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2013 (incomplete listing):

Geers' work Mille Regretz (fache amoureuse)was selected and performed at the 2013 Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States conference in St. Paul, Minnesota, April 19, 2013. Performed by the University of Minnesota Singers, Matthew Mehaffey, conductor.

2012 (incomplete listing):

Geers' work Mille Regretz (fache amoureuse)was performed at the Fall 2012 International Electroacoustic Music Festival, Brooklyn College, New York City, November 6, 2012. Performed by Choral Chameleon;Vince Peterson, conductor.

Geers' work Innana's Descent was selected and performed by Ms. Izumi Okubo of the Center Henri Pousseur at the 2012 ISCM World Music Daysfestival, October 30, 2012 in Leuven, Belgium.

Geers' work Polk Pond was selected for three of the 2012 60x60 concert programs: The 2012 Environmental Mix, Presenters' Mix, and New York Minutes Mix. Many performances 2012-2013 (inquire for details).

Geers performed Improvisation on Themes from Inanna with violinist Maja Cerar at the ImproTech Festival, Columbia University, May 19.

Geers performed at the 80th birthday concert for Pauline Oliveros at Brooklyn College on April 26.

Geers hosted the first Symposium on Electroacoustic Music Performance at Brooklyn College on April 21.

Geers' chamber quintet-plus-computer work Tremor Transducer was performed at the 2012 SEAMUS national conference, Appleton, Wisconsin, February 9.

2011:
Geers' work Innana's Descent has been selected for inclusion on the CD Music from SEAMUS 2011, to be released in spring 2012.

Geers' composition Quiet Town Will was selected for the 2011 60x60 International Mix, to be performed on concerts worldwide.


New York-based choir Choral Chameleon premiered a new work by Geers, Mille Regretz (fache amoureuse) on Sunday, May 22, 5pm, at the Fourth Universalist Society, 160 Central Park West at 76th Street, New York City, as part of their concert "The Choir...Electric!"

Geers' chamber quartet Tight Tie Size Try is available on Zeitgeist's new CD, Here and Now (Innova Recordings).

Geers' work Inanna's Descent was performed on January 22 at the 2011 Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) conference, in Miami, Florida.

Geers' composition Tight Tie Size Try was performed by the Zeitgeist new music ensemble on their Here and Now concerts, January 6 and 8 at Studio Z,
St. Paul, Minnesota.  Concert details here.


December, 2010:
Geers' work Inanna's Descent has been selected for performance at the 2011 Society of Electroacoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS) conference, in Miami, Florida.

October, 2010:
Geers' Obsessive Currents was performed by violinist Maja Cerar and Douglas Geers October 27th at Whitman Concert Hall as part of the fall 2010 International Festival of Electroacoustic Music, Brooklyn, New York.

Geers's Obsessive Currents was performed by violinist Maja Cerar and Douglas Geers on October 20th in the Woody Tanger Auditorium, Brooklyn College, NYC, as part of International Open Access Week.
 

June, 2010:
Geers' compositions Sweep and Enki's Table were performed at the 2010 International Computer Music Conference, June 4 and June 2-6, New York City.  

April, 2010:
Geer's composition Short Suite was performed at SEAMUS in St. Cloud, Minnesota on April 10.

Geers' composition Enki's Table was performed at the Istanbul Technical University, Turkey, on April 14.

Geers' composition Enki's Table was performed at the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art April 27.

March, 2010:
Geers' composition Inanna's Descent (a concert excerpt from Inanna) was performed at the upcoming New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, March 27 at the CUNY Graduate Center, Manhattan.

February, 2010:
Inanna - Euphrates Survival Song (solo), a 100-minute "concert play" was  performed by Beren Tuna on February 3 at the Vorstadttheater, Basel (Switzerland), as part of the Orient meets Okzident 
Festival.

November, 2009:
Geers has been appointed to the faculty of the City University of New York's Graduate Center, the Manhattan-based doctoral degree-granting division of CUNY.

September, 2009:
In September, 2009, Geers joined the faculty of the City University of New York, Brooklyn College Conservatory.  There he is an Associate Professor of Music Composition and Director of the Center for Computer Music.

Geers' new 100-minute multimedia theater piece, Inanna, was premiered in Zürich, Switzerland on September 5 at the Rigiblick Theater, with additional performances on September 13, 17, and 18.  See link above for further information.

