Compositions

Whim Ensemble

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnDzsPtmbh8 On the verge of composed and improvised music, Whim ensemble (Ofer Pelz, prepared piano & Preston Beebe, percussion) creates percussive landscapes by inventing instrument modifications and techniques to build an unusually rich sound world. They place found objects on their instruments to explore complex timbres, textures, and harmonies. Whim ensemble website Photos of Whim …

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Backward Inductions

Backward induction is the process of reasoning backward from the end of a situation, to determine a sequence of optimal actions. The ‘end’ which this piece originated from, was a multiple-layered structure of repetitive gestures. The backward induction in this work’s creative process was the reduction and modification of the original structure to an optimal …

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marchons, marchons

fl. cl. pno. vln. & vnc For Sentiari Selvaggi, Feeding the music Festival, Expo, Milano.  Revision and new performance – Meitar ensemble, conducted by Pierre-André Valade, Manifeste Festival, IRCAM/Centre Pompidou, Paris  Montreal 2016, 11’ Ca Initially marchons, marchons was written for Expo Milano 2015, whose theme was “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. It was while thinking …

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Geneva-Camerata

Climax (or Elements)

Chamber orchestra.  Commissioned by Geneva Camerata with support from “The Adele and John Gray Endowment Fund”, conducted by David Greilsammer, choreography and dance by Nicolas Cantillon, CIE 7273 Montreal 2015/16, 14’ Ca  Cette pièce joue avec l’idée d’un moment de climax à l’arrêt, ou autrement dit, un moment stagnant du sommet musical. Comme matériau harmonique …

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