composing "cris de paris" for 4 voices and 4 saxophones

02/22/2018 - 02/25/2018

Commissioned by the vocal ensemble specializing in early music Thélème and the saxophone quartet XASAX, specialists for contemporary music. The work is based on vocal piece Voulez ouir les cris de Paris by Clémant Janequin (1485-1558) and will be premiered October 28th in Basel.

zone expérimentale with George Lewis

04/13/2018

D-Freiburg, 19:30, Hochschule für Musik : zone expérimentale plays works of George Lewis with George Lewis!

zone expérimentale with George Lewis

04/14/2018

D-Basel, 20:00, Ackermannshof : zone expérimentale plays works of George Lewis with George Lewis!

Haas trombone concerto in basel

04/18/2018 - 04/19/2018

D - Basel : Mike Svoboda plays the Trombone Concerto by Georg Friedrich Haas with the Symphony Orchester Basel, Ivor Bolton, conductor.

entrance exams contemporary music performance in Basel

04/20/2018 - 04/21/2018

CH - Basel : Hochschule für Musik, Basel entrance exams for MA in contemporary music performance http://zoneexperimentale.ch/studies_en.html

Anarchic Harmonies - Duo Hussong/Svoboda

04/29/2018

D - Leverkusen : Anarchic Harmonies works from John Cage and Girolamo Frecsobaldi with Stefan Hussong, accordion, Mike Svoboda, trombone.

composing a brass quintet

05/28/2018 - 06/24/2018

Commissioned by Stockholm Chamber Brass celebrating their 30 stage jubilee, it will be premiered October 8th in Stockholm.

power and poetry - solo concert

06/05/2018

D-Bayreuth : solo performances "power and poetry" with Mike Svoboda, trombone, and works by Berio, Cage, Feldman, Scelsi and Svoboda.

Duo with Anton Kernjak, piano

06/28/2018

A-Krems, Krenek Institute : duo with the pianist Anton Krenjak playing work for trombone and piano from Krenek and Stockhausen.

Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik

07/22/2018 - 07/24/2018

D - Darmstadt : teaching three days in the Brass Academy @ Darmstadt Ferienkurse. Other teachers at the course (14th to 28th of July) are Marco Blaauw (trumpet), Christie Chapmann (horn), and Melvyn Poore (tuba).

teaching composition in Sweden

07/29/2018 - 08/04/2018

S-Leksands : The course is open to all brass chamber music groups as well as individual participants who have a particular interest in chamber playing. After initial applications are made a maximum of 5 chamber groups will be selected by Stockholm Chamber Brass to attend the Academy. The number of groups is limited so that the group that are selected are able to given the fullest experience from Stockholm Chamber Brass. https://www.scbrassacademy.com

les trombones de bale quartet

09/07/2018

D - Freiburg, Waldsee : concert with les trombones de bâle quartet at the Mehrklang Festival with works by Johannes Schöllhorn and others. http://www.lestrombonesdebale.com

les trombones de bale quartet

09/09/2018

D - Freiburg, Waldsee : repeat concert with les trombones de bâle quartet at the Mehrklang Festival with works by Johannes Schöllhorn and others. ]http://www.lestrombonesdebale.com

composing a work for the ensemble Neuverband

09/26/2018 - 10/13/2018

Commissioned by the Ensemble Neuverband, the short work for female voice, bass flute, and violon cello will be premiered on January 28th in Basel, Switzerland.

Duo Hussong/Svoboda

11/16/2018

D - Worpswede : Duo with Stefan Hussong, accordion. Works for trombone and accordion from John Cage, Girolamo Frescobaldi, Keiko Harada, Karlheinz Stockhausen, and Mike Svoboda.