Complete list of Compositions
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•The Four Winds (1985/2013) for Concert Band (Grade 4); duration: 6:00. [Hal Leonard]
•Confluence (2012) for Piano Quartet; duration: 8:00. Premiered February 23, 2013 by the Carolina Chamber Music Festival, New Bern, N.C.
•Symphony No. 2 (1995-2012) for Orchestra [3333 4331 Timp+4 Pno/Cel Hp Str]; duration 40:00.
•Suite for Violin and Piano (1996-2012); duration: 10:00.
•The Tree Without End (2011) for orchestra [2222 2211 Timp+1 Harp Str]; duration: 16:00. Premiered June 6, 2012 by The Riverside Symphony, George Rothman, cond., Alice Tully Hall, New York, NY.
•The Snake River Manual of Style (2011) for Alto Saxophone and Electric Guitar; duration: 15:00. Partially premiered on January 19, 2012 by Christopher Creviston and Oren Fader, Grand Valley State University, Michigan. See video.
Nassau, Vol. 3 (The Nostos) (2011) for chamber orchestra [1112Sax1 1110 Perc(1) Keybd Str] and two vocalists; duration: 9:00
Premiered May 19, 2011 by the Dogs of Desire, David Alan Miller, conductor, EMPAC, Troy, NY.
•Tiki Alla Turca (2010) for Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Percussion; duration: 4:00. Premiered May 13, 2012 by The Links: William Kalinkos, clarinet, Joshua Roman, cello, Yuki Numata, violin, Michael Caterisano, percussion, Queens New Music Festival, Long Island City, NY.
•Prelude and Toccata (in memoriam William Albright) (2010) for Solo Piano; duration: 8:00. Premiered March 20, 2011 by Robert Satterlee, Kerrytown Concert House, Ann Arbor, MI.
•Second Piano Trio (2009-10) for Violin, Cello and Piano; duration: 20:00.
•Tango Variations (2009) for Symphonic Band; duration: 8:30. Premiered October 23, 2010 by the University of Michigan Symphony Band, Michael Haithcock, conductor, Hill Auditorium, Ann Arbor, MI. Rent from Theodore Presser.
•Night Voyages (2009) for Percussion and Piano; duration: 13:00. Premiered March 1, 2010 by Well-Tempered Keyboards at University of Texas at Tyler.
•Passage (2009) for chamber orchestra [1112Sax1 1110 Perc(1) Keybd Str] and two vocalists; duration: 8:00
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra. Premiered March 6, 2009 by the Dogs of Desire, David Alan Miller, conductor.
Cello Sonata ("Hallowe'en") (2008) for Cello and Piano; duration: 15:00.
Sunken City (2008) for Bb Clarinet and Piano; Premiered on the CD "Spelunk: Premieres for Clarinet" by Maureen Hurd and Blair McMillen; Live premiere July 15, 2011 at the Bar Harbor Chamber Music Festival by same; duration: 11:00.
Man: Biology of a Fall [Libretto: Gary Heidt] chamber opera; duration: 2 hours, 15 minutes; 4 scenes premiered December 17, 2003 at Galapagos Art Space under the musical direction of the composer. Gregory Purnhagen, lead tenor. Full premiere October 4-7, 2007 at Kumble Theater, Brooklyn, NY. Steven Ebel, lead tenor. Directed by Jyana S. Gregory. Conducted by the composer. article
Nassau, Vol. 2 (Cyclops to Circe) (2007) for chamber orchestra [1112Sax1 1110 Perc(1) Keybd Str] and two vocalists; duration: 11:00
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra. Premiered March 30, 2007 by the Dogs of Desire, David Alan Miller, conductor. review
Struggle (2006) for Trombone solo; duration: 4:00
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony. Premiered March 4, 2007 by Greg Spiridopoulos, New York State Museum.
Poème Électronique (arr.) by Edgard Varèse (2006) for chamber orchestra [Fl/Pc Ob Cl BsCl Hn Tpt Tbn Perc(4) Keybd Acc. 2Vln Vlc Bs]; duration: 8:00 Premiered January 20, 2007 by Alarm Will Sound, Alan Pierson, conductor. at Miller Theater, NYC. bloggers
Motion Sonata (2005) for Oboe, Bassoon and Piano; duration: 15:00; Commissioned by Stephen Walt. Premiered February 24, 2006 byStephen Walt (bassoon), Fredric Cohen (oboe) and Susan Nowicki (piano). Published by E. B. Marks.
