Curriculum Vitae

 

I.      NAME & ADDRESS:

Joseph Martin Waters

            4258 Blackton Drive

            La Mesa, CA  91941-7511

 

Email:  joseph.martin.waters@gmail.com

Website:  http://josephwaters.com

Phone: (619) 750-7125


RECENT PERFORMANCE HISTORY

COMPOSITION LIST

PROGRAM NOTES

DISCOGRAPHY


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II.  EDUCATION

                                                                       

Institution  

Years Attended

 

Degree

 

Major Field(s)

University of Oregon School of Music

 

1998 – 2002

 

Ph.D.

 

Composition,

Computer Music

Yale University School of Music

1980 – 1982

 

M.M.

Composition

University of Minnesota School of Music

1976 – 1980

 

B.S.

Summa Cum Laude —

Phi Beta Kappa —

Phi Kappa Phi —

Composition,

Theory

 

Stockholms Musikpedagogiska Institut

1975 – 1976

 

Music Theory

 

IIa.  MAJOR TEACHERS

            Dominick Argento, Roger Reynolds, Jacob Druckman, Martin Bresnick, Bernard Rands

 

 

III.  UNIVERSITY TEACHING

 

Institution

Rank

 

Dates

 

Major Subjects

San Diego State University

(current)

Full Professor

(with tenure)

2001—

Composition, Electro-Acoustic Comp., Theory, Counterpoint, Aural Skills, Audio Recording, Film Scoring

Lewis & Clark College

Visiting Assistant Prof & various (non-tenure)

1993-2000

Composition, Electro-Acoustic Comp., Theory, Aural Skills,

Film Scoring

 
 
IV. TENURE COMMITTEES – EXTERNAL MEMBER

• Harvard

• Univerity of Colorado — Denver

• Portland State University


IV. PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

• NWEAMO (New West Electronic Arts & Music Organization) –

Founder and Artistic Director

• Memberships: SEAMUS, ICMA, American Composers Forum, American Music Center,

Phi Beta Kappa, Academy of Recording Arts (Grammy)

 


V.  COMPOSITION RELATED ACTIVITIES

 

• Commissions

Year

Commissioning Artist/Location

Instrumentation

2012

Geoffrey Burleson      (San Diego, CA)

Piano & electronics

2011

SDSU Wind Sympnony      (San Diego, CA)

Wind Sympony & electronics

2010

Orchestra Nova      (San Diego, CA)

Chamber Orchestra & 3 soloists

2009

Network for New Music      (Philadelphia, PA)

Piano, Cello, Flute

2009

California Chamber Orchestra (Temecula, CA)

Chamber Orchestra & 3 soloists

2009

SDSU School of Music

School of MusicTriple Concerto—Large Orchestra & live electronics

2008

Steven Schick (San Diego)

percussion, multi-media

2007

Real Quiet (San Diego/NYC)

cello, piano, percussion, electronics

2006

CMMAS — Centro Mexicano para la Musica las Artes Sonoras

SWARMIUS — violin, alto sax, vibes, electronics

2004

Fear No Music Ensemble (Portland, OR)

mixed chamber ensemble

2003

Trio Neos (Mexico City, Mexico)

piano, bassoon, flute and electronics

2002

San Diego Arts Commission (San Diego, CA)

composition for public arts project (with Roman DeSalvo, sculptor)

2002

Joel Bluestone (Portland, OR)

percussion and electronics

2002

Fear No Music Ensemble (Portland, OR)

mixed chamber ensemble with electronics

2001

Alejandro Escuer (Mexico City, Mexico)

flute and electronics

2001

Joel Bluestone (Portland, OR)

percussion and electronics

2001

Fear No Music Ensemble (Portland, OR)

experimental film, mixed chamber work and electronics

2001

Tongue and Groove Ensemble (Portland, OR)

lyric soprano, flute, cello and piano

2000

Phil Hansen (Portland, OR)

cello and electronics

2000

Fear No Music Ensemble (Portland, OR)

performance artist, animation, mixed chamber work and electronics

1991

Network for New Music (Philadelphia, PA)

piano and three synthesizers

1982

Sforzando Ensemble (Minneapolis, MN)

mixed chamber ensemble

 

Awards, Honors, Grants & Distinctions

Date

 

2012

Composer-In-Residence (November 15-16) — Music Association of California Community Colleges (MACCC) (annual conference), San Diego, USA

2010

Composer-In-Residence (November 17-19) — Music Association of California Community Colleges (MACCC) (annual conference), San Diego, USA

2007

Featured Composer and Panelist (June 13, 2007) — SoundON Festival of Contemporary Music (international festival), San Diego, USA

2007

Fylkingen Center for Experimental Music — Festival of American Music Stockholm, Sweden; Featured Composer and Lecturer, May 12

2007

Featured Composer and Lecturer (April 18—25, 2007)   — CMMAS (Mexican Center for Music and Sonic Arts) — Residency Morelia, Mexico

2005

Project Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture), Portland, Oregon  — for presentation of international festival of electro-acoustic music (NWEAMO)

2005

Featured Composer and Lecturer — Visiones Sonores 2005 (international conference), Mexico City, Mexico

2004

Project Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture), Portland, Oregon  — for presentation of international festival of electro-acoustic music (NWEAMO)

2003

Featured Visiting Artist  ACMC 2003 (Australasian Computer Music Conference), Perth, Australia

2003

Project Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture) ,Portland, Oregon  — for presentation of international festival of electro-acoustic music (NWEAMO)

2002

Project Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture) ,Portland, Oregon  — for presentation of international festival of electro-acoustic music (NWEAMO)

2001

Project Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture), Portland, Oregon —   for presentation of international festival of electro-acoustic music (NWEAMO)

2000

Project Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture) ,Portland, Oregon,  — for composition of an experimental film score

2000

Technical Assistance Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture) ,Portland, Oregon — for travel to attend world premier in Mexico City, Mexico

2000

Project Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture), Portland, Oregon, for presentation of international festival of electro-acoustic music (NWEAMO)

1998

Project Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture) ,Portland, Oregon, — for presentation of a complete evening performance of original works

1998

Technical Assistance Grant — RACC (Regional Arts and Culture), Portland, Oregon, —     for travel to attend world premier in Sarvar, Hungary

1998

Finalist, Greater Boston Choral Consortium Composition Competition, Boston, MA  — for composition of an original work

1990

Artist’s Fellowship — Pennsylvania Council on the Arts — for composition of an original work, Philadelphia, PA

1987

Artist’s Fellowship — Pennsylvania Council on the Arts —  for composition of an original work, Philadelphia, PA

1986

Artist’s Fellowship — National Endowment for the Arts/ Rockefeller Foundation (administered by Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA) — for composition of an interdisciplinary work (Fractal Arts Project)

1985

Artist’s Fellowship — Pennsylvania Council on the Arts —  for composition of an original work, Philadelphia, PA

1984

Artist’s Fellowship — National Endowment for the Arts — for composition of an interdisciplinary work (East Coast Inter-Arts Collective), Philadelphia, PA

1980s

Mid-1980s assisted in production and designed music for CPB Radio Program Fund grant winning program, Kids Corner for WXPN radio station (Philadelphia)

1980s

Mid-1980s assisted in production and composed theme music and supporting music for two Armstrong Award winning series: War in Space and Beyond the Cold War for Consider The Alternatives, a nationally syndicated radio program

1980s

 

