Presenter: Redefining Harmony: Limited Consonant Ratio Integers and Thresholds in Microtonal Tuning Systems
University Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, June 28th – July 2nd 2023

Research visit:
Das Institut für musikalische Akustik – Wiener Klangstil (IWK), Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien / The Department of Music Acoustics Wiener Klangstil, The University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna
June 26 – 27 2023

Hyperion Song for soprano and 9 instruments
Commissioned by the Callithumpian Consort with additional funding provided by Jeffrey Duryea
the Callithumpian Consort season 2023-24
Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, US

On a Winter’s Night a Traveler (The Deeply Learned Clavier) (2022-23) for solo piano
Commissioned by Ariel Mo

Over the Towers and Hours (In Memoriam Sir Harrison Birtwistle)
(2021–23) for Orchestra



May 13 2022
Le Tombeau de Harvey
Recital: Ariel Mo '22 MM, Piano
Burnes Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, US

January 11 2022
Presentation on three recent pieces
Composition Colloquium, Composition and Music Technology
Bienen School of Music, Northwestern University (on-line)

Callithumpian Consort: Karchin, Murail, Chacon, Rădulescu, Lee, and Montgomery
Tuesday, January 18, 2022 | 7:30pm

Le Tombeau de Harvey for solo piano, Ariel Mo, piano
Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, US
“NEC faculty Stephen Drury created the Callithumpian Consort in the belief that new music should be an exciting adventure shared by performers and listeners alike, and that the brand new masterpieces of our day are beautiful, sensuous, challenging, delightful, provocative, and a unique joy.”


TIMESTORY, Book I: An Astropastoral for 13 soloists, the Grossman Ensemble
December 3, 2021 at 7:30 PM, Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL
Commissioned by the Center for Contemporary Composition at the University of Chicago

November 11, 2021 at 7:30 PM
Lessons on Light and Darkness for solo piano, Commissioned by Eugenia Jeong
Concert Stream – SOUND/SITES, A co-presentation of UChicago Presents and the Department of Music

June 25, 2021
Le Tombeau de Harvey for solo piano, Ariel Mo, piano
SICPP | Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice, Boston, MA

June 26, 2021
Quaerendo Invenietis,” first movement from Unending Rose by Jupiter Quartet
Programmed at the Soundstream-ing: Beyond Notes 2021 (on-line) 
Asian Composers League Philippines

June 24, 2021
Dawn Chorus, Featured on Chamber Brass Scores, YouTube Channel

May 23, 2021
Dawn Chorus, written for Axiom Brass
Recording Session, University of Chicago Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, IL

May 9, 2021
Quaerendo Invenietis,” first movement from Unending Rose by Jupiter Quartet
Programmed at the 2021 SCI National Conference (on-line)

April 16, 2021
A finite island in the infinite ocean
for solo violin, Miranda Cuckson
Fromm Concerts online at Harvard, Program booklet
also featuring works by Natasha Barrett, Rebecca Saunders, and Jeffrey Mumford

March 12, 2021
Unsmeared, like a bodiless horn, Matt Oliphant (Horn) and Hannah Collins (Cello)
The Grossman Ensemble Miniatures Concert, online, Program booklet
also featuring works by Martha Horst, LJ White, and Will Myers

February 2021
IRCAM/ SAT/ McGill University/ Université de Montréal
Presenter, “Spatialization, Orchestration, Perception” IRCAM Forum Workshop, Montreal, on my dissertation: A Thousand Bells: Acoustical Implementation of Bell Spectra Using the Finite Element Method and Its Compositional Realization


The performance at the Schloss Theater in Rheinsberg was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

World Premiere of Unending Rose for string quartet
Kairos Quartett  
Saturday, Oct 3 2020 at 5 PM, Villa Elisabeth, Berlin, Germany
Supported by the Presser Foundation and Arts Council Korea  
in cooperation with Kultur Büro Elisabeth and the Ministry of Science, Research and Culture of the Land Brandenburg


July 2020
Selected for the BabelScores reading panel 2020.

