I will give a colloquium on my music at San Francisco Conservatory.
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.
A recording of the premiere performance of Breaking Point is now available on the MUSIC page. Program notes are also posted. Commissioned by Present Music, the piece is scored for electric guitar, clarinet, trumpet, piano, percussion, string quartet, and bass.
I am pleased to announce that the Los Angeles Philharmonic will perform my Little Green Pop on their 2013-2014 season.
There are many exciting commissions and performances I look forward to announcing in the coming months, including new works for orchestra, ensemble, and solo. Stay tuned!
Sean has received a Composers Assistance (CAP) Grant from the New Music USA in support of upcoming performances of a revised version of his junk car percussion concerto, Clunker Concerto.
Mariel Roberts’ album, Nonextraneous Sounds, which features my piece, Teaser has been named one of the top Classical albums of 2012 by TIMEOUT Chicago, Rhapsody, and the Denver Post! It is available on iTunes and Amazon.
Commissioned by Milwaukee’s Present Music to compose a new work for large ensemble and electric guitar.
Sean is an invited composer at the La Pietra Forum for Contemporary Music in Florence, Italy, where he will work with the East Coast Contemporary Ensemble and Georg Friedrich Haas.
Sean will be the 2012-2013 Composer-In-Residence for the Musical Chairs Chamber Ensemble in New York. They will perform several of his works throughout the season, culminating in the premiere of a new commissioned work for ensemble.
Sean will be a Visiting Lecturer in Music at the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music 2012-2013.