Mid-1980s assisted with production and provided supporting music for Silver Award (Arts & Performance Category of CPB National Program Competition) winning series Poetry in the Air for WXPN and producer Steve Rowland

1981

Scholarship — Bradley Keeler Memorial Scholarship  (Yale University School of Music, New Haven, CT)

1980

Scholarship — Emil Oberhoffer Memorial Fund (University of Minnesota)

1980

Phi Beta Kappa — Honor Society

1980

Pi Kappa Lambda — Music Honor Society

1979

Phi Kappa Phi — Honor Society

                                                                                              

Publications via Compact Disc — available via iTunes, Amazon.com

Cali Karsilama, CD Recording, on SWARMIUS II — also normal , Aleppo Records, 2010,

Orpheus Is A Tip-toed Steam Horse, CD Recording, on SWARMIUS II — also normal , Aleppo Records, 2010,

Grand Larceny, CD Recording, on SWARMIUS II — also normal , Aleppo Records, 2010,

Moonlight Beach Chaconne, CD Recording, on SWARMIUS II — also normal , Aleppo Records, 2010,

Anonymous, CD Recording, on SWARMIUS II — also normal , Aleppo Records, 2010,

Vivaldi Fireflies, CD Recording, on SWARMIUS, Aleppo Records, 2008,

Intelligent Designs, CD Recording, on SWARMIUS, Aleppo Records, 2008,

Lucas — Bringer of Light, CD Recording, on SWARMIUS, Aleppo Records, 2008,

Labyrinth of Leaves, Scanned at Flutter-Speed for Ultra-Violet Nectar Glow, CD Recording,

 on SWARMIUS, Aleppo Records, 2008,

Flame Head, CD Recording, on SWARMIUS, Aleppo Records, 2008,

Air — Part I , CD Recording, on Waters Bluestone Duel — Fill The House , Aleppo Records, 2009,

Air — Part II , CD Recording, on Waters Bluestone Duel — Fill The House , Aleppo Records, 2009,

Air — Part III , CD Recording, on Waters Bluestone Duel — Fill The House , Aleppo Records, 2009,

Earth, CD Recording, on Waters Bluestone Duel — Fill The House , Aleppo Records, 2009,

Heart, CD Recording, on Waters Bluestone Duel — Fill The House , Aleppo Records, 2009,

Fire, CD Recording, on Waters Bluestone Duel — Fill The House , Aleppo Records, 2009,

On the Transient Nature of Magic, CD Recording, on Trio Neos “Magic”, Urtext Records,

Ocean Eyes, CD Recording, on Joseph Waters “Offshore”, Albany Records,

Witches of the Unconscious, CD Recording, on Joseph Waters “Offshore”, Albany Records,

Ghosts of the Evening Tides, CD Recording, on Joseph Waters “Offshore”, Albany Records,

AloiLoi, Pakuikui, CD Recording, on Joseph Waters “Offshore”, Albany Records,

Kanashibari, CD Recording, on Joseph Waters “Offshore”, Albany Records,

The Loneliness of the Sun, CD Recording, on Joseph Waters “Offshore”, Albany Records,

Dream in Aqua & Scarlet, CD recording, on Alejandro Escuer “AQUA: Musica para flauta y

 electronica”, Quindecim Recordings, September 2002.

            Arabesque, CD recording, on Joseph Waters “Joseph Waters, 

North Pacific Music, April, 2000.

            When the Clouds So,Boldly Painted On the Sky..., CD recording, on Joseph Waters “Joseph

Waters, North Pacific Music, April 2000.

            Sulphur-Crested Cockatoos, CD recording, on Joseph Waters “Joseph Waters, 

North Pacific Music, April 2000.

            Quiet Music — Early Morning, CD recording, on Joseph Waters “Joseph Waters, 

North Pacific Music, April 2000.

            Drum Ride, CD recording, on Joseph Waters “Joseph Waters,  

North Pacific Music, April 2000.

`          The Garden of Kali, CD recording, on Joseph Waters “Joseph Waters,

North Pacific Music, April 2000.

            The Populist Manifesto, CD recording, (text by Lawrence Ferlinghetti)

on Joseph Waters “Joseph Waters,  

North Pacific Music, April 2000.

 

• Composition/Performance List — 

 

(title, year composed, instrumentation, duration, and performance history)

 

                        — (for National Performances (USA) please see page 15)

 

International Performances

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

When the Clouds so Boldly Painted on the Sky …(ver. 2) (duration 10:50)

1998

harp and interactive electronics                                                          

 

Performances:

                                    06/16/10 — Conservatory of Music, Den Hague, Netherlands, 

performed by Angelica Vasquez & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

                                    07/23/00 — Aricana, Ensemble Rosario Concert Series, Rosario, Argentina, 

performed by Diana Truco Scarafía & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

11/17/98 — Szinhaz Studioszinpadan, Budapest, Hungary, Reprise (Best of Sarvar

concert), EAR Ensemble, performed by Eva Maros, harp & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

07/29/98 — Nasdasy Castle, 2nd International Summer Meeting of Electro-Acoustic

Music (ISMEAM) Hungarian Radio EAR Ensemble, Sarvar, Hungary,

performed by Eva Maros, harp & Joseph Waters, interactive elec.

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Grand Larceny

2008

Violin, Alto Saxophone, live electronics

 

Performances:

08/27/08 — ICMC — Queen’s University — Belfast

International Computer Music Conference, Belfast, Ireland ; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Vivaldi Fireflies (duration 12:50)

2006

Violin & live electronics

 

Performances:

6/12/06 — Subscription concert featuring Felix Olschofka

Kammermusiksaal des Beethoven-Haus, Bonn, Germany

 

7/12/06 — Veneto Jazz Festival

Shindy, Bassano del Grappa, Italy, performed by Swarmius

 

5/12/07 — Mini-Festival of American Music

Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden, performed by Swarmius

 

5/18/07 — NWEAMO International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music (summer)

Zentrale Randlage, Berlin, Germany, performed by Swarmius

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Intelligent Designs  (duration 12:00)

2006

Violin, alto saxophone & live electronics

 

Performances:

7/12/06 — Veneto Jazz Festival

Shindy, Bassano del Grappa, Italy, performed by Swarmius

 

10/14/06 — NWEAMO International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music (fall)

Apple Store SoHo, New York City, USA, performed by Swarmius

 

5/12/07 — Mini-Festival of American Music

Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden, performed by Swarmius

 

5/18/07 — NWEAMO International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music (summer)

Zentrale Randlage, Berlin, Germany, performed by Swarmius

 

5/26/07 — NWEAMO International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music (summer)

Rivolta, Venice, Italy, performed by Swarmius

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

When the Clouds so Boldly Painted on the Sky …(ver. 3) (duration 10:50)

1999

zheng and interactive electronics                                                          

           

Performances:

11/10/99 — Hong Kong Cultural Center, Hong Kong,  FESTIVAL OF

11/11/99                  CHINESE ARTS, Chinese Virtuosi Ensemble,

performed by Li Meng, zheng & Joseph Waters, electronics

                                    10/25/99 — Tsinghua University Auditorium, Beijing, China, ICMC’99

(International Computer  Music Assoc. annual conference), Chinese Virtuosi Ensemble, performed by Li Meng, zheng & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

When the Clouds so Boldly Painted on the Sky …(ver. 1) ) (duration 10:50)

1997

koto and interactive electronics                                                          

 

Performances:

                                    04/24/01 — Rakhmaninov Hall, Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory,

