Orchestra & Large Ensemble

new work  for orchestra (to be premiered Spring '23)

Virginia B. Toulmin Commission with the League of American Orchestras

Sarasota Orchestra will premiere the work March 31-April 2, 2023. Four other orchestras will perform the work during the '23-'24 season.

warp & weft  for chamber orchestra (2019, rev. 2021)

(2222, 2200, 1perc, timp., pno, strings) 13'

commissioned by the Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Sound Investment Composer

Painting the Floor for Orchestra (2017, rev. 2021)

(3333, 4331, 3perc, harp, pno/cel., strings) 4'

performance video coming soon

Solo & Chamber

new work for sinfonietta

Commissioned by the Grossman Ensemble (2023)

to be premiered May 2023

Every Something for two prepared pianos

Commissioned by HOCKET (2022) 10'

to be premiered December 2022

Breath'd back, again for tenor and piano

Commissioned by Benjamin Brecher (2021) 8'

album coming soon

all ashore for string quartet

Commissioned by Eclipse Quartet (2021) 9'30"

the line of your trajectory for cello, percussion, & piano four-hands

Commissioned by Seattle Symphony (2021) 5'30"

performance video coming soon

Carry for solo cello

Commissioned by Jennifer Kloetzel (2021) 7'

You are still here for solo violin

Commissioned by Arco Collaborative for Jennifer Koh's Alone/Together project (2020) 4'

whirlpool for string quartet

Commissioned by the Hartt School of Music for Quartet Es (2020) 2'

Heartbreaker for guitar and percussion 

commissioned by the Miller/Phelps Duo (2022)

I do not want horses or diamonds for piano quintet

commissioned by Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra In Focus chamber series (2020) 7'

Pas de Deux

commissioned by Tanglewood Music Center (2019) 8'

ten winds (double woodwind quintet) & piano


for bassoon and bass clarinet (2019) 8'

commissioned by the Rossini Club & Marissa Olegario

As one who loves poetry

for two cello (2018, rev. 2020) 4'30"

commissioned by the Tanglewood Music Center

our eyes once watered

for solo piano or piano four-hands (2018) 4'

commissioned by Piano Spheres for Mark Robson

tiny, tangled world

for violin and viola (2018) 9'

I prefer living in Color

for Bass Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano, and Percussion (2017) 7'

commissioned by the Aspen Music Festival and School


for two pianos and two melodicas (2017) 12'

Sure baby, mañana 

for Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Violin, Viola, and Piano Four-Hands (2016) 9'

commissioned by L.A. Signal Lab

Aria for toy piano and piano (2014) 2'


Elegy: Out of Lemon Flowers 

for violin, viola, cello, flute,  oboe, Bb clarinet, and Bass Clarinet (2012, rev. 2014) 7'


Follow the Crumbs Out of the Woods 

for piano and wind quintet (2011) 6'


Sea Monkey

for Marimba and Cello (2010) 9'


The Boys Are There text: Dorothy Parker, for soprano & double bass

for Departure Duo (2020) 16'

This commission has been made possible by the Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Program,
with generous funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Our Happiness  
for Mezzo-Soprano, Horn, and Piano (2016) 4'
text: Eileen Myles 
for Mezzo-Soprano, Horn, and Piano (2016) 8.30'
text: Robin Becker
for Soprano and Piano (2011) 10'
text: Jackson Bliss

Family Recipe for Biscuits

for voice and Double Bass (2012) 12'

text: Aaron Fullerton


for alto flute, double bass, and soprano (2011) 5'

text: Sophie Wingland


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