May - premiere of new work for prepared piano, commissioned by Shi-An Costello. Constellation, Chicago. Details TBD.
April - performance of "sounding petals", for piano trio; performance by Longleash. Presented by the AS/COA. Details TBD.
March 02 - performance of lamento with Switch Ensemble. University of Buffalo, NY.
Feb. 11 - performance of anima w/ Ensemble Dal Niente. Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA.
Feb. 02 - broadcast of living to fall. Deutschlandfunk Kultur.
Jan. 26 - performance of as light becomes form with Stella Chen, Violin, and Mika Sasaki, Piano. Chamber Music Society at Lincoln Center, NYC.
Jan. 17 - performance of my arrangement of JLIN's "Back Against the Wall", with Alarm Will Sound. Sinquefield Music Center The University of Missouri Columbia, MO.
Dec. 20 - new work for Shi-An Costello. Constellation, Chicago.
Nov. 18 - performance of anima, with Ensemble Dal Niente. The Unity Chamber Music Series—Unity Temple, Chicago (Oak Park) IL.
Nov. 05 - performance of my arrangement of JLIN's "Back Against the Wall", with Alarm Will Sound. Washington University in St. Louis.
Oct. 17- performance of available stops — Quijote Duo. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Sept. 01 - performance of speak through speaking, with LUX:NM. Kesselhaus in the Kulturbrauerei, Berlin, DE.
Aug. 27 - performance of portrait IO, with Talea Ensemble. TIME:SPANS Festival, NYC.
Aug. 24 - premiere of living to fall [music and rain] for Yarn/Wire. Commissioned by the Earle Brown Music Foundation. TIME:SPANS Festival, NYC.
Aug. 09 - performance of anima and confined.speak., with Ensemble Dal Niente. Teatro São Pedro. São Paulo, BR.
Aug. 05 - performance of available stops — Quijote Duo. Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago.
July 09 - performance of anima at the Bowdoin International Music Festival. Gamper Festival of Contemporary Music. Brunswick, Maine.
June 22 - performance of anima at the Yarn/Wire Institute.Kathryn Sloat (harp) and Luke Helker (percussion). DiMenna Center, NYC.
June 18 - performance of ploy, pivot by the New England Philharmonic. All Saints Parish, Brookline, MA.
June 09 - premiere of offering [music and the ocean], for piano and video — collaborative work with William Villalongo. Performed by Igor Santos, American Academy in Rome, Italy.
June 7-11 - screening of body_no_thing [music and fountains] at the Accademia di Romania in Rome, as part of the Spazi Aperti Edition XX. Rome, Italy.
April 11 - performance of through thoughts of a different kind, with Alarm Will Sound. Thalia Hall, Chicago.
May 02 - premiere of n.b. (variation on the name Nadia Boulanger) for the 100th anniversary of Fontainebleau School of Music and Fine Arts. Merkin Hall, NYC.
Mar. 06 - performance of (ghosts) behind articulaton with Mabel Yu-Ting Huang. The Present Arts Festival, Wuppertal, Germany.
Feb. 10 - opening night of Beacon - collaborative installation with William Villalongo. Villa Romana, Florence, Italy.
Feb. 4-20 - incidental music for KING LEAR, Tampa Repertory Theater; University of South Florida Theatre II, Tampa.
Jan. 27 - premiere of body_no_thing for piano and video. Performed by Igor Santos at the Open Studios of the American Academy in Rome, Italy.
Jan. 23 - performance of available stops for viola and cello — Quijote Duo. Constellation, Chicago.
Jan. 18 - performance of through thoughts of a different kind, with Alarm Will Sound. Sinquefield Music Center, Columbia, MO.
Jan. 06 - performance of available stops for viola and cello — Quijote Duo. Project88 Music Academy, Chicago.
Nov. 26 - performances of speak through speaking and confined. speak. as part of the 2021 Ferruccio Busoni Composition Prize. Performances by LUX:NM at the Akademie der Künste, Berlin, DE.
Nov. 16 - performance of available stops for viola and cello — Quijote Duo. Presented by New Music Chicago; Nevermore Performance Space, Chicago.
Oct. 02 - performance of kai for Eb clarinet, Kaichi Hirayama's DMA recital, Stony Brook University.
Sept. 18 - premiere of available stops for viola and cello, commissioned by the Quijote Duo for the Ear Taxi Festival Spotlight series. DCTorium, Chicago.
Aug. 05 - premiere of kai, for solo Eb clarinet; written for Kaichi Hirayama and The Composers Conference, Brandeis University, Boston, MA.
July 31 - premiere of cabinet of curiosities for large ensemble; Composers Conference, Brandeis University, Boston, MA.
May 06 - performance of anima, by Tactus; Manhattan School of Music, NY.
Nov. 13: virtual premiere of confined.speak. for violin and piano. McKim Fund Commission from the Library of Congress. Presented by Concerts from the Library of Congress, and filmed in Gannon Hall, DePaul University, Chicago, IL.
Oct. 18: virtual performance of anima, Sanya Eng-Harp, Ryan Scott-Percussion. New Music Concerts; filmed at Koerner Hall, Toronto, CA.
