There’s a neighborhood in Greensboro where the residents string giant balls of lights in their trees around Christmastime. The luminaries are beautiful, in an arresting way. When you drive through at night, the lights seem otherworldly, and almost holy. In the space of neighborhood traditions and wonderful marvels, Luminaries is about the interruption of the transcendent.
Commissioned by Isaac Pyatt
Lights will find you for saxophone, lighting design, and live processing
Commissioned by a consortium lead by Taiki Azuma, Joshua Heaney, and Robert Hess. Learn more here...
Hot Take for clarinet and actor
Inspired by the tweetstorm that followed the awarding of the 2018 Pulitzer Prize in Music to Kendrick Lamar, Hot Take is a homage to the bad opinions we love to hate.