Stanford University: Guest Lecture

Monday, October 26, 2020 (11:30 AM)

Guest Lecture at Stanford University

Music 192a: Foundations of Sound-Recording Technology

Hosted by the Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA)

Stanford, CA

More info can be found here.

American Beethoven Society: Beethoven@250

Thursday-Saturday, September 10-12, 2020 (postponed)

Presentation at San José State University

Inspired By Beethoven: Beethoven @250 Convention

Hosted by the American Beethoven Society

San José, CA

More info can be found here.

UC Santa Barbara: Guest Lecture

Wednesday, April 1, 2020 (1:00 PM)

Guest Lecture at UC Santa Barbara

Language Lost: Music Creation and the Destruction of Meaning

Hosted by the College of Creative Studies

Santa Barbara, CA

Available Online Soon!

Composer OverTime Podcast: Nick Virzi

Thursday, December 4, 2019

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast

Episode XI: Interview with Nick Virzi

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Composer OverTime Podcast: Kevin Zhang

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast

Episode XI: Interview with Kevin Zhang

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Composer OverTime Podcast: Carolyn Chen

Wednesday, November 4, 2019

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast

Episode X: Interview with Carolyn Chen

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Composer OverTime Podcast: Brian Baumbusch

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast

Episode IX: Interview with Brian Baumbusch

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Composer OverTime Podcast: Stylianos Dimou

Friday, September 10, 2019

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast

Episode VIII: Interview with Sylianos Dimou

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Ninth International Conference on The Constructed Environment

Thursday, May 23, 2019 

Virtual Lightning Talk

Hosted by Centro Cultural Vila Flor (Av. Dom Afonso Henriques 701)

Guimarães, Portugal

Free Admission

Full video can be viewed here. 

Chilnualna: Numerology, Speech Orchestration, and Natural Sound

Tuesday, May 14, 2019 (5:00 PM)

DMA Final Project Presentation

CCRMA Stage (660 Lomita Dr.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

More info can be found here. 

Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show: Clara Iannotta

Friday, May 10-17, 2019 (2:00 PM)

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show

Episode VII: Radio Interview with Clara Iannotta

Broadcast by KZSU 90.1 FM

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Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show: Eoin Callery

Friday, April 19-26, 2019 (2:00 PM)

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show

Episode VI: Radio Interview with Eoin Callery

Broadcast by KZSU 90.1 FM

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Eleventh International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 (1:55 PM)

Hosted by the Catholic University of America

Pryzbyla Center (620 Michigan Ave., N.E.)

Washington, D.C.

Free Admission

More info can be found here. 

Chilnualna (Premiere)

Sunday, April 14, 2019 (2:30 PM)

Featuring Ensemble Dal Niente

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

Dinkelspiel Auditorium (471 Lagunita Dr.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

More info can be found here. 

Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show: Timothy McCormack

Friday, April 5-12, 2019 (2:00 PM)

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show

Episode V: Radio Interview with Timothy McCormack

Broadcast by KZSU 90.1 FM

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On Text and Perspective in Salvatore Sciarrino's Morte di Borromini

Friday, March 8, 2019 (4:30 PM)

CICIS Conference 2019: Italy's Centers and Peripheries

California Interdisciplinary Consortium of Italian Studies

Stanford Humanities Center (424 Santa Teresa St.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

More info can be found here. 

Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show: Jon Yu

Friday, March 8, 2019 (2:00 PM)

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show

Episode IV: Radio Interview with Jon Yu

Broadcast by KZSU 90.1 FM

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Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show: Andrew Watts

Friday, February 22, 2019 (2:00 PM)

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show

Episode III: Radio Interview with Andrew Watts

Broadcast by KZSU 90.1 FM

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Phoenix (Premiere)

Saturday, February 9, 2019 (7:30 PM)

Featuring the TAK Ensemble

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

Elliott Program Center (589 Governors Ave)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

More info can be found here. 

Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show: Joanna Bailie

Friday, February 8, 2019 (2:00 PM)

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show

Episode II: Radio Interview with Joanna Bailie

Broadcast by KZSU 90.1 FM

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Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show: Davor Branimir Vincze

Friday, January 25-February 1, 2019 (2:00 PM)

Virzi & Watts Present: Composer OverTime Podcast & Radio Show

Episode I: Radio Interview with Davor Branimir Vincze

Broadcast by KZSU 90.1 FM

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Four Scenes of Wing, Wave, and Weather (Premiere)

Thursday, October 18, 2018 (7:00 PM / 9:00 PM)

Feast your ears on immersive 3D sounds played on CCRMA's multichannel speaker system (56.8)!

Transitions 2018

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

CCRMA Stage (660 Lomita Dr.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

 

​More info can be found here.

Linguaglossa (Premiere)

Saturday, May 19, 2018 (7:30 PM)

Featuring the Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

CCRMA Stage (660 Lomita Dr.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

 

​More info can be found here.

