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selected works

Large Ensemble

dust returns to dust (2018) - orchestra

read by UMKC Orchestra (May 2018)

Chamber and Solo

Let your body soften… (breathe out) (2019 wip) - solo cello + electronics

Performed by Matt Magerkurth (May 2019)

Commissioned by Matt Magerkurth

inosculation (2019) - saxophone quartet

What I see now, is Lights and an Open door (2019) - solo viola

Performed by Stephen Ahrens (May 2019)

in Fire by MoonLight (2018) - clarinet, violin, cello, piano

searching for shapes in the stars (2018) - amplified cello + percussion

Performed by Mariel Roberts and Matthew Gold at the Walden Creative Musicians Retreat (June 2018)

in the absence of clouds (2018) - marimba duet

to mingle our sighs (2017) - violin + piano

Finalist in the 2019 UMKC Chamber Music Competition, performed by Elaine Ng and Drew Crane

Premiered by Samuel Huang and Drew Crane (March 2018)

impermanence (2017) - violin + cello

Commissioned by Megan Kepley

Performed by Megan Kepley and Matt Magerkurth (April 2018)

Rev (2017, rev. 2018) - brass quintet

through the open window (2017) - flute, clarinet, bassoon, percussion

Abandoned Gardens (2017) - string quartet

2nd place in the Bela Rozsa Composition Competition

Performed by the University of Tulsa String Quartet (January 2017)

Vocal

Passing trees, far and near (2018) - 8 part chamber choir

A storm turns the room dark (2018) - vocal octet, poem by Meghan Mohn

Performed by Victoria Olson, Merit Christensen, Sarah-Lynn Bennett, Julia Kasten, Nico Caruso, Kota Hayton, James Keller, and Gabriel Lewis-O’Connor (May 2019)

And love says, love--midnight to midnight, (2018) - SATB choir, poem by Meghan Mohn

Five Poems by ee cummings (2018) - tenor + pierrot ensemble (flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano)

  • into the strenuous briefness

  • O sweet spontaneous

  • but the other

  • in Just-

  • spring omnipotent goddess Thou

Electronics and Multi-Media

Community Synth (2019 wip) - sound sculpture that is playable only when all 4 participants lay a hand on the sculpture

Materials: Wood, Laptop, Arduinos, Electronic components, Foil

Trash Chimes (2019 wip) - set of 3 sound sculptures of chimes

Materials: Scrap metal found in a junkyard, contact microphones

We are not born who we are (2019 wip) - alto saxophone and cello, choreography by Christine Kraus

Performed by Abbie Forlina, Alex Williams, Laura Behm, Simone Davis, Beret Elker, and Erica Lohman (May 2019)

mirror-eupepsia (2018) - text score for any number of instruments/voices and electronics processing

at Variance. (2018) - fixed media electronics, choreography by Tianna Morton

Performed by James Fenoglio, Makenna Dowling, and Sophi Henning at the Mulberry Room in Kansas City (May 2018)

discrete (2017) - fixed media

Live electronics improvisation