March

3/1

Eclectic Music eXtravaganza performs at Sowieso Neukölln, Berlin. A concert featuring many compostions by Gene including the premiere of 'Scatalism', 'You’re Hopeless When The Sun Goes Away II', 'Butterflies' and 'Splice'. 

 

3/17
Performing duo music with saxophonist/composer Daniel Schnyder at L’argot uptown.

 

3/24

Gene & The Trumpets at L’argot

Featuring Franz Hackl, Wayne J. du Maine, Peter Oswald. Premiere of 'Fanfare For The Unfair' for 3 trumpets as well as performances of 'Cauldron of Unsatisfied Hatred ', 'Difficult to Imagine Nothingness', 'Canon - Speak Your Mind III', 'Blues Head & 5 Solo'. 

 

3/28

The CompCord Big Band performs 'Mozart's step-Grandmother Excerpted' for trumpet and big band with soloist Peter Oswald.  As part of Composers Concordance presents CompCord Big Band concert at The Bitter End. Also 2 big band arrangements Gene did for big of music by Aaron Alter and Sebastian Pritsker

 

3/29

Quart@art performs 'Seem To Bemoan Their Imprisonment’ at Alte Schmiede Kunstverein (Old blacksmith art club)  in Vienna, Austria. 

 

  

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April

4/3
New Zealand Meets New York
Co presented by Composers Concordance 
Michiko Studios - Stage 1

Gene will premiere 'Illusions Yet Again' and 'Chants ReMix'

 

4/5
Lara Díaz and Marcos Martín Martín perform my piece 'Ineffably Still’at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Salamanca, in Salamanca, Spain as part of “Concierto de bolsillo”

 

4/5 

Quart@art performs 'Seem To Bemoan Their Imprisonment’ at Färberwirt Bad Zell in Bad Zell, Austria.    

 

 

4/11

The Austrian band Hi5 performs Gene's 'Sometime Sublime' and Gene & Simon Springer perform 'Encomium' at The Well in Brooklyn

 

4/12
Hi5 performs ‘Sometime Sublime‘ and Gene & Simon Springer perform 'Encomium' as part of  'Composers with Drinks’ presented by Composers Concordance and Access Contemporary Music at Michiko Studios - Stage 1

 

4/14

Sound Liberation performs as part of Composers Concordance 'Eclectic Bands' concert. Compositions include 'Prelude 21st Century' and other Sound Liberation tunes. The Austrian band Hi5 performs Gene's 'Sometime Sublime' At The Shrine in Harlem.

 

4/17-23  

Dan Auerbach  performs Gene's violin music at the Odessa Philharmonic Hall in Odessa, Ukraine

 

4/28

Performing 'Unstable Behavior in Paintings' as part of  Composers Concordance Jarvis @ 60! Birthday Concert at Michiko Studios

 

  

May

5/3
Gene performs art the Turtle Bay Music School as part of Sean Satin & Friends concert. Premiering 'Before You Walk Into The Wrong Room' and  'Ghost Poems' on poetry of Erik T. Johnson for narrator and chamber ensemble. 

 

5/5

'It's a Whalebellied Sky, Butterfly'  premiered  by the CompCord Ensemble at the Macro & Micro concert as part of Composers Concordance 'Animals Festival' at Michiko Studios. 

 

5/9
Premiere of ‘FD Fanfare’ by the NYU Brass Choir, conducted by Wayne J. du Maine at the Provincetown Playhouse. 

 

5/10

'Pets Throughout My Life' for chamber ensemble and 'Iguana' a solo violin piece for Lara st. John premiered at the Animal Gallery concert as part of Composers Concordance 'Animals Festival' at Estonia House.  

5/11

Performance of  'Middle Ages Rag' for solo piano by students at  a piano competition in Kazan,Tatarstan at the Kazan Kremlin.

