Résumé

Performance Experience

  • 2016-present. Violinist, Pavlov3, Chicago, IL.
    • Band leader: Matt Tate
  • 2015-present. Violinist, Folklear Nuclei, Chicago, IL.
  • 2013-present. Violinist, The Gabriel Construct, Chicago, IL.
    • Band leader: Gabriel Riccio
  • 2013-present. Violinist, Middle East Music Ensemble, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
  • 2013. Violinist, Chroma Chamber Orchestra, Chicago, IL. 
    • Artistic Director: David Crane
  • 2006-2013. Violinist, Mid-Atlantic Symphony Orchestra, Ocean City, MD. 
    • Music Director: Julien Benichou
  • 2006-2013. Violinist, Londontowne Symphony Orchestra, Severna Park, MD.
    • Music Director: Anna Binneweg.
  • 2011. Solo Senior Recital, Swarthmore, PA.
    • Repertoire: Brahms Violin Sonata No. 2, David Finko Violin Sonata, The Mandelbrot Set (Uddin), The Nightingale (trad., arr. Uddin), My Fiddle (Ewazen)
  • 2009-2011. Piano/violin duo with Joyce Han, Swarthmore, PA. 
    • Coach: Marcantonio Barone
  • 2007-2011. The Mandelbrot Quartet, Swarthmore, PA.
    • Coach: David Yang
  • 2007-2011. Concertmaster, Swarthmore College Orchestra, Swarthmore, PA.
  • April 2011. Violin III, Orchestra 2001, Philadelphia, PA. 
    • Music Director: James Freeman
    • Repertoire: Now Your Colors Sing (Gerald Levinson)
  • May-June 2009: Ischia Chamber Music Festival, Ischia, Italy

Selected Compositions

  • 2017. Titanium Dioxide: Imprisoned (for progressive rock band)
  • 2016. Viotar (balkan song for progressive rock band) (~3min)
  • 2013. String Quartet No. 2 (string quartet) (~20 min)
  • 2013. Fred and Ethel (voice, saxophone, violin, cello, keyboards, electric guitar, electric bass) (4:23)
  • 2013. Prayer of Thanks (voice and piano) (~7 min)
  • 2013. Mini Morceau (violin and piano) (~3 min)
  • 2013. Tarantelle (violin and viola) (~2 min)
  • 2013. Sea Lullaby (voice, string quartet, and drums, poem by Elinor Wylie) (~5 min)
  • 2012. Nathan's Toe (fiddle tune)
  • 2012. Piano Concerto (piano, symphony orchestra) (~40 min)
    • I. A Trick of the Light
    • II. Hymn
    • III. Quinquartals
  • 2012. Between Entwines (violin and piano) (~8.5min)
    • Premiered by Sophia Uddin and Gabriel Riccio at Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA
    • Performed by Nicholas Currie and Diana Greene of Trio Giocoso, Baltimore, MD
    • Performed by Sophia Uddin and Gabriel Riccio at the 11th Annual Festival of New Music, San Francisco, CA.
  • 2012. Tickle Fight (two violins) (~2 min)
  • 2012. Piece of a Piece (four hands piano) (~8 min)
    • Performed at the 3rd Annual Swarthmore College Student and Alumni Composers Concert, by Rachel Kolb Moore & Christina Moore, 2012.
  • 2011. Afternoon Car Song (violin, guitar, bells, congas) (~3 min)
  • 2011. A Vacation in Your Spleen (string quartet, piano, electronics) (4:18)
  • 2010-2011. The Nightingale (folk song arrangement for piano, piano string percussion, violin, and cello) (~9 min)
    • Premiered by Joyce Han, Gabriel Riccio, Mackenzie Pierce, and Sophia Uddin at Swarthmore College, 2011. 
  • 2010-2011. The Mandelbrot Set (string quartet) (~18 min)
    • I. Dance: Barefoot on Wood
    • II. 2009: An Italian Odyssey
    • III. Study in Turquoise
    • IV. Spring Constant
    • Premiered by The Mandelbrot Quartet at Swarthmore College, 2011.

Awards

  • 2012. Baltimore Composer's Forum Concert. Between Entwines (Uddin & Riccio) was selected for performance.
  • 2011. Friends of Music and Dance Graduating Senior Award. Awarded by the music faculty to the Mandelbrot String Quartet.
  • 2011. Melvin B. Troy Prize in Music and Dance. Awarded yearly by the Music and Dance Department to a student with the best, most insightful paper in music or dance or composition or choreography. Awarded for senior thesis entitled "A Transitional Work: Diverse Musical Languages and Influences in Bartók's Second String Quartet."
  • 2011. Co-winner, Swarthmore College Concerto Competition. Performance of Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, with Shreyas Ravi.
  • 2007-2011. Recipient of President’s Scholarship. Following a jury performance each semester, this scholarship is awarded to qualifying Swarthmore students to fund their private lessons. 
  • 2010. Boyd T. Barnard Prize in Music. Awarded by the music faculty each year to a student in the junior class in recognition of musical excellence and achievement.
  • 2006. Finalist, National Philharmonic Concerto Competition. Repertoire: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D Major, movement III. Performed with the National Philharmonic.