In the Midst of Life

In the Midst of Life

In the Midst of Life. 2023. SATB a cappella, 15′. Text from the Book of Common Prayer. Commissioned by the William Ferris Chorale, Christopher Windle, Artistic and Music Director. Premiered by them 5 May 2023, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Chicago, and 7 May...
Jubilate Deo, for chamber orchestra

Jubilate Deo, for chamber orchestra

Jubilate Deo, for chamber orchestra. 2022. 2222–2200–timp–str, 5’30”. Premiered 22 Oct 2022 by the Susquehanna Symphony Orchestra, Sheldon Bair conducting. This is a transcription for chamber orchestra of my 2019 choral work, Jubilate Deo, celebrating 40...
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

Beginning at 7:24, the premiere of Thirty Variations on a Theme of Bartók by Kile Smith, Milena Urban, piano, Community Music School of Collegeville, 23 Apr 2022. Thirty Variations on a Theme of Bartók. For piano. 35′. Commissioned by the Community Music School...