Max has been selected to compose a new work with dance for the New York City Ballet’s 2015 New York Choreographic Institute. The work will be created in collaboration with a choreographer (TBD) and will be premiered in March 2015.

New Juilliard Ensemble

Max’s work in progress
Kheir: Fantasy for Clarinet and Sinfonietta will be premiered by the New Juilliard Ensemble under Joel Sachs during their 2014-2015 concert season.

New York Philharmonic

On June 7, 2014, Max’s work
Bismuth: Variations for Orchestra received its world premiere by the New York Philharmonic under Alan Gilbert alongside premieres by Christopher Rouse and Péter Eötvös as part of the inaugural NY Phil Biennial. Bismuth was selected through an international call for scores by the American Composers Orchestra’s EarShot program. More information can be found at the ACO website.


Three Madrigals on Poems of Wallace Stevens will be featured on Quince Contemporary Vocal Ensemble’s debut album, Realign the Time, due for release in August 2014.