Michael Edward Edgerton Teaching Portfolio

Edgerton Composition Teaching Statement, 2014
Edgerton Composition Syllabus, 2014

Student Letters of Evaluation

Feng Yue Letter of Evaluation
Fidelia Chan Letter of Evaluation
Lei Qian Letter of Evaluation
Manna Chong Letter of Evaluation for Composition
Manna Chong Letter of Evaluation for Merle Noir
Manna Chong Letter of Evaluation for Psychoacoustics
Shahrizal Bin Jaapar Letter of Evaluation
Tayebeh Kiumarsi Letter of Evaluation
Teng Xuan Hui Letter of Evaluation
Xiaoyun Loke Letter of Evaluation

Student Compositions (from one year composition course)

Serialism
Chan: A Compilation 1. Hallucination; 2. The Conversation (1. serial techniques, 2. spectral techniques)
Chee, Foong Wah: Miserabel Fertig
Chin, Chee-Hong: Piano Duo
Chong, Manna: Distorted Wind
Lai, Kevin: Now
Leong, Carmen: Don’t Think
Loo, Keen-Loong: They do not sound right
Yee, Pui: Three pieces 1. Back to Basic (serial) 2. Doinx (spectral) 3. Intersection (extended technique & graphic notation)

Freely composed
Chin, Chee-Hong: Duo for piano and guitar
Chong, Manna: The Calm Song
Khavajian, Maziyar: Al-Amraz
Leong, Carmen: Annoying

Spectralism
Chin, Chee-Hong: Listen
Chong, Manna: No2 for vln and two gtrs
Lai, Kevin: Have you Eaten?
Loo, Keen-Loong: Blink
Zamani, Fairuz: Conversation

Extended Techniques (expanded sound production resources)
Chee, Foong Wah: Xian
Chin, Chee Hong: Conversation
Chong, Manna: Interpersonal Communication
Khavajian, Maziyar: Al-Aswat
Lai, Kevin: The percussive ukelele
Lee, Jia Hoang: Duet for Vocal and Guitar
Leong, Carmen: Play
Lim, Nyky: ooo
Loo, Keen-Loong: Coins Play
Loo, Keen-Loong: Dissociated (scaled multidimensional tablature)
Zamani, Fairuz: Morning radio show

Graphic score
Chee, Foong Wah: Hypnosis
Leong, Carmen: Changeur

 

Student Performances

Merle Noir (University of Malaya student ensemble)
Chong, Manna: Calm Song, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Edgerton, Michael Edward: Keltainen huone (Yellow Room), performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Hopson, Holland: Nine Tas – Anattata, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Hopson, Holland: Nine Tas – Dhammathitata, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Hopson, Holland: Nine Tas – Sunnata, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Kurdika, Joseph: Solidarity # 14, 19, 20, performed by Merle Noir on 2013_06_14 at SEGi College
Kudirka, Joseph: Solidarity #14, A Quilt for Christian Wolff, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Kudirka, Joseph: Solidarity #16, A Quilt for Christian Wolff, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Kudirka, Joseph: Solidarity #19, A Quilt for Christian Wolff, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Martinez, Emanuel: Choralis, performed by Merle Noir on 2014_05_08
Schwitters, Kurt: Ursonate (excerpt), performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (UM Showcase)
Tenney, James: A Rose is a Rose (canon), performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Tenney, James: Swell Piece #1, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Tenney, James: Swell Piece #2, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Tenney, James: Swell Piece #3, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)
Tzara, Tristan: Toto Vaca, performed by Merle Noir, directed by Mike Edgerton (Toccata Studios)

Miscellaneous
Performance by participants who took part in a workshop with Michael Edgerton live at Qiuet Cue in Berlin (2010)

Performances after workshops at Nelimarkka Museum in Alajarvi, Finland (2008)
Peilileikki (MirrorGame), arranged by Mike Edgerton
Hyminäkehä (Circle Song), arranged by Mike Edgerton
UkkosenSuura(ote Koraanista) TheThunder(Surah13FromTheKoran), by Michael Edward Edgerton
Edgerton, Michael Edward: Keltainen Huone (Yellow Room) #80 (excerpt), by Michael Edward Edgerton
Tula tullalla, traditional arranged by Edgerton

 

Student Theses

Chan: Localization in Blind, Blinded and Sighted Persons (Bachelor’s degree – completed)
Foon: The Acoustical and Mechanical Properties of the Angklung (Bachelor’s degree – completed)
Jaapar: Acoustical Analysis of Two Summing Methods Procedures (Master’s degree – in progress)
Kiumarsi: Producing Subharmonics on the Violin by Means of Three Elements: Twisted Strings, Bow Location, Amount of Rosin (Master’s degree – in progress)
Lee: Analysis of Performance Practice Through Comparison of Multiple Recordings: The Sonata No 1 in (Cop. 1) by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) (Master’s degree – in progress)
Lim: Acoustics of the Ukulele (Bachelor’s degree – completed)
Ling: Classification Scheme of Reinforced Harmonic production (Master’s degree – in progress)
Ng: The Relationship Between Sound and Image (Bachelor’s degree – completed)
Qi Xin: Stream Segregation (Bachelor’s degree – completed)
Qian: An Acoustic Analysis of the Singer’s Formant of the Malaysian – Chinese Classical Trained Singing Voices (Master’s degree – in progress) 
Yue: Transformation in the Music of Trevor Wishart (Master’s degree – in progress)