Events

September 29, 2018
Spiral Jetty
Rozel Point, Great Salt Lake, UT
12pm

Performance of a new work for the clarinet and percussion duo Red DesertSpirals for Jettie. Part of Utah Museum of Fine Arts Community Meetup

 

June 21, 2018
Muscota Marsh Park
218th St. & Indian Rd. New York NY
7:45pm

Premiere of my new site-specific outdoor performance, Muscota Marsh Harmony.

January 21, 2018
Scholes Street Studio
375 Lorimer St. Brooklyn, NY
3pm

Performance of STRATA section of The Former World along with works by Laurie Spiegel and Mark So. 

November 11, 2017
2:20pm – 2:40pm
Underpass of I-10 Freeway and National Blvd.
Culver City, CA
Part of LA Road Concert 2017

Autopia part of The Four Ecologies is performed by Matt Barbier as part of the LA Road Concerts 2017.


September 9, 2017
Center for New Music
San Francisco, CA
8pm

New performance of The Former World with Ben Mayock.

July 15, 2017
LUMEN8
Staten Island Arts
at Atlantic Salt Co. Inc.
561 Richmond Terrace Staten Island, NY
11am-4pm

Repeat performance of LUMEN Resonant Sound Space as part of the LUMEN8 exhibition.

February 24, 2017
FIRST TAKE
Aratani Theater
244 S. San Pedro St. Los Angeles, CA
7pm

Presentation of my opera-in-progress The Former World. Produced by The Industry and wild Up. More information here.

December 16, 2016
Invisible Dog
51 Bergen St. Brooklyn, NY
7:30pm

Performance of various Text Operations (procedures for reading texts aloud) from my forthcoming opera, The Former World. Presented by Indexical and the Experimental Music Yearbook.

June 25, 2016
2016 LUMEN Festival
Staten Island Arts
Atlantic Salt Co Inc
561 Richmond Ter, Staten Island, New York 10301
7pm – 12pm

Premiere of my new site specific performance installation, LUMEN Resonant Sound Space

November 8, 2015
8pm
the wulf.
1026 S. Sante Fe Ave. Los Angeles, CA
Part of the Experimental Music Yearbook 2015

Premiere performances of Guitarmony and Give the Drummer Some.

June 21, 2015
8pm – 9pm
DUMBO ConEd Farragut Substation (Plymouth St. btw Gold S. & Bridge St), Brooklyn
Part of Make Music New York 2014

For the 4th year, I will be presenting my piece HUM 7 8 9 at the ConEd Farragut Substation in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

June 17, 2015
8pm
on the green at Rosa-Luxemburg-Str./corner Almstadtstr., Berlin 10119 Germany
Presented by Itinerant Interludes

European premiere of Pete Seeger in Monte Carlo by Seth Josel at the location of Michael Beutler’s site-specific installation WECHSELSTUBEN.

April 12, 2015
1pm
Recital Salon, School of Performing Arts
Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA

Performance of Fjord as part of the recital of Keane McBride.

February 5, 2015
8pm
Silent Barn
603 Bushwick Ave. Brooklyn, NY

New York premiere of my suite Folk Music. Part of Dan Joseph’s curated evening, Experiments with Instruments, Electronics and Whiskey.

August 7, 2014
8pm
Klangraum series
KUNSTRAUM / JAZZ-SCHMIEDE
Himmelgeisterstraße 107 a/e 40225 Düsseldorf

Premiere of Melody & Accompaniment performed by Antoine Beuger and D. Edward Davis.

June 25, 2014
9pm
Elastic Arts
2830 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL

As part of the Experimental Music Yearbook 2014 concerts, I am presenting a new work alongside Casey Anderson, Scott Cazan, Troy Schafer and Katherine Young.

June 21, 2014
8pm – 9pm
DUMBO ConEd Farragut Substation (Plymouth St. btw Gold S. & Bridge St), Brooklyn
Part of Make Music New York 2014

For the 3rd year, I will be presenting my piece HUM 7 8 9 at the ConEd Farragut Substation in DUMBO, Brooklyn.


Friday June 20, 2014
6pm
The Silent Barn
603 Bushwick Ave. Brooklyn, NY

As part of the Experimental Music Yearbook 2014 concerts I will premiere a new work alongside Carmina Escobar, Casey Anderson & Scott Cazan.

May 30, 2014
the wulf.
1026 Santa Fe. Ave. #203 Los Angeles, CA 90021

John P. Hastings presents ‘Folk Music
Year of the Snake – for cassette tape & boombox
Pete Seeger in Monte Carlo – for banjo
The Moon Shows No Light – for string instrument

Folk music is abstracted and reframed in this suite of new work. Personal histories are exhumed, cultural touchstones are requisitioned and the ghosts of protests and mathematics are synthesized.

