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October 8, 2016: The electroacoustic composition Parlour music was featured in a concert of works by alumni composers of the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York. August 13, 2016: The video Wake me when we get there was screened at the Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium.

July 29, 2016: The TorQ Percussion Quartet selected Assault and Battery for 3 percussionists as the winner of its TorQ Percussion Seminar 2016 Composition Competition.

May 1, 2016: Les Amis de l'Orgue de Montréal presented organist Gabrielle Tessier and l'ensemble Mruta Mertsi under the direction of Andre Pappathomas in a performance of David Jason Snow's Requiem for the Millennium as part of Inédits d'orgue: improvisation pour choeur et orgue, a concert of improvisatory works for organ and chorus at Église du Très-Saint-Nom-de-Jésus, Montreal.

April 12, 2016: The acousmatic composition Yo GABA GABA! is featured on the album Nebulullaby: an Interstellar Cloud of Dust, a compilation of experimental electronic music lullabies on the Nebularosa label.

April-August 2016: AEPEX Contemporary Performance presented the acousmatic composition Onde sulla spiaggia as part of their "sound system takeover" series at businesses, bars, and restaurants across southeast Michigan.

January 2016: The River Oaks Chamber Orchestra Brass Quintet performed Dance Movements in concerts at the Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston on January 22, and Woodlands United Methodist Church Chapel in Houston on January 24.

December 11, 2015: L'association Larkipass of the Université de Strasbourg presented B'old, I'talic and R'egular, a listening session for the new vinyl album Exhibitronic (featuring David Jason Snow's acousmatic composition Mon coeur appartient à Dada), followed by an evening of mixed electronic music and DJs with vinyl media.

December 5, 2015: The Hartford New Music Festival performed the acousmatic composition Mon coeur cppartient à Dada during their final 2015 program titled Moans, Drones, and Cellular Phones.

November 3 - December 15, 2015: The acousmatic composition Mon coeur appartient à Dada was performed at the Universidad Autònoma Metropolitana (Metropolitan Autonomous University) Xochimilco in Mexico City, as part of the MUSLAB 2015 festival.

October 22-25, 2015: The video Wake me when we get there (xMV version) was screened at the Vox Novus Festival at Gallery MC, 549 West 52nd Street, 8th Floor, in New York.

September 9, 2015: The acousmatic composition Mon coeur cppartient à Dada was performed at the Festival Exhibitronic in Le Jardin des Deux Rives, Strasbourg, France. Additional performances were schedulded:

August 7-21, 2015: The acousmatic composition Suono grafica was performed at CAOS Art Gallery in Venice, Italy.

July 15, 2015: ink&coda, an online journal of prose and music, includes the acousmatic composition Concertino Marcel Duchamp in its summer 2015 issue.

May 13, 2015: The 4-channel acousmatic composition Suono grafica was performed at La Fabbrica del Vedere in Venice, Italy.

May 2, 2015: The American Brass Quintet performed Dance Movements as part of the Friends of Music concert series at Sleepy Hollow High School, Sleepy Hollow, New York.

April 30, 2015: There was a special presentation of 60x60 Wave Farm Mix featuring the acousmatic composition This is only a test at Pioneer Works in Broooklyn, New York.

April 27, 2015: Das Lied von der Magnetosphäre is featured in the online album Deep Wireless 11, curated by New Adventures in Sount Art (NAISA), a non-profit organization based in Toronto that presents acousmatic and experimental sound art performances and installations.

April 22, 2015: The video Wake me when we get there (xMV version) was screened at the Dream Center Harlem as part of the eXperimental music video series curated by Milica Paranosic in partnership with Rob Voisey and Vox Novus.

April 12-19 2015: Radiophrenia, a temporary FM "art radio" station at Scotland's Centre for Contemporary Arts presented Grande Liturgie Situationniste and Freud in Konzert as part of its broadcast schedule. The broadcast marathon commenced in Glasgow at midnight on 87.9 FM, with simultaneous streaming worldwide at http://radiophrenia.scot/listen-2/.

April 10-11, 2015: Laissez les bons temps saignent was selected for the 60x60 Louisiana Mix, a collaboration between Vox Novus and Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts Dance Department. Curator Lisa Benner selected 60 compositions to be played continuously in a one-hour live dance concert featuring original choreography by Audra Allen, J Lillian Gray, and LSMSA dance composition students.

