Performances

Upcoming

February 21-March 9, 2018
the [Switch~ Ensemble]
Electroacoustic Residencies – Upstate NY
Bard College, Cornell University, Ithaca College, Buffalo State

March 3, 2018
Mizzou Percussion Ensemble – Featured Ensemble with Ji Hye Jung
Mid-Missouri Percussive Arts Trophy (MMPAT)
Works by Silverman, Tyson, Lang, and Hall
Cowan Civic Center – Lebanon, MO

March 10, 2018
University of Central Arkansas Percussion Festival
Guest Artist/Clinician
Conway, AR

March 19, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
Mizzou Percussion Ensemble
With guest soloist Justin Alexander
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

March 23-24, 2018
Africa Fest with Guest M’Bemba Bangoura
Music from Ghana, Zimbabwe, and Guinea
Rhynsburger Theatre – Columbia MO

March 26-27, 2018
Guest Artist Residency
University of Nebraska – Lincoln, NE

March 29-30, 2018
Guest Artist Residency
University of Alabama – Tuscaloosa, AL

April 6, 2018
MU Latin Percussion at First Friday
Featuring Tiger Pans and the Latin Percussion Ensemble
Sager Braudis Gallery – Columbia MO

April 14, 2018 – All Day
Missouri Day of Percussion
Organized the Collegiate World Percussion Ensemble with Bernard Woma
Battle High School – Columbia MO

April 15, 2018 – 3:00 p.m.
MU World Percussion with guests Bernard Woma and the Saakumu Dance Troupe
Music from Ghana, Zimbabwe, and Guinea
Missouri Theatre – Columbia MO

May 17 – June 9, 2018
Faculty-Led Study Abroad Trip
Dagbe Cultural Arts Center – Kopeyia, Ghana
Dagara Music Center – Accra, Ghana

June 24-July 5, 2018
the [Switch~ Ensemble]
Call for Scores Premiere Concerts
New York, NY

July 15 – August 4, 2018
Percussion Faculty
Interlochen Arts Camp, MI

Recent Past

January 11-12, 2018
Soloist with University of Missouri Wind Ensemble
Works by Green and DeSantis
Kansas City High School Tour

December 17, 2017 – 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Missouri Symphony Orchestra
Symphony of Toys Holiday Concert
Missouri Theatre – Columbia MO

December 6, 2017
Alarm Will Sound
Stefan Freund’s Forces
Missouri Theatre – Columbia MO

November 27, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Holiday Brass
MUMC – Columbia MO

November 16, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Alumni Lecture
Time is Times: Balinese Influence and the Infinity Series in Per Norgard’s I Ching
Truman State University  – Kirksville, MO

November 14, 2017 – 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Missouri Symphony Orchestra
Young People’s Concerts
Missouri Theatre – Columbia, MO

November 11, 2017 – 4:00 p.m.
University Pedagogy Committee Panel Discussion
PASIC – Indianapolis, IN

November 11, 2017 – 10:00 a.m.
Mass Steel Band Concert
PASIC – Indianapolis, IN

November 9, 2017 – 4:00 p.m.
Keyboard Committee Panel Discussion
PASIC – Indianapolis, IN

November 9, 2017 – 9:00 a.m.
Focus Day Performance
Drew Worden’s Escape for Triangle Sextet
PASIC – Indianapolis, IN

October 22, 2017 – 5:00 p.m.
Chiyedza Mbira Ensemble with Patience Munjeri
Traditional Shona Music
George Caleb Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri – Columbia

October 16, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
Mizzou New Music Ensemble
John Mackey’s Damn
University of Missouri, Whitmore Recital Hall – Columbia, MO

October 15, 2017 – 3:00 p.m.
Faculty Lecture Recital
Time is Times: Balinese Influence and the Infinity Series in Per Norgard’s I Ching
Whitmore Recital Hall – Columbia, MO

October 3, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
Steven Snowden Portrait Concert
DRAX and Mizzou Percussion/Saxophone Studios
Whitmore Recital Hall – Columbia, MO

September 21, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
Guest Artist Lecture Recital
Time is Times: Balinese Influence and the Infinity Series in Per Norgard’s I Ching
Virginia Commonwealth University – Richmond, VA

September 9, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
ZouM Faculty New Music Collective
Premieres by Christopher Stark and Asha Srinivasan
Washington University – St. Louis, MO

September 8, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
ZouM Faculty New Music Collective
Premieres by Christopher Stark and Asha Srinivasan
Whitmore Recital Hall – Columbia, MO

August 18, 2017 – 8:00 p.m.
Odyssey Chamber Music Series – Solar Eclipse: A Celestial Celebration
Performance by DRAX
First Baptist Church – Columbia, MO

August 4, 2017 – 8:00 p.m.
Interlochen Faculty Chamber Recital
Eric Ewazen’s Mosaics
Interlochen Center for the Arts – Interlochen, MI

July 28, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.

