July 4, 2018, 7 pm
Elwood, saxophonist Sue McKenzie, cellist Susan Mayo, perform at Le Jam, 42 rue de Trois Rois, 13006 Marseille, France.
July 5, 2018, 7 pm
Elwood, saxophonist Sue McKenzie, cellist Susan Mayo, and Art Ensemble of Chicago percussionist/legend Famoudou Don Moye play on the roof of Le Corbusier, Marseille, France.
July 8, 2018, 3 pm
Soprano Alice Simmons with pianist Anna Le Hair performs “Nowhere Too” from “Raindrips to Rethfernhim” based on a text from James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. Tring, UK, Parish Church, Piano & More Series.
July 11, 2018
Elwood performs deconstructive Appalachian tunes and original jazz with saxophonist Sue McKenzie and cellist Susan Mayo, World Saxophone Congress, Zagreb, Croatia. Specific time and location TBA.
July 12, 2018
Elwood performs improvs with saxophonist Sue McKenzie and cellist Susan Mayo, World Saxophone Congress, Zagreb, Croatia. Specific time and location TBA.
October 10, 2018
Premiere of Lulu of the Plains, for mezzo-soprano, chamber ensemble, electronics, video, and dance. The Roxy, Wichita, Kansas. Featuring soprano Alice Simmons, the composition is an abstract homage to silent film star Louise Brooks, who spent several years of her adolescence in Wichita.
October 15, 2018
AND NOW WE ARE 60
A faculty recital of original compositions featuring guitarist Jean-Marc Montera from Marseille, France, violinist Aimee Niemann, Spencer Gibb for a “Bluegrass BeeGees” segment, composer/performer/UNC colleague Ludek Drizhal on several things, percussionist Famoudou Don Moye of the Art Ensemble of Chicago, and other special guest artists. University of Northern Colorado, Greeley.
April 14, 2018, 2 pm
CJ Armbruster plays “Dark Wood” for solo snare drum, Ulrich Recital Hall, University of Maryland.
April 2, 2018, 7 pm
Briana Meyers and Aimee Niemann premiere “Left Handed Compliment,” for box, violin case, iPhone tone tone generators, and bird calls. University of Northern Colorado.
March 17, 2018, 7:30 PM
Music from the Baroque to the 21st Century
Holy Cross in Ramsbury, Ramsbury:
Holy Cross Ramsbury
Dyers Yard, Back Ln, Ramsbury, UK
Alice Simmons, mezzo-soprano, premieres “Raindrips to Rethfernhim,” for voice with pianist Clare Toomer. Elwood also performs his “A Footbridge Over the Abyss,” for bowed banjo, bowed rin bells, bird whistles, and electronics. Other featured performers include the Savernake Ensemble with Tamasin Coates, violin, Alice Simmons, voice, and Kevin Bates, piano. Cellist Susan Mayo performs also works by Bach and on “Alien Trees,” by Elwood.
November 24-27, 2017
UiTM University Technologia MARA. Performances of various works while visiting to give lectures, master classes and concerts, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Pianist Mireia Frutos premieres Alternate Constellations in three movements, November 25.
November 20-24, 2017
Chulalangkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand. Lectures on Wednesday, November 22 and 23 featuring a couple of works for banjo and electronics.
September 25, 2017
The University of Akron, DARK WOOD for solo snare drum performed by Joseph van Hassel at The Noble Snare Festival. The Nobel Snare is an anthology of works for snare drum published by Smith Publications.
September 25, 2017
New England Conservatory of Music, EMISSIONS TRANSPARENT, the Callithumpian Consort with electric guitar soloist Pablo Gomez, Stephen Drury, conductor.