Oct 23, 7pm EST - Music on the Edge Presents Devon Osamu Tipp: New Music for Shakuhachi and Electroacoustic Sound

Live and remote

Bellefield Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15260



Sept 14, 15: guest artist at Windstock Festival, University of Szeged, Hungary

Sept 10: MONSTER - contemporary shakuhachi music

As part of the 2021 International Shakuhachi Festival, Prague

Punctum, Krasova 27, Praha 3, Czech Republic

April 18, 2pm EST - premiere of "Breadcrumbs" by Mark Micchelli

April 16 - Oh My Ears - Shakuhachi performance - performance of works by Elizabeth Brown, Frances White, and Chatori Shimizu


11/12/20 - 7pm EST Hypercube Hypercube Presents: Thoughts and Fragments

Premiere of "How Things are Unmade"

Charlotte New Music, 

11/8/20 - 7pm Kamraton

Premiere of "Tokyo Shift Response"

SLATE Studios & online, 2517 Penn Ave, PA 15222

7/25/20 - 4pm-7pm Sō Percussion Remote Summer Institute

Premiere of "Cloning a Mountain" by Adam Clifton & Eric Puente

7/23/20 - 7pm Sō Percussion Summer Institute, presented by Princeton Public Library

Performance of "Nod to Fellow Travelers" by Devon Osamu Tipp

2/29/20 - Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival

Premiere of "Cheat Sadness/Enjoy Suffering"

Performed by MikroEnsemble at the Andy Warhol Museum

2/21/20 - Oh My Ears 2020 Festival

Contemporary Music for Shakuhachi

works by Wan Heo, Lu-han Li, and Devon Osamu Tipp

The Newton,  300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85013

1/25/20 - Music on the Edge: TAK Ensemble

Premiere of "Tokyo Shift Response Shards"

University of Pittsburgh, Bellefield Hall; Pittsburgh PA


12/18/19 - Musik Als Kunst

11am-12:30pm - Lecture Recital

Traditional and Contemporary Music for shakuhachi

Hochschule fur Musik Carl Maria von Weber Dresden

10/20/19 - 2019 New Jersey Flute Fair

11am~ 11:50 - Newly Commissioned Works Recital, performed by Sarah Steranka

US Premiere - HEILA

New Jersey City University

Rossey Hall, 2039 Kennedy Blvd, Jersey City, NJ

"Wild Human" Screening

7/19 - Mattress Factory Screening

505 Jacksonia St., Pittsburgh PA 15212

7/20 - Carnegie Museum of Art Screening

4400 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh PA 15213

4/27-2/48 - 24 Hour Drone at the Hudson Basilica

Performance of Adam Robinson's "Shimmering Wave" with Hudson Valley Shakuhachi Choir

4/14/19 - Department of Music - Composition Studio Showcase

Performance of "Pale Blue Dot" by Elizabeth Brown

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh

4/12/19 - University of Pittsburgh Gamelan

Pennsylvania Premiere of Elizabeth Brown's "Cloudrest" for Gamelan, shakuhachi, and soprano,

Bellefield Hall Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh

4/12/19 - Department of Physics/Astronomy Artist in Residence Showcase

Premiere of "Pale Blue Dot" for shakuhachi and fixed media to be performed by Elizabeth Brown

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh, PA

3/8/19 - Performance of "Sisyphus" for organ and quartertone accordion by Susanne Kujala and Veli Kujala

Auenkirche, Berlin, Germany

3/7/19 - Spring Pipes - Music for Organ and Accordion

Premiere of "Sisyphus" for organ and quartertone accordion by Susanne Kujala and Veli Kujala

Musik an St. Martin, Kassel, Germany

2/9/19 - NAT 28 Composers' Project

Premiere of Blood on the Pavement 1984

Kelly-Strayhorn Theater, Pittsburgh PA

2/3/19 - Oh My Ears 6th Festival

Presentation on Modern Shakuhachi music

Premiere of new works by Jason Belcher, Victoria Cheah, and Gleb Kanasevich, and Juhani Nuorvala

Premiere of Tokeru Reibo for 4 flutes

Phoenix, AZ - details TBA


11/8/18 - 50th Anniversary Concert: Wagakki Renaissance

Gagaku performance

1830, Yomiuri Otemachi Hall

1 Chome-7-1 Otemachi, Chiyoda 
Tokyo, 100-0004 Japan

9/29/18 - Upcoming Premiere of "On a Razor's Edge"