February 8, 2014
Audio Visual Arts
34 E. 1st St. New York, NY

Sonic Baptism for Thomas B. R. Hastings.


November 23, 2013
La Chapelle
Montpellier, France

Performance of Theory of Harmony by Dedalus Ensemble. Part of their Made in the USA program.

November 22, 2013
Instants Chavirés
Paris, France

Performance of Theory of Harmony by Dedalus Ensemble. Part of their Made in the USA program.

September 9, 2013
8pm
Roulette
509 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn, NY

Premiere of Theory of Harmony for Ensemble Dedalus. More information here.

 

August 14, 2013
8pm
Silent Barn
603 Bushwick Ave.
Brooklyn, NY

Laptop noise extravaganza / work-in-progress. With Travis Just, Paula Matthusen, et al.


June 29, 2013
8pm
Willow Place Auditorium
26 Willow Place
Brooklyn, NY
as part of Transit Series II.7: Bandwidth

Premiere of my new piece White (Vermont) for 6 performers and stereo playback. The concert also features work by my colleagues Michael Winter, Laura Steenberge and others as well as the immensely great piece Critical Band by the composer James Tenney.

June 21, 2013
7:30pm – 9pm
Plymouth St btw Gold & Bridge St.
DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY
as part of Make Music New York 2013

Second year of having HUM 7 8 9 as part of Make Music New York. This is a group participatory piece, where the audience joins in to the 60Hz hum that is part of the ConEd power station. Score cards will be handed out, though the piece will be very easy to understand and entails no musical training.

May 4, 2013
3pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Regional Shoreline Park
near the Bayfarm Bridge
Oakland, CA

The premiere of a new site specific piece for small ensemble, Oakland Shoreline Drone Space.

April 10, 2013
8pm
109 Gallery
109 Broadway Brooklyn, NY 11211

Solo double bass performance of Negative Space by Dominic Lash (UK). I will also be part of the ensemble for other works on the program.

January 31 – February 1, 2013
7pm
HERE Arts Center
145 6th Ave, New York, NY

Sonic accompaniment to Restless Nest, a work-in-progress performance piece by choreographer Rebecca Davis.

November 9, 2012
8pm
Center for Performance Research
Brooklyn, NY

Sonic accompaniment to a work-in-progress dance piece by choreographer Rebecca Davis.

November 5, 2012
8pm
Festival of New American Music
Sacramento State University, Music Recital Hall

Performance of my percussion trio, Terce, by Rootstock Percussion.


October 20, 2012
3pm – 5pm
290 Conover St.
Red Hook, Brooklyn

Premiere of my new site specific performance piece Red Hook Harmony.


July 27, 2012
8pm
Vox Populi
319 N. 11th St. 3rd Fl. Philadelphia, PA 19107

Performance of two pieces: Surface Noise and drops, with Tyler Wilcox.


July 26, 2012
8:30pm
The Red Room
425 E. 31st St. Baltimore, MD

Performance of two pieces: Surface Noise and drops, with Tyler Wilcox.

June 21, 2012
7pm – 9pm
Plymouth St btw Gold & Bridge St.
DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY
More information can be found here.

Premiere of my new piece HUM 7 8 9. This is a group participatory piece, where the audience joins in to the 60Hz hum that is part of the ConEd power station. Score cards will be handed out, though the piece will be very easy to understand and entails no musical training.


May 11, 2012
8pm
Presents Gallery
64 Washington Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11216

East Coast premieres of new recent works: Terce for percussion trio and Negative Space a graphic score. Performers include myself, Cat Lamb, Travis Just and others TBD.


April 16, 2012
10pm
Eyebeam
540 W 21st St. New York, NY 10011

Performance of Structure (for Mies) with laptop. As part of Daniel Neumann’s Music After Hours series at Eyebeam Gallery

February 29, 2012
7:30pm
The LAB
2948 16th Street San Francisco, CA

Performance of a new piece written for the Rootstock Percussion trio. Presented as part of the 2012 Other Minds Festival Fellowship.

February 25, 2012
8pm
Issue Project Room
110 Livingston St. Brooklyn, NY

Performance of for Barnett Newman as part of the Experimental Music Yearbook concert at Issue Project Room.

November 13, 2011
8pm
S.E.M. Ensemble / Willow Place Auditorium
26 Willow Place Brooklyn, NY  11201

Performance of tone | field with James Ross, Michael V. Waller, Fahad Siadat and others TBD.

November 11, 2011
8pm
Sound Series at Presents Gallery
64 Washington Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11205

Debut of a new field recording piece, along with others in a special Phonography night.

