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December 15, 2016 - February 20, 2017: installation Describe the Sky to me…, with artist Marie Yoho Dorsey, to be exhibited at the Maitland Art Center, Maitland, FL

August 6, 2016: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, with Modality, at CubeFest, Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

July 30, 2016: lecture "Extending Musical Performance with Computer Interactivity", to be presented at the DAT (Digital and Analog Technologies) Music Conference, Roxy Theater, Missoula, MT

July 29, 2016: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, with Modality, at the DAT (Digital and Analog Technologies) Music Conference, Stage 112, Missoula, MT

July 5-18, 2016: artist residency, at the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY

June 27, 2016: composition Current Threat Level, for computer music and video, presented at the Sala Accademica, Conservatorio di Musica Santa Cecilia, Rome, Italy

June 10, 2016: composition At the Boundary, for amplified string quartet and computer, performed with the Beo String Quartet, at the Charlotte New Music Festival, Tate Hall, Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, NC

June 8, 2016: lecture "Composition for Instrumental Ensembles, Computer Music Systems, and Combinations of the Two", presented at the Charlotte New Music Festival, Charlotte, NC

June 6-10, 2016: workshop on composition, taught at the Charlotte New Music Festival, Charlotte, NC

June 5, 2016: composition At the Boundary, for amplified string quartet and computer, performed with the Klang String Quartet, at the NY Phil Biennial, New York City Electronic Music Festival, National Sawdust, Brooklyn, NY

June 4, 2016: composition Community Trust, structured improvisation for laptop ensemble, performed with the Charlotte New Music Festival Laptop Ensemble, at the Charlotte New Music Festival, Arts Factory, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC

May 30 - June 4, 2016: workshop on Max programming, taught with Ronald Parks and David Schneider, at the Charlotte New Music Festival, Charlotte, NC

May 15, 2016: installation Describe the Sky to me…, with artist Marie Yoho Dorsey, exhibited at Art in the Open, Schuylkill Banks, Philadelphia, PA

May 12, 2016: composition Commencement Address, for double brass quintet, to be performed by the Virginia Tech Brass Ensemble, Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, Cassell Coliseum, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

May 2, 2016: composition Epimetheus Gift, for amplified bassoon and computer, premiered by Steve Vacchi, DISIS Concert, Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

March 28, 2016: compositions At the Boundary, for amplified string quartet and computer, performed with the Flux Quartet, Gestures, for solo violin, performed by Nicole Paglialonga, What we think of, when we think about ourselves, is a story., for solo piano, performed by Richard Masters, and Mountain Dance Suite, for clarinet, violin, and piano, performed by clarinetist Phillip Paglialonga, violinist Nicole Paglialonga, and pianist Tracy Cowden, Music on Mondays Concert Series, Recital Salon, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

March 13, 2016: composition What we think of, when we think about ourselves, is a story., for solo piano, performed by Richard Masters, Brookline Library Artist Series, Brookline, MA

March 12 - April 8: installation Describe the Sky to me…, with artist Marie Yoho Dorsey, exhibited at the Anderson Ranch Art Center, Snowmass Village, CO

March 10, 2016: composition What we think of, when we think about ourselves, is a story., for solo piano, performed by Richard Masters, Curry College, Boston, MA

March 2, 2016: composition What we think of, when we think about ourselves, is a story., for solo piano, performed by Richard Masters, San Fernando Campus, University of Trinidad and Tobago

February 27, 2016: composition Chicken and Grits, for amplified cello, marimba, and Jazz band, performed by cellist Liz Burns, percussionist Jennifer Hotz, and the Winthrop University Jazz Ensemble, director Tracy Patterson, College Music Society Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

February 27, 2016: panel "Transformation and Preservation: Integrating Music Technology into Traditional Music Degree Programs", presented with Elainie Lillios and Ronald Parks, College Music Society Mid Atlantic Regional Conference, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

February 26, 2016: composition At the Boundary, for amplified string quartet and computer, performed with violinists Tatiana Karpova and Judy Meister, violist Kirsten Swanson, and cellist Tanja Bechtler, College Music Society Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

February 26, 2016: guest composer lecture "Extending Musical Performance with Computer Interactivity", presented at the College Music Society Mid Atlantic Regional Conference, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC

February 20, 2016: composition What we think of, when we think about ourselves, is a story., for solo piano, performed by Richard Masters, Lambda Horizon Scholarship Fundraiser, Unitarian Universalist Congregation, Blacksburg, VA

February 16, 2016: composition Gestures, for solo violin, performed by Nicole Paglialonga, UCF Art Gallery, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

February 11, 2016: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States National Conference, Emma Kelly Theater, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

January 28, 2016: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, telematically with Modality, at Ole Beck VFW Post 209, Missoula, MT

December 18, 2015: composition Commencement Address, for double brass quintet, performed by the Virginia Tech Brass Ensemble, Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, Cassell Coliseum, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

December 7, 2015: composition Satisfaction Guaranteed, structured improvisation for amplified tap dancer, motion capture system, and laptop ensemble, performed by Ann Kilkelly and the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), director Ivica Ico Bukvic, DISIS Concert, Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

November 23-24, 2015: workshop on Max programming and lecture "Extending Musical Performance with Computer Interactivity", taught at Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR

November 14, 2015: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference, School of Music, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

November 5, 2015: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, College Music Society National Conference, Informatics and Communications Technology Complex, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, IN

October 17, 2015: composition Playground, for computer music and video, with video artists Amber Bushnell and Charles Raffety, presented at the Taukay Edizioni Musicali Contemporanea Festival, Teatro San Giorgio, Udine, Italy

October 17, 2015: compositions This Edge, for computer music and video, with video artist Joan Grossman, and Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, with choreographer Nicole Bradley Browning, animator and video artist Amber Bushnell, poet and narrator Mark Gibbons, and dancer Allison Herther, based on research by limnologist Mark Lorang, presented at the International Composers and Interactive Artists Concert, Foundation for Emerging Technologies and Arts 12 Nights Concert Series, Center for Visual Communication Project Space, Miami, FL

October 3, 2015: composition Satisfaction Guaranteed, structured improvisation for laptop ensemble, performed by the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), director Ivica Ico Bukvic, Electroacoustic Barn Dance, Eyeclopes, Fredericksburg, VA

September 25, 2015: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, International Computer Music Conference, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

July 31, 2015: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, telematically with Modality, at the DAT (Digital and Analog Technologies) Music Conference, Missoula, MT

July 25, 2015: composition Mountain Dance Suite: Step-Dancing at the M&M, for clarinet, violin, and piano, performed by the Sapphire Trio, ClarinetFest, Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain

July 3, 2015: composition This Edge, for computer music and video, presented at the Festa Europea Della Musica, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy

June 28, 2015: composition This Edge, for computer music and video, presented at the New York City Electronic Music Festival, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY

June 26, 2015: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, New York City Electronic Music Festival, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY

June 25, 2015: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, Spectrum, New York, NY

June 13, 2015: composition Community Trust, structured improvisation for laptop ensemble, performed by the Charlotte New Music Festival Laptop Ensemble, Charlotte New Music Festival, Arts Factory, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte, NC

June 8-13, 2015: workshop on Max programming, taught with Ronald Parks and David Schneider, Charlotte New Music Festival, Charlotte, NC

May 19, 2015: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, Center for New Music, San Francisco, CA

May 15, 2015: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, School of Music and Dance, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

May 15, 2015: composition Commencement Address, for double brass quintet, performed by the Virginia Tech Brass Ensemble, Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, Cassell Coliseum, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

May 13, 2015: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, Music Department, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA

May 4, 2015: composition Current Threat Level, for computer music and video, presented at the DISIS Concert, ICAT Day, Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

April 26, 2015: composition Gestures, five movements for solo violin, performed by Nicole Paglialonga, Great Falls College Montana State University, Great Falls, MT

April 17, 2015: keynote lecture "Mapping Sensors to Musical Parameters", presented at the Virginia Governor’s School Maker Conference, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

April 10-11, 2015: composition Naos Tou Olympiou Dios, for computer music, with choreography by Audra Allen and J. Lillian Gray, presented at 60x60 Dance Louisiana, Dance Department, Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts, Natchitoches, LA

March 29, 2015: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the Poznan Music Spring International Festival "Poznanska Wiosna Muzyczna", Sala Blekitna, Akademii Muzycznej, Poznan, Poland

March 27, 2015: composition Unimagined Bridges, for band, choir, handbells, and computer music, performed by the Blacksburg High School Band and Blacksburg Middle School Choir, Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States National Conference, Fife Theatre, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