Performed by MikroEnsemble

Oulu Music Centre, Lintulammentie 1-3, FI-90100  Oulu, Finland

7/14/18 - Premiere of "Message for No One"

Performed by The Music Box Project

Australian Youth Hotel, 63 Bay St, Glebe, NSW 2037, Australia

7/13/18 - Upcoming Premiere of "Letters Chased in Lead"

at Valencia International Performance Academy, performed by Mivos Quartet

6/21/18 - Premiere of "Lead Postcards" 1, 2, and 5, performed by rarescale

"Meet the Contras" at St. James Church, Sussex Gardens

W2 3UD London UK

6/7/18 - NewBaroque at Iklectik Art Lab, performed by Rarescale

Premiere of "Heila" for solo Baroque flute, performed by Carla Rees

5/19/18 - Pittsburgh Classical Guitar Society

Performance of "Mutations", performed by Devin Sherman, Gil Texiera and Ben Meyer

5/19/18 7pm - Holy Angels Lutheran Church, Wilmerding, PA

5/19/18 3pm - East Liberty Presbyterian Church, East Liberty PA

3/12/18 - Neutrals, Susan Kuo, Devon Tipp, Jason Belcher in Concert

Susan Kuo, piano; Devon Tipp, shakuhachi; Jason Belcher, piano;

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA

Microfest NYC

2/22/18 - Performance of "Augury"

Devon Tipp, bassoon

College of Staten Island Recital Hall, 2800 Victory Boulevard, Staten Island, New York, NY

Oh My Ears! 2018 Festival

1/26/18 - Performance of "Murmurs"

Julia Lougheed, clarinet, Andrew Kuhlman, trombone

Megaphone PHX, Phoenix, AZ

Beyond: Microtonal Music Festival and Symposium

1/13/18 - Performance of "Self Portrait"

Elizabeth Brown, shakuhachi, with Alia Musica Pittsburgh

Premiere of "Kezuroukai"

Chatori Shimizu, shô


AMP at Pitt

10/19, 7:30pm - Pittsburgh Premiere of "Self Portrait"

Adam Robinson, shakuhachi, with Alia Musica Pittsburgh

Bellefield Hall, University of Pittsburgh

315 South Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh PA

SHAKUHACHI AND ICHIGENKIN: Discovery in a Single Tone Tour

9/28, 8pm - Premiere of "Splintered Ringing"

Jed Leshowitz Recital Hall, Montclair State University

10/5, time TBD - Performance of "Splintered Ringing"

Katonah Village Public Library, 26 Bedford RD, Katonah, NY 10536

10/8, 8pm -  Performance of "Splintered Ringing"

Center for Remembering and Sharing, 123 4th Ave #2, New York, NY 10003

10/13 8pm - Performance of "Splintered Ringing"

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh

Elizabeth Brown and Ralph Samuelson, shakuhachi

for more details on the entire tour, please visit:


8/6/17, 19:30 - performance of "Augury II"

Livehouse NextSunday, Suginami-ku Asagaya Minami 1-35-23 Daiichi Yokokawa Building B1, Tokyo, Japan

Collaborative performance and world premier of new work

Produced by Chatori Shimizu

7/28/17, 7pm - American Accordionists Association

Premiere of "Ozymandias" for Sho and Accordion

US Premiere of "Entropic Orbit" for Bassoon and Accordion

Tenri Cultural Institute 43A WEST 13TH STREET, NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10011

Zak Hap (sho), Devon Tipp (bassoon), Robert Young McMahon (accordion

5/2/17, 6pm - premiere of "Fünf Träumen"

Katherine Whatley (prepared koto)

Kent Hall, Columbia University, NYC

2/20/17 - premiere of "Entropic Orbit"

Michiyo Honma (harpsichord), Thomas Piercy (clarinet)

Sumida Triphony Hall

1-2-3 Kinshi, Sumida, Tokyo 130-0013, Japan


1/28/17 - performance of "Augury II" and premiere of "Distinction Ia: 5x" (Christine Burke)

Devon Tipp, (bassoon)

4th Annual OME Marathon Concert

Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, Arizona



Blankspace Concert #20

Devon Tipp, (prepared bassoon)

1027 Mirror St, Pittsburgh, PA 15217-2645, United States


8pm - Rarescale Summer School

Performance of "for Dean Drummond"

Harlaxton Manor, Grantham, LIncolnshire, Grantham NG32 1AG



8pm - Joint Recital - Julia Lougheed (clarinet) and Ryan Flint (trombone)

Marcy Chapel

125 N Interlachen Ave

Winter Park, Florida 32789


4/30/16 - KLA Old|New

Performance of "Burlesque"

National Opera Center

330 7th Ave (between 28th and 29th St)

New York City, NY


3/3/16 - Alison Lowell

Premiere of "Augury I"

University of Maryland College Park

Gildenhorn Hall

College Park, MD


2/12/16 - Sudbury Guitar Trio

Guitarre Alla Grande!

