Works List

Pieces are cross-listed, where appropriate.

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Large Ensemble (10 or more players)

Farewell – for youth string orchestra; 2019; 5’30” – commissioned by Ervin Orban for his retirement from the Woodside Middle School strings program

Fading Recollections (of a dream) – orchestra 2. 2. 3 (3rd on B.Cl.). 1. 2. 2. 1. 1. 2 Perc. Strings; 2018 (revised 2021); 5’15”

The Season of Locking – flute, oboe, saxophone quartet (SATB), 2 percussion, viola, cello, bass; 2016; 9′

The Lighthouse – chamber opera – soprano, mezzo, tenor, 2 bass-baritones, flute (doubling alto flute and piccolo), b-flat clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), trombone, violin, and cello; 2016 (English libretto by Jack Cantey); 20′

Chamber Ensemble (2 – 9 players)

Twice Told Tale – erhu and guzhēng; 2022; 11′ – written for Tsun-Hui Hung and Yi-Chieh Jay Lai

JUMP – alto saxophone and horn; 2021; 3’30” – written for Jennifer Blackwell and Brian Kavolius-Matherne

Homecoming – saxophone quartet (SATB); 2021; 8′

Ripples on a Reflection – violin and 13-string koto; 2020; 8’30” – written for Ignace Jang and Darin Miyashiro

Pineapple Toccata – clarinet and (electric) harpsichord; 2020; 1’45” – written for Jalen Baraoidan and Yingqi Zhao

Still Lifes of the Moon – guitar and harp; 2019; 8’30” – commissioned by Daniel Quinn

Pluveroj – piccolo (or soprano saxophone) and vibraphone; 2018; 4’30”

Quartet – 4 performers; 2018; indeterminate length

Suite for Sopranino Saxophones – 2 sopranino saxophones and piano; 2017; 8′ – commissioned by Farrell Vernon

The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari – string quartet; 2017; 60′ – commissioned by Fort Wayne Cinema Center

Charade – saxophone trio or ensemble (SAT); 2017; indeterminate length

December Sonata – 2 saxophones, clarinets, or oboes (originally for alto saxophones, but can be performed on any homogenous duo); 2016; 11′ – commissioned by Jenie Kechulius

Signals, Noises – reed quintet; 2016; 8’30” – commissioned by Noise-to-Signal Ensemble

3 Nocturnes – soprano and tenor saxophones (one performer) and cello; 2015; 5’30” – written for Kelly Laporte and Gramm Drennen

The Opaque Sky – string trio; 2015; 7’30”

Ritmoj – percussion trio; 2014; 8’30”

Solo Instrument

Out (there) – oboe and interactive electronics; 2022; 3′ – written for Teil Buck

Soap! (lather and rinse) – melodica; 2020; 20″ – written for David Bohn

Recycled Air – piccolo; 2020; 6′ – written for Natalie Magana

Toccata Sunrise – flauto d’amore; 2020; 2′ – written for the Flauto d’Amore Project

Small piece – any bass instrument; 2018; indeterminate length

15×7 – 1 performer; 2018; indeterminate length

The Stars Lead the Way – bass clarinet or saxophone and interactive electronics; 2017; 6′ – commissioned by Ed Renz

At the river: triptych for violin – violin; 2017; indeterminate length (2’30” suggested) – commissioned by Evan Meccarello

Dancing Under Waves: triptych for piano – piano; 2017; 8′

3 Airs – flute; 2016; 8′

Não Demoras – organ; 2016; 3′ – commissioned by Stephanie Johnson

Kunmeto – bass saxophone; 2016; 6′ – commissioned by Nick Zoulek

2 Pieces for Piano – piano; 2013; 8’30”

Vocal

Arboles/Dikotomioj de ligno/Tapestry Trees – mezzo-soprano voice and 3 pre-recorded tracks by the same performer (G3 – G5); 2020 (Spanish text by Federico Garcia Lorca, Esperanto text by Dalen Wuest, English text by William Morris); 3′ – written for Rachel Dunbar

Lulkanto – high voice (Eb4 – E5) and alto saxophone or viola; 2018 (English text by Thomas Dekker, Esperanto translation by Dalen Wuest); 3′ – saxophone version commissioned by Stephanie Wuest; viola version arranged for Roy MacNeil

Marley is dead – 7 performers; 2017 (composed in collaboration with Jack Cantey) (English text by Charles Dickens); indeterminate length – commissioned by Jack Cantey

Three Lola Ridge Songs – high voice (E4 – A5) and alto saxophone; 2017 (English texts by Lola Ridge); 9′ – commissioned by Stephanie Wuest

so this is Spring? – low voice (Ab2 – D4), 2016 (English text by Clark Ulysses Thompson); 3’30” – written for Daniel Bayot

The Lighthouse – chamber opera – soprano, mezzo, tenor, 2 bass-baritones, flute (doubling alto flute and piccolo), b-flat clarinet (doubling bass clarinet), trombone, violin, and cello; 2016 (English libretto by Jack Cantey); 20′ – written for Bowling Green Opera Theater

Por Que Demoras? – high voice (E4 – B5) and piano; 2012 (Brazilian Portuguese text by Rui Lobato); 3’30” – commissioned by Stephanie Johnson

Electronic/with Electronics

Out (there) – oboe and interactive electronics; 2022; 3′ – written for Teil Buck

The Stars Lead the Way – bass clarinet or saxophone (any) and interactive electronics; 2017; 6′ – commissioned by Ed Renz

Walking on/Walking through – fixed media, 2-channel stereo; 2015; 3′

Improvisational/Indeterminate

Small piece – any bass instrument; 2018; indeterminate length

Three Movements (Slow-Fast-Slow) – graphic score – any number of performers; 2018; indeterminate length

15×7 – 1 performer; 2018; indeterminate length

Quartet – 4 performers; 2018; indeterminate length

Marley is dead – 7 performers; 2017 (composed in collaboration with Jack Cantey); indeterminate length – commissioned by Jack Cantey

Non-Western Instruments/Intercultural

Twice Told Tale – erhu and guzhēng; 2022; 11′ – written for Tsun-Hui Hung and Yi-Chieh Jay Lai

Ripples on a Reflection – violin and 13-string koto; 2020; 8’30” – written for Ignace Jang and Darin Miyashiro

Charade – Balinese Gamelan; 2015; indeterminate length – written for Gamelan Kusuma Sari

Transcriptions/Arrangements

Rigaudon – sopranino saxophone and guitar; 2016; 2′ – originally by Elisabeth Jacquet de La Guerre, 1665-1729

Other

Blurred Moments – Title card music for Lizzie Shea (season 1); 2017; not for performance – commissioned by Jack Cantey

Score for bKL’s GEMS World Academy, Lower School by Maxamillian Studio; 2017; not for performance – commissioned by Maxamillian Studio