March 14, 2015: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at the Play Festival and Symposium, Oberlin College and Conservatory, Oberlin, OH

March 4, 2015: composition Chicken and Grits, for electric cello, marimba, and Jazz band, performed by electric cellist Alan Weinstein, percussionist Annie Stevens, Virginia Tech Jazz Ensemble, director Jason Crafton, Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

February 28, 2015: composition Current Threat Level, for computer music and video, presented at the World Electro-Acoustic Listening Room, Recital Hall, California State University, Fullerton, CA

February 19, 2015: composition Gestures, for solo violin, performed by Nicole Paglialonga, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL

February 12, 2015: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, telematically with Modality, at Ole Beck VFW Post 209, Missoula, MT

December 19, 2014: composition Commencement Address, for double brass quintet, premiered by the Virginia Tech Brass Ensemble, Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, Cassell Coliseum, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

December 5, 2014: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the Bristol University Loudspeaker Orchestra Sonic Voyages: Surprise Concert, Victoria Rooms, Bristol, England

December 1, 2014: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with violinist Sarah Plum, DISIS Concert, Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

December 1, 2014: performance on electric violin, with violinist Sarah Plum at Virginia Tech and telematically with players at the University of Virginia, at the Fall DISIS Concert, Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

December 1, 2014: lecture "Recent Interactive Computer Music Compositions and Telematic Performances", presented telematically at the Research Forum on Distance and Interaction, ZeroSpace Conference, OpenGrounds, McIntire Department of Music, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

November 11, 2014: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, Present~Continuous New Music Ensemble Concert, Recital Hall, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

November 11, 2014: lecture "Extending Musical Performance with Computer Interactivity", presented at New Music Greensboro, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC

November 8, 2014: composition Il Prete Rosso, for amplified violin, motion sensor, and computer, performed with Sarah Plum, Third Practice Festival, Camp Concert Hall, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

October 27, 2014: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the TripleCCRMA Festival, CCRMA Stage, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

October 20, 2014: composition Multiplication of Machines: IV. Circuits, for flute, bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and computer, performed with the Temple New Music Ensemble, Rock Hall, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

October 20, 2014: lecture "Extending Musical Performance with Computer Interactivity", presented at conTemplum, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

October 18, 2014: lecture "Extending Musical Performance with Computer Interactivity", presented at the Creator/Interpreter Lecture Series, Turner Jazz Center, Drake University, Des Moines, IA

October 9, 2014: paper "Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum: Translating limnology to performed and fixed multimedia", presented telematically at the Korean ElectroAcoustic Music Society Annual Conference, Seoul National University, Seoul, S. Korea

September 19, 2014: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the International Computer Music Conference, Odeon Starcity, Athens, Greece

September 15, 2014: poster and paper "Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum: a Multimedia Collaboration, with Sonified Data, Computer-Processed Narration, and Electric Violin", presented and published at the International Computer Music Conference, Odeon Starcity, Athens, Greece

July 28-31, 2014: workshop on electroacoustic musical instrument design, taught at the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Technology Maker Camp, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

July 10, 2014: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the Australasian Computer Music Conference, Federation Hall, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia

June 23, 2014: composition Bells Resound, for string quartet, performed by the Cascade String Quartet, and composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the Big Sky Alive Festival, Myrna Loy Theatre, Helena, MT

June 23, 2014: composition Bells Resound, for string quartet, performed by the Cascade String Quartet, Big Sky Alive Festival, Montana State Capital, Helena, MT

June 19, 2014: composition Satisfaction Guaranteed, structured improvisation for laptop ensemble, performed with the University of Rome Laptop Ensemble, and composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the Festa Europea Della Musica, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy

June 16-19, 2014: workshop "Max Programming for Laptop Ensemble Structured Improvisation", taught at Performing the Space: Integration Among the Arts, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy

June 14, 2014: compositions Satisfaction Guaranteed, structured improvisation for laptop ensemble, performed with the Charlotte New Music Festival Laptop Ensemble, and Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the Charlotte New Music Festival, Snug Harbor, Charlotte, NC

June 10-14, 2014: workshop on Max programming, taught with Ronald Parks and David Schneider, Charlotte New Music Festival, Charlotte, NC

June 4, 2014: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, Abrons Arts Center, New York, NY

