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Works List

Orchestra

Piano Concerto No. 1  2016 25’

Divergences 2015 8’
String orchestra

This Point Forward  2012  8’
Premiered by the Chicago Composer’s Orchestra
American Prize Finalist

Choral

Named Nameless  2006  25’
SATB, flute, clarinet, trumpet, percussion, strings
1) In the Wide World
2) Dao ke Dao
3) Yosis Olayich

Vocal Music

Three Songs  2013 10’
Mezzo-soprano and string quartet
1) Ativan
2) Game
3) You’ve Come Back to Me

The Way to Hell 2008  4’
Mezzo-soprano and piano

Songs of Love and Transience 2007  15’
Mezzo-soprano and piano
1) Prelude
2) Ditty of First Desire
3) The Moon Appears
4) Silence
5) Madrigal
6) Song of Departing Day

Five Haiku  1999   12’
Mezzo-soprano and piano
1) The Traffic Light
2) Walking
3) April Light
4) Pouring Rain
5) Quiet and Still

Chamber Music

Rituales 2015 10’
Flute and percussion

Inner Visions 2014 12’
Flute, clarinet, alto sax, cello
1) What We Worry About, What We Can’t Help
2) The Ascent
3) Galactic Drifter

Deep At Sea 2013 4’
Flute, clarinet, piano, marimba

Time Drips 2013 8’
Viola and piano

Momentary Moments 2012 13’
Cello and piano
1) The Thirteenth of Never
2) My Kind of Honky-Tonk Bar
3) Whitespace
4) March of Time

Three for Zhou B.  2011 12’
Flute, clarinet, violin, cello
1) Open My Door
2) Life
3) Group Dance

Intone 2009 6’
Guitar, violin, cello,

Cellphone Variations 2007 4’
Clarinet, violin, cello, bass

Fantasy on Irish Themes 2007 8’
Flute, French horn, violin, cello, piano

Signs 2006 20’
1) Trespassers Will Be Shot
2) Slow Children at Play
3) Speed Hump
4) God is My Co-Pilot
5) The Customer is Always Right

Sawtooth Hammer 2005 5’
Double Bass Quartet

String Quartet No. 1 2001 15’
1) Attrition
2) Veil
3) Impelled

Three Contrasting Movements for Flute, Cello and Piano 2000 10’
1) Contemplation #23
2) Loud and Fast!
3) Calm, With Waves

Dissonance Still Talking 1999 13’
Clarinet, violin, cello, piano
1) Dissonance
2) Still
3) Talking

The Numinous 1999 6’
Violin and piano

Piano Duo and Solo

Pessimistic Utterances 2015 8’
1) He’ll Raise your Taxes
2) Neuter Everyone and Let Nature Run its Course
3) New Yorkers Don’t Go Out in the Rain

Summation Piece No. 2 2010 9’
1) Short Meditation
2) Less Short Meditation
3) Return of the Son of Key Signature

Sound Advice 2004  13’
Two pianos
1) There’s No Time Like the Present
2) Look Before You Leap
3) Haste Makes Waste

Summation Piece No. 1 2000 12’
1) Mostly Cloudy
2) Hardly Tranquil
3) Reflective

‘Scapes 1999 15’
solo piano
1) Retrospection
2) People
3) Waltz Surreptitious
4) Spire, As Seen Through Early Morning Mist
5) Restless Night
6) Made in Hong Kong
7) Distant Metropolis

Six Moods for Solo Piano 1999 12’
1) Slowly, With Freedom
2) With Humor
3) At a Medium Pace
4) Lyrical, With Light Intimacy
5) Fast and Playful
6) Plaintive

Solo Instrument

Half State 2015 6’
Solo flute

Meditation for Solo Cello 2014  4’

Film and Theatrical
Ageless Animals 2015 5’
Flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano
Music set to images from Chris Marker’s La Jetee

1001 Afternoons in Chicago – A Radio Play 2012 60’
Flute, clarinet, violin, cello, bass, actors
I contributed 30’ minutes to  this collaborative project

The Heart of the World 2009 5’
Film by Guy Maddin
Flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion

Manos de la Muerte 2005 20’
Film by Dave Less
Solo piano

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