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As I Ebb’d for two pianos and electronics (in progress) - 55 minutes

 

Ridgerunner for piano and electronics (in progress) - 60 minutes

 

The Great Plains for solo piano (in progress) - 80 minutes

 

Mr Baptiste for wind quintet with poetry by Ishion Hutchinson (2022) - 26 minutes

  • Commissioned by Duke Performances for the Imani Winds
  • To be premiered by Imani Winds and Ishion Hutchinson on October 1, 2023 at Duke University, Durham, NC

 

Short Stories, vol. 1 for vibraphone, piano, and electronics (in progress) - 60 minutes

  • To be premiered by Greg Stuart and David Kirkland Garner on February 9, 2023 at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC

 

Black, black, black is the colour for solo viola (2022) - 8 minutes

  • Commissioned by Yinzi Kang and William Ransom
  • Premiered by Yinzi Kang on October 30, 2022 at the Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia in Atlanta, GA 

Butte for flute, string quartet, and piano (2022) - 21 minutes

  • Commissioned by Electric Earth Concerts
  • Premiered by Electric Earth Concerts (Laura Gilbert, flute; Jonathan Bagg, viola; Molly Morkoski, piano) on July 6, 2022 at the Monadnock Center for History & Culture in Peterborough, NH

 

MELT for orchestra (2022) - 19 minutes

  • Commissioned by the South Carolina Philharmonic (orchestral version)
  • Premiered by the South Carolina Philharmonic with Morihiko Nakahara on April 23, 2022 at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia, SC

 

Everyday Magic for flute, bassoon, violin, and cello (in progress)

  1. The Goat From Grayson (2021) - 2.5 minutes 

  2. Dive (2022) - 3.5 minutes

  • Written for the Bourbon Quartet (Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute; Mike harley, bassoon; Ari Streisfeld, violin; and Claire Bryant, cello)
  • Inspired by the paintings of Noah Davis (1983-2015)

  • The Goat from Grayson premiered by the Bourbon Quartet on December 5, 2021 at the Columbia Museum of Art in Columbia, SC 

  • Dive premiered by the Bourbon Quartet on March 20, 2022 at Bourbon Restaurant in Columbia, SC

Eight Songs for Steffen Thomas for cello and piano (2021) - 30 minutes

  • Commissioned for the soundtrack to a documentary film on the life of Steffen Thomas, to be premiered on Georgia PBS in Fall, 2022
  • Recorded by Claire Bryant, cello; Phillip Bush, piano; Jeff Francis, engineer in May, 2021 at the University of South Carolina

  • Yet to be premiered

 

Shouted over muddy earth for mezzo soprano, violin, and electronics (2021) - 30 minutes

  • Poetry by Steve Scafidi
  • Premiered by Duo Cortona (Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano; Ari Streisfeld, violin) on November 18, 2021 at the University of South Carolina

 

Grave for violin and electronics (2021) - 10 minutes

  • Premiered by Ari Streisfeld on March 10, 2021 at the University of South Carolina

 

CROW for clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, cello, and piano (2021) - 13 minutes

  • Commissioned by the Atlanta Chamber Players
  • Premiered by the Atlanta Chamber Players (Alcides Rodriguez, clarinet; Helen Hwaya Kim, violin; Brad Ritchie, cello; Susan Welty, horn; Andrew Brady, bassoon; Julie Coucheron, piano) on October 23, 2020 at the First Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA

 

MELT for clarinet, bassoon, horn, violin, cello, and piano (2021) - 17 minutes

  • Commissioned by the Atlanta Chamber Players
  • Premiered by the Atlanta Chamber Players (Alcides Rodriguez, clarinet; Helen Hwaya Kim, violin; Brad Ritchie, cello; Susan Welty, horn; Andrew Brady, bassoon; Julie Coucheron, piano) on October 23, 2020 at the First Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, GA

 

Berceuse for double bass and harp (2020) - 8 minutes

  • Written for Shawn and Megan Conley
  • Yet to be premiered 

 

Red hot sun turning over for wind ensemble (2020 version) - 40 minutes

  • Revised and reduced version of the earlier work
  • Yet to be premiered

 

Nonallemande for orchestra (2019) - 8 minutes

  • New arrangement commissioned by the South Carolina Conductors Institute
  • Premiered by the Aiken Symphony on June 21, 2019 at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia, SC

 

Red hot sun turning over: on southern monuments, myths, and histories for mezzo-soprano, wind ensemble, recorded sound, and archival film (2019) - 80 minutes

  • Commissioned by the University of South Carolina Provost Scholarship Grant in Creative and Performing Arts
  • Premiered by Rachel Calloway and the UofSC Wind Ensemble conducted by Scott Weiss on March 31, 2019 at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia, SC

