Ancient Ruins premiere 21 March 2015

EVENTS

* denotes a world premiere

2017

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

Summer 2017   Blessed are Those Who Mourn – Pacific Lutheran University Choral Union, Richard Nance, cond., various cities throughout France

August 2017  *Ave Maria No. 13, the Yale Norfolk Festival Choral Workshop, Simon Carrington, director, Litchfield, CT

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

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

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

promotion-oct-201204/12  *Mysterium  – Te Deum, Matthew Shepard, Kansas City, MO

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