Nicholas Oberg Deyoe

Curriculum Vitae

858.699.6544 - nicholasdeyoe [at] gmail [dot] com

www.nicholasdeyoe.com




Education


Ph.D. Composition. University of California, San Diego, June 2012

Primary Teacher: Roger Reynolds

M.A. Composition. University of California, San Diego, June 2008

Primary Teacher: Roger Reynolds

M.M. Orchestral Conducting. University of Northern Colorado, May 2006

Primary Teacher(s): Russell Guyver, conducting; Jonathan Leathwood, guitar;

Jonathan Bellman, musicology

Exchange Program.  Carl von Ossietzky Universität; Oldenburg, Germany, Spring and Summer 2004

Primary Teacher: Violeta Dinescu

B.M. Music Theory and Composition. University of Northern Colorado, December 2004

Primary Teacher(s): John McLaird, composition; Jonathan Leathwood, guitar


Spoken Languages: English (primary), German (secondary)




Notable Commissions and Awards


2013 - Carnegie Hall Commission (new work for Gnarwhallaby (cl, tbn, vcl, pno))

2012 - wild Up Commission (a new anxiety for 20 players)

2012 - Cadillac Moon Ensemble Commission (systemic for bass flute, violin, cello, percussion)

2011/2012 - La Jolla Symphony Tom Nee Commission (still getting rid of for soprano, mezzo-soprano,

        and orchestra)

2011 - Nominated for the Julius F. Ježek Prize in Composition

2010 - Festival USINESONORE Commission (Switzerland) (wir aber sind schon anders for percussion

quartet)

2010 - Palimpsest Commission (for someone else that it seems you’ve always wanted for 18 players)

2009 - Finalist – Clefworks Composition Competition

2009 UCSD Music Department Outstanding TA Award

Conducting Scholarship: 44th Internationale Ferienkurse für Neue Musik Darmstadt, Germany.

Intensive Conducting Studies with Lucas Vis

2008 BMI Student Composer Award





Noteworthy/Upcoming Performances (composition)


22 April 2013: Lullaby 3 for string quintet – Formalist Quartet and Erika Duke-Kirkpatrick - REDCAT, Los Angeles

12 April 2013: Systemic for flute, violin, violoncello, percussion – Cadillac Moon Ensemble – DiMenna Center – NYC

12 January 2013: things written in the snow No. 2 “beneath a fresh layer for amplified bass flute – Roberta Michel - Spectrum, NYC

12 May 2012: A new anxiety for 20 players – Wild Up – The Armory, Pasadena, CA

13 April 2012: Lullaby 2 – Brendan Nguyen, piano - UCSD

11/12 February 2012: still getting rid of for soprano, mezzo-soprano and orchestra – Stephanie Aston, Leslie Leytham; La Jolla Symphony, Steven Schick – UCSD

6 September 2011: Lullaby - Brian Archinal, percussion – Gaudeamus Music Week – Utrecht, The Netherlands

13 April 2011: …for every day is another view of the tentative past – Formalist Quartet - UCSD

5 November 2010: Useless (for speaking percussionist), Brian Archinal - Musik Akademie der Stadt Basel – Hochschule für Musik - Basel, Switzerland

2 July 2010: 3 Dickinson Songs - Masumi Yoshikawa and Masami Aikou, voices; Reiko Manabe, alto flute; Norio Satoh, guitar - Shibuya Koen-Dori Classics: Tokyo, Japan

12 June 2010: …for every day is another view of the tentative past – The Formalist Quartet – Villa Aurora, Pacific Palisades, California

6 June 2010: …for every day is another view of the tentative past – The Formalist Quartet - Selid Stokkalaekur, Iceland

4 June 2010: Images from a sleepless night – The Formalist Quartet - Reykjavik Iceland

28 April 2010: for someone else that it seems you’ve always wanted for 18 musicians – Palimpsest - UCSD

14 March 2010: wir aber sind schon anders - for Percussion Quartet – commissioned for Usinesonore Festival, Bévilard – Malleray, Switzerland

12 February 2010: 3 Dickinson Songs – Susan Narucki, Stephanie Aston, John Fonville, and Pablo Gomez – La Jolla, CA




Noteworthy Performances (conductor)


4-6 June 2011 – Shostakovich Symphony No. 1; Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn – La Jolla Symphony Orchestra – La Jolla, CA

