Christopher Dietz, composer

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October 21, 2017 - Conducts Scatter for 12 percussionists at the BGSU New Music Festival.


September 9, 2017 - Maria Rostotsky performs Until the end, my dear at the Konserthuset Stockholm.


May 26, 2017 - Ogni Suono performs My Manifesto and Me at the Portland State University (Portland, OR).


May 24, 2017 - Ogni Suono performs My Manifesto and Me at the University of Oregon (Eugene, OR).


May 5, 2017 - Promoted to Associate Professor of composition at Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH).


April 21, 2017 - Scatter for 12 percussionists is performed at Murray State University (Murray, KY).


April 18, 2017 - Duo Scorpio performs Rival of Mars at National Sawdust (NYC).


April 7, 2017 - Scatter for 12 percussionists is performed at Murray State University (Murray, KY).


March 26, 2017 - La fleur du ciel is performed at the John Donald Robb Composers' Symposium at the University of New Mexico.


February 11, 2017 - Ogni Suono performs My Manifesto and Me at Columbus State University (Columbus, GA)


February 10, 2017 - Ogni Suono performs My Manifesto and Me at Georgia State University (Atlanta, GA).


February 8, 2017 - Ogni Suono performs My Manifesto and Me at University of Georgia (Athens, GA).


February 7, 2017 - Ogni Suono performs My Manifesto and Me at Western Carolina University (Cullowhee, NC).


February 5, 2017 - Ogni Suono performs My Manifesto and Me at St. John's of Ohio City (Cleveland).


October 30, 2016 - Ogni Suono performs My Manifesto and Me at University of Michigan - Flint .


October 29, 2016 - Ogni Suono performs My Manifesto and Me at Oakland University (Rochester, MI).


October 28, 2016 - Ogni Suono premieres My Manifesto and Me at Wayne State University (Detroit, MI).


October 20, 2016 - Eleven students in BGSU's Doctoral Program in Contemporary Music perform Winter Sunset at the BGSU New Music Festival.


July 2, 2016 - Duo Scorpio premieres Rival of Mars at the American Harp Society National Conference (Atlanta, GA).


June 13-18, 2016 - Andrew Pelletier premieres Recall for solo horn at the International Horn Symposium (Ithaca, NY).


June 1, 2016 - Cole Burger performs Daylight at SEGi University (Subang Jaya, Malaysia).


May 4, 2016 - Tim Weiss conducts the premiere of Contretemps with the Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble.


April 19, 2016 - Stephen Miahky , Kevin Schempf and Laura Melton premiere The Summer Triangle at Vanderbilt.


April 3, 2016 - Cole Burger performs Daylight at the Dallas Public Library's Saturday Concert Series.


March 23, 2016 - Caroline Eva Chin and Laura Melton premiere the Sonata for Violin and Piano (from 2004!) at BGSU.


March 23, 2016 - Cole Burger performs Daylight from Five Reflections on the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám at BGSU.


March 1, 2016 - Eleven students in BGSU's Doctoral Program in Contemporary Music premiere Winter Sunset at BGSU.


February 20, 2016 - Michiko Saiki performs Until the end, my dear at Kent State University on the Vanguard Series.


February 13, 2016 - Michiko Saiki performs Until the end, my dear at the University of Pittsburgh presented by Alia Musica.


January 26, 2016 - Michiko Saiki performs Until the end, my dear at the University of Louisville.


January 25, 2016 - Michiko Saiki performs Until the end, my dear at the University of Kentucky.


October 31, 2015 - Michiko Saiki performs Until the end, my dear at the Tavern of Fine Arts (St. Louis).


October 28, 2015 - Michiko Saiki performs Until the end, my dear at the University of Tulsa.


October 22, 2015 - Michiko Saiki performs Until the end, my dear at the BGSU New Music Festival.


May 1, 2015 - Tim Weiss conducts Rambleodeon with the Oberlin Sinfonietta.


March 30, 2015 - Decoda performs end-to-end on the Music at the Forefront series at BGSU.


March 23, 2015 - Andrew Pelletier performs Signal for horn and 2 percussionists at BGSU.


March 21, 2015 - Decoda premieres end-to-end at Spectrum (NYC).


March 1, 2015 - Barbara Day Turner leads the San Jose Chamber Orchestra in the premiere of from scratch.


February 11, 2015 - Andrew Pelletier performs Signal for horn and 2 percussionists on the BGSU Faculty Artist Series.


January 31, 2015 - Stefan Sanderling conducts Vento-Vetro-Vernice (4-tp. version) on the Toledo Symphony Gala.