May 23 - July 9, 2014: art installation Kimono Layers, for computer music and video, with Marie Yoho Dorsey, exhibited at the Dairy Center for the Arts, Boulder, CO

May 23, 2014: composition At the Boundary, for string quartet and computer, performed with the Third Angle Ensemble, New Ideas in Music concert, Alberta Rose Theater, Portland, OR

May 5, 2014: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at the DISIS Concert, ICAT Day, Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

April 18, 2014: performance on laptop, of structured improvisations by Chris Kurmel, Alex Little, Erik Rodriguez, Paul Sathre, and Mark Soler, with the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), at the Undergraduate Research Conference, Graduate Life Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

April 13, 2014: performance on laptop, of structured improvisation by Chris Kurmel, with the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), at the Exposition Concert, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

March, 28, 2014: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States National Conference, Beckham Hall, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

March 25, 2014: performance on laptop, of structured improvisations by Brock Allen, Ivica Ico Bukvic, Wisdom Ebirim, Erfan Faneian, Mason Gottschalk, Chris Kurmel, Alex Little, Eric Lyon, Erik Rodriguez, and Paul Sathre, with the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), soprano Lee Heuermann, and percussionist Annie Stevens, at the Marginal Arts Festival, Roanoke Art Works, Roanoke, VA

March 1, 2014: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the EcoSono Biomes Concert, California State University, Fullerton, CA

February 22, 2014: performance on laptop, of structured improvisations by Brock Allen, Wisdom Ebirim, Erfan Faneian, Mason Gottschalk, Chris Kurmel, and Paul Sathre, with the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), at the National Student Electronic Music Event, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

February 22, 2014: keynote lecture "Composing Human-Computer Interactivity for Musical Performance", presented at the National Student Electronic Music Event, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA

February 17, 2014: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music and video, presented at the DISIS Concert, ICAT Day, Cube, Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

January 22, 2014: award, Finalist for the New Ideas in Music Competition, composition At the Boundary, for string quartet and computer, Third Angle Ensemble, Portland, OR

December 31, 2013: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, with Modality, at First Night Missoula, Zootown Arts Community Center, Missoula, MT

December 5 & 6, 2013: performance on laptop, of structured improvisations by Brock Allen, Wisdom Ebirim, Erfan Faneian, Mason Gottschalk, Chris Kurmel, and Paul Sathre, with the Linux Laptop Orchestra (L2Ork), at the Moss Arts Center, Blacksburg, VA

November 9-10, 2013: composition Nicolo, Jimi, and John, for amplified viola, computer, and orchestra, premiered with violist Brett Deubner and the Missoula Symphony Orchestra, director Darko Butorac, Dennison Theatre, Missoula, MT

October 28 - November 24, 2013: installation This Edge I Have To Jump, for computer music and four-screen video, with video artist Joan Grossman, composer Eric Lyon, and programmer Carol Burch-Brown, exhibited at the Moss Arts Center, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

October 26, 2013: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at the Electronic Music Midwest, Kansas City Kansas Community College, Kansas City, KS

September 20, 2013: composition Posture, for computer music and video, with choreographer Amy Ragsdale and the Montana Transport Company, presented at EMUfest Praeludium, Conservatorio di Roma "Santa Cecilia", Rome, Italy

September, 2013: compositions Pendulum, for clarinet and interactive computer-processing, performed by clarinetist Arianna Tieghi, and Så Vadå, for alto saxophone and bass clarinet, performed by saxophonist Michele Bianchini and clarinetist Guido Arbonelli, released on CD The Namaste Ensemble: No Borders Quartet, "In Memoriam Dinu Ghezzo", by International Arts Educators Forum and International Composers Interactive Artists

July 8 - August 2, 2013: artist residency, at the Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Saratoga, WY

June 23, 2013: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at the Festa Europea Della Musica, University of Rome "Tor Vergata", Rome, Italy

May 8-11, 2013: composition Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum, for computer music, electric violin, narration, dance, live animation, and processed video, with animator and video artist Amber Bushnell, dancer Allison Herther, and narrator Stephen Kalm, premiered at Dance in Concert, Montana Theatre, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

May 1, 2013: award, inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

April 30, 2013: lecture "Composing Human-Computer Interactivity for Musical Performance", presented at Virginia Tech University, Blackburg, VA

April 29, 2013: award, alternate for the Renée B. Fisher Composer Awards, New Haven, CT

