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Welcome

Paul Coleman is an active composer, teacher, and engineer residing in Rochester, New York. His music ranges from works for orchestra, to chamber and solo music, to music for homemade instruments, and electronic and computer music. Throughout this website you can view videos of performances and listen to audio.

Paul is the Sound Director for the New York City based ensemble Signal, and teaches composition, computer music, and music theory as a faculty member of the State University of New York at Fredonia. For information on how to obtain performance materials (scores, parts, and computer files where applicable), please visit the contact page.


News & Events

9 Aug, 2013 - 8pm
Signal Ensemble's "microSig" - Algorithmic Music of Paul Coleman
Part of Ensemble Signal's Residency at The Stone
The Stone, NYC, artistic director John Zorn
Ave C & 2nd Street / East Village / New York, NY

11 Feb, 2013 - 8pm
Music of Lang, Gordon, and Wolfe
ESM's Musica Nova
Kilbourn Hall, ESM / Rochester, NY

23 Oct, 2012 - 8pm
Minimalism's Evolution, Signal Ensemble
The Miller Theatre / New York, NY

11 Oct, 2012 - 8pm
Composer Portrait: Jonathan Harvey, Signal Ensemble
The Miller Theatre / New York, NY

7 August 2012 - 8pm
Tiffany Sketches for carillon [2007-8]
Tiffany Ng, carillon
Het carillon van het raadhuis / City Hall, Barneveld, the Netherlands

21 July 2012 - 6pm
Tiffany Sketches for carillon [2007-8]
Tiffany Ng, carillon
Church of Our Saviour, Sankt Annæ Gade 29 / København K, Denmark

21 July 2012 - 12pm
Tiffany Sketches for carillon [2007-8]
Tiffany Ng, carillon
Brøndby Strand Church / Brøndby Strand, Denmark

20 July 2012 - 5:30pm
No. 1 from Tiffany Sketches for carillon [2007-8]
Tiffany Ng, carillon
Helligaandskirken / Copenhagen, Denmark

12 - 17 April 2012
Composer-in-Residence
University of South Florida

13 April 2012 - 7:30pm
Concert featuring works by Coleman, Feldman, Young, Cage, Reich, and Riley
Lewis and Enid Barness Recital Hall
3pm - Guest Lecture
MUS 205
USF School of Music / Tampa, FL

 

11 April 2012
Signal Ensemble plays Steve Reich:
Double Sextet and Tehillim
Kilbourn Hall, ESM / Rochester, NY

9 March 2012
Signal Ensemble plays Steve Reich:
Sextet and Double Sextet
Cleveland Museum of Art / Cleveland, OH

24 - 29 March 2011
Signal Ensemble plays Steve Reich:
Double Sextet and Music for 18 Musicians
National Theater Concert Hall / Taipei, Taiwan
Tongyeong Music Festival / Tongyeong, South Korea

13 March 2011
Signal Ensemble plays Steve Reich:
Music for 18 Musicians
Le Poisson Rouge / New York, NY

12 March 2011
Signal Ensemble plays Steve Reich:
Music for 18 Musicians and Double Sextet
Le Poisson Rouge / New York, NY

3 Feb, 2011 - 8pm
Composer Portrait: Julia Wolfe, Signal Ensemble
The Miller Theatre / New York, NY

29 January 2011 - 8pm
Fireflies [2011] (premiere), canvasmix [2006]
Faculty Recital: Paul Coleman and Jeremy Sagala present electronic works by Sagala, Coleman, Stockhausen, Manoury, Harvey, and Parmegiani.
Juliet J. Rosch Hall / Fredonia, NY

28 January 2011 - 8pm
Tsvetaeva Songs for voice and piano [2003]
30 years of American Song; 1980-2010
Jamie Jordan, soprano
Daniel Pesca, piano
Sean Connors, percussion
Juliet J. Rosch Hall / Fredonia, NY

26 January 2011 - 7pm
Tsvetaeva Songs for voice and piano [2003]
30 years of American Song; 1980-2010
Jamie Jordan, soprano
Daniel Pesca, piano
Rochester Institute of Technology / Rochester, NY

April 26 + 27, 2010 - 8pm
NY Tour with Out of Context and Proper Glue Duo
Christ Church / Rochester, NY (April 26)
Juliet J. Rosch Hall / Fredonia, NY (April 27)

11 April, 2010
Philip Glass: Glassworks
Signal Ensemble
(le) poisson rouge / New York, NY

3 April, 2010
Sarah Snider: Penelope Songs
Signal Ensemble
The Bell House / Brooklyn, NY

 

