An overview of synthesis, modular synthesizers, and the case I built at ITP Camp in 2018
Piece for Chamber Orchestra
Composed, Orchestrated, and Transcribed by Alex Hawthorn
Going more in-depth with the Max MSP programming for TRE's Rhinbecca, NY and discussing the MIDI controls for the project
My participation in the weekly compositional prompt, Disquiet Junto, organised by Marc Wiedenbaum at disquiet.com
The Distinguished Gentleman's Ride is a yearly charity ride in September supporting prostate cancer research and mental health awareness. This year, I mounted GoPros onto my helmet and motorcycle to capture some of the sights of NYC as hundreds of dapper gentlemen rode through its streets.
I participated in Fresh Ground Pepper's event "Sounds Good" in March of 2016, where writers were paired with sound designers to write a show based on 10 cues from the sound designer. This page covers my process, from finding out I was accepted to the night of presentations.
This is a far more loquacious description of my work on The Ordway's A Chorus Line in 2016.
You can visit the shorter version here.
Having covered the system design for Kansas City Rep's production of Evita here, this page delves into the vocal effects (live and pre-recorded) used in the production.
I break down my process on the system design for KC Rep's Evita here in this first part, and then go on to talk about the vocal effects and trickery I used in the show.
I took a weekend camping trip in the Blue Mountains outside of Sydney for some hiking and photography. My main goal was to practice some star-trail photography. I walk through the step-by-step of how I got my image.
I took my 3DR Solo drone to Australia and took it on the Bondi-Coogee coastal walk, stopping part-way to shoot some footage of the beautiful coastline and water.
Spoiler: A time-lapse I shot while in Abu Dhabi ended up on the HBO show VICE! I'm really proud of the project, regardless of its use on HBO. I talk here about how I shot the time-lapse, techniques and tricks I used, and the post-processing involved.
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Shots from Theater Mitu's production of Death of a Salesman at BAM's Fisher Theater, Brooklyn, July 2017.