March 20, 2015: Flutist Cole Ingraham, violist Monica Johnston, and pianist Sophia Yan of the new music ensemble Western District performed Die alte Frau at The Fringe Club in Hong Kong.

March 16, 2015: Victoria Bethel, trumpet, accompanied by pianist Richard Saney, performed Winter in recital at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, University of Georgia.

March 7, 2015: The acousmatic composition This is only a test was featured in the 60x60 Wave Farm Mix , a special edition of 60x60 focused on Radio Art (60x60 is a series of hour-long concert programs comprising 60 pre-recorded pieces by 60 different composers, each piece a minute in length or shorter). 60x60 Wave Farm Mix was broadcast on Wave Farm's WGXC 90.7-FM at 8:00 PM EST. The program will also be distributed as a Wave Farm Dispatch Series download, and featured in a series of live listening events.

January 20, 2015: Grande Liturgie Situationniste was performed during the opening concert of the Community Festival of Sound Arts “DI_STANZE 2014” organized by CIMA (Centro Interdisciplinare Musica d'Arte) at the Ennio Morricone Auditorium of Tor Vergata University, Rome.

December 5, 2014: Espacios Sonoros 2014 presented Study for imaginary harp, no. 1 for 16-channel sound system at the Auditorio 400 del Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain.

November 2014 (release date): The Institute for Alien Research presents Plastic Notions, an online compilation album which includes David Jason Snow's electro-acoustic work SERENDIP: Das Lied von der Magnetosphäre.

October 17, 2014: The London-based artist, writer, and researcher Eleonora Oreggia (aka xname) is curator of the online audio album Nebulullaby, available for free download from Bandcamp. The 11-track album of “experimental noise industrial electronic techno and procedural lullabies” includes David Jason Snow's composition Yo GABA GABA!

September 3, 2014: Penny Thompson Kruse performed A Night in Jakarta for electric violin and recorded sound at Bryan Recital Hall at Bowling Green State University.

August 31st, 2014: Kammer-Soloisten Zug performed A Baker's Tale in its original version for violin, clarinet, trumpet, bassoon, and piano at the Saal der Musikschule, Haus «MUSICA» in Unterägeri, Switzerland. The program was repeated on September 7th at the Pfarreiheim Gut Hirt, Zug.

August 14th, 2014: A video of Fred DeChristofaro's brilliant performance of Fun Zaydeleh's Lied Buch from the May 30th 76@60 concert in New York is available for viewing here.

July 15th, 2014: Duo Scordatura selected Broadway Boogie Woogie for performance during their 2014-15 concert season.

July 13th, 2014: Composer's Voice presented MaD Circle,a concert of tango-inspired compositions and dances. including Going through the motions by Paul Stregevsky and David Jason Snow, at Jan Hus Church, 351 East 74th Street, New York.

June 14th, 2014: Das Lied von der Magnetosphäre was one of ten electroacoustic compositions chosen by MAARBLE, the pan-European space research project, as winners of its Sounds of Space musical composition contest.

May 30, 2014: '76 @ 60, a concert featuring the music of Eastman School of Music-educated composers Eric Ewazen, David Heinick, Pamela Marshall, David Shuler, and David Jason Snow, in celebration of their 60th birthdays, took place at The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, New York.

May 24-31, 2014: The American Brass Quintet performed Dance Movements at concerts in Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, and Perth, Australia as part of the Musica Viva 2014 concert season.

May 16, 2014: Vox Novus and Harvestworks hosted a concert of 60 one-minute duration, 5-channel surround-sound electroacoustic works, including David Jason Snow's Steampunk enema.

May 11, 2014: Composer's Voice presented Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame: Viola Yip performing the time-compressed live vocal version of Petite Liturgie Situationniste: a catechism for the Groucho Marxist at Jan Hus Church, 351 East 74th Street, New York.

March 27, 2014: The inaugural concert of the Circuit Bridges electroacoustic music series, featuring the composition Grande liturgie situationniste by David Jason Snow, took place at Gallery MC27 in New York.

February 14, 2014: In conjunction with new music group Qubit's Machine Music festival, The velvet gentleman: ballet indigeste for 4 Disklaviers was premiered in a workshop setting at the Flamboyán Theater at Clemente Soto Vélez, 107 Suffolk Street, New York.

