Upcoming Events 


[POSTPONED] Monday, December 12, 2016.   My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon.  Temple University New Music Ensemble.  Rock Hall, Temple University, 7:30 p.m.

April 8, 2017.  My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon.  Boston Musica Viva: “Moonlight (and a) Serenade.”  Pickman Hall at the Longy School of Music, 27 Garden Street, Cambridge MA. 8 p.m.


Past Events

Sunday, October 23, 2016.  Cut the Devil’s Throat.  Riley Lee, shakuhachi; Barbara White, clarinet.  Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, 7:30 p.m.

Monday, October 10, 2016.  Fool Me Once.  Transient Canvas.  Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.  12:00 p.m.

Sunday, October 9, 2016.  Jam session hosted by Fork and Spoon.  Kitchen Rackets @ Celtic Colours.  Bras D’Or Lakes Inn, St. Peter’s Nova Scotia, ca. 10:30 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.

Friday, October 7, 2016.  Fool Me Once.  Transient Canvas, in concert with Ogni Suono. Arts At the Armory, Somerville MA.  8:00 p.m.

July 23, 2016.  Learning to See.  Tanglewood Festival of Contemporary Music.  Ozawa Hall, Lenox, MA.  2:30 p.m.

June 4, 2016.  With Fork & Spoon.  Music Camp on the Canal All-Star Concert, St. Peter’s, NS.

April 11, 2016. Fool Me Once.  Transient Canvas.  Moore Hall Recital Series, University of North Carolina, Pembroke, Pembroke, NC.

April 8, 2016.  Fool Me Once.  Transient Canvas.  Goat Farm Arts Center, Atlanta, GA.

April 7, 2016.  Fool Me Once.  Transient Canvas.  Dancz Center for New Music at University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

April 6, 2016.  Fool Me Once.  Transient Canvas.  James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA.

April 2, 2016.  Fool Me Once.  Transient Canvas.  Spectrum NYC.

March 19, 2016. Farewell to Music.  House Concert with Riley Lee (shakuhachi) and Charles MacDonald (guitar), Petit de Grat, NS.

March 18, 2016. Farewell to Music.  House Concert with Riley Lee (shakuhachi) and Charles MacDonald (guitar), Petit de Grat, NS.

February 19, 2016. Farewell to Music.  With Riley Lee (shakuhachi) and John Blacklow (piano), Taplin Auditorium, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ.

February 4, 2016. Fool Me Once (premiere).  Transient Canvas.  New Gallery Concert Series, Boston, MA.

October 10, 2014.  Premiere of Clear is the Water for piano trio. The Folk Tune Project. Phoenix Concerts.  Gilda Lyons, Artistic and Executive Director.  Saint Matthew & Saint Timothy, 26 W 84th St, NYC 10024.

October 15, 2014.  Fork & Spoon in Cape Breton. Fork and Spoon host “Kitchen Rackets @ Celtic Colours” jam session. Bras D’Or Lakes Inn, St. Peter’s, Nova Scotia.

TorQ Percussion Quartet: TorQ Turns 10!
November 1, 2014 at 8:00 p.m.
Walter Hall, University of Toronto, Faculty of Music.

Fork & Spoon.  All-Star Concert, Kitchen Rackets Music Camp on the Canal.  Plus workshops, jam sessions, etc.  St. Peter’s, Nova Scotia. June 6-8, 2014.

Third Rule of Thumb.  Boston Percussion Group. The Space, Jamaica Plain, MA.  May 23, 2014, 8:30 p.m.  BYOB.

No Man’s Land. Rachel Yoder, clarinet. Texas Clarinet Colloquium Guest Artists Recital.  Texas A&M University-Commerce. March 2, 2013, 3:00 p.m.

Third Rule of Thumb. 60 Years of the Fromm Foundation. John Knowles Paine Concert Hall, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. April 13, 2013.

Small World.  Transient Canvas, The Boston Conservatory High School Composition Intensive.  Boston Conservatory, Boston, MA.  July 17, 2013.

Third Rule of Thumb.  Boston University Percussion Ensemble, directed by Samuel Solomon. College of Fine Arts, Boston University. November 11, 2013, 8:00 p.m.

When the Smoke Clears.  Transient Canvas, sponsored by the Equilibrium Concert Series.  Davis Square Theater, Somerville, MA.  September 27, 2013, 8:00 p.m.


Performances With Fork & Spoon (Selected)

  • Celtic Colours-sponsored Kitchen Rackets Acoustic Jam Sessions, October 2013.
  • Hawg and Hen Open Session, August 2013.
  • St. Peter’s Summer Sessions Ceilidh, August 2013.
  • Music Camp on the Canal All-Star Concert, June 2013.


“And Word Betrayed Flesh.”  Conference presentation: The Agon of Opera and Dance.  Princeton University, May 4, 2013.

Panel Discussion.  Gauss Seminars in Criticism.  Respondent to Susan Howe and David Grubbs, Woodslippercounterclatter.  Princeton University, November 22, 2013.

“Phaedra, Meet Francesca: Points of Contact Between the Myth of Phaedra and the Story of Francesca da Rimini.”  The Phaedra Symposium.  Princeton University, March 27–28, 2014.