 

5/12

'A Phoenix I've Become' for voice and guitar with looper premiered at the 10th Annual Comp-Play-Comp Marathon as part of Composers Concordance 'Animals Festival' at Drom.

 

5/16

'Animals ReMixed' for Di.J. premiered at  ReMix Of The Animals concert as part of Composers Concordance 'Animals Festival' at Bar Thalia.

 

5/19

'Ridogulous Dance' premiered at the Mostly Mutts' Art concert as part of Composers Concordance 'Animals Festival' at St. Marks Church at The Bowery

 

5/22
Christoph Enzel records & performs 'Maggots' a baritone sax concerto at Ballhaus in Berlin, Germany. With Petro Krysa, Philipp Bernhardt, Konstantin Dupelius, Hedi Yatouji, Damir Bacikin.

5/23
Bass trombonist Stefan Schulz and the Clair-obscure sax quartet perform Schubert Freeze II
at Ballhaus Berlin 

 

5/24
‘Memories Are Not Enough’ for solo accordion performed by Milos Katanic at  Eufonija Festival in Novi Sad, Serbia.

 

5/25
Premiering 'The Passion of Joan of Arc’ for trumpet and Di.J./Samplestra, with Franz Hackl, performed to the silent film by Theodor Dreyer at Proctors GE  Theater  in Schenectady, NY

5/26

My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama guitar Trio performs a Salon Concert at Kostabi World Uptown featuring Gene's Variations on My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama ' and a new composition called 'And It Is But A Child Of Air' . 

 

5/31

'Uncomfortable Poetics' for string quartet premiered at Composers Concordance 'Generations IX' concert  at Goddard Riverside.

 

 

 

June

6/5

Violinist Dan Auerbach performs 'Opposite Extreme of Compassion' as part of the 'Sergei Oskolkov and Friends' Festival at the Composers’ Union Building in Saint Petersburg Russia

6/9

CompCord Ensemble performs at the Howland Cultural Center in Beacon, NY. Gene premieres 'Journey Strut Unleashed ' on this concert titled: 

Musical Mystery Tour

6/14

Joshua Thomas Premieres ‘Gladiator’ for alto sax and Samplestra at Composers Concordance Kostabi Salon Concert. 

 

6/21

Sound Liberation performs as part of the 5th annual Make Music Harlem  Festival.

 

6/22

Premiere of 'The Waking / Пробуждение' for 2 sopranos and violin and a performance of 'Vocalise ReMixed' as part of Composers Concordance 'All About Russia' concert at DiMenna Center. Co presented by Project 142

 

6/23

"Three Poems" on poetry of Heather Green premiered at Composers Concordance presents 'Words & Music' at Jim Kempner Fine Art Galle

  

 

July

7/16
‘Estonian Connections’ for 2 flutes and string orchestra performed by Marrika Jarvi and Monika Mattiesen - flutes with the Järvi Academy Chamber Orchestra, Krsitjan Jarvi - conducting at the Pärnu Concert Hall as part of the Parnu Music Festival in Parnu, Estonia 

7/24

The Formica's Age Duo (Lara Daiz and  Marco Pastor) perform Bitter Suite at the International Clarinet Association in Knoxville, TN.

  

Aug.

8/1-11

Gene is back at the Outreach Festival in Schwaz, Austria. He will present his 'Frozen Present Berlin' concert, as well as other performances and workshops.

8/1

Three arrangements of Tony Esposito performed as part of the Tony Esposito - Mark Kostabi Project at the Outreach Festival in Schwaz, Austria.

8/1

Conducting and Di.J.'ing 'Frozen Present Berlin' a concert of Gene's compositions and arrangements inspired by the great city. With a 10 piece chamber ensemble at the Outreach Festival in Schwaz, Austria.

8/2

'Schwaz Present' premiered by Franz Hackl′s Outreach Orchestra at the Outreach Festival in Schwaz, Austria.