 

A Forest Unfolding a collaborative cantata (co-composed with Melinda Wagner, Stephen Jaffe, and Eric Moe and author Richard Powers) for singers, narrator, and chamber ensemble (2018) - 35 minutes

  • Commissioned by Electric Earth Concerts
  • Premiered by Tony Arnold, Alex Hurd, Richard Powers and Electric Earth on August 12, 2018 in Peterborough, NH 

 

Twice Handeled for wind ensemble (2018) - 18 minutes

  • Commissioned by a consortium of CBDNA members led by University of South Carolina Wind Ensemble, Cormac Cannon, conductor and including Colorado State University Wind Symphony, Rebecca Phillips, conductor; Kennesaw State University Wind Ensemble, David T. Kehler, conductor; Michigan State University Wind Symphony, Kevin L. Sedatole, conductor; SUNY Potsdam Crane Wind Ensemble, Brian K. Doyle, conductor; University of Arkansas Wind Ensemble, Christopher Knighten, conductor; University of Kansas Wind Ensemble, Paul W. Popiel, conductor; University of Memphis Wind Ensemble, Albert Nguyen, conductor; Washington State University Symphonic Wind Ensemble, Danh Pham, conductor. 
  • Premiered by Cormac Cannon and the University of South Carolina Wind Ensemble on April 19, 2018 at the Koger Center for the Arts in Columbia, SC 

 

Tangled Roots (South Carolina, 1939) for string quartet, playback, and video (2017) - 12 minutes

  • Premiered by the Invoke string quartet on October 13, 2017 at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC 

 

All that there was for choir, strings, and percussion (2017) - 15 minutes

  • Commissioned by the Mallarme Chamber Players
  • Premiered by the Mallarme Chamber Players and SONAM on November 9, 2017 at the Judea Reform Congregation in Durham, NC 

 

Deepest Shade for flute, bassoon and piano (2017) - 12 minutes

  • Premiered by Jennifer Parker-Harley, flute; Michael Harley, bassoon; Philip Bush, piano on April 5, 2017 at the University of South Carolina

 

Dark Holler for large chamber ensemble (2017) - 45 minutes

  • Recorded by Alex Sopp, Flute; Hideaki Aomori, Clarinet; C.J. Camerieri, Trumpet; Jamie Keesecker, Horn; Cameron Britt & Shawn Galvin, Percussion; Timothy Hambourger, Piano; Jacquelyn Bartlett, Harp; Rob Moose & Sarah Griffin, Violin; Nadia Sirota, Viola; Clarice Jensen, Violoncello; Shawn Conley, Double bass; Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant, conductor at Duke University
  • Appears on Dark Holler by David Kirkland Garner. New Focus Recordings, 2017 (fcr191). 

 

Skye & Glass for fiddle and string quartet (2016) - 20 minutes

  • Commissioned by the Ciompi Quartet 
  • Premiered by Jamie Laval and the Ciompi Quartet on February 4, 2017 at Duke University’s Baldwin Auditorium in Durham, NC 

 

Dapplegray for double wind quintet and playback (2016) - 20 minutes

  • Premiered by Imani Winds and the UofSC Faculty Wind Quintet at the Southern Exposure New Music Series on October 28, 2016 at the University of South Carolina in Columbia, SC 

 

DwnByThRckyMtns for mixed chamber ensemble and playback (2016) - 8 minutes

  • Commissioned by ensemble mise-en
  • Premiered by ensemble mise-en on June 25, 2016 at the Taipei Cultural Center, New York City

 

Nonallemande for flute, violin, viola and cello (2016) - 7 minutes

  • Commissioned by Electric Earth Concerts
  • Premiered by Laura Gilbert, flute; Gabriela Diaz, violin; Jonathan Bagg, viola; Caroline Stinson, cello with Electric Earth Concerts on June 12, 2016 in Keene, NH

 

The Sky Was Good for Flying for violin and piano (2016) - 8 minutes

  • Commissioned by Nicholas DiEugenio and Mimi Solomon
  • Premiered by Nicholas DiEugenio, violin and Mimi Solomon, piano presented by The Mallarme Chamber Players on March 12, 2016 in Chapel Hill, NC

  • Appears on Unravelling Beethoven by Nicholas DiEugenio, violin and Mimi Solomon, piano. New Focus Recordings, 2018 (fcr217). 

