Mike will present and diffuse electroacoustic works by South African composers on Saturday, Oct. 21 at the Fenway Center at Northeastern University. The concert includes works by Njabulo Phungula, Cara Stacy, Pierre-Henri Wicomb, Ulrich Suesse, Meryl van Noie, Miles Warrington, Dimitri Voudouris, Jürgen Braununger, Theo Herbst, and Neo Muyanga. The event is in collaboration with Prof. Dennis Miller […]
Recorded at the Fenway Center at Northeastern University, June 26, 2017. YouTube Video: https://youtu.be/tVndlqOfAws
Mike will be giving a lecture on composing mixed works at the Boston University Tanglewood Institute on June 29, 2017.
Boston Musica Viva will perform Peanootz at their Emerging Composers Concert. Friday, June 2, 2017, 8PM. The Boston Conservatory, Studio 401 (Hemenway Building).
On Thin Ice was performed and recorded by the duo Strange Interlude (Lily Press, harp; Simon Linn-Gerstein, cello) at Northeastern University’s Fenway Center in March, 2017. YouTube Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Laqd89wz0k8
Mike has been invited to give a concert and masterclass at the University of Florida’s Contemporary Music Festival in Gainesville on April 7. He will be performing his own works Hotbird and Sarteano l’estate, plus Fausto Romitelli’s Trash TV Trance. Website: http://arts.ufl.edu/in-the-loop/events/fifth-annual-florida-contemporary-music-festival/
Mike will be giving a concert of guitar music and masterclass on composing for the guitar at the Centro Mexicano para la Musica y las Artes Sonoras in Morelia, Mexico. Program: Mike Frengel, Hotbird, for electric guitar and 6-channel electronics Mike Frengel, Slinky, for steel-string acoustic guitar and electronics Fausto Romitelli, Trash TV Trance, for […]
Peanootz was recently recorded by Hub New Music with Matt Sharrock conducting. The recording session took place at the Fenway Center at Northeastern University in early December. This project was made possible by a Faculty Development Grant from the Provost’s Office and the College of Arts, Media, and Design at Northeastern University. Links to videos: […]
Mike’s new book, The Unorthodox Guitar: A Guide to Alternative Performance Practice, will be available through Oxford University Press on March 7, 2017.