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Conducting six world premieres by faculty composers, Switch~ Ensemble.

February 17, 2020

Coral Gables, FL

Frost School of Music, University of Miami
Frost School of Music, University of Miami
1314 Miller Dr
Coral Gables, FL 33146

George Lewis
Emergent (2014)
Charles Norman Mason
new work (2020)
Dorothy Hindman
new work (2020)
Lansing D McLoskey
new work (2020)
Donald Scott Stinson
new work (2020)
Shawn Crouch
new work (2020)
Juraj Kojs
new work (2020)





soliloquios del viento (2017), Switch~ Ensemble. Tech for Katharina Rosenberger's Up Close (2019).

March 18, 2020

Rochester, NY

Eastman School of Music
Eastman School of Music
26 Gibbs St.
Rochester, NY 14604

Katharina Rosenberger
new work
Jason Thorpe Buchanan
soliloquios del viento





soliloquios del viento (2017), Switch~ Ensemble. Tech for Katharina Rosenberger's Up Close (2019).

March 21, 2020

New York, NY

DiMenna Center for Classical Music
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th St.
New York, NY 10018

Katharina Rosenberger
new work (2020)
Jason Thorpe Buchanan
soliloquios del viento





The End of Forgetting (2020) world premiere, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, MATA Festival.

April 19, 2020

New York, NY

DiMenna Center for Classical Music
DiMenna Center for Classical Music
450 W 37th St.
New York, NY 10018

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
The End of Forgetting



Recent



Workshop premiere of Up Close with support from Guggenheim and New Music USA.

December 05, 2019

San Diego, CA

University of California, San Diego
Experimental Theatre
Russell Lane at Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA 92037

Katharina Rosenberger
Up-Close
Ashley Fure
Therefore I Was
Anna Louise-Walton
Uttered
Katharina Rosenberger
surge





Soliloquios del Viento (2017), Ensemble Interface. Transit Festival.

October 19, 2019

Leuven, Belgium

Transit Festival
Leuven, Belgium

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
soliloquios del Viento





Harvard Group for New Music Residency.

October 05, 2019

Cambridge, MA

Harvard Group for New Music Residency
Harvard University, Paine Hall
3 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

James Bean
Dyad Study (2019)
Julio Zúñiga
stars from the earth stars from the stars (2019)
Lauren Marshall
Blue-Eyed Lover (2019)
Zeynep Toraman
new work (2019)
Caleb Fried
walk over; hot coals (2019)





soliloquios del Viento (2017), Hong Kong New Music Ensemble. TICF.

August 19, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand International Composition Festival
Bangkok, Thailand

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
soliloquios del viento





all-forgetting-is-retrieval (2018), world premiere, TACETi Ensemble & augmented conductor. TNMAS.

July 07, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand

Thailand New Music and Arts Symposium
Bangkok, Thailand

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
all-forgetting-is-retrieval





Tech for Silva, Diels, Fujikura, Xiao. Analog Synth for Spitzfaden. [Switch~ Ensemble] Eastman Audio Research Studio (EARS) residency.

March 28, 2019

Rochester, NY

Eastman School of Music
Image/Sound Festival
26 Gibbs Street
Rochester, NY 14604

Dai Fujikura
Fluid Calligraphy
Natacha Diels
filament
Reilly Spitzfaden
end of
Kitty Xiao
A city's pounding heart
Igor C Silva
Smart-alienation





Conducting world premieres of Esaias Järnegard's Songs for Antonin and Adrien Trybucki's Infinite Extension, [Switch~ Ensemble].

February 28, 2019

Brooklyn, NY

Areté Venue & Gallery
67 West Street No. 103
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Sivan Eldar
Tarr
Esaias Järnegard
Songs for Antonin
Timothy McCormack
karst survey
Adrien Trybucki
Infinite Extension





surface, tension (2018) & pulp (2015), Composition Faculty Recital, Thailand.

