Jul
26
8:00pm 8:00pm

Divergent Trajectories Premiere

  • Wellesley College Jewett Auditorium (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As a part of the 73rd Composers Conference, the Conference Ensemble directed by James Baker will premiere Divergent Trajectories in the Jewett Auditorium on the campus of Wellesley College. Performing this work are Barry Crawford (flute), Benjamin Fingland (clarinet, bass clarinet), Gabby Diaz (violin), Joshua Gordon (cello), Steve Beck (piano), and James Baker (conductor). This event is free and open to the public.

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Jul
16
to Jul 30

Composers Conference at Wellesley College

Jonathan will be a fellow at the 73rd Annual Composers Conference at Wellesley College. This event will take place from July 16th through the 30th on the campus of Wellesley College in Massachusetts, and is directed by composer Mario Davidovsky. Jonathan will be working with guest composers Yu-Hui Chang and Eric Wubbles, and will compose a new work to be premiered by the Conference Ensemble directed by James Baker. More information is available at the conference website.

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Jun
18
to Jun 23

UMKC Composition Workshop

Jonathan will take part in the 2017 UMKC Composition Workshop from June 18th through the 23rd in Kansas City, Missouri. He will network and interact with student composers and performers from throughout the world, as well as work with UMKC's distinguished composition faculty. More information is available here.

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Mar
9
7:00pm 7:00pm

De somniis Premiere

  • James C. Olson Performing Arts Center, White Recital Hall (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Musiqa Nova, the UMKC Conservatory's new music ensemble, will premiere De somniis for viola and piano. En-Ting Hsu (viola) and Charles Tsui (piano) will perform on a program that also features the three other finalists for the 2017 UMKC Chamber Music Composition Competition. The audience will choose the winner, so come vote for your favorite work! This event is free and open to the public.

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Feb
24
8:30pm 8:30pm

On Plants and Consciousness at BGSU

Cellist Gramm Drennen will perform On Plants and Consciousness at the 4th annual Bowling Green State University Graduate Conference in Music. I will be traveling to Bowling Green to attend this wonderful conference. This is a free event and open to conference attendees and BGSU faculty, staff, and students.

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May
12
7:30pm 7:30pm

Imprint Premiere

The final Da Camera Young Artist concert of the season, featuring the world premiere of Imprint, my new work for solo violin. Jae-Won Bang will perform this piece on a wonderfully diverse program that includes music by Beethoven, John Luther Adams, Gershwin, and others. Imprint was commissioned by the Da Camera Young Artist Program and considers the coexistence of two things that we normally think of as separate: nature and machine.

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Apr
16
2:00pm 2:00pm

Literacy Through Music

The culminating event in Jonathan's Literacy Through Music project. Da Camera Young Artists Teresa Procter (mezzo-soprano) and Stephanie Ng (piano) will premiere Mark Buller's First Words, a cycle of six songs composed specifically for this event.

This concert is free and open to the public. Reception to follow.

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Jul
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

Music in the Making

On Plants and Consciousness is featured on Houston Public Media's Music in the Making. Jonathan talks with host Joshua Zinn and Courtenay Vandiver Pereira performs this piece for solo cello. Listen to the full interview here and tune in to Classical 91.7 FM to hear Music in the Making.

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Oct
31
2:00pm 2:00pm

Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects Day

With the help of harpist Abigail Sliva, Jonathan represents the Moores School of Music in a lecture about the need for new sounds in classical music. The event is open to the public.

Update — Jonathan was chosen by a panel of faculty judges as the winner of the 2014 Graduate Research and Scholarship Projects Day for the Performance and Demonstrations category. 

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Jun
25
to Jul 5

Oregon Bach Festival

  • University of Oregon School of Music (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Jonathan participates in the Oregon Bach Festival's Composers Symposium, directed by Robert Kyr and featuring composer-in-residence Chen Yi. Jonathan premiers his Thelonious Sonatina. 

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