8/8

'Elegant Piles of Refuse' for sax quartet performed as part  Concrete Timbre concert series of at the  National Opera Center in NYC.

8/20

Gene performs in Lviv, Ukraine  with Noizepunk & Petro violin/Di.J duo 

Tsekh Interesting Experiments

8/21

Violinist Dan Auerbach performs 'Opposite Extreme of Compassion'  as part of Sobirayem Druzey Festival in Nikolai Myaskovsky Concert Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. Moscow, Russia

8/21

Gene performs in Lviv, Ukraine  with Noizepunk & Petro violin/Di.J duo 

at the 12 Steps Bar. 

8/22

Gene performs in Lviv, Ukraine  with Noizepunk & Petro violin/Di.J duo 

at Vienna Coffee House

8/28

The Progression Ensemble Oslo performs 'If Her Waters Flow Not in Perpetual Progression’ in Gjøvik, Norway, at Friscena 

 

 

Sept.

9/6

Gene Performs and premieres 'We Have' for solo electric guitar and poet with Erik T. Johnson as part of  'We Believe You' Solidarity Concert in NYC.

9/7

Sound Liberation performs at @ Connelly's Klub 45. Gene's birthday concert. Premieres include 'Oh My Dear Bembe Daddy', an excerpt of 'The Arithmetic of Living / What We Got Here Now' also performing 'Salon', 'No Truth' and other older songs. 

9/8

Miolina premieres 'Refugee Lament' for 2 violins at Rockwood Music Hall

9/21

Sound Liberation performs as part of Composers Concordance "composers With Drinks' event at Michiko Studios. Gene will premiere 'The Arithmetic of Living  / What We Got Here Now' a new piece for the SL Quartet. 

9/26  

Performing 'The Passion of Joan of Arc’ for trumpet and Di.J./Samplestra, with Franz Hackl, performed to the silent film by Theodor Dreyer at The Bryn Mawr Film Institute Bryn Mawr, PA

927/

Baseless Ensemble performs 'Nursery Rhymes And Their Sordid Histories’ at the Guilford Performing Arts Festival, in Guilford, CT.

9/28

Premiere of 'Life Speeds Away As Time Here Becomes Space' for piano and string orchestra by Matt Herskowitz and the CompCord String Orchestra, Arkady Leytush conducting as part of Composers Concordance 'Piano, Strings & other Things' concert at  DiMenna Center - Mary Flagler Cary Hall, NYC.

Also on the program, my orchestration of Mark Kostabi's 'Aloft Summer Kites' piano concerto with Mark on the piano

9/29
'Dancing About Architecture' for flute & violin, a commission for Access Contemporary Music and Doors Open Milwaukee premiered at the Milwaukee Ballet - the piece will be performed every fifteen minutes for a guided tour of the historic building. 

  

Oct.

10/10

Sound Liberation Performs at Settepani as part of the  Ode To Harlem Series. 

10/11

‘A 21st Century Reconstruction of J.S. Bach’ for bass trombone & Samplestra performed as part of 'A Trombone BAZAAR: Jordan Crimminger’s MM Recital' at Morse Recital Hall in Sprague Memorial Hall - Yale University 

10/12

Cesare Papetti performs ‘Destined to Shed' for percussion and Sampestra at Madsen Recital Hall in Bringham Young University in Provo, Utah as part of the Occasional Noise Guest artist Concert 

10/14

CompCord Ensemble premieres  'Happiness Unmoored' for violin, trumpet, bass clarinet, and guitar at William Paterson University, as part of the New Music Series.

10/19

Warren Nicholson performs ‘Snyeg’’ for solo guitar at the  Great Lakes Guitar Society at Skaneateles Library in Skaneateles, New York  

 

10/22

Warren Nicholson performs ‘Snyeg’’ for solo guitar at the Guelph Connections Concerts in Guelph. Ontario

10/26
Warren Nicholson performs 2 movements from ‘Refugee Blues’ for guitar and violin with Mike Schultz at Branford Public Library in Brantford Ontario 

10/26

Premiere of ‘To You’ for cello and guitar with Dave Eggar & Chris Bruce as part of The Astronomy of Walt Whitman —  a special pop-up edition of  'The Universe in Verse', curated and hosted by Maria Popova at Our Lady Star of the Sea  Church on Governors Island, celebrating Whitman’s bicentennial.