1 April, 2010
Composer Portrait: Helmut Lachenmann
Signal Ensemble
The Miller Theatre / New York, NY

25 March 2010 - 8pm
Thawed Machine [2010] (premiere)
Eastman Composers' Sinfonietta
Kilbourn Hall, ESM / Rochester, NY

6 February 2010
No. 1. Lullaby for Kyle Joseph Coleman, b. 4 Feb. 2010
Tiffany Ng, carillon
Sather Tower Carillon, UC Berkeley / Berkeley, CA

22 July 2009
Tiffany Sketches for carillon [2007-8] (British premiere)
Tiffany Ng, carillon
Loughborough Carillon, Queens Park, Loughborough, Leicestershire / England

14 July - 2 August 2009
Faculty (Computer Music) and Head Sound Engineer
Bang on a Can Summer Music Festival
MASS MoCA / North Adams, MA

3 May 2009 - 4pm $7 advance | $10 door
Agnus Dei for antiphonal double chorus [2004]
The Quodlibet Renaissance Choral Ensemble
St. Michaels and All Angels Episopal Church / Albuquerque, NM

1 May 2009 - 8pm $12 | $5 students
"...To Bring Together," Concerto Grosso for string quintet and computer [2009] (premiere)
Quartsemble at RIT
RIT Ingle Auditorium / Rochester, NY

14 April 2009 - 7pm
Toolshedding for wrenches and pipe
Matthew Witten, DMA Recital
Kilbourn Hall, ESM / Rochester, NY

3 April 2009 - 3:15pm
Gathering for piano, harp, guitar, marimba, and electronics [2008]
New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival
CUNY G.C., 365 5th Avenue / New York City


18 February 2009 - 8pm
Into Winters' Grey - five cinquains by Adelaide Crapsey (1878-1914) for soprano and sinfonietta [2009] (premiere)
ESM's Musica Nova with Tony Arnold, soprano; Brad Lubman, conductor
Kilbourn Hall, ESM / Rochester, NY

31 January, 2009
Signal Ensemble plays Steve Reich: Daniel Variations and Music for 18 Musicians
Vassar College / Poughkeepsie, NY

5 December 2008 - 9pm $5 advance | $8 door
Toolshedding for wrenches and pipe
Brian Heveron-Smith and Matthew Witten, percussion
Water Street Music Hall / Rochester, NY

5 December 2008 - 12pm
For the Love of Music Recital Series
What Tears in Eyes Now, from Tsvetaeva Songs for soprano and piano [2003]
Jamie Jordan, soprano; Brian Heveron-Smith, piano
Kilbourn Hall, ESM / Rochester, NY

24 November 2008 - 7pm
Toolshedding for wrenches and pipe
Brian Heveron-Smith and Matthew Witten, percussion
Kilbourn Hall, ESM / Rochester, NY

5 November 2008 - 10pm $10 door
The Music of Paul Coleman

Program:
- Eggshells II (premiere)
- canvasmix
- Gathering
- Toolshedding (premiere)
- Modo Particulae (Paul Coleman and Scott Petersen)

The Stone, NYC, artistic director John Zorn
Ave C & 2nd Street / East Village / New York, NY

 

 

September 13 + 14, 2008 - 8pm
Signal Ensemble plays Steve Reich: You Are Variations and Music for 18 Musicians
Le Poisson Rouge / New York, NY

June 5, 2008 - 8pm
Signal Ensemble plays Steve Reich: Daniel Variations and Eight Lines
Ojai Festival / Ojai, California

May 2008
recipient of the Belle Gitelman Award in composition, awarded by the Eastman School of Music, shared with composer Baljinder Sekhon, II.

May 2, 2008 - 12pm
sketch no. 4 "unfolding" from Tiffany Sketches for carillon and electronics [2007-8] (premiere)
Tiffany Ng, carillon
Hopeman Memorial Carillon, Rush Rhees Library, UR / Rochester, NY

April 7, 2008 - 8pm
On Eggshells for piano duo and mechanical metronome [2008] (premiere)
Symeon Waseen, Marcus McCauley, piano
2008 Warren Benson Series / Kilbourn Hall, ESM / Rochester, NY

19 February 2008 - 8pm
Gathering for piano, guitar, harp, marimba, and electronics [2008] (premiere)
Bobby Mitchell, Ossia New Music Ensemble
Kilbourn Hall, ESM / Rochester, NY


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