January 07, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand

College of Music, Mahidol University
College of Music, Mahidol University
Bangkok, Thailand

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
surface, tension
Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Electronics, and Video pulp





surface, tension (2018), world premiere. Alexandra Bellon & Anne Briset, Embassy of Foreign Artists, Geneva, Switzerland

May 24, 2018

Geneva, Switzerland

Embassy of Foreign Artists, Geneva, Switzerland
Geneva, Switzerland

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
surface, tension





Conducting Matt Sargent's Unwound Path (2018), Tech for Cheah and Davis, [Switch~ Ensemble].

March 06, 2018

Buffalo, NY

Buffalo State University
Louis P Ciminelli Recital Hall
1300 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222

Matt Sargent
Unwound Path (2018)
Tomas Henriques
Silence (1986/rev.2015)
D. Edward Davis
broad call (2016)
Victoria Cheah
we drank wine from the bottle on a rooftop next to god. (2017)
Tomas Henriques
Circle (2000)





Conducting premiere of Jihyun Kim's Once Upon a Time... (2018) and Matt Sargent's Unwound Path (2018), [Switch~ Ensemble].

March 02, 2018

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University, Barnes Hall Auditorium
129 Ho Plaza Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Marianthi Papalexandri-Alexandri
Duo for motors and sound panels (2016)
Kevin Ernste
Almatira
Sergio Cote
La Sed Es Tierra (2017)
Matt Sargent
Unwound Path (2018)
Jihyun Kim
Once Upon a Time... (2018)





Conducting premiere of Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei's At any rate (2018), [Switch~ Ensemble].

March 01, 2018

Ithaca, NY

Cornell University, Barnes Hall Auditorium
129 Ho Plaza Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

Piyawat Louilarpprasert
silhouette (2018)
Daniel Reza Sabzghabaei
At any rate (2018)
Barry Sharp
Recitations (2018)
Tonia Ko
Tribute | Axis II (2017)
Roberto Sierra
Tres Montunos





Conducting premiere of Matt Sargent's Unwound Path (2018), [Switch~ Ensemble].

February 25, 2018

Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Bard College Blum Hall
30 Campus Rd
Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504

Matt Sargent
Unwound Path (2018)
Tonia Ko
Tribute | Axis II (2017)
D. Edward Davis
broad call (2016)
Alican Çamcı
landscape with inscription (2017)
Morton Feldman
Intersection 4 (1952)





Conducting Victor Ibarra's Química del agua. [Switch~ Ensemble] afternoon Composer workshop with mentors Jason Thorpe Buchanan and Clay Mettens.

December 13, 2017

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Center for New Music
55 Taylor St.
San Francisco, CA 94102

Fausto Romitell
Domeniche alla periferia dell'impero
Tonia Ko
Tribute | Axis II
Santiago Diez Fischer
Loop's Definition
Elvira Garifzyanova
Aurora Borealis
Sivan Eldar
Tarr
Victor Ibarra
Química del agua





Conducting Victor Ibarra's Química del agua, [Switch~ Ensemble].

December 12, 2017

Berkeley, CA

UC Berkeley Music Department
Hertz Concert Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720

Fausto Romitell
Domeniche alla periferia dell'impero
Tonia Ko
Tribute | Axis II
Josh Levine
Sixty cycles
Max Murray
Ad Marginem des Versuchs
Sivan Eldar
Tarr
Víctor Ibarra
Química del agua





ACTOR-NETWORK THEORY (2018), world premiere, Ensemble Voix Nouvelles. Royaumont, Paris Region.

August 08, 2017

Asnières-sur-Oise, France

Royaumont
Asnières-sur-Oise, France

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
ACTOR-NETWORK THEORY





PANIC ARCHITECTURE world premiere, Talea Ensemble. Time Spans Festival, NYC.

August 02, 2017

New York City,

Time Spans Festival
DiMenna Center
New York City,

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
PANIC ARCHITECTURE





soliloquios del viento, premiere of electronic version, Ensemble Interface. 2017 VIPA Festival.

June 28, 2017

Valencia, Spain

VIPA Festival
Valencia, Spain

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
soliloquios del viento





Conducting Joungbum Lee's pa-an, Tech for Garifzyanova, Young, Gradone, Myers, [Switch~ Ensemble] University of Chicago Residency.

