Compositions

This piece is about trying to put your feeling into words.  But when you feelings of sadness and despair run so deep, the only words to come out are tears.
Written for Elisabeth Halliday-Quan and Rhymes With Opera

solo | soprano (voice)


This piece is a raucous exploration into fun sounds with saxophones and computers.

solo | alto saxophone


Warm Summer

Aug 2014

Vocal piece about the lovely warm summer... but really it's about death.

mixed | cello, mezzo soprano (voice), soprano (voice), trombone


Contrabass solo, inspired by thoughts and musings on interplanetary relationships.

solo | double bass


This oboe solo is the first of a series of works inspired by the universe (and writings and theories about it).

solo | oboe


Octet

Jan 2014

One of my biggest pieces up to this point, for 8 instruments each separately run through a computer.

mixed | alto saxophone, cello, clarinet, computer, double bass, flute, oboe, viola, violin


still disquiet

Apr 2013

Slow, sparse contemplative sextet.

mixed | celesta, cello, electric guitar, percussion, viola, violin


Electric guitar quartet

guitar quartet


The universe is a computer simulation, therefore this piece is composed not by me, but by the Universe Computer.

open instrumentation | open instrumentation


Based on text by Sylvia Plath.

trio | countertenor (voice), oboe, piano