Recent News:

  • I'm excited to participate at the 2019 Bang-on-a-Can Summer Festival this July!

  • Overview of 2018-2019 performances: concerto performance with MSU Symphony Orchestra, solo percussion recital, 4 regional orchestra performances, 4 MSU chamber music concerts (plus spring tour with MSU percussion ensemble), 2 composition premieres, 1 world premiere, 7 concerts with MSU Wind Symphony and Symphony Orchestra, and 7 recital appearances! 

  • My multi-percussion solo Breaking the News is now published through APAKA Music!

  • Winner in MSU's Honors Concerto Competition! Performance of Indoafrica and Eurasia from Frozen in Time by Avner Dorman with MSU Symphony Orchestra scheduled for March 2019!
  • "equal / Scatter" (solo version) will be featured at the University of Nebraska - Kearney New Music Festival, March 8-9, 2019.
  • Excited to be attending Michigan State University with Professor Gwendolyn Dease in the fall to pursue a Master's in Music degree!

  • My string quartet "Lindley Park" has been included in Greensboro Project Space's Kiosk Project, featured at Greensboro City Market on April 20, and included in an episode of Gate City Live Podcast.

  • Overview of 2017-2018 performances: Concerto appearance with UNCG Symphony Orchestra, 2 performance degree recitals (percussion and composition), Guest Artist Recitals at Winthrop University and UNC-Pembroke, 4 regional orchestra performances, 5 concerts with UNCG Wind Ensemble or Symphony Orchestra, 5 University Percussion Ensemble performances, 2 mixed chamber ensemble concerts, 5 UNCG Steel Band performances, 6 student recital appearances, and 2 performances with Greenspace New Music Festival. 3 world premieres by Lowell Fuchs and Grace Gollmar, as well as premieres of 5 original compositions.

  • "Breaking the News" performance video featured by Vic Firth Concert YouTube channel.

  • Finalist in the Rosen-Schaffel Young Artist Competition, hosted by Appalachian State University.

  • Won the North Carolina Day of Percussion 2017 Soloist Competition in the University category, and performed a short showcase at the NC Day of Percussion on March 18, 2017 at UNC-Greensboro. Also selected to perform as a member of the NC Collegiate "All-Star" Ensemble directed by Mark Ford.

  • "Breaking the News" will be featured at the University of Nebraska - Kearney New Music Festival, March 10-11, 2017.

  • Winner in UNCG Student Artist Competition playing Keiko Abe's "Prism Rhapsody", accompanied by pianist Robin McLaughlin. Future performance with UNCG University Symphony Orchestra coming soon.

  • Premiere of "equal / Scatter" by the Oraria Reed Quintet at the Region IV SCI Student Conference hosted by UNCG on January 27.

  • Premiere of "Onkoumai" at UNCG Student Composer Concert on October 14.

  • Isaac Pyatt and the UNCG Percussion Ensemble performed excerpt of his piece Chaconne No. 2 for Marimba Solo and Percussion Trio at the UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts 2016 Collage Concert on September 10 in representation of the UNCG School of Music Composition Studio.

  • Had a great time attending the So Percussion Summer Institute 2016!

  • My Etude no. 1 is now available through Tapspace Publications

  • Joined the UNCG Wind Ensemble in the 2016 European Tour, playing concerts in Prague, Bad Ischl, Innsbruck, Bologna, and Rome.

  • Won the North Carolina Day of Percussion 2016 Soloist Competition in the University category, and performed a solo recital at the North Carolina Day of Percussion on April 2, 2016. Recital included my own Etude no. 1 and Chaconne No. 2.