                                                                                    Moscow, Russia, Avant-garde on the Crossroad of Ethno and Techno,

The Eighth International Festival of Contemporary Music, April 23-29, 2001 performed by Dmitry Kalinin, koto (interactive electronics performer unknown)

10/06/98 — Composer’s Union Concert Hall, Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory,

Moscow, Russia, ALTERNATIVA Festival, performed by Dmitry

Kalinin, koto & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

10/05/98 — radio  broadcast, MUSICA NOVA , Londrina, Brazil

                                                                                    performed by Liz Falconer

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Venus, ca 1932  (duration 8:30)

2006

4 channel surround electronics (Optional Alto Saxophone)

 

Performances:

 

5/21/06 —  Showcase of Contemporary American Electronic Music

Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden

 

7/12/06 — Veneto Jazz Festival

Shindy, Bassano del Grappa, Italy, performed by Swarmius

 


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Labyrinth of Leaves (Scanned at Flutter-Speed for Ultra-Violet Nectar Glow) (duration 12:30)

2006

Tenor saxophone & live electronics

 

Performances:

 

5/12/07 — Festival of American Music

Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden, performed by Swarmius

 

5/18/07 — NWEAMO International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music (summer)

Zentrale Randlage, Berlin, Germany, performed by Swarmius

 

5/26/07 — NWEAMO International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music (summer)

Rivolta, Venice, Italy, performed by Swarmius

 

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Lucas, The Bringer of Light  (duration 18:50)

2007

Violin, Alto Saxophone, Vibraphone & live electronics

 

Performances:

5/12/07 — Mini-Festival of American Music

Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden, performed by Swarmius

 

5/18/07 — NWEAMO International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music (summer)

Zentrale Randlage, Berlin, Germany, performed by Swarmius

 

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Quintet for a Silver-Crested Cockatoo (aka Sulphur-Crested Cockatoos) (duration 8:50)

1998 rev.2004

Woodwind Quintet and interactive electronics

                       

            Performances:

06/17/04 — El Colegio Nacional

Aula Mayor, El Colegio Nacional,  Centro Historico, Mexico City, performed by The Mexican City Woodwind Quintet


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Earth  (duration 11:20)

2004 rev.2005

Mixed percussion (Vibraphone, Crotales, Glockenspiel, Tubular Chimes, Tam Tam, 2 Timpani) plus live electronics

             

Performances:

            05/24/06 — Featured Concert: Waters_Bluestone_Duel

                                                            Conservatorio Superior de Musica, Valencia, Spain

07/23/05 — Warsaw Electronic Festival

2005 (WEF 2005), Palace of Science and Culture, Warsaw, Poland, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, live electronics

03/23/05 — 1st Festival Patagónico de Música Electroacústica

Teatro San José, San Martin de los Andes, Argentina, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

03/18/05 — University of Chile

Isidora Zegers Auditorium, School of the Arts, Santiago, Chile, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

07/06/04 — Bomb the Space Festival

Happy, Wellington, New Zealand, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

07/02/04 — Featured Visiting Artist — Australasian Computer Music Conference

2004 (ACMC 2004), Adam Concert Room, School of Music, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

 

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

On the Transient Nature of Magic  (duration 9:20)

2004

bass clarinet, bassoon, piano & diffused electronics

 

Performances:

10/17/04 — 32nd Cervantino Festival of the Arts

Salon del Consejo Universitario, Guanajuato, Mexico, performed by Trio Neos


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Air  (duration 12:00)

2003

(Rev. 2005)

Mixed percussion (Marimba, Vibraphone, Crotales, Glockenspiel, Tubular Chimes, Tam Tam, 2 Timpani) plus interactive electronics

            ,

Performances:

      05/24/06 — Featured Concert: Waters_Bluestone_Duel

                                                            Conservatorio Superior de Musica, Valencia, Spain

07/23/05 — Warsaw Electronic Festival

2005 (WEF 2005), Palace of Science and Culture, Warsaw, Poland, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, live electronics

03/23/05 — 1st Festival Patagónico de Música Electroacústica

Teatro San José, San Martin de los Andes, Argentina, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

03/18/05 — University of Chile

Isidora Zegers Auditorium, School of the Arts, Santiago, Chile, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

07/06/04 — Bomb the Space Festival

Happy, Wellington, New Zealand, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

07/02/04 — Featured Visiting Artist — Australasian Computer Music Conference

2004 (ACMC 2004), Adam Concert Room, School of Music, Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

03/18/05 — University of Chile

Isidora Zegers Auditorium, School of the Arts, Santiago, Chile, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

09/24/04 — Centro Cultural de Playas Rosarito

Playas de Rosarito, Mexico, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Dream in Aqua and Scarlet  (duration 9:00)

2001—2005

bass flute (alternatively#1 soprano Saxophone; #2 bowed vibraphone) & diffused electronics

 

Performances:

            05/24/06 — Featured Concert: Waters_Bluestone_Duel

                                                            Conservatorio Superior de Musica, Valencia, Spain

09/30/05 — Onix Ensamble, Ciclo Camaríssima, Centro Nacional de las Artes,

                                               Mexico City, Mexico, performed by Alejandro Escuer, bass flute

                                               with tape.

09/25/05 — Featured ComposerVisiones Sonoras 2005, Centro Cultural

Universitario,  Mexico City, Mexico, performed by

                                                           Alejandro Escuer, bass flute & Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

07/23/05 — Warsaw Electronic Festival

2005 (WEF 2005), Palace of Science and Culture, Warsaw, Poland, performed by Joel Bluestone, Bowed Vibraphone & Joseph Waters, Electronics Diffusion

03/23/05 — 1st Festival Patagónico de Música Electroacústica

Teatro San José, San Martin de los Andes, Argentina, performed by Joel Bluestone, Bowed Vibraphone & Joseph Waters, Electronics Diffusion

03/20/05 — Perdidos En El Espacio

Sala Master, Radio Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, performed by Joel Bluestone, Bowed Vibraphone & Joseph Waters, Electronics Diffusion

03/18/05 — University of Chile

Isidora Zegers Auditorium, School of the Arts, Santiago, Chile, performed by Joel Bluestone, Bowed Vibraphone & Joseph Waters, Electronics Diffusion

09/24/04 — Centro Cultural de Playas Rosarito

Playas de Rosarito, Mexico, performed by Zuri Waters, alto saxophone & Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

07/06/03 — Featured Visiting Artist — Australasian Computer Music Conference

                                               2003 (ACMC 2003), Western Australian Academy of Performing

Arts, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia, performed by

Lindsay Vickery, soprano saxophone & Joseph Waters, electronics

diffusion

07/06/03 — Featured Visiting Artist — Australasian Computer Music Conference

                                               2003 (ACMC 2003), Western Australian Academy of Performing

Arts, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia, performed by

Lindsay Vickery, soprano saxophone & Joseph Waters, electronics

diffusion

07/06/03 — Featured Visiting Artist — Australasian Computer Music Conference

                                               2003 (ACMC 2003), Western Australian Academy of Performing

Arts, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia, performed by

Lindsay Vickery, soprano saxophone & Joseph Waters, electronics

05/31/03 — el Laboratorio Arte Alameda, CD promotion concert, organized by

                                               Quindecim Recordings,  Mexico City, Mexico, performed by

                                               Alejandro Escuer, bass flute & Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

