for violin, shamisen, voice, bass koto, percussion, piano & & video projection [28′]. Funding: The Canada Council for the Arts Premiere: Thin Edge New Music Collective & Urbanvessel.  Ongaku Festival, September 22, 2019 at 918 Bathurst, Toronto Ukiyo, floating world is a poetic contemplation of the detritus of our disposable economy, inspired by improvisations with marine plastic pollution...

vn & pno [11'] 2019. 11 Frames by Andrew Beer | Sarah Watkins Commissioner: Sara Watkins Funder: The Toronto Arts Council Recording: 11 Frames  (Rattle Records D093 2019) with Sara Watkins piano & Andrew Beer violin Program note: small excesses is the name of the I Ching hexagram no. 62: “flying birds leave behind their sound.” The composition was initially inspired by...