Performances

Upcoming

February 27, 2017
Mizzou New Music Ensemble
Whitmore Recital Hall
University of Missouri – Columbia, MO

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

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

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

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

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

Recent Past

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