07/06/01 — 3er Festival Internacional De Arte Sonoro Mexico City, Mexico City,

Mexico- recorded by Quindecim Recordings, for international CD distribution (funded by the Mexican government) commissioned by Alejandro Escuer, performed by Alejandro Escuer, bass flute & Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Flame Head  (duration 10:00)

2001

(Rev. 2005)

Mixed percussion (5 Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & interactive electronics)

 

Performances:

5/12/07 — Mini-Festival of American Music

Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden, performed by Joel Bluestone

5/18/07 — NWEAMO International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music (summer)

Zentrale Randlage, Berlin, Germany, performed by Swarmius

05/24/06 — Featured Concert: Waters_Bluestone_Duel

                                                            Conservatorio Superior de Musica, Valencia, Spain

09/21/05 — Visiones Sonores 2005: Festival Internacional De Música Y Nuevas

Tecnologías (NWEAMO—MEX)

Universidad Nacional Autónama de México, Mexico City, Mexico, performed by Joel Bluestone — Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & Joseph Waters — interactive electronics

07/23/05 — Warsaw Electronic Festival

2005 (WEF 2005), Palace of Science and Culture, Warsaw, Poland, performed by Joel Bluestone — Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & Joseph Waters — interactive electronics

03/23/05 — 1st Festival Patagónico de Música Electroacústica

Teatro San José, San Martin de los Andes, Argentina, performed by Joel Bluestone — Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & Joseph Waters — interactive electronics

03/20/05 — Perdidos En El Espacio

Sala Master, Radio Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile, performed by Joel Bluestone — Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & Joseph Waters — interactive electronics

03/18/05 — University of Chile

Isidora Zegers Auditorium, School of the Arts, Santiago, Chile, performed by Joel Bluestone — Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & Joseph Waters — interactive electronics

09/24/04 — Centro Cultural de Playas Rosarito

Playas de Rosarito, Mexico, performed by Joel Bluestone — Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & Joseph Waters — interactive electronics

04/10/03— Krachtstroom Performance Series, Theatre Kikker,

Utrecht, Netherlands, performed by Joel Bluestone — Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & Joseph Waters — interactive electronics

07/06/02 — Australasian Computer Music Conference, Victoria College for the Arts,

Melbourne, Australia, performed by Joel Bluestone — Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & Joseph Waters — interactive electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Kanashibari  (duration 11:35)

2002

(Rev. 2005)

cello & interactive electronics                                                          

           

Performances:

07/30/05 — 7th International Summer Meeting of Electro-Acoustic Music

 (ISMEAM) EAR Ensemble, Sarvar, Hungary, performed by Balas

 Kantor, cello & pre-recorded electronics

07/06/03 — Featured Visiting Artist — Australasian Computer Music Conference

                                   2003 (ACMC 2003), Western Australian Academy of Performing

           Arts, Edith Cowan University, Perth, Australia, performed by

           Melanie Robinson, cello & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

07/26/02 — 5th International Summer Meeting of Electro-Acoustic Music

 (ISMEAM) EAR Ensemble, Sarvar, Hungary, performed by Balas

 Kantor, cello & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

09/18/01 — International Computer Music Association Conference 2001(ICMC),

        Listening  Room Concerts (electronic version), Havanna, Cuba.

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Heart  (duration 10:25)

2002

(Rev. 2005)

Mixed percussion (Vibraphone, Crotales, Glockenspiel, Tubular Chimes, Tam Tam, 2 Timpani, Wind Chimes)  & interactive electronics                    

 

Performances:

            05/24/06 — Featured Concert: Waters_Bluestone_Duel

                                                            Conservatorio Superior de Musica, Valencia, Spain

07/23/05 — Warsaw Electronic Festival

2005 (WEF 2005), Palace of Science and Culture, Warsaw, Poland, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, live electronics

03/23/05 — 1st Festival Patagónico de Música Electroacústica

Teatro San José, San Martin de los Andes, Argentina, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics


03/18/05 — University of Chile

Isidora Zegers Auditorium, School of the Arts, Santiago, Chile, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

07/06/04 — Bomb the Space Festival

Happy, Wellington, New Zealand, performed by Joel Bluestone, Mixed percussion & Joseph Waters, Live Electronics

09/24/04 — Centro Cultural de Playas Rosarito

Playas de Rosarito, Mexico, performed by Joel Bluestone — Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & Joseph Waters — interactive electronics

04/10/03— Krachtstroom Performance Series, Theatre Kikker,

Utrecht, Netherlands, performed by Joel Bluestone, vibraphone &

Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Quiet Music Early Morning  (duration 11:00)

1998

violin, viola & cello

 

                        Performance:

                                    07/23/00 — Aricana, Ensemble Rosario Concert Series, Rosario, Argentina, 

performed by members of the ensemble

 

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Sarajevo Chamber Ensemble (ver.2)

 (duration 13:20)

1999

violin concerto — mixed chamber ensemble & interactive electronics

 

Performances:

07/25/99 Nasdasy Castle, 3rd International Summer Meeting of Electro-Acoustic

Music (ISMEAM) performed by EAR Ensemble, Sarvar, Hungary

05/05/99 — Hungarian Radio broadcast studio/concert hall, Music of Our Century

Festival (simultaneously broadcast nationally on Hungarian Radio),

performed by EAR Ensemble, Budapest, Hungary

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Drum Ride           (duration: 9 min.)

1992

rev. 1998

electronic version

 

Performance:

10/30/98 — Aula Magna Filosofia Auditorium, University of Cadiz, Cadiz, Spain

Festival Internacional De Musica De Cadiz

 

National Performances

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Suite Noir — The Passion of Perry Mason (duration: 30 minutes) 3 Mvts.

 1. Whispering Sands

 2. The Court of Last Resort

 3. Cerulean and Other Colors of the Sky

2009

16 piece Chamber Orchestra (Fl, Cl, Bn, Pno, Strings 22221) plus Solo Violin, Solo Alto Sax, Solo Percussion (Vibes, Timpani, Glock)

 

                        Performances:

11/07/09 — Temecula presents Golden Valley Music Society

2009/2010 Classical Music Series,

Old Town Community Theater, Temecula, CA, performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka-Vln.,  Todd Rewoldt-Alto Sax, Joel Bluestone-percussion & California Chamber Orchestra

                       

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Moonlight Beach Chaconne — (The Beach Boys, J.S. Bach and Stevie Wonder Take a Trip to Nigeria, Where They Encounter the Ghost Of Richard Wagner Impersonating a Shaman)

(duration: 11 min.)

2009

Solo Violin with Alto Saxophone, singers (SATB) and live electronics

 

                        Performances:

                                                12/0909 — A Soiree of Music & Dance

Don Powell Theater,  San Diego State University, performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Tim Poulin—live electronics, Kira Riches—soprano, Nina Deering—soprano

                                                10/14/09 — Music For Life Series

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Tim Poulin—live electronics, Kira Riches—soprano, Nina Deering—soprano

10/02/09 — NWEAMO Festival — San Diego

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Tim Poulin—live electronics, Kira Riches—soprano, Nina Deering—soprano

09/29/09 — Monsters of Rock

Second Wind Navajo, San Diego , CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Joe Waters—live electronics, Kira Riches—soprano, Nina Deering—soprano

05/31/09 — Felix Olschofka — DMA Recital — UCSD

Mandeville Recital Hall, University of California  San Diego, performed by Felix Olschofka—Vln., Tim Poulin—live electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Anonymous — (Funeral Dance)

(duration: 11 min.)