January 30, 2015 - Thomas Rosenkranz performs Until the end, my dear at the 17th Biennial Festival of New Music at Florida State University.


November 9, 2014 - Conor Nelson and Thomas Rosenkranz perform Kinderspiel for flute and piano at The Music Settlement in Cleveland.


November 7, 2014 - Conducts Vento-Vetro-Vernice at the Toledo Museum of Art for the International Visual Literacy Conference.


November 1, 2014 - Conor Nelson and Thomas Rosenkranz perform Kinderspiel for flute and piano at SEMFA in Detroit.


October 18, 2014 - Fracas for brass and percussion is premiered at the BGSU New Music Festival.


October 16, 2014 - Conducts performance of To a Solitary Disciple at the BGSU New Music Festival.


October 1, 2014 - Kinderspiel for flute and piano appears on Conor Nelson's new album, Nataraja, on New Focus Recordings.


August 11, 2014 - Andrew Pelletier premieres Signal for horn and 2 percussionists at International Horn Symposium (London).


May 23, 2014 - Trio Kavak performs The Phases of the Moon at the DiMenna Center (NYC) with Random Access Music.


May 18, 2014 - Trio Kavak performs The Phases of the Moon at the Queens New Music Festival (Random Access Music call for scores).


April 21, 2014 - Blake Wilkins leads the premiere of Scatter for 12 percussionists at the Moores School of Music (U of Houston).


April 13, 2014 - Conor Nelson and Thomas Rosenkranz perform Kinderspiel for flute and piano at Constellation (Chicago).


March 22, 2014 - Thomas Rosenkranz performs Until the end, my dear for solo piano on the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference.


February 7, 2014 - Thomas Rosenkranz performs Until the end, my dear on the Ewell Concert Series at the College of William and Mary.


January 28, 2014 - Conor Nelson and Thomas Rosenkranz perform Kinderspiel for flute and piano at Penn State.


January 27, 2014 - Conor Nelson and Thomas Rosenkranz perform Kinderspiel for flute and piano at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.


January 22, 2014 - Conor Nelson and Thomas Rosenkranz perform Kinderspiel for flute and piano on the BGSU Faculty Artist Series.


January 13, 2014 - Recording session of Only a Breath for baritone and orchestra at BGSU, sung by Sean Cooper.


November 10, 2013 - University of Michigan/BGSU faculty and students perform Thicket for 5 bassoons at Adjective New Music.


October 17, 2013 - Conducts Nils Vigeland's Summer Harbor with Circle Dance with the BGSU New Music Ensemble at BGSU New Music Festival.


October 17, 2013 - University of Michigan/BGSU faculty and students perform Thicket for 5 bassoons at BGSU New Music Festival.


September 24, 2013 - Allusions is released on Navona Records. The album includes Quintet No.2 and La fleur du ciel as recorded by the New England String Quartet and clarinetist Georg Klaas.


July 9, 2013 - Thomas Rosenkranz performs Until the end, my dear for solo piano at the soundSCAPE Festival (Maccagno, Italy).


June 23, 2013 - David Rentz leads the Orange County Symphony in the premiere of Only a Breath for baritone and orchestra, sung by Sean Cooper.


April 28, 2013 - Marimbist Matthew Peters performs The Peters Variations at the Timucua Arts Foundation (Orlando, FL).


April 12, 2013 - The University of Michigan Symphony Band premieres Chrysanthemum in Hill Auditorium (Ann Arbor, MI).


April 3, 2013 - Thomas Rosenkranz premieres Until the end, my dear for solo piano at Le Poisson Rouge (NYC).


February 16, 2013 - La fleur du ciel is performed at the Society of Composers, Inc. National Conference (Columbus, OH).


February 14, 2013 - Conducts the BGSU New Music Ensemble's spring semester concert.


February 6, 2013 - Conor Nelson and Thomas Rosenkranz perform Kinderspiel for flute and piano on the BGSU Faculty Composers' Concert.


January 29, 2013 - Jacqueline Leclair premieres For Oboe on McGill University's Schulich Year of Contemporary Music 2012-2013 & Schulich Professional Concert Series.


November 21, 2012 - The New England String Quartet and and clarinetist Georg Klaas record Quintet No.2 and La fleur du ciel at Futura Productions for release by Parma Recordings.


October 21, 2012 - Conducts Le Chemin de Salut with soprano Jennifer Goltz at the University of Michigan Museum of Art.