May 14, 2017

Chicago, IL

Elastic Arts Chicago
3429 W Diversey Ave #208
Chicago, IL 60647

Pierce Gradone
Net(work)
Katherine Young
The Life You Save May Be Your Own
Will Myers
Aquinnah
Joungbum
pa-an
Elvira Garifzyanova
Aurora Borealis





Tech for Camci, Murray, Page, Rolock. [Switch~ Ensemble] University of Chicago Residency, mentor composer.

May 12, 2017

Chicago, IL

Mana Contemporary Chicago
2233 S Throop St
Chicago, IL 60608

Alican Camci
landscape, with inscription
Max Murray
ad marginem des versuchs
Tim Page
New Work
Reiny Rolock
Trio #4
Anna Walton
Jökulsárlón





Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp (2015), Matt Evans.

April 26, 2017

Richmond, VA

Perkinson Recital Hall, University of Richmond
28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173

Alex Mincek
Pendulum III
Jonathan Harvey
Tombeau de Messiaen
Christopher Chandler
in shadow, in shade
Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp
Eric Wubbels
this is this is this is





Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp (2015), Casey Grev.

March 06, 2017

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco Center for New Music
San Francisco, CA

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp





Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp (2015), Casey Grev. San Francisco Hot Air Festival.

March 05, 2017

San Francisco, CA

Hot Air Festival
San Francisco Conservatory
San Francisco, CA

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp





Tech for Chandler, Murray, Sargent. [Switch~ Ensemble].

December 14, 2016

San Francisco, CA

Center for New Music
55 Taylor St
San Francisco, CA 94102

Anthony Pateras
Broken Then Fixed Then Broken
Matt Sargent
Tide
​Lisa Streich
Asche
Chris Chandler
in shadow, in shade
Max Murray
Ad Marginem des Versuchs
Ben Isaacs
allone





Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp (2015), Matt Evans, [Switch~ Ensemble].

September 25, 2016

Kent, OH

Vanguard New Music Guest Artist Series, Kent State University
Kent State University
Ludwig Recital Hall
1325 Theatre Dr
Kent, OH 44243

Alex Mincek
Pendulum III
Jonathan Harvey
Tombeau de Messiaen
Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp
Eric Wubbels
this is this is this is





Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy (2015), Mivos Quartet + Madison Greenstone.

September 17, 2016

Las Vegas, NV

NEON Music Festival
University of Nevada, Las Vegass
Las Vegas, NV

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy





soliloquios del viento (2016) for six singers and eight instrumentalists, world premiere. Talea Ensemble + EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble.

September 09, 2016

Asnières-sur-Oise, France

Royaumont Académie Voix Nouvelles
Royaumont
Asnières-sur-Oise, France

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
soliloquios del viento





Conducting world premiere of Igor Santos' lamento (2017), Sound for McCormack, Steiger, Gilmore, Papatrechas, Bean. [Switch~ Ensemble].

July 13, 2016

València, Spain

VIPA Festival Residency.
Auditorio del Conservatorio Superior "Joaquín Rodrigo"
Carrer de Ricardo Muñoz Suay
València, Spain

Rand Steiger
Light on Water
Tyler Gilmore
From overhead the sweetness drives it crazy.
Stefano Gervasoni
Phanes II
Theocharis Papatrechas
Pictorial Fields: Traces in 1A
James Bean
givenName
Igor Santos
lamento
Timothy McCormack
karst survey





Conducting world premiere of Namhoon Kim's Komorebi (2017), Sound for Steiger, Corren, Arrelin, Giang, Gillies. [Switch~ Ensemble].

July 09, 2016

València, Spain

VIPA Festival Residency.
Auditorio del Conservatorio Superior "Joaquín Rodrigo"
Carrer de Ricardo Muñoz Suay
València, Spain

Anna Walton
Jökulsárlón
Rand Steiger
Cyclone
Jeremy Corren
fragile thread, suspended; unquiet surface
Matthew Arrellin
Vertigo
NamHoon Kim
Komorebi
Baldwin Giang
I want you to be
Samuel Gillies
Apologies, I Am Here Now





Conducting Chris Chandler's Smoke and Mirrors, Tech for Diez-Fischer's Loop's Definition and Alexander Schubert's Star Me Kitten, [Switch~ Ensemble].

