List of Works

Staged Works

The Composer's Wife: A Bonsai Opera (Opus 65) 2022

soprano, alto, baritone, and piano

2 minutes

Chekhov's The Seagull: An Opera (Opus 64) 2022

soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone soloists, chorus;  flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb; trumpet in Bb; snare drum, cymbals, marimba, and vibraphone; piano; and strings

1 hour

Two Scenes of Madness: Shakespeare Juxtaposed (Opus 61) 2021

two actors, soprano, piano, and drums

A Musical Reflection: Uncle Vanya (Opus 59) 2021

two actors and piano

10 minutes

Chekhov's The Seagull: A Musical Sketch (Opus 54) 2020

two actors and piano

5 minutes

Orchestral/Large Ensemble

Alleluia, Song of Gladness (Opus 58) 2021

piccolo, two flutes, alto flute, bass flute, and contrabass flute

5 minutes

Impressions (Opus 56) 2021

wind ensemble: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in Bb, 2 alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in Bb, 2 trombones, 1 bass trombone, euphonium, tuba, double bass, timpani (F and low C), tambourine, wood blocks, and piano.

6 minutes 30 seconds

Impressions (Opus 55) 2021

orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in Bb, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 3 trumpets in Bb, 2 trombones, 1 bass trombone, euphonium, tuba, timpani (F and low C), tambourine, wood blocks, and strings.

6 minutes 30 seconds

Pony Country (Opus 44) 2017

orchestra: 3 flutes (including piccolo, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets in B flat, 3 trombones, 1 tuba, timpani (F and low C), percussion (tambourine and wood block) and strings

Coming of Age (Opus 37) 2011

wind ensemble

10 minutes

Boston Conservatory Senior Thesis:

Vanity’s Illogical Lament (Opus 36) 2011

orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo and alto flute), 2 oboes (2nd doubling cor anglais), 2 clarinets in B flat (2nd doubling bass clarinet in B flat), 2 bassoons (2nd doubling contrabassoon), 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, drum set, marimba, vibraphone, electric guitar, harp, coloratura soprano soloist, piano and strings  

Excerpt Performed by The Boston Conservatory Orchestra (Spring 2011)

The Encounter (Opus 25) 2009

orchestra without woodwind section: 4 horns in F, 2 trumpets in B flat, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 2 marimbas and strings

6 minutes

Performed by The Boston Conservatory Orchestra (Spring 2009)

Transcription of J.S. Bach’s Partita No.2 for keyboard (Opus 19) 2008

orchestra

Concerti 

The Civilization Story (Opus 15) 2007-2013

marimba concerto

Commissioned by Justin Doute 

Read by The Boston Conservatory Orchestra (Spring 2008)

Spirals of Logic (Opus 9) 2005

piano concerto

Choral

La Vérité (Opus 57) 2021

soprano solo, viola, choir, and piano

2 minutes

We Plow The Fields And Scatter! (Opus 49) 2018

SATB Choir

Sing With All the Saints! (Opus 48) 2018

(an anthem for All Saints Sunday)

SATB Choir

Hark the Herald Angels Sing! (Opus 46) 2018

A New Arrangement

A Cappella SATB (available with and without piano reduction)

3 Minutes 

Tennessee State University Graduate Project, Ethnic Music in Nashville: A Choral Approach

One Language is Never Enough (Opus 45) 2017

A Cappella SSAB (Also available in SATB)

5 Minutes

Performed by Hendersonville High School (TN) on May 11, 2017

Diminished Cube (Opus 33) 2010 revised 2011

SATB 4-part Chorus with piano 

3 minutes

Performed as part of my senior recital at The Boston Conservatory (March 26, 2011)

Performed as part of The Boston Conservatory Composer Recital Series (Fall 2010)

Read by The Boston Conservatory Chorale (Spring 2010)