•Little Suite for Piano ("The Seasons") (2010). Duration: 6:00. Premiered by Miron Derugo, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, June 1, 2011. [Hal Leonard]
Ghosts of the Revolution
(2005) for orchestral winds [1111 2211 Perc(2)]; duration: 15:00
Commissioned and Premiered by the Albany Symphony Orchestra, Saratoga National Battlefield, NY, October 1, 2005, David Alan Miller, conductor. review
Nassau, Vol. 1
(Telemachus to Sirens) (2005) for chamber orchestra [1112Sax1 1110 Perc(1) Keybd Str] and two vocalists;
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra. Premiered March 31, 2005 by the Dogs of Desire, David Alan Miller, conductor.
Street Jam (2004) for Trumpet
and Bongos; duration: 6:00
Commissioned by Eric Berlin. Premiered Aprll 24, 2005 by Eric Berlin and Eduardo Leandro, University of Massachusetts. review [Hal Leonard]
Omgjyja Switch 7 (arr.) by Richard D. James, aka Aphex Twin (2004-05) for chamber orchestra [Fl/Pc Ob ASax BsCl Hn Tpt Tbn Voc Perc(4) Keybd Acc. Vln ElGtr Vlc ElBs]; duration: 5:00 Premiered April 3, 2005 by Alarm Will Sound, Alan Pierson, conductor. To be released on Cantaloupe Records and performed on July 24, 2005 at the Lincoln Center Festival. review
Dissipating Variations (1998-2004) for Solo Violin; duration: ca. 30:00.
•Bob Barcarolle (2004) for Solo Clarinet; duration: 2:00; unperformed.
White Mountain Daytrip (2004) for Orchestra [3333 4331 Tmp+3 Hp Str]; duration: ca. 10:00; unperformed.
Halcyon Shores (2003) for Violin, Cello, Harp, and Flute; duration: 16:00; Premiered September 13, 2003 at Christ Episcopal Church in New Bern by the Carolina Chamber Music Festival [Anna Reinersman, harp, Jennifer Lucht, cello, Tai Murray, violin, and Ann Bobo, flute].
The March of the Yerzin Miners (2003) for Violin, Viola, Styrocello, Broiler Pan Gongs, and Carimba; duration: 4:00; Premiered May 11 & 12, 2003 at The Loft in New York City by Music for Homemade Instruments.
Spelunk (2003) for Solo Bb Clarinet; duration: 7:00; Premiered March 10, 2003 at Christ and St. Stephen's Church, New York City by Maureen Hurd. Published by E. B. Marks.
Ant Race (2002) for Brass Quintet (2 trombone version available); duration: 6:00; Premiered March 9, 2003 at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst by the Infinity Brass.
Caravan (2002) for piano four-hands; duration: 8:00; Premiered
August 15, 2002 at Riverside Church, 10th Floor
by Jonathan Faiman and Blair McMillen. Commissioned by the Locrian Chamber Players. review
The Last Days of James Forrestal (2002) [Libretto: Gary Heidt]
chamber opera; duration: 2 hours
Premiered May 19, 2002 at the Present Company Theatorium, NYC by ad hoc ensemble, composer conducting. review
Tickle (2001) for Two Sweethearts and Drumset Soloist; Published in SMTWTFS (Breuer) 2002; First performed by Evan Hause and guests at The Cutting Room (NYC) on February 5, 2005.
Concerto (2001) for trumpet and small orchestra [2222 2200 timp
str]; duration: 15:00
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra. Premiered September 13 & 14, 2001 by same, Eric Berlin, soloist,
David Alan Miller, conductor. review Wind Ensemble version premiered April 25, 2004 by the University of Massachusetts Wind Ensemble, Laura Rexroth, conductor, Berlin, soloist. Published by E. B. Marks.
(2001) orchestration of a chamber work by George Tsontakis for Tales&Scales
[2222 4231 timp 2 perc harp str]; duration: 55:00 Premiered September 29, 2001
by the Indian Hill Symphony Orchestra, Bruce Hangen, conductor
Birth and Theft of Television (2001) [Libretto: Gary Heidt] chamber
opera; duration: 1 hour
Premiered March 26&27, 2001 at the Theater for the New City, NYC by ad hoc ensemble, composer conducting.
