Richard D. Hall was a guest artist for the ARTheism performance of "A Global Art Odyssey."
Press release - "ARTheism is the live 'dance-imation' performance art of TSU alumni, Topher Sipes and Samantha Beasley, blurring the lines between performance, animation, conceptual, theatre, visionary and fine art by combining hand controlled, projected animation onto the canvas of a dancing body. ARTheism is directing an evening of unprecedented collaboration featuring animation, modern dance, digital violin, hoop dancing, cyber-acoustic guitar and more. In the spirit of the Common Experience and interconnection, performers will explore the influential ripples caused by collaborative, structured improvisation. Guest performers include Dixon's Violin, Brecken Rivara, Michael Garfield and Richard Hall."
Richard D. Hall gave a clinic at the College Music Society (CMS)/Association for Technology in Music Instruction (ATMI) 2012 joint National Conference held in San Diego, CA. Richard's clinic was titled "Dazzle Your Audience: Utilizing Quartz Composer to create live, interactive visual elements for musical performance." Examples of Richard's Quartz Compositions can be found on his YouTube channel.
Richard D. Hall's electronic work "Los Gritos de la Inocentes" was choosen as part of the New York based Vox Novus' 60x60- 2012 Voice Mix and was performed at the 2012 International Sound Art Festival in Berlin, Germany.
Richard D. Hall finished scoring the music for the trailer of an independent film titled "All From the Same Dust." The film is a twenty minute project from SummerBridge Film. - An African-American woman and her white father-in-law must confront the hatred, mistrust, and pain that separate them when her husband dies unexpectedly. It is written and directed by Michael Costello and will be released at the end of 2012. IMDB listing.
Richard D. Hall and Dr. Russell Riepe performed an experiemental, improvisational piece titled "New Lines of Sight" at Texas State University - San Marcos for the Common Experience perfromance series titled "The First Ammendment." Dr. Riepe performed on the synthesizer and laptop computer while Richard performed Native American flutes, laptop manipulations as well as performing interactive video elements.
Richard D. Hall was commisioned to write the score and do sound design for the Texas State University Department of Theater and Dance production of the Chekhov play "The Cherry Orchard," directed by Michael Costello.
Richard D. Hall performed with ARTheism, a live "dance-imation" performance art duo with live video artist Topher Sipes and dancer Samantha Beasley, for ARTheism's one year anniversary concert.