Mizzou International Composers Festival
Georg Friedrich Haas’ … Aus Freier Lust … Verbunden …
Missouri Theatre – Columbia, MO

July 17 – August 5, 2017
Percussion Faculty
Interlochen Arts Camp, MI

July 1, 14, and 15, 2017 – 7:30 p.m.
Missouri Symphony Orchestra
Patriotic Pops and Masterworks Concerts
Missouri Theatre – Columbia, MO

May 29-June 2, 2017
What is Noise Debut CD Recording Session
Overneath Creative Collective
Kalamazoo, MI

May 9-15, 2017
the [Switch~ Ensemble]
Electroacoustic Residency
University of Chicago – Chicago, IL

May 5-6, 2017
Africa Fest with the Mizzou World Percussion Ensemble
Music from Ghana, Zimbabwe, and Guinea
MUMC – Columbia MO

May 5, 2017 – 10:00 a.m.
Mizzou Fife & Drum Corps at ROTC Pass and Review
Traditional American fife and drum music
Francis Quadrangle – Columbia MO

April 30, 2017 – 11:30 a.m.
D.M.A. Lecture Recital
Time is Times: Balinese Influence and the Infinity Series in Per Norgard’s I Ching
Eastman School of Music  – Rochester, NY

April 28, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Soloist with the University Wind Ensemble
Michael Daugherty’s Raise the Roof
University of Missouri, Missouri Theatre  – Columbia, MO

April 14, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
MU World Percussion Ensemble with guest Victor Nani Agbeli
Music from Ghana, Zimbabwe, Trinidad, and Tobago 
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

April 15, 2018 – All Day
Missouri Day of Percussion
Organized the Collegiate Percussion Ensemble with Ivan Trevino
Battle High School, Columbia MO

April 7-8, 2018 – 7:00 p.m.
Missouri Contemporary Ballet – “Live”
DRAX collaborative performance of DeSantis and Daughtrey
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

April 3, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
University of Missouri Percussion Ensemble
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

March 30, 2017
What is Noise – Spring Concert Series
Premiere of commissioned work by Adam Schumaker
Kalamazoo College – Kalamazoo, MI

March 23, 2017
DRAX (Leo Saguiguit, saxophones / Megan Arns, percussion)
North American Saxophone Alliance (NASA) Regional
Premiere of commissioned work by Steven Snowden
Oklahoma State University – Stillwater, OK

March 21, 2017
Guest Artist Residency
Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville, IL

February 27, 2017
Mizzou New Music Ensemble
Georg Friedrich Haas’ … Aus Freier Lust … Verbunden …
University of Missouri, Whitmore Recital Hall – Columbia, MO

February 10, 2017 – 7:00 p.m.
Friends of Music Gala
Premiere of Fascinating Rhythm by Jose Martinez with Julia Bentley
Reynolds Alumni Center – Columbia MO

January 27, 2017
University of Missouri Percussion Ensemble
Missouri Music Educators Association Conference (MMEA)
Works by Becker, Burritt, Xenakis, and Walker
Tan-Tar-a Resort – Lake of the Ozarks, MO

December 18, 2016 – 3:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m.
Missouri Symphony
Symphony of Toys Holiday Concert
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

December 2, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
Odyssey Chamber Music Series: Hot Winter Sleigh
Works by Nikolai Kapustin, Barbara White, Nathan Daughtrey
Collaborative performances with Peter Miyamoto, Ayako Tsuruta, Matthew Henry, Leo Saguiguit and Bill Kalinkos
First Baptist Church, Columbia MO

November 6, 2015 – 3:00 p.m.
University of Missouri Percussion Extravaganza
Featuring: Lee Expressive Arts Elementary, University Percussion Ensemble and MU Steel
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

November 4, 2016 – 8:00 p.m.
Chiyedza Mbira Ensemble with Musekiwa Chingodza
Traditional Shona Music
George Caleb Bingham Gallery, University of Missouri – Columbia