S. Lowball (2001) for chamber orchestra [1112Sax1 1110 Perc(1)
Str] and two vocalists; duration: 9:00
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra. Premiered March 23, 2001 by the Dogs of Desire, David Alan Miller, conductor, Albany, NY.
Circe (2000) for solo six-mallet marimba [ or mallet duo]; duration: 11:00; Commissioned by Rebecca Kite.
for Electric Guitar and Symphonic Band (1997-2000); duration:
Premiered by the University of Michigan Symphony Band, H. Robert Reynolds, conductor with the composer as soloist on October 6, 2000. Published by E. B. Marks.
(2000) for Piano and Percussion; duration: 13:00
Commissioned and premiered by Blair McMillen and Nathan Davis at the Yellow Barn Music Festival, Putney, VT on July 21, 2000.
#3 (1999) for
Digital Tape; duration: 6:45
Premiered at VIII International Festival of Electroacoustic Music in Havana, Cuba - "Spring in Havana" - on March 9, 2000.
A Musictelling Adventure
(1998) for Flute, Saxophone, Trombone and Percussion with or without Orchestra;
Commissioned by Tales&Scales. Premiered by Tales&Scales with the Phoenix Symphony, November, 1998.
Into The Mists (1998) for Percussion with Violin, Clarinet, Saxophone, Bassoon and Piano; duration: ca. 10:00. Premiered June 3, 2006 by Quorum, Oshkosh, WI.
for Amplified Trumpet, Bass, Drums and Voice; duration: 6:00
Premiered May 30, 1998 by Maschina (John Maloney, Seth Hitsky, Mark Kirschenman, Alana Rocklin) at the Blind Pig, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
(1997) [text: Hugh Ogden] for Mixed Chorus and Jazz Quartet; duration: 4:45
Premiered November 14, 1997 by the Pittsburg State Choir, Susan Marchant, conducting.
The Ides of March (1997) for Flute, Trombone and Snare Drum; duration: 4:00; Premiered March 15, 1997 by Evan Hause, Justin Writer, and Matthew Whittier at McCray Hall, Pittsburg State University.
•Violin Notebook (1996) for Solo Violin; duration: 5:00. Unperformed.
in Flak (1996)
for Clarinet, Sax, Bass and Drums; duration: 2:00
Premiered and recorded by Transmission (Stuart Bogie, Colin Stetson, Eric Perney, Andrew Kitchen).
(1995-97) for Orchestra [3333 4331 Timp Perc(4) Hp Str]; duration: 12:00
Read by the Plymouth Music Series, Philip Brunelle, conducting on May 14, 2000 in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Breath (1997) for Percussion Quartet; duration: 5:00
Premiered May 5, 1997 by the Pittsburg State University Percussion Ensemble, composer conducting. [Hal Leonard]
for Solo Cello; duration: 11:00
Premiered July 20, 1997 by Nathaniel Chaitkin at the Banff Center for the Arts.
Ship of Death (1993-96) [text: D.H. Lawrence] for Chorus, Orchestra
and Soloists; duration: 1 hour
(1995) for Two Percussion and Piano; duration: 5:00
Premiered April 22, 1996 by Evan Hause, Matthew Sexton and Carter Pann at the University of Michigan.
Concerto for Marimba and Orchestra (1994) for Five-Octave Marimba and Orchestra [2222 2220 Timp Perc(2) Hp Str]; duration: 17:00 Premiered April 13, 1996 by Loren Mach with the Cincinnati College-Conservatory Philarmonia Orchestra, Wojciech Michniewski, conductor. Published by E. B. Marks.
(1994-95) for Large Jazz Ensemble; duration: 5:00
Commissioned by the University of Michigan Jazz Composers Orchestra. Premiered April 6, 1995, composer conducting.
(1994) for Percussion Sextet; duration 17:00
Commissioned by the Oberlin Percussion Group, Michael Rosen, conductor. Premiered April 25, 1995.
Symphony (1993-94) for Chamber Orchestra [1111 1110 Perc(1) Pno/Cel
SoloStr]; duration 15:00
Commissioned by the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, David Stock, conductor. Premiered March 20, 1995. Published by E. B. Marks.
the Ghetto of the Crystal Imps (1994) for Percussion and Four-track
Tape; duration: 9:00
Premiered April 3, 1995 by Alison Shaw, Dissertation Recital, University of Michigan.
