Upcoming Events New Job: In August 2021, I will join the Music Department of Valparaiso University, as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Music Composition / Music Theory / Music History.
Presentation: "Carla Henius's Phenomenology of the 'ingrate Business with Modern Music'", 2021 National Conference of the German Studies Association, Indianapolis, Indiana, September 30–October 2, 2021
Presentation: "From Monophony to Meloharmony: How Harry Partch Influenced Manfred Stahnke," National Conference of the Society for Music Theory, Jacksonville, Florida, November 2–7 2021
Recording of my Kupferteich for solo viola, composed for and dedicated to Manfred Stahnke (2019), performed and recorded by Manfred Stahnke, Hamburg, Germany, December 2020
New Release: Lava Ilogica for fixed media, after Ludwig Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, in "Mind & Machine 3" (Ravello Records)
Presentation: "Forty Years of Sociopolitical Protest: Roger Waters’s Concept Albums as Manifesto against Indifference," "Music and Resistance" conference, the Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, Complesso Monumentale di San Micheletto, Lucca, Italy, December 11-13, 2020
New Composition: KannObalismus, for clarinet and fixed media, dedicated to Jonas Frolund, September 2020
Award: DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Short-Term Research Scholarship, to reside in Germany for 2 months (November 2020–January 2021) and conduct my research project for the composer monograph that I am writing
New CD: Figments Vol. II: Solo and Chamber Ensemble Works (Navona Records). This CD wis also released on Apple Music, Amazon, Spotify, etc. It includes my 10 Aphorisms for saxophone duo (recorded by Stacks Duo) and Se-Chahar-Gah for microtonal adjustable guitar (recorded by Tolgahan Cogulu).
COLLAPSS Music by G. Scelsi, N. Bargrizan, M. Riesler, J. Cage 10 Aphorisms for Saxophone Duo and Pictures at the Micro-Exhibition by Navid Bargrizan Emily Aiken, Brianna Taylor, dance Steve Landis, double bass Eric Schmidt, percussion Steve Stusek, Laurent Estoppey, saxophone April 7th 2019 at 6pm, Greensboro, North Carolina
Engagement as visiting assistant professor of music composition, as well as adjunct lecturer of general humanities, at the University of Florida, Fall 2018-spring 2019
Engagement as the composer-in-residence of the Harn Music of Art, Gainesville, Florida, summer 2018
Received the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Music, with a concentration in Music History and Literature, and a cognate area in Music Composition, Theory and Technology, University of Florida, April 2018
Performance of my Tuning Exercise Nr.1 for woodwind quintet, UF New Music Ensemble, University of Florida, Conductor: Diogo Caravalho, April 9, 2018
Archival research at Harry Partch Estate Archive at University of Illinois, Harry Partch Collection at University of California in San Diego; and at Ben Johnston Archive at Northwestern University, May 17 - June 12, 2016