Past Performances

2016

January 10, 2016 The Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra with soprano soloist Heidi Moss presents the commissioned premiere of I Think I Shall Praise It on the campus of UC Berkeley at Hertz Hall. Berkeley, CA.

January 9, 2016 The Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra with soprano soloist Heidi Moss presents the commissioned premiere of I Think I Shall Praise It on the campus of UC Berkeley at Hertz Hall. Berkeley, CA.

January 8, 2016 The Berkeley Community Chorus and Orchestra with soprano soloist Heidi Moss presents the commissioned premiere of I Think I Shall Praise It on the campus of UC Berkeley at Hertz Hall. Berkeley, CA.

2015

Fall 2015. Multiple commissioned performances as part of 2013-16 Composer Residency with San Francisco based performing arts organization Lieder Alive!

Fall 2015. Soprano Nanette McGuiness sings Mondnacht and the premiere performance of Die schönen Wunder at the Berkeley Public Library. Berkeley, CA.

November 17, 2015. Kurt Erickson performs solo piano compositions on the Cosumnes River College Recital Series. Sacramento, CA.

November 16, 2015. Kurt Erickson performs solo piano compositions on the Cosumnes River College Recital Series. Sacramento, CA.

October 4, 2015. Soprano Heidi Moss sings new works in a solo recital on the St. Clare’s Concert Series with the composer at the piano. Pleasanton, CA.

September 13, 2015. Soprano Heidi Moss sings new works on the opening concert of the 2015-16 Lieder Alive! Concert Series. Noe Valley Ministry . San Francisco, CA.

September 13, 2015. Pianist Mazdak Khamda performs goodnight, goodbye on the Napa Valley College Master Artist Recital Series. Napa, CA.

July 16, 2015. Countertenor Brian Asawa sings Rooster and Split My Heart on the El Paso Society for Musicians of the Future concert. El Paso Museum of Art. El Paso, Texas.

July 5, 2015. Soprano Heidi Moss sings Ich und Du and Mondnacht at the Napa Music Festival with the composer at the piano. Napa Valley College, Napa, CA.

June 28, 2015. Soprano Heidi Moss sings Song of Regret at the Napa Music Festival with the composer at the piano. Napa Valley College, Napa, CA.

June 28, 2015. Soprano Teaira Burge sings I Sang to You and the Moon with the composer at the piano. Bass Dorian McCall sings Stud Pepper at the Napa Music Festival with the composer at the piano. Napa Valley College, Napa, CA.

June 21, 2015. Soprano Heidi Moss sings Mondnacht at the Lieder Alive! gala at the home of Nancy Quinn & Tom Driscoll. San Francisco, CA.

April 29, 2015. Soprano Nanette McGuiness sings Mondnacht and the premiere performance of Die schönen Wunder at the Berkeley Public Library. Berkeley, CA.

April 19, 2015. Soprano Nanette McGuiness sings Mondnacht and the premiere performance of Die schönen Wunder at the Center for New Music. San Francisco, CA.

April 21, 2015. Prelude and goodnight, goodbye for solo piano performed by the composer. Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA.

April 20, 2015. Stud Pepper for baritone and piano premiered by baritone Omari Tau with the composer at the piano. Cosumnes River College, Sacramento, CA.

March 2015. Guest Composer Judge, San Francisco Conservatory of Music Art Song Competition. San Francisco, CA. 2014

2014

November 13, 2014. I Sang to You and the Moon and Song of Solace performed by soprano Maryam Mahvi Donovan with the composer at the piano on the Festival of New American Music at California State University Sacramento.

Summer 2014. Countertenor Cris Law sings Absence in Turin, Italy. Summer 2014. Countertenor Cris Law sings Absence in Paris, France. Summer 2014. Countertenor Cris Law sings Absence in London, England.

June 15, 2014. Rooster and Split My Heart performed by countertenor Brian Asawa with the composer at the piano at the Napa Music Festival. Solo piano works Prelude, Jazz Verdi, and goodnight, goodbye performed on the piano by the composer.

June 14, 2014. Jäegermeisterlieder: A Song Set for Manly Men premiered by basso Kirk Eichelberger and pianist Simona Snitkovskaya as part of Lieder Alive! multi-year Composer Residency. Salle Pianos, San Francisco, CA.

April 9, 2014. Premiere of Outlaw Songs – Three Black Bart Poems by Diablo Valley College Concert Choir, Bret Peppo Director. Diablo Valley College Performing Arts Hall.

April 5, 2014. Countertenor Douglass Law sings Absence at his DMA Recital. Claremont School of Theology, Kresge Chapel.

April 5, 2014. New song set Ich und Du for soprano Heidi Moss with the composer at the piano. Hinuber Wall Ich for soprano Heidi Moss, violist Paul Yarbrough, and the composer at the piano. Performance as part of Lieder Alive! multi- year Composer Residency. Salle Pianos, San Francisco, CA.

March 19, 2014. Performance of Rooster and Absence by countertenor Brian Asawa and accompanist Mark Salters. Glendale Noon Concert, The Sanctuary at First Barptist Church of Glendale, CA

February 28, 2014. Hinuber Wall Ich for soprano Kindra Scharich, violist Paul Yarbrough, with the composer at the piano. Performance of new commissioned works for Lieder Alive! as part of multi-year Composer Residency. Salle Piano Salon, San Francisco, CA.

February 7, 2014. Premiere of new song set Andalusian Love Songs for countertenor Brian Asawa. Calgary Presbyterian Church. San Francisco, CA.

January 25, 2014. Premiere of new song set Andalusian Love Songs for countertenor Brian Asawa. St. Martin’s University, St. Martin’s Abbey Church. Lacey, WA.

January 8, 2014 Performance of Mondnacht at the Berkeley Piano Club by soprano Nanette McGuinness.
2013-14 Season Multiple performances of new commissioned works for Lieder Alive! as part of multi-year Composer Residency. San Francisco, CA.