• The Lab: Duo concert: Miya Masaoka & Hans Tammen

    February 16, 2024 Live Performance by Miya Masaoka (koto + computer, monochord) with Hans Tammen (synthesizer) The Lab, 2948 16th St. San Francisco, CA… More »

  • Stanford University, CCRMA solo Concert

    February 14, 2024 7:30pm – 9:00pm Location: CCRMA Stage / CCRMA LIVE, Stanford University Miya Masaoka will present a selection of fixed media multichannel works and a live performance. FREE and Open to the Public. info@ccrma.stanford.edu… More »

  • Darmstadt, Germany. Open Studio Showcase: Katie Young and Olivia de Prato, Miya Masaoka

    6:30PM August 16 Solo Violin and Electronics composed by Miya Masaoka, performed by Olivia de Prato Open Studio Showcase of Katherine Young, by invitation to Olivia de Prato and Miya Masaoka Lichtenberschule Ludwigshöhstaße 105, Darmstadt, Germany… More »

  • Olivia de Prato : Solo Violin, Miller Theater

    Tuesday, April 4, 2023 Olivia de Prato Solo Violin CD Pop Up Concert, World Premiere Mapping a Joyful Path for solo violin by Miya Masaoka and works with other acclaimed composers: commissioned by the New York Foundation for the Arts. Miller Theater, 2960 Broadway, New York, NY 10027 Free admission… More »

  • Solo Contrebasse at the American Academy in Rome, Italy

    Wednesday, February 1, 2023 6 pm. The Salon at the American Academy in Rome with contrabassist Dorian Jackman offering a recital of solo works by Bach, Hans Werner Henze, Stephen Scodanibbio, and Miya Masaoka on February 1, 2023. Via Angelo Masina 5, Rome, Italy… More »

  • EMPAC: Talk: The Space Imaginary in Sound and Music: New Work for Violin and Sine Waves:

    Wednesday, November 7, 2022. 7pm : EMPAC premiere for violin and sine waves for the Wave Field Synthesis Array and virtuosic violinist Olivia de Prato. Talk: Multi-Dimensional Spatiality in the 15th Century and Now. On the corner of 8th Street and College Avenue / Troy, NY 12180… More »

  • BANG ON A CAN : Longplay 2022

    Sunday, May 1, 2022 1:15, Robert Black, solo contrebasse, Four Moons of Pluto composed by Miya Masaoka. Mark Morris Dance Center, Brooklyn, NY https://bangonacan.org/long-play-2022/… More »

  • The Boccaccio Project “Intuit (a way to stay in this world)”

    Intuit (a way to stay in this world) Library of Congress commission as part of The Boccaccio Project. For solo cello. Kathryn Bates of Del Sol, June 2020. Duration: 3 minutes. Composed by Miya Masaoka in strict quarantine in New York City 2020…. More »

  • Four Moons of Pluto for 1 to 5 contrebasse players

    For double bass, from 1 to 5 players.  James Ilgenfritz. First performance, The Stone, 2015.  James has performed this piece many times all over the world.  It was recorded on Innova Records (Triangle of Resistance)  and also Infrequent Seams (Origami Cosmos) by James Ilgenfritz. A 5 bass player configuration was first performed at New Music… More »

  • Channeling Scelsi:  with Italian channeler Carlo Costa.

    Channeling Scelsi:  with Italian channeler Carlo Costa. This new work is an interpretation of Scelsi’s 1965 composition Ygghur originally written for cello.  Performed on two 13 string kotos by Akiko Sasaki and Miya Masaoka…. More »