October 22, 2011
8pm
the wulf.
1026 South Santa Fe Avenue #203, Los Angeles, California 90021

Premiere of my new graphic score, Negative Space (to Michael Heizer).
Performed by Casey Anderson, Chris Kallmyer and Scott Cazan.

July 1, 2011
8pm

The Wild Beast
24700 McBean Parkway Valencia, CA 91355

Eric KM Clark will be performing my graphic score Proportions on his Simplified Violin™, a standard violin equipped with four E-strings.

June 24, 2011
7:30pm

Meridian Gallery 
535 Powell Street San Francisco, CA 94108

Eric KM Clark will be performing my graphic score Proportions on his Simplified Violin™, a standard violin equipped with four E-strings.

June 23, 2011

8pm

Sound Series at Presents Gallery #13

64 Washington Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11205

Columbia University Architectural History Ph.D. candidate James Graham and composer John P. Hastings present a lecture / performance / homage to Mies van der RoheWith a installation by Meredith Miller. I’ll be premiering a new piece: Structures II (for Mies) a solo piece created with field recordings and sine tones.

May 26, 2011

Music at Incubator Arts Project

Incubator Arts Project

Curated by Travis Just, I’m performing a suite of new works:

Proportions – a graphic score performed with the harmonically tuned electric guitars

Symmetric Convergence – for five players

and my new arrangement of John Cage’s Four5 performed with a quartet of ebowed electric guitars.

March 5, 2011

Sound Series at Presents Gallery

Presents Gallery

64 Washington Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11205

A concert devoted to my own music featuring for Barnett Newmanvibrations and the premieres of tone | field and bells.

November 20, 2010

Sound Series at Presents Gallery
Presents Gallery
64 Washington Ave. Brooklyn, NY
premiere of drops for two guitars

October 22, 2010
The Experimental Music Yearbook 2010
The Wild Beast at the California Institute of the Arts
24700 McBean Parkway, Valencia, CA
Premiere of For Barnett Newman

July 31, 2010

Machine Project
1200 N. Alvarado St. Los Angeles, CA
Amplified Party
performance / installation for party goers

June 19, 2010

The Pescadrome
101 S. Quarantine Street Santa Barbara, CA
Ensemble 303 Presents:
my new work noise / tone / pulse / metal and new pieces by Anderson, Cazan and Winter as well as John Cage’s Four 6.

June 17, 2010

the wulf.
1026 S. Santa Fe Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90021

Ensemble 303 Presents:
premiere of my new work noise / tone / pulse / metal and new pieces by Anderson, Cazan and Winter as well as John Cage’s Four 6.

June 8, 2010

The Dogstar Orchestra Volume 6
The Wild Beast, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
West Coast premiere of vibrations and pieces by Travis Just, Sam Sifirri, Jason Brogan and others.

March 31, 2010

Glasslands Gallery 
289 Kent Ave. Brooklyn, NY
Sound+Field 
works by Cage, Tenney & Pisaro with premiere performances of pieces by Hastings, Jasenak & Mayock

October 25, 2009

The Experimental Music Yearbook Festival
California Institute of the Arts
Roy O. Disney Concert Hall Valencia, CA
premiere of The Rocketship in Langley Park for large ensemble

August 13, 2009

Sea and Space Gallery, Highland Park, Los Angeles, CA
Sea and Space Resort II
premiere of currently untitled performance / composition.

June 9, 2009
Roy O. Disney Hall, Valencia, CA
Dogstar Orchestra 5
premiere of bands for large ensemble
[Part of the Dogstar festival. This piece is incorporated with a 6.5 hour performance of
La Monte Young's Composition 1960 #7.]

June 6, 2009
NewTown Arts
On the Trail of… exhibition
Hahamongna Watershed Park, Pasadena, CA

installation of The Broken Chord

April 11, 2009
the wulf.: www.thewulf.org
1026 S. Santa Fe Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90021
Ensemble 303 presents: Chocolate Wolff

premiere of Landscape II

December 9, 2008
the wulf. www.thewulf.org
1026 S. Santa Fe Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90021
Ensemble 303 Presents: Drones & Scones

premiere of Sonic Spiral

September 20, 2008
Soundwalk 2008
Long Beach, CA

installation of Sonic Spiral (installation version)

May 13, 2008
Roy O. Disney Hall, Valencia, CA
Ensemble 303 presents: An Evening of Experimental Music

premiere of An Investigation… for seven tunable instruments

April 17, 2008
Roy O. Disney Hall, Valencia CA
ESP 3

premiere of desertum for brass quintet with percussion quartet and sine wave

April 14, 2008
Roy O. Disney Hall, Valencia, CA
Graduate Composers Concert, The New Century Players conducted by David Rosenboom

premiere of telluric currents

November 29, 2007
8pm
Roy O. Disney Hall, Valencia, CA
ESP Concert #1

premiere of Fjord