Compositions and Installations

Sheng for Piano and Mobile Phones, for Synaesthesia Playground
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Utsusemi (2015) Art/Sound installation
in collaboration with visual artist Nobuho Nagasawa
featured at the Stony Brook University Faculty Exhibition 2015
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Torus (revised 2010)
for solo piano and live video by Avinash Krishnan
Performance: 11 May 2010 at Staller Center Recital Hall. Jocelyn Ho, piano, Levy Lorenzo, video.
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String Quartet (Rituals) (2005)
for 2 violins, viola, cello

Wavefronts (2005)
for percussion quartet with solo commissioned by Schlaginstrumentengruppe
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Performances: 30, 31 July 2005 at the Crown Center Pavillion, Kansas City, Schlaginstrumentengruppe, Brett Baxter, solo

12 Variations on a Dodecahedron (2005)
for percussion duo
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Performance: September 2006, Bill Solomon’s Graduate Percussion Recital, Hartford University. Bill Solomon and Ned Smith.
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Torus (2004)
for solo piano
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Performances: 26 February 2005 at White Hall, UMKC. Composer’s Guild Concert. Jocelyn Ho, piano. 13 April 2005 at Grant Hall, UMKC. Solo piano recital. Jocelyn Ho, piano.

Contemplation on a Candle in Darkness (2001)
for clarinet and piano
Performances: 2001 at Studio 1, University of Sydney. “Pieces for Peter” project. Johanna Petsche, clarinet, Jocelyn Ho, piano

Summer Birds (2001)
for 2 pianos
Performances: 2001 at Old Darlington School, University of Sydney. Composers’ concert. Anna Kornakowski and Jocelyn Ho, pianos.

The Chasm (1999)
for soprano, vibraphone, xylophone, glockenspiel, whirlies and piano
Performances and Recording: 24 February 2000 at Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, Sydney. Jamie Castrisos, Mark Spiteri, Amanda Kaledelfos, Nicole Thomson, Michael Wright and Jocelyn Ho.



“Analyzing and Composing from the Performing Body” in The Musical Multiverse of Gestures (2016, submitted book section). Springer Computational Music Science Series.


Towards an Embodied Understanding of Performing Practices: A Gestural Analysis of Debussy’s “Minstrels” According to the 1912 Piano Rolls,La Revue Musicale OICRM, Vol. 2 (2014).


“Debussy and the late-Romantic performance tradition: A study of Debussy’s 1913 piano rolls” in Debussy’s Resonance (2016, submitted book section). University of Rochester Press.


Debussy and late-Romantic performing Practices: An Investigation of Debussy’s Piano Rolls of 1913 (accepted, Springer Computational Music Science Series)


“From 2D to 3D: Using Geometry and Group Theory to Model Motivic Structure in Musical Composition.” Mathematics and Computation in Music: Third International Conference, MCM 2011 Proceedings (2011), 342-5.

Trigonometric identities, linear algebra and computer algebra
Amer. Math. Monthly, 112 (2005), 155-164.
Ian Doust, M.D. Hirschhorn and Jocelyn Ho.