Several bits of news: I'll be attending the Atlantic Music Festival at Colby College (Maine) this July as a resident artist fellow, performing in the Contemporary Ensemble. I'll be posting my performance schedule here once I receive it. I'm moving to Denton, TX to pursue doctoral studies at the University of North Texas. Moving to … Continue reading 2019 News
Due to some space issues, Neue Forum has temporarily suspended their shows. Performance alert: I'll be playing a set of solo works based on narrative on Shapeshifter + presents Neue Forum on March 13th. Shapeshifter Lab March 13, 9pm 18 Whitwell Place $10 Works by Jesse Diener-Bennett, Brian Ferneyhough, Amy Beth Kirsten, Salvatore Sciarrino, and Dennis … Continue reading Cancelled-Solo flute at Shapeshifter Lab
As most musicians know, it’s important to have a moderately healthy lifestyle –being sick and/or injured is not a good way to make music. I’ve struggled with this since my freshman year of college, when I abruptly stopped exercising and started the college diet of pizza and ramen, and started having issues with hand/wrist pain … Continue reading Yoga for Musicians
Why hello internet, it's been a while, I'm glad you're still here. I'll try to keep in touch better in the coming year. First new recording: Shame for speaking alto flutist by Jesse Diener-Bennett Second, some reflection on the new year. As I was thinking about 2015, I was also (inevitably) thinking about 2014, and … Continue reading Happy New Year!
Summer is truly upon us. It's the middle of June and today it's supposed to be 90+ with 80% humidity. I was not expecting this kind of weather for another month, and I sort of hoped it would skip us this year. I guess this is what I get for living near a swamp/on an … Continue reading New Recordings