May 22, 2016

Long Island City, NY

Queens New Music Festival
Secret Theatre
4402 23rd St.
Long Island City, NY 11101

Chris Chandler
Smoke and Mirrors
Lisa Streich
Asche
Clay Mettens
He Dreams a Mother
Santiago Diez-Fischer
Loop's Definition
Anthony Vine
Things Fall Apart
Alexander Schubert
Star Me Kitten





Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp (2015), Sean Fredenburg.

May 14, 2016

Portland, OR

Portland State University
Portland State University
Portland, OR

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp





Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp (2015), Emily Jane Loboda.

April 29, 2016

Richmond, VA

University of Richmond
Richmond, VA

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp





Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp (2015), Emily Jane Loboda.

April 24, 2016

Greensboro, NC

University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Greensboro, NC

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp





Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp (2015), Casey Grev.

April 11, 2016

East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp





hunger fragments (2015) for sixteen solo voices, world premiere. NY Virtuoso Singers.

November 29, 2015

Brooklyn, NY

National Sawdust
Brooklyn, NY

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
hunger fragments





gimme shelter (2015), world premiere. Eklekto Percussion.

November 14, 2015

Geneva, Switzerland

L'Abri – Espace culturel
Geneva, Switzerland

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
gimme shelter





Asymptotic Flux: Second Study in Entropy (2013), European premiere. Insomnio Ensemble.

November 12, 2015

Utrecht, Netherlands

Gaudeamus Muziekweek
Utrecht, Netherlands

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy
Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Asymptotic Flux: Second Study in Entropy





walkside, lost (2015), world premiere. Slagwerk Den Haag.

September 13, 2015

Utrecht, Netherlands

Gaudeamus Muziekweek
Utrecht, Netherlands

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
walkside, lost





Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy (2013), European premiere. Mivos Quartet.

July 24, 2015

Valencia, Spain

VIPA Festival
Valencia, Spain

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy





Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp (2015), world premiere. Matt Evans.

July 13, 2015

Strasbourg, France

World Saxophone Congress
Strasbourg, France

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Second Study for Alto Saxophone, Video, and Electronics: pulp





Hunger (Part III, Scene I & 2, 2014-2015), staged premiere, [Switch~ Ensemble].

May 15, 2015

New York City, NY

MATA Interval 8 Series
Benzaquen Hall
450 West 37th St
New York City, NY 10018

Zach Sheets
Seer
Stylianos Dimou
[Hiss] structure . . .from {with[in} - g]
Stefan Prins
Flesh+Prosthesis #1
Wojtek Blecharz
Transcryptum: K'an for steel drum and ca. 130 sticks
Wojtek Blecharz
Transcryptum: The map of tenderness for cello solo
Jason Thorpe Buchanan
HUNGER (Part III)





de/ter|       |ior.ation (2015), world premiere. Blue Water Chamber Orchestra.

May 09, 2015

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
de/ter|       |ior.ation





...durat(A)ions: 'broken landscape' (2013), Nextet and UNLV Percussion Ensemble April 13, 17, 18.

April 13, 2015

Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, NV

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
...durat(A)ions: 'broken landscape'





Hunger (Part III, Scene I & 2, 2014-2015), concert premiere, The Industry & Wild Up.

February 21, 2015

Los Angeles, CA

FIRST TAKE Opera Workshop
Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
Los Angeles, CA

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
HUNGER (Part III)





Six Shelley Songs (2008), Sirje Aleksandra Viise, soprano & Davorin Mori, piano.

October 12, 2014

Klangenfurt, Austria

Klangenfurt, Austria

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Six Shelley Songs





Six Shelley Songs (2008), Sirje Aleksandra Viise, soprano & Davorin Mori, piano.

October 10, 2014

Dravograd, Slovenia

Dravograd, Slovenia

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Six Shelley Songs





Winner of Iron Composer 5-hour International Competition.

