New Album out now on Carrier Records. Available in CD or digital format, here
Includes the first four pieces from the "Duos with Piano" series (Shiverer, This is This is This is, "the children of fire come looking for fire," and doxa).
Performances by Erin Lesser, Josh Modney, Ian Antonio, Alex Mincek, Eliot Gattegno, and Eric Wubbels. Engineered by Sam Pluta.
Both CD and download include PDF scores to all four works.
Guest Composer at the Wellesley Composers Conference
(chamber ensemble and electronic sound)
2017 MATA Festival commission for SCENATET (DK)
co-commissioned by Hong Kong New Music Ensemble
April 25, 2017
Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
Oct. 15, 2016: Narloch Piano Studio Chicago, IL Jim Fusik and Karl Larson play This is This is This is
Oct. 16, 2016: Constellation Chicago, IL Splinter Reeds premieres Auditory Scene Analysis II
Nov. 20, 2016: Spectrum New York, NY Nadav Lev and Giacomo Baldelli premiere Levitated Mass
Nov. 26, 2016: Huddersfield Festival Huddersfield, ENGLAND Richard Uttley plays Psychomechanochronometer
Dec. 13, 2016: St. Peter's, Chelsea New York, NY premiere of gretchen am spinnrade, with Mariel Roberts***
Jan. 13, 2017: Third Life Studios Boston, MA Zach Sheets and Wei-Han Wu play Shiverer
Jan. 26-28, 2017: Lawrence University Appleton, WI Wet Ink Ensemble Residency
Jan. 29th, 2017: Constellation Chicago, IL Wet Ink Ensemble plays doxa, plus Braxton, Mincek, Pluta, Soper
Feb. 8-10th, 2017: W. Michigan University Kalamazoo, MI Wet Ink Ensemble Residency
Mar. 13-18th, 2017: Harvard University Cambridge, MA Playing works by Harvard composers, with yarn|wire
Mar. 26th, 2017: Arraymusic Toronto, CANADA Patchwork plays Axamer Folio
Apr. 17th, 2017: Royce Gallery San Francisco, CA Splinter Reeds plays Auditory Scene Analysis II
Apr. 23rd, 2017: Libby Gardner Hall Salt Lake City, UT Viola Quartet presented by NOVA Chamber Music Series
Apr. 25th, 2017: The Kitchen (MATA) New York, NY SCENATET premieres a newly commissioned work for the MATA Festival
May 22nd, 2017: National Sawdust Brooklyn, NY Members of New York Philharmonic play katachi (NYPhil CONTACT series)
for trombone and prepared piano
Weston Olencki, trombone
Eric Wubbels, piano
live recording, first performance
being-time, Panel V
for string quartet and electronic sound
Bryan Jacobs and Eric Wubbels, electronics
Eric Wubbels (b.1980) is a composer, pianist, and Co-Director of the Wet Ink Ensemble.
His music has been performed throughout Europe, Asia, Australia, and the U.S., by groups such as
Wet Ink Ensemble, Mivos Quartet, yarn|wire, Kupka's Piano (AUS), Berlin PianoPercussion, Ensemble Linea (FR),
New York New Music, SCENATET (DK), Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, and Talea Ensemble, and featured on festivals
including Huddersfield Festival, Zurich Tage für Neue Musik, Chicago Symphony MusicNOW, and MATA Festival.
The recipient of a 2016 Charles Ives Fellowship from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Wubbels has been
awarded commissioning grants from Chamber Music America's Classical Commissioning Program, ISSUE Project Room,
MATA Festival, Barlow Endowment, Jerome Foundation, New Music USA, and Yvar Mikhashoff Trust, and residencies at
the MacDowell Colony (2011, 2016), Djerassi Resident Artists Program, and Civitella Ranieri Center.
As a performer, he has given U.S. and world premieres of works by major figures such as Peter Ablinger, Richard Barrett,
Beat Furrer, George Lewis, and Mathias Spahlinger, as well as vital young artists such as Rick Burkhardt, Francesco Filidei,
Erin Gee, Bryn Harrison, Clara Iannotta, Alex Mincek, Sam Pluta, Katharina Rosenberger, and Kate Soper.
He has recorded for Carrier Records, hatART, Spektral (Vienna), New World, Albany Records, and Quiet Design and has held
teaching positions at Amherst College and Oberlin Conservatory.