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As Composer/Arranger:

May 7, 2018: Minkowski Etudes performed by Dylan Koester in New Orleans, LA

April 7, 2018: Minkowski Etudes premiered by Dylan Koester in New Orleans, LA

April 2-5, 2018: nienteForte Contemporary Music Festival featuring TALEA Ensemble

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March 14, 2018: Habits of Man performed for Versipel New Music in New Orleans, LA

Sept-Nov, 2017: Tulane University Marching Band Spectrum halftime performances (music arranged by Mendel Lee) in New Orleans, LA

April 9, 2017: Habits of Man performed for KKY’s Annual Spring Recital in New Orleans, LA

April 3-6, 2017: nienteForte Contemporary Music Festival featuring TAK Ensemble

March-April, 2017: Don’t Cage Me performed by Green Wave Winds for competitive performances in the LMCGPC (in Louisiana and Mississippi) and the WGI South Power Regional in Hattiesburg, MS

Sept-Nov, 2016: Tulane University Marching Band Legends halftime performances (music arranged by Mendel Lee) in New Orleans, LA

March-April, 2016: Time Curve performed by Green Wave Winds for competitive performances in the LMCGPC (in Louisiana and Mississippi)

March 14-17, 2016: nienteForte Contemporary Music Festival featuring guest ensemble ECCE and guest composers Erin Gee and Yu-Hui Chang.

Sept-Nov, 2015: Tulane University Marching Band Iconic halftime performances (music arranged by Mendel Lee) in New Orleans, LA

March 23-25, 2015: nienteForte Contemporary Music Festival featuring New York-based contemporary ensemble Pomplemousse held at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA

Feb 17, 2014: Moon of Eris performed by the Portland Percussion Group in Eugene, OR.

Dec 4, 2014: The Other Path performed by Versipel New Music in New Orleans, LA

Nov 8th, 2014: Moon of Eris world premiered by the Portland Percussion Group in Portland, OR.

March 24th, 2014: Remnants of The Sunken Cathedral world premiered by the Liminal Space Contemporary Music Ensemble in New Orleans, LA.

April 22, 2013: The Other Path performed by nienteForte in New Orleans, LA.

February 15h, 2013: beauty…beholder world premiered by the Xavier University Symphonic Winds in Cincinnati, OH.

September-November 2012: Travel This Life performed during the Hermiston Marching Band’s 2012 fall season in Hermiston, OR.

April 16th, 2012: Shifting Signals Zero world premiered by nienteForte in New Orleans, LA.

March 25th, 2012: Honeysuckle Juice world premiered by The Concert Singers in Los Angeles, CA.

February-March 2012 Into the Future performed locally by the Hermiston Winter Drumline in Hermiston, OR.

September-November 2011: Latin Fusion performed during the Hermiston Marching Band’s 2011 fall season in Hermiston, OR.

July 30, 2011: Timpani Forces performed as a part of the Festival of Contemporary Music in San Francisco, CA.

April 10, 2011: Timpani Forces world premiered by nienteForte in New Orleans, LA.

February-April 2011: Above and Beyond performed during the Hermiston Winter Drumline’s spring 2011 season in Hermiston, OR.

September-November 2010: Indiana Jones Tribute performed during the Hermiston Marching Band’s 2010 fall season in Hermiston, OR.

April 14, 2010: Reflections performed as a part of the Tulane University Concert Band and Marching Band Concert in New Orleans, LA.

September-November 2009: Star Trek: Through the Generations performed during the Hermiston Marching Band’s 2009 fall season in Hermiston, OR.


As Performer

With Versipel New Music:

May 11, 2018: Performance

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With Versipel New Music:

April 8, 2017: Percussionist for Terry Riley’s In C and Oscar Bázan’s Los Mitos for French Quarter Fest in New Orleans, LA

April 5, 2017: Percussionist of Terry Riley’s In C for the nienteForte Contemporary Music Festival in New Orleans, LA

June 26, 2016: Percussionist of Jason Treuting’s Thank You, (______) and Jordan Nobles’s Surface Tension in New Orleans, LA

October 14, 2015 – Pianist of Louis Andriessen’s Worker’s Union in New Orleans, LA

April 29, 2015 – Percussionist of Cat Hope’s Longing in New Orleans, LA

With the nienteForte Collective:

March 15-16, 2016: Pianist of John Luther Adams’s The Light Within, Percussionist of Andy Harnsberger’s Dark Passenger, and Earle Brown’s December, 1952 in New Orleans, LA

March 23-25, 2015: Percussionist of Steve Reich’s Music for Pieces of Wood in New Orleans, LA

March 24, 2014: Percussionist of Steve Reich’s Nagoya Marimbas in New Orleans, LA

Other:

October 18, 2017: Snare drummer for the Green Wave Brass Band for the New Kids On The Block Pre-Cruise Block Party in New Orleans, LA

May 13, 2017: Snare drummer for the Funky Pelican Pleasure Club for the Brass Band House Party in St. Louis, MO

April 23, 2016: Snare drummer for the Shakespeare 400 Jazz Funeral Brass Band in Stratford-upon-Avon, England

October 19, 2016: Snare drummer for the Green Wave Brass Band for the New Kids On The Block Pre-Cruise Block Party in New Orleans, LA

March 24, 2015: Guest Conductor for Ensemble Pamplemoose for the nienteForte Contemporary Music Festival in New Orleans, LA


Other

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May 20-24, 2016: Director of the Green Wave Brass Band Chicago Tour in Chicago, IL

April 16, 2016: Guest Adjudicator for the Worldstrides Onstage Festival in New Orleans, LA

January 20, 2016: Director of the Green Wave Brass Band for their guest spot on Brothers Green – Eats! in New Orleans, LA

Oct 17, 2015: Guest Adjudicator for the Delcambre Marching Band Festival in Delcambre, LA

April 23-24, 2015: Guest Adjudicator for the Worldwide Heritage Festival in New Orleans, LA

March 27-28, 2015: Guest Adjudicator for the Worldwide Heritage Festival in Nashville, TN

April 26-29th, 2013: Guest Lecturer presenting On Musical Etiquette, a talk about beauty…beholder and its thesis concerning classical music etiquette at the University of Hawaii in Monoa, HI.