 

Nacht-seized-thief for tenor saxophone and piano (2016) - 8 minutes

  • Premiered by Paul Nolen, saxophone and Geoffrey Duce, piano on April 12, 2017 at Illinois State University in Normal, IL

 

The Skellet Knell for double bass and piano (2015) - 15 minutes

  • Commissioned by a consortium of double bassists led by LA Phil bassist Jory Herman and including Brandon McLean, David Young, Dennis Whittaker, Donald Howey, Eric Larson, Jeremy Kurtz-Harris, Karl Fenner, Kate Munagian, Kristen Bruya, Logan Cole, Maggie Haaspacher, Nicholas Recuber, Paul Ellison, Scott Dixon, Scott Pingel, Shawn Conley, Susan Wulff, Ted Botsford, Tracy Rowell, Travis Gore, and Volkhan Orhon.
  • Premiered by Jory Herman, Bass with San Diego New Music on April 21, 2015 at the Anthaenum Music and Arts Library in San Diego, CA

  • Appears on Life by Jory Herman Self-released by Herman, 2016.

 

Awake, Awake for soprano, alto flute, banjo, pedal steel guitar, electric guitar, and cello (2015) - 13 minutes

  • Commissioned by Monadnock Music
  • Premiered by Ilana Davidson, soprano; Jonathan Bagg, viola; Laura Gilbert, flute; and Oren Fader, guitar on July 1, 2014  at the Duke Gardens in Durham, NC

 

Resewn Etudes for flute, clarinet, trumpet, violin, viola, and cello (2015) - 13 minutes

  • Premiered by the yMusic ensemble presented by Duke Performances on March 3, 2015 at the MotorCo Music Hall in Durham, NC

 

Three Duparc Songs an arrangement for countertenor and string quartet (2015) - 12 minutes

  • Commissioned by the Ciompi Quartet
  • Premiered by Anthony Roth Constanza and the Ciompi Quartet on April 11, 2015 at Duke University’s Baldwin Auditorium in Durham, NC

 

Soprano Sax Concerto with wind ensemble (2014) - 20 minutes

  • Commissioned by a consortium of ensembles led by the Duke University Wing Symphony with Verena Mösenbichler-Bryant; The Ridgewood Concert Band with Dr. Chris Wilhjelm, Director; Joseph Missal, Director of Bands at Oklahoma State University; Kennesaw State University Wind Ensemble; California State University, Los Angeles Wind Ensemble with Emily A. Moss, Conductor; Raul G. Barnes and Elon University; University of Wisconsin-River Falls with Dr. Kristin Tjornehoj; and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with Jeffrey Fuchs, Evan Feldman, and Matt McClure
  • Premiered by Lois Hicks-Wozniak and the Ridgewood Concert Band conducted by Chris Wilhjelm on March 29, 2014 at the Association of Concert Bands conference in Allentown, PA

Glasz for flute, percussion, violin, and piano (2013) - 12 minutes

  • Premiered by members of the Wet Ink Ensemble in Spring 2013 at Duke University

 

Zenzic for soprano saxophone, clarinet, and two pianos (2013) - 15 minutes

  • Premiered by Paul Nolen, saxophone and Anne Dervin, clarinet on March 23, 2014 at the North American Saxophone Alliance Conference in Illinois

 

Forward/Still for flute/alto flute, tenor saxophone, percussion, piano, voice, and violin (2012) - 10 minutes

  • Premiered by the Wet Ink Ensemble on February 24, 2012 at Duke University in Durham, NC

 

The Machine for orchestra (2012) - 10 minutes

  • Selected for the American Composers Orchestra New Music Readings 
  • Premiered by the San Diego Symphony on April 19-20, 2012 in San Diego, CA

 

Abandoned & Forgotten Places for flute, viola, and guitar (2011) - 11 minutes

  • Commissioned by Electric Earth Concerts
  • Premiered by Jonathan Bagg, viola; Laura Gilbert, flute; and Dan Lippel, guitar on November 2, 2011 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C 

 

Lament for the imagined for string quartet (2011) - 22 minutes

  • Commissioned by the Kronos Quartet
  • Premiered by The Kronos Quartet on May 15, 2011 at the Royal Glasgow Concert Hall in Glasgow, Scotland

 

Miracles… not math for double bass and harp (2010) - 10 minutes

  • Commissioned by Shawn and Megan Conley
  • Premiered by Shawn and Megan Conley in 2010 at Duke University

 

I ain’t broke (but I’m badly bent) for string quartet (2009) - 17 minutes

 

When the old man smokes for narrating double bassist (2009) - 11 minutes

  • Premiered by LA Philharmonic Jory Herman in Washington D.C. in 2009
  • Appears on Musical Tales from the Bass Clef by Jory Herman, bass, Cloie Wyatt Taylor, narration. Self-released by Herman, 2019.

 

Dunbar Songs for voice, banjo/dobro, and string quartet (2008) - 20 minutes

  • Awarded an ASCAP Morton Gould Young Composer Award, 2009
  • Premiered by the Duke New Music Ensemble in Fall, 2008 at Duke University

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