April 18, 2013: composition No Title for Cacophony, structured improvisation for iPhones, Wii controllers, and computer, performed with with Jason Bolte, Christopher Burns, and Elainie Lillios, Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States National Conference, St. Paul, MN

April 15, 2013: lecture "Composing Human-Computer Interactivity for Musical Performance", presented for the Innovation and Imagination Conference, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

April 11, 2013: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at the BulldogBytes Concert Series, South Carolina State University, Orangeburg, SC

March 29, 2013: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, with Modality, at Monk's, Missoula, MT

March 9, 2013: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at the Athens Slingshot Festival, Athens, GA

March 7, 2013: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, with Modality, at the The Palace, Missoula, MT

March 2, 2013: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at the Cal State Fullerton New Music Festival: Voice in the 21st Century, Cal State Fullerton, CA

February 22, 2013: lecture "Composing Human-Computer Interactivity for Musical Performance", presented at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

February 5, 2013: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, with Modality, at Ole Beck VFW Post 209, Missoula, MT

December 31, 2012: performance of composition In the Temple Common, structured improvisation for electric violin and computer, at First Night Missoula, Missoula Art Museum, Missoula, MT

December 20, 2012: performance on electric violin, bass guitar, and computer, with Modality, at Ole Beck VFW Post 209, Missoula, MT

November 4, 2012: composition Mountain Dance Suite: II. Tango, Downtown Dance Collective, for clarinet, violin, and piano, performed by the Sapphire Trio, Montana State Music Teachers Association State Conference, Kalispell, MT

October 22, 2012: composition Så Vadå, for alto saxophone and bass clarinet, performed by Johan Eriksson and Christopher Kirkpatrick, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

October 7, 2012: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at the Soundcrawl Festival, Nashville, TN

October 5, 2012: performed composition Multiplication of Machines, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and computer, with the Third Angle Ensemble, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

September 25, 2012: presented lecture "Composing Human-Computer Interactivity for Musical Performance", Provost's Distinguished Faculty Lecture Series, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

September 11, 2012: performed composition No Title for Cacophony, a structured improvisation for iPhones, Wii controllers, and computer, with Ben Broening, Marko Ciciliani, Elainie Lillios, Eric Lyon, and Mauricio Valdes, International Computer Music Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia

September 7, 2012: performed composition No Title for Cacophony, a structured improvisation for iPhones, Wii controllers, and computer, with Linda Antes, Jason Bolte, Kris Moon, J. Alan Strasheim, and Jake Whitecar, Mountain Computer Music Festival, Missoula, MT

August 6-17, 2012: artist residency, at the Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY

July 11, 2012: performed composition Pendulum, for clarinet and computer, with clarinetist Arianna Tieghi, Università Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

July 6, 2012: performed composition Pendulum, for clarinet and computer, with clarinetist Arianna Tieghi, International Summer Arts Institute, Città di Castello, Italy

July 5, 2012: composition Så Vadå, for alto saxophone and bass clarinet, performed by saxophonist Michele Bianchini and clarinetist Guido Arbonelli, International Summer Arts Institute, Città di Castello, Italy

May 12, 2012: awarded the Distinguished Faculty Award, by the College of Visual and Performing Arts, of the University of Montana, Missoula, MT

April 26, 2012: telematically performed composition Originally Marketed Memoirs, a structured improvisation for six or more performers, with computer musician Sarah Weaver and the Global Telematic Ensemble at New York University, video artist Cole Ingraham and computer musician Synthia Payne, University of Colorado Boulder, and video artist Amber Bushnell and saxophonist Jacob Thomas, University of Montana, for "Between Realities: A Telematic Music and Video Event"

March 31, 2012: composition No Title for Cacophony, a structured improvisation for iPhones, Wii Remotes, and computer, performed by Jon Bash, Kramer Elwell, Todd Smith, J. Alan Strasheim, and Jake Whitecar, Electroacoustic InterExchange, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

February 3, 2012: presented lecture "Sensors and Instrument Design", Sonic Arts Research Centre at Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland

February 1, 2012: awarded as a winner, of the Electronic Masters Master Tape Competition, for composition Posture, for computer music, by ABLAZE Records, Cincinnati, OH

December 23, 2011: awarded a Composer Assistance Program Grant, for composition Nicolo, Jimi, and John, for amplified viola, orchestra, and interactive computer-processing, from New Music USA, New York, NY