2008

Violin, Alto Saxophone, Vibraphone & live electronics

 

                        Performances:

                                                10/14/09 — Music For Life Series

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Joe Waters —live electronics, Joel Bluestone—vibraphone

10/02/09 — NWEAMO Festival — San Diego

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Joe Waters —live electronics, Joel Bluestone—vibraphone

03/14/09 — 12th Annual Theatre of the World Festival (2 performances)

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Cali’ Karsilama

(duration: 5 min.)

2008

Violin, Alto Saxophone, live electronics

 

Performances:

09/29/09 — Monsters of Rock

Second Wind Navajo, San Diego , CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Joe Waters—live electronics, Kira Riches—soprano, Nina Deering—soprano

09/29/09 — Halloween @ Joe’s Pub — NYC

Joe’s Pub, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY; performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

10/14/09 — Music For Life Series

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by

SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Joe Waters —live electronics, Joel Bluestone—vibraphone

09/29/09 — Monsters of Rock

Second Wind Navajo, San Diego , CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics


11/14/08 — Tentacle Series — The Loft, UCSD  (2 performances)

The Loft,  University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Orpheus Is A Steam Horse

(duration: 5 min.)

2008

Violin, Alto Saxophone, live electronics

 

Performances:

09/29/09 — Halloween @ Joe’s Pub — NYC

Joe’s Pub, Grenwich Village, New York City, NY; performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

10/14/09 — Music For Life Series

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by

SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—vibraphone

03/14/09 — 12th Annual Theatre of the World Festival (2 performances)

SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—Snare Drum

11/14/08 — Tentacle Series — The Loft, UCSD  (2 performances)

The Loft,  University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—Vibraphone

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Grand Larceny

(duration: 6 min.)

2008

Violin, Alto Saxophone, Snare Drum,  live electronics,

 

Performances:

10/14/09 — Music For Life Series

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by

SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Joe Waters —live electronics, Joel Bluestone—Snare Drum

09/29/09 — Monsters of Rock

Second Wind Navajo, San Diego , CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Joe Waters—live electronics

03/14/09 — 12th Annual Theatre of the World Festival (2 performances)

SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—Snare Drum

11/14/08 — Tentacle Series — The Loft, UCSD 

The Loft,  University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—Snare Drum

09/29/08 — Halloween @ Joe’s Pub — NYC

Joe’s Pub, Grenwich Village, New York City, NY; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—Snare Drum

02/02/08 — The Neurosciences Institute — Performing Arts Series

The Neurosciences Institute, La Jolla, CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—Snare Drum

10/27/07 — NWEAMO Festival @ Roulette, New York City

New West Electronic Arts and Music Org.— Roulette, SoHo, New York City; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—Snare Drum

10/06/07 — NWEAMO Festival @ SDSU

New West Electronic Arts and Music Org.— San Diego State University, San Diego, CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—Snare Drum

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Labyrinth of Leaves (Scanned at Flutter-Speed for Ultra-Violet Nectar Glow) (duration 12:30)

2006

Tenor saxophone & live electronics

 

Performances:

10/14/09 — Music For Life Series

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by

SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax, Joe Waters —live electronics

09/29/09 — Monsters of Rock

Second Wind Navajo, San Diego , CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

03/14/09 — 12th Annual Theatre of the World Festival (2 performances)

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

11/14/08 — Tentacle Series — The Loft, UCSD  (2 performances)

The Loft,  University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

09/29/08 — Halloween @ Joe’s Pub — NYC

Joe’s Pub, Greenwich Village, New York City, NY; performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

02/02/08 — The Neurosciences Institute — Performing Arts Series

The Neurosciences Institute, La Jolla, CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

11/02/07 — Network for New Music & Temple University Boyer School of Music

Temple University Boyer School of Music, Philadelphia, PA; performed by Felix Olschofka—Violin; Joe Waters —live electronics

10/31/07 — Yale University School of Music

Yale University School of Music, New Haven, CT

performed by Felix Olschofka—Violin; Joe Waters —live electronics

10/29/07 — Eastman School of Music

Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

performed by Felix Olschofka—Violin; Joe Waters —live electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Lucas, The Bringer of Light  (duration 18:50) — Large Orchestra Version

2009

Triple Concerts for Violin, Alto Saxophone, Vibraphone & live electronics

 

Performances:

10/16/09 — Fall Concert — SDSU Symphony Orchestra

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by performed by Swarmius & SDSU Symphony Orchestra

11/04/09 — Music For Life Series (2 performances at concert)

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by

SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln.; Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—vibraphone & SDSU Symphony Orchestra

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Lucas, The Bringer of Light  (duration 18:50) (original quartet version)

2007

Violin, Alto Saxophone, Vibraphone & live electronics

 

Performances:

03/14/09 — 12th Annual Theatre of the World Festival (2 performances)

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

11/14/08 — Tentacle Series — The Loft — UCSD  (2 performances)

The Loft,  University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

09/29/08 — Halloween @ Joe’s Pub — NYC

Joe’s Pub, Grenwich Village, New York City, NY; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Vln., Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics; Joel Bluestone—Snare Drum

02/02/08 — The Neurosciences Institute — Performing Arts Series

The Neurosciences Institute, La Jolla, CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Vivaldi Fireflies (duration 12:50)

2006

Violin & live electronics

 Performances:

02/02/08 — The Neurosciences Institute — Performing Arts Series

The Neurosciences Institute, La Jolla, CA; performed by Felix Olschofka—Violin; Joe Waters —live electronics

11/02/07 — Network for New Music & Temple University Boyer School of Music

Temple University Boyer School of Music, Philadelphia, PA; performed by Felix Olschofka—Violin; Joe Waters —live electronics

10/31/07 — Yale University School of Music

Yale University School of Music, New Haven, CT

performed by Felix Olschofka—Violin; Joe Waters —live electronics

10/29/07 — Eastman School of Music

Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

performed by Felix Olschofka—Violin; Joe Waters —live electronics

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Intelligent Designs  (duration 12:00)

2006

Violin, alto saxophone & live electronics

 

Performances:

11/14/08 — Tentacle Series — The Loft, UCSD  (2 performances)

The Loft,  University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA performed by SWARMIUS: Todd Rewoldt—Alto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

02/02/08 — The Neurosciences Institute — Performing Arts Series

The Neurosciences Institute, La Jolla, CA; performed by SWARMIUS: Felix Olschofka—Violin; Todd Rewoldt—Alsto Sax; Joe Waters —live electronics

11/02/07 — Network for New Music & Temple University Boyer School of Music

Temple University Boyer School of Music, Philadelphia, PA; performed by Felix Olschofka—Violin; Joe Waters —live electronics

10/31/07 — Yale University School of Music — Guest Artist Recital

Yale University School of Music, New Haven, CT

performed by Felix Olschofka—Vln; Joe Waters —live electronics

10/29/07 — Eastman School of Music — Guest Artist Recital

Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY

performed by Felix Olschofka—Vln; Joe Waters —live electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Ghosts of the Evening Tides (duration 11:00)

2004

Violin, Cello, Piano & live electronics

 Performances:

06/13/07 — Sound ON Festival

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Desert Island Pieces     (duration 35:00)

2003

rev. 2005

violin, cello, piano and interactive electronics

 

Performances:

