I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer. (Richard Strauss)
Witty, sometimes charming, evocative and extremely descriptive. (Pamela Zero)
scattered flurries, for flute, viola, and harp will be presented on a Cascadia Composers concert at the University of Portland's Mago Hunt recital hall on October 16, 2015.
The Music Box Project selected David's snippet for In 4, a compilation of musical cells by 40 composers modeled after Terry Riley's In C. The combined work was premiered March 4, 2015, at the Glebe Justice Center, Sydney, Australia. (See reviews here and here.)
The CMU New Music Ensemble premiered Tiny Cheesehead Canon on a Ground on December 7, 2014, at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant.
almost winter was selected for "Fifteen Minutes of Infamy," and was premiered by the legendary Robert Dick on January 25, 2015, at Jan Hus Church, 351 East 74th Street, New York, NY. There is a review on the Vox Novus site.
The Forever Now project has selected Caesura for its "21st century collection of artworks created to communicate to outer space." The collection was presented at the MONAFOMA Festival in Hobart, Tasmania, on January 18, 2015, with a broadcast into deep space. It was then featured as part of the "Trilogies" exhibition at The Substation, Melbourne from January 23 to March 15, 2015. There are plans to create a "golden record," inspired by the record sent on Voyager, which will be launched into space.
The Los Angeles New Music Ensemble's CD has been released and is available at Amazon, HB Direct, and other retailers. It includes Forgotten at Dawn... along with Luciano Berio’s O King and works by Patrick Conlon, Marc Mellits, and Marvin Lamb.
ASCAP has awarded David a standard award for 2014.
a very small consortium presented another concert of miniatures on September 27, 2014, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The program included Mysteries of the Tiny Cheesehead Music for solo percussion and the premiere of Mac and Tiny Cheesehead Music for saxophone quartet.
Redshift Music Society has posted freely available recordings of 15 ringtone pieces, each 20 seconds long, including Doppler Effect. Be the first kid on your block with these unique sounds on your phone.
Sunset, a one-note piece for piano, was selected for Juan María Solare's “One-note music” project and was premiered June 24, 2014 at the Theater of the University of Bremen, Germany.
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