the bodiless for electric guitar, harp, piano, percussion and string orchestra
2021 – 11 mins
e. guitar, harp, piano, 2perc, timpani, 5 violins I, 4 violins II, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 2 contrabasses (with C extensions)
Commissioned by the Yale Philharmonia. Premiered April 2021 at Woolsey Hall (Yale University) by the Yale Philharmonia, Ryan Tani conducting.
for Donny Hathaway for fourteen players
2021 – 12 mins
One Thing for ten players
2018 – 7 mins
Flute, Oboe, Bass Clarinet, Soprano Sax., Tenor Sax.//Percussion, Drum Set// E. Guitar, Piano, Contrabass
Commissioned by the Bang On A Can Summer Festival. Premiered Summer 2018 at Mass MOCA (North Adams, MA) by the Bang On A Can summer fellows with Ken Thompson.
Wrest for orchestra
2017 – 10 mins
2(2=picc.).2.2(2=bcl).2(2=cbsn)//22.214.171.124//timp. 3perc.//hp. pno.//stgs.
Commissioned by the Yale Philharmonia. Premiered December 2017 at Woolsey Hall (Yale University) by the Yale Philharmonia, David Yi conducting.
Re:Babel for 19 Strings
2017 – 10.5 mins
5 violins I, 4 violins II, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 2 contrabasses (with C extensions)
Written for the Next Festival of Emerging Artists. Recorded in NYC June 2017 by the Next Festival of Emerging Artists Orchestra, Peter Askim conducting. Not yet premiered.
Going By [version B] for orchestra
2016 – 8 mins
i. Faces West
ii. The Confluence
Commissioned by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Premiered April 2016 at EMPAC (Troy, NY) by the Rensselaer Orchestra, Nicholas DeMaison conducting.
…And Grackles Gone for orchestra
2015-16 – 11 mins
2(1=afl./2=picc.).2(2=ehn.).3(2=bcl./3=bcl.).3(3=cbsn)//126.96.36.199//timp. 3perc.//hp. pro.//stgs.
Commissioned by the Manhattan School of Music. Premiered Feb. 2016 at Neidorff-Karpati Hall (Manhattan School of Music) by the Manhattan School of Music Symphony, George Manahan conducting. Subsequent performance (European premiere) by Ostrava New Orchestra, Bruno Ferrandis, conductor, at Trojhali Karolina (Ostrava, CZ) as part of the Ostrava Days Festival (2017).
Holdfasts [working title] for string quartet
2021-ongoing – ca. 40 mins
commissioned by the Bergamot Quartet.
Raven for six players
2019 – 10 mins
iii. hex (dark familiar)
Flute (doubling afl. and picc.), Clarinet (doubling bcl.), Violin, Cello, Percussion, Piano
Commissioned by Amalgama as part of The Lost Words Project. Premiered April 2019 at Areté Gallery (NYC) by Amalgama. Subsequent performance at our Saviour’s Atonement Lutheran Church (NYC), May 2019 and at Yale University with the composer conducting (October 2019)
2018 – 17 mins
Baritone voice, Trumpet (doubling flugelhorn), Bass Clarinet, Trombone
Text by Gerard Manley Hopkins and Jeannie Begg Dixon (public domain).
Commissioned by loadbang. Premiered October 2018 at Tenri Cultural Center (NYC) by loadbang. Subsequent performance at our Chatter Festival (Albuquerque, NM) , October 2018.
i/I for baritone and seven players
2018 – 8 mins
Baritone voice//Clarinet (doubling bcl.), Horn in F, Bassoon//E. Guitar//Violin, Viola, Cello
Text by e.e. cummings. Used with permission.
Premiered April 2018 at Christ Church (New Haven, CT) by Edward Vogel and members of the Yale Philharmonia, composer conducting.
2017 – 12 mins
Two Pianists (two pianos)//Two percussionists
Commissioned by icarus quartet. Premiered Summer 2017 at Staller Center for the Arts (Stony Brook University) by participants at the Yarn Wire Institute with Laura Barger and Russell Greenberg.
And It Is Now for Soprano and five players
2017 – 9 mins
Soprano voice//Clarinet, Percussion (one player), Harp, Viola, Contrabass
Text by Howard Nemerov. Used with permission.
Commissioned by Eric Goldberg. Premiered April 2017 at Ades Performance Space (Manhattan School of Music), Eric Goldberg conducting. Subsequent performance by Emilia Donato, soprano, with members of the Yale Philharmonia, David Yi conducting at Morse Recital Hall (Yale University).
After Forsythe for Clarinet and Piano
2016 – 7 mins
Commissioned by Thomas Piercy and Aki Takahashi. Premiered in Tokyo, Japan, as part of the Tokyo to New York concert series, March 2017. Subsequent performance by Graeme Steele Johnson and Seolyeong Jeong at Yale University, March 2017.
Going By [version A] for violin and cello
2015 – 8 mins
i. Faces West
ii. The Confluence
Written for the Yellow Barn Young Artists Program. Premiered Summer 2015 at Big Barn (Putney, VT) by participants in the Yellow Barn Young Artists Program.
[and the spirit of God moved upon the face of the water] for mezzo-soprano and four players
2015 – 12 mins
Mezzo-Soprano//Oboe, Clarinet, Horn in F, Trombone
Commissioned by Erika Rush. Premiered Spring 2015 at Bossi-Comelli Studio (Manhattan School of Music) by Erika Rush, mezzo-soprano with students at the Manhattan School of Music, Benjamin Grow conducting. Subsequent performance by Elisa Sutherland (mezzo), Stuart Brezinski (oboe), Carlos Cordiero (clarinet), Eric Huckins (horn), and William Lang (trombone) with the composer conducting at Areté Gallery (NYC), April 2019.
Two Movements for String Sextet
2013 – 15 mins
i. Stumbling Blind
ii. Out with Ava Looking for Stars
2 Violins, 2 Violas, 2 Cellos
Written for the Yellow Barn Young Artists Program. Premiered Summer 2013 at Big Barn (Putney, VT) by participants in the Yellow Barn Young Artists Program.
Lateudes for violin solo
ii. Eileen (strange loop)
more to come…
Breathwork for alto trombone solo
Commissioned by William Lang
People and Places for Electric Guitar
Electric guitar, effects pedals (one player)
Commissioned by Neil Beckmann. First two movements premiered at Spectrum (NYC) in November 2019. Third movement premiered by the composer at Yale University in February 2020.
es y no es sonido for Viola Solo
2015 – 6 mins
Commissioned by Georgina Rossi. Premiered Spring 2016 at Paul Hall (Juilliard School).
Epiphany Variations for Viola Solo
2015 – 12 mins
Commissioned by Carrie Frey. Premiered Spring 2016 at Greenfield Hall (Manhattan School of Music). Subsequent performance by Carrie Frey and by Jordan Bak at Lyric Hall (New Haven, CT), January 2019.
Etymology for Trombone Solo
2014 – 14 mins
Commissioned by William Lang. Premiered Summer 2015 at Janacek Conservatory (Ostrava, CZ). Subsequent performances at Spectrum (NYC) and Paula Cooper Gallery (NYC), fall/winter 2015.