Chaz Underriner

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nocturne series: 8 selected for “follow my score”

Nocturne series: 8 has been chosen for Score Follower’s follow my score competition, resulting in a featured score-follower video on the incipitcify channel! 

 

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Kirsten Broberg Recording

I had a great time this summer recording (and playing on) the song cycle Dream Paths by Kirsten Broberg. Continue reading →

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Instructions for a Home Invasion

Instructions for a Home Invasion is an installation for text, video projections, speakers, and found objects created by Teresa Carmody, Madison Creech, Chaz Underriner and Terri Witek in 2018. The installation is a meditation on the space of the Booker House in response to poetic instructions—we bring objects, sound, and images from our own various houses into this temporarily shared unoccupied space, itself a portion of a much larger university-owned house. Continue reading →

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GreyWing Ensemble – nature forms I

I’m really pleased to share GreyWing Ensemble’s fantastic rendition of nocturne series: 4 on their latest release, nature forms II’m really happy with the recording that Lindsay Vickery put together—recording the piece in an interesting sonic environment outside of Perth, Australia is a context I never imagined while composing the piece, but that works wonderfully. The ensemble’s playing on this recording is also fantastic.  Continue reading →

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Shōrin-zu (Pine Trees)

For video, clarinet, and tape. Commissioned by clarinetist Germaine Sijstermans. 

Ex Mus Ensemble – Album no. 1

An album of structured improvisations featuring Colton Lytle, Jolene Masone, and Chaz Underriner.  Continue reading →

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nocturne series: 8

For violin, tenor sax, electric guitar, percussion, piano and field recording. Commissioned by Gaudeamus for ensemble Kluster 5. Premiered at Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2017. Continue reading →

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Landscape: Home

Landscape: Home is a multimedia reflection on the notion of ‘home’ for electric guitar, 2 video projections, and 6-channel audio.  Continue reading →

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Nieuw Noten reviews

Music blog Nieuwe Noten wrote reviews of the performances of both Nocturne Series: 8 and Landscape Series: 1. The text is in Dutch, but a translation (by Nico Couck) is available here: Continue reading →

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Calliope Duo Recording

I engineered and mixed a recording of Harvey Sollberger‘s Soli E Scherzi for flute and piano, performed by Calliope Duo—Elizabeth McNutt, flute and Shannon Wettstein, piano. We recorded in Voertman Hall at the University of North Texas in April, 2017. The release of the recording is forthcoming.

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