News and events

19 Feb 2016
CD Release Party!

Very excited that my new CD on Innova Pieces for People will have a small release party on February 19th at First Presbyterian Church (124 Henry Street; Brooklyn, New York 11201). The fabulous Wil Smith, James Moore, Yvonne Troxler, and Mantra Percussion will join in for performances. Please come out and celebrate, and many thanks to the many musicians and supporters who have made the CD possible!

24 Feb 2016
Pendulum New Music

Performing portable and on the comparative lightness of water at ATLAS Blackbox at University of Colorado Boulder. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

27 Feb 2016
Premiere of “between charm and the constant laws of motion”

Bloomingdale School of Music students led by the fabulous Yvonne Troxler premiere between charm and the constant laws of motion, with a recorded cameo by Roger Grant as part of their concert series Album for the Young. Show is at Symphony Space (Thalia Theater, NY).

3 Mar 2016
Live-Electronics @ 12 Nights

Performing live-electronics at the 12 Nights Festival of Electronic Art and Music at the Harold Golen Gallery!

4 Mar 2016
Nocturne: R6105 @ New Music Miami

A collaborative work with Abinadi Meza for live-electronics, video, and text Nocturne: R6105 will receive its U.S. debut at the New Music Miami ISCM Festival! Show starts at 7:30 p.m. at Miami Beach Urban Studios.

8 Mar 2016
Performing at Cruce

Performing all lengths in between perhaps and a set of live-electronics alongside Juraj Kojs at Cruce (Madrid, Spain).

9 Mar 2016
Guest Lecture

Giving a guest lecture on recent works alongside Juraj Kojs at the IE School of Architecture and Design, in Segovia, Spain!

2 May 2016
Premiere of new piece for Loadbang

The Loadbang Ensemble premieres a new piece alongside new works written by David Bird, Per Bloland, Christina Green, Gary Philo and Beth Weimann as part of their Premieres (Volume 5). Show starts at 7:30 p.m. The National Opera Center (NYC).

8 May 2016
Premiere with Metropolis Ensemble

New work to be performed by the Metropolis Ensemble at the Phillips Collection (D.C.) alongside works by Chris Cerrone and Jakub Ciupinski! Show is at 4:00 p.m.


Paula Matthusen is a composer who writes both electroacoustic and acoustic music and realizes sound installations. Her work often considers discrepancies in musical space—real, imagined, and remembered. Read more »