COMPOSITIONS

(Click each title for recordings and more information)

in progress

never cut to a closed door (in progress)
for video and 2-channel fixed media (10')

luscinia (in progress)
for orchestra and live electronics (12')
commissioned by the La Jolla Symphony

flood (in progress)
for wind ensemble and live electronics (12')
commissioned by the SJSU Wind Ensemble (lead commissioner on a consortium of 12 college wind ensembles



solo

[new piece](upcoming)
for solo cimbalom (?')
written for percussionist Nick Tolle

excision no. 2
for viola and live electronics (10')
commissioned by violist Kurt Rohde and the Barlow Endowment

excision no. 1 (2015)
for drumset and live electronics (6')
written for percussionist Joe Tucker and The Curiosity Cabinet

a silhouette of constrained motion, I (2015)
for solo trombone (4.5')
commissioned by Synchromy Music for trombonist Matt Barbier

Phantosmia (2012)
for solo clarinet (7')
written for Greg Oakes


chamber

Venusian Ionospheric Dispatches
for piano four hands (6')
commissioned by the HOCKET Duo

eve
for violin, viola, cello, and bass clarinet (5')
written for ManiFeste 2017 and the soloists of Ensemble Intercontemperain

how much more compelling is the sea (2015)
for soprano and mixed septet (fl, cl, vln, vc, guitar, pno, perc) (8')
commissioned by the 2015 soundSCAPE festival for Eastman BroadBand

πνευμα μηχανης (pneuma mekhanes) (2014, rev. 2015)
for accordion and chamber ensemble (fl/bfl, ob/ca, cl/bcl, vln, vla, vc, cb, hrpschd, 2 percussion) (11')
written for Isaac Schankler and Talea Ensemble

dirty water (2014, rev. 2015)
for bass clarinet and marimba (6')
written for Transient Canvas

press (2014)
for pierrot ensemble (12')
commissioned by the Oklahoma State University Frontiers New Music Ensemble

colluvium (2013)
for coloratura soprano, two flutes, and bass (10')
for Kirsten Wiest, soprano, Michael Matsuno, flute, Ine Vanoeveren, flute, Matthew Kline, bass

corpus, fractum (2013)
for saxophone quartet (7.5')

Sphinx (2013)
for soprano and clarinet (3.5')
written for Tony Arnold and Michael Norsworthy

Sontag Fragments, Book I (2013)
for mezzo, piano, two toy pianos, and superball mallets (5.5')
written for mezzo-soprano Jennifer Beattie

Rh NEGATIVE (2012)
for accordion, electric guitar, bari sax, and percussion (7.5')
written for the Genkin Philharmonic

umwelt (2012)
for amplified string quartet and live electronics (~16')

selective defrosting (2011, rev. 2012)
for string quartet (8')
written for the Lydian String Quartet
revised for the 2012 New Music on the Point Contemporary Chamber Music Program

heliotrope (2012)
for flute, clarinet, alto saxophone, cello, and piano (10')
written for the 2012 Cortona Sessions for New Music

full fathom five (2012)
for mezzo and piano with superball mallets (4')
written for the 2012 New Music on the Point Contemporary Chamber Music Program

Songs For Insomniacs (2011)
song cycle for soprano and piano (8.5')

becoming (2011)
for pierrot ensemble and harmonica (7')


large ensemble

luscinia (in progress)
for orchestra and live electronics (12')
commissioned by the La Jolla Symphony

[new piece] (upcoming)
for trombone and sinfonietta (?')
commissioned by wildUP

sear (2016)
for sinfonietta (1.1.1.1 1.1.1.0 pno 2 perc e.gtr 1.1.1.1.1) (8')
written for wild Up for the 2016 LA Phil National Composers Intensive

studies on the intensification of light and shadow (2016)
for tenor saxophone and wind ensemble (9')
commissioned by the Boston Conservatory Wind Ensmble

Unfinished Business (2011)
for orchestra (5')


electronic media

luscinia (in progress)
for orchestra and live electronics (12')
commissioned by the La Jolla Symphony

excision no. 2
for viola and live electronics (12')
commissioned by violist Kurt Rohde and the Barlow Endowment

excision no. 1 (2015)
for drumset and live electronics (6')
written for percussionist Joe Tucker and The Curiosity Cabinet

controlled burn (2014)
for electronic playback (6.5')

X (2012)
for bassoon, cello, electric bass, and live electronics (8')
written for the Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts at Brandeis University

Markov Transients (2011)
for electronic playback (4')

Menagerie (2011)
for electronic playback (2')


video, installations, and sound art

never cut to a closed door (in progress)
for video and 2-channel fixed media (10')

video accompaniment for Vivian Fung's Biennale Snapshots
for video (25')
commissioned by the La Jolla Symphony

lux subaqueanus (2015)
for jellyfish, custom motion-tracking software, and live electronics
written for Springfest: Immersion at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps


theatrical sound design

Sound Cues for Dominic Argento's "A Water Bird Talk" (2012)
electronic playback (~45')
written for the Monadnock Music Festival