September 26, 2014

Cleveland, OH

Cleveland, OH

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
oggetti 2.b





Six Shelley Songs (2008), Sirje Aleksandra Viise, soprano & Davorin Mori, piano.

September 06, 2014

Berlin, Germany

Berlin, Germany

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Six Shelley Songs





Hunger (Part III, Sc. 1, 2014), world premiere. Ensemble Interface, Contemporary Opera Workshop, Aug 14 & 15.

August 15, 2014

Darmstadt, Germany

Internationales Musikinstitut Darmstadt
Darmstadt, Germany

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
HUNGER (Part III)





antistasis 1 (2014), world premiere. Ensemble Nikel.

July 10, 2014

Tel Aviv, Israel

Tzlil Meudcan International New Music Festival
Tel Aviv, Israel

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
antistasis 1





oggetti I (Omaggio a Sciarrino) (2014), world premiere. Fiati 5 Wind Quintet. Composer-in-Residence.

July 10, 2014

Lucera, Italy

Chamber Music Campania
Lucera, Italy

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
oggetti 1





Conducting Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy (2012) and Smoke and Mirrors by Christopher Chandler. [Switch~ Ensemble].

June 02, 2014

NYC, NY

New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival
NYC, NY 10002

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy
Chris Chandler
Smoke and Mirrors





First Study for Alto Saxophone: doublethink (2012), Michel Bianchini, saxophone.

April 18, 2014

Rochester, NY

East(a)lia, Eastman School of Music
Rochester, NY

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
First Study for Alto Saxophone: doublethink
Chris Chandler





Conducting Bryan Jacobs' TsTs, Tech for Kokoras. [Switch~ Ensemble].

April 13, 2014

Rochester, NY

Eastman Computer Music Center Concert.
Eastman School of Music
Sproull Atrium
26 Gibbs St.
Rochester, NY 14604

Bryan Jacobs
TsTs
Panayiotis Kokoras
Morphallaxis
Clay Mettens
Labyrinth Meditations
Zach Sheets
Seer





Double Concerto for Two Horns and Chamber Orchestra (2014), world premiere. Eastman Musica Nova Ensemble. Jeff Nelsen & Michael Walker, horn soloists, Brad Lubman, conductor.

March 21, 2014

Rochester, NY

Eastman Musica Nova plays Zorn, Morris, Thorpe Buchanan
Rochester, NY

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Double Concerto for Two Horns and Chamber Orchestra
John Zorn
Robert Morris





Music for Four Saxophones: One (In Stasis) (2009). Northwest Wind Symphony, Dan Schmidt, conductor.

December 26, 2013

Centralia, WA

Centralia, WA

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Music for Four Saxophones: One (In Stasis)





...durat(A)ions: 'broken landscape' (2013), world premiere. Iktus Percussion.

October 04, 2013

Rochester, NY

Eastman School of Music
Rochester, NY

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
...durat(A)ions: 'broken landscape'





Asymptotic Flux: Second Study in Entropy, world premiere. Alarm Will Sound.

July 27, 2013

Columbia, MO

Mizzou International Composers Festival
Columbia, MO

Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Asymptotic Flux: Second Study in Entropy





Conducting Asymptotic Flux, First Study in Entropy (2012) and Fausto Romitelli's Amok Koma, [Switch~ Ensemble].

November 12, 2012

Rochester, NY

Eastman Computer Music Center Concert
Eastman School of Music
Hatch Recital Hall
433 East Main St
Rochester, NY 14604

Fausto Romitelli
Amok Koma
Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy
Sascha Lino Lemke
Liebes-Lied





Conducting world premiere of Asymptotic Flux, First Study in Entropy (2012) and Rochester premiere of Fausto Romitelli's Amok Koma, [Switch~ Ensemble].

October 04, 2012

Rochester, NY

Ossia New Music Concert
Eastman School of Music
East Wing 415
433 East Main St
Rochester, NY 14604

Fausto Romitelli
Amok Koma (2001)
Jason Thorpe Buchanan
Asymptotic Flux: First Study in Entropy