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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2019  
December 2019

"Wild-er-ness" selected for selected for the Deus Ex Terra Festival at Con-Temporary Art Observatorium, Lavagna, Italy. Richard D. Hall composed the music for "Wild-er-ness," a collaborative work between German dancer/choreographer Heike Salzer, Texas State University Dance Department Head Michelle Nance, Texas State University dance video-choreographer Ana Baer.
   
November 2019

Richard D. Hall directed the Texas State Mysterium for New Music Ensemble's Fall 2019 concert of “'No Noise, Only Sound,' Music from the New York School,” a performance of pieces by Earle Brown, Christian Wolff, Morton Feldman and ending the concert with John Cage's "Living Room Music."

   
November 2019

Richard D. Hall was commissioed by the Texas State University Band Program to compose a work for the Centennial Celebration of the Band Program. Song of the Sacred Springs for Advanced Concert Band was the result. It premiered at the Texas State University Concert Band Spring Concert under the direction of Mr. Matthew Holzner, Assistant Director of Bands.
   
November 2019

The screen-dance work "shift" was accepted into the 11th LOBOFest, Museu Vivo de Momoria Candanga in Brasilia, Brazil. " Wild-er-ness" and "The Wall" were accepted into the Mostra International de danca Imagns Em Movimiento at theCentro Cultural Palace in Sao Paolo, Brazil. We Create Spaces and Shift Sao Paolo, Brazil

   
November 2019

Richard D. Hall was a featured composer on the Texas State University's Fall 2019 Stars at Night Concert Series "Texas State Faculty Composers Showcase." Richard's piece Beneath the Dark Blue Waves for Saxophone and Live Laptop Computer with live digital art was performed by Dr. Todd Oxford, Alto Saxophone and Richard, Laptop Computer and live digital art. Hall's composition Chorale for 4 Laptop was premired with performers Wesley Uchiyama-Penix, James Thistleton, John Vinzant and Richard Hall.

 
   
November 2019

The video dance piece, "The Wall," was screened at the inaugural opening of the Latinx21 Film Festival at Toolbox LA. The film was produced, filmed and edited by Aana Baer, conceived and and directed by Michelle Nance and Ana Baer and features dancer Michelle Nance. Richard D. Hall composed the music along with sound editing and sound design.
   
October 2019

Richard D. Hall directed the Texas State Mysterium for New Music Ensemble during the 2019 RetroGame Show Convention in Kyle, TX. Repertoire was works from various video games including Yoshi's Island, Castlevasnia, Tetris and Donkey Kong Country.
   
October 2019

Richard D. Hall performed live electronics, flute and guitar at the Theorist Fest with Ana Baer’s “wild-er-ness” film, at the Mexican American Cultural Center in Austin, TX. The Theorists Fest featured 85 artists from five countries performing live music, dance, multi-media and giving professional workshops.

   
October 2019

Richard D. Hall composed and performed "toMAYto/toMAHto," for Ocarina, Pan Pipes, Alto Saxophone, Live Electronics & Live Dancers. The performance included dancers Michelle Nance, director of Texas State University Dance program and Catherine Solaas, Department Chair for Dance at Austin Community College, for the Opening Door Dance Theater production and Common Experience performance “Verities: A Common Experience Event,” Texas State University in San Marcos, TX.
   
October 2019

Richard Hall's saxophone and electronics works Desert Waves, Wilderness of Water and Beneath the Dark Blue Waves were performed at the National Association of College Wind and Percussion Instructors 2019 National Conference at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Performers were Dr. Todd Oxford, Alto Saxophone and Richard Hall, Live Electronics, Laptop Computer and Live Digital Video Art.

   
September 2019

"Wild-er-ness" was  screened at Festivasl Internacional de Video Danza 4th edicion in CDMX, Guadalajara and Oaxaca. Richard D. Hall composed the music for "Wild-er-ness," a collaborative work between German dancer/choreographer Heike Salzer, Texas State University Dance Department Head Michelle Nance, Texas State University dance video-choreographer Ana Baer.
   
July 2019

Richard D. Hall directed the Texas State Mysterium for New Music Ensemble at the Classic Game Fest in Austin, TX. Classic Game Fest is an annual RETRO gaming convention celebrating the world of classic video games. It is the biggest Retro Gaming Event in Texas with atrtendance of over 6000.

   
June 2019

WINNER !!! The saxophone/live electrronics piece Desert Waves, Wilderness of Water recieved a silver medal from the Global Music Awards, a peer reviewed, prestigious international music competition. The piece was composed by Richard D. Hall and performed by Dr. Todd Oxford, Associate Professor of Music, Texas State University.
   
May 2019

"Wild-er-ness" was  screened as an award finalist at Screen.Dance Scotland’s Festival in Scotland. Screen.Dance is a programme of events and awards in Scotland, UK, dedicated to celebrating the art and creativity of imaginative dance on screen. Richard D. Hall composed the music for "Wild-er-ness," a collaborative work between German dancer/choreographer Heike Salzer, Texas State University Dance Department Head Michelle Nance, Texas State University dance video-choreographer Ana Baer.

 
   
April 2019

  Richard D. Hall directed the Texas State Mysterium for New Music Ensemble 2019 Spring concert titled "Video Game Synth Music," featuring experimental, structured improvisations and retro-video game pieces with acoustic instruments, synthesizers, electric guitars, laptop computers and live digital video art.
   
April 2019

"shift" was screened at the Primigenia Festival, in Jardines de CECONEXCO Morelia MX. The screen dance work produced and directed by Ana Baer. Richard D. Hall wrote the music for the film.

 
   
March 2019

  "Wild-er-ness" selected for selected for Cine-Corps Screening at the Theatre National de Bretagne, Rennes, France. Richard D. Hall composed the music for "Wild-er-ness," a collaborative work between German dancer/choreographer Heike Salzer, Texas State University Dance Department Head Michelle Nance, Texas State University dance video-choreographer Ana Baer.
   
February 2019

"Wild-er-ness" selected for Seyr Festival of of Screen-Movement and Media Arts in Teheran, Iran. Richard D. Hall composed the music for "Wild-er-ness," a collaborative work between German dancer/choreographer Heike Salzer, Texas State University Dance Department Head Michelle Nance, Texas State University dance video-choreographer Ana Baer.

   
February 2019

  Richard D. Hall composed the music for the screen dance piece "Shift," which was selected into the Dadasaheb Phalke International Film Festival in Mumbai, India. The film was prodcued and edited by Ana Baer.
   
Janruary 2019

Richard D. Hall was a featured composer on the Texas State University.s Spring 2019 Stars at Night Concert Series "Texas State Faculty Composers Showcase." Richard's piece Desert Waves, Wilderness of Water for Saxophone and Electronic Delay with live digital art was premiered. Performers were Dr. Todd Oxford, Alto Saxophone and Richard, electronic delay and live digital art.