DEYOE CV (Jan 2015).pdf


DEYOE list of works.pdf


Notable Commissions, Awards, and Activities

2014 – Nominated for The Berlin Prize in composition

2013 – Artistic Director, co-creator wasteLAnd Concert Series, Los Angeles

2013 - Carnegie Hall Commission (Lullaby 4 for Gnarwhallaby (cl, tbn, vcl, pno))

2013 – Los Angeles Percussion Quartet Commission (Lullaby 5)

2012 - wild Up Commission (a new anxiety for 20 players)

2012 - Cadillac Moon Ensemble Commission (systemic for bass flute, violin, cello, percussion)

2011/2012 - La Jolla Symphony Tom Nee Commission (still getting rid of for soprano, mezzo-soprano, and

orchestra)

2011 - Nominated for the Julius F. Ježek Prize in Composition

2010 - Festival USINESONORE Commission (Switzerland) (wir aber sind schon anders for percussion

quartet)

2010 - Palimpsest Commission (for someone else that it seems you’ve always wanted for 18 players)

2009 - Finalist – Clefworks Composition Competition

2009 UCSD Music Department Outstanding TA Award

Conducting Scholarship: 44th Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darmstadt, Germany.

Intensive Conducting Studies with Lucas Vis

2008 BMI Student Composer Award



Selected Performances

20 November 2013: Lullaby 4 – Gnarwhallaby – Zankel Hall, Carnegie Hall, New York, NY

15 November 2013: Lullaby 5 – Los Angeles Percussion Quartet – PASIC – Indianapolis, IN

22 April 2013: Lullaby 3 for string quintet – Formalist Quartet and Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick -

REDCAT, Los Angeles

12 April 2013: Systemic for flute, violin, violoncello, percussion – Cadillac Moon Ensemble – DiMenna

Center – New York, NY.

12 January 2013: things written in the snow No. 2 “beneath a fresh layer for amplified bass flute – Roberta

Michel - Spectrum, New York, NY

12 May 2012: A new anxiety for 20 players – Wild Up – The Armory, Pasadena, CA

11/12 February 2012: still getting rid of for soprano, mezzo-soprano and orchestra – Stephanie Aston, Leslie Leytham; La Jolla Symphony, Steven Schick – UCSD

6 September 2011: Lullaby - Brian Archinal, percussion – Gaudeamus Music Week – Utrecht, The

Netherlands

13 April 2011: …for every day is another view of the tentative past – Formalist Quartet - UCSD

5 November 2010: Useless Ch. 1 (for speaking percussionist), Brian Archinal - Musik Akademie der Stadt

Basel – Hochschule für Musik - Basel, Switzerland

2 July 2010: 3 Dickinson Songs - Masumi Yoshikawa and Masami Aikou, voices; Reiko Manabe, alto flute;

Norio Satoh, guitar - Shibuya Koen-Dori Classics: Tokyo, Japan

12 June 2010: …for every day is another view of the tentative past – The Formalist Quartet – Villa Aurora,

Pacific Palisades, California

6 June 2010: …for every day is another view of the tentative past – The Formalist Quartet - Selid Stokkalaekur,

Iceland

4 June 2010: Images from a sleepless night – The Formalist Quartet - Reykjavik Iceland

28 April 2010: for someone else that it seems you’ve always wanted for 18 musicians – Palimpsest - UCSD

14 March 2010: wir aber sind schon anders - for Percussion Quartet – commissioned for Usinesonore Festival

– Bévilard - Malleray, Switzerland

12 February 2010: 3 Dickinson Songs – Susan Narucki, Stephanie Aston, John Fonville, and Pablo Gomez –

La Jolla, CA



Ensembles Conducted

wasteLAnd, La Jolla Symphony Orchestra, Red Fish Blue Fish, Ensemble Ascolta, The Darmstadt Preisträgerensemble, Noise, The University of Northern Colorado Symphony, Chamber, and Sinfonietta Orchestras, ad hoc ensembles in Colorado, California, and Germany



Discography

Composer:

Nicholas DEYOE – with throbbing eyes – portrait album - Populist Records PR001 - February 2012

Gnarwhallaby – exibit A – Populist Records PR006 – April 2014 (includes Fluff Nos. 1, 5, 7, 8, 11)

The Kenners – Intersections – Eliot Gattegno, saxophones and Eric Wubbels, piano/accordionSpektral Records SRL4-08039 – 2009 (includes POS BTR)

Los Angeles Percussion Quartet The Year Before Yesterday –Sono Luminus DSL-92180 (includes Lullaby 5)

wild Upfeather and stone – Populist Records PR 005 – April 2014 (includes a new anxiety)


Guitarist:

Chimney Liquor – Duo improvisation CD – Jeff Kaiser, trumpet; Nicholas Deyoe, electric guitar –

Eh? Records Eh?66 – October 2012

Byrnes/Deyoe Duo – 1Duo Improvisation CD – Nicholas Deyoe, electric guitars; Ted Byrnes,

drums/percussion – Khajila Records 047 – January 2014


Conductor:

Charlie Wilmoth - sixteen soundbytesNew Music from San Diego – Carrier Records 2009

Yvonne Wu - Stills; edges  – Sound Check Six  – UCSD Music Department Sampler –

Fall 2013


Producer:

Morton Feldmanfor John Cage – Andrew McIntosh, violin; Dante Boon, piano; Nick Tipp, engineer – to

be released by Wandelweiser Records

Andrew McIntoshSymmetry Etudes – Andrew McIntosh, violin; Brian Walsh and James Sullivan,

clarinets; Nick Tipp, engineer –Populist Records PR006



Publications

Spectral World Musics: Proceedings of the Istanbul Spectral Music Conference (review)

Notes, Volume 66, Number 3, March 2010, pp. 531-533 (Review)



