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Chamber Ensemble

We the Way Outward for Flute, Bass Clarinet, Violin, Violoncello, Percussion, and Piano (2021) – 15’

Commissioned by Boston Musica Viva; to be premiered February 3, 2022, Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA – The Callithumpian Consort


Rock Garden for Double Wind Quintet (2020) – 8’

Commissioned by the Tanglewood Music Center; premiere delayed due to COVID-19


Shine Darkly Over Me for Flute, Harp, and Viola (2020) – 11’

Commissioned by harpist Chloe Tula; premiere delayed due to COVID-19


Gramarye for Flute, Clarinet in A, Violin, Violoncello, Percussion, Piano (2018-19) – 12’

Commissioned by the Utah Arts Festival
Premiered June 22, 2019, Salt Lake City Library, Utah Arts Festival, Salt Lake City, UT – Sinfonia Salt Lake: Alison Olsen, Henry Caceres, John Shin, Autumn England, Stephen Hughes, Andrew Staupe, Robert Baldwin conducting



Arrowhead for Violin and Viola (2019) – 3’

Premiered August 17, 2019, Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox, MA – Chi Li and Samuel Pederson


Deeper and Deeper for Flute and Clarinet (2019) – 3’

Premiered August 17, 2019, Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox, MA –Johanna Gruskin and Matthew Griffith


Comb for string quartet (2018) – 7’

Created under the aegis of the Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music
Premiered December 12, 2018, San Francisco, CA – Del Sol Quartet: Benjamin Kreith, Sam Weiser, Charlton Lee, Kathryn Bates


Tarot Teller for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Percussion, Piano (2018) – 7’

Commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival and School
Premiered July 27, 2018, Harris Concert Hall, Aspen Music Festival and School – Mehrdad Gholami, Juan Gabriel Olivares, Seohee Min, Ben Wagner, Richard Narroway, Hannah Weaver, Andrew Zhou, Timothy Weiss conducting



Smuggler for Flute, Clarinet, Violoncello, Percussion, Piano (2018) – 4’

Read July 12, 2018, Scanlan Hall, Aspen Music Festival and School – Mehrdad Gholami, Juan Gabriel Olivares, Richard Narroway, Hannah Weaver, Andrew Zhou, Donald Crockett conducting


Red Wind for Soprano, Narrator, Bass Clarinet, Trumpet, Trombone, Percussion, and Contrabass (2017) – 28’

Featuring the poetry of Nathaniel Mackey from Blue Fasa (New York: New Directions, 2015)
  1. A Night in Jaipur
  2. Head Opening
  3. Anabatic Jukebox
  4. Anacoluthic Light
  5. Rag

  6. Recorded April 24, 2017, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, NC – Mellissa Hughes, Soprano; Nathaniel Mackey, Poet and Narrator; Bill Kalinkos, Bass Clarinet; Tim Leopold, Trumpet; Mike Lormand, Trombone; Sam Budish, Percussion; Doug Balliett, Bass; Doug Balliett, Conductor

    Movements IV and V premiered July 21, 2019, Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox, MA – Olivia Cosío, Mezzo-soprano; Sid Richardson, Narrator; Ben Quarles, Bass Clarinet; Federico Montes, Trumpet; David Kidd, Trombone; Gregory LaRosa, Percussion; Gabriel Polinksy, Bass; Killian Farrell, Conductor



    Facelift for Percussion, Piano, Toy Piano (2017) – 5’

    Premiered July 8, 2017, Studzinksi Concert Hall, Bowdoin College – Griffin Harvey, Min Joo Yi, Sydney Lukert


    l'Averse for 2 Flutes (2015) – 7’
    Unperformed

    BEACON for woodwind quintet (2015) – 5’

    Premiered September 12, 2015, Kenosha Public Museum, Kenosha, WI – Kenosha Symphony Orchestra’s Wind Quintet: Carol Meves, Suzanne Geoffrey, Orlando Pimentel, Andrew Jackson, Kathryn Krubsack


    Tendrils for 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, and Bassoon (2015) – 9’

    Premiered June 21, 2015, fresh inc Festival, Bedford Concert Hall, University of Wisconsin – Parkside, Kenosha, WI – Sam Rolfe, Danielle Breisach, Pablo Moreno, Julia Gjebic, Eric Heidbreder



    Liber Contrapunctum for Violin and Piano (2014) – 7’

    1. Praeludium
    2. Contrapunctus Primus
    3. Praeludium
    4. Contrapunctus Secundus
    5. Praeludium
    6. Contrapunctus Tertius

    7. Premiered April 9, 2017, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University – Sarah Griffin and Scott Lee
      Performed July 25, 2017, Studzinski Recital Hall, Bowdoin College – Misha Vayman and Miles Walter


      Astrolabe for Flute, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Violin, Violoncello, Percussion, Piano (2014) – 11’