October 8, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
What is Noise
Works by Steven Stucky, Lansing McLoskey, and Josh Burel
Educational and Community Center – Brookline, MA

October 8, 2016 – 2:00 p.m.
What is Noise
Works by Steven Stucky, Lansing McLoskey, and Josh Burel
The Space – Jamaica Plain, MA

October 7, 2016 – 8:00 p.m.
What is Noise
Works by Steven Stucky, Lansing McLoskey, and Josh Burel
Longy School of Music at Bard College – Cambridge, MA

September 30, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.
Steve Reich’s Music for 18 Musicians with Eighth Blackbird and Third Coast Percussion
DeBartolo Performing Arts Center, University of Notre Dame

July 27, 2016 – 8:00 p.m.
Interlochen Faculty Chamber Series
Stockhausen’s Mikrophonie
Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall, Interlochen

July 17 – August 7, 2016
Percussion Faculty
Interlochen Arts Camp, MI

July 6-16, 2016
Valencia International Performance Academy & Festival with the [Switch~ Ensemble]
Ensemble-in-Residence
Nine new works by participant composers of the 2016 VIPA Festival
Valencia, Spain

June 23-30, 2016
Avaloch Farm Music Institute
Residency with composer Timothy McCormack
Boscawen, NH

June 21, 2016
Make Music Chicago
World Premiere of Brian Chase’s Shimmer
Maggie Daley Memorial Park – Chicago, IL

June 11, 2016 – 3:00 p.m.
John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit
Boston Premiere with 90 Percussionists
Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University – Boston, MA

May 22, 2016 – 5:00 p.m.
Queens New Music Festival with the [Switch~ Ensemble]
Alternating Currents: a provocative program of electroacoustic and multi-media works featuring the U.S. premieres of works by A. Schubert, Streich, Diez-Fischer, and others.
The Secret Theatre, Main Stage – Long Island City, NY

April 27, 2016 – 7:30 p.m.
Guest Artist at University of South Alabama
Music for mbiras, W. African drums, steel pans, and Irish instruments.
Mobile AL

April 22, 2016 – 7:30 p.m.
ZouM – Faculty New Music Ensemble
Works by: DeSantis, Freund, Higdon, Makler, Prokofiev, Goldstein
Whitmore Recital Hall, Columbia MO

April 17, 2016 – 3:00 p.m.
MU World Percussion Ensemble Concert
Music from Guinea, Zimbabwe, Trinidad, and Tobago
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

April 16, 2016 – 12:00 p.m.
Third Goal Film Fest
Panelist for the film “Landfill Harmonic”
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

April 8, 2016 – 7:30 p.m.
University of Missouri Percussion Ensemble Concert
Works by: Mellits, Cage/Harrison, Sekhon, Condon, Trevino, Burritt, Martinez and Worden
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

April 5, 2016 – 12:00 p.m.
DRAX on the UMSL Humanities Monday Noon Series
Music for Saxophone and Percussion: DeSantis, Masson, Scott, Wood
St. Louis Public Library, Schlafly Branch

March 7-10, 2016
What Is Noise West Michigan Tour
Residency Programs at Grandville, Jenison, and West Ottawa Public Schools
Concert at Hope College on March 7 at 7:30pm in Holland, MI

March 5, 2016 – 3:00 p.m.
What Is Noise – featured guest ensemble for Young Composers Competition
With featured guest composer Lansing McLoskey
Webster University,  St. Louis MO

December 7 and 8, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
Soloist with the Rock Bridge High School Bands
Creston’s Marimba Concerto, mvt. 1 and Joe Green’s Xylophonia
Rock Bridge High School, Columbia MO

November 14, 2015 – 1:00 p.m.
PASIC: University Committee Panel Discussion
Michael Burritt, Scott Herring, Megan Arns, panelists / Benjamin Fraley, moderator
San Antonio, TX

November 8, 2015 – 3:00 p.m.
University of Missouri Percussion Extravaganza
Featuring: Lee Expressive Arts Elementary, University Percussion Ensemble, MU Steel, and the Marching Mizzou Drumline
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

November 1, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Series: New Muse Piano Duo with Megan Arns and Robert Dillon, percussion
Works by: Lansing McLoskey (composer in attendance), Casey Cangelosi, Robert Dillon, etc.
Whitmore Recital Hall, Columbia MO

