music

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Opera

The Long Walk (2012-2015, rev. 2016) | 120"
libretto by Stephanie Fleischmann, based on the memoir by Brian Castner
for 10 singers (3 trebles, 2 sopranos, mezzo-soprano, 2 tenors, baritone, bass-baritone) and chamber orchestra


Large Ensemble

Delicate Arch (2016, rev. 2017) | 7"
for jazz big band

Telling (2011, rev. 2017) | 6"
for chamber orchestra


Chamber (Brass)

Anything You Are Attached to, Give That (2016) | 8"
for bass trombone and piano

Awakening (2009) | 11"
for trombone quartet

The Candidate (2010, rev. 2016) | 8"
text by Harvey Milk
for trumpet, trombone quartet and electronics OR brass quintet and electronics

In Wait (2013) | 10"
for trombone quartet

Roar (2013) | 4"
for brass quintet

The Multiphonic Trombone Songbook (2017-in progress) | 12"
for unaccompanied multiphonic trombone

You Are Alive (2009) | 6"
for jazz trumpet (with improvisation), 2 trombones, tuba and percussion (1 player)
 

Chamber (Other)

Tschüss (2011) | 10"
for electric guitar and tape OR 6 electric guitars and 2 electric basses

Human Kindness is Overflowing (2010) | 7"
for clarinet, electric guitar, piano, percussion (1 player), cello, and double bass


Choral

Annunciation (2014) | 7"
text by Marie Howe
for chorus and string quartet OR men's chorus and string quartet

Lost (2006, rev. 2011) | 5"
text by Carl Sandburg
for a cappella chorus

The Pigeon on the Humvee (Lullaby) (from The Long Walk) | 5"
for men's chorus and piano

The War in Our House (from The Long Walk) | 4"
for children's chorus and piano


Vocal (solo, duet, etc.)

At the Top of the Stairs (from The Long Walk) | 6"
for mezzo-soprano and piano

Kermit's Funeral (from The Long Walk) | 7"
for soprano, mezzo-soprano and piano

Mamie (2014) | 3"
text by Carl Sandburg
for soprano or mezzo-soprano and piano

Memory Blanks (from The Long Walk) | 4"
for mezzo-soprano, baritone and piano

My Grandmother Said (from The Long Walk) | 4"
for mezzo-soprano and piano

The Pigeon on the Humvee (Lullaby) (from The Long Walk) | 5"
for 2 tenors, baritone, bass-baritone and piano

There Are Two of Me Now (from The Long Walk) | 7"
for baritone and piano

The War in Our House (from The Long Walk) | 4"
for 3 trebles and piano