• 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 Doors open at 5:30PM, music… 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 and 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 »

  • A Crack in Your Thoughts

    Koto, Laser Koto and electronics, The Walk Art Center Gallery, 2012 A Crack In Your Thoughts Excerpt… More »

  • Stemming

    Stemming for 1-4 players  bows, string instrument, processing  … More »

  • Swimming Through Madness

    Duo for two 13 string kotos. With Akiko Sasaki, Miya Masaoka, The Stone and Roulette… More »