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'
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'
First Performance: Written for the Southern California Chamber Music Workshop | Composer-in-Residence
Ditt-E! 2015 | 4'
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
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'
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.]
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'
PIANO SONATA 2011 | 12'
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'
AURORA 2008 | 4'
First Performance: Santa Clara University . Dr. Teresa McCollough, pianist.
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