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:: Well Mother (2015), dance and choreography by Abigail Levine, live electronic score by Ted Coffey, at Gibney Dance, NYC, April 9 through 11, 2015

:: Petals 1, 2 & 3 on Music from SEAMUS, vol. 24, scheduled release May 2015

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones, performance at California State University, Long Beach, October 10, 2015

recent . . .

:: One Note Solo Live (2015) with video by Aaron Henderson, at SEAMUS 2015, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA, March 27, 2015

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones, composition in dialogue with Cage’s Indeterminacy — ‘historical’ mix, Mark Taper Auditorium, Central Library, Los Angeles, March 5, 2015

:: Well Mother (2015), dance and choreography by Abigail Levine, live electronic score by Ted Coffey, at Roulette, Brooklyn, February 12, 2015

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones, composition & performance of a work in dialogue with Cage’s Indeterminacy — performance at Memorial Auditorium, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, January 30, 2015

:: Pockets & Holes (2014) released on limited edition double cassette by crackletimesfavor, with :name, drone clone, and haitianfieldrecorders, January 16, 2015

:: Thrum (2014), motion-driven video and sound, with Travis Thatcher, at Let There Be Light 2014, PVCC, C’ville, VA, December 12, 2014

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performances at New York Live Arts, with a host of guests including Kathleen Chalfant, Lois Welk, and Theaster Gates and the Black Monks of Mississippi, November 4 through 15, 2014

:: with Sam, David & friends at NYU, November 12, 2014

:: One Note Solo (2014) with video by Aaron Henderson, at TechnoSonics XV: Found Sound, Old Cabell Hall, U.Va., C’ville, VA, November 7, 2014

:: “Story / Time: The Life of an Idea,” performance (duet) & discussion with Bill T. Jones, at the Kennedy Center Terrace Theatre, Washington, D.C., October 18, 2014

:: Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) for two-channel tape and video, at Sonic Currents, curated by Scott Barton, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, MA, October 15, 2014

:: “Story / Time: The Life of an Idea,” published by Princeton University Press, September 7, 2014. Contributed 60 pages of BTJ’s stories scored in Indeterminacy-inspired space-time notation.

:: “Full Moon” (2014), video by Aaron Henderson, music by Ted Coffey, 2 Minute Film Festival, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, July 10, 2014

:: First Person, “Afghanistan Fire Fight” (2014), video by Aaron Henderson, music by Ted Coffey

:: First Person, “Black Friday Riot” (2014), video by Aaron Henderson, music by Ted Coffey

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performances at Jhilde Hall, Kaosiung City, Taiwan, April 11 & 12, 2014

:: Petals (2013), electronic music for dance for two-channel tape, with Paul Matteson and Jennifer Nugent, at SEAMUS 2014, Wesleyan University, Middleton CT, March 29, 2014

:: Petals 1 (2013) released on SEAMUS Electro-Acoustic Miniatures 2013: Negative Space, March 1, 2014. (Also designed theme and curated, adjudicating with Paula Matthusen and Scott Barton.)

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performances at the Barbara Lee Family Foundation Theatre, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, February 21 through 23, 2014

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones, shot in 3-D by NKH [the Japanese Broadcasting Corporation], at Dance on Camera 2014, Walter Reade Theatre, Lincoln Center, February 4, 2014

:: Analogy with Bill T. Jones, composition of work-in-progress for acoustic chamber ensemble, with comrade Sam Crawford, and with the Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company — performance at APAP, New York Live Arts, New York, January 12, 2014

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performances at the Dance Center, Columbia College, Chicago, October 24 through 26, 2013

:: Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) for two-channel tape and video, at signs & tangents, curated by Braxton Sherouse, Phipps Hall, the University of Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, UK, on October 19, 2013

:: Petals (2013), electronic music for dance for two-channel tape, with Paul Matteson — performances the Ruth Caplin Theatre, UVA, Charlottesville, VA, October 17 & 18, 2013

