Thomas J. Dempster :: Composer

West Columbia, SC USA


PERFORMANCES:

Updated somewhat frequently:

March 2018

Congaree Voices for four-hand piano and electronics,
CMS Pacific Southwest Conference, March 17, 2018 (TBD)
Las Vegas, NV

Metastable for flute and vibraphone,
CMS Pacific Southwest Conference, March 17, 2018 (TBD)
Las Vegas, NV

February 2018

Twine for guitar duo,
The Wired Goat, February 23, 2018 (TBD)
Columbia, SC

The Painter on Silk for voice and violin,
Claflin University, February 2, 2018
Orangeburg, SC

January 2018

Invertebrate Counterpoint for piano,
Claflin University, January 18, 2018
Orangeburg, SC

November 2017

Skitter for percussionist,
Terminus Ensemble Concert, November 12, 2017
Atlanta, GA

October 2017

ahalugisdi unole (to quiet the wind) for bassoon and electronics,
Claflin University, October 24, 2017
Orangeburg, SC

ahalugisdi unole (to quiet the wind) for bassoon and electronics,
University of Tennessee Contemporary Music Festival, October 19, 2017
Knoxville, TN

Twine for guitar duo,
October 15, 2017
Pittsburgh, PA

Invertebrate Counterpoint for solo piano,
Lamar University, October 10, 2017
Beaumont, TX

September 2017

Melt for four-channel playback,
Electronic Music Midwest, KCKS Community College, September 22, 2017 (TBD)
Kansas City, KS

June 2017

Glass Ghosts for bassoon and electronics,
International Double Reed Society 2017 Conference, Lawrence University, June 24, 2017 (*TBD)
Appleton, WI

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
New Music on the Bayou, June 1, 2017 (*TBD)
Monroe, LA

April 2017

Invertebrate Counterpoint for piano,
April 24, 2017
Baytown, TX

Invertebrate Counterpoint for piano,
April 22, 2017
Beaumont, TX

...To Correspond with Sparrows for flute and alto saxophone,
Fifth Annual University of Florida New Music Festival, April 6, 2017
Gainesville, FL

Congaree Voices for four-hand piano and electronics,
SCI National Conference, April 1, 2017
Kalamazoo, MI

Purgatory Branch (Winter) for flute and voice,
CMS Mid-Atlantic Chapter Conference, April 1, 2017
Towson, MD

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
CMS Mid-Atlantic Chapter Conference, April 1, 2017
Towson, MD

March 2017

Invertebrate Counterpoint for piano,
CMS Rocky Mountain Conference, March 24, 2017
Portales, NM

Congaree Voices for four-hand piano and electronics,
CMS Northeast Conference, March 18, 2017
Plattsburgh, NY

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
Claflin University, March 15, 2017
Orangeburg, SC

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
CMS Great Plains Conference, March 11, 2017
Lincoln, NE

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
University of Nebraska at Kearney New Music Festival, March 10, 2017
Kearney, NE

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
University of Memphis, March 2, 2017
Memphis, TN

February 2017

Among the Woodlands for four-hand piano and wind ensemble,
February 27, 2017
Beaumont, TX

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
Belmont University, February 27, 2017
Nashville, TN

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
Vanderbilt University, February 24, 2017
Nashville, TN

November 2016

Congaree Voices for four-hand piano and electronics,
Electroacoustic Barn Dance, November 10, 2016
Fredericksburg, VA

The Painter on Silk for mezzo-soprano and violin,
Columbia Museum of Art, November 4, 2016
Columbia, SC

October 2016

nocturnes in blue, green, and gold for flute, oboe, and clarinet,
Truman State University, October 8, 2016
Kirksville, MO

September 2016

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
PERUSAX, September 21, 2016
Huanuco, Peru

August 2016

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
Toronto International Electroacoustic Symposium, August 13, 2016
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

June 2016

bee dances for bassoon duo,
International Double Reed Society Conference, Columbus State University, June 28, 2016
Columbus, GA

The Painter on Silk for mezzo-soprano and violin,
Duo Cortona Recital, Cortona Sessions for New Music, June 28, 2016
Cortona, Italy

