2020 In tribute to International Women's Day Custom instrument with FX Composed and improvised by Michele Cheng
A Different Reality
2020 For solo marimba & electronics Performed by Ian Rosenbaum Commissioned by National Sawdust
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2019 Asian American self image and dating culture Video by Simona Fitcal Vocals by Anna Elder Puppetry by Michele Cheng @ CCRMA at Bing Concert Series Live at Bing Studio, Stanford, California
2016 Stereotyping, discrimination, and oppression on Asian women from mass media, commercial, and film industry Premiered by Sharon Kuo (Actor), Molly Jones (Sax), George Wheeler (EWI), Jordan Watson (Electric Guitar), Hassan Estakhrian (Electric Bass), Borey Shin (Accordion), and Oliver Dobrian (Drum)
2018 A real story for adults about criminal justice Performed by percussionists Niki Johnson & Colin McCall, sopranos Anna Elder & Elizabeth Gartman, and bassist Robert Black @ New Music On The Point 2018
2020 For solo bass, vocals, and live-processed FX Performed by Laura Nygren Audio excerpts from 'An identity in lockdown' by Juliet Fraser. New Music On The Point 10th Anniversary Commission Project
2015 Immigration and Transformation Premiered by Desiree Nguyen (Actor), Richard Savery (Bass Clarinet), Taylor Censoprano (Harp), Jordan Watson (Electric Guitar), Hassan Estakhrian (Electric Bass), and Borey Shin (Piano)
Different Mirrors II
2016 Culture and Tradition Writings- Chinese, Persian, Korean, Vietnamese, Hindi, and Japanese Premiered by Molly Jones (Flute) and Shi-wei Wu (Shakuhachi)
I 愛 You
2016 Asian women - Interracial and Gay Relationship Premiered by Michele Cheng (Piano), Boroka Nagy (Dancer) Emily Yamashita (Dancer), and Tiffany Lee (Actor)
101 Fun Exercises for Old Couples
2019 Premiered by saxophonist Antonin Bourgault @ Laboratoire de musique contemporaine de Montréal Live recorded at Conservatoire de musique du Québec à Montréal
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Vivaldi Braves the Northwest Rain, A Violin Concerto 2018 String Orchestra and Harpsichord Commissioned by Baroque Camerata
Speed Dating (Solo Vocal)
2019 Asian American self image and dating culture Premiered by sopranos Anna Elder @ Music & Erotics conference at University of Pittsburgh
Conversation-ish (Card Game)
2018 Performance History: #1 2018 New Music On the Point Festival #2 CCRMA, Stanford University. Festuring fff
Mother and Daughter
2016 Dedication to the Homeland Premiered by Michele Cheng (Vocal) and Shi-wei Wu (Taiko)
2015 For Flute, Tenor Sax, Soprano, Cello, Prepared Electric Bass, Harp, and Piano. Premiered by Lauren Han (Soprano), Benjamin Lee (Flute), Richard Savery (Tenor Saxophone), Evyn Barb Mingo (Cello), Anthony Caulkins (Electric Bass), Taylor Censoprano (Harp), Andrew Anderson (Piano). Live recording version: Lauren Han (Soprano), Benjamin Lee (Flute), Richard Savery (Tenor Saxophone), Patrick Nutter (Cello), Anthony Caulkins (Electric Bass), Andrew Anderson (Piano).
Lost, am I
2014 For Soprano, Lute, and Technologist. With audio processing and theatrical ideas. Premiere as Telematic concert format between UC, Irvine and UC, San Diego. Composer: Michele Cheng (UCI); Soprano: Kirsten Wiest (UCSD); Lute: Anson Brown (UCI); Audio Processing: Jordan Watson (UCI). Based on article titled "The World Shrinks" written by Eduardo Galeano from his novel" Children of the Days- A Calendar of Human History."
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2015 For an improviser on electric-bass, voice with pre-recorded materials (with one free improvisation piano solo recording) and live audio processing. Premiered by Michele Cheng.
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2013 For Tenor, Trumpet, Percussion, Piano, Cello, Electric Bass and Prerecorded Tracks. Premiered by Guan-Jie Chen (Tenor), Chiao-Chun Wang (Trumpet), Hsiu- Ju Tsai (Cello), Fan-Chia Huang (Percussion), Yun-Wen Lai (Piano), Chih-Yu Wei (Electric Bass). Based on a poem by David Ignatow.