Chamber Works

The Desperation of Jesus Christ (2017) for piano, clarinet, and string quartet (ca. 24 minutes)

String Quartet No. 2: TEXAS (2016) ca. 30 minutes
I. Sunrise, the Woodlands, Spring, Texas
II. Land of Many Lands
III. Sunset: Franklin Mountains, El Paso, Texas
Commissioned by the Apollo Chamber Players’ 20X20X2020 Project

Post Nubila Phoebus (2015), a work for chamber orchestra, ca. 9 minutes

Commissioned by The Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra

Trio for Piano, Clarinet, and Viola (2015) ca. 18 minutes
I. Prelude
II. Intermezzo
III. Finale
Commissioned by Erberk Eryilmaz

Bodhisattva (2012)  [ listen: soundcloud ] 
for violoncello and percussion, ca. 6 minutes
Commissioned by Capital Community College for the Mindfulness in Education Seminar

Fugue and Fantasy (2012) 
for guitar and viola, ca. 6 minutes
Commissioned by the Alturas Duo

Four Passages Approaching Eternity (2010)
for string orchestra, piano, celesta, and percussion, ca. 30 minutes

Three Meditations for Flute and Guitar (2007) [ score: pdf ]
ca. 11 minutes

And God Created…Darwin (2006) [ listen: soundcloud ]
for trumpet, horn, electric vln, electric gtr, electric bass, and percussion, ca. 10 minutes
Commissioned by Deborah Thurlow and Turn On the Music

Elegy for New York City (2002, revised 2007) [ score: pdf | listen: soundcloud ]
for clarinet and violoncello, ca. 9 minutes

Janus: Two Duets for Electric Guitar and Amplified Violoncello (1998, revised in 2012)
ca. 10 minutes

String Quartet No. 1 (1997) [ score: pdf | listen: soundcloud ]
I. Movimento Agitato
II. Etchings on Paper
III. Celestial Filaments
IV. Aerrubthian (The Warrior’s Arrow)
ca. 24 minutes

Linear Contours for Piano, Percussion, and Double Bass (1996) [listen: soundcloud]
ca. 14 minutes
Commissioned by the Fortnightly Musical Club of Cleveland

Lachrymations for a Kindred Spirit (1994)
for clarinet and alto saxophone, ca. 9 minutes
Commissioned by the Cleveland Music School Settlement and the Cleveland Composers Guild

Theme (1992)
for chamber ensemble: flute, clarinet, bassoon, harp, piano, two percussionists, violin, violoncello, and double bass, ca. 12 minutes

Four Pieces for Woodwind Trio (1990)
for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon, ca. 8 minutes

Concert Band/Wind Ensemble Works

Musica Humana, for Concert Band (2007) [ listen: soundcloud ]
ca. 12 minutes
Commissioned by the Torrington High School Concert Band

Orchestral Works

Stellaluna (1995) [ listen: soundcloud ]
ca. 6 minutes
Commissioned by The Cleveland Orchestra

Legacies (1996)
ca. 5 minutes
Commissioned by the Cleveland Music School Settlement Summer Youth Orchestra

The Blood of Prophets (1998)
ca. 16 minutes

Solo Works

for solo percussion, ca. 8 minutes
Commissioned by Bill Solomon

Variation and Fantasy on “What Wondrous Love is This?” (2013)
for solo organ ca. 6 minutes
Written for my wife, Sarah, and dedicated to the congregation of Saint Matthew Lutheran Church, Avon, Connecticut

Old Badman (2011) for electronic cello, 
ca. 12 minutes
Commissioned by Jeffrey Krieger and dedicated to Donald Erb.

Shepherd’s Psalm (2001, revised 2002)  [ score: pdf | purchase: Ablaze Records]
for solo guitar, ca. 17 minutes
dedicated to Jason Vieaux

Four Essays for Piano (1990)
III. After Debussy
IV. After Messiaen
ca. 12 minutes

Fantasy for Solo Saxophone (1990)
ca. 14 minutes
Commissioned by Kirk Udvardi

Vuelo Nocturno (1995) [ listen: soundcloud ]
for solo clarinet
Commissioned by The Cleveland Music School Settlement and the Cleveland Composers Guild

Vocal Works

Hymnus Montis: Carol of the Mountain (2003)
for violoncello and treble voices, ca. 7 minutes
Commissioned by the town of Mount Washington, Massachusetts

Four Songs on Poems by Emily Dickinson (1990)
for soprano and piano, ca. 12 minutes
Commissioned by Denise Nesbitt