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April 20, 2012! Playing the second movement of the Concerto for Chamber Orchestra with the USM Composer's Ensemble. Check it out on Youtube!


April 14-15, 2012! Back Cove Contemporary Music Festival! Including another performance of "Four Paul Celan Poems", and a composer round-table lead by Elliot Schwartz


April 13, 2012! "Four Paul Celan Poems" premiered at the Graduate Showcase by Luette Saul and Derek Herzer


December 3, 2011! "Two songs from Requiem" on poems by Anna Akhmatova (this version for tenor and chamber orchestra) premiered at the USM Composer's Concert


November 5, 2011! "The Whango Tree", a song for soprano and piano on nonsense verse premiered by Luette Saul at the University of Southern Maine, Gorham.


July 31, 2011! Speaking at the Aspen Composer's Conference. Presenting paper on Beethoven op. 111, "The Beethoven Aesthetic: How analysis betrays the philosophy"


April 13, 2011! USM School of Music composers Tim Burns, Don Pride, Paul Thomas, and Josh Newton featured on Maine's FreezingProcess.net podcast!



April 15-17, 2011 Loads of new music concerts in Southern Maine this weekend!  Click here for details, AND concerts Friday, Saturday and Sunday all streamed here from the site!  http://www.facebook.com/notes/josh-newton/if-there-is-spam-there-must-be-a-concert-or-three/10150169069272460


October 9th, 2010 Senior Recital, Corthell Hall USM  Premiers of 5 new works:
*   Seven Scenes, Interwoven, for Darkened Stage
*   Sonata for Oboe and Piano in G Minor
*   Song for Unaccompanied Clarinet
*   Sonata for Horn and Piano in Db
*   Concerto for Piano and Strings in G Minor, feat. Ian Scott

October 8th Watch for me in the The Portland Phoenix, hitting newsstands on October 8 

The Portland Phoenix website, when I get the direct URL it will be posted here!

April 19th Watch for me in The Portland Press Herald's Maine Sunday Telegram

Click here to see the Maine Sunday Telegram article by Bob Keyes

April 24th USM Composers Concert - Concert versions of movements from "How, then, Shall we live?", op.66

Click here for video credits from How, then, Shall we Live

April 28th "Fanfare" from American Pageant (op. 63) premier by Portland Sym. Orch.


Check back for frequent updates!