songwriting

The Wrong Idea, 2014 album of original songs.

You’re Home, 2013 album of original songs with my bandmate Nick Dorzweiler.

Don’t Forget, 2012 album of original songs with my bandmate Nick Dorzweiler.

Asterisk, a violin-and-voice cover of my friend Andrew Brown’s excellent song

 

stage performing

NO EXIT, Chicago Q Ensemble’s musical-theatrical show (live excerpt). Role of Garcin/violinist.

THREE-SIDED, Chicago Q Ensemble’s musical-theatrical show (trailer). Movement/violinist.

Wayfinders, interdisciplinary stage work by Holcombe Waller. Ensemble.

 

violin performance

Aqualung, duo with composer Jenna Lyle

my very empty mouth, by David Lang with Gesher Music Festival players

Thy Wondering Eyes, by Shawn Jaeger with Chicago Q Ensemble

The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind, by Osvaldo Golijov at Gesher

Shostakovich Quartet no. 4, with Chicago Q Ensemble

 

the written word

why the Beethoven Festival disaster matters

how Lean In could apply to women in new music

why student loan debt is especially bad for musicians

why more women don’t conduct

how Buddhist meditation can transform musical life.

(you can also peruse a list of everything I’ve written for NewMusicBox.)