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Ghost in the Machine for five instruments and live electronics

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Distill for orchestra and electric guitar (excerpt)

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Incite for electric guitar and piano

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Alter Ego for eight instruments
(Live Performance May 12, 2014)

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Lush Intrinsic for piano and live electronics

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News

-I received a grant from the Barlow Endowment to compose a new work for the UC Santa Cruz Wind Ensemble and electric guitar, to be premiered in May 2016.

-I received a grant from Chamber Music America to compose a new work for Vanessa Langer and Wild Rumpus, to be premiered in Spring/Summer 2016.

-Ignition Duo is including my piece Reverie on their new album Ablaze Admist the Horns, out in late 2015.

-Wild Rumpus is currently recording their debut album, with support from New Music USA. I will be playing electric guitar on the album, which will also include my piece Incite!

Upcoming/Recent Events

May 6, 2016. 8 pm
UC Santa Cruz Wind Ensemble. Santa Cruz, CA
World premiere of new work for electric guitar and wind ensemble.

April 16, 2016. 11 am
UC Berkeley Symphony. Hertz Hall. Berkeley, CA
World premiere of Distill for orchestra and electric guitar.

April 2016. 8 pm
Bowling Green State University. Bowling Green, OH
Kalindi Bellach performs the world premiere of Turning Point for viola and live electronics.

April 2, 2016. 7 pm
Light City. Harbor East. Baltimore, MD
Symphony Number One performs the world premiere of Passing in the Night for chamber orchestra.

February 27, 2016. 8 pm
Boston Percussion Group. House Concert, Maverick Square. Boston, MA
Matt Sharrock performs fzzl for snare drum and live electronics

January 30, 2016. 8 pm
Neck of the Woods. San Francisco, CA
Ignition Duo's Ablaze Amidst the Horns album release party, featuring Reverie for two electric guitars.

January 26, 2016. 7:30 pm
Wild Rumpus collaboration with Synchromy. Center for New Music. San Francisco, CA
Performance of Balance of Power for sextet.

January 23, 2016. 8 pm
Wild Rumpus collaboration with Synchromy. Artshare. Los Angeles, CA
Performance of Balance of Power for sextet.

November 6, 2015. 8 pm
Ensemble Mise-En. Mise-En Place. Brooklyn, NY
Keith Kirchoff performs Camouflage for piano and live electronics.

September 27, 2015. 3 pm
Sounds from Saint Luke. Laurinburg, NC
Joseph Van Hassel performs Here Comes... for marimba

September 16, 2015. 7 pm
Electroacoustic Music for One Percussionist. Astor Theater. Perth, Australia
Louise Devenish performs fzzl for snare drum and live electronics

September 15, 2015. 7:30 pm
Joseph Van Hassel Faculty Recital. University of North Carolina. Pembroke, NC
Performance of Here Comes... for marimba

August 30, 2015. 4:30 pm
Now Hear Ensemble. Carlsbad Music Festival. Carlsbad, CA
Performance of Cycles for clarinet, viola, and bicycle wheel-controlled electronics.

August 20, 2015. 1 pm
University of Western Sydney. Penrith NSW, Australia
Keith Kirchoff performs Camouflage for piano and electronics.

August 7, 2015. 8 pm
The Audio Foundation. Auckland, New Zealand
Keith Kirchoff performs Camouflage for piano and electronics.

August 2, 2015. 7:30 pm
New Zealand School of Music. Wellington, New Zealand
Keith Kirchoff performs Camouflage for piano and electronics.

July 23, 2015. 7 pm
Original Gravity Concert Series. Bantam Cider. Somerville, MA
All VanHassel program! Performances of: Ghost in the Machine, Cycles, fzzl, Lucid Innocuous, Balance of Power, and Growth Prospects.

June 26, 2015. 8 pm
New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival. New York, NY
Keith Kirchoff performs Camouflage for piano and live electronics.

May 30, 2015. 8 pm
Ignition Duo. Seventh Avenue Performances. San Francisco, CA
Performance of Reverie for two electric guitars.

May 29, 2015. 8 pm
Wild Rumpus. San Francisco Conservatory. San Francisco, CA
Performance of pieces by Jen Wang, Emma O'Halloran, Stefan Weisman, Christopher Cerrone, and Steve Mackey.

