A Moment's Notice (2020)

Written for the Attacca Quartet

Instrumentation: string quartet & optional film accompaniment

Duration: ca. 4'

First performed: November 17th, 2020 (virtual event) by the Attacca Quartet

Octet (2019)

Instrumentation: flute, clarinet, horn, bassoon, violin, viola, cello, double bass

Duration: ca. 23'

First performed: October 28th, 2019 at IU


Hommage à Fabergé (2019)

Written for New Music on the Point

Instrumentation: two violins

Duration: ca. 6'

First performed: June 17th, 2019 by Austin Wulliman (JACK Quartet) and Nicholas Bentz


Intermedio (2018)

Commissioned by the Society of Composers and ASCAP

Instrumentation: clarinet in B-flat, alto saxophone, bassoon, violin, piano, percussion (1 player)

Duration: ca. 9'

First performed: March 30th, 2019 at the University of New Mexico by members of the Sound Icon Ensemble

The Fountain (2018)

Written for the Bowdoin International Music Festival

Instrumentation: string quartet 

Duration: ca. 6'

First performed: July 28th, 2018 at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art

Professional premiere: February 13th, 2019 by the Mivos Quartet

The Temptation of Saint Anthony (2018)

Winner of a 2019 BMI Student Composer Award

Winner: 2019 IU New Music Ensemble Commission

Instrumentation: clarinet in E-flat, clarinet in B-flat (doubling bass clarinet and cap pistol), harpsichord (doubling upright piano), 2 violas, cello, percussion (1 player), violin (offstage)

Duration: ca. 13'

First performed: November 6th, 2018 at IU

Stilleven (2017)

Honorable Mention: Tribeca New Music 2019

Instrumentation: string trio

Duration: ca. 10'

First performed: July 31st, 2018 at the Bowdoin International Music Festival

Suibokuga (2016)

Winner of a 2017 BMI Student Composer Award

Instrumentation: flute (doubling piccolo and alto flute), clarinet in A, viola, percussion (1 player)

Duration: ca. 12'

First performed: November 29th, 2016 at IU

Suite for Piano and Percussion (2016)

Duration: ca. 14'

First performed: April 16th, 2016 at Levine Music, Washington, D.C.

Ballroom Music (2015)

First place winner (State and Southern Division levels) of the 2016 MTNA Composition Competition

Instrumentation: alto saxophone, piano, double bass, drum set

Duration: ca. 5'

First performed: July 31st, 2015 at the Brevard Summer Music Institute

Quinta del Sordo (2014)

Finalist of the 2014 BMI Student Composer Awards

Instrumentation: violin, viola, violoncello, percussion (1 player)

Duration: ca. 18'

First performed: April 2015 at Levine Music, Washington, D.C.

Three Miniatures for clarinet, violin, and cello (2013)

Duration: ca. 7'

First performed: July 6th, 2013 at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music


Archons for seventeen players (2019)

Commissioned by the Indiana University Department of Composition and the IU New Music Ensemble

Instrumentation: 1(=picc+afl).1(=ca).1(=Ebcl).bcl(=cbcl).1(=cbsn)——perc(2)—hp(=whip)—pno(=whip)—strings(

Duration: ca. 10'

First performed: December 5th, 2019 by the Indiana University New Music Ensemble


Chamber Concerto for fifteen players (2017)

Winner of a 2018 BMI Student Composer Award

Winner of the 2018 SCI/ASCAP Student Commission Competition

Instrumentation: 1(=picc).1.1(=bcl).1(=cbsn)——perc(2)—pno(=toy pno)—strings(

Duration: ca. 17'

First performed: October 24th, 2017 at IU


Flourishes for piano solo (2020)

Duration: ca. 10'

Campagna Romana for double bass solo (2020)

Commissioned by the IU Double Bass Club

Duration: ca. 6'

First performed: March 12th, 2020 at IU


The Prophet's Song for trombone solo (2016)

Duration: ca. 8'

First performed: October 4th, 2016 at IU

A Brief Glow in the Dark for glockenspiel solo (2014)

Duration: ca. 5'

First performed: August 2nd, 2018 at the Bowdoin International Music Festival

Deus Ex Machina for piano solo (2013)

Duration: ca. 17'

First performed: April 26th, 2013 at Levine Music, Washington, D.C.


Madrigals In Ancient Time (2019)

Instrumentation: mezzo-soprano, oboe, harp, percussion (1 player)

Duration: ca. 10'

First performed: April 15th, 2019 at IU

Five Expressionist Scenes (2018)

Instrumentation: baritone, piano, double bass, percussion (1 player)

Duration: ca. 16'

Cripple for soprano and piano (2017)

Duration: ca. 4'

First performed: July 28th, 2017 at the EAMA–Nadia Boulanger Institute

US premiere: February 20th, 2018 at IU


Three Deserts (2019)

Instrumentation: quadrophonic or stereo fixed media

Duration: 5'30"

First performed: April 30th, 2019 at IU

Bring Your Own Drinks: for Seer and Banquet Band (2017)

Instrumentation: quadrophonic fixed media

Duration: 5'11"

First performed: December 5th, 2017 at IU

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