October 16, 2015 – 7:00 p.m.
DRAX on on the Odyssey Chamber Music Series: A Taste of Asia
Nigel Wood’s Qing Feng
First Baptist Church, Columbia MO

August 15, 2015 – 5:00 p.m.
John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit with Third Coast Percussion
DeBartolo Performing Arts Series, University of Notre Dame
Central Park, Mishawaka IN

July 19 – August 9, 2015
Percussion Faculty
Interlochen Arts Camp, MI

July 24, 2015
DRAX (Leo Saguiguit, saxophones / Megan Arns, percussion)
Mizzou International Composers Festival – Faculty Concert
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

June 14 – 28, 2015
What is Noise, ensemble in residence
Taneycomo Festival Orchestra, Branson MO
Featured performances:
June 15, 7:30 p.m. – Full Concert at Vintage Paris Cafe
June 22, 7:30 p.m. – Art Walk Performance

July 10, 2015 – 2:30 p.m.
DRAX (Leo Saguiguit, saxophones / Megan Arns, percussion)
Works by Masson and Martinez (world premiere)
World Saxophone Congress, Strasbourg France

June 24, 2015 – 6:30 p.m.
Terry Riley’s In C with Third Coast Percussion
Millennium Park, Chicago IL

June 11, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
What is Noise, guest chamber ensemble
University of Missouri, Columbia MO

May 15, 2015 – 8:00 p.m.
the [Switch~ Ensemble] – MATA Interval 8 Series
Works by: Blecharz, Prins, Thorpe Buchanan, Dimou, Sheets (all NY premieres)
Benzaquen Hall at the DiMenna Center, New York NY

April 25, 2015 – 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Missouri PAS Day of Percussion
Missouri Massed Steel Band with guests Tom Miller and Peter Erskine (4:00pm)
DRAX clinic “Percussion Plus: Collaboration and Mixed Instrumentation” (9:00am)
Battle High School, Columbia MO

April 24, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
MU World Percussion Ensemble Concert
Music from Ghana, Zimbabwe, Trinidad, and Tobago
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

April 13, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
Chancellor’s Arts Showcase Concert
MU Fife and Drum Corps (premiere performance)
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

April 10, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
MU University Percussion Ensemble Concert
Works by Condon, Stiens, Trevino, Becker, Silverman, Freund
Missouri Theatre, Columbia MO

March 29, 2015 – 7:30 p.m.
Faculty Recital – with guests Julia Gaines, Leo Saguiguit, and Ben Gervais
Works by Viñao, Kotche, Trevino, Masson and Crouch
University of Missouri, Columbia MO

February 21, 2015 – 11:00 a.m.
DRAX at the NASA Regional Conference
Works by Masson and Crouch
University of Oklahoma, Norman OK

January 29, 2015 – 8:00 p.m.
What is Noise
Florida State University Festival of New Music
Don Freund’s Mixed Blood (composer in attendance)
Opperman Recital Hall, Tallahassee FL

December 18, 2014 – 11:30 a.m.
University of Missouri Percussion Ensemble with guest artist Casey Cangelosi
The Midwest Clinic – Collegiate Percussion Ensemble Showcase Concert
Works by: Cangelosi, Ewazen, Helble, Walker, Smith, Whibley, Hall
Ballroom W190 at McCormick Place, Chicago IL

December 14, 2014 – 3:00 p.m.
Columbia Civic Orchestra
Menotti’s Ahmal and the Night Visitors
First Baptist Church, Columbia MO

November 7, 2014 – 11:00 a.m.
Beyond This Point on John Corkill’s Faculty Recital
Works by: Cage, Cole, Akiho, Norgard
Loyola University, Chicago IL

October 26, 2014 – 7:30 p.m.
DRAX on Leo Saguiguit’s Faculty Recital
Nigel Wood’s Qing Feng
Whitmore Recital Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia MO

August 10, 2014 – 6:00 p.m.
Chinese Fine Arts Society – Rhythms of China 2014
Five Elements Project: Fire and Metal by Zhou Long
Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park, Chicago IL

June 2 & 4, 2014 – 8:00 p.m.
the [Switch~ Ensemble]
New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF)
Abrons Arts Center, New York NY

May 25, 2014 – 2:00 p.m.
John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit for nine to ninety-nine percussionists (2009)
Pittsburgh Festival of New Music
Lake Elizabeth Park, Pittsburgh PA

