Sunset for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano Premiere: December 4, 2014 - Versipel New Music concert series, New Orleans, Louisiana Program Notes: Sunset is a collection of miniatures depicting the changing color, shadows, and light that come through in my house in Baton Rouge’s Garden District. [...]
Dracones Nursery for Alto Saxophone and Live ElectroAcoustics Program Notes: Dracones, the race of giant, toothed serpentine monsters from Greek mythology (for example the Hydra and Hesperian Dragon, the hundred headed dragon which guarded the golden apples of the Hesperides included in Hercules lore,) have a reputation, as adults, of being large and ferocious. This interactive [...]
String Quartet was finished in 2008 and was premiered at Louisiana State University by Raul Gomez, Delyana Lazarova, Delcho Tenev, and Elizabeth Mezaros. 1. Proem 2. Nocturne 3. Fantasy Length: ~ 20 minutes
The Dark for Voice and Piano/Harpischord was written in 2006. Monica Filgo contributed the text from which the lyrics were based and is based on her experience being mugged. In the original text and adaptation, the author alternates between violent reality and numbing imagination. I felt the turning point in the text is when the [...]
Duo for Flute and Trumpet was composed in 2006 and premiered by John Paul Reed and Whitney York. [Full score available on request]
love itself shall slumber on for Soprano, Marimba, and Cello is based on a selection of poems by Percy Bysshe Shelley: 1. Love's Philosphy 2. Mutability 3. Song of Persepine.