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CONCERT MUSIC PERFORMANCES & RECORDINGS

World premiere of "Vertical Color Forms #1 (Cosmic Vistas)" along with "Morning Star Rising" performed by the Rhodes College Orchestra conducted by Joseph Montelione at Rhodes College in Memphis, TN, October 2009.

HORIZONTAL COLOR FORMS #22, for strings - world premiere by the Chicago Miniaturist Ensemble at Ossia Fine Arts Space in Chicago in September 2008

HORIZONTAL COLOR FORMS #15, for string quartet (January 2007) - West End String Quartet - performed in Pittsburgh, PA

HORIZONTAL COLOR FORMS #16, for percussion ensemble (December 2006) - California State University, Long Beach Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Dave Gerhart

ECHOES OF EMERGENCE, for percussion ensemble (May 2006) - California State University, Long Beach Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Dave Gerhart

TEMPO DISTORTION #1, for flute, 2 violins and percussion performed at the Cornelia Steet Cafe in the heart of Greenwich Village (New York City) on Frank Oteri's 21st Century Schizoid Music concert series by the New York Miniaturist Ensemble, a Juilliard School chamber ensemble (March 2006)

HORIZONTAL COLOR FORMS #12 "72 TONES" for flute, violin, viola and percussion performed at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in New York City, along with the premiere of Karlheinz Stockhausen's "First Natural Durations" on February 23, 2006, by the New York Miniaturist Ensemble, a Juilliard School chamber ensemble (February 2006)

HORIZONTAL COLOR FORMS #12 "72 TONES" for flute, violin, viola and percussion premiered by the New York Miniaturist Ensemble in New York City (December 2005)

ORCHESTRAL, CONCEPTUAL AND ENSEMBLE MUSIC CD - Steve Kornicki, Composer (Released November 2005). More information.

HORIZONTAL COLOR FORMS #5, FOR CHAMBER ENSEMBLE (2005 Reading and Web audio posting) - Accessible Contemporary Music.

MORNINGSTAR RISING, for orchestra (2005 CD recording) - ERM Media’s Masterworks of the New Era - Volume 6 conducted by Robert Ian Winstin and the Kiev Philharmonic. More information.

TONAL CORRELATIONS (TRANSFORMATIONS), for instruments and pre-recorded electronic sounds (2004 performance) – guitarists, Tom Copson and Chris Shepherd - Naropa University (Boulder CO)

XYLO MOTION, for xylophone and pre-recorded electronic sounds (2004 performance) – percussionist Dave Gerhart – University of Southern California

SYNCHRONOUS MOMENTUM, for vibraphone and electronic sounds (2003 performance) - percussionist Dave Gerhart- California State University, Long Beach

ECHOES OF EMERGENCE, for percussion ensemble (3 performances, 2001) - California State University, Long Beach Percussion Ensemble, conducted by Dave Gerhart

PARALLEL MUSIC, for vibraphone, marimba and electronic sounds (2001 performance) – percussionists, Dave Gerhart and Angela Tabor - California State University, Long Beach

MUSIC FOR SOLO GUITAR (1991 CD recording) – performed by William Peters – from Fragments of Illumination CD

AND SHE SPOKE OF ANOTHER TIME, for strings (1991 CD recording) – performed by Bonnie Ayers (violin) – from Fragments of Illumination CD

TONAL CORRELATIONS (TEXTURES), for 2 pianos and electronic sounds (1990 performance) - Steve Kornicki, Tami Zavislan, pianos - Settlement Music School (Philadelphia, PA)

CHAMBER MUSIC FOR FLUTE AND CELLO (1987 performance) - students of Settlement Music School (Philadelphia, PA)

CONCERT MUSIC PUBLICATIONS

XYLO MOTION (see above for details) – published by Media Press, Inc.

SYNCHRONOUS MOMENTUM (see above for details) – published by Media Press, Inc.

