Duos

Night Tremors - Flute and Clarinet (September 2018) - ca. 6 minutes

           Written for Elizabeth Kennedy Bayer and Julia Lougheed

Message for No-One - bass flute and string bass (May 2018) - ca. 5 min

          Written for Naomi Johnson (flute) and Joseph Franklin (upright bass)

          Text based score, with poetry by Naomi Johnson

          Upcoming Premiere 14 July 2018, by Naomi Johnson (bs flute) and Joseph Franklin (bass)

          Australian Youth Hostel, 63 Bay St, Glebe, NSW 2037, Australia

Solo - cello and bass (March 2018) - ca. 11-12 minutes

          Written for Cecilia Caughman (cello) and Jeff Weston (bass) as part of the Artist in Residence Program, Hosted by the Astrophysics and Cosmology Department at the University of Pittsburgh

          Premiered 13 April 2018 - Frick Fine Arts Auditorium, University of Pittsburgh

Splintered Ringing – two shakuhachi (June 2017) – ca. 7 min

         Written for Elizabeth Brown and Ralph Samuelson “Shakuhachi and Ichigenkin: Discovery in a Single Tone” 2017 Tour

         Premiered by Elizabeth Brown and Ralph Samuelson – Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ – Sept. 28, 2017

 

Kintsugi – 1.8 shakuhachi and clarinet (any key), or two shakuhachi (May 2017) – 30-40 min

        Upcoming Premiere Spring 2018

 

Entropic Orbit – clarinet and harpsichord, or clarinet and accordion, or bassoon and accordion (Sept. 2016) – 7 min

        Written for “The New World of Clarinet and Harpsichord”

        Premiered by Michiyo Honma (harpsichord) and Thomas Piercy (clarinet) , Feb. 20, 2017, Sumida Triphony Hall, Tokyo, Japan

 

Ozymandias for gagaku sho (tuned A=430) and accordion (Aug. 2016) – ca. 7 min

        Co-commissioned by Zak Hap Seligman, Marika Terao, and Henry Liang

        Premiered by Zak Hap Seligman (sho) and Dr. Robert Young MacMahon (accordion), July 28, 2017, American Accordionists Association Masterclasses at                 Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC

 

Ossein Fragments – flute and prepared harp (May 2016) – 7 min

        Written for Cochlea Duo and Duo Syzygy

 

Murmurs – clarinet in Bb, trombone (Jan. 2016) – 9 min

        Premiered by Julia Lougheed (clarinet) and Ryan Flint (trombone) May 20, 2016 – Marcy Chapel at FUMC, Winter Park, Florida

 

Sisyphus – quartertone accordion and organ (Sept. 2015) – 9 min

        Premiered by Susanne Kujala and Veli Kujala, March 7, 2019 - St. Martin, Kassel, Germany

 

Magetta – Kulttuuri – hichiriki and bassoon (Jan. 2015) – 6 min

        Written for International Double Reed Society Conference 2015, Tokyo, Japan

        Premiered by Hitomi Nakamura (hichikir) and Devon Osamu Tipp (bassoon), Aug. 17, 2015, Olympic Youth Center, Tokyo, Japan

 

"Kuusi Palaa” or Five Satiric Studies – two accordions (Oct. 2014) – 8 min

        Written for American Accordionist Association Masterclasses at Tenri Cultural Institute, 2015

        Premiered by Bill Schimmel and Dr. Robert Young MacMahon (accordions), Aug. 9, 2015, Tenri Cultural Institute, NYC

 

Pleiades is a Pinball Machine – quartertone marimba and quartertone vibraphone (Dec. 2013) – 12 min

        Written for “Migrant in the New” NYC-NJ-Oslo Tour

        Premiered by Kjell Tore Innervik and Daniel Paulsen, October 3, 2014, Montclair State University, NJ

 

Sardonic Rondo – tuba, piano (June 2013) – 6 min

        Commissioned by Liam Sheehy

        Premiered by Liam Sheehy (tuba), Ron Levy (piano), Feb. 18, 2013, Montclair State University, New Jersey

 

Twenty Thousand Folds – alto flute, guitar (May 2013) – 5 min

        Winner of Rarescale’s 10th Anniversary Composition Competition, Student Category

        Premiere by Carla Rees (alto flute) and David Black (guitar), Jan. 15, 2014, Guildhall Arts Centre - Lincolnshire, UK

        Published by Tetractys Publishing; Ref: 201525/1

 

Chaos Theory – duo for quartertone marimba (September 2012) – 8 min

        Premiered by Daniel Paulsen and Petter Haukaas (marimbas), Nov. 22, 2012,

        Deichmenske hovedbibliotek, Oslo, Norway

 

Burlesque – clarinet in Bb, piano (Aug. 2012) `– 4 min

         Premiered by Gleb Kanasevich (clarinet), Joseph Ollson (piano), Aug. 2, 2012, Atlantic Music Festival

         Waterville, Maine

 

Fukushima Daiichi Tetraptych – two harps (Feb. 2012) – 5 min

        Premiered by Colleen Potter-Thorburn and Joseph Rebman, Aug. 2, 2012, Atlantic Music Festival, Waterville Maine

Locutus Est – two pianos separated in quartertones (Nov. 2010/revised Nov. 2013) – 5 min

         Part of Kate Halsell’s Miniaturised Concertos multi-composer collaboration

         Inclusion on album “Miniaturised Concertos” – Locutus Est

         Released by Métier/Divine Arts Recordings Group

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