Graduate Composition student Federico Llach and violist/alumnus Dr. Jonathan Morgan will present Llach's Begin for viola and electronic performer at the New York City Electroacoustic Music Festival (NYCEMF) on Thursday, June 22, 2017 in the Abrons Arts Center Playhouse. NYCEMF is the largest showcase of electroacoustic music in New York City, and one of the largest festivals of its kind in the world. Works are presented in high-quality multi-channel surround sound environments that include up to eight different simultaneous sound channels, often more. The festival includes music performed by acoustic music instruments, laptops, and custom electronic devices, as well as works involving digital video, and sound installations. This year's festival includes 28 concerts featuring works by composers from over 30 countries, selected by a panel of internationally renowned composers and musicians.