It Shames Worlds to Know (Opus 20) 2008

SATB 4-part Chorus a cappella

An Epitaph of Paradise (Opus 18) 2008 revised 2011

SATB 8-part Chorus a cappella

Read by The Boston Conservatory Chorale (Spring 2008)

Chamber (with electronics)

Creation Through Conflict (Opus 28) 2011

solo drum set with flute, violoncello, electric guitar and amplified harpsichord

6-9 minutes

Performed as part of my senior recital at The Boston Conservatory (March 26, 2011)

A Temporary Solution Until the Final Judgment (Opus 17) 2008 and 2010

violin and piano (1st and 3rd movements are acoustic, 2nd movement is accompanied by electronic drone)

Commissioned and performed by violinist, Nanako Takata (April 2008 and November 2010)

Performed at L'Ecole Normale de Musique de Paris as part of the European American Musical Alliance Program (July 2008)

Creation Through Conflict (Opus 28) 2009

solo drum set with violin and piano and electronics

6-9 minutes

Performed as part of The Boston Conservatory Composer Recital Series (Fall 2009)

Chamber (with voice)

Le Don de soi-même: The Gift of Oneself (Opus 68) 2022

mezzo-soprano and piano song cycle 

6 minutes

Play, Contemplate, Laugh and Postlude (Opus 35) 2010

soprano, flute, violin and vibraphone

9 minutes

Performed as part of my senior recital at The Boston Conservatory (March 26, 2011)

Performed by Ludovico Ensemble (April 2011)

A Ball Rolls on a Point (Opus 29) 2009

soprano and piano 

3 minutes 30 seconds

Performed as part of a collaboration between The Boston Conservatory Composition and Junior Vocal Performance Seminars (Spring 2010)

Romantic Ideals of Organized Fragmentation (Opus 21) 2008 revised 2011

solo mezzo-soprano and string quintet (two violins, two violas and violoncello)

Commissioned and performed by soprano, Melissa Piantedosi (Fall 2008)

A Reaction Against the Concept of Existence Through Shakespeare (Opus 14) 2007 revised 2011

mezzo-soprano and piano

6 minutes 30 seconds

Performed by Adrianne Blanks as part of a collaboration between The Boston Conservatory Composition and Junior Vocal Performance Seminars (Spring 2008)

The Aspen (Opus 13) 2007

soprano, baritone and piano

4 minutes 45 seconds

Performed as part of my senior recital at The Boston Conservatory (March 26, 2011)

Performed as part of The Boston Conservatory Composer Recital Series (October 31 2008)

Chamber (without electronics and voice)

From a Small Town in England (Opus 67) 2022

viola and piano

4 minutes

Ancient, Modern Sounds (Opus 66) 2022

saxophone quartet

5 minutes

Adventures in MicroCity (Opus 63) 2021

clarinet and piano

5 minutes

A Musical Glimpse (Opus 62) 2021

trumpet 1 in Bb/piccolo trumpet in Bb, trumpet 2 in Bb, horn in F, trombone, tuba

6 minutes 33 seconds

Chromatic Water (Opus 53) 2020

trumpet, viola, and piano

10 minutes

Mending, Manipulating, Convalescing (Opus 52) 2020

dancer, flute, bongos, tambourine, piano, and organ

2 minutes

 

Extraordinary Adaptations (Opus 51) June 2020

clarinet in B flat, violin, viola, and violoncello

Ar Hyd y Nos (Opus 50) 2019

violoncello and piano

Five Miniature Expressions (Opus 42) 2015

cat and mouse, polonaise, red shoes, surprise, waltz

string quartet

Lover’s Traffic (Opus 39) 2012

violin and piano

Recorded by Nanako Takata and Mary Mazur-Park (2012)

Performed at my Wedding at Vine Street Christian Church in Nashville, TN on August 10, 2013

Jazz, Lightning and Paradise (Opus 38) 2011

clarinet, violin and piano

9 minutes 45 Seconds

Commissioned by Antonio Correia Pina and Simone Deleon-Pina

Performed at my Wedding at Vine Street Christian Church in Nashville, TN on August 10, 2013