                                                                                                                                                05/04/03 — Bakken Trio Annual Performance Series

The Southern Theater, Minneapolis, MN

                                                                                                commissioned by The Bakken Trio performed by The Bakken Trio  

04/11/03 — Guest Artist Series, School of Music, University of Wisconsin,

Madison, WI, performed by the Bakken Trio

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Elements (Earth, Air, Fire, Water)

(duration 45:00)

Inter-disciplinary, evening-length, four movement work (Modern Dance & Music)

 

2003

(Rev. 2005)

Mixed percussion (Marimba, Vibraphone, Crotales, Glockenspiel, Tubular Chimes, Tam Tam, 2 Timpani,Thunder Sheet, various hand percussion) plus interactive electronics

 

                        Performances:

                                    01/29/05 — Smith Recital Hall, School of Music & Dance, SDSU

                                    01/28/05 — Smith Recital Hall, School of Music & Dance, SDSU

                                                                                                                                                         05/22/04 — Dance Conduit, Portland, OR

                                                                                                                                                         05/21/04 — Dance Conduit, Portland, OR

                                                                                                                                                         05/20/04 — Dance Conduit, Portland, OR

                                                                                                                                                         05/15/04 — Dance Conduit, Portland, OR

                                                                                                                                                         05/14/04 — Dance Conduit, Portland, OR

                                                                                                                                                         05/13/04 — Dance Conduit, Portland, OR

                                                                                                                                                performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion & Joseph Waters, electronics,

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           choreographed by Tere Mathern &  performed by Tere Mathern Dance Company

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Earth (duration 11:20)

2004 rev.2005

Mixed percussion (Vibraphone, Crotales, Glockenspiel, Tubular Chimes, Tam Tam, 2 Timpani) plus live electronics

Performances:

                                    11/13/04 — Featured Composer: Society of Composers Region IV Conference,

  Department of Music, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Air (from Elements) (duration 12:00)

2003

(Rev. 2005)

Mixed percussion (Marimba, Vibraphone, Crotales, Glockenspiel, Tubular Chimes, Tam Tam, 2 Timpani) plus interactive electronics

 

                        Performances:

                                    11/13/04 — Featured Composer: Society of Composers Region IV Conference,

  Department of Music, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, South Carolina

                                    03/25/04 — SEAMUS 2004 (Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United

                      States), School of Music & Dance, SDSU

07/19/03 — Faculty Recital (Joel Bluestone), Department of Music,

Portland State University, Portland, OR

performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion & Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

07/19/03 — Conduit Summer Performance Festival ’03, Portland, OR

performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion & Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion,

choreographed by Tere Mathern & Tere Mathern Dance

                                    07/18/03 — Conduit Summer Performance Festival ’03, Portland, OR

performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion & Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

 

 


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Heart of Mephisto (ver. #1)

(ver. #2, aka Water, from Elements) (duration 10:20)

2002

(Rev. 2005)

Mixed percussion (Marimba, Vibraphone, Crotales, Glockenspiel, Tubular Chimes, Tam Tam, 2 Timpani) plus interactive electronics

 

                        Performances:

                                    07/19/03 — (Water— ver. #2) Conduit Summer Performance Festival ’03,

Portland, OR, performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion

& Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion,

choreographed by Tere Mathern & Tere Mathern Dance

                                    07/18/03 — (Water— ver. #2) Conduit Summer Performance Festival ’03,

Portland, OR, performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion

& Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion,

choreographed by Tere Mathern & Tere Mathern Dance

02/10-17/03 (Heart of Mephisto) Pulse Field — International Exhibition of Sound-

Art, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA,

Curated and programmed by Robert S.Thompson, Ph.D.,

electronics version

10/05/02 (Heart of Mephisto) NWEAMO IV — International Festival of Electro-

Acoustic Music, Portland, OR, performed by Joel Bluestone,

percussion & Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

                                    10/12/02 — (Heart of Mephisto) NWEAMO IV — International Festival of Electro-                                                                                                     Acoustic Music, San Diego, CA, performed by Joel Bluestone,

                                                                                               percussion & Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Flame Head (duration 10:00)

2001

(Rev. 2005)

5 Chinese opera gongs, vibraphone & interactive electronics

 

Performances:

10/14/09 — Music For Life Series

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by

SWARMIUS: Joel Bluestone—vibraphone; 

Joe Waters —live electronics;

13/21/09 — 24/7 — 24 Concerts in 24 Hours — Marking 7 Years of War

The Atrium of Weiden & Kennedy, Portland, OR, performed by

SWARMIUS: Joel Bluestone—vibraphone; 

02/16/05 — PAS 2005 (Percussive Arts Society — Northwest Chapter),

Portland, OR, performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion

& Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

                        11/02/04 — ICMC 2004 (International Computer Music Conference), Miami, FL,

                                                                                                performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion

& Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

                                    07/19/03 — Conduit Summer Performance Festival ’03, Portland, OR

                                                                                                performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion

& Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

                                    07/18/03 — Conduit Summer Performance Festival ’03, Portland, OR

                                                                                                performed by Joel Bluestone, percussion

& Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

                                    10/05/02       NWEAMO 4th Annual International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music

                                                                                                B Complex, Portland, OR

                                                                                                performed by Joel Bluestone, vibraphone

& Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

                                    10/12/02       NWEAMO 4th Annual International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

                                                                                                performed by Joel Bluestone, vibraphone

& Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

02/09/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            performed by Joel Bluestone, vibraphone

& Joseph Waters, electronics diffusio

02/08/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

                                                                                                performed by Joel Bluestone, vibraphone

& Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

11/14/01 — Percussive Arts Society International Convention, Nashville, TN

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            performed by Joel Bluestone, vibraphone

& Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

                                    11/09/01 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performance Series, Portland, OR,

                                                                                                performed by Joel Bluestone, vibraphone

& Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

10/05/01 — (premier) — Northwest Electro-Acoustic Music Organization

 3rdInternational Festival, Portland, OR

performed by Joel Bluestone, vibraphone

& Joseph Waters, electronics diffusion

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Dream in Aqua and Scarlet (duration 9:00)

2001

(Rev. 2005)

bass flute (alternatively soprano saxophone) & diffused electronics

 

                        Performances:

                                    04/05/02 — California State University, Los Angeles, Music Recital Hall

                                                                                                performed by Alejandro Escuer with electronics on tape

                                    04/03/03— University of California Santa Cruz, Music Center Recital Hall

                                                                                                performed by Alejandro Escuer with electronics on tape

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

BOB

(Experimental Live Film Score — film by Matt Smith)

Commissioned by Fear No Music Ensemble (duration 17:00)

2001

 

2 pianos, violin, ‘cello, percussion

 

                        Performances:

02/09/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

02/08/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

03/07/01 — (premier)  Fear No Music Ensemble Performance Series

Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, Portland, OR,

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Kanashibari      (duration 11:20)

2000

rev. 2005

 

cello & interactive electronics                                                         

 

                        Performances:

02/09/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by Phil

                                               Hansen, cello & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Kanashibari      (duration 11:20)

2000

rev. 2005

 

cello & interactive electronics                                                         

 

                        Performances:

02/08/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, performed by Phil

                                               Hansen, cello & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

11/17/00 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performance Series 

Eliott Chapel, Reed College, Portland, performed by Phil Hansen,

cello & Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

                                    03/11/01 — Doctoral Recital, Beall Auditorium, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

performed by Phil Hanson, cello &

Joseph Waters, interactive electronics.