      Written for the Da Capo Chamber Players’ 2014 residency at Duke University
      Recorded by Patricia Spencer, Meighan Stoops, Curtis Macomber, Jay Campbell, with guests Stephen Beck and Michael Lipsey
      Premiered June 13, 2015, nief-norf Festival, Sandra G. Powell Recital Hall, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN – Christopher Schelb, David Floyd, Sarah Compton, Hannah Mayer, Andrea Violet Lodge, and Justin Lamb


      Défilé de Féeries for String Quartet (2014) – 10’

      Commissioned by the Zodiac Music Academy and Festival
      1. Sur la pente du talus, les anges tournent leurs robes de laine dans les herbages d’acier et d’émeraude.
      2. Des ciels gris du cristal.
      3. Les nuées s’amassaient sur la haute mer faite d’une éternité de chaudes larmes.
      4. La plaque du foyer noir, de réels soleils des grèves: ah! puits des magies; seule vue d’aurore, cette fois.
      5. La douceur fleurie des étoiles et du ciel et du reste descend en face du talus, comme un panier – contre notre face, et fait l’abîme fleurant et bleu là-dessous.
      6. Arrivée de toujours, qui t’en iras partout.

      7. Premiered July 14, 2014, Église St. Jacques Le Majeur, Valdeblore, France – Vanessa Mollard, Kenneth Kwan, Alec Santamaria, Ariel Barnes
        Performed October 25, 2015, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University – Heimat Quartet; Aubrey Holmes, Patrick Shaughnessy, Chung Han Tsiao, Aaron Fried


        l'air sans notes for Flute/Piccolo, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Trumpet, Violin, Viola, and Violoncello (2014) – 11’

        Written for yMusic’s residency at Duke University as part of the Encounters: with the Music of Our Time series
        1. l’air sans notes
        2. l’air de la Mort

        3. Premiered March 25, 2014, Motorco Music Hall, Durham, NC – yMusic Ensemble: Alex Sopp, Hideaki Aomori, CJ Camerieri, Rob Moose, Nadia Sirota, Gabriel Cabezas



          Bouquets for Flute and Viola (2014) – 8’

          Premiered September 26, 2016, Otherlands, Memphis, TN – Jenny Davis and Jennifer Puckett


          Blague d’Eau for Violin and Viola (2013) – 6’

          Premiered May 9, 2013, The Boston Conservatory – Nicole Parks and Eric Hollander


          Dance Remote for Clarinet, Violin, Violoncello, Piano (2013) – 10’

          Premiered April 21, 2013 – The Boston Conservatory – Brittne Pool, Nicole Parks, Bryan Bayslett, Nicholas Place



          Dream Remote for Clarinet, Violoncello, and Marimba (2012-13) – 12’

          Premiered February 5, 2013 – The Boston Conservatory – Diana Searle, Bryan Hayslett, Danielle Fortner
          Performed April 21, 2013 – The Boston Conservatory – Diana Searle, Bryan Hayslett, Dani Fortner



          Bricklayer for Brass Quintet (2012) – 12’

          Premiered October 30, 2012 – The Boston Conservatory – Loo Kit Chong, Kevin Natoli, Kristine Rooke, Christian Howard, Andrew Smith


          Ocean Remote for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Violoncello, Vibraphone, Piano (2012) – 6’30’’

          Premiered July 14, 2012, Colby College – Atlantic Music Festival Contemporary Ensemble; Timothy Hagen, Joe Shiner, Jaewon Bang, Jonah Kim, Laura Jordan, Alexandra Carlson
          Performed November 11, 2012, First Church, Boston, MA – The Boston New Music Initiative; Deirdre Viau, Yhasmin Valenzuela, Nick Gleason, Leah Kosch, Nikole Stoica, Sassan Haghighi
          Performed April 21, 2013, The Boston Conservatory – Deirdre Viau, Yhasmin Valenzuela, Mike Harden, Leah Kosch, Nikole Stoica, Sassan Haghighi

          Richardson – Ocean Remote from The Boston New Music Initiative on Vimeo.