FILM / VIDEO / TV / MEDIA / AUDIO - SCORING & PRODUCTION

Steve's film & television production music credits include:

**Barry Levinson film, "What Just Happened" starring Robert DeNiro (2008)
**CSI Miami (2010)
**Michael F. Sears film, "A Warrior's Heart" starring Kellan Lutz and Ashley Greene (2011)
**Freerunner (2011 feature-length film)
**Jersey Shore (MTV)
**Dan Patrick Show (NBC Sports Net)
**Married to the Army Alaska (OWN)
**Immortalized (AMC)
**Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition (Lifetime)
**Charles and Di Once Upon a Time (TLC)
**Watch What Happens Live (Bravo)
**Dance Moms (Lifetime)
**America Sings (The Gospel Channel)
**
Gil Cates Jr film, "Pass the Sugar" (2010)
**Big Ten Football Pregame Show (Sept. 2010)
**L.A. Shrinks (Bravo)
**What is That (Science)
**The Simple Life with Paris Hilton (FOX & E! Entertainment)
**HowStuffWorks (Discovery Channel)
**My Cat from Hell (Animal Planet)
**CBS Sunday Morning News
**Fox Sports Retro (Fox Sports)
**Olympic Trials 2008 (MSNBC)
**The Squeeze (MSNBC)
**Strange Love (VH1)
**Modern Marvels (History Channel)
**Scott Hamilton: Return to the Ice (Bio)
**PGA Golf 2010 - Global Golf Adventure
**Bass Pro Shop King of Bucks (Outdoor Channel)
**100% Real Hunting (NBC Sports Net)
**Starz Studios
**Major League Baseball
**Guiness Book of World Records: Live Top 100 (NBC)
**CBS promo spots
**Searching For (Discovery Channel)
**Out of Egypt (Discovery Channel)
**Operation Wild (Green Channel)
**What's Eating You (E!)
**Ancient Aliens (History)
**Doctors Behind Bars (Discovery)
**Lockup Extended Stay: Orange County Jail (MSNBC)
**Major League Baseball
**The OCD Project (VH1)
**Pit Bulls and Parolees (Animal Planet)
**Smithsonian Spotlight (Canadian TV)
**Boost Mobile web site video entitled "The Making of the Boost Mobile Super Bowl Commercial" (2010)
**Big Ten Short Stories (Big Ten Network)
**Joni and Friends (TBN)
**Millionaire Matchmaker (Bravo)
**Stars for Stripes Wounded Warriors Return (Great American Country network)
**Place of Our Own (PBS)
**Clean House (Style Network)
**Conversations with Dave Revsine (Big 10 Network)
**Split Ends (Style Network)
**The Great Outdoors (Australia Network)
**Dad Camp (VH1)
**The Mystery of Sleep
**It Only Hurts When I Laugh (TRUTV)
**Crime Inc. (UK)
**Holly's World (E!)
**Pit Boss (Animal Planet)
**"Gay, Straight or Taken" (Lifetime)
**"How to Look Good Naked" (Lifetime)
**Sirius and XM satellite TV
**NPR
**Various TV/radio promotions and features (U.S., U.K., Germany, Australia, France, Brazil, Finland, South Africa, Switzerland, Mexico, Canada, Netherlands, Japan, Hong Kong, Norway)

TM Forum audio promotion - provided original music and produced voice over (2007)

NutriFarmacy - produced and provided original music for pharmaceutical products radio commercial (2007)

Life in Balance - "OM to OHM" - performed creative guitar and bass guitar tracks for electronica/ambient CD released on Koch Records (2007)

Mark Dudgeon - Guitar Spirituals - produced CD of traditional, solo guitar music

Good Grief Center (for bereavement support) - produced and provided original music for CD for care package (2006)

Omega Brite - produced and provided original music for pharmaceutical products radio commercial (2005)

Hilton Head Island Motorcoach Resort – original score for informational DVD (2005)

Michael McVicker: Stillness in Motion –original music track and audio production for meditation CD (2005)

Discovery Path: Becoming I Am - original music and audio production for meditation DVD (2005)

CoManage Corporation Data Integrity Management – original music for informational CD-ROM (2004)

Deborah Donoghue: The Guardians (2005) The Awakening (2004) – original music and audio production for meditation CDs

