L I B R A T I O N  2017 | ca. 6'30"

         Vocalizing Violin and Viola

                     Commissioned for Aperture Duo

                                First Performance: February 2017 | Aperture Duo: Adrianne Pope, Violin & Linnea Powell, Viola |                                                                                                         Eureka! Musical Minds of California Graduate Conference | CSUF

Armenator 2016 | 4' 

Solo cello

Commissioned for Armen Ksajikian

First performance: July 2016 | Armen Ksajikian

 *Southern Hemisphere Premiere | September 2016 | Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

 

Sweet Lovers Love The Spring 2015 | 3'

Mixed Chorus and Piano

First Performance: February 2016 | Society for Composers, Inc. Region VI Conference 

 

Resounding 2015 | 7'

String Quartet

First Performance: Written for the Southern California Chamber Music Workshop | Composer-in-Residence

 

Ditt-E! 2015 | 4'

Solo Viola     

First Performance: May 9, 2015 |  Erica Zappia, viola, Amaranth String Quartet  

Eureka! Musical Minds of California | University of California, Santa Cruz 

 

SOULS  2014 | 4'

Contralto, offstage Soprano, and Piano | Version for two sopranos and contralto available.

First Performance: September 11, 2014 | Tatiana Thibodeaux, piano & Carol Lisek, contralto & Leslie La Barre, soprano

American Conversations Concert | Westerbeck Hall, Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

 

SILVA  2014 | 4'

Alto Flute, Viola, and Double Bass

Written for the Oregon Bach Festival 

First Performance: July 3, 2014 | Beall Auditorium, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

 

12 VARIATIONS ON FRANK LA ROCCAS 'O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM' | 2014

Solo Piano

First Performance: June 7, 2014. Arranged and coordinated past and present students of retiring professors Frank La Rocca and Ellen Wassermann. Twelve various composition students (myself included) wrote 30 second variations based on La Rocca's choral work, "O Magnum Mysterium."

 

 

STEEP TRAILS 2014 | 5'

Countertenor and Piano | Versions for mezzo-soprano, soprano, and baritone available & additional multimedia component (Contact composer for multimedia visuals and information)

Text by John Muir (1938-1914)

First Performance: April 5, 2014 | Tatiana Thibodeaux, piano | Chris Law, countertenor

 

 

VOCALISE FOR MARIBEL for Solo Soprano 2013 | 4.35'                                                                                         

Solo Soprano

*Commissioned work 

First Performance: TBA December 2016. Maribel Ruiz-Velasco, coloratura soprano

 

MY STAR 2013 | 6.30'

SSATB, a Cappella | SSSAA, a Cappella version available

Poetry by Robert Browning 

 

SHIBUI & NOH 2012 |  9' 

Violin, Clarinet, and Piano

           2 Movements: Shibui, Interlude & Noh

First Performance: May 22, 2012. RedShift Ensemble

Dedicated to the memory of composer and educator Glenn Glasow and in commemoration of the 10th Annual Glen Glasow Memorial Fellowship Concert. 

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE: CELEBRATING THE 800th ANNIVERSARY OF SAINT CLARE OF ASSISI 2012 | 30'

Chamber Orchestra & Vocal Soloists [2S, 1MS, 1f, 1c, 1t, 1h,, 2vln, 2v, 1c, 1db, pf, timp, pc.]

*Commissioned work 

First Performance: May 10, 2012. Nancy Wait-Kromm, soprano soloist | Lillian Cromer, mezzo-soprano soloist | Matthew Peterson, baritone soloist | Ariel Estébez, soprano soloist | Elisse La Barre, conductor

 

 

PIZZOCOLOGY 2011 | 8' 

String Quartet

 

PIANO SONATA 2011 | 12'

Solo Piano

3 Movements: Aurae, Aurora, Averruncus

First Performance: May 2011. Dr. Ellen Wassermann, piano 

 

 

ALICE IN JAZZ LAND 2010 | unlimited

Solo Piano Improvisation

First Performance: Santa Clara University Arrival Concert. Leslie La Barre, pianist.

 

ANNABEL LEE 2009 | 12' 

Baritone & Piano | versions for soprano, mezzo-soprano, and tenor are available

First Performance: Santa Clara University. Matt Peterson, baritone 

 

DARYL and CHERYL (FILM) 2009 

Film Score Documentary

 

EASTERN BLUES 2009 | 2' 

Electronic

 

AURORA 2008 | 4' 

Solo Piano

First Performance: Santa Clara University . Dr. Teresa McCollough, pianist. 

 

 


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