Oct. 16: virtual performance of through thoughts of a different kind, with the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble; Tim Weiss, conductor. Oberlin, OH.
Sept. 19: virtual performance of (ghosts) behind articulation. Mabel Kwan, piano.
Aug. 06: virtual premiere of expulsure, for solo flute. Written for Octavian Moldovean.
May 17: performance of anima, with Ensemble Dal Niente, Seattle, Western Washington University. (cancelled due to COVID-19)
May 15: performance of through thoughts of a different kind, with Alarm Will Sound; The Sheldon, ST. Louis, MO. (cancelled due to COVID-19)
March 29: performance of anima, with Ensemble Dal Niente, Big Ears Festival, Knoxville, TN.(cancelled due to COVID-19)
March 27 and 29: performance of as light becomes form for Duo Diorama; Ebb and Flow Arts Festival . Hawaii, US. (cancelled due to COVID-19)
March 05: performance of anima, with Jasmine Hogan-harp, and Kyle Flens-percussion, Baltimore, MD.
March 01: premiere of portrait IO for sampler and large ensemble, with Ensemble Modern, conducted by Enno Poppe, Frankfurt, DE.
Feb 01: second performance of clonewheel(s), with Riot Ensemble, London, UK.
Jan 31: premiere of clonewheel(s) for sextet, with Riot Ensemble, London, UK.
October 20: performance of as light becomes form for violin and piano, with Duo Diorama, at Fine Arts at First. Kenosha, WI.
October 19: premiere of as light becomes form for violin and piano, for Duo Diorama, at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple. Oak Park, IL.
October 11: performance of anima @ Elastic Arts, Chicago.
September 28: premiere of anima; Ben Melsky-harp, Kyle Flens-percussion (Ensemble Dal Niente) De Paul Univeristy, Chicago.
September 13: anima released on New Focus Recordings!
June 16: performance of two two. Ensemble Dal Niente, Party 2019 @ The Revival, Chicago.
June 09: premiere of sounding petals for violin, cello, and piano; Copland House CULTIVATE 2019. Mount Kisco, NY.
June 01: performance of two two. Ensemble Dal Niente @ LAPhil’s Noon to Midnight Festival. Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles, CA.
May 16: presenting on my music at the composers colloquium; Northwestern University. Evanston, IL.
May 07: Winner of Riot Ensemble's international commission competition (London, UK).
April 29: presenting on microtonality and electronics in my recent works, Columbia College Chicago.
March 22-25: performing electronics with The Machine is Neither, with Emma Hospelhorn and Ben Sutherland—East Carolina University's New Music Initiative.
February 11: presenting on my music at the Red Note Music Festival; Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
February 10: performance of through thoughts of a different kind. Illinois State University, Normal, IL.
December 20: performance and CD release of the voice carves its line for SiMN 2018 (International Symposium of New Music), Curitiba, Brazil.
December 10: through thoughts of a different kind is awarded First Prize in the Chamber Ensemble category of the 2019 RED NOTE New Music Festival Composition Competition.
November 07: premiere of harmonia in the lyre, for two-channel playback, in memory of Allan Schindler. Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY.
October 11: Awarded a commission from the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University, for a new work for Duo Diorama.
September 30: audio engineering and performing electronics for two works by Erin Gee, with Ensemble Dal Niente. Constellation, Chicago.
September 27: performance of through thoughts of a different kind, by the Indiana University New Music Ensemble. Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. Bloomington, Indiana.
September 23: premiere of (ghosts) behind articulation for solo piano, performed by Yu-Ting Mabel Huang. Commissioned by Amici per la Musica Association—Luigi Nono International Musical Composition Prize. Turin, Italy.
September 18: premiere of the voice carves its line for SiMN 2018 (International Symposium of New Music), Curitiba, Brazil.
September 07: premiere of Heisenberg (incidental music). Tampa Repertory Theatre.
July 28: premiere of through thoughts of a different kind for sinfonietta ensemble, performed by Alarm Will Sound. Mizzou International Composers Festival. Columbia, MO.
June 01: premiere of A View From the Bridge (incidental music). Tampa Repertory Theatre.
May 06: Ensemble Ipse performs lamento . Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn, NY.
May 04: premiere of suggested affinities for solo piano, chamber ensemble, and electronics, for Ensemble Dal Niente, Michael Lewanski, conductor. Dissertation Work. Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago.
April 05: performance of études 1, 2 and 4, for piano and synthesizer. Daniel Pesca, keyboards. Chicago, IL.
January 12: premiere of GNIT (incidental music). Tampa Repertory Theatre.
November 16: performance of speak through speaking at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz; Cologne, Germany. Mari Ángeles Del Valle Casado - saxophone, Krisztián Palágy - accordion, Constantin Herzog - contrabass.
October 20-22: I'm audio engineering and performing electronics for Piece Her Together, with Ensemble Dal Niente.
October 16: Winner of the 4th edition of the International Musical Composition Prize Luigi Nono, for speak through speaking .
October 10: premiere of between spaces for solo vibraphone, spatialized percussion ensemble, and electronics. Commissioned by Logan Center of the Arts, for its 5th year anniversary.
