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August 3, 2017 (and continuing) – Women of Note Exhibit at U.S. Mint New Orleans


January 19 – February 10, 2018 – A Recollection the exhibition, curated by Tiona McClodden at The Kitchen, NYC



July 30-Aug 17, 2018 – Ragdale Foundation / Herb Alpert award




Nicholas Payton listening party, Tulane University - February 15, 2018


Dr. Tyshawn Sorey lecture and performance, Tulane University - April 5-6, 2018



Do Your Thing for orchestra and jazz septet, commissioned by Carnegie Hall, New York, NY (2017)


The Ecstatic World of Alice Coltrane Turiyasangitananda performance with Ravi Coltrane, Knockdown Center, New York, NY (2017)


Musicians of Bremen commissioned by Miller Theatre, New York, NY (2017)


Blooming commissioned by Imani Winds, New York, NY (2017)


White Gleam of Our Bright Star for orchestra, commissioned and premiered by Colorado Springs Philharmonic, Colorado Springs, CO (2016)


Soli Deo Gloria for guitar duo commissioned by Duo Noire, St. Louis, MO (2017)


Yet Unheard for chorus orchestra, and Helga Davis, in collaboration with Sharan Strange.


  • Commissioned and premiered by The Dream Unfinished, an activist orchestra, conductor James Blachly. Cooper Union, The Great Hall, New York, NY (2016)


  • Chamber version commissioned by Ojai Music Festival, premiered by International Contemporary Ensemble, Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble, Joelle Lamarre, Gwendolyn Brown, Julian Otis, Davóne Tines, and soloist Helga Davis, with conductor Steven Schick.Libbey Bowl, Ojai Music Festival, Ojai, CA (2017)


"His Love Endures Forever," After Coltrane, a suite for jazz orchestra, commissioned and premiered by New York His Love Endures Forever, Jazzharmonic." Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Symphony Space, New York, NY (2016)


A Presence for solo piano and recorded sound, Fromm Players at Harvard University, Creative Music Convergences, curated by Vijay Iyer

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (2016)


Sanctum for orchestra and recorded sound, commissioned and premiered by American Composers Orchestra, Lincoln Center, New York, NY (2015)


Prophetika interdisciplinary collaboration, La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club, New York, NY (2015)


Rising for string quartet, commissioned and premiered by Spektral String Quartet for Mobile Miniatures Project, Chicago, IL (2014)


Shedding Skin for symphonic orchestra, a reading by American Composers Orchestra, Jazz Composers Orchestra Institute

Miller Theatre, New York, NY (2013)


A Time for Everything for chorus, premiered by Ekmeles, Issue Project Room, New York, NY (2013)


saved for three gospel choirs, saved invisible :: meet me in okemah :: saved, commissioned by artist Kara Lynch, Harlem River Park, New York, NY (2013)


Come Away, My Beloved for chorus, premiered by Ekmeles, Callaloo literary conference, Nassau Presbyterian Church, Princeton, NJ, (2012)


Intercession for chorus, premiered by Ekmeles, Roulette Intermedium, New York, NY (2012) Songs of Laughing, Smiling, and Crying for solo improvised piano and recorded sound, premiered at The Stone, New York, NY, 2012; Performed at The Blue Note Jazz Club, New York, NY (2013)



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