Performance of "Mutations"

Conservatoire de Musicque Gatineau

430 Boul Alexandre-Taché, Gatineau, QC J9A 1M7, Canada


1/16/16 & 1/23/16 - Devon Tipp

Premiere of "Maelström" and "Augury II"

Salur Myndlistarfélagsins

Kaupvangstræti 10, Akureyri, Iceland


11/20/15 - Sudbury Guitar Trio

Performance of "Mutations"

Greater Sudbury Library - South end, 1991 Regent Street, Canada


8/17/15 - IDRS International Double Reed Convention

Premiere of "Magetta-Kultuuri" for Hichiriki and Bassoon

Hitomi Nakamura (hichiriki) and Devon Tipp (bassoon)

Tokyo, Japan


8/9/15- American Accordionists Association Conference

Premiere of "Kuusi Palaa" for two accordions

Dr. William Schimmel and Dr. Robert Young McMahan

Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 W 13th Street, New York, NY 10011


8/7/15- American Accordionists Association Conference

Performance of "for Dean Drummond"

Dr. Robert Young McMahon

Tenri Cultural Institute, 43 W 13th Street, New York, NY 10011


7/13/15 - soundSCAPE Festival 

Premiere of "recalling" Gleb Kanasevich (clarinet), Felix Fan (cello), Matt Kline (bass)

Punto D'Incontro, Maccagno, Italy


6/14/15 - Imani Woodwinds Chamber Music Festival

Premiere of "deconstructed" for broken woodwind quintet

Mannes College of Music, 150 W 85 Street, 10024

New York, NY


5/21/15 - Vox Novus 15 Minutes of Fame Recital

Norwegian Seaman's Church in New York

317 E52nd Street New York, NY 10022

Featuring Works by Choji Kaneta, Heinz Holliger, and Vox Novus 15 Minutes of Fame Winnters


5/9/15 5pm - Vox Novus 15 Minutes of Fame Recital

Presbyterian Church of Upper Montclair

53 Norwood Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07043

2/2 - Undergraduate Composition Recital

Recital featuring works by Devon Tipp

Featuring soloist Gleb Kanasevich

Jed Leshowitz Recital Hall, Montclair State University

Montclair, NJ



10/3/14 - A Migrant in the New/New York

Performance of "Pleiades is a Pinball Machine" and "Chaos Theory"

Kjell Tore Innervik and Daniel Paulsen

Sjømannskirke i New York, New York

10/2/14 - A Migrant in the New/New Jersey

World premiere of "Pleiades is a Pinball Machine"

US Premiere of "Chaos Theory"

Kjell Tore Innervik and Daniel Paulsen

Jed Leshowitz Recital Hall, Montclair State University

7/20-25/14 - Residency at Pantographe

Joint Residency with "Keys, Winds and Strings"

Moutier, Switzerland


4/23/14 - Montclair State University Orchestra Concert

Premiere of "Aubade" for Orchestra

Ken Lam

Alexander Kasser Theatre


3/26/14 - Harry Partch Open Studio

Premiere of "Itkeä" for Chromelodeon, Harmonic Canon I and Piano

Jonathan Evers, Liam Sheehy, Devon Yasamune Toyotomi

Harry Partch Instrumentarium

1/15/14- Rarescale

Premiere of "Twenty Thousand Folds" for Alto Flute and Guitar

Carla Rees and David Black

Grantham Music Club, Lincolnshire



10/7/13 Triokonzert für Bassoboe, Viola, Klavier

Premiere of "Lithium Daphnae"

Kammermusiksaal der HMT Rostock, Germany

9/23/13- Premiere of "Seven Bagatelles for Quartertone Accordion"

Veli Kujala

Sibelius Academy - Helsinki, Finland

5/9/13 - Premiere of "Evening Triptych" 

Helios Trio

New York Youth Symphony Composition Date

Leonard Nemoy Thalia at Symphony Space

New York, NY 

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