recent compositions:

you can find audio of my work here or embedded below.

scores available by email



upcoming work:



solo trombone work for Weston Olencki


new work for gnarwhallaby [July 2017]


film project with Tom Leeser for two tubas, euphonium,

 wagner tuba, trombone, and speaking voice [September 2017]



in progress/ under revision works:


tuba|cello [2015] for tuba, cello, and playback. Written for Luke Storm and Ashley Walters. 10'


untitled, so far [2015] for percussionist, piccolo and playback. Written for Dustin Donahue and Rachel Beetz [under revision] 16.5'


146A #1-20 (and all two part combinations) [2011-ongoing] ongoing series of pieces for prerecorded instruments and optional live instrument. Based on the wall drawings of the same name by Sol LeWitt. Each number is 10'

  • 146 A #3, 4, 6 for 0 or more trombones [complete]  #5, 7, 12, 20 [in progress]
  • 146 A # 1, 10, 17, 18 [complete] 2, 8, 19 for 0 or more tubas [or euphoniums] [in progress]



completed works: 


 sustained by gravity as rapture [2016] for electric guitar and pedals. for Nicholas Deyoe. flexible duration.   


for Klaus [2015] for sackbut and playback. Based on Klaus Lang's Kyrie from missa beati pauperes spiritu. 10'


gravlax [2015] for trumpet, french horn, trombone and playback. Written for Cleveland's Factory Seconds Brass Trio. 10' 




gravlax B [2015] alternate version of gravlax for two trombones. for Weston Olencki and myself. 10'

 



unearth [2014] micro puppet opera with DanRae Wilson and Argenta Walther. For voice, headphone playback, accordion, and paper. 


 



fade music [2014] for euphonium, playback, and video. Made in collaboration with film maker, Tom Leeser.


 


tree music [2014] for euphonium, playback, and video. Made in collaboration with film maker, Tom Leeser.



Cube sunk in plane to create hexagonal cross section [2013] a realization of a scratch hologram by the same title by Tristan Duke.


  



Realization of David Rosenboom's In the Beginning, Etude 1 Trombones for horn, trombone and tuba [2012]. 10'

 for Trio Kobayashi [with alternate for three trombones]



lucid music for passing ships [2012]  in three parts. for Harvey and the Getty Villa. variable length

  • part i- for trumpet and trombone. each player with chimes
  • part ii- for cello, double bass and two chimes players
  • part iii- for any number of players


complexist etudes- music for an instrument of questionable response and responsibility [2011-2012] toy piano suite for Richard Valitutto [incomplete]


Solo trombone realization of David Rosenboom's In the Beginning Etude I (trombones) 1978. [2010, revised 2012] 10'



String, Cardboard, Glue and Love [2011]. Music for DanRae Wilson's installation at Machine Project.

                 video here http://vimeo.com/24145105



Sun: a Poem for Malcolm X Inspired by His Murder. Music for Adrienna Kennedy's 1968 play.                                                                Directed by  DanRae Wilson for her MFA Thesis. [2009/10]