On March 23rd, Newman's new piano quintet was premiered at the opening ceremony of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC.
On March 7th, Newman gives a lecture on his Golden Ratio Method at Australian National University.
On February 24th, Newman raised $1,125 for the Australian Children's Music Foundation by playing a solo recital in Harcourt VIC.
The Formosa String Quartet announces the worldwide release of "From Hungary to Taiwan" on Bridge Records.
In a segment on the Moab Music Festival, Newman is featured playing solo cello music by Bright Sheng.
On May 11, Newman plays a recital with pianist Ryo Yanagitani at Evermay in Washington DC.