                           05/30/01 — Echoes of Asia with Philip Hansen

Marylhurst College, Lake Oswego, OR

performed by Phil Hansen, cello &

Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

01/11/01 — Echoes of Asia with Philip Hansen

Ore. Episcopal School, Portland, OR

performed by Phil Hanson, cello &

Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

                                    06/13/01 — Echoes of Asia with Philip Hansen

The Old Church, Portland OR

performed by Phil Hansen, cello &

Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Kali Yuga   (duration 16:00)

(Experimental Live Film Score, animated film by JoAnna Priestly, commissioned by the Fear No Music Ensemble

2000

 

 

2 pianos, violin, ‘cello, percussion & diffused electronics,

 

Performances:

01/09/09 — Open Lens 2010 — An Evening With Joanna Priestley

                                                Eugene, OR — Festival Screening

02/09/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

02/08/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Kali Yuga               (duration 16:00)

(Experimental Live Film Score, animated film by JoAnna Priestly, commissioned by the Fear No Music Ensemble

2000

 

 

2 pianos, violin, ‘cello, percussion & diffused electronics,

 

Performances:

09/22/00 — Joanna Priestley Retrospective

Northwest Film Center, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR,

                                                                                                performed by Fear No Music Ensemble

04/11/00 — Doctoral Recital

Beall Auditorium, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR,

                                                                                                performed by Fear No Music Ensemble

03/10/00 — (premier)  Fear No Music Ensemble Performance Series

Kaul Auditorium, Reed College, Portland, OR,

                                                commissioned by Fear No Music Ensemble


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Garden of Kali          (duration 10:00)

2000

 

 

solo electronics on CD

 

03/21/02— 11th Annual Florida Electroacoustic Music Festival, Phillips Center for

the Performing Arts Black Box Theatre

                                    11/11/00—Future Music Oregon, University of Oregon Music Building

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Arabesque            (duration 2:40)

1977

rev. 1998

solo piano

 

Performances:

02/09/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

                                                performed by Susan Smith

02/08/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

                                                performed by Susan Smith

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Arabesque            (duration 2:40)

1977

rev. 1998

solo piano

 

Performances:

09/22/00 — Joanna Priestley Retrospective

Northwest Film Center, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR,

 (score for slide show)

03/15/00 — Susan Smith Professional Recital

Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College,            2000-2001 concert series, performed by Susan Smith

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Ocean Eyes                   (duration 10:00)

1999

oboe & piano (version 1)

           

Performance:

04/11/00 — Doctoral Recital

Beall Auditorium, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, Karen Wagner, oboe, Susan DeWitt Smith, piano


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Witches of the Unconscious — ver. 1

(commissioned by the Tongue n’ Groove Quartet) (11:00)

2000

lyric soprano, flute, ‘cello & piano

 

                        Performances:

                                    05/01/00 — Berbati’s Pan, Portland, OR, Tongue n’ Groove Quartet

04/11/00 — Doctoral Recital

(premier) — Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon,

Eugene, OR, performed by Tongue n’ Groove Quartet

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Wake the Dead (5:00)

1978

 

percussion quartet

 

                        Performances:

04/11/00 — Doctoral Recital

(premier) — Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon,

performed by University of Oregon Percussion Ensemble                 

03/04/00 — James Rogers Concert

Evans Auditorium, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR,

performed by Lewis & Clark Percussion Ensemble

02/28/00 — Explosion 2000 — Avant-garde Percussion Works

Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon,

Performed by The Oregon Percussion Ensemble

The Oregon Percussion Ensemble, one of the premier contemporary ensembles on the West Coast, specializes in the performance of modern classical percussion music. The ensemble has been broadcast worldwide by WGBH Boston, and in 1996 was nominated for the Laurel Leaf Award by the American Composers Alliance.

http://www.uoregon.edu/~uocomm/newsreleases/latest/feb100/P0215100_2.html

10/30/99 — Percussion Ensemble Benefit Concert

Athletic Center, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR, Pool Concert, Performed by Lewis & Clark Percussion Ensemble

04/18/99 — World Music Concert

                                                           Evans Auditorium, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR,

Performed by Lewis & Clark Percussion Ensemble

 


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Quiet Music Early Morning             (duration 11:00)

1998

string trio (violin, viola and cello)

 

                        Performances:

                                    04/05/09— Cecilia String Quartet: Farewell Concert

Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

Performed by Cecilia String Quartet

 

                                    05/05/99— Oregon Composers Forum

Beall Concert Hall, Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, OR,

Performed by Third Angle Ensemble

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Quiet Music Early Morning (duration 11:00)

1998

string trio(violin, viola and cello)

 

                        Performances:

01/30/99 — The Music of Joseph Waters

                                                            Performed by Karen White, Nancy Ives

Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

07/07/98 — (premier)Oregon Bach Festival: American Milestones I

Beall Concert Hall, Univ. of Oregon, Eugene, OR,

Performed by Third Angle Ensemble

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Sarajevo (version 1)      (duration 13:00)

1999

electric violin, electric string quintet, wind symphony & electronics

 

                        Performance:

                                    01/30/99 — The Music of Joseph Waters

Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR,

performed by Lewis & Clark Wind Symphony

with Andrew Ehrlich, violinist

04/17/99 — OPB radio broadcast of 1/30/99 Portland performance


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Sulphur-Crested Cockatoos (ver. 3) (duration 8:30)

1998

flute, English horn, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, piccolo trumpet

 

Performance:                                                                                                                                        

02/12/00  (premier)Region III Conference : Society of Composers, Inc.

Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Sulphur-Crested Cockatoos  (ver. 2) (duration 8:30)

1998

vocal quartet SATB w/wind sextet

           

                        Performances:

04/11/00 — Doctoral Recital

Beall Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene , OR

01/30/99 — (premier)Recital: Works of Joseph Waters

Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Sulphur-Crested Cockatoos (ver. 1) (duration 8:30)

1997

choir SATB

 

             

                        Performances:

                                    09/16/00 — (premier)The Esoterics: Annual Performance Series

Christ Episcopal Church, Tacoma, Washington

                                                                                                Performed by The Esoterics 

                                                                                                The Esoterics is a top-rated, professional, 40 person choir

headquartered in Seattle, WA.   Founded in 1993 by Eric Banks,

they are dedicated to performing exclusively contemporary

repertoire.   Performance is by invitation and selection is extremely

competitive.

http://www.theesoterics.org/concerts/2000/air.htm

                                   09/17/00— Trinity Episcopal Church, Everett, Washington

                                                                                                Performed by The Esoterics 

09/22/00 — Pilgrim Congregational Church, Seattle, Washington

                                                            Performed by The Esoterics

09/23/00 — Pilgrim Congregational Church, Seattle, Washington

                                                            Performed by The Esoterics

 


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Insect Garden            (duration 6:00)

1999

Balinese Gamelan

           

Performance:

05/03/99 — (premier)  Pacific Gamelan:  Annual Concert

Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR,

                                                                                                Performed by Pacific Gamelan Orchestra

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Counterpoint in F (duration 3:30)

1995

solo piano

 

                        Performance:

11/07/98 (premier) — Vanguard Series

                                                University of Oregon School of Music, Beall Concert Hall

Performed by Dave Viscoli, piano

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

When the Clouds so Boldly

Painted on the Sky . . .  (ver. 1) (duration 10:00)

1997

koto and interactive electronics

 

            Performances:

                                    01/31/99 — radio broadcast Oregon Public Broadcasting

10/12/97 — (premier)  Seventh Species Series tour (three city tour)

• Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

Agnes Flanagan Chapel

Performed by Liz Falconer, kotoist &

Joseph Waters, interactive electronics

10/24/97 — Seventh Species Series tour

• Old Church, Eugene, OR

10/25/97 — Seventh Species Series tour

• University of Western Oregon, Monmouth, OR


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

When the Clouds So Boldly                            Painted on the Sky . . . (ver. 2)            (duration 10:00)

1998

harp and interactive electronics

                       

                        Performances:

                        11/18/09 — Tasha Smith Masters’s Recital

Rhapsody Hall, San Diego State University, San Dioego, CA

Performed by Tasha Smith, harp

& Joseph Waters, interactive electronics.

