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works

orchestra music

This Is Not a Toy for a Child    
listen to
1. Shadow Stitches
2. Zip, Zap
3. Arga Warga
concerto for cello and orchestra
written for David Russell and the UC Davis Symphony Orchestra, Christian Baldini, music director and conductor
2015
18 min.

vocal

Things That Had No Opposites
fragments from Tim Horvath
for soprano, flute, guitar, and harp
written for the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
commissioned by the Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard University
2014 (revision in progress)

electronics

Kardex, Jr.
interactive installation (in collaboration with Robin Hill)
2012

Kardex   look
interactive installation (in collaboration with Robin Hill)
2006

Say It Back
installation (in collaboration with Robin Hill and Laurie San Martin)
2005

chamber music with electronics

in zwei farben     watch
for violin and electronics
written for Anna Presler
2017
8 min.

ghost walk echo/drone song switch    
for violin and electronics
written for Anna Presler
2016
10 min.

disjecta membra no. 2a    
for amplified bass drum and electronics
written for Ian Marci
2015
10 min.

disjecta membra no. 1a     watch
for amplified percussion, and amplified string trio
written for the Empyrean Ensemble, and dedicated to Chris Froh, and to D. Kern Holoman
2014
5 min.

A Song     listen
for four amplified instruments and electronics
written for the Empyrean Ensemble
2011-12
10 min.
"Riddle 30" is taken from Old English Riddles from the Exeter Book translated by Michael Alexander.
Published by Anvil Press Poetry in 1980, second edition in 2007.

chamber music

disjecta membra no. 3
for three musicians playing one prepared marimba
written for Iktus Percussion
2015
8 min.

Portrait of the Artist (detail)
for piccolo, prepared piano, and double bass
written for members of the St. Louis Symphony, as part of their residency at the Mondavi Center for the Arts
2012
4 min.

Wrack
for violin and piano
written for mmm...
2010-11
10 min.

Refuge    listen     |     watch
for string quartet
League of Composers/ISCM Composition Competition (2011, co-winner)
Lee Ettelson Award (2011, co-winner)
Third Millennium Ensemble's Composers Competition (2011, third prize)
Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award (2010, third prize)
written for the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
2009
12 min.

Unnamed, Jr.
for clarinet in Bb, viola and piano
written for Earplay
2008-10
8 min.

Variations
for string quartet
written for the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
2003
7 min.

Fragments   
for clarinet in Bb and string quartet
commissioned by the Composers Conference
2003
8 min.

Axis
for six instruments
fl/picc, Bb cl, perc (1), pno, vn, vc
2002-03
7 min.

Two Nocturnes
for fourteen instruments
fl (picc/alto), ob (EH), Bb cl (bs cl), bsn, hn, tpt, tbn, perc (1), pno, 2.1.1.1
2002
9 min.

Shadowplay
for six instruments
picc/alto, hn, perc (1), hrp, va, dc
2000-01
8 min.

solo instrument

disjecta membra no. 2
for amplified bass drum
written for Ian Marci
2015
7 min.

disjecta membra no. 1
for amplified prepared vibraphone
written for Chris Froh
2014
5 min.

Monkey Fist     listen     |     watch
for solo cello
written for David Russell
2007-08
6 min.

Crank    listen
for solo piano
written for Amy Briggs
2004-05
5 min.

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