August, 2009:
Geers' work Tremor Transducer was performed at the 2009 International Computer Music Conference in Montreal, Canada, August 17.
April, 2009:
Geers' piece Sweep, written for violin, percussion, and Wiimote ensemble, was performed on the evening of April 4 at the NYC Electroacoustic Music Festival, New York City.  Video of the April, 2008 premiere of Sweep is available HERE.

March, 2009:
Geers won a finalist award in the Bush Foundation fellowship competition.
More information about this award is available HERE.

February, 2009:
Geers' Sweep was performed at the Cedar Cultural Center, Minneapolis, on February 20 by violinist Maja Cerar, percussionist Fernando Meza, and Doug Geers leading a Wiimote ensemble of James Holdman, Dan Hedegard, Mathew Ahn, Paul Fraser, Kyle Grindberg, and Ryan Murphy.  Performed as part of the 2009 Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Arts.
 

January, 20
09:
Geers' chamber work Tremor Transducer was chosen for performance at the 2009 SEAMUS conference, April 16, Ft. Wayne, Indiana.

September, 2008:
Geers' opera, Calling, premiered and ran in a series of fifteen performances September
12-28 at the La Mama ETC. in New York City.  
For more information including press and reviews, please see the Calling Website.

Roland Burks, Nique Haggerty, Madison Pappas, Gretchen Garvin, Daria Parada, James Rollins Calling ensemble Madison Pappas and Nicole Tori

June 2008:
Geers' mini-work "Tight Size Tie Try" was premiered by the new music ensemble Zeitgeist at their
30th anniversary concert event Charging Forward: 30 Years of Groundbreaking Music, June 20, 21,
and 22, St. Paul, Minnesota.

Geers' work "The Lesser of Two Evils" was premiered June 26 at a benefit event in New York City to support the fall 2008 production of his opera, Calling.


May 2008:
Sweep, a concerto for violin and laptop orchestra with percussion, was performed by the Princeton University Laptop Orchestra, PLOrk, with violinist Maja Cerar and percussionist Cameron Britt at Princeton University's Taplin Auditorum, May 17.

Geers' Tremor Transducer was performed by the University of Minnesota Contemporary Music Ensemble on May 11, Lloyd Ultan Recital Hall, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis.

April 2008:
Geers Plork performanceSweep, a concerto for violin and laptop orchestra with percussion, was premiered by the Princeton University Laptop Orchestra, PLOrk, with violinist Maja Cerar and percussionist Cameron Britt on the opening concert of the 2008 Sonic Divergence Festival in Evanstan, Illinois.    Video of this performance is available HERE.




March 2008:
New excerpts from Geers' in-progress opera, Calling, were premiered Monday, March 10 as part of Serial Underground. The premiere of the full-length opera is scheduled for September 12, 2008 at LaMama ETC. in New York City.




February 2008:
Excerpts from Geers' in-progress opera, Calling, were performed Wednesday, Feburary 28 at Ted Mann Concert Hall in Minneapolis, Minnesota. This performance was directed by David Walsh, and performers included members of the new music ensemble Zeitgeist.  The premiere of the full-length opera is scheduled for September 12, 2008 at LaMama Etc. in New York City.

Calling NYC March 10 2007Calling MN 2008Morris Johnson
Calling at Spark Festival, Minneapolis, February 27 2008.


November 2007:
New excerpts from Geers' in-progress opera, Calling, were premiered Monday, November 12 as part of Serial Underground. The premiere of the full-length opera is scheduled for September 12, 2008 at LaMama Etc. in New York City.

October 2007:
Geers was awarded a 2007 Jerome Composers Commissioning Program commission grant for his in-progress opera, Calling.

The Verge Ensemble performed Geers'
Enkidu October 4th at John Zorn's The Stone in New York City and again October 28 at Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C.

August 2007:
Geers' electroacoustic work Mere Seer Jog was performed at the International Computer Music Conference 2007, in Copenhagen, Denmark, August 31.

June 2007:
Excerpts from the in-progress opera
Calling by Geers and writer Wickham Boyle were premiered on the evening of June 11 as part of the Serial Underground performances presented by ComposersCollaborative at the Cornelia Street Cafe in New York City.

