2019


October 19: premiere of new work for violin and piano, for Duo Diorama, at Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple. Oak Park, IL.

October 18: performance of anima @ PianoForte, Chicago.

September 28: premiere of anima; Ben Melsky - harp, Kyle Flens - percussion. Steppenwolf Theater, Chicago.

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 a commission competition, with the Riot Ensemble (London, UK).

April 29: presenting on microtonality and electronics in my recent works, Columbia College Chicago.

March 22-25performing 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.


2018


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 playbackin 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.

2017


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.


2016


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.


2015


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.

2014


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.

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