January 30, 2014: Pianist Alvin Zhu performed A Baker's Tale for violin, trumpet and piano at his Master Graduation Recital in Paul Hall at the Juilliard School with violinist Diomedes Saraza and trumpeter Kevin Quill.

December 8, 2013: Composer's Voice celebrated Robert Voisey's 44th birthday with Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame: Hard Eight-Graphic Scores, including David Jason Snow's brood II, at Jan Hus Church, 351 East 74th Street, New York.

November 28, 2013: The Treachery of Images: Music Inspired by Surrealist Art featuring David Jason Snow's Die Alte Frau was performed by the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble at the Southsite Salon, Hong Kong.

November 15, 2013: Lewis University (Romeoville, Illinois) presented Big Apple Bytes, an hour-long video presentation of New York travel destinations and landmarks, with the 60x60 (2012) New York Minutes Mix as audio accompaniment, including David Jason Snow's Ain't nobody here but us chickens.

November 6, 2013: The Iowa Brass Quintet, resident faculty brass ensemble at the University of Iowa School of Music, performed Dance Movements in Riverside Recital Hall on the UI campus.

October 4-5, 2013: The STUDIO 300 Digital Art and Music Festival at Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky, presented Notes from underground, an audio installation, in the Mitchell Fine Arts Center.

September 26, 2013: The music department of Lewis University celebrated the 100th anniversary of Igor Stravinsky's ballet Vesna Sviashchennaia with musicBYTES, a concert of video and electroacoustic music inspired by that monumental work (more commonly known as The Rite of Spring), including David Jason Snow's monument to bad taste, Sacre Bleu.

September 15, 2013: Romanian violinist Daniel Mihai performed Total Harmonic Distortion for violin and recorded sound in concert at Mihail Jora Hall at the Romanian Radio Broadcasting Company in Bucharest.

July 17, 2013: The American Brass Quintet performed Dance Movements at the Aspen Music Festival.

September-October 2012: The Kruse Duo (Penny Thompson Kruse, violin; Steven Kruse, viola) performed Broadway Boogie-Woogie (Etude after Mondrian) at various venues during their American and European recital tour.

August 3, 2012: The Ironwood Trio (Jana Starling, E-flat clarinet; Leslie Moreau, B-flat clarinet; Anne Watson, bass clarinet) performed Hasana Tanz at the International Clarinet Association's ClarinetFest 2012 on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus.

October 29, 2011: Ensemble Décadanse performed Concertino Marcel Duchamp and Viola Bastarda in a concert honoring the 99th birthday of composer John Cage at Les Instants chavirés in Montreuil, France.

May 26, 2011: Tage Larsen of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and accompanist Mamiko Yasuda-Larsen performed Winter for trumpet and piano at the International Trumpet Guild Conference in Minneapolis.

February 25, 2011: SPAM v. 2.0 is thingNY's second-annual experimental variety show of commissioned compositions and nonpositions from composers, writers, video artists, friends, relatives and strangers. The program featured David Snow's Lumberjack Song for solo violoncello, and 1955: Le maître sans marteau, a "popular cantata" for 2 narrators, assorted soloists, geek chorus, and unspecified instrumental ensemble. Little Theatre @ LaGuardia Performing Arts Center, Long Island City, New York.

January 29, 2011: "Dark Concert" presentation in Evanston, Illinois of the 2010 UnTwelve composition competition finalists and winners, featuring David Snow's Etudes for imaginary harp.

July 25, 2010: The New Juilliard Ensemble (Hsiang John Tu, piano; Heidi Schaul-Yoder, violin; Mimi Yu, cello) premiered Nice Girls Don't for violin, cello, piano, and recorded sound at the Museum of Modern Art in New York as part of the museum's Summergarden concert series.

April 18, 2010: thingNY performed SPAM (v. 1.2), a concert of works inspired by junk e-mail, at The Tank in New York, featuring Viola Bastarda for violin, violoncello and glockenspiel.

March 20, 2010: Experimental band thingNY performed at Brooklyn's experimental music mecca, Issue Project Room. Jeffrey Young manhandled his instrument in David Snow's Viola Bastarda.

March 1, 2010: The Gates of Paradise, a masque in two acts, received a workshop performance at The Blank Theatre in Los Angeles as part of its Living Room play development series. Tina Polzin directed.

February 5, 2010: thingNY performed Viola Bastarda in concert at the French-American School of Music in New York.

