B.M. Oberlin Conservatory (2014)
Eli’s work Ring | Axle | Gear was published by the International Computer Music Association on their 2016 DVD, representing the world’s best computer music of 2016. Conferences and workshops that programmed Eli’s work in 2016 include: the International Symposium of Computer Music Multidisciplinary Research (Sao Paolo, Brazil); Orford Academy (Montreal, Canada); Visible Bits/Audible Bytes Festival (Leicester, UK); TLI Art Center Flute Recital (Seongnam, South Korea); International Computer Music Conference (Denton, Texas); concerts by the Virginia New Music Ensemble at Carnegie Mellon and Bucknell Universities; Electronic Music Midwest (Kansas City, Kansas); Third Practice Festival (Richmond, Virginia); Spatial Music Workshop (Blacksburg, Virginia); Third Coast Trombone Retreat (Montague, Michigan); Society for Electroacoustic Music in United States Conference (Statesboro, Georgia); SPLICE Institute (Kalamazoo, Michigan); National Student Electronic Music Event (Norman, Oklahoma); in lectures at SUNY Purchase, SUNY Stony Brook, University of Tennessee, Furman University, UNC Chapel Hill, and Georgia State University; and a visiting lecture at University of North Carolina School of the Arts (Winston-Salem, North Carolina). As part of the University of Virginia community Eli performed with the University of Virginia orchestra, managed the residency of the JACK String Quartet (the foremost contemporary string quartet), headed the Composition Mentorship Program, co-taught a new course (titled ‘Composer Performer Collaborative Lab’) with music faculty Shawn Earle, helped to begin relations between Hack Cville (a student run entrepreneurial community) and the Composition and Computer Technologies program, and composed an original orchestral work for the Rapidan Orchestra. Over this summer Eli will be teaching the Sonic Arts Workshop at Oberlin Conservatory, attending several international electroacoustic music workshops, and presenting a co-written paper at a conference in Sao Paolo, Brazil.