A Fishermen Story – original score for documentary film by I-ling Chu (2004)

Jana Losey EP – music arrangements, composition and audio production (pop-rock CD) - 2004

Tom Copson: Monkey Is as Monkey Is – original music track and audio mastering for instrumental music CD (2004)

Cathy Kaplan: Patchwork Me – original music and audio production for poetry and music CD (2003)

Network Television Promotion – 8 national TV spots (2003)

Dan Wagner: Integrative Approaches to Nutrition and Natural Medicine – original music for informational CDs produced by Leonard Lies (2002)

Progress and Prejudice: Treating Mental Illness in the Modern Community – original music for documentary video (2001)

Essential Yoga – original music for instructional video (2000)

U.S. Air Force Training Video – original music for instructional video (1999)

COMMISSIONS

2006: Electro-Acoustic Commission for Violin and Guitar - commissioned by Duo 46

2001: Five Alarm Music Library - commissioned to compose 5 pieces in orchestral/commercial style (Los Angeles, CA)

1996: Life Rites - commissioned to compose score for theater production (Pittsburgh, PA)

SOUND FOR INSTALLATIONS AND EXHIBITIONS

March 2011: Altered Orchestra (liquid video) by Steve and Melissa Kornicki at California State University Fullerton 2011 New Music Festival

April 2007: Altered Orchestra # 1 for processed orchestra samples was featured at TRANSreveLATION, an audiovisual concert that explored form and structure - presented by James Briggs III and Melissa Grey in New York City

January 2007: 29 x 7 included in Free Play Six: Listening Chamber which featured a wide variety of electro-acoustic music amid a display of contemporary artworks by nationally renowned metalsmiths Dennis Nahavetian and Tara Stephensen - Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI)

2006: Transfigurations (with 61x5 soundtrack) at "New Space" installation/exhibition - Sweetwater Center for the Arts - (Sewickley, PA)

2006: Transfigurations (with 61x5 soundtrack) at "Collective Dreaming" installation/exhibition - ArtSpace 303 (Homestead, PA)

2006: Transfigurations (with 61x5 score) at Dowe's on 9th Street (jazz club) exhibition (Pittsburgh, PA)

2005: 61 x 5, pre-recorded electro-acoustic music for 5 compact discs played simultaneously on shuffle play mode – used as soundtrack for Transfigurations (DVD featuring digital conceptual art by Melissa and Steve Kornicki)

MUSIC WITH VIDEO

Video Distortion #1 - 2007

Mixed Signals (Video Symphony) - 2005-07

Altered Orchestra (liquid video) - 2007

Transfigurations - 2005

Transfigurations #2 - 2006-07

Underwater Television - 2007

For more information and to purchase DVDs, click here.

SELECT LIVE PERFORMANCES BY STEVE KORNICKI

Private Parties: Southern California and Western Pennsylvania (1997-2004)
(Steve has worked extensively with International Event Coordinator Bob Sendall, performing at his events, as well as for other corporate and private clients)

Outdoor Concerts: Encino, Pacific Palisades, Hollywood (2001)

Evening Performance: Marina Del Rey, CA - Ritz Carlton (2001)

Event Performance: Pittsburgh, PA - Carnegie Museum (2000)

Corporate Event: Frank Loyd Wright's Fallingwater - Fortune 500 Forum (1998)

Opening Act: Pittsburgh, PA - Hall & Oates, Craig Chaquico, Fourplay Concert (1998)

Private Party: West Virginia - Greenbrier Hotel (1998)

Philadelphia Academy of Music (1994, 1995)

Chadsford Winery, PA (1994)

RADIO

2009- "Star's End" - WXPN-FM Philadelphia

2009 - WPRB (Princeton, NJ) "Classical Discoveries"

2008: "25 x 8" from Kornicki's CD Orchestral, Conceptual and Ensemble Music on NPR's nationally syndicated ambient music program Hearts of Space (playlist)

2008: Star's End (WXPN) - Philadelphia, PA; New Dreamer's (KLCC) - Eugene, OR; Ferngerms Sleeps - Live365 Internet Radio; WCMU, NPR - Michigan