:: / Time: Study I (2013), for live electronics, computer-mediated and amplified voice, guitars, and mixed percussion (2013), with the Bill T. Jones / Arnie Zane Dance Company — performances at CounterPULSE / Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, October 8 & 9, 2013

:: “Composition / Production: A Workshop on the Sound of Music,” with other distinguished folk, Computer Music Center, Columbia University, April 14, 2013

:: “From Aesthetics to Technique in the Music of StoryTime,” colloquium presentation, Contemporary Arts Center, University of California, Irvine — plus other visiting composer stuff, March 11 through 15, 2013

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performance at APAP, NYC, January 11, 2013

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performance at Carre Theatre, Amsterdam, October 25, 2012

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performance at Tiatro Eliseo, Rome, October 14, 2012

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones, composition & performance of a work in dialogue with Cage’s Indeterminacy– performance at Wolf Trap, Vienna, VA, July 31, 2012

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performances at Jacob’s Pillow, Lee, MA, July 25 through July 29, 2012

:: StoryTime with Bill T. Jones — performance / lecture at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, April 24, 2012

:: Dulcet Live Elettronica Improv. with Paula Matthusen at The Bridge, C’ville, VA, March 23, 2012

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performance at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence, RI, March 10, 2012

:: “The Art of Collaboration: A Creative Conversation with Janet Wong and Composer Ted Coffey,” Bass Performing Arts Space, Brown University, March 9, 2012

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performance at Centennial Hall, University of Arizona, Tuscon, AZ, March 3, 2012

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performances at Zellerbach Hall, the University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, February 24 & February 25, 2012

:: Live on-air interview with Sarah Cahill on “Then & Now,” KALW, San Francisco Public Radio, Sunday, February 19, 2012

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — performances at the Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN, February 14 through February 19, 2012

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — premiere & performances at Kasser Theatre, Monclair State University, Montclair, NJ, January 21 through January 29, 2012

:: Story Time with Bill T. Jones — APAP preview, Live Arts, NYC, January 7, 2012

:: Story Time with Bill T. Jones — rehearsals & previews at Kasser Theatre, Monclair State University, Montclair, NJ, January 3 through January 20, 2012

:: Moonrise Hernandez! duo of Michael Straus and me :: Dulcet Elettronica Improv. released on Wonderwerp: Studio Loos | The Hague 2010-2011 Retrospective, Audition Records (Berlin) ar058, December 27, 2011

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — a new work in dialogue with Cage’s Indeterminacy — performances of work-in-progress at Live Arts, NYC, December 8 & 9, 2011

::  Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) for two-channel tape and video, at Art Basel Miami Beach, on December 2, 2011

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — residency and performance of work-in-progress at Culbreth Theatre, U.Va., C’ville, VA, November 6 through November 12, 2011

:: Parabolic Fountain Music (2010) at “Reviewing Black Mountain College,” Highsmith, University of North Carolina, Ashville, NC, on October 9, 2011

::  Tetralemma (2009) for Michael Straus tenor sax + two-channel tape + live computer + video by Mike Houston and Eric Knisley, at “Reviewing Black Mountain College,” Lipinsky Auditorium, University of North Carolina, Ashville, NC, on October 8, 2011

::  Tetralemma (2009) at Frasier Hall, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, on September 30, 2011

::  Tetralemma (2009) at Imig Chamber Hall, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, on September 29, 2011

::  Tetralemma (2009) at Lamont School of Music, Denver University, Denver, CO, on September 26, 2011

:: Untitled for James Byrd, Jr. (2011) at Technosonics: Light, Dome Room, Jefferson’s Rotunda, U.Va., C’ville, VA, on September 23, 2011

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — residency and performance of work-in-progress at the Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, MN, September 1 through September 8, 2011

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — residency and performance of work-in-progress at Kasser Theatre, Monclair State University, Montclair, NJ, July 19 through July 23, 2011

:: Parabolic Fountain Music (2010) at the International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage, AK, on July 15, 2011