Two Songs (1994) [text: Terren Ilana
Wein] for Tenor (or Medium Voice), Cello and Bass Marimba; duration: 4:00 apiece
Premiered March 15, 1994 by Erik Santos, Nicole Charboneau and Evan Hause, University of Michigan.
of flames... (1994) for Violin, Clarinet and Piano; duration:
Premiered June 5, 1994 by Tamae Lee, Michael Stein and Theresa Tunnicliff at the "June in Buffalo" composers conference, SUNY Buffalo. review
Taming of the West
(1993) for Five Roland JV-80 Synthesizers; duration: 5:00
Premiered December 4, 1993 by the University of Michigan Digital Music Ensemble, Stephen Rush, conductor.
Jugglers in a Rotating
Orchard (1993) for Violin, Marimba and Electric Guitar; duration:
Premiered April 13, 1994 by Evan Hause, Daniel Roumain and Jeff Plankenhorn.
Brown Loops (1993) for Two Antiphonal Funk Bands; duration: 3:30
Premiered November 2, 1993 by students at the University of Michigan, composer conducting. Published by E. B. Marks.
Diving Into the Wreck
(1992) [text: Adrienne Rich] for Mezzo-soprano and Piano; duration: 11:00
Premiered March 11, 1993 by Margaret Bragle and Marie-France Lefevbre.
Kaleidoscope (1992) for Symphonic Band; duration: 8:00. Unperformed.
Depth (1992) for Large Orchestra [5444 4331 Timp Perc(4) Hp Pno/Cel
Str]; duration: 11:00
Premiered February 17, 1993 by the University of Michigan Symphony Orchestra, Claire Levacher, conductor.
(1992) for Piano and Wind Octet [1111 1111]; duration: 13:00
Premiered November 6, 1992 by the Oberlin Contemporary Ensemble, Timothy Weiss, conductor.
Without Names (1992)
for Electronic Four-track Tape; duration: 3:30
Premiered April 13, 1992 at the University of Michigan.
Fields (1991) for Solo Five-octave Marimba; duration: 16:00; Premiered November 2, 1991 by Loren Mach.
Stories (1990) for Trumpet, Bass Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Marimba
and Celesta; duration: 8:00
Premiered June 25, 1992 by musicians of the International Trumpet Guild Conference, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
Third Circle (1990) for Brass Quintet (two trombones or normal configuration); duration: 5:00; Premiered at the Aspen Music Festival, August 8, 1990.
(1990) for Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Violin, Cello and Percussion; duration:
Performed by Non Sequitur, Christ and St. Stephen's Church, New York City, April 20, 2001.
(1990) for Percussion and Bassoon; duration: 8:00
Premiered March 1, 1990 by Chris Wabich, Degree Recital, Appalachian State University.
Sketches (1989) for Soprano and Chamber Orchestra [1110 1000
Perc(2) SoloStr]; duration: 21:00
Premiered May 6, 1990 by students at the Oberlin Conservatory, composer conducting.
New Idea (1989) for Violin and Marimba; duration: 7:30
Premiered November 9, 1989 by Evan Hause and Nancy Coade at the Midwest Composers Symposium, University of Michigan.
(1988) [text: Evan Hause] for Electric Guitar, Electric Bass, Piano, Harp and
Two Percussion; duration: 11:00
Premiered January 22, 1988 by students at the Oberlin Conservatory.
and Conversations (1988) for Cello duo; duration: 9:00
Premiered January 22, 1989 by students at the Oberlin Conservatory.
(1988) for Viola, Percussion, Piano, Electric Bass and Three Flutes; duration:
Premiered April 25, 1988 by students at the Oberlin Conservatory.
•Tournament (1987-88) Sinfonietta for Small Orchestra [2222 2211 Timp(5dr)+1Perc Hp Pno Strgs]; duration: 11:00. Unperformed.
•Piano Trio in G (1987) for Violin, Cello and Piano; duration: 20:00.
for Trumpet and Pianos
(1986-87) for Trumpet and Two Pianos; duration: 16:00
Premiered April 22, 1987 by Charles Lazarus at the North Carolina School of the Arts.