10/31

Lynn Bechtold & Warren Nicholson premiere 'Refugee Blues' at 'Spooky Salon' as part of Composers Concordance Kostabi World Salon Concert series. Aso on the program will be Gene's 'Ghost Poems' on the poetry of Erik T. Johnson. 

  

Nov.

 

11/2

Premiere of 'Fugue-Get-About-It’ for bass clarinet and piano by The Fleckl-Duo at HKB-Auditorium in Bern, Switzerland 

11/3

‘Three Rags’ for solo piano will be performed by pianist R. Amirkhanova at the Festival of Contemporary Academic Art as part of the concert “Spectrum expansion”. At the National Museum of the Republic of Tatarstan in Kazan, Tatarstan. 

11/8

Performance of 'Fugue-Get-About-It’ for bass clarinet and piano by The Fleckl-Duo at Ursulinensaal in Innsbruck, Austria 

 

11/8
Performance of 'Happiness Unmoored' for violin, trumpet, bass clarinet, and guitar as part of CompCord Ensemble  Salon 33 in Princeton NewJersey.

11/9

Performance of 'Fugue-Get-About-It’ for bass clarinet and piano by The Fleckl-Duo at Piano Lounge in Tagungshaus Wörgl in Wörgl, Austria 

11/10

Performance of 'Fugue-Get-About-It’ for bass clarinet and piano by The Fleckl-Duo at Piano Lounge in Café Kreuzberg in Vienna, Austria 

11/10

’The Man Who Loved Locks’  for narrator and chamber ensemble, based on a poem By Erik T. Johnson, premiered s part of  Composers Concordance Estonian Connections concert at Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theater at Symphony Space

11/13
Warren Nicholson performs  ‘Sneyg’ on TV in São Paulo, Brazil organized by SESC 

11/15

Quart@art performs 'Seem To Bemoan Their Imprisonment' Ancienne Poste des Planches in Montreux, Switzerland

 

11/16

‘Zappa Ripped My Flesh’ project performed in Absam, Austria at Gemeindemuseum. Featuring Gene’s chamber music and his arrangements of Frank Zappa compositions.

1/17

Jordan Crimminger performs 2 movements from ‘A 21st Century Reconstruction Of J.S. Bach’ for bass trombone and Sampelstra at L’argot NYC. As part of the New Sound Series - ‘Electric Bach’.

 

11/19

‘Zappa Ripped My Flesh’ project performed at Cafe Museum in Passau, Germany. Featuring Gene’s chamber music and his arrangements of Frank Zappa compositions.  

 

11/21

A concert of Gene’s chamber orchestra music at the Outreach Satellite Festival in Friedberg, Germany. Performed by the Friedberger Kammeorchester.  Premiere of 'Three Towns for Two Trumpets' a concerto for 2 trumpets, jazz piano trio and chamber orch. As well as arrangements of music from films Gene has worked on including 'Babylon Berlin',  'Cloud Atlas' and 'Perfume, the Story of a Murderer’.

 

 11/21

A concert of Gene’s Big Band music performed as part of The Outreach Satellite Festival in Wittelsbacher Schloss, Friedberg, Performed by the Uni Big band. Original music for big band includes: ‘Crumbs’, 'Roughin It’, 'Mereangeu Za Dhenge’, 'First & Last Love’, 'Transfigured Swing’, as well as arrangements of ‘Bye Bye Blackbird’, 'Chopin Waltz Op. 64’, and 'All Blues’  

 

11/22

A concert featuring  Gene’s  concert band music performed as part of The Outreach Satellite Festival in Wittelsbacher Schloss, Friedberg, Germany.  Compositions include ‘Singin', ‘Bach Blues’, and the premiere of 'Halfway Scenes’. Also on the concert Peter Oswald performs 'NYC III' for trumpet & piano. 

