Works performed by Earplay:

Ancient Eyes
Continental Drift

The works of Mathew Rosenblum works have been performed throughout the United States and Europe including the 1990 ISCM World Music Days in Oslo, De Ijsbreker in Amsterdam, the Tonhalle in Düsseldorf, the Bing Theater in LA., and at the Sonic Boom Festival, the Kitchen, Merkin Hall, and Miller Theater in New York City by ensembles including the California Ear Unit, Newband, the Rascher Saxophone Quartet, the New York New Music Ensemble, the Chicago Contemporary Players, the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Sequitur, Speculum Musicae, and others. Recent commissions and performances include Möbius Loop (2000) for Saxophone Quartet and Chamber Orchestra commissioned by the Rascher Saxophone Quartet and premiered in Düsseldorf Germany in March 2000, and a multi-media chamber opera (in-progress) commissioned by Sequitur and scheduled for production at Miller Theater in 2004. In the fall of 2001 he was a core participant in the American Composers Orchestra's Orchestra Tech Festival and Conference in New York City where his piece Nü kuan tzu, for singers samplers and chamber orchestra, was one of twenty works featured on the festival. In the fall of 1998 he toured with the New York New Music Ensemble as they performed several of his works at the Sonic Boom Festival in New York City, the Bing Theater in Los Angeles, and the Festival of New American Music in Sacramento California where he was a featured composer.

Other honors include a Pennsylvania Council on the Arts Music Fellowship Grant (1994, 1998), a Fromm Foundation Commission (1993), a National Endowment for the Arts Music Fellowship Grant (1992), a New York Foundation for the Arts Artists Fellowship Grant (1989), and an American Composers Alliance 50th Anniversary Recording Award (1987). Recent commissions include those from flutist Patti Monson (2001) and pianist Eric Moe (2001) for upcoming compact disc releases. His music has been recorded by Newband, the California EAR Unit, the Prism Players, pianist Loretta Goldberg, and cellists Theodore Mook and Michael Finckel for the Mode, Opus One, and CRI Emergency Music labels, and is published by C.F. Peters Corporation. He is currently an Associate Professor of composition at the University of Pittsburgh.

[from program for May 19, 2003 concert]