Chaz Underriner

Chamber

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. 

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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Landscape Series: 1

Landscape Series: 1 is 72 minute concert work for multiple chamber ensembles, 3-screen video projection, and 8.1 surround sound audio. This piece is a finalist for the Gaudeamus Award 2017. Here is a preview video of the performance of LS1 at Gaudeamus Muziekweek. Continue reading →

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Landscape: Trombone Quartet

A Landscape series work for 4 trombones. The Trombone Quartet uses antiphonally shifting microtonal harmonics in order to evoke the sensation of driving through a vast, empty landscape, such as a Texas desert.  Continue reading →

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Landscape: Clarinet Trio

A Landscape series work for 3 clarinets in A. The Clarinet Trio is a microtonal exploration of acoustic beating patterns that sit around the critical band in order to evoke the sensation of driving through a vast, empty landscape, such as a Texas desert.  Continue reading →

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EWR 1502

Chaz Underriner reinterprets Anastassis Philippakopoulos
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Landscape: Graz

for video, field recording and koto.  Continue reading →

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nocturne series: 2

for guitar, field recording and video Continue reading →

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