List of all works presented publicly and their most notable presentations.
* indicates interdisciplinary collaborations.

Acoustic Only

Afterimages, unaccompanied bass flute version, 8 min. National Flute Association, Las Vegas, 2012.

Alice in Wonder, horn with oboe, clarinet, bassoon, and piano, 9 min. American Prize, Connecticut, 2016. Semi-finalist.

Ancient Chinese Secret, Sudoku and percussion players, 8 min. CUE Art Foundation and internet broadcast, New York, 2008. Winner.

CT Blues, student jazz ensemble, 4 min. Chisholm Trail Middle School, Texas, 2003.

Etude No. 3, horn using natural harmonics, 3 min. International Horn Society, Texas, 2012.

flash, trombone sextet, 6 min. Bonk Festival of New Music, Salvador Dalí Museum, Florida, 2004.

Four Soft Memories, for toy piano, hand drums, and slide whistle, 7 min. College Music Society regional conference, Oklahoma, 2018.

The Garden of Forking Paths, for flute, clarinet, violin, and violoncello, 7 min. National Association of Composers, USA conference, Missouri, 2018.

“Man Unseen” (Theme), large jazz ensemble exhibited as audio fixed media, 1 min. Vox Novus 60×60 XV fifteenth anniversary festival, New York, 2015.

Acoustic Instruments with Electronics

Afterimages, bass flute and live electronics, 8 min. College Music Society International Conference, Sibelius Academy, Finland, 2015.

A Solo is the nth Melody, structured improvisation with scripted live electronics, 7 min. On Interfaces, audio CD, Ravello Records, 2018.

The Ballad of Duane Keys, violin and live electronics, 17 min. Art & Science Days, France, 2017.

Bounce and Loft, clarinet and Sampo electroacoustic device, 4 min. Art & Science Days, France, 2016. Second Prize.

Chromatic Greys, toy piano and live electronics, 10 min. UnCaged Toy Piano Competition, New York, 2008. Third Prize.

Fast Standing Still, two bass instruments and audio fixed media, 5 min. Open House Chicago, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Illinois, 2014.

Into, structured improvisation with scripted live electronics, 4 min. On Interfaces, audio CD, Ravello Records, 2018.

Portrait, toy piano and live electronics, 7 min. Extensible Toy Piano Festival (select encore presentation), New York, 2007.

Research Embodied*site-specific interactive audiovisual media with amplified books, amplified typing keyboard, camera, 3 channel audio, and video projection, 8 min., and installation, 1 day. Music in Architecture—Architecture in Music international symposium, Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library and Museum, Texas, 2011. Third Prize.

Sonata for Solenoids, robot toy piano, 11 min. UnCaged Toy Piano Festival, New York, 2017.

This is Not a Guitar, electric guitar and live electronics, 12 min. Extensible Electric Guitar Festival, Massachusetts, 2008.

Electronic Improvisation Environments

A Treatise on the Æsthetic of Efforte, live coding and breath-controlled digital player piano. Conlon Nancarrow: Life and Music International Symposium, internet exhibition accompanying multi-site event, 2012. To be published on The Steampunk Musical Endeavor, audio CD, Bohn Media, forthcoming.

Chichichi, live audio sampling improvising performer software. New Interfaces for Musical Expression conference, Brisbane, Australia, 2016.

Feedback Folding, live audio feedback environment. Ersta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden, 2007.

Feynman improvisation*, live audio sampling instrument for dance. Center for Experimental Music and Intermedia 40th Anniversary Festival Concert, University of North Texas, 2004.

Folding, live audio sampling environment. International Society for Improvised Music, Michigan, 2006. To be published on With Strings with Eric km Clark, violin, Ravello Records, 2019.

Gamepad Sampler, live audio sampling instrument, International Computer Music Conference, Louisiana, 2006. To be published on With Strings with Eric km Clark, violin, Ravello Records, 2019.

Golia’s Cat, live audio sampling. International Society for Improvised Music Conference, Illinois, 2007.

Hocket, 8-channel generative audio. XII Festival Internacional de Musica Electroacústica En Red O, Spain, 2003.

Inderneath, live audio sampling environment. On Interfaces, audio CD, Ravello Records, 2018.

Live Feed*, day-long happening with visual artist (painting), motion-driven piano-playing algorithm (watching the artist), found percussion, and live audio sampling, and live video processing. New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival, 2018.

Shankcraft, live audiovisual sampling. Sound & Music Computing Conference, Finland, 2017.

Tappatappatappa, live audio sampling and feedback. Generative Art International Conference, Milano Triennale Museum, Italy, 2013.

The Persistence of Elusion: Hard and Soft Dances, live audiovisuals. Conference on Computation, Communication, Aesthetics, and X, Spain, 2018.

Time is the Substance of Which I am Made, live audio sampling environment. Music With a View, New York, 2008.

WaveDrag, live audio sampling instrument. D-22 (home of Beijing’s underground music scene), China, 2010.

Weblogmusic, online platform for asynchronous ensemble improvisation. Presented at the International Society of Improvised Music conference, Switzerland, 2015.

Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Cellisten, cello and interactive electronics. Studio für Neue Musik, Germany, 2009. To be published on With Strings with Eric km Clark, violin, Ravello Records, 2019.

Fixed Media

a thought amidst, 8-channel audio fixed media, 4 min. Auxiliary event of the International Computer Music Conference, Sweden, 2002.

B4ch1007 (“Bach Loot”), silent video graphic score in six movements, 23 min. To be published on With Strings, audio CD, Ravello Records, 2019. Pre-finalist, Destellos Prize, Argentina, 2018.

Deck*, audio fixed media for dance, 4 min. Big Range Austin Dance Festival, Texas, 2012. Toured internationally in the Vox Novus 60×60 Environmental Mix 2012–2014.

Dhaze, audio fixed media, 6 min. Parmanu Pentaquark, vol. V online journal, 2017.

Disturbances, audio fixed media, 6 min. On Clairaudience: New Music from Electronic Voice Phenomena, audio CD, Bohn Media, Massachusetts, 2007.

Due porte, audiovisual feedback loop in a window sill with two doors. Monastery of Santa Rosa, Italy, 2018.

Exhale*, audio fixed media for dance, 8 min. PARMA Music Festival, PARMA Recordings, New Hampshire, 2015. Pre-finalist, Destellos Prize, Argentina, 2018.

Harmonies (They Spin), audiovisual fixed media, 6 min. AXIOM Center for New and Experimental Media, Massachusetts, 2009.

In the Middle of the Room, audiovisual fixed media, 10 min. Cream City Review—IØ electronic edition online, 2018.

Jabberwocky—a timbre poem, audio fixed media, 5 min. Electronic Music Midwest, Missouri, 2003.

The Magic and the Angst of the Road Not Taken, audiovisual fixed media, 10 min. National Association of Compusers, USA conference, Missouri, 2018.

RUhere, audio fixed media, 6 min. Choreographed and published on video DVD by Taukay Edizioni Musicali, Italy, 2008.

Sobre a eletrodinâmica dos corpos de trabalho, fixed audio media and photograph, 10 min. Viseu Rural 2.0: Sonic Explorations of a Rural Archive, Portugal, 2016. First Prize.

TOURI, audio fixed media for dance, 13 min. Music in Motion, Athens, Greece, 2018.

Unwind, audio fixed media, 2 min. On Interfaces, audio CD, Ravello Records, 2018.

VIOLET. SMASH*, audiovisual fixed media played on a small screen mounted in many unusual locations around the exhibition, 9 min. Monastery of Santa Rosa, Italy, 2018.

Working, audio fixed media, 3 min. Auxiliary event of the International Computer Music Conference, Singapore, 2003.

Zur Elektrodynamik bewegter Musik, tuning fork and interactive electronics (fixed media version), 4 min., Art & Science Days, France, 2015.

Installations

The Collected Solo Piano Works of Ferin Martino, as Conjured by Your Presence, interactive audiovisual media with camera, installation, 7 days, International Computer Music Conference, Onassis Cultural Center, Greece, 2014.

En la sangra*, audiovisual interactive media with 5.1 channel audio, tactile transducer, and camera, installation, 3 days, Society for Ethnomusicology, Austin, Texas, 2015.

GemTones*, continuous generative 5.1 channel audio, installation, 3 months and 10 days, Martin Short ARTrageous Benefit Gala, running through the spring Scottsdale Arts Festival (37,000 visitors), Arizona, 2016.

Penelope is Weaving*, audio fixed media for installation, 2 days, I-Park Foundation, international multi-disciplinary Environmental Art Biennale, Connecticut, 2015.

Peripheral View*, audio fixed media for installation, 2 days, I-Park Foundation, international multidisciplinary Environmental Art Biennale, Connecticut, 2015.

Raveshift, audio feedback network of embedded electronics, installation, Sound & Music Computing Conference, Finland, 2017.

Sonic Glimpses*, camera-controlled interactive 6 channel audio, installation, 16 days, Texas A&M University Arts & Humanities Building Grand Opening, 2013. Reviewed in World Architecture magazine.

StillMotion, 6 channel audio fixed media and furniture, installation, 16 days, Pixilerations in conjunction with the FirstWorksProv Festival, Rhode Island, 2007.

Tell the Story*, interactive audiovisual media with camera, installation, 3 days, Electronic Literature Organization, Canada, 2016.

Texas Soundmap Project*, audiovisual interactive media with 5.1 channel audio and touch screen, installation, 3 days, Society for Ethnomusicology, Austin, Texas, 2015.

Untitled Light Sculpture*, still image projection into a dark forest at night, installation, 1 day, Atlantic Center for the Arts, Florida, 2016.

Where Ferin Was, constructed outdoor garden site with 8 channel video-controlled sound and sculpture from piano parts, installation, 2 days with electronics, 7 months and 7 days with sculpture only, I-Park Foundation, international multi-disciplinary Environmental Art Biennale, Connecticut, 2016.


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