Chamber & Small Ensemble Music


American Dialogues : Introduction
May 2014 | Duration 1 hr. 
Commissioned by Jazz @ Lincoln Center
in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art
Instrumentation: Three Saxophones - French Horn - Tap Dancer
Narration - Bass - Drums

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Burning Piano Film Score
September 2010 | Duration:  3'43"
Instrumentation: 2 Oboes - English Horn - Bb Clarinet
Alto Saxophone (Improvising) - Trumpet in Bb - 3 Trombones
Vibraphone - Percussion - Piano

Dance Erectus
February 2017 | Duration : 8'
Instrumentation: 2 Baroque Violins - Baroque Cello - Organ - Tap Dancer

Duo for Two Flutes
April 2016 | Duration: 5'

Etude No. 1 for Solo Violin
August 2013 | Duration: 3'16" 

Improvisation for 2 Violins & Piano
August 2013 | Duration: 5'07" 

Mother Goose Suite
April 2011 | Duration: 27'42" 
A narrative work for large chamber ensemble including: 
The Lion & The Unicorn
Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep
 Jacky's Fiddle
Myself
The Man & The Robbers
Rock-a-bye Baby

Instrumentation: Narrator, 2 Improvising Saxophonists, Woodwind Octet, Harp, Rhythm Section
Premiered in May 2011 with Steve Wilson & David Noon

Movements for Shawm & String Trio
June 2016 | Duration: 12'
Three Movements


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Flute & Piano
March 2014 | Duration: 7'58"
Commissioned by The RighteousGIRLS
Recorded: gathering blue

 

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Alto Saxophone & Piano Trio
December 2015 | Duration: 7'53"
Commissioned by Vandoren & DANSR inc.
Premiered by Aiwen Zhang

non-poem 3
Chamber Ensemble - this, now
January 2016 | Duration 10'


non-poem 4
Clarinet & Piano
March 2017 | Duration 6'30"
Commissioned by Mark Dover
Premiered Latenight @ National Sawdust

 

 

Not This
February 2014
Premiered at Carnegie Hall with Alex LoRe
Duo for Two Saxophones

October Memos
December 2015 | Duration: 7'24"
Commissioned by Beyond Ourselves
Three Movements: 
October 17th
October 18th
October 24th

Instrumentation: Voice - Piano - Violin - Viola - Saxophone - Clarinet

Ode to Walt
April 2014 | Duration: 6'
Instrumentation: Piano & String Trio

On The Death of John Keats
October 2011 | Duration: 8'59" 
Instrumentation: Improvising Saxophonist - Piano - 3 Percussionists  

Powder for Flute & Piano
April 2013 | Duration: 6'40" 
Premiered at the DiMenna Center (NYC)
Performed at Spectrum by the Righteous Girls

Prelude for Piano
July 2013 | Duration: 3'30" 
Commissioned by David Allard

The Rooster, The Mouse & The Little Red Hen
December 2011 | Duration: 17'30" 
A narrative work based on the old children's tale
Premiered by the Solar Winds Quintet  in Boston MA.
Instrumentation: Narrator - Woodwind Quintet

Saxophone Quartet No. 1  
September 2012 | Duration: 12'27" 
Five Movements based on American Themes including:
The Star-Spangled Banner
Not an eye on the sparrow 
Thompson River
Shenandoah 
Washington Post March 

String Quartet No. 1  
Encounter in a Darkened Field
August 2012 | Duration: 25'39" 
A single movement work for String Quartet based on a poem by Karen Dekker.  

Sicnarf for Oboe & Piano
January 2013 | Duration: 7' 
Commissioned by Charlyn Bethell

Translucent Leaves
November 2011 | Duration: 5'05" 
Instrumentation: Improvising Saxophonist - Flute - Clarinet - English Horn - Contrabass

Twenty-Four for Flute & Piano
August 2013 | Duration: 7' 
Commissioned by Jill Dreeben

Uncle Wiggly
September 2017 | Duration: 23'
A narrative work for large chamber ensemble
Instrumentation: Narrator, 2 Improvising Saxophonists, Woodwind Octet, Harp, Rhythm Section
 

 

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