December 19, 2011: awarded as a finalist, International Music Prize for Excellence in Composition, for composition The Blues Is Crying, for solo viola, by the National Academy of Music, Thessaloniki, Greece

October 20, 2011: presented composition Playground, for computer music and video, Seoul International Computer Music Festival, Seoul, South Korea

September 9-14, 2011: presented composition Playground, for computer music, Sound Walk of Música Viva, Lisbon, Portugal

September 2, 2011: awarded a nomination, Cuarto Concurso de Composición Electroacústica y Videomúsica, for composition Playground, for computer music and video, by the Fundación Destellos, Mar del Plata, Argentine

August 1, 2011: performed composition Multiplication of Machines: I. Pistons, for violin and interactive computer-processing, with violinist Darragh Morgan, International Computer Music Conference, Huddersfield, England

June 11, 2011: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at Digital Graffiti, Alys Beach, FL

June 2, 2011: composition Unimagined Bridges, for band, choir, handbells, and computer music, performed by the Washington Middle School Band and Choir, Washington Middle School, Missoula, MT

April 22, 2011: composition The Blues Is Crying, for solo viola, performed by violist Brett Deubner, Bowling Green State University, OH

March 2-30, 2011: researched as a visiting scholar, Sonic Arts Research Centre at Queen's University, Belfast, Northern Ireland

February 28, 2011: composition Unimagined Bridges, for band, choir, handbells, and computer music, performed by the Washington Middle School Band and Choir, University of Montana Concert Band Festival, Missoula, MT

January 21, 2011: presented composition Playground, for computer music and video, Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States National Conference, Miami, FL

December 21, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the National University of Music Bucharest, Romania

December 3, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the Folkwang University Essen, Germany

December 3, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the Art of Record Production Conference, Leeds Metropolitan University, England

December 3, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the Longy School of Music, Cambridge, MA

November 21, 2010: composition The Blues Is Crying, for solo viola, premiered by violist Brett Deubner, Sioux City Chamber Music Association, Sioux City, IA

November 6, 2010: compositions De Grijze Boom, for tenor saxophone and computer, performed by saxophonist Susan Fancher, and Multiplication of Machines: VI. Pendulum, for clarinet and computer, performed by clarinetist David Niethamer, Third Practice Electroacoustic Music Festival, Richmond, VA

November 17, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the Hartford Art School, University of Hartford, CT

November 13, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the SALT Gallery, New York, NY

October 26, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the International Electroacoustic Music Festival, Brooklyn College, New York, NY

October 21, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the Kentucky New Music Festival, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

October 20, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the Rodan Video Lounge, Chicago, IL

October 14-16, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at Electronic Music Midwest, Lewis University, Romeoville, IL

October 10, 2010: composition Playground, for computer music and video, presented at Virtual Playground, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

October 1, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the Instituto Universitario Nacional del Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina

August 2, 2010: performed composition Multiplication of Machines, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and computer, with the Third Angle Ensemble, Myrna Loy Center for the Performing and Media Arts, Helena, MT

June 18, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at Rhode Island College, Providence, RI

June 3-5, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at the International Computer Music Conference, SUNY Stony Brook, NY

May 30, 2010: composition Children's Garden, for computer music, presented at 60x60 Dance, FOFA Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

May 7, 2010: performed composition Multiplication of Machines, for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and computer, with the Third Angle Ensemble, Old Church, Portland, OR

May 5, 2010: composition The Power of Slowing, for symphonic wind ensemble, performed by the University of Montana Symphonic Wind Ensemble, University Theater, Missoula, MT

April 28, 2010: composition Montana Suite: Boulder Batholith: II. Step-Dancing, M&M, for clarinet, violin, and piano, performed by Christopher Kirkpatrick, Margaret Baldridge, and Christopher Hahn, Music Recital Hall, University of Montana, Missoula, MT

February 11, 2010: composition Montana Suite: Boulder Batholith, for computer music, soprano, clarinet, violin, piano, and dance, with choreographer Jane Comfort, performed by the Headwaters Dance Company, Myrna Loy Center, Helena, MT

February 4-6, 2010: composition Montana Suite: Boulder Batholith, for computer music, soprano, clarinet, violin, piano, and dance, performed by the Headwaters Dance Company, Lee Heuermann, and the Sapphire Trio, Missoula Children’s Theater, Missoula, MT