The Painter on Silk for mezzo-soprano and violin,
New Music on the Point, June 11, 2016
Leicester, VT

melt for four-channel surround audio,
NYCEMF, National Sawdust, June 5, 2016
New York, NY

nocturnes in blue, green, and gold for flute, oboe, and clarinet,
New Music on the Bayou Festival, June 3, 2016
Monroe, LA

seven selected snapshots of a lingering specter for violin and piano,
June 3, 2016
Indianapolis, IN

May 2016

seven selected snapshots of a lingering specter for violin and piano,
May 28, 2016
Indianapolis, IN

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
NACUSA National Conference, May 20, 2016
Knoxville, TN

April 2016

skitter for solo percussionist,
Terminus Miniatures / SoundNOW Festival, April 10, 2016
Atlanta, GA

March 2016

The Painter On Silk for mezzo-soprano and violin,
Contermporary Undercurrent of Song Project, March 19, 2016
Princeton, NJ

ahalugisdi unole (to quiet the wind) for bassoon and electronics,
CMS Rocky Mountain Conference, March 18, 2016
Greeley, CO

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial, March 11, 2016 (TBD)
Lubbock, TX

February 2016

invertebrate counterpoint for piano,
CMS Mid-Atlantic Conference, February 27, 2016
Rock Hill, SC

Purgatory Branch (winter) for mezzo-soprano and flute,
CMS Southern Conference, February 19, 2016
Birmingham, AL

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
CMS Southern Conference, February 18, 2016
Birmingham, AL

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
SEAMUS National Conference, February 11, 2016
Statesboro, GA

Between Scylla and the Deep Blue Sea for dulcian, viola da gamba, and organ,
members of Vintage Baroque, Spectrum Space, February 6, 2016
New York, NY

January 2016

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
Festival Saxafoneando, January 19, 2016
Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia

Congaree Voices for four-hand piano and electronics,
Claflin University, January 14, 2016
Orangeburg, SC

November 2015

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
SCI National Conference, University of Florida, Nov. 13, 2015
Gainesville, FL

ahalugisdi unole (to quiet the wind) for bassoon and electronics,
CMS National Conference, IUPUI, Nov. 5, 2015
Indianapolis, IN

October 2015

purgatory branch (winter) for mezzo-soprano and flute,
SCI Region I Conference, Oct. 24, 2015
Orono, ME

ahalugisdi unole (to quiet the wind) for bassoon and electronics,
Electroacoustic BarnDance, Oct. 3, 2015
Fredericksburg, VA

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronics,
STUDIO 300 Festival, Transylvania University, Oct. 1, 2015
Lexington, KY

melt for four-channel surround audio,
STUDIO 300 BYTE Gallery, Transylvania University, Oct. 1-2, 2015
Lexington, KY

August 2015

melt for four-channel surround audio,
ISSTA Convocation, University of Limerick, Aug. 12, 2015
Limerick, Ireland

July 2015

spin, sing, leap for violin, cello, and piano,
Cortona Sessions for New Music, July 11, 2015
Cortona, Italy

Bee Dances for bassoon duo,
Cortona Sessions for New Music, July 10, 2015
Cortona, Italy

June 2015

Congaree Voices for four-hand piano and electronics,
NYCEMF, Abrons Arts Center, June 25, 2015
New York, NY

April 2015

pentes:grammes and inflection points,
Guest Artist Concert, South Carolina State University, Apr. 16, 2015
Orangeburg, SC

pentes:grammes, inflection points, and other works,
Guest Artist Concert, Coastal Carolina University, Apr. 7, 2015
Conway, SC

March 2015

ahalugisdi unole (to quiet the wind) for bassoon and electronics,
Manchester University New Music Festival, Mar. 28, 2015
North Manchester, IN

synapse for solo bassoon
Guest Artist Recital, University of Georgia, Mar. 23, 2015
Athens, GA

ahalugisdi unole (to quiet the wind) for bassoon and electronics,
CMS Mid-Atlantic, High Point University, Mar. 20, 2015
High Point, NC

Congaree Voices for four-hand piano and electronic sounds, such delicate phantoms for four-hand piano,
and invertebrate counterpoint for solo piano,
Lamar University, Industrial Carillon Concert, Mar. 9, 2015
Beaumont, TX