          Bifocals for String Quartet (2011-2012) – 12’

          Premiered March 12, 2012, The Boston Conservatory – Nebula Quartet; David Dho, Shishi Zhou, Eric Hollander, Emily Dolliver
          Performed April 21, 2013, The Boston Conservatory – Nebula Quartet; David Dho, Shishi Zhou, Eric Hollander, Nathaniel Pasague Taylor



          Sketchbook of Imaginary Zoology for English Horn and Bassoon (2011) – 8’

          1. Centripetapede
          2. Septapotamus
          3. Phosphoresaurus

          4. Premiered April 19, 2012, The Boston Conservatory – Esther Kurtz and Shelley Mohr
            Performed April 27, 2012, Outpost 186, Cambridge, MA – Esther Kurtz and Shelley Mohr


            Synergie for Soprano Saxophone, Violin, Violoncello (2011) – 9’

            Premiered December 6, 2011, The Boston Conservatory – Philipp Stäudlin, Nicole Parks, Bryan Hayslett
            Performed June 23, 2012, New England Conservatory, Summer Institute of Contemporary Performance Practice – Philip Stäudlin, Charlotte Munn-Wood, David Wazalisko



            Milna Mélange for Bassoon, Electric Bass Guitar, Piano Four Hands (2011) – 4’

            Premiered July 20, 2011, Upbeat International Summer School, Milna, Croatia – Milna Ensemble; Matt Siffert, Marko Bajzer, Lindsey Dolan, Haerim Seok


            Après la Transfiguration de la Nuit for Clarinet, French Horn, Violin, Viola, Violoncello, Piano (2011) – 15’

            1st Prize in the Alcyon Chamber Ensemble Composition Competition, 2011
            1. Crépuscule
            2. Minuit
            3. Aurore

            4. Premiered September 16, 2012, Parish Center for the Arts, Bedford, MA – Alcyon Chamber Ensemble; Katherine Matasay, Michael Weinstein, Shufang Du, Melissa Howe, Shannon Snapp, Emely Phelps
              Performed September 23, 2012, Payson Park Congregational Church, Belmont, MA – Alcyon Chamber Ensemble


              Persephone for Flute, Piano, Contrabass (2010-2011) – 9’

              Commissioned by Row Twelve Ensemble
              Premiered September 25, 2011, Harvard Public Library, Harvard, MA – Katy Kleitz, Nick Place, Sid Richardson
              Performed October 17, 2011, The Boston Conservatory – Ali Parramore, Nick Place, Sid Richardson


              Five Pieces for String Quartet (2009) – 9’

              Premiered November 12, 2009, Tufts University – Tufts Composers’ String Quartet


              A Genealogy of Earthworms for Flute, Shakuhachi, Piano, Electric Guitar trio, Violin, Contrabass (2009) – 7’

              Premiered November 28, 2009, Tufts University – Michelle Makarski and the Tufts New Music Ensemble


              Île de France Sonata for Contrabass and Piano (2009) – 10’

              Premiered October 30, 2009, Tufts University – Sid Richardson and John McDonald


              Match Race on Mystic Lake for Alto Flute and Clarinet (2008) – 3’30’’

              Premiered November 20, 2009, Tufts University – Joshua Hahn and Sofia Vitello


              Dusk for Viola, Contrabass, Piano (2008) – 6’

              Premiered April 26, 2008, Tufts University – Chris Koombs, Sid Richardson, Peter Delia



              Solo

              Next Time Will Be Different for Violin (2020) – 6’

              Premiered March 15, 2021, Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory – Lilit Hartunian


              Study for Remembrance for Violoncello (2020) – 1’

              Premiered August 7, 2020, Tanglewood 2020 Online Festival, Studio E, Tanglewood Learning Institute, Lenox, MA – Mickey Katz


              Tide Tiding Time for Violin (2015-17) – 30’

              1. Shells and Stones
              2. Flotsam/Jetsam
              3. “and all motion/is a crab”
              4. Sand & Surf
              5. Wind + Waves

              6. Unperformed


                There is no sleep so deep for Piano (2016) – 6’

                Recorded March 24, 2016, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University – Conrad Tao



                Webbed for Violin (2013) – 9’

                1. Feet
                2. Webs
                3. Hands

                4. Commissioned by Charlotte Munn-Wood and the Lee Honors College at Western Michigan University
                  Premiered May 16, 2013, Western Michigan University – Charlotte Munn-Wood
                  Performed June 21, 2014 – SICPP Iditarod, Brown Hall, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA – Ethan Wood



                  Stacked for Oboe (2012) – 9’

                  Premiered October 17, 2012, The Boston Conservatory – Daniel Stackhouse
                  Performed August 2, 2017, Studzinski Concert Hall, Bowdoin College – Dannielle McBryan


                  Swim for Marimba (2012) – 5’

                  Premiered March 28, 2012, The Boston Conservatory – Dane Palmer
                  Piano Suite 2011 for Piano (2011) – 9’

                  Premiered October 17, 2011, The Boston Conservatory – Nicholas Place


                  Scylla for Viola (2010) – 6’

                  Premiered March 16, 2010, Tufts University – Scott Woolweaver


                  Variable Variance for Violoncello (2008) – 6’

                  Premiered November 28, 2008, Tufts University – Jason Coleman



                  Large Ensemble

                  Dredged Archipelago for String Orchestra (2019) - 4'

                  2 2 2 2 1
                  Premiered July 12, 2019, Gordon Studio, Tanglewood Learning Center, Lenox, MA – Festival fellows and guests


