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Vocal

Art Song

Baby Book (2017) 18'

six songs for soprano & piano

(also available for soprano & orchestra)

Award-winning song cycle on pregnancy, motherhood, & miscarriage

  1. Objects

  2. Children's Pool Game

  3. Quickening

  4. Great Aunt Dora

  5. Looking Out

  6. Searching

Heart (2020) 8'

for soprano & piano

On grief & loss

From Edna, With Love (2022) 10'

five songs for mezzo-soprano & piano

A cycle on love with many faces—fickle, fond, forlorn, and deeply comforting. Poetry by Edna St. Vincent Millay.

  1. Thursday

  2. Recuerdo

  3. Grown-up

  4. What Lips My Lips Have Kissed

  5. The Dream

My Own Vineyard (2020) 5'

for soprano & piano

On spirituality, morality, & sacred sexuality with poetry from "Song of Songs" and Rumi 

Songs for 2+ performers

In My Lonely Hours (2021) 4'

A duet for 2 sopranos / soprano & mezzo with piano

A dramatic song portraying the relationship between the Narrator and Loneliness personified.

In addition to lyrical melody, the song offers opportunity for dramatic speaking, sprechstimme, and improvisation.

Choral

Gloria (2020) 4' 

  • SATB choir, organ, & brass septet

  • SATB choir & piano

Mary's Dream (from "Astronomer Dreaming") (2021) 8'

SATB choir • flute, oboe, piano, strings, & percussion

This work may be programmed as a stand-alone piece. "Astronomer Dreaming" combines music, dance, theater, and visual art to portray the story of a girl's encounter with Galileo and their exploration of the universe and the human heart.

Three Robert Frost Songs (2014) 12'

a cappella SSATB choir

For Vocal Exploration

Balloon Interludes (2019)

any vocal ensemble (amateur or professional) of 8+ people

a vocal improvisation for "children" ages 1-100+ (part music, theater, & joke)

Opera

Orphée+ (2018) 

chamber orchestra + electronics + electric guitar (11 musicians)

an arrangement / reimagining based on Berlioz's revision of Gluck's original work

For Opera Columbus (Columbus, Ohio) and Against the Grain Theater (Toronto). This new full production pushes the boundaries of operatic presentation through digital sound augmentation, captivating choreography, video projections, and aerial artistry.