Dear patient performers: I am gradually moving my catalog into a flexible and searchable database so you can easily find what you are looking for. The beginnings of that process already allow you to browse and search more than seventy pieces by instrumentation, ensemble size, duration, and so on.
For compositions that aren’t in this group, please see the list of works. And please get in touch if you’d like help finding something specific. And when you perform any of these pieces, please let me know.
a song for soprano and pre-recorded track, Mary ushers the repentant Faust into the light…
a choral piece on a text of Walt Whitman
the latest piece in the series Machaut in the Machine Age, this one for flute and pre-recorded track
a small piano piece to celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday
for spoken voice and as many mobile phones as available
for voice and piano on a poem by Jane Bowles
an invocation to Esther Hobart Morris, the first female judge in America, for solo voice with optional percussion and drone
for four pianists on three pianos or keyboards, with drumset or pre-recorded track
a layered improvisatory piece for a solo player on any instrument, with pre-recorded electronics and video
for solo brass or wind player with live processing, spoken word (recorded or live) and optional video
for piccolo and pre-recorded track, responding to a Irish tin whistle solo called Salamanca
a short piano homage to Phillip Glass and Foday Musa Soso
commissioned by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra in celebration of their 80th Anniversary Season
a set of eight keyboard variations on the Bulgarian Women’s Chorus standard, Kaval Sviri
for actor, singer (or chorus), and piano (or instrumental ensemble)
solo trombone piece written for Will Lang in celebration of John Cage’s 100th birthday
a solo piano version of Stephen Sondheim’s Happiness.
inspired by a series of hand pumps I encountered in campsites while traveling down the Mississippi River, this piece is for violin, trombone quartet, and pre-recorded track
for a combination of at least six instruments and/or voices
for horn and pre-recorded electronics, inspired by a Rilke poem
inspired by a warning siren I encountered in Plaquemine, Louisiana, this piece is for vocalist and three additional singers or instrumentalists, with pre-recorded electronics
for sextet (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, percussion) or octet (adding guitar and trombone)
inspired by Leonardo, for one or two violins and electronics
for a chamber ensemble of at least six players, including piano and percussion. Other instruments can include winds, brass, strings, guitar, vocals, as you like.
the first piece I wrote after completing a journey by kayak and bicycle down the Mississippi River; for at least six singers and/or instruments