Take Four for harp was selected by Olivia Jageurs to be part of a special 15 Second Harp suite performed live on BBC Radio 3 on November 1, 2018. She performed the suite again November 10, 2018, at ArpAtelier in Grono, Switzerland.

David Bohn recorded Tiny Cheesehead Toccata as part of the Daniel Blitz Clavichord Project.

a very small consortium premiered Tiny Cheesehead Fanfare the Fourth and reprised their performance of Tiny Cheesehead Fanfare the Second on February 23, 2018, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

Forgotten at dawn... was chosen the winner in the chamber music category for the first Spontaneous Combustion New Music Festival Call for Scores. It was performed by Hub New Music on January 22, 2018, in Seattle and on January 23 in Portland. A recording of the piece by the Los Angeles New Music Ensemble is available on Centaur Records.


In Excelsis Gloria, a short sketch for harp and treble choir, was selected as one of three pieces to be recorded by Olivia Jageurs and the Schola Cantorum of the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School as part of the 15 Second Harp project.

One Minute Iwona Glinka's solo flute recording One Minute, including Attack of the Tiny Cheesehead Music and almost winter, was released on May 5, 2017 by Sarton Records. It is available on Spotify, Amazon, and iTunes.



I Look from Afar will be included in the Advent Festival of Lessons and Carols at the Episcopal Cathedral in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Dec. 18, 2016.

Iwona Glinka will record Attack of the Tiny Cheesehead Music and almost winter for release by Phasma Music as part of a project to record 60 one-minute pieces for solo flute. The “One Minute project,” including pieces by 40 composers from 18 countries, will be performed in concert November 6, 2016, in Athens, Greece.

Phase Snippet for harp and percussion was recorded by Calum Huggan and Olivia Jageurs for the 15 Second Harp project.

Desert Song Fragment for trumpet and harp was recorded by Imogen Hancock and Olivia Jageurs for the 15 Second Harp project.

a very small consortium will premiere Tiny Cheesehead Fanfare the Third on February 25, 2016, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

The Columbus Ohio Discovery Ensemble (CODE) has chosen Signaling as a winner of their 2016 YouTube Series Call for Scores.

Beth Griffith performed Soaring on February 18, 2016, on a Composer’s Voice concert at The Firehouse, Brooklyn, NY as part of her 15 Minutes of Fame set.


Tiny Cheesehead Canon on a Ground was performed November 11, 2015, by the Hong Kong Baptist University Contemporary Music Ensemble.

Paraphrase, a new one-minute piece for organ, was premiered by David Bohn on November 1 at St. Francis of Assissi Catholic Church in Milwaukee, WI and on November 4 at Christ Episcopal Church in La Crosse, WI.

scattered flurries, for flute, viola, and harp was performed by Gail Gillespie, Grace Young, and Kate Petak on a Cascadia Composers concert at the University of Portland's Mago Hunt recital hall on October 16, 2015.

The Music Box Project selected David's snippet for In 4, a compilation of musical cells by 40 composers modeled after Terry Riley's In C. The combined work was premiered March 4, 2015, at the Glebe Justice Center, Sydney, Australia. (See reviews here and here, and video here.)


The CMU New Music Ensemble premiered Tiny Cheesehead Canon on a Ground on December 7, 2014, at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant.

almost winter was selected for “Fifteen Minutes of Infamy,” and was premiered by the legendary Robert Dick on January 25, 2015, at Jan Hus Church, 351 East 74th Street, New York, NY. There is a review on the Vox Novus site.

The Forever Now project has selected Caesura for its "21st century collection of artworks created to communicate to outer space." The collection was presented at the MONAFOMA Festival in Hobart, Tasmania, on January 18, 2015, with a broadcast into deep space. It was then featured as part of the "Trilogies" exhibition at The Substation, Melbourne from January 23 to March 15, 2015. There are plans to create a "golden record," inspired by the record sent on Voyager, which will be launched into space.