New York Times critic Steve Smith reviewed Geers' June 11, 2007 premiere, writing, "...soprano Erin Heisel offered a plainspoken lament that was sometimes echoed or harmonized by Lesley Watson, a mezzo-soprano. Mr. Geers, using a notebook computer, fashioned an accompaniment of street sounds, glitchy bursts and mechanical rhythms; Summer Boggess, a cellist, played keening whistles and scrabbling outbursts. Despite the clangor, the tone was generally contemplative."

May 2007:
Geers was awarded a 2007 McKnight Composer Fellowship. Funded by the Minnesota-based McKnight Foundation, these fellowships are intended to reward artistic excellence and to support composers who have reached a critical point in their career development. Composers are sought whose work shows consistent quality, extraordinary accomplishment, and outstanding potential in any musical genre.


March 2007:
Geers' work
Ripples was performed on March 10 at the 2007 SEAMUS conference in Ames, Iowa.

February 2007:
Geers' work
Shadow was performed by Maja Cerar, violin, and the composer on February 22 at the Southern Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota as part of the 2007 Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Arts.

November 2006:
Geers'
Syndrome Gear was performed at the International Computer Music Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana, Nov. 6-11.

October 2006:  
Geers' concerto for violin and orchestra (with multimedia components), 
Laugh Perfumes, was premiered on October 26 by violinist Maja Cerar and the Radio-Television Orchestra of Slovenia, under the baton of conductor Evan Christ.
January, 2005: Geers' one-minute work Unspoken is part of the new CD 60x60 released on Capstone Recordings, Inc. This CD is part of the ongoing 60x60 project of new music organization Vox Novus.

November, 2004: Geers' work Atomic Tango, with video by Christine Sciulli, was performed on November 10 in Levenson Hall at Brookyn College, New York as part of the 12th Annual International Festival of Electro-Acoustic Music.

Geer's short piece Polk Pond was performed as part of the Vox Novus 60x60 concert series on November 7th in New York City and November 9th in Birmingham, Alabama.

Doug Geers and Butch Rovan performed a set of improvised music for laptop (Geers) and bass clarinet (Rovan) on November 5 as part of the Off ICMC 2004.

October, 2004: Live recordings of Geers' electroacoustic improvisation group S0nreel--composed of Liubo Borissov, Maja Cerar, and Douglas Geers--now available at www.sonreel.com. This group is embarking on a series of performances along the East coast of the USA and is available for concerts and festival performances. Please email 'info' at sonreel.com for booking information.

September, 2004:

[Defiant cover image] Defiant, the second album by the Electric Music Collective, has been released. Please see www.emcollective.org for more information about the group, and Amazon.com to purchase it and the EMC's first album, Incandescance, at a surprisingly inexpensive price. Also mark your calendar for the EMC's New York debut concert, scheduled for April 9, 2005 as part of the 2005 American Festival of Microtonal Music.

Mr. Geers brief work Polk Pond has been accepted for the 2004-05 Vox Novus 60x60 project, and will be included in several performances across the USA this season, including a premiere on November 7 at Under St. Mark's, New York City.

July, 2004: Mr. Geers work Twisted Pair has been accepted for performance at the Third Practice Festival, happening October 1-2 in Richmond, Virginia.

Mr. Geers will deliver a talk entitled "Intuition vs. Algorithm" at the Electronic Music Midwest Festival this September in Chicago, Illinois.

Mr. Geers co-taught "Listening", an introduction to design of sonic environments, as part of Design Camp 2004 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

June, 2004: Mr. Geers' work Turnstile, for violin and computer-generated sounds, was performed by Monica Bauchwitz of Ensemble Pi as part of the American Composers Alliance Festival 2004 at the Flea Theater in New York City at 3pm on Sunday, June 20.

Maja Cerar and Douglas Geers performed Enkidu for violin and computer at the Chelsea Art Museum in New York City on the evening of June 3 as part of the exhibit Convergence: The Collision of Physical and Virtual Space in Digital Art. As part of the same program, they also performed an extended improvisation for violin, computer music, computer-generated video, amplified household objects, and processed turntable, along with artists Liubo Borissov, James Allen, and Brian Maniere.

May, 2004: Douglas Geers' work Enkidu for violin and computer was performed by Maja Cerar (violin) and Douglas Geers (computer) at Artnology in Roosevelt, New Jersey.


