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Black Thunder

Black Thunder (2008) 06:00
solo baritone, piano trio

Composed for Network for New Music's poetry project. A dark and unsettling song about insecurity and unrequited love, setting poetry by Luke Stromberg.


The Bodice Ripper Project

The Bodice Ripper Project (2020) 00:08:00
solo mezzo-soprano, piano

Commissioned by Maren Montalbano for her one-woman show in the 2020 Philadelphia Fringe Festival, exploring sexuality through the lens of humor, storytelling, and original music.


Brisbane: Spring of 1987

Brisbane: Spring of 1987 (2023) 00:06:00
cello, piano

Commissioned by the Bardin-Niskala Duo. A response to Barber's "Knoxfille: Summer of 1915," recalling a summer in the composer's childhood before her mother's first episode of mental illness.


Captain Samuels Speaks to the Sea!

Captain Samuels Speaks to the Sea! (2012) 20:00
string trio, narrator

Commissioned by the Newburyport Chamber Music Festival and Two Rivers Festival for Ensemble Epomeo. A lyrical piece for string trio and narrator about the 19th-Century clipper the Dreadnought, told from the perspective of her captain Samuel Samuels.


Chants

Chants (2023) 00:14:30
solo soprano, clarinet

Commissioned by Whistling Hens. A cycle of songs setting mystical, magical, and sometimes irreverant poetry from "the Witch of Kings Cross" Rosaleen Norton, who was persecuted for her lifestyle in 1950s Sydney.


The Children's Hour

The Children's Hour (2007) 02:00
flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon

Short piece for young wind quartet.


Come, My Tan-Faced Children

Come, My Tan-Faced Children (2019) 00:05:40
solo mezzo-soprano, violin, double bass, piano

Commissioned by Lyric Fest. A recontextualization of Walt Whitman's poem "Pioneers! O Pioneers!" into a rousing call to action for the Black Lives Matter movement, intended for performance by singers of color.


Decomposition

Decomposition (2023) 00:04:00
solo soprano, 2 violins

Commissioned by Glass Clouds Ensemble. Drawing on the composer's interest in forensic science and the environment, this song uses soaring melody and a fast minimalist groove in the violins to portray the inevitable process of elemental degradation.


Dissociative Fugue

Dissociative Fugue (2006) 04:30
string trio

Exploration of the psychological fugue state for violin, viola and cello.


Farewell Angelina

Farewell Angelina (2019) 00:04:00
solo voice, viola

Commissioned by Elise Brancheau. An arrangement of the mid-1960s Bob Dylan song for voice and viola, juxtaposing the folk melody against the chaotic and frightening experience of current events.


The Frail Variations

The Frail Variations (2007) 4:45
cello, piano

Late-Romantic variations on "The Frail" from the Nine Inch Nails album The Fragile.


Handshake: A Scherzo

Handshake: A Scherzo (2008) 06:00
solo soprano, Pierrot ensemble, large percussion

A humorous, raucous homage to the sounds of the Information Age in a setting of the Lorem Ipsum.


Hervararkvi├░a (The Incantation of Hervor)

Hervararkvi├░a (The Incantation of Hervor) (2016) 00:12:00
solo mezzo soprano, violin, harp

Commissioned by Maren Montalbano. Cycle of three contrasting songs with text based on Icelandic Poetic Edda, telling the story of Hervor, a Viking warrior princess who hides her gender to reclaim her father's cursed sword.


Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk (2012) 20:00
SSA children's choir, baritone, chamber orchestra, narrator

Commissioned by the Immaculata Symphony Orchestra and the Kennett Symphony Children's Chorus. A dramatic, fun retelling of the fairy tale for youth chorus, with guest baritone(s) in the role of the giant.


Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk (2011) 20:00
SSA children's choir, baritone, string quartet, keyboard, small percussion, narrator

Commissioned by the Immaculata Symphony Orchestra and the Kennett Symphony Children's Chorus. A dramatic, fun retelling of the fairy tale for youth chorus, with guest baritone(s) in the role of the giant. A compact arrangement for smaller instrumental forces than the original full orchestral version.


L'homme Armé

L'homme Armé (2006) 06:00
solo soprano or tenor, Theremin, horn, clarinet, cello, tape

For 5-piece chamber ensemble and tape. A somber reaction to gun culture in the United States composed during the violence of the Iraq War and the shooting at Virginia Tech. Featuring found sound recorded during the conflicts and a metrical canon, with lyrics taken from a medieval call to arms.


a summer more like a song

a summer more like a song (2008) 1:00
solo baritone, piano trio

Commissioned by Network for New Music. This short, light song evokes the frenetic movement of nature in summer, and summer love. Poetry by Juliette Lee.


Tangled/Triangle

Tangled/Triangle (2009) 05:00
clarinet, violin, cello

An exploration of jealousy for clarinet, violin and cello. Composed in conjunction with paintings by artist Becca Burrow for Network for New Music.


Three Patriotic Songs

Three Patriotic Songs (2009) 08:00
solo countertenor, 2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), harpsichord

Neo-baroque arrangements of "America," "Stars and Stripes Forever," and "God Bless the USA" for countertenor, flutes, and harpsichord.