Los Angeles New Music Ensemble The Los Angeles New Music Ensemble's CD has been released and is available at Amazon, HB Direct, and other retailers. It includes Forgotten at dawn... along with Luciano Berio’s O King and works by Patrick Conlon, Marc Mellits, and Marvin Lamb.

ASCAP has awarded David a standard award for 2014.

a very small consortium presented another concert of miniatures on September 27, 2014, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. The program included Mysteries of the Tiny Cheesehead Music for solo percussion and the premiere of Mac and Tiny Cheesehead Music for saxophone quartet.

Redshift Music Society has posted freely available recordings of 15 ringtone pieces, each 20 seconds long, including Doppler Effect. Be the first kid on your block with these unique sounds on your phone.

Sunset, a one-note piece for piano, was selected for Juan María Solare's “One-note music” project and was premiered June 24, 2014 at the Theater of the University of Bremen, Germany.

Redshift Music Society has selected Doppler Effect as one of 15 ringtone pieces, each 20 seconds long, to be premiered in Vancouver, BC, by the Negative Zed ensemble on August 10, 2014. The concert will be streamed live to the Internet, and the pieces will be recorded and made available for free download.

By the River has been selected for the 60x60 2012 Pacific Rim Mix which will be premiered at the University Art Museum at California State University, Long Beach on February 20, 2014.


The @Vine_Orchestra premiered and recorded David's five-second piece Lyrical on Dec. 1 in Austin, TX, along with about 50 other very short pieces. The recordings are available on YouTube: here is Lyrical; and here is a playlist of all 52 pieces.

a very small consortium premiered Nobody Expects the Tiny Cheesehead Music for two saxophones at their concert on November 8, 2013, at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.

ASCAP has awarded David a standard award for 2013.

Forgotten at Dawn... has been named one of three winners in the Los Angeles New Music Ensemble's Quartet competition. It will be recorded for release on Centaur records and was performed three times in Los Angeles, CA: May 29 at the Republic of Pie, June 1 at the Edendale Branch Libary, and at June 1's Classical Revolution: L.A. happy hour at the Silverlake Lounge.

Improvisation for solo viola was performed by Pamela Ryan on June 8th, 2013, at Michelle's Piano Company in Portland, OR, as part of a Seventh Species concert.

By the River was premiered March 30, 2013, at Soka University of America in Aliso Viejo, CA, as part of 60x60 2012 Environmental Mix.

Ecoando do uirapuru received its U.S. premiere February 10, 2013, when Maria Carolina Cavalcanti repeated her Fifteen Minutes of Fame set at Jan Hus Church in New York, NY.


ThingNY performed Tiny Cheesehead Assemblage December 15, 2012, at Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY, as part of SPAM v. 3.0.

Beth Griffith repeated her 15 Minutes of Fame set, including Soaring, on October 14, 2012, at Jan Hus Church, New York, NY. A video of the whole set is available on the Vox Novus site.

Maria Carolina Cavalcanti premiered Ecoando do uirapuru October 7, 2012, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as part of Fifteen Minutes of Fame.

ASCAP has awarded David a standard award for 2012.

Battipalo and Liberal Media were broadcast September 23 on Kinetics Radio. Thanks to host Thomas Kotcheff for including these pieces in a terrific program!

Bruce Curlette premiered Hommage à Papasov for solo clarinet September 9 at the Jan Hus Church in New York as part of his second Fifteen Minutes of Fame set.

in the deepest silence, a variation on Satie's Vexations, was premiered September 5, 2012 at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, CT as part of the Generous Ensemble's Cage100 Vexations Project.

scattered flurries, a new work for flute, viola, and harp was premiered May 5 in La Grande, OR. Thanks to Lisa Robertson, Sydney Carlson, and Denise Fujikawa!

David contributed a few bars to the Golijov's Cakewalk project. If you're a composer with a few spare minutes and a sense of humor, maybe you should too.

Selections from Tiny Cheesehead Music were performed March 4 in Portland, OR, by Theresa Koon, Sydney Carlson, Casey Bozell, and Diane Chaplin as part of the Cascadia Composers "Contagious Inflections" concert. Video of the performance at Colonial Heights Presbyterian Church is available on YouTube.

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