Education

Ph.D. Composition. University of California, San Diego, June 2012, Primary Teacher: Roger Reynolds

M.A. Composition. University of California, San Diego, June 2008, Primary Teacher: Roger Reynolds

M.M. Orchestral Conducting. University of Northern Colorado, May 2006, Primary Teacher(s): Russell Guyver, conducting; Jonathan Leathwood, guitar; Jonathan Bellman, musicology

Exchange Program.  Carl von Ossietzky Universität; Oldenburg, Germany, Spring and Summer 2004, Primary

Teacher: Violeta Dinescu

B.M. Music Theory and Composition. University of Northern Colorado, December 2004, Primary Teacher(s): John McLaird, composition; Jonathan Leathwood, guitar



Teaching Experience

Art Institute of California, Inland Empire [July 2013 to Present]

Title: Professor of Audio

Courses Taught:

Fundamentals of Audio – Lecture/Lab – (have taught 2 sections per quarter for the last three quarters. 20 students, average)

Digital Audio 1: Introduction to the Interface – Lecture/Lab – (have taught 2 sections per quarter for the last three quarters. 15 students, average) [Intended for students in first four quarters of Audio Production degree programs]

Survey of the Audio Industry – Lecture [Intended for students in first quarter of Audio Production degree programs]

Audio Technology 2 – Lecture/Lab [Intended for first and second year students in Audio Production]


UC San Diego [2010 – 2012]

Title: Associate Instructor

Courses Taught:

Rock Guitar Heroes – UCSD – Spring Quarter 2012 (215 students)

Summer Session1  2012 (48 students)

[Intended for undergraduate students from all areas with no prerequisite musical knowledge]

Introduction to Composition – Winter Quarter 2010 (16 students) [Intended for undergraduate Music Majors intending to focus on composition]


UC San Diego Courses TA’d: Fall 2006 – Fall 2012 (Weekly discussion sections (25 – 40 students), grading, office hours, some lecturing): Music Fundamentals, The Symphony, Introduction to the Music of Africa, Music and Dance of Korea, Music of Asia and Oceania, Ragtime: Slavery to Stravinsky


University of Northern Colorado – Rocky Mountain Music Technology Workshop [Summer 2005/2006]

Title: Instructor

Course Taught:

Introduction to Sibelius Notation Software –Technology Workshop (10 - 20 students)

[Intended for Music Educators]


Guest Lectures

Musique concrète instrumentale and Lachenmann’s orchestration of the world between noise and pitch

[demonstration of Lachenmann techniques for strings, brass, and piano – analysis of zwei gefühle]

September 2, 2014 – Drake University, Des Moines Iowa

Presentation on my music and discussion of a musical life outside of the academy

September 2, 2014 – Drake University, Des Moines Iowa

Movement. Instrument. Body. Sound [discussion of current trends in contemporary music]

April 27, 2014 – Goethe Institute, Los Angeles – Monday Evening Concert Lecture Series

Presentation and Discussion of my recent music [still getting rid of; Lullaby; another anxiety]

February 19, 2014 – UC Santa Barbara Composer Forum

Presentation and Discussion of my recent music [still getting rid of; Lullaby; For Stephanie (on our wedding day)]

April 3, 2012 – UC San Diego Focus on Composition Seminar

"2nd Viennese School" [Serial Technique; Schoenberg - Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31; Berg - Violin Concerto; Webern - Symphony, Op. 21]

November 15, 2011 - UCSD MUSIC 9 "The Symphony" - taught by Robert Zelickman

"Music after Beethoven" [Schubert Unfinished Symphony; Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique; Shostakovich Symphony No. 1]

February 17, 2011 - UCSD MUSIC 9 "The Symphony" - taught by Steve Schick

Presentation and Discussion of my recent chamber music [forced through; feel you painful longing]

November 4, 2009 - Stanford University Composition Colloquium - Organized by Mark Appelbaum

Presentation and Discussion of my recent music [fifteen players; forced through; POS BTR]

April 24, 2009 – UCSD Focus on Composition Seminar

"Orchestra and the Voice" [Mahler Kindertotenlieder, Strauß vier letzte lieder, Boulez Pli selon Pli, Copland 8 Dickinson settings]

October 16, 2008 - UCSD MUSIC 9 "The Symphony" - taught by Steve Schick

"Music after Beethoven" [Schubert Unfinished Symphony; Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique]

October 14, 2008 - UCSD MUSIC 9 "The Symphony" - taught by Steve Schick



Other Experience

wasteLAnd concert series

Co–Creator, Artistic Director [September2013 – Present]

Responsibilities Included:

Fundraising, Programming, Publicity, Performance/Vendor Contractor, Live Recording, Rehearsal Coordination, Conductor, Guitarist


La Jolla Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

Assistant Conductor [September 2007 – Present]
Responsibilities Included:

Maintain an Intimate knowledge of every piece performed

Available/Reliable as emergency backup conductor

Lead full orchestra and sectional rehearsals when music director is traveling

Programming/Rehearsal consultation with music director


University of Northern Colorado

Assistant Manager: Music Technology Center [May 2005 – May 2006]

Responsibilities Included:

Schedule Freshman and Sophomore weekly testing

Manage Lab Monitors, Schedules, Payroll

Manager: University Orchestras [August 2005 – May 2006]

Responsibilities Included:

Maintain Orchestral Library

Expedite communication between music director and orchestra members

Schedule auditions, supplemental rehearsals, sectionals

Assistant Conductor: University Orchestras [August 2005 – May 2006]

(same duties as with La Jolla Symphony Orchestra)

Computer Lab Monitor: Music Technology Center [June 2002 – May 2005]

Responsibilities Included:

Learn all software used in lab and assist students with question/technical problems