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — residency and performance of work-in-progress at Bard College, Red Hook, NY, May 23 through May 27, 2011

:: Digitalis Through the Roof 2, at Old Cabell Hall, U.Va, C’ville, VA, on May 3, 2011

:: Story / Time with Bill T. Jones — residency and performances of work-in-progress at U.Va., C’ville, VA, April 17 through April 22, 2011

:: U.Va. New Music Ensemble performs music of Christian Wolff [with Christian Wolff!], Old Cabell Hall, C’ville, VA, on April 7, 2011

:: Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) for two-channel tape and video, at the EM I Four Electronic Music Concert, Sursa Performance Hall, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, on April 4, 2011

:: Moonrise Hernandez! :: live version Blue Cycle: Coherence (2010) + Tetralemma (2009) + Goodnight Nobody (2008, rev. 2010), Sonic Circuits Festival of Electronic Music, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring [hi, Stevie!], MD, on March 26, 2011

:: Moonrise Hernandez :: live version Blue Cycle: Coherence (2010) + Tetralemma (2009) + Goodnight Nobody (2008, rev. 2010), at Noise in the System, C’ville, VA, on March 25, 2011

::  Tetralemma (2009) at the Augustana College, Rock Island, IL, on March 23, 2011

::  Tetralemma (2009) at the Pink House, Milwaukee, WI, on March 19, 2011

:: Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) for two-channel tape and video, at the International Electroacoustic Music Festival, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY, on March 8, 2011

::  Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) for two-channel tape and video, at Virtual Expression: A Concert of Visual Music, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ, on February 28, 2011

:: panel on “Chance, Indeterminacy and the Creative Process” with Bill T. Jones, Warren Berger, & distinguished U.Va. faculty, at the U.Va. School of Architecture, C’ville, VA, on February 22

:: Autopoetics III (2010) for networked laptop ensemble performed by FLEA, the FIU Laptop & Electronic Arts Ensemble, directed by Paula Matthusen, at New Music Miami ISCM Festival, Wertheim Performing Arts Center Concert Hall, FIU, Miami, FL, on February 19, 2011

:: Gravitron (2010) and Feuerball (2010) by Aaron Henderson (video) with sound by me, at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA, February 11 through March 20, 2011

::  Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) for two-channel tape and video, at SEAMUS 2011 in Miami, FL, on January 22, 2011

:: Feuerball (2010) at “PLAY + TIME: a digital dialog,” the Art Museum of Lafayette, Lafayette, IN, January 21 through March 19, 2011

:: Moonrise Hernandez! duo of Michael Straus and me :: live version Blue Cycle: Coherence (2010) + Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) + Tetralemma (2009) + Goodnight Nobody (2008, rev. 2010), at Loos Foundation, Den Haag, Netherlands, on Dec. 16, 2010

:: Moonrise Hernandez :: live version Blue Cycle: Coherence (2010) + Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) + Tetralemma (2009) + Goodnight Nobody (2008, rev. 2010), at OT301, Amsterdam, on Dec. 15, 2010

:: Moonrise Hernandez :: live version Blue Cycle: Coherence (2010) + Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) + Tetralemma (2009), at Muziekcentrum de Badcuyp, Karnatic Lab Concert Series, Amsterdam, on Dec. 14, 2010

:: Autopoetics III (2010) for networked laptop ensemble performed by Electric Monster Laptop Ensemble, Reynolds Recital Hall, Montana State University, on December 9, 2010

::  Tetralemma (2009) for Michael Straus tenor sax + two-channel tape + live computer + video by Mike Houston and Eric Knisley, at Atelier Nord and NOTAM, Oslo, Norway, October TBD, 2010

:: Autopoetics III (2010) for networked laptop ensemble performed by the WCU Laptop Arts Ensemble, at the Madeleine Adler Performing Arts Theater, West Chester University, West Chester, PA, on October 18, 2010

