Project Type: Music

Sunset Concerts

Produced  Skirball Cultural Center’s signature summer concert series. Programmed year two and overhauled production, streamlining tech needs assessment and equipment sourcing, reducing costs and improving the quality of the sound, lighting and staging. Significantly redesigned audience experience from pre-concert onsite arrival on site to end of concert exit. By streamlining venue entrance process, re-locating concessions […]

Make Music Day San Diego

Organized and produced the first-ever Make Music Day San Diego event as part of the city’s Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. On June 21, 2015 San Diego, for the first time, joined over 700 cities worldwide to celebrate Make Music Day with the inaugural Make Music Day San Diego in Balboa Park. Attracted more than 8,000 […]

Laurie Anderson

Collaborated closely with Laurie Anderson to co-curate and produce a series of events for the 2013 River to River Festival. Programs included film maker Sam Green with musicians The Quavers and yMusic performing work-in-progress live score film collaborations, the live score film “Indiamore” by Chassol, an interactive app-based soundwalk by Liubo Borissov and Konrad Kaczmarek, […]

Philip Glass Ensemble

Curated the Philip Glass Ensemble into the River to River Festival in 2012. This free concert in Rockefeller Park was the only free public program included in the events celebrating his 75th birthday. Through his operas, his symphonies, his compositions for his own ensemble, and his wide-ranging collaborations with artists ranging from Twyla Tharp to […]

Sam Green and Yo La Tengo

Programmed and produced Sam Green with musicians The Quavers and yMusic performing work-in-progress live score film collaborations in the 2013 River To River Festival as part of a program co-curated with Laurie Anderson. Later, I presented the L.A. debut of the “live documentary” The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller at the Skirball Cultural Center. In a one-night-only […]

Bang On A Can Marathon

Presented the Bang On A Can Marathon at The River To River Festival from 2011-2013. Bang on a Can is a multi-faceted contemporary classical music organization based in New York City. It was founded in 1987 by three American composers who remain its artistic directors: Julia Wolfe, David Lang, and Michael Gordon. The Marathon concert […]

Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance

Programmed the L.A. premiere of Graham Reynolds’ “Pancho Villa from a Safe Distance” at Skirball Cultural Center, presented in partnership with Los Angeles Performance Practice and the Theatre at Ace Hotel. This experimental chamber opera about Pancho Villa, the legendary bandit, enigmatic general, and hero of the Mexican Revolution, features music by composer Graham Reynolds and […]

Alarm Will Sound

Programmed and produced Alarm Will Sound’s multimedia re-imagining of John Cage’s seminal 1970 work Songbooks for the River to River Festival. A co-commission with The Holland Festival and the Cork Opera House. Alarm Will Sound (Alan Pierson, artistic director) is a 20-member ensemble dedicated to the creation, performance, and recording of today’s music. It is an […]

Susie Ibarra

Co-conceived, commissioned and produced a new work of digital public art from Susie Ibarra called Digital Sanctuaries that was featured in different iterations as part of the River To River Festival in 2012, 2013 and 2014) This app-based geolocated soundwalk transformed the rich history of Lower Manhattan into electroacoustic soundscapes honoring the communities that have inhabited […]

Blake Carrington

Programmed and produced Blake Carrington into the 2012 River To River Festival in concert with Daniel Iglesia and Taylor Deupree at St Paul’s Chapel. Curated Blake into “The Future At The End of the World” immersive performance installation at the Farley Post Office. Blake Carrington works within the spheres of the visual, sound, and performing arts. In […]