11/22

‘Zappa Ripped My Flesh’ project performed as part of the The Outreach Satellite Festival in Wittelsbacher Schloss, Friedberg, Germany 

11/23

Guitarist Vladimir Gapontsev performs ‘Snegh' and ‘Wounds’ at the Myaskovsky hall in Moscow conservatory as part of his ‘Guitar at the crossing of eras’ concert 

11/24

Gene & The Trumpets at Augsburg University featuring Franz Hackl, Peter Oswald and others in a concert all about Gene's trumpet compositions. Including the premiere of 'Dances Shmances' for 4 trumpets. 

11/25

A concert of Gene’s Big Band music at Augsburg University, in Augsburg Germany. Original music for big band includes: ‘Crumbs’, 'Roughin It’, 'Mereangeu Za Dhenge’, 'First & Last Love’, 'Transfigured Swing’, as well as arrangements of ‘Bye Bye Blackbird’, 'Chopin Waltz Op. 64’, and 'All Blues’. Also on the program is music from Gene’s Berlin Inspired project, featuring his ‘Berlin Suite’ and music he arranged for the Babylon Berlin TV show.

11/29

CompCord Ensemble performance as part of Craig Harris’s Harlem Jazz Series 
at Greater Calvary Baptist Church. Gene's  'Happiness Unmoored' and 'Quantum Mechanical' will be performed as well as an arrangement of Billy Strayhorn's 'Something to Live For' and Mark Kostabi's 'Scarlet Spring'.  

  

Dec.

12/7

EMX presents 'Berlin Meets NY'  at Sowieso in Berlin. Music to be performed include 'Three Poems’ for soprano and e. gtr., ‘Postlude' (from Suite #3) for cello and piano,  & 'Water, Frog, Bird ' for cello and e. guitar. Premieres include ‘Pigments’, ‘Nausea’, 'Even More Paradoxes’ for gtr., piano and drums. Also the premiere of 'Quotes from People Born on Dec. 7' for soprano and mixed chamber ensemble. 

12/15

David Hayes premieres 'Obsolete The Soul' for solo double bass as part of the And Then There Were Three concert at Wells & Mendip Museum in Wells, Somerset, England. 

12/19

'Sisyphus - Sinner Condemned' performed by the CompCord Ensemble as part of 'Eclectic Bands' concert presented by Composers Concordance at Settepani, Harlem. 

 

12/31

Gene conducts the concert 'Babylon Berlin Inspired’ featuring his‘ Berlin Suite' and various early jazz arrangements from the TV series Babylon Berlin at the  SILVESTIVAL-Festival at the Historic Town Hall, Nuremberg in Nürnberg, Germany.   

 

  

2020

Jan.

1/1

The premiere of 'EroicAnization' a commission for ensemble KONTRASTE, for Di.J. and chamber ensemble based on Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony conducted by Hans Rotman, performed at Tafelhalle, in Nuremberg, Germany. Also as an encore on this concert is the premiere of 'Fur Elise Charleston'  

1/2

Three of gene;s songs performed as part of JAM MUSIC LAB feat. Stefanie Egger in Vienna, Austria. 

1/12

'We Have Won. You Have No Say' for flute, clarinet, violin and piano premiered as part of Composers Concordance presents 'Bob Brashear & CompCord Ensemble' at Kostabi world Uptown. Also on the concert are 3 chamber arrangements Gene did of song by Robert L. Brashear. 

1/16

Duo concert with pianist Antonis Anissegos, performing guiatr and piano duos, including 'Key to My Nausea' and 'You’re Hopeless When the Sun Goes Away' at Spectrum in Brooklyn.