:: Autopoetics III (2010) for networked laptop ensemble performed by Non Vib. Ensemble, at Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA, on October 16, 2010

:: Goodnight Nobody (2008) for shakuhachi + four-channel tape performed by Kojiro UmezakiUniversity of California Irvine, on October 9, 2010

:: Lullabies & Protest Songs, Vol. 1, enhanced CD coming out on Everglade Records, Sept. 2010

:: residency at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA, July 15 through Aug. 15, 2010

:: Gravitron (2010) by Aaron Henderson (video) with sound by me, at the Humbolt Moving Picture Show, outdoor screening at Richard Manor, Humbolt Park, Chicago, on July 17, 2010

:: Autopoetics III (2010) for networked laptop ensemble performed by the FIU Laptop & Electronic Arts Ensemble, directed by Paula Matthusen, at the Frost Museum, FIU, Miami, FL, on April 28, 2010

:: Gravitron (2010) by Aaron Henderson (video) with sound by me, at the 2nd Annual Terminal Short Video Festival, APSU Dept. of Art, on April 15, 2010

::  Autopoetics II (2009) for networked laptop quintet, at SEAMUS 2010, St. Cloud State University, Saint Cloud, MN, on April 8, 2010

:: Autopoetics II (2010) for networked laptop quartet, at the New Music Ensemble Concert, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, on April 8, 2010

::  Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) for two-channel tape and video, at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, NYC, on March 26, 2010

:: Georgia, &c. (2003) for two-channel tape, at Transform/Immerse curated by Erik DeLuca, Audio March, the Bridge Progressive Arts Initiative, Charlottesville, VA, on March 24, 2010

:: Keyframe (2010) for live computer-mediated voice and electroacoustic music, with live video by Aaron Henderson, choreography by Mikey Thomas, at Hybrid Geographies, Wang Center Theatre, Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY, on March 24, 2010

:: lecture on “Keyframe: Surveillance and Performance in Public Space” with Aaron Henderson, at Hybrid Geographies, Wang Center Chapel, Stony Brook University, Long Island, NY, on March 24, 2010

::  Tetralemma (2009) for Michael Straus tenor sax + two-channel tape + live computer + video by Mike Houston and Eric Knisley, at CNMAT, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, on Feb. 20, 2010

::  Mark Applebaum’s The Metaphysics of Notation, performance by Michael Straus saxophones and me laptopista avioncitos, at the Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA on Feb. 19, 2010

::  an evening of improvisation with Matt Ingalls, Michael Straus, and Ken Ueno, at the Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA, on Feb. 18, 2010

::  Tetralemma (2009) at the University of the Pacific Conservatory of Music, Stockton, CA, on Feb. 17, 2010

::  Tetralemma (2009) at the Uncertainty Music Series, Never Ending Books, New Haven, CT, on Feb. 13, 2010

::  Tetralemma (2009) at the 12 Nights Concert Series, Harold Golen Gallery, Miami, FL, on Feb. 6, 2010

:: collaboration with Aaron Henderson on “Midway” at the Ruffin Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, Jan. 25 through Feb. 19, 2010. 3-channel electronic sound for Gravitron (2010), 8-channel electronic sound for Feuerball (2010), and 2-channel electronic sound for Pharoahs Fury (2010).

::  Nachtlicht (2010) collective performance piece for eighteen networked laptopists at the 3rd Annual Let There Be Light Festival, PVCC, Charlottesville, VA, on Dec. 11, 2009

::  Tetralemma (2009) at Muziekcentrum de Badcuyp, Karnatic Lab Concert Series, Amsterdam, on Dec. 8, 2009

::  review of Tae Hong Park, Introduction to Digital Signal Processing, Computer Musically Speaking (Singapore: World Scientific, 2009), in Journal SEAMUS, Vol. 20, No. 2, Dec. 2009

::  To Poets (2009) for open instrumentation and two-channel tape at Beauty, Horror and Silence, 12 Nights Electronic Arts and Music Festival, Harold Golen Gallery, Miami, FL, on Dec. 6, 2009

