11.11.2014: Melting the Darkness, Miranda Cuckson's new recording of works for solo violin involving electronics and microtones by Xenakis, Georg Friedrich Haas, Oscar Bianchi, Chris Burns, Ileana Perez-Velazquez, Robert Rowe, and myself is now available here in CD form, as well as for digital download! Melting the Darkness was selected as one of the best releases of 2015 by Downbeat magazine! 

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Since September 2015, I have been directing the Music program at the  iCLA (International College of Liberal Arts) of Yamanashi Gakuin University in Kofu, Japan. For program, event, and faculty information, as well as relevant media and links, please click here. 


In December 2016, I will be collaborating with Decibel New Music Ensemble (Perth) on fcremap’dB, a new work for ensemble and live electronics. 

fclremap will be premiered by Pei-Lun Tsai at iCLA, Yamanashi Gakuin University on 22 September 2016. It will subsequently be performed in Tokyo and on the 2017 ISCM-Taiwan festival. 

fcremapno and detritus II have been selected for the 2016 Sound and Music Computing (SMC) conference in Hamburg, Germany.  

VURTRUVURT was  selected for the Mise-En Festival 2016, and was performed at The Cell on 22 June 2016. More information here. 

Nudes was presented on the 2016 New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF) at the Abrons Arts Center on 14 June 2016. Festival site here. 

fcremapercremaflvln  received its premiere at Residentie Hertogenpark in Antwerp on 14 May 2016. Performed by Laura Faoro, flute and Takao Hyakutome, violin. It was also performed at Art Base Brussels on 15 May.  Performance video here. 


I was selected for a Musical Research Residency at IRCAM (Paris), undertaken since January 2013. During this residency, I have been completing alarm/will/sound, a site-specific installation project and series of (re)designed car alarm prototypes, in conjunction with the IRCAM Sound Perception and Design (PDS) team and German product designer/visual artist  Matthias Megyeri. Details here

Here is the video of a presentation given at IRCAM during the first phase of my residency. 

works in progress:

Minotaur, a performance installation for dance, live painting, video, and sound sculpture (with Erika Tsimbrovsky, choreographer and  Vadim Puyandaev, visual artist)

the kingdom of glottisa three-part opera based on three films of Damir Ocko

fcremap’dB for Decibel New Music Ensemble (to be premiered December 2016 at Tokyo Wonder Site Hongo) 

フロー for Charlotte Mundy (voice) and Jordan Dodson (guitar) (to be premiered in 2017) 

paleoecology n/a  for Nordic Affect (to be premiered in 2017) 

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