April, 2004:
Geers, Castro, and sheep
How I Learned to Draw a Sheep a new 60 minute electroacoustic music theater piece by Doug Geers and poet Guillermo Castro was performed on April 28 and 29 at the Cornelia Street Cafe in New York City. Please see the Composers Collaborative website for more information on the piece.


Mr. Geers' works Turnstile, Hole in Pocket, and Ripples were performed at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music on April 17.

March, 2004: Mr. Geers' work Twisted Pair was performed at the SEAMUS electroacoustic music festival in San Diego, California on March 26.

February, 2004:

Spark 2004 logoOn the weekend of February 19-22, Mr. Geers produced the second annual Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Art at the newly opened Arts Quarter on the campus of the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. The festival featured a mix of the latest in electronic and electroacoustic music, video, powered installation art, theater/dance, and other interdisciplinary events. The forty guest artists and composers included: Brad Garton, The Electric Music Collective (Chris Bailey, Marcus Alessi Bittencourt, Fernando Gomez Evelson, Timothy Polashek, and Douglas Geers), David Birchfield, Phillip Blackburn, Greg Davis, Jim Harley, Mara Helmuth, David Means, Scott Miller, Terry Pender, Maragaret Schedel, Matthew Suttor, Gregory Taylor, and Jon Whitney.

January, 2004: The NODUS ensemble of Miami, Florida performed Mr. Geers' work Enkidu for violin and live electroacoustic music, featuring Saul Bitran, violin. Mr. Geers also lectured on his work at Florida International University while in Miami for this performance.

Mr. Geers' work Twisted Pair has been chosen for performance at the 2004 SEAMUS electroacoustic music festival on March 26 in San Diego, California.

December, 2003: Mr. Geers' piece Enkidu was performed by violinist Maja Cerar at the ThreeTwo festival, presented at the Merce Cunningham Dance Space in New York City, December 12.

November, 2003: Five of Mr. Geers' multimedia works (Ripples, Soft and Sky Melting, Hole in Pocket, Demons, and Atomic Tango) were performed at the New Music/New Media festival in Moorehead, Minnesota.

Mr. Geers' work Ripples was performed at the Livewire concert series in Minneapolis, Minnesota on November 7.

October, 2003: Enkidu, for violin and live electroacoustic music, was performed by violinist Maja Cerar, Mr. Geers, and members of the Experimental Studio of the Heinrich Strobel Stiftung at the ISCM World Music Days festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia on October 1.

Enkidu, for violin and live electroacoustic music, was performed by violinist Maja Cerar, Mr. Geers, at the International Computer Music Conference in Singapore on October 4.

Turnstile, for violin and computer-generated sounds, was performed by violinist Pei Ju Wang at the College Music Society annual conference on October 4th in Miami, Florida.

Soft and Sky Melting, for electoacoustic music and video, was performed at the Electronic Music Midwest conference in Kansas City, Missouri on October 30.

August, 2003: During the first week of August, Mr. Geers worked in residence at the Experimental studio of the Heinrich Strobel Stiftung, SWR, in Freiburg, Germany. The purpose of this residency was to prepare for the performance of his work Enkidu at the World Music Days festival in Ljubljana, Slovenia on October 1.


July, 2003: [CD image]Incandescence, The debut CD of the Electric Music Collective (Christopher D. Bailey, Marcus Alessi Bittencourt, Fernando Gomez Evelson, Douglas Geers, and Timothy Polashek) has just been released. This CD includes two pieces by Douglas Geers.



June, 2003: Enkidu, a work for violin and computer, has been chosen for performance at the International Computer Music Conference 2003 in Singapore, September 29-October 4.

Twisted Pair, a work for fixed media playback, has been accepted for performance at the Electric Rainbow Coalition festival at Dartmouth College, New Hampshire, USA, August 23-24.

Soft and Sky Melting, a work for computer music and video, has been accepted for performance at the Electronic Music Midwest festival in Kansas City, Missouri, USA, October 30-November 1.

May, 2003: Turnstile, a work for violin and computer music, has been chosen for performance at the College Music Society Annual Conference in Miami, Florida, October 2-5.

Memory Dust, for computer and big band, was performed by Dean Sorenson and Jazz Ensemble II in Ted Mann concert hall, Minneapolis, on May 5.

