• It Creeps Along

    Bang on a Can Allstars:  Clarinet, cello, guitar, percussion, bass, piano, Laser Koto (gestural controller) People’s Commissioning Fund  … More »

  • Thinking Sound

    There were many version of this piece.  Brain data output was sonified and  processed with signal processing.  IBVA (Interactive Brain Visualization Software) developed by Masahiro Kohata. Piece composed by Miya Masaoka.  (Brain output from various participants, including Saimin Li).  The ensemble SFsound perfomed the piece at Yerba Buena Center Gardens…. More »

  • Music For Mouths

    4 saxophones… More »

  • Dark Passages

    Music composed by Miya Masaoka, Libretto by Thulani Davis, Directed by Ellen Chang. A multimedia oratorio with readers, actual activists and resistors, string quartet, Buddhist chanters, actors, projected slides, video. Ruminations on Japanese American concentration camp survivors and WW II wtih Buddhist chanters, live ensemble, video and still projections, archival footage and actors/readers.  Dar Passages… More »

  • Twenty-Four Thousand Years is Forever

    Chamber orchestra and tape; 2 shengs, 2 saxophones, clarinet, percussion, 2 violins, cello, bass, koto (1997). Commissioned by Asian ImprovArts, in commemoration of the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The recording of this piece is included in the CD…. More »

  • Bee Project #1-6

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