Selected Awards & Memberships
- College Music Society
- Society of Composers, Inc.
- Electronic Music Foundation
- The Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri in Kansas City programmed the works Like Smoke Towards Heaven and Cry for their Kansas City Festival of Electronic Music in April 2000.
- Santa Fe International Festival of Electronic Music programmed the three movement work Mercury for the April 2000 concert series
- First Place in the University of Arizona’s “Mission: Mars” competition for the collaborative work The Red ‘Other’ - The ‘Other’ Red.
- First Place Campus Orchestra competition - University of Minnesota for the orchestral work Transformations.
- Minnesota Composers Forum
- University of MN Composers Alliance - Vice Pres. 1995-1996
- NARAS - (National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences)
- Pi Kappa Lambda - Honor Society
- Histories - for symphony orchestra. Doctoral dissertation in three movements. 14-17 minutes.
- Intersymmetries - for wind ensemble. 7 minutes.
- Transformations for Orchestra - one movement for chamber orchestra. Won first prize in the University of Minnesota’s Campus Orchestra Competition 1996. Performed by the school orchestra Fall 1997. 7-8 minutes.
- The Clinging Fire - commissioned by the Downbeat Award winning saxophone quartet Saxmania. Three movements “Gathering,” “The Gentle,” “Deliverance.” 14 minutes.
- Four Views of the Secret Work - for organ and electric bass. Four movements. 13 minutes.
- Ostinatos - for flute, clarinet, violin, bass, and harp. A work in three movements, “Second Sight,” “Dream,” and “Cryptomnesia.” 15 minutes.
- Murder Mystery - for solo violin. Four short movements, “Tempest in a Teapot,” “Spinning,” “Precipice: Waves,” and “Coastal Highway - Convertible.” 12 minutes.
- Trio for Violin, ‘Cello, and Piano - in three movements. 15 minutes.
- The Unity of Energy – for flute, digital video, and computer. 15 min.
- On the Subject of Sex – music and audio for Lucy Petrovich’s film contains music and incidental sound based on the voice over track of the film. 5.5 minutes.
- Sewing, Stirring, and Walking – a collage of 6 movements made entirely of sounds recorded at the University of Kansas’s Art and Design Department. Opening; Sewing Stirring, and Walking; Loom Groove; Fire and Water; Drawing Room with Machines; and Closing. 7 minutes.
- Tenebraglus – for Flute, Cello, Piano, and Computer generated audio. 5 minutes.
- Into the Red Spectrum - electro-acoustic composition commissioned by choreographer Nina Janik. 10 minutes.
- Journeys1900/2000: an interactive installation by Carol Flax - composed the music and all audio cues for this interactive video/audio/photography installation.
- Meditation on ‘Necrophilic Spring Flowing from a Grand Piano’ by Salvador Dali - for tenor saxophone and digital audio playback. Commissioned by Mike L. Keepe. 9 minutes.
- Numerolalia - for eight performers using MIDI controllers and samplers. Commissioned by Norm Weinberg and the University of Arizona Electronic Percussion Ensemble. Premiered at the PASIC conference in the fall of 1999. 8 minutes.
- An Awesome Silent Fire - a text based work using computer and digital audio techniques written in collaboration with Daniel Asia at the University of Arizona. 6 minutes.
- Like Smoke Towards Heaven - a text based work using computer and digital audio techniques written in collaboration with Daniel Asia at the University of Arizona. 7.5 minutes.
- Cry - a work based on the single word “cry” using computer and digital audio techniques written in collaboration with Daniel Asia at the University of Arizona. 3.5 minutes.
- Mercury: I/ Cipher (The Message Sent); II. Burnished Fire (The Message Heard); III. The Mad Hatters (The Final Message) - a three movement work using computer and digital audio techniques written in collaboration with Daniel Asia at the University of Arizona. 15 minutes.
- Diffractions - for guitar and tape. 6 minutes.
- Chromium: I. Tripartite; II. Dances; III. Quicksilver- a three movement work using MIDI technologies written in collaboration with Daniel Asia at the University of Arizona. 13 minutes.
- Transparencies - intended for live performance by trumpet, bass clarinet, two percussionists, and two synthesists. 6 minutes.
Songs & Cycles
- Not Heat - for high voice and piano. Commissioned by Lana VanBoven. On a text by Walt Whitman. 4 minutes.
- Four Sonnets of Edna St. Vincent Millay - a setting of four poems by Edna St. Vincent Millay for soprano voice and piano. 18 minutes.
- Psalm 103 - SATB and organ. 7 minutes.
- Moon Over China Lake - Jazz choir and rhythm section. For Jim Heiner and the Las Positas College Vocal Jazz Ensemble. 6 minutes.
Music for Dance
- In the Red Spectrum - electro-acoustic composition commissioned by choreographer Nina Janik. 10 minutes.
Big Band/Jazz Combo
- Fullcircle - 18-piece Big Band work for Dave Eshelman and the CSUH Jazz Ensemble. 8 minutes
Professor Haaheim has appeared as a bassist and/or composer on the following discs.
- “Sacred and Profane,” Asia/Haaheim DVD-A**, Summit Records
- “One Way Home,” Phyllis King, Cambia Records
- “An American Patchwork,” * Michael Hester
- “Full Circle,” Michael Mallon, Mau Mau Productions
- "Nostalgia," Juanita Ulloa, Senda Records
- “Finger Paintings,” Don Turney, Independent
- "World Piece," Larry Kassin, Polygram Records
- "Leaving," Point of Departure, Rocky Ridge Records
- "Carry On," Larry Kassin, Grandfather Records
- "Clareon," Clareon, Villa Records
- "Vic Trigger Band," Vic Trigger, Sanctuary Records
* Appeared as a synthesizer programmer. ** CD scheduled for release In April 2003.t; Los Angeles; Houston; Eugene; San Francisco; Toronto, Canada, Tel Aviv, Israel; Paris, France; and Lubeck, Germany.
Akasa VajrapaniMusic: Kip Haaheim
Video: Nathan Hoffman