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The Eastman School of Music will premiere a concerto for cello and wind ensemble, with cellist Mike Kaufman.

Kilbourn Hall
Eastman School of Music
Rochester, NY

A new 20-30 minute for NOW Ensemble, commissioned by the Fromm Foundation.

Premiere at UCLA as part of residency, with more performances to follow.

New work for soloist, Danny Holt, on piano and percussion. Premiere date in Spring 2017 coming soon.

Commissioned by the Presser Foundation for HOCKET Piano Duo, Come Again, will be premiered in Spring 2017.

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Sean will be Composition faculty at the Bennington Chamber Music Conference and Sunset Chamber Fest this summer.

Sean will be this year’s Composer in Residence at the Open Space Festival of Contemporary Music in Greeley, CO.

Sean receives a commission from Piano Spheres for pianist-percussionist, Danny Holt.

An LA TIMES review of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s recent premiere of my piece, Finding Time.


Sean has been named Senior Lecturer of Composition at the USC Thornton School of Music.

Sean was the Keynote Speaker at the 2015 Eureka Graduate Student Conference at UC Santa Cruz, held on May 7, 2015.

Named faculty for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Next on Grand National Composers Intensive.

A newly commissioned work from Luminarts Foundation will be premiered at the International Saxophone Congress in Strasbourg, France in June 2015.

The Wall Street Journal features a short interview with me about my piece Clunker Concerto in an article about the American Composers Orchestra.

Sean has received commissions from the Los Angeles Philharmonic (2014-2015 season) and the New World Symphony (2013-2014 season).

Great press on the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s recent performance of Little Green Pop.

Sean is awarded a 2013 Fromm Music Foundation Commission from Harvard University to write a large-scale work for NOW Ensemble to premiere during their 10th Anniversary season.

Sean joins the faculty of the the USC Thornton School of Music as Adjunct Assistant Professor of Composition and Music Theory

Great reviews of August 3rd concerts at the Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music and the Bang on a Can Summer Marathon: Rolling Stone, San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco Classical Voice, San Jose Mercury News, and Santa Cruz Sentinel.

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