Orchestra / Band Music

The Arc of Winter (2002)
Duration: 10’
solo cl (or optional solo vla) + str orch
Commissioned by the University of South Carolina

Arcade (1992)
Duration: 8’
2+picc, 2+eng. horn, 2+Ebcl (2nd also bcl), 2 / 4,3,2+bass trb,0 / timp+2 perc / pno (also plays cel) / str
Commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony (FIRST MUSIC commission)

Double Concerto (2010)
Duration: 27’ (3 movements)
2 (2nd also picc),2,2,2 / 4,3,3,0 / timp+3 perc / hrp / 2 pianos (soloists) / strings
Commissioned by the South Carolina Philharmonic, with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts

Magna Mysteria (2009)
Text: from Boethius “Consolation of Philosophy”; Psalms 27, 84, 102; Book of Revelation, Chapter 21 (sung in Latin)
Duration: 45’ (7 movements)
0,1,2,1 / 1 horn / 1 perc (4 timp, triangle, sus cymbal, tam-tam) / solo soprano / SATB chorus (with optional children's choir) / pipe organ (or synthesizer) / strings
Commissioned by Jared Johnson and the Trinity Cathedral Choir, Columbia, South Carolina

Narragansett (2013)
Duration: 9’
1 picc, 6 flutes, 2 ob, 1 eng horn, 6 cl, 1 bass cl, 1 bsn, 1 cbsn / 1 sop sax, 2 alto, 1 ten, 1 bari / 5 trp, 4 hrn, 2+1 trb, 1 euph, 1 tba / timp / vibes / 2 marimbas (four players - two per instrument) / 3 perc / pno / db (one player per part throughout)
Commissioned by Scott Weiss and the University of South Carolina Wind Ensemble
World premiere - 2013 College Band Directors National Association National Conference

The Rivers (2006)
Duration: 16’ (3 movements)
Concerto for alto saxophone and wind ensemble
solo alto sax + 1 picc,2,2,4+bass cl,2(2nd doub on cbsn) / 2 alto sax, 1 ten, 1 bari / 4,3,2+bass trb,1 / 5 perc / pno / db
Consortium commission by the University of South Carolina, Bowling Green State University, Drake University, Eastman School of Music, Furman University, Penn State University, and the University of Tennessee

Still (1998)
Duration: 10’
2 (2nd also picc), 1+eng.horn, 2, 2 / 2,2,0,0 / 1 perc / cel / hrp / str
Commissioned by the Tulsa Philharmonic

Symphony of Cities (1996)
Duration: 24’ (3 movements)
2,2,2,2 / 2,1,1,0 / 1 perc / cel / hrp / str
Winner, 1996 Heckscher Foundation International Composition Prize

Trace Elements (1998)
Duration: 15’ (3 movements)
Flute Concerto: solo flute + 0,2,2,2 / 2,2,0,0 / 2 perc / str
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra

Verge (1997)
Duration: 9’
2 (2nd also picc), 2, 2, 2 / 4,3,2,1 / timp + 3 perc / hrp / str
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony Orchestra
Recorded by the Albany Symphony on Albany Records (Troy 354)

Chamber Music (Large Ensemble)

Ad Pacem (2007)
Duration: 5’
eight cellos, or eight-part cello choir
Commissioned by the University of South Carolina Cello Choir and the American String Teachers Association

The Arc of Winter (2002)
Duration: 10’
solo cl (or optional solo vla) + solo strings: 4,2,2,1
Commissioned by the University of South Carolina

Orders of Motion (1994)
Duration: 12’
1,1,1,1 / 1,1,1,0 / 1 perc / pno / 2,1,1,1

Ringings (1991)
Duration: 10’
1,1,1,1 / 1 hrn / 2 perc / pno / hrp

Saints & Angels (1996)
Duration: 5’
1,1,1,1 / alt sax, ten sax / 1,1,1,0 / 1 perc / 2 sopranos / elec organ / 2,1,1,1
Commissioned by the Dogs of Desire (Albany Symphony’s chamber orchestra)

Sehnen (2015)
Text: excerpts from Bach Cantatas BMV 60 and BMV 82
Duration: 15’
sop, ob, bsn, vl, vla, pno
Commissioned by Rebecca Schalk Nagel

Chamber Music (Small Ensemble)

Ad Lucem (2007)
Duration: 11’
two pianos (four hands)
Commissioned by the Lomazov / Rackers Duo

Bone Dance (1993)
Duration: 13’
fl (also picc), cl (also bcl), vcl

Book of Concord (2012)
Duration: 32’ (7 movements)
string quartet
Commissioned by the Jacob Glick Fund of the Chamber Music Conference and Composers Forum of the East

Breaking (2011)
Duration: 16’
sop sax (or cl in Bb), pno
(10 short movements; two versions of last movement - version with circular breathing, and an ossia version without)
Commissioned by Christopher Creviston, Clifford Leaman, Joe Lulloff, and David Stambler

Come Closer (2011)
Duration: 11’
for four low winds (and four click tracks)
(separate versions for 4 bsn; 4 bari sax; 4 bass cl - performance requires multichannel computer playback of click tracks)
For "Dark in the Song"

Lilies (2011)
Duration: 13’
vcl, pno
Commissioned by the Jesselson / Fugo Duo

Looming Silver (2001)
Duration: 10’
vcl, pno, 1 perc
Commissioned by Furious Band

Memoria Domi (2004)
Duration: 23' (4 movements)
cl, vl, vcl, pno
For Ensemble X
Recorded on Innova Recordings (Innova 707)