1/23
Jihoo Kim premieres ' Devils Sympathy Variations’ for solo piano at t Folkwang University in Duisburg, Germany 

 

1/24

Premiere of 'Prelude & Fugue #2' performed by Carlton Holmes, and the premiere of  'The Right Hand Does Not Know What the Left Hand is Doing' co composed with Peter Jarvis perfomred by Carl Bolleia, as part of Composers Concordance and Project142 presents 'Three's Keys' concert at the DiMenna Center.

1/25
Album release salon concert for 'Music for Dreams ChillHop Remix' Salon concert with pianist Magdalena Stern-Baczewska.

1/26

Premiere of ‘Pack’ for percussion quartet as part of Composers Concordance,  William Paterson University & Composers Guild of New Jersey present: 'Backpack Concert'. Performed by the NJ Perc. Quartet at Salon33 in Princeton NJ

1/26  

Warren Nicholson performs ‘Snyeg’’ for solo guitar at St. Lukes Anglican Church of Canada in Ottowa, Ontario

1/27-29

Recording at Abbey Roads Studios in London, England. 'Secret Project' motion picture. 

1/31

Performance  of ‘Pack’ for percussion quartet as part of Composers Concordance,  William Paterson University & Composers Guild of New Jersey present: 'Backpack Concert'. Performed by the NJ Perc. Quartet at Bar Thalia | Symphony Space

Feb.

2/3

Performance  of ‘Pack’ for percussion quartet as part of Composers Concordance,  William Paterson University & Composers Guild of New Jersey present: 'Backpack Concert'. Performed by the NJ Perc. Quartet at William Paterson University

2/9
Carlton Holmes performs ‘Prelude & Fugue #2’ as part of a Yamaha sponsored concert at  Goddard Riverside - Bernie Wohl Center.

2/20

Thomas Piercy and Takahashi Yumi perform  'Sakura Fragment’ at HitotSugicho Club in Tokyo Japan as part of ‘Clarinet from New York Concert’

2/21

Joshua Thomas performs 'Gladiator' for alto sax and Samplestra at Connecticut College Evans Hall as part of the faculty showcase recital

 

2/25
Dan Auerbach and Jai Jeffryes perform ‘Suite #1’ as part of the Composers Now at the College of Staten Island 

2/27

Carl Patrick Bolleia performs 'The Right Hand Does Not Know What the Left Hand is Doing’ at William Paterson University  

2/29

Premiere of 'Drama' for viola and piano as part of Composers Concordance 'Wingjammwe' concert at Spectrum in Brooklyn, NYC.

 

 

March

3/3
‘Away’ for piano and string quintet performed at Carnegie Hall, Stern Auditorium as part of

Port of Entry: New York by pianist Ruoting Li & the CompCord String Quintet. 

3/6

The release of the album 'Operatic Electric' on Composers Concordance Records. Music for countertenor and electronics.

 

3/7
Sound Liberation performs at Pianos

Premieres of 'Source' and 'May The Great Ark Save The Drones' as well as older compositions including: 'Strive', 'Money', 'What We Got Here Now'. 

FB

3/9

Carl Patrick Bolleia performs 'The Right Hand Does Not Know What the Left Hand is Doing’ at William Paterson University  

3/12

Sound Liberation performs as part of Composers Concordance Eclectic Bands concert at Settepani
Part of the Ode to Harlem Series

3/15

'TINPANAPNIT' premiered as part of Composers Concordance 'Tin Pan Allegiances' concert at National Opera Center - Domingo Hall

3/28

'Early Retirement' a  silent film score performed a part of Sound of Silent Film Festival 2020 presented by Access Contemporary Music  

at Davis Theater in Chicago. 

3/29
Composers Concordance presents the 'So Wrong Its Right trombone Quartet in a concert called 'Words & Music' Premiere of Gene’s  'The Living Unutterable’ at Jim Kempner’s Gallery.

