List of Works

2019

[in progess] Symphony No. 1: "the present...a promiscuous rush..."

for violin, bass clarinet, and piano

For the Oasi Trio

Elegy for Uncommon Ground

for violin, bassoon, piano, and percussion

For the Front Porch Ensemble

Ghost Story

for soprano, bass clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, viola, cello, and bass

For the Ember Septet. Words by Xander Gershberg.

Traffic

for soprano, bass clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, viola, cello, and bass

For the Ember Septet. Words by Xander Gershberg.

[in progress] Life Accelerated

for soprano saxophone and piano

For Dr. Jordan VanHemert

2018

Descent

for soprano, bass clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, viola, cello, and bass

For the Ember Septet. Words by Xander Gershberg.

[in progress] VIA POETICA

for STTTBarB, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, violin, cello, and bass

In collaboration with Darcy Blahut

 

Through and Through

piano solo

For the #45miniatures Project, hosted by Nicholas Phillips

 

[in progress] Hazy Blue Morning Music

chamber orchestra

 

truths: self-evident/alternative

bass clarinet solo

For Hunter Nicholson

 

why can't the world be poetic

piano solo

 

Orange Blaze Through the Window

trumpet trio

 

Dangerous Game

symphonic band

Commissioned by the Capitol Hill Middle School Band Program, directed by Jeff Fulton

 

Burning Away

saxophone quartet

For the Zenith Saxophone Quartet, premiered on October 14, 2018 at Chamichian Recital Hall in Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Parker Fritz, soprano saxophone

Diego Kieliszewski, alto saxophone

Ben MacDonald, tenor saxophone

Taylor Huitema, baritone saxophone

2017

Lament Variations

string trio

 

Examination of the Basis of a Thought

symphonic band​

Commissioned by the Lawrence University Symphonic Band, directed by Dr. Matthew Arau

2016

Liquid Jungle

brass quintet

Featured by MnSpin, hosted by Hennepin County Public Libraries

 

Deep Purple

piano solo

 

On the Nature of Self

piano solo

Winner of the 23rd Annual Eric Stokes Song Contest, hosted by Zeitgeist New Music

 

...about nothing...

bb clarinet, soprano saxophone, cello, and piano

 

Cerebral Gestures

brass trio and vibraphone

 

Spaces

4-channel fixed media

 

Sandy Hook Reqiuem

orchestra

2015

Hymn Dance Episodes

viola, cello, and trombone

 

Ataraxis 2.3

solo bassoon and electronics

Premiered on June 20, 2017, at the International Double Reeds Society conference in Appleton, Wisconsin

Jacob Fernandez, bassoon

Isaac Mayhew, electronics

 

Five Images for Solo Piano

piano solo

 

Counterpoint

bass clarinet, trumpet, trombone, and baritone voice

 

Cerebral Gestures

brass trio and vibraphone

 

To Be Mistaken

piano solo

Premiered April 1, 2016, at Heid Music in Appleton, Wisconsin

Alek Wasserman, piano

2014

Flicker

alto saxophone and marimba

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