Video with music for piccolo, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, viola, cello, and bass. 8 mins.
Filmed from the California Zephyr Amtrak train over three days, traveling from Chicago to San Francisco. Commissioned by the New York University Contemporary Music Ensemble. Continue reading “California Zephyr (2014)”
Multimedia installation for web browser & iPad app with photography, video, and digitally synthesized score.
This installation illustrates the writings of naturalist and conservationist John Muir through interactive photography and music, offering an engaging new interpretation of Muir’s vision of nature. Explore ten sites in Yosemite and Sequoia National Parks with Muir as your guide. View it for free: muirsyosemite.comContinue reading “Explore John Muir’s Yosemite (2014)”
Performance score available for purchase. Please direct inquiries to Nell Shaw Cohen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Horizon was composed in 2013 for the occasion of Parrish Art Museum’s one-year anniversary in its new location in Water Mill, NY. This work celebrates and reflects the aesthetic quality of the museum’s building and the surrounding landscape of the East End of Long Island, , using negative space in music to reflect the vastness of a flat horizon line.
Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill NY. Karlos Rodriguez, cello: 11/09/13. Richard Vaudrey, cello: 11/10/13.
Recorded on-site in public parks by Fjola Evans for short dance film. New York NY, February 2014.
Louise King, cello. Cello Dreaming Australian tour: The Cooroora Institute, Cooroy (9/09/16), Horizon Festival at University Sunshine Coast Art Gallery in Sippy Downs (9/10/16), and Lift Gallery in Maleny (9/11/16).
The Clark Art Institute, Juventas New Music Ensemble, Matthew Smith, cello, Williamstown, MA, 7/16/23.