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String Quartet no. 1 conatains three movements (Cleanse, Body, Release). Watch here for the full movement or click below to listen to each movement as a separate video. - String Quartet no. 1: [...More]
AUU is a live performance composition for Wacom Tablet and Kyma. [...More]
The Sound Memorial for the Veterans of the Vietnam War is a six-hour long composition/installation, a reading of the names of the service members who died during the Vietnam War. [...More]

MUSIC

Overwhelmed by pain, shock, or grief, these three actions demonstrate how we may lose control of our physical bodies, revealing just how fragile we are. Video documents performance at the [...More]
A Gold Star family is one who has lost a loved one in military service. Stemming from Jewish tradition, many Gold Star families place stones on grave markers in Arlington National Cemetery, which [...More]
#Ferguson is a solo percussion work based upon Twitter feeds surrounding the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO on Aug. 9, 2014. The work has three characters: Michael Brown (tenor drum); [...More]
I participated in Dartmouth's Eyewash 2015 festival, a bi-weekly showcase of experimental film and music. I was able to present 45+ minutes of solo material, including live performances on the [...More]
Hope is the thing with feathers is based loosely on a poem by Emily Dickinson. The poem floated by at a timely moment, and the flute contains many of the sonic qualities expressed. Score of Hope [...More]
Surfaces uses the walls of the room as the score. Each surface is a movement, and every performance may be 1-6 movements in length. The objective is to play, and sonically reconstruct, the [...More]
This is a performance video of AUU (for eMersion wireless sensing) at the 2014 Margaret Guthman Musical Instrument Competition, held at Georgia Tech. I performed as a finalist representing Chet [...More]
Youngman / Overholt is a piece for piano and electronics, written in honor of my grandmother, Betty Jane Youngman Overholt, who passed away in early 2013. [...More]
Sweetly is a vocal work for four voices (SABB). The video is a live performance (2/17/14) by the vocal ensemble Ekmeles (ekmeles.com). The work was originally an alt-folk song duet I wrote for [...More]
San Giovanni Elemosinario is a music for film work that attempts to recreate a Venetian church through sound. [...More]
Great Speeches is a computer music composition for any large laptop ensemble. This recording documents a Oct. 30, 2013 performance of the UVa MICE ensemble with 100+ performers. [...More]
Confidant is a collaborative project between Jon Bellona and Samira Potts. Based on their diverse love of music (ranging from Townes Van Zandt to Adele), the duo began writing and performing [...More]
Casting is a real-time composition for a single performer using the Microsoft Kinect and Kyma. [...More]
Zero Crossing is a collaborative work by Harmonic Laboratory. The piece explores the relationships between moving bodies, real and perceived, and the line that exists at the junction of action. [...More]
Sleeping Beauty EP (3 songs)
Pope Blackout is an indie-rock inspired outlet for electro-acoustic composer Jon Bellona. This three-song EP delves into emitting noise as art, and one can hear inspirations like My Bloody [...More]
Sound Pong is a real-time performance composition written in Kyma and Max/MSP for an electronic ensemble. [...More]
Running Expressions is a real-time performance composition using bio-feedback and remote controllers. [...More]
The film was created as part of the University of Oregon Adrenaline Film Project, during Cinema Pacific 2011. Filmmakers have 72 hours to pitch, script, cast, shoot, and edit a short film. All [...More]
In Passing articulates the journey of an interactive dialogue between performers, where the germinal communicative motive becomes entangled as the conversation evolves. The clarity and complexity [...More]
Sonic Dog Tags is a set of compositions that retrieve biographical information of fallen service members from the Department of Defense RSS feed, in an attempt to form compositions unique to each [...More]
Unresolved Peace is a work for flute & electronics recounting a sister losing her brother to war. Separated into three movements, the work reflects upon the process of being initiated into the [...More]
If I Had A Hi-Fi (Sample 3 songs)
Cary James, Evan James, and Jon Bellona came together through various avenues. As Cary and Jon had a previous project known as The Landscapers, The Edgy Citizens burgeoned on their conversations [...More]