String Quartet No. 2 (2020), for The Rhythm Method
Live performance by The Rhythm Method string quartet (Marina Kifferstein, Leah Asher, Meaghan Burke, and Wendy Richman), March 12th, 2020
Trombone quintet (2019)
Premiere live performance by The Rhythm Method string quartet and Will Lang, trombone; Bernd Klug, audio engineer
Areté Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, January 2019
The Rhythm Method is Marina Kifferstein and Leah Asher, violins; Wendy Richman, viola; Meaghan Burke, cello
An Alien with Extraordinary Abilities (2017) string quartet
Live performance by The Rhythm Method string quartet on the String Theories Festival at Roulette, Brooklyn.
"the master of such moments" (2016) was composed for "The Albertine Workout," a program designed by Charlotte Mundy of TAK ensemble based on the eponymous chapbook by Anne Carson, which explores the relationship of Albertine and the Narrator in Proust's masterwork, "In Search of Lost Time," from a feminist perspective. It was premiered on the Resonant Bodies Festival at Roulette, in New York City, on September 8, 2016.
Live premiere performance by TAK Ensemble's Charlotte Mundy (voice) and Marina Kifferstein (voice and violin).
My 2020 album "Open Improvisations" documents a series of live streamed improvised performances over the course of June through December 2021 for the "Open Improvisations: Online Edition" facebook group I co-founded with Alec Goldfarb and Carrie Frey. It is something like a series of snapshots of my mental space from the early days of the Covid 19 pandemic, and documents the development of my improvisational practice over that period.
"Izard" (2018) for two violins, was written for Leah Asher and Marina Kifferstein and was premiered on an International Contemporary Ensemble program in Omaha, NE in April, 2018.
Live performance recording in Darmstadt, Germany, July 2018
"Then was now" (2021) performed by Shi-An Costello
This piece was written as part of Shi-An's [alloy] project for prepared piano, and included in his 2021 album of the same name. The condensed work explores themes of recurrence, rumination, and recontextualisation.
Live improvisation (11/17/19) at Areté Gallery by Marina Kifferstein and Austin Wulliman, violins, and Weston Olencki, synths.