Large Ensemble

Band

Flight for Freedom (2020)

Duration: 6’00” (Grade III-III+)

Scored for piccolo and 2 flutes, oboe, 2 clarinets, bass and contra-alto clarinets, bassoon, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, 3 trumpets, 2 horns, 3 trombones, euphonium and tuba, and 8 percussionists.

Commissioned by the Mile High Freedom Bands and, due to the Covid pandemic, scheduled to be premiered on February 22nd, 2022.

(MIDI recording)

Olympus Mons (2015-16)

Duration: 11’45” (Grade IV)

I. Mars Mountain March (Grade III); II. Olympinublius (Grade III+-IV)

Scored for piccolo and 2 flutes, 2 oboes and English horn, 2 bassoons and contrabassoon, E-flat clarinet and 2 B-flat clarinets, alto and bass clarinets, contrabass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 alto saxophones, tenor and baritone saxophones, 2 horns, 4 trumpets, 3 trombones, euphonium and tuba, double bass, celesta, timpani plus 4 percussionists.

Read by the TCU Wind Symphony in May 2017.

Voices of the Earth (2018-20)

Duration: 20’30” (Grade VI)

I. Anthropomorphic Clouds (Grade V); II. Ecobling (Grade V); III. Polluted Planet (Grade V); IV. Desolate Badland (Grade III)

Scored for piccolo (3-4 if possible) and 4 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 bassoons and contrabassoon, E-flat clarinet and 4 B-flat clarinets, 2 bass clarinets, contrabass clarinet, soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone saxophones, 4 trumpets, 4 horns, 4 trombones, euphonium and tuba, celesta, timpani plus 5 percussionists.

Read by the FSU Wind Orchestra just as the Covid-19 virus was declared a pandemic.

Orchestra

Salsa: The Allurement (2012-13)

Duration: 2’47”.

Scored for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani plus 1 percussionist, piano, and strings.

Premiered by the Northwest Symphony Orchestra on February 14th, 2014; also performed (as part of a larger, abandoned suite) by the Moore Philharmonic Orchestra on April 24th, 2014.

Shuksan Storm (2019-20)

Duration: 4’45”.

Scored for 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba; timpani plus 1 percussionist, and strings.

Commissioned by the Northwest Symphony Orchestra in 2019; performance postponed indefinitely due to the Covid-19 pandemic.