February 2015

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronic sounds,
New York University New Music Ensemble Soloists, Feb. 22, 2015
New York, NY

such delicate phantoms for four-hand piano
CMS Southern, Mississippi University for Women, Feb. 21, 2015
Columbus, MS

synapse for solo bassoon
CMS Southern, Mississippi University for Women, Feb. 20, 2015
Columbus, MS

January 2015

Congaree voices for four-hand piano and electronic sounds, and such delicate phantoms for four-hand piano
Duo Korusa Concert, Orangeburg County Fine Arts Center, Jan. 8, 2015
Orangeburg, SC

November 2014

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronic sounds,
University of Mary Washington, Electroacoustic Barn Dance, Nov. 15, 2014
Fredericksburg, VA

synapse for solo bassoon,
Kansas State University, Nov. 13, 2014
Manhattan, KS

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronic sounds,
South Carolina State University, Nov. 12, 2014
Orangeburg, SC

Congaree Voices for four-hand piano and electronic sounds,
Anderson University, SCMTA Conference, Nov. 7, 2014
Anderson, SC

Ra, descending to Earth for solo trombone,
Gilbert-Chandler Community College, Nov. 6, 2014
Chandler, AZ

October 2014

the bunyip for alto saxophone and electronic sounds,
Truman State University, New Horizons Music Festival, Oct. 24, 2014
Kirksville, MO

such delicate phantoms for four-hand piano,
Coker College, Oct. 20, 2014
Hartsville, SC

such delicate phantoms for four-hand piano,
Rice Music House at Sandhills, Oct. 19, 2014
Columbia, SC

Ra, descending to Earth for solo trombone,
Glendale Community College, Oct. 8, 2014
Mesa, AZ

September 2014

ahalugisdi unole (to quiet the wind) for bassoon and electronics,
Root Signals Festival, Jacksonville University, Sep. 19, 2014
Jacksonville, FL

August 2014

pentes:grammes for solo piccolo,
San Francisco New Music Forum Festival of Contemporary Music, Aug. 30, 2014
San Francisco, CA

metastable for flute and vibraphone,
Parma New Music Festival, Aug. 14, 2014
Portsmouth, NH

contact clusters for four-channel fixed media,
Toronto International Electroacoustic Music Symposium, Aug. 13, 2014
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

April 2014

Faculty Recital, including ahalugisdi unole for bassoon and electronics, and other works
South Carolina State University, Apr. 15, 2014
Orangeburg, SC

contact clusters for four-channel fixed media, Inner sOUndscapes concert
University of Oklahoma School of Music, Apr. 13, 2014
Norman, OK

sendai for SSA choir, flute, chimes, and piano,
Cantus Femina concert, Western Michigan University, Apr. 5, 2014
Kalamazoo, MI

the bunyip for alto saxophone and digital media,
Oklahoma State University School of Music, Apr. 3, 2014
Stillwater, OK

March 2014

sendai for SSA choir, flute, chimes, and piano,
SCI Region V Conference, Western Michigan University, Mar. 29, 2014
Kalamazoo, MI

to correspond with sparrows for flute and alto saxophone,
NASA Biennial Conference, University of Illinois, Mar. 22, 2014
Urbana, IL

pentes:grammes for solo piccolo,
SCI Region VIII Conference, University of Puget Sound, Mar. 8, 2014
Tacoma, WA

BulldogBytes III "The Texan Connection," including ...the red hills of Georgia...
South Carolina State University, Mar. 4, 2014
Orangeburg, SC

February 2014

Electronic Works Concert, including ahalugisdi unole for bassoon and electronics,
UNC-Greensboro School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, Feb. 27, 2014
Greensboro, NC

Electronic Works Concert, including the premiere of ahalugisdi unole for bassoon and electronics,
University of Mary Washington, Feb. 26, 2014
Fredericksburg, VA

...the red hills of Georgia... for digital audio/video,
KCEMA Concert, Feb. 16, 2014
Kansas City, MO

to correspond with sparrows for flute and alto saxophone,
CMS Mid-Atlantic/Southern, Feb. 14, 2014
Knoxville, TN