December 19, 2009: thingNY presented SPAM, a concert of works inspired by junk e-mail, at the University of the Streets in New York. Viola Bastarda for violin, violoncello and glockenspiel was a featured work See the performance here (PARENTAL ADVISORY: EXPLICIT LYRICS).

December 6, 2009: "The Sound of One Shoe Dropping" for recorded sound was performed at Beauty, Horror and Silence: The Electronic Arts and Music Festival at the Harold Golen Gallery in Miami.

July 29, 2009: The Kruse Duo (Penny Thompson Kruse, violin, and Steven Kruse, viola) performed "Jakarta" for violin, viola, and percussion ensemble at the 37th International Viola Congress, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, hosted by The Viola Society of South Africa.

May 22, 2008: "Three Studies for Two Disklaviers" was performed at the Music for Disklavier concert, Yamaha Artist Services Piano Salon, New York City.

October 31, 2007: Dr. Penny Thompson Kruse performed "A Night in Jakarta" for electric violin and recorded sound at Bowling Green State University.

May 2007: David Jason Snow's composition Dance Movements is the subject of Edward A. Castro's doctoral dissertation Imitation of an innovator: a comparative analysis of Agon by Igor Stravinsky and Dance movements for brass quintet by David Snow.

July 29, 2006: The American Brass Quintet performed "Dance Movements" in recital at the Aspen Music Festival.

May 4, 2006: The American Brass Quintet performed "Dance Movements" at The Juilliard School as part of the Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital series.

April 13, 2006: The Central Michigan University Percussion Ensemble performed "Jakarta" under the direction of Andrew Spencer.

March 16, 2006: The musical quartet Pastiche performed "A Baker's Tale" in Ralph Squires Recital Hall at McNeese State University, Lake Charles, Louisiana, as part of the McNeese Spring Faculty-Guest Artist Series.

February 14, 2006: Tinglan Chen (violin), Andrew DeBoer (clarinet), Dan Schmidt (trumpet), Bruce Gbur (bassoon), Jonathan Sokasits (piano), and Debra McKim (narrator) performed "A Baker's Tale" in a Valentine's Day recital at Saint Marks Pro-Cathedral in Hastings, Nebraska.

October, 2005: After a 1-year stint as Media Coordinator at Vidipax, LLC in Long Island City, NY, David Snow was recently appointed music cataloger and archival processor at The Lila Acheson Wallace Library at The Juilliard School.

June 2004: David Snow enjoyed a one month residency at the Millay Colony for the Arts in Austerlitz, New York.

March 9, 2004: Christian Batzdorf (trumpet) and Dominic Oelze (marimba) performed "Muted Suggestions" in concert at the Staatskapelle Berlin.

February 2, 2004: Chris Gekker (trumpet) and Ted Guerrant (piano) performed "Winter" and "A Baker's Tale" in recital at the University of Maryland, College Park.

January 29, 2004: Chris Gekker (trumpet) and Ted Guerrant (piano) performed "Winter" and "A Baker's Tale" in recital at Howard University in Washington, D.C.

January 10, 2004: Trio Indiana (James Campbell, Eli Eban, and Howard Klug) performed "Hasana Tanz" for three clarinets at the Hatfield Hall Theater, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, in Terre Haute, Indiana.

October 23, 2003: "Six Chinese Dishes" (2003 electronic incarnation) has been selected for publication in the inaugural sonic issue of Diagram, an electronic journal of text and art.

July 11, 2003: "Hasana Tanz" for clarinet trio was performed by Howard Klug, Min-ho Yeh, and Jorge Montilla at the International Clarinet Festival in Salt Lake City, Utah.

January 16 - April 27, 2003: "Orbits of the Hénon Map" was performed by Klavier Nonette, an installation of nine MIDI-controlled toy pianos designed by the Seattle-based sound-sculptor/composer/inventor Trimpin and sponsored by Jack Straw Productions and the Washington Composers Forum. Click here for exclusive pix of Klavier Nonette by flute-goddess/photographer Anne M. Diamond.

January 18 - February 28, 2003: "Concertino Marcel Duchamp," "The Lumberjack Song," "SERENDIPity," and "Wittgenstein Revisited" were featured in Pulse Field, an exhibition of electro-acoustic works at Georgia State University.

January 9, 2003: Sabrina Berger performed works by David Snow in recital at Beth Israel Synagogue in Westport, Connecticut.

