Lanier's excited to be working on pieces for several talented performers. Detail on those projects will be posted here, and a couple exciting concerts are happening in March in San Francisco.
Mar. 19, 2013
Mar. 1, 2013
Past news and events:
Jan. 29, 2013
Post-Haste Reed Duo premiered Lanier's Some thoughts about time at the Harn Museum of Art in Gainesville, FL as part of the 2013 Jubilus Festival. Lanier gave a pre-concert introduction to the piece via Skype.
Dec. 5, 2012
Dana Jessen, Michael Straus, Kyle Bruckmann, Giacomo Fiore and a wonderful audience performed the complete set of Lanier's dissertation pieces at California State University Monterey Bay in the Music Hall. Lanier would especially like to thank the Music and Performing Arts Department and the Jefferson Scholars Foundation for their support for the event. Audio and video of the concert will be available soon.
Oct. 1 - 11, 2012
"Bing," a 60-second piece composed by Lanier for SoundProof's 15 Minutes of Fame concert series, was performed in Ohio and Illinois. Details are here.
Sept. 5, 2012
Lanier was one of 132 composers who contributed variations on Satie's Vexations for the Generous Ensemble's Cage Centennial Celebration at Central Connecticut State University. Video of the full concert is available on the ensemble's site.
July 18, 2012
Lanier is delighted to have received Honorable Mention in the RenegadeEnsemble's Composer in Residence competition for their 2012-2014 seasons. Congratulation to the winner, Randy Bauer.
June 14 - 17, 2012
Lanier gave a presentation entitled "Any Old Place I Hang My Hat": Locating Home in the Music and Life of Jimmie Rodgers as part of the IASPM-CA 2012 Conference at Acadia University.
April 27, 2012
Lanier succesfully defended his dissertation, Audience Interactivity and the Concert Hall Audience. Lanier was officially awarded his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in May. Enquiries regarding the dissertation can be directed here.
Feb. 9 - 11, 2012
Lullaby for Newborn Stars was performed by David Wetzel as part of SEAMUS 2012 at Lawrence University, and the performance was accompanied by a poster presentation entitled Lullaby for Newborn Stars: Sonifying Astronomical Data wtih RTcmix. Lanier was also named a Finalist in the ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commission Competition.
Nov. 2, 2011
Lullaby for Newborn Stars was performed at the National Student Electronic Music Event (N SEME) hosted by the Peabody Institute of John Hopkins University. Nicole Papadatos' performance can be seen and heard here.