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Flute


Splendid Backwoods (2018)

for unaccompanied flute (with optional live signal processing) (5 minutes)

based on I. from Scrolls

written for Kathryn Hendrickson


Constellation (2010)

for unaccompanied flute (with optional live signal processing) (6 minutes)

written for Jo Brand



Clarinet


The Gate (2018)

for clarinet, bass clarinet, voice, live signal processing, and fixed media


Early Winter Spires (2015)

for clarinet and piano

(based on the second movement of Clarinet Concerto)

commissioned and recorded by Kellan Toohey


Evil Glass Hawk (2011)

for 2 clarinets, percussion


Gloaming (2007)

for unaccompanied clarinet (5 minutes)


Battle Maps of Wild Utah (2017)

for solo clarinet and dancers

choreography by Katie Elliot and 3rd Law Dance/Theater



Violin


Weave (2008)

for two violins (5 minutes)



Viola


Suite for viola d'amore (2017)

unaccompanied viola d'amore

commissioned by Matthew Dane and the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado


Turquoise (2007)

for unaccompanied viola (7 minutes)

Portals: Pollination (2016)

for SATB chorus (9 minutes)

poetry by Erin Robertson; based on a painting by Julie Maren


City of Sunlight (2015)

for children's chorus (5 minutes)

commissioned by the Colorado Children's Chorale

text by Abelardo Lalo Delgado, Eugene Fields, and Conor Abbott Brown


Telefona (2015)

for SATB adult chorus and children's chorus -or- for SSAATTBB adult chorus (6 minutes)

co-composed with John Boggs

commissioned by Travis Branam, 303 Choir, and the Columbine Chorale

How to Relax with Origami (2017)

(11 minutes, 7 movements)

commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

video of the full live performance


Range upon Range (2016)

(9 minutes)

commissioned by the Albany Symphony


Battle Maps of Wild Utah (2016)

(12 minutes)

commissioned by the Albany Symphony – Dogs of Desire


Bablook: Planet of Hands (2014; rev. 2015)

(11 minutes)

commissioned by the Albany Symphony


Nine of Staves (2014)

(9 minutes)

commissioned by Alison Bolton for the Albany Symphony – Dogs of Desire

with choreography by Safi Harriott


Scrolls (2012)

for amplified chamber orchestra (32 minutes, 7 movements)

commissioned by Contemporaneous


Clarinet Concerto (2010)

for orchestra with clarinet soloist (19 minut, 3 movements)

written for David Krakauer








for SATB choir.  6-7 minutes.

Co-composed with John Boggs for the 303 Choir and the Columbine Chorale.

Orchestral

Vocal

Lanterns (2011)

8-song album with genre-bending band Fifth Veil

(stream the entire album here)

Choral

Featured

Make Me a Scythe (2015)

for voice, piano, and percussion (7 minutes)

commissioned by Jim Bailey and the Dairy Arts Center


Seeress (2011)

for 2 sopranos and fixed media (6 minutes)

co-composed with John Boggs

commissioned by the Graduate Vocal Arts Program of the Bard College Conservatory of Music


Stagnance (2008)

for mezzo soprano, bass clarinet, viola, cello, and piano (5 minutes)

co-composed with Allegra Gilfenbaum

Chamber Ensemble

String Quartet


Caldera Blossoms (2009)

for string quartet (11 minutes)

commissioned by the Deer Valley Music Festival



Chamber Orchestra


Hirvi (2018)

(10 minutes)

for chamber orchestra and vocal soloist

a reimagining of the first movement of Ladun Hiihan Laulajille for performance by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra and soloist Saili Oak


Down from the Verge of Heaven (2018)

for recorder, violins, viola, cello, contrabass, theorbo, harpsichord

commissioned by the Baroque Chamber Orchestra of Colorado



Other ensembles


Mountain Kid (2018)

for violin, viola, cello, contrabass, and fixed media

commissioned for Creative Dialogue X and the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival



Ladun hiihan laulajille (2017)

for string quartet, voice, accordion, and clarinet

commissioned by Don and Maria Johnson in commemoration of the centennial of Finnish independence

Finnish-language text from the Suomen kansan vanhat runot


Make Me a Scythe (2015)

for alto saxophone, electric guitar, piano, percussion, and three voices

commissioned by Throw Down or Shut Up and recorded by Throw Down or Shut Up and Beartooth Scrimshaw


Evil Glass Hawk (2011)

for 2 clarinets, percussion



Cloud Forest (2008)

for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, 3 percussion, and live signal processing (7 minutes)

commissioned by the Da Capo Chamber Players in honor of Joan Tower's 70th Birthday


Riptides (2006)

for clarinet, bass clarinet, violin, cello, and piano (11 minutes)

By Instrument

Dance / Multimedia / Crossover


Battle Maps of Wild Utah (2017)

for solo clarinet and dancers

choreography by Katie Elliot and 3rd Law Dance/Theater


Nine of Staves (2014)

(9 minutes)

commissioned by Alison Bolton for the Albany Symphony – Dogs of Desire

choreography by Safi Harriott


Lanterns (2011)

8-song album with genre-bending band Fifth Veil


Wilderness (2011)

music and choreography by Conor Abbott Brown

musical elements performed by dancers as they carry out the choreography


Coil (2010)

music and choreography by Conor Abbott Brown

musical elements performed by dancers as they carry out the choreography


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