Where the Mind Is Without Fear

Where the Mind Is Without Fear

 Where the Mind Is Without Fear. SATB, 4’30”. Text by Rabindranath Tagore (1861–1941), from Gitanjali (Song Offerings), No. 35 (1912). Commissioned by the University of New Mexico Concert Choir, Dr. David Edmonds, Conductor. Premiered by them 22 Apr 2022. Ever since...
Sometimes It Happens So

Sometimes It Happens So

Sometimes It Happens So. 2022. Five-song cycle for baritone, piano, 18′. Poems by Jane Flanders. Commissioned by the Estate of Jane Flanders for Benjamin Flanders, baritone and Nell Flanders, piano. “Blue Lobster” premiered 9 January 2021 at Cincinnati SongSlam....
Thirty Variations on a Theme of Bartók

Thirty Variations on a Theme of Bartók

35′. Commissioned by the Community Music School of Collegeville, in honor of its Thirtieth Anniversary. Premiered there by Milena Urban, 23 April 2022. The theme is “Children at Play,” No. 1 from Vol. 1 of For Children (1908-09) by Béla Bartók. In our...
Intrada, for Six Horns

Intrada, for Six Horns

Intrada, for Six Horns. 2’45”. For the Curtis Institute of Music Horn Studio. Premiered 1 Dec 2021, the Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia. Composed spring 2021 at the request of Jeffrey Lang and Jennifer Montone, who teach horn at Curtis and who...
Ave Maris Stella

Ave Maris Stella

“Held the audience spellbound,” “leaping to their feet in a standing ovation,” “raucous,” “beautifully crafted, “especially moving and inventive,” “a worthy addition to that sacred canon” — Gail...