April, 2003: Mr. Geers produced first annual Spark Festival of Electronic Music and Art, in Minneapolis, MN, April 4-5. Performances included the premiere of Exit to City for berimbau and computer (performed by Greg Beyer), premiere of Jugular Juices for voice, guitar, and computer (co-created and performed by Mr. Geers, Alex Lubet and Tou Saiko Lee), and a performance of the music+video work Soft and Sky Melting.

Memory Dust for big band and computer, was premiered in a series of four concerts by Dean Sorenson and Jazz Ensemble II as part of the festival Minnesota Jazz: Not the Same Old Song and Dance, April 3-6.

Enkidu, a work for violin and live computer, has been selected for performance on the NODUS ensemble 2003-04 series in Miami, Florida.

Spark for acoustic guitar and computer (co-composed and performed by Mr. Geers and Alex Lubet) was premiered at Metro State University, April 16.

Mr. Geers' paper Problems and Solutions Regarding Performance of Computer Music with a Solo Acoustic Musician has been chosen for presentation at the College Music Society Annual Conference in Miami, Florida, October 4.

March, 2003: Enkidu was performed by violinist Maja Cerar and Douglas Geers on March 15 at the 2003 SEAMUS National Electroacoustic Music Conference in Tempe, Arizona.

Mr. Geers presented the paper "EA-7: An Environment for Electroacoustic Performance" at the 2003 SEAMUS National Electroacoustic Music Conference in Tempe, Arizona, March 15.

Mr. Geers organized and moderated the panel discussion "Cross-Influences of Contemporary Electroacoustic Music with Popular Electronica" at the 2003 SEAMUS National Electroacoustic Music Conference in Tempe, Arizona, March 14.

Ripples, a computer music work, was performed at the Society of Composers, Inc., Regional Conference, Macalester College, St. Paul, Minnesota, March 5.

February, 2003: Enkidu, a work for violin and live computer, was performed by violinist Maja Cerar and Douglas Geers at the Biennial Symposuim on Arts and Technology at Connecticut College, USA on February 28.

Mr. Geers presented the paper "EA-7: An Environment for Electroacoustic Performance" at the Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology at Connecticut College, February 27.

Enkidu, a work for violin and live computer, has been selected for performance by a soloist from the Slavko Osterc Ensemble and members of the Experimental Studio of the Heinrich-Strobel-Stiftung (of Freiburg, Germany) on October 1 at the 2003 ISCM World Music Days festival of contemporary music in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Sugar Cookie, a computer music piece, was performed at the Minneapolis Convention Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, as part of the MMEA conference 2003 on February 14.

A concert of Mr. Geers' works is planned to happen in New York City during 2003 as part of ASCAP's Through the Walls program. Stay tuned for more details.

January, 2003: Enkidu has been selected for performance on March 15 at the 2003 SEAMUS National Electroacoustic Music Conference in Tempe, Arizona.

December, 2002: Computer music work Ripples scheduled for a performance at the Society of Composers, Inc. Regional Conference in St. Paul, Minnesota, March 5.

Enkidu, for violin and live electroacoustic music, is scheduled for a performance March 1 at the Biennial Symposium on Arts and Technology in New London, Connecticut. Maja Cerar, violin; Douglas Geers, computer.

November, 2002: Atomic Tango, with video by Christine Sciulli, was performed as part of the Media CIRCUitS Festival, Milwaukee, Wisconsin on November 4.

Mr. Geers performed as part a an improvising electro-acoustic ensemble in Hannelore at the Macalester College Gallery on November 14. Alex Lubet, guitar; Iris Lubet, percussion; Elliott Schwartz, electronic keyboard; Douglas Geers, computer.

October, 2002: Ripples, with video by the composer, was performed as part of the Ghosts in the Wiring New Music and Art Festival in Bowling Green, Ohio, October 18.

Mr. Geers' Sugar Cookie was performed as part of the Centennial Collage Concert at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, on October 12.

September, 2002: Atomic Tango was performed as part of the International Computer Music Conference in Göteborg,Sweden on Septeber 25.

August, 2002: Mr. Geers began work as Assistant Professor of Composition and Director of the Electronic Music Studios at the University of Minnesota School of Music.

July, 2002: Mr. Geers successfully defended his doctoral dissertation at Columbia University on July 30.

