Recent Activities

2015

  • November 13 – Apparition; Moon Shadows. Daniel Karas (timpani) and Anthony Di Sanza (multiple percussion) with the University of Texas Wind Ensemble. Jerry F. Junkin, conductor. San Antonio, TX,
  • November 12 – Four Movements. Anamis Percussion Group in San Antonio, TX
  • October 9 – Abyss of Time (for film and orchestra); Stepping Stones. University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra; Donald Schleicher, conductor; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • June 18 – National Repertory Orchestra – Master Class
  • June 14 – Stepping Stones, marimba duo – world premiere.  Eriko Daimo & Pius Cheung. Kagoshima, Japan
  • March 28 & 29 – Colorado Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Blomster, Music Director; Dave Alcorn, Multiple-Percussion: Remembrance
  • March 27 – Chelsea High School Symphonic Band at Lincoln Center; Rob Knopper, Timpani: Apparition

2014

  • Composer-in-Residence: Colorado Chamber Orchestra
  • August 6 – Aspen Music Festival – Abyss of Time, Jonathan Haas, Director
  • May 22 – Madison Philharmonia, Scott Teeple, Music Director; Anthony Di Sanza percussion, Moon Shadows
  • May 11 – Boulder Philharmonic Orchestra, Michael Butterman; Brian Jones (Dallas Symphony Orchestra), timpani: Apparition.
  • May 4 & 5 – Colorado Chamber Orchestra, Thomas Blomster, Music Director; Bass-Baritone, David Barron: Electric SilenceSeven Textural Settings of Japanese Poetry; and Bayou Reflections
  • March 22 – Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra, Larry Rachleff, Music Director, The Shattered Mirror Suite

2013

  • December 9 – NYU Guest Composer Concert
  • August 13 – Seoul Arts Center
    Composer/Performer: APE – Coyote Dreams, Galaxy – Topsy-Turvy
  • August 9 – Yancheon Art Hall Seoul City
    Composer/Performer: Galaxy – Topsy-Turvy
  • August 6 & 7 – Akademie Percussion School
    13 Private Master Lessons
  • May 30 – Kunitachi College of Music
    Masterclass/Clinic/Composer/Performer: Abyss of Time – Film
  • May 28 – Toho Gakuen Collge of Music
    Masterclass/Composer/Performer: Abyss of Time – Film
  • May 19-22 – Dalien Conservatory of Music
    Masterclasses & Clinic
  • May 13-17 – Shenyang International Percussion Festival
    Abyss of Time – Film – World Premiere and Masterclasses
  • May 7-10 – Shanghai Conservatory of Music – Middle School
    Masterclasses/Master Lessons
  • April 26 – May 6 – Beijing Conservatory of Music – Middle School
    Masterclasses/ Master Lessons
  • April 15 – University of Northern Colorado
    Clinic

2012

  • November 9-10 – Mesa University Percussion Festival
    Guest Composer/Performer: Clinic/Masterclass/Performance
  • October 31 – Percussive Arts Society International Convention
    Mentoring Day – Lecture
  • October 22 – Texas Tech University
    Clinic and Coaching

Michael’s Recordings appear on: Advance, Opus One, Koch, Columbia/Denon, Columbia, CRI, Orion, SM/EQ and TRR, Gemini, GunMar, Non-Sequitor, Xebec of Japan, Einstein, Equilibrium and New World labels.

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