::  TechnoSonics X: Building performances of Autopoetics II (2009) for networked laptop sextet at the Mead Theatre Lab, Washington, D.C. on Nov. 15 ; Muse Creative Workspace, Richmond, VA on Nov. 14 ; Live Arts, Charlottesville, VA, on Nov. 13, 2009

::  Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) at the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, on Nov. 10, 2009

::  premiere of Tetralemma (2009) for Michael Straus sax + two-channel tape + live computer + video by Mike Houston and Eric Knisley, at the 3rd Practice Festival, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, on Nov. 7, 2009

::  Suspension no. 3: Open Threads (2007, rev. 2009) [with Rebekah Wostrel] for computer-mediated live-interactive sound and video on screen of 210 porcelain tiles, at the 3rd Practice Festival, University of Richmond, Richmond, VA, Nov. 4 through 7, 2009 — now with four-channel acousmatics!

::  To Poets (2009) performed by the Ant’s Elbow Duo Project 2009 Louisiana Tour at Nicholls State University, Thibodaux, LA on Nov. 5 ; Open Ears Series at the Blue Nile, New Orleans, LA on Nov. 3 ; Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, LA on Nov. 2 ; Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, on Nov. 1, 2009

::  “Making Unrealistic Demands of Music,” talk on the Music Innovators’ Series 2009, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH, on July 7, 2009

::  premiere of PLOrk [Princeton Laptop Orchestra] commission, Autopoetics I (2009), Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, on May 10, 2009 — PLOrk, with Matmos, Riley Lee and So Percussion

::  “Production Value, Quality of Sound, and Electroacoustic Music,” panel author and chair at SEAMUS 2009, Sweetwater, Fort Wayne, IN, on April 17, 2009 ; with Paul Koonce, Virgil Moorefield, Ko Umezaki, and Peter Swendsen

::  composer-in-residence at Oberlin Conservatory of Music, Oberlin, OH, Feb. 22 through 25, 2009

::  Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) at the Spark Festival, Minneapolis, MN, on Feb. 21, 2009

::  premiere of 210 Study for Van Stiefel’s laptop quartet at the West Chester University School of Music, West Chester, PA, on Feb. 12, 2009

::  composer-in-residence at Mills College, Oakland, CA, Feb. 2 through 9 ; incl. Songlines Series colloquium / performance — of Blue Cycle: Noise (2008), Lux Brevis (2008), on Feb. 9, 2009

::  talk on “Approaches to EA Composition in the Blue Cycle” and performance of Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) at the Dartmouth College Computer Music Symposium, Holderness, NH, on Jan. 3, 2009

::  Lux Brevis (2008) [with Troy Rogers] collective performance piece for light-activated sound-emitting spinning tops at the 2nd Annual Let There Be Light Festival, PVCC, Charlottesville, VA, on Dec. 12, 2008

::  composer-in-residence, Korean National University of Arts, Seoul, Nov. 12 through 17 ; incl. Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) at KNUA Next Wave 2008 concert, on Nov. 15, 2008

::  TechnoSonics VCCM 20th Anniversary Tour performance of Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) at Live Arts, Charlottesville, VA, on Nov. 14, 2008

::  premiere of Goodnight Nobody (2008) for shakuhachi + four-channel tape, at the 3rd Practice Festival, Richmond, VA, on Nov. 7, 2008

::  TechnoSonics VCCM 20th Anniversary Tour performances of Blue Cycle: Noise (2008) at Muse Creative Workspace, Richmond, VA, on Nov. 6 ; Symphony Space, NYC on Oct. 31 ; DCCA Arts Center, Wilmington, DE on Oct. 30 ; University of DE, Newark, DE on Oct. 29, 2008

::  Hard Sync (2008) + musical top-making session [with Dylan Bolles] at the 11th Annual Music for People and Thingamajigs, The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, on Sept. 21, 2008

stay tuned for updates . . .