Works

 
 

Chamber

Simple Machine (2016) for flute, clarinet, piano, guitar & double bass. Commissioned by Ecstatic Music Festival for NOW Ensemble. 10’

Until the Walls Cave In (2016) for oboe, piano, string quartet & electronic playback. Commissioned by BalletCollective for Hotel Elefant. 23’

Invisible Divide (2015) for vocalist, oboe, guitar, piano, keyboard & string quartet. Commissioned by BalletCollective for Hotel Elefant and Vanessa Upson. 24’ 

All That We See (2014) for baritone saxophone, electric guitar, piano & string quartet. Commissioned by BalletCollective for Hotel Elefant. 19’

Dear and Blackbirds (2014) multiple versions: for string quartet, for oboe quartet. Commissioned by BalletCollective for Hotel Elefant. 10’

The Impulse Wants Company (2013) for piano quintet. Commissioned by BalletCollective for American Contemporary Music Ensemble. 22’

GROW (2012) for clarinet quintet. Commissioned by Við Djúpið Festival for Decoda. 8’

Suite for Flute & Harp (2012) for flute and harp. Commissioned by Lavinia Meijer for Lavinia Meijer and Herman van Kogelenberg. 8’

Four Short Pieces for String Quartet (2011) for string quartet. Performed by JACK Quartet. 6’ 

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Orchestra

Common Ground (2015) for orchestra. Commissioned by New York City Ballet. 15’

How to Fake Your Death (2015) for orchestra. Commissioned by Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Additional performances: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra (2016). 12’

4 Episodes for Orchestra and Electronics (2011) for orchestra and electronic playback. For Jonathan Edwards College Philharmonic. 12’

Cello Concerto (2011) for orchestra & solo cello. For Berkeley College Orchestra. Soloist: Scott McCreary. 11’

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Choir

Who What When Where Why (and a few other questions) (2018) for SATB chorus. Commissioned by The Crossing. Text assembled by composer from various sources. 12’

Bloom and Round Dance (2017) for SATB chorus, two pianos, and two percussionists. Commissioned by Manhattan Choral Ensemble, with yarn/wire. Text adapted from traditional. 8’

Lying in a Field, Age 67 and Singing in a Chorus, Age 15 (2016) for children’s chorus and large chamber ensemble. Commissioned by Brooklyn Youth Chorus, with wild Up Orchestra. Recorded for New Amsterdam Records with International Contemporary Ensemble. Libretto by Max Posner. 11’

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Solo

Sanctuary (2017) for piano. Commissioned by Terezín Music Foundation for Simone Dinnerstein. 11’ 

Simpler Language (2016) for harp. Commissioned by Lavinia Meijer. 6’ 

Night Loops (2014) for harp, looping pedal & electronics. Commissioned by Lavinia Meijer. Recorded for The Glass Effect and released by Sony Classical. 9’

Elaborate Monument (2011) for piano. Performed by Christopher Bagan. 8’

 

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Theater

The Night Falls (2018) in three acts, for six vocalists and large chamber ensemble. Commissioned by BalletCollective. Libretto by Karen Russell. 78’

American Music (2017) in two acts, for chorus and large chamber ensemble. Commissioned by American Repertory Theatre. Book and lyrics by Jane Mendelsohn. 110’

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San Fermin (Band)

Belong (2017). Recorded by San Fermin and released Downtown Records/Interscope. 50’

Jackrabbit (2015). Recorded by San Fermin and released by Downtown Records. 45’

Shiver (2015). Recorded by Sam Amidon and San Fermin with lyrics by Charles Simic. Released by Downtown Records/Nonesuch. 4’

San Fermin (2013). Recorded by San Fermin and released by Downtown Records. 55’