October 19, 2012 - Conducts premiere of Daniel Godfrey's saxophone concerto, Four Dawns over Bard's Isle, at the BGSU New Music Festival with John Sampen and the BGSU New Music Ensemble.


October 18, 2012 - Conor Nelson, Matthew Daline and Julie Buzzelli perform The Phases of the Moon at the BGSU New Music Festival.


October 13, 2012 - The Toledo Symphony Brass performs Vento-Vetro-Vernice at the Toledo Museum of Art.


July 8, 2012 - Jacqueline Leclair previews For Oboe at the International Double Reed Society Convention.


May 8, 2012 - Dark in the Song performs Thicket for 5 bassoons in Morelia, Mexico:

Encuentro Internacional de Instrumentistas y Compositores Dedicado al Fagot y las Nuevas Tecnologías.


May 3, 2012 - The Toledo Symphony Brass premieres Vento-Vetro-Vernice to open the Wolfe Gallery of Contemporary Art

at the Toledo Museum of Art.


April 18, 2012 - The Beau Soir Ensemble premieres The Phases of the Moon at the Cosmos Club (Washington, DC).


April 12, 2012 - Conducts the BGSU New Music Ensemble's spring concert.


March 12, 2012 - Dark in the Song performs Thicket for 5 bassoons at Bowling Green State University.


March 6, 2012 - Color Field Ensemble performs To a Solitary Disciple at SUNY-Fredonia.


March 4, 2012 - Color Field Ensemble performs To a Solitary Disciple at the Eastman School of Music.


March 3, 2012 - Color Field Ensemble performs To a Solitary Disciple in Buffalo, NY (Unity Church).


February 15, 2012 - Color Field Ensemble premieres To a Solitary Disciple on the BGSU Faculty Composers' Concert.

February 15, 2012 - Conducts Swarm for brass choir on the BGSU Faculty Composers' Concert.

February 13, 2012 - Conor Nelson performs Kinderspiel for flute and piano at Eastern Kentucky University.

February 12, 2012 - Conor Nelson performs Kinderspiel for flute and piano at the University of Kentucky.

February 10, 2012 - Conor Nelson premieres Kinderspiel for flute and piano at the Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC.


October 15, 2011 - Conducts premiere of Swarm for brass choir at the BGSU New Music Festival.


October 14, 2011 - Conducts John Orfe's Oyster for 13 musicians at the BGSU New Music Festival.


September 16, 2011 - Recognized with an Honorable Mention in the American Modern Ensemble Composition Competition.


June 1-15, 2011 - Composer in Residence at the Sinquefield Reserve (Westphalia, MO).


June 4, 2011 - Dark in the Song premieres Thicket for 5 bassoons at the International Double Reed Society Convention.


May 16-21, 2011 - Producer for recording sessions of a Brave New Works album featuring the music of Andrew Mead and Robert Morris.


April 20, 2011 - Accepts tenure-track position in composition at Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH).


April 18, 2011 - Thicket is discussed on WFDD radio (Wake Forest University) by members of Dark in the Song.


March 3-5, 2011 - La fleur du ciel is performed at Denison University's Tutti Festival of New Music (Granville, OH).


February 23, 2011 - Conducts Le Chemin de Salut with the BGSU New Music Ensemble (Bowling Green, OH).


February 13-20 - Featured composer at No Extra Notes podcast.


January 27-29, 2011 - Gharra selected for 15th Biennial Festival of New Music at Florida State University.


January 21, 2011 - Special Award by the Yvar Mikhashoff Pianist/Composer Commissioning Project (pianist Thomas Rozenkranz, co-applicant)


January 19, 2011 - Finalist for the 2011 SoundScape Festival (Maccagno, Italy) composer-in-residence position.


January 11, 2011 - Le Chemin de Salut closes the Constructed Territories exhibit at Wright State University (Dayton, OH).


November 11-14, 2010 - SCI National Conf. (Columbia, SC) - Omri Shimron performs Five Reflections on the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.


September 20, 2010 - Texas Woman's University (Denton, TX) - Omri Shimron performs Five Reflections on the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.


September 13-15, 2010 - Pianist Omri Shimron leads a symposium at Elon University on words and music featuring the premiere of

Five Reflections on the Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám.


August 7, 2010 - Sainte-Mère Festival performs La fleur du ciel (Sainte-Mère, France).


July 18, 2010 - Alarm Will Sound premieres Rambleodeon at the Mizzou New Music Summer Festival.


July 11, 2010 - East Coast Contemporary Ensemble premieres La fleur du ciel at the Etchings Festival in Auvillar, France.


July 1, 2010 - Accepts one-year composition/theory position at Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH).