Richard Hall is an active composer, musician and educator based in central Texas. You can contact via email at richallmusic@gmail.com
       
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2016  
December 2016

Richard D. Hall was commissioned to arrange five pieces for the Starlight Symphony Orchestra's 2016 Christmas Concert held at the Hays Performing Arts Center in Kyle, TX.
   
October 2016

Richard D. Hall directed the Texas State Mysterium for New Music Ensemble's performance at the Sixtieth National Conference of the College Music Society/Association of Technology in Music Instruction. The performance featured experimental, structured improvisations with acoustic instruments, laptop computers and live digital video art. The conference was held in Santa Fe, NM.

 
   
October 2016
  Double Raven Studios production of the television pilot "Edgar Allan Poe's Mystery Theater" was picked up for broadcast at over 200 American Public Television stations, including stations in New York, Chicago, and Atlanta. It was written and directed by Jose Acosta. Richard D. Hall wrote the musical score for the pilot.
   
September 2016 "The Situation Room," choreographed by Michelle Nance and Ana Baer, was a featured piece at the ATLAS Institute in Boulder, CO. Richard D. Hall composed music for the work.
   
September 2016

  Richard D. Hall served on a panel session with Texas State University Dance Professors Michelle Nance and Ana Baer for the interdisciplinary symposium titled "Engagement: Symposium of Philosopy and Dance" held at Texas State Unviersity. The symposium featured live performances, dance demonstrations, Parkinson Movement therapy sessions, Art installation, and lectures and interviews by scholars, choreographers, dancers, and other artists from all over the world. The panel, titled “Discovering Collaboration/Collaborating Discovery," discussed several of the projects Richard, Michelle and Ana have created as well as artistic influences and their experiences of collaborating with different artistic disciplines.
   
August 2016

"The Situation Room," choreographed by Michelle Nance and Ana Baer, was a featured piece at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Edinburgh, Scotland. The Fringe Festival is considered the world's largest arts festival. The dance showcases Nance’s dancing, accompanied by Baer’s video projections. Richard D. Hall composed music for the work. This is the second year in a row Richard's music has been used at the festival.

 
   
August 2016

Richard D. Hall performed an experimental electric guitar/laptop manipulation/video manipulation work at the Orlando Relief Concert at Texas State University. It was the 6th concert in a series of relief concerts held for the families of the victims of Orlando. The program featured classical and contemporary music by musicians from all over Texas.

 
   
July 2016

  Writters Mark Gifford and Todd Wright were featured panelists at the GeminiInk Writers Conference in San Antonio. The panel, "Golden Age of Radio Meets Age of Technology: Transforming the Written Word into Dramatic Audio Narratives," featured collaborations with Richard D. Hall, who composed music and sound design for several of their fictional podcasts.
   
June 2016

Richard D. Hall's music was used in a video dance pieces titled "drifting textures." The work was choreographed, filmed and editind by Ana Baer. The piece was selected for inclusion as part of the “Gift Project” at Kherson Local Lore Museum in Kherson, Ukraine.

 
   
May 2016

  "Creepy Creatures," a multi-movement work for Dance, Video Projection and Electronic Music, had several performances on the CIM TEYA Stream Tour. Concept & choreography by Kaysie Seitz Brown and story & illustrations by the award winning author and illustrator of children's books, Xavier Garza. Richard D. Hall composed the music.
   
April 2016

Richard D. Hall's piece "Four Geckos" for saxophone quartet was performed by the Colorado Sax Quartet at Texas State University for the Spring Saxophone Ensembles Concert.

 
   
April 2016

The video-dance film “drifting textures” was selected to be screened as part of the “Gift Project” at the Constantine Gallery Teesside University in Middlesbrough, England on April 25, 2016. Richard D. Hall composed the music for the film.

   
April 2016

Richard D. Hall directed the Texas State Mysterium for New Music Ensemble 2016 Spring concert featuring experimental, structured improvisations with acoustic instruments, laptop computers and live digital video art. The highlight of the performance was a live electro-acoustic score to Georges Méliès 1912 silent film "The Conquest of the Pole.”

 
   
April 2016
  Richard D. Hall directed the Texas State Mysterium for New Music Ensemble 2016 Spring concert featuring experimental, structured improvisations with acoustic instruments, laptop computers and live digital video art. The highlight of the performance was a live electro-acoustic score to Georges Méliès 1912 silent film "The Conquest of the Pole.”
   
March 2016

Richard D. Hall was commissioned to compose the music for a dance work titled "Creepy Creeatures" for the CIM TEYA dance ensemble. "Creepy Creatures" is a multi-movement work for Dance, Video Projection and Electronic Music. Concept & choreography by Kaysie Seitz Brown and story & illustrations by the award winning author and illustrator of children's books, Xavier Garza. The premier performance was on March 31, 2016.

 
   
March 2016

  Richard D. Hall directed the Texas State Mysterium for New Music Ensemble performance for the Merge Dance Company at the “iMerge” performance at Texas State University in San Marcos, TX. The group performed experimental, structured improvisations utilizing electric guitar, percussion, double bass, electric bass, synthesizers and several laptop computers.