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. Currently you can search through more than a hundred pieces by various different criteria, including size of ensemble, instrumentation, length, and so on. In addition, you are welcome to browse the list of works for pieces that aren’t yet published. Please get in touch if you’d like help finding something specific. And when you perform any of these pieces, please let me know.

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a small but tricky piano etude


a song with text by June Jordan

only your dolls

a setting of Anne Sexton for voice and piano

Peace (Pascal)

one of a projected series of settings of the poetry of Bill Knott


a song with text by Bill Knott

a murmur in the trees

a thirty-minute piece for 24 basses in a grove of trees

a solemn shyness

a solo piano piece inspired by a fragment of Emily Dickinson

Not My Home

a piece inspired by Mammoth Cave National Park in Kentucky

Peggy in the Twilight

a setting of James Tate for speaking violinist and guitar

What would the Either be?

a piece for live violin, electronically transformed violin sounds, and optional video

Be Like Water

for viola, percussion, and track


a piece for solo flute and pre-recorded track that explores the current gender and racial pay gap in the United States

I Have to See You

an intense vocal duet based on Machaut’s Ballade #33

Who Else

a small piece for spoken voice and piano


a song for soprano and pre-recorded track, Mary ushers the repentant Faust into the light…

None More Than You

a choral piece on a text of Walt Whitman

You See Where This Is Going

a setting of a poem by Brendan Constantine for lung-powered ensemble loadbang and strings

Can I have it without begging?

another piece in the series Machaut in the Machine Age, this one for flute and pre-recorded track

See Right Through Me (Albert’s Confession)

a song based on the life of Albert Cashier, Civil War soldier

She Gets to Decide

a song responding to the Balthus painting “Thérèse Dreaming”

Another Time

a small piano piece to celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday

In Huts and on Journeys

for spoken voice and as many mobile phones as available

Farther from the Heart

for voice and piano on a poem by Jane Bowles

What Justice Looks Like

an invocation to Esther Hobart Morris, the first female judge in America, for solo voice with optional percussion and drone

Where Your Treasure Is: Mistake


for four pianists on three pianos or keyboards, with drumset or pre-recorded track