2007: Star's End Ambient Radio (WXPN-FM) - Philadelphia, PA; KLCC 89.7 NPR - Eugene OR; WCMU - NPR Michigan; WXPN - Philadelphia, PA; WXPH - Harrisburg, PA; WKHS - Baltimore, MD; WORT-FM - Madison, WI; KLCC Public Radio - Eugene, OR; WHUS-FM's "Pushing the Envelope" - Storrs, CT; WPRB - Princeton, NJ; WTJU - Charlottesville, VA; WDIY FM "Galactic Travels" (Allentown/Bethlehem, PA, 93.9 FM in Easton, PA & Phillipsburg, NJ)

2006: Cool Streams (internet radio)

2006: 61x5 (Transfigurations soundtrack) included in the "most significant releases of 2006" list by
WXPN-FM's ambient music radio program, Star's End

2006: WORT-FM's "RTQE" - Madison, WI; WXPN's Star's End - Philadelphia PA; Contemporary Classical Internet Radio; KLCC 89.7 NPR - Eugene OR; WXPH - Harrisburg, PA; WKHS - Baltimore, MD

2005: Contemporary Classical Internet Radio; WQED - Pittsburgh PA; WPRB - Princeton NJ; KGNU - Boulder and Denver CO; Music Sojourn Internet Radio; Taiwan Radio; WXPN's Star's End - Philadelphia PA; WPRB - Princeton NJ); WXPH - Harrisburg PA; WKHS - Baltimore MD; 104.9 FM - Allentown and Bethlehem PA; WORT-FM - Madison WI; WMUH 91.7 FM - Allentown PA; KLCC 89.7 NPR - Eugene OR

2004: KFMK - Austin, TX

2003: LoveFM - Japan; Internet Radio NonBiri - Japan

2002: WJZW - Washington, D.C; WESS - Stroudsburg, PA

2001: WSIA - New York City; WJZW - Washington, D.C.; KCSN - Los Angeles;
WMBR - Boston; KZYX - Philo, CA; KCUR - Kansas City, MO; KCWU - Ellensburg, WA;
FUN RADIO - Romania; WKMS - Murray, KY; WKNH - Keene, NH; WXPR - Rhinelander, WI;
WRAS - Atlanta, GA; WAWL - Chattanooga, TN; WVUD - Newark, DE; KTEP - El Paso, TX

1999: Public Radio International

1998: WYEP - Pittsburgh, PA

1994: National Public Radio; WEFT - Champaign, IL

1991-92: WXPN - Philadelphia

ORIGINAL CDs - click here for more information and to order

Steve Kornicki: Orchestral, Conceptual and Ensemble Music - 2005 - contemporary, classical music (symphony orchestra, sampled classical instruments, guitars, percussion ensemble)

Steve Kornicki and Rob Grano: Twilight Blue - 2004 – instrumental music (guitar, synthesizers, percussion)

Steve Kornicki: Forever Journey - 2001 - instrumental music (guitar, synthesizers, percussion)

Kornicki Brothers: Deep Time - 1998 - instrumental music (guitar, fretless bass, synthesizers, percussion)

Kornicki Brothers: Time Withstanding
- 1997 – instrumental music (synthesizers, fretless bass, guitar, violin, female voice, percussion)

Kornicki Brothers: Different Views
- 1994 - instrumental music (synthesizers, percussion, bass guitar)

Steve Kornicki: Fragments of Illumination - 1991 - contemporary classical music (classical guitar, synthesizers, flute, violin, percussion)


DANCE/THEATER

Life Rites - Pittsburgh City Theater - 1996 (PA Council on the Arts grant)

Bucks County Dance Company - Philadelphia - 1994-95 - several productions

Perseophone in the Underworld - Philadelphia - 1992

OTHER MEDIA

Laser Tag - music used for touring company along the East Coast - 1995

Franklin Mills Mall, Philadelphia - music used for background - 1994

Closing the Gap (Arts in Education) Minneapolis - music used for interactive workshops - 1993


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