                  Door to the River for Orchestra (2018) - 6'

                  3 3 3 3 | 4 3 3 1 | timpani, 3 percussion, harp, celesta, strings

                  Read July 15 and August 11, 2018, Harris Concert Hall, Aspen Music Festival and School – Aspen Conducting Academy Orchestra, Joshua Hong conducting
                  Read January 29, 2020, Kleinhans Music Hall, Buffalo, NY – Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra, Bradley Thachuk conducting



                  Bass Cathedral for Clarinet and Wind Ensemble (2018) - 15'

                  Commissioned by the Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble
                  For piccolo, 2 flutes, alto flute, oboe, English horn, 2 clarinets, 2 bass clarinets, bassoon, contrabassoon, 2 horns, 3 trumpets, 2 trombones, bass trombone, euphonium, tuba, clarinet solo, 3 percussion, piano, contrabass

                  Premiered February 23, 2018, Old South Church, Boston, MA – David Angelo, clarinet, with the Boston Conservatory Wind Ensemble, Matthew Marsit conducting.





                  J. S. Bach Double Concerto in D Minor BWV 1043 for Two Soprano Saxophones and Orchestra (2016) - 20'

                  Arranged for the Durham Medical Orchestra, Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant conducting, with soloists Susan Fancher and Branford Marsalis
                  3 2 3 2 | 4 3 3 1 | timpani, 2 percussion, harp, piano, strings

                  1. Vivace
                  2. Largo ma non tanto
                  3. Allegro



                  4. Catullus Settings for Symphonic Band (2013) - 8'

                    Read by the Duke University Wind Symphony, Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant conducting
                    1. Odi et Amo
                    2. … Wind and White Water
                    3. Cold Talk, Hot Pants



                    4. Terraforming for Orchestra (2012) - 18'

                      2 2 2 2 | 4 2 3 1 | timpani, 2 percussion, harp, strings

                      1. Tecton
                      2. Erosia
                      3. Intrusion
                      4. Consolidation

                      5. Premiered Movement I, March 8, 2012, The Boston Conservatory – The 2012 Boston Conservatory Composer’s Orchestra

                        Premiered Movements II-IV, November 16, 2012, The Boston Conservatory – The 2012 Boston Conservatory Composer’s Orchestra


                        Astyanax for Chamber Orchestra (2009-10) - 13'

                        1 1 1 1 | 1 1 1 | percussion strings



                        Vocal

                        The Sea-Limits for Tenor and Piano (2019) – 6’

                        Premiere delayed due to COVID-19


                        On the Sea for Five Male Voices (2014) – 5’

                        Recorded November 5, 2015, Duke University – Ensemble Amarcord – Wolfram Lattke, Daniel Knauft, Frank Ozimek, Robert Pohlers, Holger Krause


                        Picture-Writing for Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Violoncello, and Piano (2014) – 6’

                        Premiered June 14, 2014, Town Hall Theater, Middlebury, VT – New Music on the Point – Elaina Robbins, Jilian McGreen, Madison Greenstone, Zan Berry, and J. J. Penna


                        Rough Smooth for Mixed Chorus and Organ (2013) – 2’

                        Commissioned by Emmanuel Church with funds from the Lilly Endowment
                        Premiered July 19, 2015, Lindsey Chapel at Emmanuel Church, Boston, MA – Emmanuel Community Choir, Nancy Granert (organ), Ryan Turner conducting


                        Hyacinth for Soprano and Piano (2012) – 3’

                        Premiered March 4, 2013, The Boston Conservatory – Victoria DeKoatz


                        Psalm 8 for Mixed Chorus a cappella (2010) – 7’

                        Premiered December 11, 2010, Tufts University – Tufts Chamber Singers, directed by Jamie Kirsch



                        Electronic

                        Liminal Mantra - Voice and Synthesizer (2021) – 2’

                        Composed with Roseminna Watson for the Pandemic Polyphony project
                        Liminal Mantra Recording


                        Red Wind (Desert Remix) - Generative Software (2018)

                        LUNE - Violin and Fixed Media (2015) – 12’

                        Premiered April 10, 2016, Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University – Lilit Hartunian
                        Performed October 15, 2016, Philip Lynch Theatre, Lewis University, Electronic Music Midwest Festival – Sarah Plum
                        Performed January 26, 2018, Nelson Music Room, Duke University – Sarah Plum
                        Performed June 14, 2018, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston – Lilit Hartunian
                        Performed February 20, 2021, Verdant Vibes Online Season – Roseminna Watson



                        Ventriloquy - Interactive Installation (2015)



                        The Barberisms of Seville - Interactive Installation (2014)

                        Premiered April 11, 2014, The Carrack Modern Art Gallery, Durham, NC – Presented by the Duke Audiovisualities Lab