October 02: Winner of the Theatre Tampa Bay Awards in Sound Design, for The Other Place.
September 24-26: Residency at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 21st Annual Martirano Award Concert (Second Prize). Presentation for the Composer's Forum and performance of two two for octet, by the Illinois Modern Ensemble, Carlos Carillo, conducting. Foellinger Great Hall – Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
July 09: premiere of speak through speaking, for saxophone, accordion and contrabass, written for POING. Time of Music Festival, Viitasaari, Finland.
June 09-25: The Other Place (incidental music). Tampa Repertory Theatre.
April 30: premiere of murmurations II for wind quintet, written for Imani Winds. Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago.
April 09, 2017: performing electronics with Ensemble Dal Niente, in Kaija Saariaho's "Aer", as part of University of Chicago Presents's "Five from Afar" concert.
October 08: Winston Choi performs étude n° 1,2,3 and premieres étude n°4 and 5, for piano and synthesizer. Commissioned for the EarTaxi Festival; Chicago Cultural Center's Claudia Cassidy Theater.
September: murmurations [epigone] for accordion and cello. Czechowice-Dziedzice, Poland.
July 13: premiere performance of revised version of lamento, for the [Switch~ Ensemble]. Conservatorio Superior de Música Joaquín Rodrigo de Valencia, Spain.
June 16: opening night of The Iceman Cometh, (sound design and incidental music). Tampa Repertory Theatre.
May 20: performance of lamento, by eight blackbird. Part of the Contempo: TMT II. Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago.
May 13: performance of quiet rooms by members of the Civic Orchestra of Chicago. Buntrock Hall, Chicago Symphony Center.
May 05: opening night of Silent Sky, (sound design and incidental music). Tampa Repertory Theatre.
April 24: murmurations [epigone] for accordion and cello. Maciej Frąckiewicz, Magdalena Bojanowicz. Odessa, Ukraine.
April 18: premiere of murmurations [epigone] for accordion and cello. Commission by Maciej Frąckiewicz. Contemporary Music Festival, Karol Szymanowski Philharmonic in Krakow, Golden Hall.
April 10: premiere of parlando for vibraphone and synthesizer. Commission by Christopher Clarino. UCSD Springfest: IMMERSION 2016, Birch Aquarium; La Jolla, CA.
November 08: Winston Choi performs étude n° 1, 2, 3. Northwestern University New Music Conference (NUNC! 2), Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
November 01: conducting performance of two two with the UChicago New Music Ensemble. Fulton Hall, University of Chicago.
October 20: Winston Choi performs étude n° 1, 2, 3 for piano and synthesizer as part of Roosevelt University’s PianoFest; Ganz Hall, Chicago.
September: premiere of other ears for three percussionists. Commissioned by ‘beyond this point’ percussion ensemble, as part of ‘Transfer (to): A Micro-Performance Series’.
June 27: two two for Ensemble Intercontemporain (8 players), conducted by Lucas Vis. Part of ManiFeste 2015. IRCAM, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
May 10: Winston Choi premieres étude n° 1, 2, 3 for piano and synthesizer; Project Incubator. Constellation, Chicago.
May 7-8: Reading session of ploy, pivot by the American Composers Orchestra at the 24th Underwood New Music Readings & Commission. DiMenna Center, New York, NY.
February 25: premiere of la boîte de ryan - portion of incidental music for JE DEUX MOTS; written for Ryan Wilson and Céline Grisoni at A Corps d'Elles. MJC de Vaulx-en-Velin - Lyon, France.
January 18: performance of centripetal paths; Janice Misurell-Mitchell, flute, and Daniel Williams, clarinet. Green Mill, Chicago, IL.
November 13: performance of quiet rooms by SYZYGY New Music Ensemble, conducted by Jonathan Moore. Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas.
November 6: performance of centripetal paths; Janice Misurell-Mitchell, flute, and Daniel Williams, clarinet. Part the Chicago Latino Composers festival. Fulton Hall, University of Chicago.
July 10: performance of dissolution; Sophie Burgos, soprano; Daniel Pesca, piano and Emlyn Johnson, flute. Part of the Ritsos Project. Karlovassi Town Hall, Karlovassi, Samos Island, GR.
July 4: premiere of dissolution; Sophie Burgos, soprano; Daniel Pesca, piano and Emlyn Johnson, flute. Ritsos Project. Megaron Performing Arts Complex, Athens, GR.
June 2: reading and recording session for ploy, pivot, conducted by Cliff Colnot.
May 9: premiere of quiet rooms, by eight blackbird and Masumi Rostad (viola). Part of the Contempo series. Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago.
February 9: performance of memory, memorialization – o urubú e o gavião. Austin Wulliman, violin, and Doyle Ambrust, viola. Constellation, Chicago.
January 25: premiere of memory, memorialization – o urubú e o gavião. Austin Wulliman, violin, and Doyle Ambrust, viola. Part of the “Inside the composers studio” installation. Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts, University of Chicago.
December 3: Meerenai Shim and Cory Tiffin perform centripetal paths. Green Mill, Chicago.