May 2020
Dongryul Lee Named 2020-21 Postdoctoral Researcher in Composition
“The University of Chicago’s Center for Contemporary Composition (CCCC) is pleased to announce Dongryul Lee as the 2020-21 Postdoctoral Researcher at the rank of Instructor in the Division of the Humanities.” Read full article

Dongryul Lee is the Recipient of the 2020 Kate Neal Kinley Memorial Fellowship for Music, which will support Lee’s study with the composer, Jukka Tiensuu.
College of Fine and Applied Arts, University of Illinois, US

February 16 - March 7, 2020
Associate Artist, Atlantic Center for the Arts's Residency with Jennifer Higdon, Master Artist
New Smyrna Beach, FL, US


A pre-concert talk, Harpa Concert Hall, New Music For Strings 2019, Reykjavík, Iceland

August, 2019
Fanfare for string sextet, Laura Liu, solo violin
New Music for Strings (NMFS), Harpa Concert Hall, Reykjavík, Iceland

June, 2019
“The Thorn of the Sung Rose” from Unending Rose
MIVOS Quartet / June in Buffalo, Buffalo, New York, US

May, 2019
Goethe's Garden for two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apart
FMS2018 Call for Works []
Programmed on Scorefollower (incipitsify) Youtube Channel

April, 2019
SYZYGY for 24-tone tuned horn and violoncello
Nicolee Kuester, Horn, Eric Moore, violoncello
Center for New Music, San Francisco / Pacific Union College, Napa County, US


Award ceremony from Bartók World Competition, Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary

November, 2018
Le Tombeau de Harvey for solo piano,Balázs KÁLVIN
Bartók World Competition, Gala Concert,  Grand Hall, Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary

“Quaerendo Invenietis,” first movement from Unending Rose for string quartet Jupiter Quartet, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, US

October, 2018
Parastrata for 5 instruments, Contemporanea Ensemble
Taukay Edizioni Musicali Concert, Teatro San Giorgio, Udine, Italy

September, 2018
Parastrata for 5 instruments, 2018 SCI Student National Conference
Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Bloomington, US

July, 2018
“That the Lord will show to my dead eyes,” a study excerpt for string quartet
ConTempo String Quartet, Irish Composition Summer School 2018
Conservatory of Music and Drama, Dublin, Ireland

June, 2018
Contratactus in Stile Francese for “Baroque Trio-sonata” Ensemble
The Avanti! Chamber Orchestra
Sävellyspaja 2018 Composition Masterclass, Helsinki/Porvoo, Finland

Quasi una Macchina for 5 instruments, The Callithumpian Consort
IDITAROD, Summer Institute for Contemporary Performance Practice

February, 2018
Quasi una Macchina for 5 instruments, S.E.M. Ensemble
Emerging Composers Workshop, Willow Place Auditorium, Brooklyn, NY


November, 2017
Quasi una Macchina for 5 instruments
Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa (Contemporary Music Group of Lisbon)
Cine Joaquim de Almeida Theater in Montijo, Portugal

August, 2017
Entanglement for alto-saxophone and piano,
Mathieu Leclair, alto saxophone, Ermis Theodorakis, piano
Reading session, 2017 SALT New Music Festival and Symposium
University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada

With Mario Davidovsky, Composers Conference at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, US

July, 2017
Parastrata for five instruments, Conference Ensemble, James Baker, Conductor
Composers Conference at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA, US

Parastrata for five instruments, Ensemble Paramirabo
Le Domaine Forget, Saint-Irénée, Charlevoix, Canada

March, 2017
A presentation on “Fractal Microtonal Trees in Goethe's Garden,”
“Intonations: Music Near and Distant,” Manfred Stahnke, keynote presenter
The University of Florida Student Society for Musicology, Gainesville, FL

February, 2017
Goethe’s Garden for two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apart
Commissioned by the 21st Century Piano Commission Award
Hanah Choi, Hanqian Zhu, pianos
Sonic Illinois: 20th Annual 21st Century Piano Composition Competition Concert
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, US
“Through Sonic Illinois, Krannert Center and the School of Music collaboratively explore the tremendous diversity of today’s vital contemporary music scene—a revival of the spirit of the University of Illinois Festival of Contemporary Arts, which was a major cultural force in the mid-20th century.”


February, 2016
Entanglement for alto-saxophone and piano
Annual SCI New Music Symposium Chapter Concert
John Cummins, alto saxophone, Ryan McNamara, piano
2016 New Music Symposium, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, US

an air oscillates the earth bells for three days, 24 overlayed handwritten scores, 2012