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For Build
(violin, cello, piano, bass and drums unless otherwise noted)

Rump 2012, Duration 5 min.
2010, Duration 5 min.
Maintain 2010, Duration 8 min.
Ride 2010, Duration 5 min.
Cleave 2010, Duration 7 min.
Behavior Patterns 2010, Duration 7 min.
Anchor 2009, Duration 11 min.
For violin, cello, piano, bass and percussion (vibraphone and bass drum)
Dissolve 2009, Duration 4 min.
Swelter 2007, Duration 20 min.
For cello, piano and drumset.
Drivin’ 2007, Duration 14 min.
Digging Two Ditches 2006, Duration: 6 min.
Imagining Winter 2006, Duration: 7 min.
Magnet 2005, Duration: 6 min.
In the Backyard 2005, Duration: 5 min.
No Response 2004, Duration: 6 min.


For Chamber/Solo

On and On and 2014, Duration 7 min.
For SATB chorus
Written for Sacra/Profana
Text by Matt McBane after John Muir
Premiere 9/20/2014, Carlsbad Music Festival
don’t 2014, Duration 4 min.
For solo violin
Beneath 2014, Duration 5 min.
For solo violin
Premiere 9/20/2014, Carlsbad Music Festival
Lift and Cycle 2014, Duration 10 min total, each 5 min.
For flute, harp, viola
Commissioned by Musical Chairs Ensemble, Inc.
Premiere 5/3/2014, Staten Island Music, Staten Island, NY
2013, Duration 24 min, in 5 movements
For violin, mandolin, banjo, guitar and bass
Commissioned by Jake Schepps and Expedition
Premiere 12/6/2013, eTown Hall, Boulder, CO
2013, Duration 4 min
For solo violin
Premiere 10/26/2013, Staten Island Museum, NY
 2013, Duration: 6 min.
For solo piano
Commissioned by Michael Mizrahi
Premiere date TBA
 2013, Duration 9 min.
For solo bass
Commissioned by Eleonore Oppenheim
Premiere date TBA
 2012, Duration: 7 min.
For baroque violin, viola da gamba and theorbo
Commissioned by Chatham Baroque
Premiered 10/5/2012 at the Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
2012, Duration: 10 min.
For cello, guitar, bass and percussion
Commissioned by the Musical Chairs Ensemble
Premiered 6/3/12 at Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art Staten Island, NY
4 Pieces for Violin and Piano 2011, Total duration: 16 min.
1- Bounce, 2- Fleet, 3- Level, 4- Push
Can be played individually or as a set.

For violin and piano
Commissioned by the Mondavi Center
Premiered 1/14/12 by Alexi Kenney and Hilda Huang at the Mondavi Center at UC Davis, CA
within 2011, Duration 6 min.
For solo piano.
Written for Vicky Chow.
Premiered April 15, 2012, Fast Forward Austin, Austin, TX.
2011, Duration 3 min.
For oboe, Bb clarinet, bassoon and horn
Commissioned by Dz4
Premiered 10/21/11 at the Greenwich House, New York
Arpeggiator 2011, Duration 7 min.
Solo violin.
Premiere 9/20/2014, Matt McBane, Carlsbad Music Festival, CA
2010, Duration 10 min.
For 2 percussionists: 2 drum sets, marimba and vibraphone
Commissioned by the Meahan/Perkins Duo
Premiered 4/9/11 at the Round Top Festival, TX
Anchor 2009, Duration 11 min.
For clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano and percussion
Commissioned by the California E.A.R. Unit, premiered 3/21/09 at RedCat, Disney Hall
Swelter 2007, Duration 20 min.
For cello, piano and drumset.
Commissioned by Real Quiet, premiered 9/28/07 at the Carlsbad Music Festival.
Synthetic Night 2006, Duration 9 min.
For flute, clarinet, electric guitar, piano and bass.
Commissioned by Now Ensemble, premiered 5/2006 at the Carlsbad Music Festival.
Ghost in the Machine 2005, Duration: 30 min. in 3 movements
For amplified, processed string quartet and live video by Lucy H.G.
Commissioned by the Calder Quartet, premiered 4/2005 at the Carlsbad Music Festival.
2×4 2004, Duration: 25 min. in four movements
for string octet
Commissioned by the Calder Quartet and the California Quartet, premiered 5/2004 at the Carlsbad Music Festival.
Dust 2004, Duration: 3 min
For violin duo
Groove 2004, Duration: 5 min
For violin duo
Plus Minus 2003, Duration: 6 min.
For solo piano.
Shift 2003, Duration: 9 min.
For Alto Sax and Viola, or Clarinet and Viola, or Bass Clarinet and Cello
It’s Alright 2002, Duration: 6 min.
for string trio
Granular Memory 2002, Duration: 5 min.
for large ensemble
Commissioned by the Bang on a Can Summer Institute, premiered 7/2002 at MassMOCA
Static Swell 2002, Duration: 13 min.
for percussion and cello
Turn On. Turn Off. 2001, Duration: 15 min. in 4 movements
For flute, clarinet/bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano/celesta, and percussion
Piano Decomposition 2000, Duration: 8 min.
For solo piano
Transient Textures 2000, Duration: 12 min.
For string quartet
MTA 204 2000, Duration: 5 min.
For non-pitched percussion trio
Blue Haze 1999, Duration: 4 min.
For violin and piano


For Orchestra

New Work 2014, Duration 15-20 min
For string orchestra
Commissioned by The String Orchestra of Brooklyn, Eli Spindel Conductor
Premiere date May 31, 2014
Brooklyn, NY
2013, Duration: 12 min.
For chamber orchestra
Commissioned and premiered by wild Up, Christopher Rountree, conductor
Premiere date April 17, 2013
Los Angeles Philharmonic Brooklyn Festival
REDCAT at Disney Hall
Los Angeles, CA
Incline 2008, Duration: 6 min.
for string orchestra
Commissioned by the Westlake High School Orchestra, premiered 3/24/08 at Carnegie Hall.
Turn On. Turn Off. 2003, Duration: 15 min.
for string orchestra (arrangement of original composition)
Commissioned by the Viana do Castelo International Music Festival, Portugal, premiered 8/2003.
Tarnish 2003, Duration: 9 min.
For orchestra


For Multimedia

A Wagner Matinee 2008, Evening-length dance-theatre piece in collboration with choreographer Laura Diffenderfer.
For piano, percussion and electronics.
Commissioned by the Willa Cather Society, premiered at the Red Cloud Opera House, Nebraska.
Ghost in the Machine 2005, see chamber llisting above


For Film

Wednesday 2:45 pm 2007 Remote Control Monkey Productions, Directed by Lucy H.G. and Matt Soloman.
Genre: Drama. Film score for solo vibraphone.
The Paw 2005, Utopian Productions, Directed by Ritchie Steven Filippi
Genre: Film Noir. Film score for strings, prepared piano and solo trumpet
The Waiting Room Curious Productions, Directed by Craig Hammill
Genre: Drama, Film score for electric guitar textures, clarinet, cello and synths
Two Recorded at Paramount Studios
Genre: Suspense, Film score for string orchestra and harp
Ramblin’ Recorded by the USC Thornton Symphony
Genre: Drama, Film score for full orchestra
Twilight Recorded at Paramount Studios
Genre: Mystery, Film score for mixed large ensemble
The Line Recorded at Paramount Studios
Genre: Drama, Film score for chamber orchestra
Raising Hell Recorded by the USC Thornton Wind Symphony
Genre: Horror, Film score for wind symphony
Echo and Narcicus
Genre: Drama, Film score for string quartet

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