Diminished Cube (Opus 32) 2010

flute, snare drum, piano, two violins, viola and violoncello

Twisted Lullaby (Opus 31) 2010 

solo violin, oboe, cor anglais, bassoon and percussion

Performed as part of Susan G. Komen’s “Passionately Pink for the Cure”

Played by, Created by and Made for Women concert at Boston Conservatory on 18th October 2010; Part of Susan G. Komen’s “Passionately Pink for the Cure” –Performance of Twisted Lullaby by Chai Li Ho (violin) Amy Gollins (oboe), Claire Cutting (English horn), Shelly Mohr (bassoon), Laurel Black, Reynaliz Herrera, Xi Zhang, Nanako Takata (percussion)

Creation Through Conflict (Opus 28) 2009

solo drum set with chamber orchestra: flute, violoncello, two trumpets, three violins, three violas

6-9 minutes

The Unspoken Love (Opus 27) 2009 revised 2011

snare drum, tuba and two pianos

Performed as part of my senior recital at The Boston Conservatory (March 26, 2011)

Quintuplet Rhapsody (Opus 26) 2009 

marimba and piano

2 minutes

Performed as part of my senior recital at The Boston Conservatory (March 26, 2011)

 

A Melodic Sacrifice Upon Dawn (Opus 24) 2008

flute duet

Commissioned and performed by flutist, Emily Wilson as part of The Boston Conservatory Woodwind Seminar

Recorded by Judy Diez d'Aux

Without Distraction (Opus 23) 2008 revised 2011

snare drum, cymbal, two marimbas, piano and strings

Commissioned and performed by dancer, Mimi Lui (Spring 2009)

Performed as part of my senior recital at The Boston Conservatory (March 26, 2011)

 

Blank Page (Opus 22) 2008

flute, violin, viola and violoncello

7 minutes

Performed by Juventas Ensemble (Fall 2008)

 

The Hateful Hymn (Opus 16) 2008

flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello and piano

Read by Brave New Works (Spring 2008)

 

Obsessed by Love (Opus 12) 2007 revised 2011

flute, clarinet and piano

4 minutes

Performed by Xanthos Ensemble (Fall 2007)

 

Descent from Worldly Virtues (Opus 11) 2007 revised 2011

piccolo, oboe, bassoon, timpani, two violins, viola and violoncello

8 minutes 30 seconds

Performed as part of my Boston Conservatory Senior Recital (March 26, 2011)

Performed as part of The Boston Conservatory Composer Recital Series (Fall 2007)

 

Spirals of Logic (Opus 8) 2005/2006

flute, oboe, clarinet and piano

Moods (Opus 5) 2002

violin and piano

The Eagle (Opus 3) 2001

clarinet and violin

 

Dolphins (Opus 1) 2000

flute, violin and piano

 

Solo

The Introverted Harpist (Opus 47) 2018 

solo harp

Prelude on Long Ago Prophets Knew (Opus 43) 2015

solo organ

Performed by myself at Rehoboth United Methodist Church in Gallatin, TN

  

Plagal Abstraction (Opus 30) 2009

solo piano

Resurrection of Spring into Summer Eternal (Opus 10) 2007/2008

solo piano

Performed as part of The Boston Conservatory Composer Recital Series (Spring 2009)

Music for Film (Opus 8) 2004

solo piano

 

Carol (Opus 7) 2003/2004

solo piano

 

China (Opus 6) 2002

solo piano

 

Sea Dance (Opus 4) 2002

solo piano

 

Big Ben (Opus 2) 2000

solo piano

Only electronics

Minor Musings (Opus 60) 2021

electronics

3 minutes 50 seconds

Story of a Crowded Palace (Opus 41) 2013

electronics

4 minutes

Unrequited (Opus 40) 2012

electronics

4 minutes 30 seconds

Crash Every Second (Opus 34) 2010

electronics

4 minutes