|Custom Controllers and Physical Models as Enablers of Communal Performance in Two Fragments on Water and Light
||Two Fragments on Water and Light explores a communal ensemble paradigm made possible through the implementation of customized technologies. The work is for solo voice and two additional performers who use controllers built, and in some cases designed...
|Interactivity between a saxophone performer and a computer operator
|| "The purpose of my thesis is to create an interactive environment between a saxophonist and computer operator via a musical composition. The composition, 4thoughts, consists of written music for the saxophonist, performance directions for the comput...
|He cried uncle--an opera in one act
||"The purpose of this project is to present composer Seth Colaner's compositional process, as well as his personal motivation for creating an opera. This project will also establish criteria for his vision in the conception of opera composition as the...
|Tracing a certain slant of light--forming a personal philosophy and voice in music composition
||"This thesis serves to examine philosophical and technical influences and their effect on the author's personal style of music composition. Specific composers, performers, and the influence of their respective practices in my thinking are considered....
|Tracing a Certain Slant of Light 2.24.2007
|Interval serialization and its use in Exploring the third major nebula.
||Interval serialization is a musical process I designed in order to generate a large amount of music based on a relatively small amount of initial material. The process begins with a small collection of pitches. While maintaining interval size and ord...
||The Requiem which is the centerpiece of this document is a musical composition for mixed choir and organ, written in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the M.M. in Music Composition. Additional instrumentation includes harp accompaniment for...
||"The Gospel of Jesus Christ" is the first movement of a planned multi-movement composition entitled Sermon Hymns, which offers a new way of using music for Christian corporate worship. Its novelty derives from its presentation: a multimedia compositi...