Chamber (Instrumental)

Night Rituals (2012)

For flute (doubling picc./alto flute), bass clarinet (doubling clarinet), violin, cello, piano, and percussion—15’ For eighth blackbird Premiered May 18th 2012, Contempo (The Contemporary Chamber Players of the University of Chicago), Fulton Hall, Chicago, IL by eighth blackbird *Scheduled performance July 2012, Wellesley Composers Conference [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Night Rituals program […]

Currents (2011)

Currents (2011), for 2 alto saxophones, piano, and mallet percussion (vibraphone, marimba, crotales)—19’ Commissioned by Ian Jefress (saxophonist) Early version performed April 2004 by Ian Jeffress, Chris Anderson, Abigail Shenkle, Cayenna Ponchione, Hockett Recital Hall, Ithaca, NY Early version performed May 2004 at North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Convention, North Carolina State University, Greensboro, NC Premiered April […]

Innisfree Sketches (2010)

for flute, string quartet, and piano—3′ Premiered by the New Fromm Players, Tanglewood Festival, Lenox, MA

Inventions (2010), for two instruments

Invention I, for flute and cello—2’ Invention II, for viola and clarinet—3’ Invention III, for violin and contrabass—1’30” Premiered July 2010 by the New Fromm Players at Seiji Ozawa Hall, Tanglewood Festival, Lenox, MA

Towards the Flame (2009)

For flute, violin, cello, and percussion—11′ for eighth blackbird and Jeffrey Phillips Premiered May 2009 by eighth blackbird in Fulton Recital Hall, Chicago, IL Performed Sept. 2009 by eighth blackbird in Modlin Arts Center, Richmond, VA Performed Jan. 2010 by eighth blackbird at Harris Theater, Chicago, IL Performed April 2010 by The Accidental Collective, Duquesne University, […]

Improvisation (“Breathe”) (2009)

for solo tenor saxophone—7’ Premiered Aug. 2009 by the composer at the Bowdoin International Music Festival, Brunswick, ME, in Studzinski Recital Hall Performed Nov. 2009 at Fulton Recital Hall, Chicago, IL by the composer Performed March 2010 at North American Saxophone Alliance Biennial Convention, University of Georgia, Athens, GA by the composer

Elegy (2003)

For saxophone quartet—6’ Commissioned by The New Heritage Saxophone Quartet Premiered July 2003 by The New Heritage Saxophone Quartet at World Saxophone Congress, Minneapolis, MN

Meditation and Exorcism (2000, rev. 2003)

For 2 alto saxophones—12’ Commissioned by Joseph Ford (saxophonist) Premiered April 2003 by Joseph Ford and Shawn Allison, Hockett Recital Hall, Ithaca College, Ithaca, NY Performed June 2004 at Ithaca Festival by Tabula Rasa, Ithaca, NY Performed Sept. 2005 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL Performed May 2006 at Intégrales New Music Festival, University of […]

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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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