21 May 2015

2012 Happenings

12/2012 - Nicole's compositions will soon be featured at the LA-based production library Premier Tracks, which will make them available to film, commercial, TV and radio producers around the world.

10/19/2012 - The first movement of Nicole's Piano Trio in C minor was featured in recital at IU's Jacobs School of Music (with John Kluge, cello, and Ari Fisher, violin). In addition, the trio performed John Kluge's Song Without Words, and Nicole also served as a song accompanist. (Auer Hall, 5PM)

8/24/2012 - Some of Nicole's early dance pieces, along with her Ballet Suite no. 1, will be heard at the Boston Ballet during the 2012-2013 school year, thanks to ballet accompanist May Ye.

8/22/2012 - An exciting new commission project for string quartet is in the works! Details TBA.

7/13/2012 - Nicole's paper "Unorthodox Modal Treatments in the Early Keyboard Works of Giovanni Gabrieli" was presented via pre-recorded video at the Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music (held this year in Southampton, England). This marks the end of Nicole's 2011-2012 conference season, but more conference engagements will certainly follow!

6/18/2012 - On two days' notice, Nicole jumped in as the pianist for a recording session with the IU Summer Band featuring Russell Peck's Upward Stream, arranged for concert band by Scott A. Jones. (Though last-minute gigs are not and should not be the norm, it's always great to gain more experience with large ensembles!)

6/2012 - Nicole's Viri Galilaei, for SATB choir acapella, is now one of the top ten most downloaded papers in the entire subdiscipline of music on the Social Science Research Network. View the Top Ten List here.

5/18/2012 - Nicole presented her paper, "Unorthodox Modal Treatments in the Early Keyboard Works of Giovanni Gabrieli," at Music Theory Midwest's annual meeting, which took place at her alma mater, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor! (9:00 AM, Britton Recital Hall). As an extension of this project, she plans to record her performances of the two works discussed in the paper.

4/28/2012 - Nicole presented her Brahms paper for the second time, via videoconferencing, at the Dutch-Flemish Society of Music Theory's annual meeting, in Antwerp, Belgium.

4/13/2012 - Nicole premiered IU composer William F. Bryant's Memories of the Seas, as part of a piano quintet, for IU's annual Hammer & Nail series (featuring new music with choreographed dances). Performances April 13 and 14th at the Buskirk-Chumley Theatre, Bloomington, IN.

3/30/2012 - Nicole presented a paper entitled "'6' as a Marker of Alienation and Instability in Brahms's 'Wie rafft' ich mich auf in der Nacht,' op. 32, no. 1" at the joint meeting of the Rocky Mountain Society for Music Theory and the Rocky Mountain chapter of the American Musicological Society at the University of Northern Colorado (Greeley, CO). She will also be presenting this paper at the Dutch-Flemish Society for Music Theory's annual conference in Antwerp, Belgium (via videoconference) at the end of April.

3/27/2012 - Nicole's Lucid Dreaming, for solo harp, was premiered at the IU Jacobs School of Music by harpist Emily Levin. (8PM, Auer Hall)

3/3/2012 - Nicole presented a paper entitled "Unorthodox Modal Treatments in the Early Keyboard Works of Giovanni Gabrieli" at SUNY-Buffalo's Music Symposium in Buffalo, NY.



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