May 21, 2014 – 8:00 p.m.
the [Switch~ Ensemble]
Works by Chandler, Kokoras, Orlandatou, Sheets, Maderna, Romitelli
Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo NY

April 30 – 8:00 p.m.
Eastman Wind Ensemble
Michael Burritt and Mark Kellogg, soloists
Kodak Hall at Eastman Theater, Rochester NY

April 28 – 8:00 p.m.
Gamelan Lila Muni (Balinese Gamelan Ensemble)
World Music Series
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

April 24 – 8:00 p.m.
Mansfield University Percussion Ensemble (director)
Works by Reich, Iorio, Savage, Ford, Levitan, Zivkovic, Trevino, Dietz
Butler Music Building, Mansfield University, Mansfield PA

April 13, 2014 – 4:00 p.m.
the [Switch~ Ensemble]
Eastman Computer Music Center Concert
Bryan Jacobs TSTS (2013 International Call for Scores Winner)
Sproull Atrium, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

April 1 & 2, 2014 – 8:00 p.m.
Eastman BroadBand Ensemble
Music of Carlos Sanchez-Gutierrez
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY (April 1)
Ithaca College, Ithaca NY (April 2)

March 20, 2014 – 1:30 p.m.
Solo Recital (D.M.A. requirement)
Works by Viñao, Saariaho, Kotche, Davis
Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

February 8, 2014 – 8:00 p.m.
Faculty Virtuosi Series
Alejandro Viñao’sEstudias Frontera (2004) with Michael Burritt
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

December 14, 2013 – 1:30 p.m.
Eastman World Music Concert
Gamelan Lila Muni, Balinese Gamelan Ensemble
Mbira dzeMugomo Guru, Zimbabwean Mbira Ensemble
Ray Wright Room, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

December, 2 2013 – 8:00 p.m.
the [Switch~ Ensemble]
Ossia New Music Concert
Karlheinz Stockhausen’s Mikrophonie I (1964)
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

November 22, 2013 – 7:30 p.m.
Cordancia Chamber Orchestra
Works by Copland, Higdon, and Tavener
Pittsford Presbyterian Church, Rochester NY

November 20, 2013 – 8:00 p.m.
The [Switch~ Ensemble]
Eastman Computer Music Center Concert
Phillipe Leroux’s Voi(rex) (2002) (composer in attendance)
Chistopher Chandler’s Smoke & Mirrors (2013) (composer in attendance / recorded for SEAMUS)
Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

November 16, 2013 – 10:00 a.m.
Eastman Percussion Ensemble
PAS Percussion Ensemble Competition Winner Showcase Concert
Alejandro Vinao’s Water (2013) (world premiere with composer in attendance)
Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Sagamore Ballroom, Indianapolis IN

November 3, 2013 – 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
Gamelan Lila Muni, Balinese Gamelan Ensemble (teaching assistant)
“Performing Indonesia Festival”
Wayan Dibia’s Puspa Wresti
Lena Nietfeld’s Persimpangan
Nyoman Suadin’s Puspa Warsa
The Smithsonian Institute’s Freer & Sackler Galleries, Washington D.C.

October 14, 2013 – 8:00 p.m.
Music Nova, directed by Brad Lubman
Gerard Pesson’s Rescouse (2005)
Luca Francesconi’s encore/da capo (1985)
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

October 8, 2013 – 8:00 p.m.
Michael Burritt & Friends
Ithaca College Guest Artist Recital
Alenjandro Viñao’s Estudios de Frontera (2004)
Ithaca College, Ithaca NY

September 27, 2013 – 8:00 p.m.
Michael Burritt & Friends
Fringe Festival
Alenjandro Viñao’s Estudios de Frontera (2004)
Kilbourn Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

September 15, 2013 – 3:00 p.m.
John Luther Adams’ Inuksuit for nine to ninety-nine percussionists (2009)
Greentopia Festival, Classical Series
High Falls, Rochester NY

September 4, 2013 – 8:00p.m.
The Music of Liptak and Zohn-Muldoon (concert and recording project)
Eastman School of Music Faculty Series
David Liptak’s The Eye That Directs a Needle (2010) (composer in attendance)
Hatch Recital Hall, Eastman School of Music, Rochester NY

July 4, 2013 – 6:30 p.m.
International Contemporary Ensemble
Millennium Park’s Loops & Variations Series
Edgard Varese’s Ionisation (1929-1931)
Pritzker Pavilion, Chicago IL