen, Alleluia!, He Who Eats My Flesh – Boston Metro Opera Contemporary Americana Festival, Boston, MA

05/03  Ave Maria No. 8 (Mater Purissima) – Madrigals of Father Gabriel Richard High School, Ann Arbor, MI

05/02  *Ave Maria No. 8 (Mater Purissima) – Madrigals of Father Gabriel Richard High School, Ann Arbor, MI

04/29  Behold What Manner of Love – Church of the Little Flower, Bethesda, Maryland

04/29  *When Freedom Cried – West Point Woodwind Quintet Concert, New York, NY

02/26  Three Nature Songs – Third Millenium Ensemble, Bethesda, Maryland

02/17  Three Nature Songs – Third Millenium Ensemble, Baltimore, Maryland

02/14  Hic est discipulus ille – Trinity College Choir, Cambridge, UK

2011

 

10/16 *Streams (2011) for string quartet – 2011 MMTA State Conference – Composition Commission, Lansing, MI

08/30 Hic est discipulus ille 2011 Christopher Summer Music Festival – Vilnius, Lithuania

08/17 Radio Interview (in Spanish), and broadcast of works – Radio Nuevo León (1015 AM) – 12:00 noon EST Monterrey, México

07/28-08/13   Melody and Memory – 33rd International Music Festival, San Miguel de Allende, México

06/04 *Iucunda Lux (2011) – Young New Yorkers Chorus Sound Capsule 10th Anniversary Concert, New York, NY

05/13 *Anastasis, *La Reddition, Ave Maria Mater Dei – Art For God’s Sake Festival, Troy, MI

05/06 Alla Luna – Boston Metro Opera Contemporary Americana Festival, Boston, MA

05/05  He Who Eats My Flesh – Boston Metro Opera Contemporary Americana Festival, Boston, MA

05/03 *Hic est discipulus ille – International Musica Sacra Competition 2011, Guade Mater International Festival 2010, Czestochowa, Poland

05/01 *Behold What Manner of Love (2010) – Paulo Castro, conductor, Indianapolis, IN

04/21-25 Semana Santa: in concert with Jésed, Various locations, Puerto Rico

2010

12/19 Quem Pastores Laudavere – Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Festival of Carols, Columbus, IN

12/05 Quem Pastores Laudavere – Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Festival of Carols, Zionsville, IN

12/04 *Quem Pastores Laudavere – Indianapolis Symphonic Choir Festival of Carols, Fishers, IN

11/21 Zdrowaś Maryjo Mater Dolorosa, Bowling Green, OH

09/11 Three Nature Songs, Great Noise Ensemble, New Voices Festival Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C.

08/28 In concert with Jésed Vista, CA

08/14 *Amen, Alleluia!, *He Who Eats My Flesh, *Missa Sancti Ioannis Apostoli, *Mass of St. Teresa of Avila, International Sacred Music Competition for Composers, Basilica of the National Shrine, Washington D.C.

2009

12/04 Flujo y Reflujo – The Electronic Arts and Music Festival, Miami, FL

10/07 *Magnificat – EWTN Nationally-televised Broadcast from Rosary Cathedral, Toledo, OH

2008

05/08 *Three Nature Songs – Xanthos Ensemble, New York, NY