Upcoming Events

  • 1+1=1 in Chicago
    • December 9, 2016
    • 8pm
    Event details TBD!

Past Events

2016 | 2015 | 2014

2016

  • Keynote and Performance at ICLC 2016
    • October 14, 2016
    • 11:45am
    • McMaster University LIVELab
    • Hamilton, Ontario
  • Amy Alexander and I present research and give a performance demonstrating the possibilities of live improvised audio-visual performance using the Percussive Image Gestural System.
  • PIGS at NIME 2016
    • July 14, 2016
    • 6pm
    • Queensland Conservatorium Theatre 2.66
  • Amy Alexander and I present an improvised performance demonstrating her Percussive Image Gestural System at the New Interfaces for Musical Expression Conference in Brisbane, Australia.
  • Pierluigi Billone: 1+1=1
  • 1+1=1 @ Spectrum NYC
    • June 20, 2016
    • 8:30pm
    • Spectrum NYC
    • 121 Ludlow, NYC
    • $15 general admission, $10 students/seniors
  • Pierluigi Billone: 1+1=1
  • Greenwood: Smear (2004)
  • Murail: Mach 2, 5 for 2 Ondes Martenots
  • Lalonde: Glissements, tourments, et ravissements (1998)
  • Vivier (orch. Rea): Pulau Dewata (1977)
  • Milhaud: Suite (1933)
  • Renga: Messiaen's Des canyons aux étoiles...
    • Sunday, January 24, 2016
    • 2pm, Free
    • Renga Ensemble
    • Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall
  • Messaien: Des canyons aux étoiles... (1971-74)
  • Songs for Crossing the Threshold
  • Salvatore SCIARRINO: Un fruscio lungo trent'anni (1967-1999)
  • Salvatore SCIARRINO: Le voci sottovetro - Elaborazioni da Carlo Gesualdo da Venosa (1999)
  • Gérard GRISEY: Quatre chants pour franchir le seuil (1999)

2015

  • Mozart Clarinet Concerto with UCSD Chamber Orchestra
    • Tuesday, December 1
    • 8pm, free
    • Conrad Prebys Music Center, Experimental Theater
  • Mozart: Overture to The Marriage of Figaro, k.492 (1786)
  • Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A major, k.622 (1791)
  • Haydn: Symphony No. 92 'Oxford', Hob. I/92 759 (1789)
Nichole Speciale and I have a new piece, "Two if by Sea" (antennae and foxhole radio) at this special group show at Cabrillo National Monument. At 7pm I perform live clarinet and electronics with Amy Alexander using her Percussive Image Gestural System for live video in a performance we've titled "Convergence"
    • Rocket's Red Glare @ IDEAS
      • Thursday, September 3
      • 5-7pm, free
      • Calit2 Auditorium, Atkinson Hall, UC San Diego
    Amy Alexander and my first performance using her Percussive Image Gestural System for live processed video of things exploding on YouTube. I join Amy on live clarinet and electronics.
      • Polyester
        • Thursday, April 9 12-6
        • Saturday, April 11 1-5
        • Tuesday, April 14 6-9 (closing reception)
        • Conrad Prebys Music Center, room 313
        • UCSD Music Department Springfest 2015
      "Polyester" is a new installation in a series of works created by collaborators, Curt Miller and Nichole Speciale in which audio transducers are embedded in suspended, unzipped sleeping bags to create an immersive sound environment in an intimate space. This work will explore the close relationships between material and memory, questioning the manner in which sound, touch and experience transfer familiarity and trigger memory with simple, mass-produced objects.
        • Transfiguration
          • March 26, 2015
          • 7:20pm, $25
          • The Platform
        I join Kelly Corcoran and the Intersection Contemporary Music Ensemble for their debut program in partnership with Zeitgeist Gallery and dance troupe New Dialect.
        • Part: Fratres for chamber ensemble (1977)
        • Shepherd: Metamorphoses (2004)
        • Harvey: Valley of Aosta (1988)
        • Gubaidulina: Concordanza (1971)
        • Rorem: Eleven Studies for Eleven Players (1959)
        • 1+1=1
          • March 20, 2015
          • 8pm, free
          • 808 Gallery
        Samuel Dunscombe and I present Billone's bass clarinet duo, 1+1=1 as a part of the composer's residency at Boston University's Center for New Music
        • Transcripture
          • February 7, 2015
          • 7pm, free
          • Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall
        I present a recital of my own experiments in transcription for clarinet and electronics
        • (Solo for Wounded CD)
          • I. 133 (trans. CDM)
          • II. 141 (trans. fiddle~, arr. CDM)
        • Performance Practice (for JPR and DL)

