• “…reaching for something new and unknown.”

    New York Classical Review

  • “…reaching for something new and unknown.”

    New York Classical Review

List of Works

Click on the piece to see the perusal score, to listen, and to read about the work. 

VOCAL

Where You Love From
narrator, violin, viola, cello, percussion
commissioned by The Michael Steinberg and Jorja Fleezanis Fund
available June 2022
14′

On fire…no, after you
mezzo-soprano, viola, & piano
commissioned by Concert Artists Guild &
the BMI Foundation

available Feb 2023
8′

20 Minutes of Action
percussion quartet, soprano, and mezzo-soprano
commissioned by Sandbox Percussion
available Sept 2023
25′

Welcome to the Broken Hearts Club
String quartet and Soprano
commissioned by CityMusic Cleveland
available May 2022
10′

…the beauty of their dreams
for SSAB Chorus
3’30”
2019

I long and seek after
Female Vocal Octet
(commissioned by the Lorelei Ensemble
awarded the Dale Warland Singers Commission Award from Chorus America)
17′
2019

Within Two Walls
soprano, flute, cello, harpsichord (or piano)
7′
2019

Ring Out, Wild Bells
vocal octet (or chorus) and field recording
(written for Roomful of Teeth)
7′
2017

Space in Chains
A song cycle for soprano (or mezzo) and viola
7’30”
2016

The Last Rose
soprano & cello (or viola)
5′
2016

Seasons of Basho
piano, cello (or viola), and high voice
14′
2015

ORCHESTRAL

String Orchestra versions also available for
“Get Into the NOW”, “Slow Burn”, and “Hello”

The Air of New Places
2020 Bangor Symphony Commissioning Prize
sponsored by the Ellis-Beauregard Foundation

16′
2022

2 (II picc.). 2. 2. 2
4. 2. 3 (III bass). 1
timp. perc (3)
strings

Go BIG or Go HOME
for Rock Orchestra
(written for the Nu Deco Ensemble)

3′
2019

1,1,1 +bs.cl, 1
1, 1, 1, 0
timp, drum kit, 3 perc
piano
Electric Bass, Electric Guitar, Synth
strings

***Full Symphony Orchestra version also available,
in addition to other modular combinations for smaller
ensembles and for ones without electric instruments.
Please contact us for more information***

Grasping for Light
18 solo strings (written for A Far Cry)
6′
2018

9 violins, 4 violas, 3 cellos, 2 basses

Through Which We Flow
string orchestra
10′
2017

violin 1, 2, 3, 4
viola 1 & 2
cello 1 & 2
bass 1 & 2

WIND ENSEMBLE

Press On
commissioned by the President’s Own Marine Band

11′
2022

CHAMBER MUSIC

Octet

A Fire to be Kindled
for eight violas
3′
2020

Sextet

The dappled light just beyond her skin…
alto flute, bass clarinet, percussion, piano, viola, cello
8′
2016

Quintets

If Only I
Wind Quintet
6’30’
2018

Slow Burn
string quartet and bass
4′
2018

Sagrada Familia
clarinets (b-flat and bass), piano, violin, viola, cello
15’30”
2017

Tapped into the same vein
for string quartet & viola
6’30″​
2017

Luminosity
brass quintet
6’
2016

Getting Home (I must be…)
string quartet and bass
3’40”
2015

Quartets

She Sailed the Savage Seas
string quartet
commissioned by Spoleto USA for the St. Lawrence String Quartet
2021
9′

Of Being
string quartet
commissioned by the Argus Quartet
as a winner of Chamber Music America’s Commissioning Program
available after June 2023
22′

Father, Forgive them
for period (or modern) string quartet
written for the Juilliard415 Program
4′
2019

In Equal Measure
violin quartet
10′
2018

Get into the NOW
string quartet (or string orchestra)
*improvised sections can be written out

10′
2017

Trios

I Only Speak of the Sun
violin, viola, and cello
11′
2018

Bridge & Tunnel
clarinet, viola, and piano
3’30″
2015

Duos

Axé
flute and piano
commissioned by Allison Loggins-Hull
available September 2022

Vor Eternity
viola (or cello) and piano (or harpsichord)
3′
2016

‘Til this Night: Shakespeare Scenes for Actor and Viola with Loop Machine
5’30”
2016

Only a Beginning 
violin and viola
5’
2015

But Not Until
viola duo or viola & cello
6’30”
2014

SOLOS

(with and without electronics)

From our Ashes
solo violin
commissioned by Livia Sohn and Spoleto USA
available after May 2022

Halcyon Skies
solo piano
commissioned by Min Kwon and her America/Beautiful project
available July 2023

Snapshots
for solo viola
3′
2021

Excessive Use of Force
solo cello, or viola
5′
2020

Delta Sunrise
solo viola, cello, or violin
3′
2017

Swerve
cello, or viola, and loop pedal
6’
2016

Forgiveness
bass clarinet and loop pedal
7’
2015

Confronting the Sky
solo violin
6’
2015

Released
amplified solo viola, or acoustic solo cello
7’
2014

Source of Joy
viola and loop pedal
3’30”
2014

Into the Vortex
viola and loop pedal 
4’
2014

Hello
viola and loop pedal
5’
2014

Touch
viola and loop pedal 
7’
2014

Afflicted Mantra
viola and loop pedal
7’
2013

Getting Home (I must be…)
viola and loop pedal
4’
2013
(also available for violin)

Duende
viola and loop pedal
8’
2011

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