Compositions

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Chamber Works with Mixed Instrumentation

  • Running Amok

    oboe and piano 2016 6:30
  • Three of Swords

    flute, two bassoons, violin, viola, piano 2015 5:00
  • Winter Waltz

    alto saxophone and piano 2009 2:45
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  • Another Ecstatic Opening Out

    flute, violin, violoncello, and harp 2009 9:20
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  • Abnegation

    contrabassoon and harp; also transcribed for bass clarinet and harp 2000 5:00
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  • Hiatus

    In three movements

    flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello, and piano 2008 11:00
  • Nomina Musica

    In nine movements

    two flutes (dbl. picc.), clarinet (dbl. bass cl.), alto saxophone, horn in F, harp, piano, violin, and violoncello 2008 11:00
  • Five Experiments

    In five movements

    clarinet, two alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, trumpet, violoncello, and piano 2000 6:30
  • Snapshots

    Theme and seven variations

    clarinet and piano 1999 5:00
  • Piece for Flute, Violoncello, and Piano

    flute, violoncello, and piano 1999 4:00
  • Park After Dark

    oboe, clarinet, horn in F, viola, and contrabass 1999 2:00
  • Sonata for Flute and Piano

    In three movements

    flute and piano 1997 10:00

Choral and Vocal Works

  • Chansons Innocentes

    Cycle of five songs:

    1. “In Just-Spring”
    2. “Hist Whist”
    3. “Little Tree”
    4. “Why Did You Go”
    5. “Tumbling-Hair”

    Text by: E. E. Cummings

    2017 winner of the International Alliance of Women in Music New Music Competition Patsy Lu Prize

    soprano, clarinet, and piano 2015 16:20
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  • The Heart Asks Pleasure

    Text by: Emily Dickinson

    SATB choir 2015 4:30
  • At Our Meeting

    Cycle of three songs:

    1. “In the House We Have Loved”
    2. “In My Mind”
    3. “At Our Meeting”

    Text by: Carling FitzSimmons

    mezzo-soprano and piano 2012 6:30
  • Nightbreak

    Text by: Adrienne Rich

    SATB chamber choir 2009 5:35
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  • January

    Text by: Helen Hunt Jackson

    soprano, mezzo-soprano, clarinet, and piano 2009 3:45
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  • Five Madrigals

    Movements:

    1. “41 (Beautiful)”
    2. “9 (now is a ship)”
    3. “42 (nOthIng)”
    4. “3 (seeker of truth)”
    5. “XXVI (when god)”

    Text by: E. E. Cummings

    SSATB chamber choir 2000 12:00
  • The Morning is Full

    Text by: Pablo Neruda

    bass-baritone and piano 1999 5:00
  • Suddenly You Light

    Text: five Japanese Haiku

    mezzo-soprano, flute, and violoncello 1997 3:00
  • The Hollow Men

    Text by: T. S. Eliot

    SATB choir 1995 6:00

Chamber Works for Strings

  • Vestiges

    In four movements

    string quartet 2014 14:10
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  • Winter

    two guitars 2001 3:00
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  • String Quartet

    string quartet 1999 7:40
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  • String Trio

    In two movements

    violin, viola, and violoncello 1996 7:20

Chamber Works for Woodwinds and Brass

  • Second Chances

    In three movements

    1. The webs we weave
    2. Second chance
    3. Last chance
    bassoon quartet 2016 6:20
  • Creeps, Sneaks, and Tweaks

    In five movements

    1. Creepers
    2. Carnival 1
    3. Sneaks
    4. Carnival 2
    5. Tweaks
    Chamber wind ensemble: 2/1/2/1, 2/1/1/1, 1 perc. work in progress
  • Rumination

    flute choir (four flutes and bass flute) 2009 3:30
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  • In Memoriam Phillip A. Chandler

    two flutes, clarinet, and alto saxophone 2008 5:00
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  • Prelude and Fugue

    woodwind quintet 1998 2:30
  • In Memoriam Elizabeth Hollowood

    woodwind quintet 1997 3:00
  • Creation for Brass

    In three movements

    brass choir (4/3/3/1) 1997 8:30

Orchestral Works

  • Ecstatic Opening Out

    2/2/2/2, 2/2/2/2, 2 perc., strings 2000 5:30
  • Symphony

    In four movements

    2/2/2/2, 4/3/3/1, timp., 3 perc., strings 1999 15:00

Solo Works

  • elasticspastic

    bass clarinet 2016 7:00
  • Miniatures

    In three movements

    Second place winner of the Fifth New Ariel Piano Composition Competition

    piano 2012 4:00
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  • Invisible Woman

    harp 2000 5:00
  • Educere

    piano 1999 3:00
  • Fantasy

    trombone 1998 6:00
  • Piece for Piano

    piano 1998 3:20
  • Patterns for Guitar

    In two movements

    guitar 1997 3:10
  • Constancy

    Clarinet 1996

Electronic/Electroacoustic

  • persist/resist

    electronic 2017 2:49
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