May 20, 2015. 7:30 pm
Now Hear Ensemble. Center for New Music. San Francisco, CA
Performance of Cycles for clarinet, viola, and bicycle wheel-controlled electronics.

May 15, 2015. 7:45 pm
Now Hear Ensemble. Old Little Theater. Santa Barbara, CA
World premiere of Cycles for clarinet, viola, and bicycle wheel-controlled electronics.

May 9, 2015. 8 pm
Wild Rumpus. Composers Inc. !BAMM! Berkeley, CA
Performance of pieces by Jen Wang and Nick Vasallo.

April 26, 2015. 7:30 pm
UNCP Percussion Ensemble. University of North Carolina. Pembroke, NC
Performance of Noise Peal Extravagant for percussion ensemble.

April 18, 2015. 8 pm
Talea Ensemble. MATA Festival. The Kitchen. New York, NY
Performance of Ghost in the Machine for chamber ensemble and live electronics.

April 14, 2015. 7:30 pm
Kari Johnson Recital. Kansas City Art Institute. Kansas City, MO
Performance of Poised to Make Gains for piano and live electronics.

April 12, 2015. 5 pm
Montage. Lotte Lehman Concert Hall. Santa Barbara, CA
Now Hear Ensemble performs Ghost in the Machine for chamber ensemble and live electronics.

April 12, 2015. 12 pm
Legion of Honor. San Francisco, CA
Wild Rumpus performs music inspired by 20th century American culture, including Fausto Romitelli's Trash TV Trance for solo electric guitar.

April 6, 2015. 7:30 pm
Joseph VanHassel Faculty Recital. University of North Carolina. Pembroke, NC
Performance of fzzl for snare drum and live electronics.

March 31, 2015. 7:30 pm
Kari Johnson Recital. Kansas State University. Manhattan, KS
Performance of Poised to Make Gains for piano and live electronics.

March 27, 2015. 10 pm
SEAMUS 2015. Virginia Tech. Blacksburg, VA
Performance of fzzl for snare drum and live electronics.

March 17, 2015. 7:30 pm
UNCP Contemporary Ensemble. University of North Carolina. Pembroke, NC
Performance of Growth Prospects for ensemble.

March 7, 2015. 5 pm
Classical Revolution LA. Silverlake Lounge. Los Angeles, CA
Now Hear Ensemble performs Ghost in the Machine for chamber ensemble and live electronics.

February 28, 2015. 8 pm
Wild Rumpus. Center for New Music. San Francisco, CA
Performance of Balance of Power for chamber ensemble, along with works by Ben Richter, David Bird, Ioannis Angelakis, Louis Andriessen, David Coll, and Jacob Cooper.

February 27, 2015. 7:30 pm
Ignition Duo. Guerrilla Composers Guild. Center for New Music. San Francisco, CA
World premiere of Reverie for two electric guitars.

January 29, 2015. 7:00 pm
Empyrean Ensemble. UC Davis Music and Words Festival. Davis, CA
Performance of fzzl for snare drum and live electronics.

January 16, 2015. 7:30 pm
Wild Rumpus. New Music Gathering. San Francisco, CA
Performance of pieces by Joshua Carro and Lee Weisert.

January 15, 2015. 7:30 pm
Kari Johnson Recital. University of Central Missouri. Warrensburg, MO
Performance of Lush Intrinsic for piano and live electronics.

November 12, 2014. 7:30 pm
Fred Bugbee Percussion Recital. New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, NM
Performance of fzzl for snare drum and live electronics.

November 8, 2014. 7:30 pm
Matt Clark Senior Percussion Recital . University of Wisconsin. Stevens Point, WI
Performance of fzzl for snare drum and live electronics.

October 17, 2014. 5 pm
Electronic Music Midwest. Lewis University. Romeoville, IL
Performance of Camouflage for piano and live electronics.

September 21, 2014. 2:30 pm
Wild Rumpus. SF Music Day. San Francisco, CA
Performance of arrangement of Radiohead's Weird Fishes/Arpeggi.

September 5, 2014. 8 pm
Wild Rumpus. Old First Concerts. San Francisco, CA
Performing in world premieres by Ruby Fulton and Per Bloland. Also pieces by Lee Hyla, György Kurtág, Caroline Miller, and Philip Glass.

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