June, 2002: Mr. Geers 70-minute theater-concerto Gilgamesh was premiered in three performances at the Theater an der Sihl in Zürich, Switzerland. Maja Cerar, violin; Philip Seigel, actor/puppeteer; Douglas Geers, computer; Mirjam Neidhart, director; Anne Lorenz, design.

On June 14, Mr. Geers' Atomic Tango, with video by Christine Sciulli, was performed as part of the Mix.02 festival in Aarhus, Denmark.

May, 2002: Mr. Geers' piece Uruk was performed on May 8 (New York University) and May 18 (Roosevelt Center). His new work for solo processed violin, Shambat, was premiered by violinist Maja Cerar at the Slipper Room in New York City on May 28. Also performed on that ocassion were excerpts from his in-progress music theater work, How I Learned to Draw a Sheep, based on text by poet Guillermo Castro.


April, 2002: Mr. Geers hired by University of Minnesota as Assistant Professor of Music Composition and Director of Electronic Music Studios.

On April 27, Mr. Geers' new work Uruk for violin and computer was premiered at Engine 27 in New York City.

March, 2002: Mr. Geers' recent work Atomic Tango was performed with video by Christine Sciulli on March 18 as part of the North Carolina Computer Music Festival, Raleigh, NC.

Mr. Geers' pieces Enkidu and Turnstile for violin and electroacoustics were performed by Maja Cerar and Mr. Geers in New York City at Philosophy Hall on Sunday, March 3 and Low Library on Thursday, March 7, respectively.

February, 2002: Web visitors can now listen to and view Three Impressions, a music/video work Mr. Geers recently created in collaboration with video artist Christine Sciulli. The piece is in 3 short movements and lasts approximately ten minutes.

January, 2002: Mr. Geers has been elected Secretary/Treasurer of the International Computer Music Association. This organization promotes computer music events worldwide through concerts, CDs, publications, commissions, and more. See the ICMA site for details.

December, 2001: On December 5, 6, and 7 August Strindberg's play The Ghost Sonata was performed at Shapiro Theater on West 115th Street, New York City, directed by Karen Shefler. Mr. Geers composed incidental music for the play, and violinist Maja Cerar and he performed it live each evening.

Web visitors may now listen to several complete works by Douglas Geers in MP3 format: Ripples, Turnstile, Demons, Atomic Tango, and Soft and Sky Melting

Atomic Tango was performed at Philosophy Hall in New York City on December 1.

November, 2001: Atomic Tango was performed with video accompaniment by Christine Sciulli at Listening in the Sound Kitchen, a two-day festival of electroacoustic music at Princeton University on November 17 and 18.

October, 2001: The American Composers Forum has awarded Mr. Geers a substantial commission for his work-in-progress Gilgamesh as part of their Composers Commissioning Project 2001.

Innova Recordings has selected Atomic Tango for their upcoming CD, Sonic Circuits IX. The CD should be available very soon, and will be used for a series of Sonic Circuits concerts worldwide. Stay tuned for more details.

September, 2001: Atomic Tango has been chosen for performance at the Seoul International Computer Music Festival, November 4-7, in Seoul, Korea.

August, 2001: Seven of Geers' works were performed at the Ought-One Festival, Aug. 25-26 in Montpelier, Vermont. Please check the Ought-One website for tickets, T-shirts, and more information.

July, 2001: Geers' piece Ripples was performed in Pisa, Italy at Sotto il Cielo D'Estate, with dance and live improvisation by the New York University New Music and Dance Ensemble.

June, 2001: Mr. Geers was awarded a 2001 ASCAP Plu$ award, given to composers who have explored alternative venues and/or whose catalogs have a unique prestige value.

May, 2001: This month Mr. Geers received a Dynamic Duos commission from Composers Collaborative to write an hour-long work for voices, guitars, cello, and electroacoustic music. The premiere is scheduled for October, 2002. Be sure to check back here for dates and location.

April, 2001: Listeners can now obtain a copy of Mr. Geers' piece Turnstile on the new CD "Music from SEAMUS, Volume 10." This piece was selected from all of the pieces performed at the 2000 SEAMUS electroacoustic music festival to be one of five presented on this CD. See the SEAMUS site for details. An earlier, live recording of this piece is also available on the Columbia Computer Music Center's CD go.go.go.