for the record... a few career highlights

  • Played Berio in the Berlin Philharmonie with MusikFabrik
  • Played Mahler 9 with San Francisco Symphony, MTT conducting
  • Played in Stockhausen's Sonntag aus Light in Köln Opera, wearing a wannabe space suit
  • Improvised with too many amazing musicians to name; played many times in the BIMHuis with amazing friends and colleagues.
  • Named a Selmer Artist in 2011
  • Premiered Julio Estrada's yuunohui´ehecatl in Bremen, Germany for Projektgruppe Neue Musik
  • Nursed my baby backstage while on a small tour with a band of bass clarinetists
  • Presented my method for using physical gesture to generate raw sound material at the 2011 SABRe conference in Zurich
  • From 2008-2010 was a Visiting Fellow at the University of Southampton, UK, researching ways to integrate text/movement/theater/multi-media into instrumental performance. Was up for an AHRC grant. Didn't get it.
  • Almost got at job at SUNY Buffalo and again at UCSD -- but didn't.
  • Played Robert Ashley's music with him & Ensemble MAE in Berlin Festspele at MaerzMusik
  • Created several staged concerts with Naomi Sato as Duo X, using wireless controllers, video and electronics.
  • Played in an energy museum at the ReBodying Festival in Istanbul.
  • Played twice at Tokyo Wonder Site with Duo X. They gave us a prize.
  • Performed solo recital at Merkin Hall, New York in 2000.
  • Performed at many venues that no longer exist: Ijsbreker, Bethanienklooster, Kikker
  • Did a residency at Atlantic Center for the Arts, was meant to be with Steve Lacy, but he died. Elizabeth Streb changed my life.
  • Played at the gorgeous Mondavi Center and had a residency at UC Davis, CA
  • Played Xenakis at high altitude
  • Recorded in an anechoic chamber with Cindy Cox at UC Berkeley
  • Ran my own ensemble in San Francisco called Alternate Currents in the 1990s, did many crazy projects at ODC, art galleries, etc
  • Studied with many amazing teachers including Harry Sparnaay at Conservatorium van Amsterdam, privately with Rosario Mazzeo, Fred Ormond at University of Michigan, and Richard MacDowell at Interlochen Arts Academy.