November 14, 2002: The Arizona State University Percussion Ensemble performed "Jarkata" with oboist Martin Schuring and violinist Katie McLin at the Percussive Arts Society International Convention in Columbus, Ohio.

August 3, 2002: Sabrina Berger performed works by David Snow, Alex Shapiro, Thomas Oboe Lee, Lorenzo Sorbo and others at Amberjack's in South Norwalk, Connecticut.

May 30, 2002: Jay Rozen, Christopher Meeder, and Joe Exley of the tuba trio THREE and drummer Rock Savage performed "A Sheynem Dank Dir Im Pupik" at the International Tuba-Euphonium Conference in Greensboro, North Carolina.

April 11, 2002: Sabrina Berger performed "A Night In Jakarta" for electric violin and tape at the Greenwich House in New York City as part of the "Cutting Edge Concerts" series.

November 19, 2001: Jay Rozen, Christopher Meeder, and Joe Exley of the tuba trio THREE performed "A Sheynem Dank Dir Im Pupik" at the Greenwich House Music School in New York City.

October 26, 2001: Steve Hasse performed "Winter" for trumpet and piano in recital at the University of Maryland College Park.

October 15, 2001: The American Brass Quintet performed "Dance Movements" in a Daniel Saidenberg Faculty Recital Series concert at the Juilliard School in New York.

July 25, 2001: The American Brass Quintet performed "Dance Movements" at the Aspen Music Festival.

July 18 and 22, 2001: Eastman performers and composers presented concerts at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland and St. John's College in Annapolis, Maryland. Both programs included "Winter" for trumpet and piano performed by Stephen Hasse and Deborah Brown.*

July 2001: Esther Lamneck performed "A Night In Jakarta" as part of New York University's Music and Dance Program in Pisa, Italy.

June 20, 2001: Sabrina Berger performed "A Night In Jakarta" for electric violin and tape at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas in New Haven, CT.

May 31, 2001: Esther Lamneck performed "A Night In Jakarta" (transcribed for clarinet, taragato, flute and tape) in recital as part of the NYU 2001 Composition Seminar.

May 11, 2001: Sabrina Berger performed "A Night In Jakarta" for electric violin and tape in recital at the Barnes & Noble Bookstore in Norwalk, CT.

April 6, 2001: Jay Rozen led his virtuoso tuba trio THREE in the premiere performance of "A Sheynem Dank Dir Im Pupik" at The Knitting Factory in New York City.

November 24, 2000: David Snow began a four-week residency at Yaddo, the artist's community in Saratoga Springs, New York.

November 17, 2000: LINK: A Critical Journal on the Arts in Baltimore and the World, featured "Freud In Konzert" on the companion CD to its most recent issue, "Hysteria" (LINK #5).

October 29, 2000: Sabrina A. Berger prerformed "A Night In Jakarta" for electric violin and tape, and "Hasana Tanz" for solo electric violin in recital at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia.

October 22, 2000: Sabrina A. Berger premiered "A Night In Jakarta" for electric violin and tape, and performed "Hasana Tanz" for solo electric violin at the Weston (CT) Public Library in a recital sponsored by the Weston Commission for the Arts.

July 22-23, 2000: Sabrina A. Berger premiered "Hasana Tanz" for solo electric 5-string violin and orchestra with the Waterbury Symphony Orchestra, Waterbury Connecticut.

June 11, 2000: "On Clearwater Mountain" for trumpet, harp, timpani, and strings was performed by the Manhattan Chamber Orchestra (Chris Gekker, trumpet soloist, Richard Auldon Clark, conductor) in Weill Hall, New York City.

May 20, 2000: "Hasana Tanz" for solo electric 5-string violin was performed in recital by Sabrina A. Berger in Norwalk, Connecticut.

April 30, 2000: The "Concertino Marcel Duchamp" for recordable media was performed at a concert of electro-acoustic music at the University of Texas, San Antonio.

March 24, 2000: Chris Gekker and Julie Miller performed "Winter" for trumpet and piano at the Gulf Coast Brass Weekend, hosted by McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Chris also performed the work with Robert McCoy in recital at the Levine School of Music in Washington, DC on March 24.

March 8, 2000: "Timor Timur" for piano and tape received its premiere performance during the 8th Annual International Festival of Electroacoustic Music in Havana, Cuba. The work also received performances on March 21 and 25 in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and on April 1 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Lawrence Axelrod was the piano soloist.


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