Precarious Sounds / Sounding Sanctuary Conference

Thursday/Friday, February 16-17, 2018

Conference featuring papers, staged performances, street performances, sound/video installations on the subject o precarity in the modern world

Hosted by the NYU Department of Music

NYU, Silver Center

New York, New York

Free Admission

For more information, click here. 

Songs of Northern California (Premiere)

Saturday, January 27, 2018 (7:30 PM)

Featuring recent electroacoustic multichannel music from composers at CCRMA, deployed in a large speaker array

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

Bing Concert Hall, Main Stage (327 Lausen St.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

More info can be found here.

Songbird (Premiere)

Friday, January 19, 2018 (7:30 PM)

Featuring the JACK Quartet

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

CCRMA Stage (660 Lomita Dr.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

More info can be found here.

Dawn Chorus: Windy Hill (Premiere)

Thursday, October 26th, 2017 (7:30 PM)

Featuring performances by Nick Virzi, MoVE, Talisman, and Owen Dalby & Chris Costanza of the St. Lawrence String Quartet

Daniel Pearl World Music Days Concert

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

Memorial Church (450 Serra Mall)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

For more information, click here. 

UC Berkeley: Presentation

Friday, April 14th, 2017 (3:00 PM)

Presentation at UC Berkeley

Featuring the music of Nick Virzi and Andrew Watts

Hosted by the UC Berkeley Composition Department

CNMAT

Berkeley, CA

Open to the public

Six Silver Rings of (((Aquamarine))) (Premiere)

Saturday, April 8th, 2017 (7:30 PM)

Featuring the Distractfold Ensemble

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

Elliot Program Center (589 Governor's Ave)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

UC San Diego: Presentation

Tuesday, February 14th, 2017(6:00 PM)

Featuring the music of Nick Virzi and Andrew Watts

Hosted by the UCSD Composition Department

UC San Diego Music Center

San Diego, CA

Open to the public

Music for String Quartet (Performance)

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 (7:30 PM)

Featuring the Emanio Quartet

Hosted by the New Music for Strings Festival

Musikhuset Aarhus, Lille Sal

Aarhus, Denmark

Free Admission

The Sephiroth Tree (World Premiere)

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 (2:30 PM)

Featuring the Soma Quartet

Hosted by the SoundSCAPE Festival

Auditorium

Maccagno, Italy

Free Admission

Ten Paths to the Rising Moon (Premiere)

Saturday, May 28, 2016 (7:30 PM)

Featuring Liminar

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

CCRMA Stage (660 Lomita Dr.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

Aux Imagistes II: Wide Arc – Low in the Northern Sky (Premiere)

Sunday, April 3, 2016 (7:30 PM)

Featuring the JACK and Spektral String Quartets

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

Elliot Program Center (589 Governor's Ave)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

E la tua veste é bianca (Premiere)

Saturday, March 5, 2016 (time TBA)​

Featuring the Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

Elliot Program Center (589 Governor's Ave)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

Sette Illuminazioni (Performance)

Saturday, January 16, 2016 (time TBA)

Featuring Splinter Reeds

Hosted by the Center for New Music (55 Taylor St.)

San Francisco, CA

Free Admission

Sette Illuminazioni (Performance)

Friday, January 15, 2016 (7:30 PM)

Featuring Splinter Reeds

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

CCRMA Stage (660 Lomita Dr.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

The Garden of Eden (Premiere)

Saturday, May 9, 2015 (7:30 PM)

Featuring Tony Arnold and Max Murray

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

Cantor Arts Center (328 Lomita Dr.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

Rain Spell (Performance)

Friday, April 10, 2015 (9:30 PM)

Featuring The Edge Ensemble

Six Views from the Edge

The Hague, Netherlands

Tickets: €25 (€23 online)

For more info, click here.

Rain Spell (Performance)

Saturday, March 28, 2015 (8:00 PM)

Featuring The Edge Ensemble

Gaudeamus Sessies

Utrecht, Netherlands

Tickets: click here.

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Rain Spell (Performance)

Saturday, March 21, 2015 (8:15 PM)

Featuring the Edge Ensemble

Six Views from the Edge

The Hague, Netherlands

De Nieuwe Regentes Theater

Gravity (Performance)

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 (7:00 PM)

Featuring Séverine Ballon

Hosted by sfSoundSalonSeries

Center for New Music (55 Taylor St.)

San Francisco, CA

Free Admission

Gravity (Premiere)

Saturday, January 17, 2015 (7:30 PM)

Featuring Séverine Ballon

Hosted by the Stanford University Department of Music

CCRMA Stage (660 Lomita Dr.)

Stanford, CA

Free Admission

Rain Spell (Performance)

Saturday, November 22, 2014 (8:30 PM)

Featuring the Edge Ensemble

Ostadetheater

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Rain Spell (World Premiere)

Sunday, October 19, 2014 (4:00 PM)

Featuring the Edge Ensemble

Gaudeamus Sessies

Muziekhuis Utrecht

Utrecht, Netherlands

Tickets: www.muziekweek.nl

Admission: pay-what-you-want

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