Chaz Underriner

Composition

Depth of Field

for orchestra
2 2 2 2 4 2 3 1 Timp, 2 Perc, Celeste, Harp Strings
duration ca. 9 minutes

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Guardians of the Harmonitrees

I had a ton of fun collaborating with artist Sky Macklay to compose a work to perform with her Harmonitrees installation at the Hand Art Center during her residency at Stetson University. I created the score in photoshop for musicians to play with the different harmonitrees:

I also interviewed Sky about her work and the installation for the Hand Art Center’s archives:

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Moving (2)

For violin, cello, piano and video. Performed by Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (MCME). Recorded at GROUND Solyanka, Moscow, Russia December 2020. Written for Tenth International Young Composer’s Academy, Tchaikovsky City.

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Landscape: Ghost (Home)

Landscape: Ghost (Home) is a recomposition of Landscape: Home for the Ghost Ensemble. This is another step in the ongoing interest I have to create a mimetic version of Haruki Murakami’s “over there” or “other world” in sound and image. I wrote a paper concerning this, “Mimesis, Murakami, and Multimedia Art: Parallel Worlds in Performance,” that was presented at the 40 Years of Murakami conference at Newcastle University, UK and published in Leonardo Music Journal.

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Yuki Shuffle

I had a lot of fun making a video jazz jam (featuring my dog, Yuki) after classes went online in spring 2020. I recorded using a webcam, a dynamic mic, and Logic Pro X and did all of the audio and video editing inside of Premiere Pro.

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Performance on L.O.O.M.

I enjoyed playing some pieces for guitar/electronics/video and talking about my work on the streaming series with James Talambas in May.

https://www.facebook.com/JTalambas/videos/10217324459131530/

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Persona 5 video game score

An example of combining multiple music pieces into RPG gameplay for my Scoring for Multimedia class at Stetson university.

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BBC Radio 3 feature

Nocturne series: 8 is included in the New Music Show on BBC3.

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Moving (1) for Wet Ink Ensemble

Moving (1) was commissioned by the Wet Ink Ensemble and was premiered on April 24, 2019 in the Second Stage Theatre at Stetson University. Moving (1) is the first in a series of works that are focused on the sensations … Continue reading »

Jazz tunes on social media

Lonely Walk: Vacant Lot A chorus of ‘A Night in Tunisia’:

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