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2015-2016 season

There have been some big changes in my life in the last couple years, the biggest of which is that I have relocated (for the foreseeable future) to Southwest Florida. I have just started as an adjunct faculty member at Florida Gulf Coast University’s Bower School of Music and the Arts, and I also teach […]

I Won’t Be Here Long, for Wind Ensemble

I’m working on a piece for a consortium of collegiate wind ensembles led by Heidi Miller, who is now on faculty at Gustavus Adolphus College. The consortium includes colleges across the country, from MIT in Cambridge, MA to UC-Berkeley, to the University of Alaska in Fairbanks. This is my first time composing something for more […]

Protected: Dawn Ritual (recording)

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Protected: Selected Portfolio of Recent Works

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Cadillac Moon Ensemble CD Release

The wonderful NYC-based Cadillac Moon Ensemble has recorded a stellar album on New Dynamic Records, called Atlas, which features my 2009 piece Towards the Flame. The CD (and digital) release concert is happening in New York on Sunday, Sept. 30th at the DiMenna Center at 7:30, and the ensemble will be performing selections from the release. […]

Night Rituals (2012)

for flute (dbl. picc./alto flute), bass clarinet (dbl. Bb cl), violin, cello, percussion, and piano eighth blackbird, Contempo, Fulton Recital Hall, Chicago, IL, May 18th, 2012 [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Towards the Flame recording by The Cadillac Moon Ensemble

I recently got back from a wonderful recording session at New Dynamic Records in Indiana, where the Cadillac Moon Ensemble recently finished recording my 2009 work, Towards the Flame. This wonderful group of musicians did an incredible job, paying attention to every detail with the utmost care and artistry, and the result will be truly […]

Protected: Three New Lullabies (2011)

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Fallende Sterne [Falling Stars] (2011)

for mezzo-soprano and piano (Mondnacht, No. 3) text by Rainer Maria Rilke Laura Mercado-Wright, mezzo-soprano, and Ryan MacEvoy McCullough, piano Recorded at Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood Music Center, Lenox, MA, August, 2011 [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Towards the Flame III. Atlas (2009)

Live Performance by eighth blackbird [Audio clip: view full post to listen]

Featured Recordings

Live Performance by eighth blackbird

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for two alto saxophones, mallet percussion, and piano

live performance by Zach Herchen, Philipp Stäudlin, Ryan Packard, and Aaron Likness, June 26th, 2011

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