Upcoming events


A recording of Michael Byron's Bridges of Pearl and Dust, for overdubbed vibraphones. All parts performed by me. Released on Cold Blue Music.

10-31 to 11-2-19

I'm back on the road assisting multiple performance of Return of the King, live to projection, in Aarhus, Denmark.


Sometimes I feel like my time ain't long returns with a performance by Vicki Ray in St. Louis at Washington University.

4-16 to 4-18-20

Denmark can't get enough of Return of the King, so I'll be back in April for three more performances. Aarhus, Denmark.


New project / collaboration! Music for percussion and electric guitar with Alexander Elliott Miller. Music by LA composers. Topic: public domain. Tuesdays @ Monk Space.



8-16-19 to 9-9-19

Fundraiser! Help me get money! I'm holding a Kickstarter to raise funds to finish my album, Mahler, Symphony no. 5, by Ben Phelps, with The B Band. I've been working on this for a long time. Check out my Kickstarter video!


A heartfelt thanks to everyone that gave to my Kickstarter. I couldn't have done it without you! (Obviously.) The album Mahler, Symphony no. 5, by Ben Phelps, with The B Band, is one step closer to reality. Check back soon for further updates!


I'm excited to be performing with the incredible Nic Gerpe (piano) on Tuesdays @ Monk Space. We'll be performing John Luther Adams' monumental 4,000 Holes, in what I believe will be the first Southern California performance of the piece.


An exciting event! Vicki Ray will premiere Sometimes I Feel Like My Time Ain't Long, with a video installation by Carole Kim, in a special concert as part of REDCAT's season under Walt Disney Concert Hall.


Vicki Ray continues her mini-NorCal tour with a second performance of Sometimes I feel like my time ain't long at the University of the Pacific, in Stockton, CA. 7:30 pm.

September - October, 2018

My arrangement of Nina Rota's La Strada will continue in repertory at Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich, Germany, playing in September and October. Choreography by Marco Goecke.


A preview performance of Sometimes I feel like my time ain't long at UC Berkeley with Pianist Vicki Ray. The performance will be at The Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT) at 8 pm.


The B Band returns with a performance at the Outpost Series at UC Riverside. There will be Mahler.


I've written a new short and to-the-point piece for Panic Duo. They'll be performing it at Pasadena City College.


Continuing my stint as a guest performer with the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet I'll be performing at the UCSB Summer MusicFestival. On the UCSB Campus 7 pm.


I'll be a guest performer with the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, CA. 7 pm.

July 2018

I'm hard at work on a new arrangement of Nina Rota's La Strada in a new production at the Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich, Germany, to be playing in July.

4-21-18 and 4-28-18

A Nice Day for the Races. I'll be performing in an operatic setting of the Samuel Beckett radio play by composer Michael Webster at The Box in the Arts District.


The Lord of the Rings live just keeps rolling along with concerts in Prague in December.


I'm excited for the completion of a new work for piano electronics, Sometimes I feel like my time ain't long. This first part will be half of an evening length piece was written for pianist Vicky Ray. More information coming shortly on performances....

8-18 to 8-20-17

There is a complete Trilogy of Lord of the Rings with the Chicago Symphony at the Ravinia Festival. I will be assistant conductor. Pretty huge.


Excited to return to the Mann Center for the completion of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy with the Philadelphia Orchestra, live to video projection.


I'm thrilled to be joining Jacaranda for performances of 2 Steve Reich Masterpieces: Drumming and Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ. Should be fun.


I'm excited to announce that I'm joing the roster of Nomus21, who will be representing my orchestral piece, Circus Maximus. You can check out their website - it's an exciting new music experiment.


My Marimba Solo is available from Heartland Marimba Festival Publications... and they just updated their website which is looking great. So head over and check it out.

4-15 to 4-17-17

Three shows of Return of the King in Munich! Bavaria!


I'll be teaming up with Synchromy for a concert of Viola Music including Berio's Naturale at Bird Studio, Occidental College. 8 pm.


I'm excited to join the incredible Hocket Duo at UCLA's Schoenberg Hall for a performance of David Lefkowitz's piece for pianos and percussion, Calder's Closet.


In not-the-most-exciting-news, I've been making some long overdue housecleaning to the old website. This includes linking to more up-to-date recordings, and uploading some longer clips of my older pieces. Yes!


I've placed a recording of my massive marimba solo, Night and Fugue for Marimba (alone) on SoundCloud. That's me performing it. I can't believe I played that many notes either.

1-28 and 1-29-17

The Lord of the Rings Europe 2017 extravaganza continues for two concerts of The Two Towers, live to projection in Florence, Italy with the Opera di Firenze and the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

1-8 and 1-9-17

Excited to work with the Orquesta Nacional de España for two concerts of The Two Towers, live to projection in Madrid Spain.

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