9 July 2008 - Marta Gentilucci - radix ipsius - Ensemble Ascolta - Darmstadt, Germany

17 July 2008 - Marco Momi - Iconica II (Kranichsteiner prize winner), IMD Preisträgerensemble - Darmstadt, Germany

1 May 2008: Helmut Lachenmann’s “…zwei Gefühle…” - UCSD ensemble, UCSD. (Lachenmann in attendance)




Ensembles Conducted


La Jolla Symphony Orchestra, Red Fish Blue Fish, Ensemble Ascolta, The Darmstadt Preisträgerensemble, Noise, The University of Northern Colorado Symphony, Chamber, and Sinfonietta Orchestras, ad hoc ensembles in Colorado, California, and Germany




Recordings


Nicholas DEYOE – with throbbing eyes – portrait album - Populist Records PR001 - February 2012

Chimney Liquor – Duo improvisation CD – Jeff Kaiser, trumpet; Nicholas Deyoe, electric guitar –

Eh? Records Eh?66 – October 2012

Yvonne Wu - Stills; edges (conductor) – “Sound Check Six” – UCSD Music Department Sampler –

Fall 2012

POS BTR – INTERSECTIONS: Eliot Gattegno and Eric Wubbels. Spektral Records SRL4-08039 - 2009

Charlie Wilmoth - sixteen soundbytes (conductor) "New Music from San Diego" Carrier Records 2009




Publications


Spectral World Musics: Proceedings of the Istanbul Spectral Music Conference (review)

Notes, Volume 66, Number 3, March 2010, pp. 531-533 (Review)




Teaching / TA Experience


Courses Taught (syllabus and/or course design, lecturing, evaluation, overseeing TAs):


Rock Guitar Heroes – UCSD – Spring Quarter 2012 (215 students); Summer Session1  2012 (48 students) [Intended for undergraduate students from all areas with no prerequisite musical knowledge]

Introduction to Composition – UCSD – Winter Quarter 2010 (16 students) [Intended for undergraduate Music Majors intending to focus on composition]

Introduction to Sibelius Notation Software – U. Northern Colorado – 2005 Rocky Mountain Music Technology Workshop; 2006 Rocky Mountain Music Technology Workshop [Intended for Colorado Music Educators]


Courses TA’d: (regular discussion sections, grading, office hours, some lecturing):

Music Fundamentals, The Symphony, Introduction to the Music of Africa, Music and Dance of Korea, Music of Asia and Oceania, Ragtime: Slavery to Stravinsky




Guest Lectures



Presentation and Discussion of my recent music [still getting rid of; Lullaby; For Stephanie (on our wedding day)]

April 3rd 2012 – UCSD Focus on Composition Seminar


"2nd Viennese School" [Serial Technique; Schoenberg - Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31; Berg - Violin Concerto; Webern - Symphony, Op. 21]

15 November 2011 - UCSD MUSIC 9 "The Symphony" - taught by Robert Zelickman

"Music after Beethoven" [Schubert Unfinished Symphony; Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique; Shostakovich Symphony No. 1]

February 17 2011 - UCSD MUSIC 9 "The Symphony" - taught by Steve Schick


Presentation and Discussion of my recent chamber music [forced through; feel you painful longing]

November 2009 - Stanford University Composition Colloquium - Organized by Mark Appelbaum


Presentation and Discussion of my recent music [fifteen players; forced through; POS BTR]

24 April 2009 – UCSD Focus on Composition Seminar


"Orchestra and the Voice" [Mahler Kindertotenlieder, Strauß vier letzte lieder, Boulez Pli selon Pli, Copland 8 Dickinson settings]

16 October 2008 - UCSD MUSIC 9 "The Symphony" - taught by Steve Schick


"Music after Beethoven" [Schubert Unfinished Symphony; Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique]

14 October 2008 - UCSD MUSIC 9 "The Symphony" - taught by Steve Schick



Other Experience


April – August 2012 – Associate Instructor - UCSD

September 2007 – present – Assistant Conductor, La Jolla Symphony Orchestra: Steven Schick

2010/2011 Academic year – Elected committee member representing Composition Area Graduate Students

2007/2008 Academic year – Coordinator for two-part composer workshop residency with the The Kenners.

August 2005 - May 2006 – Orchestral Manager: University of Northern Colorado Orchestras

August 2005 - May 2006 – Assistant conductor: University of Northern Colorado Orchestras

May 2005 - May 2006 – Assistant Manager: University of Northern Colorado Music Technology Center

August 2004 - August 2005 – Producer/Director: Colorado Contemporary Music Ensemble



































































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