Once Removed (2003)
Duration: 9’
2 marimbas (plus audio/headphones for playback of mp3 click tracks)
Consortium commission by multiple percussionists; dedicated to Scott Herring
Recorded on Innova Recordings (Innova 707)
Solo version also available; see Solo Music below

Piano Trio (1995)
Duration: 20’ (5 movements)
vl, vcl, pno

Prodigal Child (2004)
Duration: 10’
saxophone quartet (sop, alt, ten, bar)
Consortium commission by the Capitol Saxophone Quartet, New Century Saxophone Quartet, and the San Francisco Saxophone Quartet
Recorded on Alanna Records (ACD 6006) and White Pine Music (WPM226)

Release (2006)
Duration: 8’
alto sax (or cl in Bb), marimba
Commissioned by the Music Teachers National Association (South Carolina chapter)

A Savage Calculus (2002)
Duration: 9’
alto sax, pno
Commissioned by the Ambassador Duo
Recorded on Equilibrum Records (EQ 77)

Seven Desert Elegies (2008)
Duration: 11’
bsn, pno
for Peter Kolkay
Recorded on Concert Artist Guild Records (CAG106)

Sonata Lunaris (2005)
Duration: 15' (3 movements)
vl, pno
For Opus Two (The Cooperstock / Terwilliger Duo)
Recorded on Innova Recordings (Innova 707)

Transit (2001)
Duration: 44’
solo elec gtr, 1 keyboard, computer playback; (or optional solo elec gtr and computer playback)
Commissioned by the American Composers Forum for the Minnesota Guitar Society
Recorded by Michael Nicolella on Gale Recordings (Gale  02-003)

Winter Music (2012)
Duration: 11’
vl, pno
For Rebecca Hunter and Lynn Kompass

Wondrous Love (2009)
Duration: 7’
string quartet
Commissioned by the Chamber Music Conference and Composers Forum of the East (supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts)

Solo Music

Bend Sinister (1986; rev. 1988)
Duration: 6’
solo fl

Blue River Variations (2003)
Duration: 16’
solo pno
Commissioned by pianist Marina Lomazov
Premiered at the Brevard Music Festival
Recorded on Innova Recordings (Innova 707)

Crosstalk (2005)
Duration: 3’
solo pno
Commissioned by the Southeastern Piano Festival

Once Removed (solo version) (2003)
Duration: 9’
Solo marimba (plus audio/headphones for playback of mp3 click track; speaker required for playback of second marimba part)
Recorded on Innova Recordings (Innova 707)
Original version for two marimbas also available; see Chamber Music (Small Ensemble) above

Push (1997)
Duration: 6’
solo elec gtr
Commissioned by Michael Nicolella
Recorded by Michael Nicolella on Gale Recordings (Gale 00-002)

Push (2004)
Duration: 6'
arranged for solo vcl (with or without amplification or distortion)

Choral and Vocal Music

Last Words (1990)
Text: James Merrill
Duration: 6’
sop, ob, gtr

Magna Mysteria (2009)
Text: from Boethius “Consolation of Philosophy”; Psalms 27, 84, 102; Book of Revelation, Chapter 21 (sung in Latin)
Duration: 45’ (7 movements)
0,1,2,1 / 1 horn / 1 perc (4 timp, triangle, sus cymbal, tam-tam) / solo soprano / SATB chorus (with optional children's choir) / pipe organ (or synthesizer) / strings
Commissioned by Jared Johnson and the Trinity Cathedral Choir, Columbia, South Carolina

The Progresse of the Soule (1995)
Text: John Donne
Duration: 6’
Mixed double chorus (SATB) / 2 trp / 2 tmb
Commissioned by the Dale Warland Singers

Quam Dilecta (2009)
(from "Magna Mysteria")
Text: Psalm 84 (Psalmus 83 – Latin Vulgate)
Duration: 3’45"
SATB + organ

Qui Habitat (2006)
Text: Psalm 91 (Psalmus 90 - Latin Vulgate)
Duration: 4’30"
SATB
Commissioned by Jared Johnson and the Trinity Cathedral Choir, Columbia, South Carolina

Sehnen (2015)
Text: excerpts from Bach Cantatas BMV 60 and BMV 82
Duration: 15’
sop, ob, bsn, vl, vla, pno
Commissioned by Rebecca Schalk Nagel

Songs of Time and Tide (2008)
Text: Rabindranath Tagore
Duration: 19’
sop, pno (five songs)
For Tina Stallard and Lynn Kompass

Summum Bonum (1997)
Text: Robert Burton
Duration: 8’
Male vocal sextet: ctr ten / 2 ten / 2 bar / bass
Commissioned by Music At The Anthology and the Mary Flagler Cary Trust for the ensemble Lionheart

Time Spans (1994)
Text: A.R. Ammons
Duration: 3’
baritone, fl, cl, hrn, bsn

Unam Petii (2009)
(from “Magna Mysteria”)
Text: Psalm 27 (Psalmus 26 – Latin Vulgate)
Duration: 3’30"
SATB

Electronic Music

The Evidence (1992)
Duration: 7’
narrator (male actor), CD playback
(theatrical work; text from 1950’s “red scare” U.S. House of Representatives transcripts)

Transit (2001)
Duration: 44’
solo elec gtr, 1 keyboard, computer playback; (or optional solo elec gtr and computer playback)
Commissioned by the American Composers Forum for Minnesota Guitar Society
Recorded by Michael Nicolella on Gale Recordings (Gale  02-003)

Music for Film

Bit My Pretty Red Heart In Two (2002)
Incidental music for short film; written and directed by David LaRue

Leaving Bristol (1999)
Piano Trio used as Incidental music for documentary film by Laura Kissel