April

4/3

'Drummer Dances' performed by The Licorice Clarinet Quartet as part of Composers Concordance and Project 142 'Clarinet Motion' concert at The DiMenna Center, Benzaquen Hall

4/7

Warren Nicholson performs ‘Snyeg’’ for solo guitar at Kings Chapel 'Tuesday Recitals’ in Boston M.A

4/26

Premieres of a chamber piece as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

11th Annual Comp-Play-Comp Marathon

at DROM NYC.

4/30

Premieres of the sextet 'Now Is the Winter of Our Discoteque' as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

 Now Is the Winter of Our Discoteque

by the CompCord Ensemble at Michiko Studios NYC.

May

Gene has 5 premieres as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

The 5 concerts are:

i. 11th Annual Comp-Play-Comp Marathon  

    'Words & Music Theme’ (4/26)

ii. Now Is the Winter of Our Discoteque  (4/30)

iii. O Haiku My Haiku (5/3)

iv. Fortune Favors the Rave (5/8)

v. Humbug-Jitterbug (5/10)

5/3

Premieres of a chamber piece as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

 O Haiku My Haiku

venue TBA 

5/8

Premieres of an electronic piece as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

Fortune Favors the Rave

at Bar Thalia, Symphony Space

5/10

Premieres of 'Humbug-Jitterbug' for  big band as part of Composers Concordance 9th Annual CompCord Festival: 'Comp | Lit Festival'

Humbug-Jitterbug

performed by The CompCord Big band at Caveat.

5/14

Premiere of a chamber piece with voice as part of the  Queens New Music Festival. Performed by the CompCord Ensemble at The Secret Theater

5/17

Performance at Westminster college as part of 'Who's Afraid Of New Music' Marathon concert. 

5/31
Pianists Tania Stavreva performs ‘Kandinsky's Improvisations' at Pierre’s Fine Pianos in Los Angeles, CA. 

June

6/4

New quartet performed as part of Composers Concordance 'Generations X' concert, feat. the Unheard-of Ensemble.

6/12

New composition performed as part of Composers Concordance 'Conga Mania' concert

6/14

The premiere of a new chamber piece as part of Composers Concordance & Howland Cultural Center presents the CompCord Ensemble in Beacon NY. 

6/18

Premiere of a piece for trumpet and string quartet as part of Composers Concordance & Entertaining Science concert with Franz Hackl and Quartet MetaData.

6/21

CompCord Ensemble performs at OH PENNY PICTURES fundraiser for the documentary series Pillars of Madness: A History of American Psychiatry. Gene will have a premiere of a new song based on poetry of Erik T. Johnson. At St. Marks Church on The Bowery 

6/21

Pianists Tania Stavreva performs ‘Kandinsky's Improvisations' at the National Opera Center in NYC

6/27

Sound Liberation performs at The Bitter End. 

July 

 

7/23
'Berlin Inspired’ a concert of Gene's compositions and arrangements inspired by the great city, with ErnsembleKontraste including the premiere of a new piece for voice and chamber ensemble based on poetry about Berlin or written in Berlin, a Rammstein/Meyerbeer Mash up, and a hip-hop version of a song made popular by Marlene Dietrich. Also on the program: Berlin Suite, Berlin Symphonies Remix, Midsummers Night Scream, Drop Of Blood and music form the TV show Babylon Berlin that Gene co composed and Arranged.  the concert wile in Katharinenruine, Nuremberg, Germany.

 

7/31

 William Schimmel  premieres 'The Year Of Goodbye' for solo accordion as part of the American Accordionists' master class & concert series at Tenri in NYC.

Aug.

8/6-8
Gene is back at the Outreach Music Festival in Schwaz, Austria where he will present the program 'Zappa Ripped my Flesh’ and premiere his song 
‘Where is that River Now’ with the Outreach Orchestra featuring vocalist Chanda Rule