                        03/11/01 — Doctoral Recital

Beal Auditorium, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Performed by Denise Fujitawa, harp

& Joseph Waters, interactive electronics.

03/09/00 — SEAMUS 2000 (Society of Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States)

                                               University of North Texas College of Music, Denton, Texas

SEAMUS is the largest and most prestigious conference on

Electro-Acoustic music in the United States.  Blind submission.

Performed by Ellen Ritscher, harp

& Joseph Waters, interactive electronics.

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Populist Manifesto (ver. 2)     

(text by L. Ferlinghetti)         (duration 18:00)

1999

mezzo soprano, accordion, saxophone, cello, percussion

                                                                                                                       

                        Performance:

                                    01/30/99 — The Music of Joseph Waters

Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

                                   

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Manifesto (ver.1)

(text by L. Ferlinghetti) commissioned by Relache (duration 18:00)

1984

mezzo-soprano, free bass accordion and saxophone

 

            Performance:

1984 — (premier)Relache Ensemble Annual Performance Series

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Commissioned by Relache Ensemble

                                                                                    Performed by Guy Klucevek, Marshal Taylor


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Drum Ride 2002(ver. 4) (duration 10:00)

2002

piano, violin, viola, cello, percussion and electronics

                                                                                   

                        Performances:

                                    10/04/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Annual Performance Series

The Old Church, Portland, OR,

Performed by Fear No Music Ensemble

                                    10/09/02 — Pendulum Series— New Music at Colorado University

University of Colorado at Boulder

                                                Performed by Fear No Music Ensemble

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Drum Ride 2000 (ver. 3)

commissioned by Fear No Music Ensemble ) (duration 10:00)

2000

pianos, violin, cello, percussion and electronics

                       

                        Performances:

02/09/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

02/08/02 — Fear No Music Ensemble Performs the Music of Joseph Waters

                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

                                    10/06/00 — Fear No Music Ensemble Annual Performance Series

The Old Church, Portland, OR,

Performed by Fear No Music Ensemble

                                    09/22/00 — Northwest Film Center, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR,

Performed by Fear No Music Ensemble

08/13/00 — (premier)Moonlight & Music Concert Series

Millennium Plaza, Lake Oswego, Oregon,

Performed by Fear No Music Ensemble

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Drum Ride (ver. 2) ) (duration 10:00)

1998

solo piano and electronics

 

                        Performances:

11/26/07 — Hyueeun Ham — Piano Works of Joseph Waters —

Chamber Works Series

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hyueeun Ham, piano

11/17/07 — Hyueeun Ham — Piano Works of Joseph Waters — Public Recital

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Rhapsody Hall, San Diego State University

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hyueeun Ham, piano

09/29/07 — Hyueeun Ham — Master’s Recital

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Smith Recital Hall, San Diego State University

09/15/00 — 2nd Annual Northwest Electro-Acoustic Music Festival

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Evans Auditorium, Lewis & Clark College

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Susan DeWitt Smith, piano

                                    02/16/99 — Vanguard Series  

Beall Concert Hall, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Susan DeWitt Smith, piano

01/30/99 — (premier)The Music of Joseph Waters

Agnes Flanagan Chapel, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, O

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Susan DeWitt Smith, piano

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Drum Ride (ver. 1)

commissioned by Network for New Music ) (duration 10:00)

1991

piano and 3 synthesizers

 

                       Performance:

02/01/91 — Network for New Music — New Music for Keyboard

Temple University Center City, Philadelphia, PA,

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

The 2nd Coming    

(electronic realization of work w/Gil Seeley, with James Cameron ) ) (duration 10:00)

1996

mixed chorus & electronics

 

Performances:

10/27/96 — Oregon Repertory Singers : Music for a Cathedral

                                                St. Mary’s Cathedral

10/26/96 (premier)Oregon Repertory Singers : Music for a Cathedral

                                                St.Philip Neri Catholic Church                     

 

                       

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Matrix           

commissioned by Ellen Foreman ) (duration 12:00)

1989

electronic work for dance

 

                        Performance:

                                    1989 — performed by South St. Dance Company

Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Chaparral

collaboration w/Alan Code ) (duration 20:00)

1988

electronic multi-media work

 

                        Performance:

1988 — Claremont College, Claremont, CA 05/04/88

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Euclid at the Seashore

collaborative work: Fractal Arts Project

(National Endowment for the Arts/Rockefeller Foundation — Interarts Grant) ) (duration 16:00)

1988

experimental film score

             

                        Performances:

1988 — Painted Bride Arts Center & International House, Philadelphia, PA

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Dolly & Nel

commissioned by Ellen Foreman    ) (duration 11:00)

1988

electronics for experimental dance

 

                        Performance:

                                    1988 — performed by South St. Dance Company

Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

The Old Italians Dying

text and narration by L. Ferlinghetti

(Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Grant) ) (duration 12:00)

1986

narrator & tape

 

Performances:

1986 — Network for New Music Annual Performance Series

Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Padparadschah        ) (duration 10:00)

1986

2 pianos, 8 hands

                       

                        Performances:

1986 — Network for New Music

Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia, PA

1986 — Minnesota Composers Forum 04/19/84

Macalester College, Minneapolis, MN

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Homage to Cezanne: Mont Ste-Victoire

(commissioned by sfz ensemble )

(Meet the Composer Grant) ) (duration 14:00)

1984

flute, clarinet, horn, violin, viola and cello

 

Performance:

Walker Arts Center, sfz ensemble,  Minneapolis, MN

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Padparadschah (ver. 1)

(National Endowment for the Arts — Interarts Grant) ) (duration 10:00)

1985

collaborative work for electronic music, sculpture, dance and video

 

Performance:

1985 — East Coast Inter-Arts Collective (July 19 & 20)

Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

 

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Breaking Through       

commissioned by Agape Dancers ) (duration 6:00)

1984

electronics for experimental dance

 

                        Performance:

                                    1984Agape Dancers

Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA


 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Rumanacion   

commissioned by Minneapolis Institute for the Arts Contemporary Music Project: ) (duration 10:30)

 

1979

flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, timpani, trombone

 

Performance:

                                    11/17/80 — Yale Composers Concert

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Sprague Memorial Hall, Yale University, New Haven, CT

01/11/79 — Minneapolis Institute of Arts Contemporary Music Project, Concert

 

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Apocalypse ) (duration 2:30)

1978

solo piano

 

Performance:

1978 —  Macalester College,  St.Paul, MN

 

Intallations

           

Title

Composition Date

Instrumentation

Crab Carrillon

collaboration with Roman De Salvo(sculptor)

Permanent installation: 488 tuned chimes spanning Interstate Highway I-94, San Diego, CA ) (duration 3:00)

 

2003

Public Art Work — Song Rail

 

                                    Music composition: Joseph Waters, Sculptural implementation: Roman De Salvo