        • The United Society of Believers in Christ's Third Appearing
          • I. Manifestations
          • II. Holy Ghost People

        Curt D Miller, clarinets + electronics

        with:

        Dustin Donahue, percussion

        Scott Worthington, double bass

        • &c. @ UC Santa Barbara
          • January 9, 2015
        ensemble &c. gives readings of UCSB composers and presents a concert in the evening of works by Kurt Isaacson, Timothy McCormack and Earle Brown.

        2014

        • wasteLAnd: 1+1=1
          • December 5, 2014
          • 8pm, free (donations encouraged)
          • 356 Mission
          Pierluigi Billone: 1+1=1
        • Palimpsest: Concertos
          • November 19, 2014
          • 7pm, free
          • Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall
        • Donald Martino: Triple Concerto
        • Lei Liang: Harp Concerto
        • Yvonne Wu: Dreams of a Young Piano
        • Tomoyuki Hisatome: Un luogo sulla terra
        • Akira Kobayashi: Glass swan
        • Naoyuki Terai: Colors in the Forest
        • Hiroyuki Yamamoto: Contour-ism mini
        • ensemble &c. : 1er
          • October 10, 2014
          • 7pm, free
          • UCSD Conrad Prebys Music Center, Recital Hall
        ensemble &c. premieres three new works by winners of our 2013 composition competition.
        • Dimitri Papageorgiou: Intrascalings
        • Joseph Lake: Vyssan Lull
        • Timothy Mccormack: KILN II
        • wasteLAnd: Even The Light Itself Falls
          • June 13, 2014
          • 8pm, $10
          • ArtShareLA
        ensemble et cetera performs Scott Worthingtons beautiful Even The Light Itself Falls at the final concert of the inaugural season of wasteLAnd
        • Electroacoustic Music Series II: 3 Flutes
          • June 2, 2014
          • 7pm, free
          • Conrad Prebys Music Center, Experimental Theater
          • Produced by { Si | Sound Initiatives }
        I join the { Si } Electroacoustic Chamber Players for their second installation in a series of concerts presenting electroacoustic works. Join us for three major works featuring flute presented by three excellent flutists.
        • Chaya Czernowin: Ina (1988)
        • Philippe Manoury: Jupiter (1987)
        • Rand Steiger: 13 Loops (1988)
        • Wed @ 7: Palimpsest presents Renga
          • May 28, 2014
          • 7pm, general admission: $15.50, KPBS Members and UCSD community: FREE
          • CPMC Concert Hall
        The Palimpsest Ensemble presents a collaborative initiative by UCSD percussionist and conductor Steven Schick and San Diego Symphony violinist Kat Hatmaker, Renga, for an exciting program featuring Morton Feldman's last large scale work, For Samuel Beckett, a 50 minute masterpiece of texture and color from 1987.
        • Lei Liang: Trans
        • Franz Josef Haydn: Symphony No. 80
        • Morton Feldman: For Samuel Beckett
        • The Sky Calls To Us
          • May 21-23, 2014
          • UCSD Visul Arts Facility Gallery
          • Gallery hours: Wednesday-Friday, 2-6pm
          • Reception: Thursday May 22, 6-9pm
        Collaborative exhibition of works made with artist Nichole Speciale. The show, which takes its title from the popular Carl Sagan science series Cosmos, attempts to capture the intangible using the two-dimensional plane of canvas as a receptor.
        • 1+1=1
          • May 21, 2014
          • 8pm, free
          • Conrad Prebys Music Center, Experimental Theater
        Sam Dunscombe and I present our first public performance of Pierluigi Billone's 2006 masterpiece for two bass clarinets: 1+1=1
        • Graphic Score: Drawing in Musical Practice
          • April 8-17
          • Experimental Drawing Studio, UCSD
        An exhibit featuring my installation Machine Transcriptions alongside works, performances and realizations of scores by Dustin Donahue, Rachel Beetz, and Todd Moellenberg.
        • WED@7 Palimpsest: Italian Modernists
          • February 19, 2017
          • 7pm, free
          • Conrad Prebys Music Center, Concert Hall
        • Dallapiccola: Piccola Musica Notturna
        • Castiglioni: Terzina