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World of Dinosaurs (2011) 10 Movements, 37 min. total - listen:
6- T-rex orig. melodies
by fourth graders Sam S., Evan M. and Alipati T. 6- T-rex orchestra version
2222/4331/timp, 5 perc, strings
Commissioned by the Orchestra of Southern Utah, Cedar City, Utah, 2009 with support from the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation
Co-written with Keith Bradshaw in collaboration with elementary students in Laie, HI and Cedar City, UT
Premieres 2/12/11, 2/24/11 Orchestra of Southern Utah, Cedar City, UT
Hawaii Premiere 3/22/11 BYUH Chamber Orchestra with members of the Honolulu Symphony, Laie, HI
Movements: 1-Quetzalcoatlus 2-Elasmosaurus 3-Argentinosaurus 4-Qantassaurus 5-Parasaurolophus 6-T-rex 7-Triceratops 8-Archaeopteryx 9-Cryolophosaurus 10-Utahraptor
Chaconne for Orchestra (2006, rev. 2007) listen: beginning Ι middle Ι end Ι all
3333/4331/timp, 2 perc, strings. 12 min.
Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute 2007
Premiere Nov. 2007 by Minnesota Orchestra, Osmo Vanska cond., Orchestra Hall, Minneapolis, MN
Broadcast on Performance Today, Nov. 2007 and May 2008
Jubilus (2002, rev. 2004) listen: beginning Ι middle
3333/4331/timp, 3 perc, hp, pno, strings. 8 min.
2004 Whitaker New Music Readings, American Composers Orchestra
Honorable Mention, 2003 Minnesota Orchestra Reading Sessions
2003 Dean’s Prize for Orchestral Composition at Indiana University
Reading 5/20/04 by American Composers Orch., Jeffrey Milarsky cond.,
Miller Theater at Columbia University, New York, NY
Descending Field (1999)
2222/4221/timp, 2 perc, hp, pno, strings. 12 min.
Premiere 3/20/99 with Brendan Merrick conducting at Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
Hall of Mirrors (2012) 12 min. - listen:
For chamber ensemble (1111 1000 pc pno 11111)
Commissioned by the Albany Symphony
Premiere 5/20/12 Troy Savings Bank Music Hall, Troy, NY, David Alan Miller, cond.
Movements for Violin and Piano (2010) 24 min. - listen:
Proprioception (2003-2005) 25 min. - listen:
fl, cl, s.sx, a.sx, tp, hn, tb, pc, hp, pn, strings. 22 min.
Premiere 4/8/05 Composer cond., Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Synapse (2005) 10 min. - listen: beginning
Ι middle Ι all Ι download score
pn, vn, vc
Commissioned by Jordania Trio and Southern Virginia University Trio
Premiere 2/10/05 and 2/11/05 by SVU Trio (Mark Taylor, Julia Goudimova and Tracey Bradshaw) at Southern Virginia University in Buena Vista, VA and Washington Lee University in Lexington, VA
Performed 4/8/05 by Jordania Trio (Melinda Baird, Brian Stucki and Kasia Sokol) at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Deep Wood (2004) 4 min. - listen
for solo contrabass. 4 min.
Commissioned by Nathan Wood
Premiere 2/28/04 and 3/4/04 by Nathan Wood at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
TrioTrioTrio (2003) 8 min.
fl, b.cl, tpt, trb, va, cb
Earth Has No Sorrow (2002) 12 min. - listen: beginning Ι end
fl, cl, b.cl, bsn, perc, hp, pno, 2vn, va, vc, cb
Premiere 2/23/02 Kelly Corcoran conducting, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Repercussions (2001) 3 min.
4Tpt, Trb, B. Trb, B. Drum
Premiere 2/23/02 Composer cond. at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Diversion for String Quartet (1998) 5 min.
Premiere 3/20/99 by The Aspen String Quartet (Ingrid Scherer, Heidi Keith, Christopher Lewis and Kurt Scherer), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
More Than What We Seem (2012) 5 min. - Watch on youtube
for SSA children's choir
Commissioned by Esther Macy for the Ko'olauloa Children's Chorus
Premieres in Xi'an and Shanghai China, June 2012
Come (2009) 9 min. - listen
for SSAATTBB choir
Commissioned by Glenn Gordon for the Melbourne Chamber Singers
Premiere 8/16/09 Faye Dumont cond. in Melbourne, Australia
Osanna, Alleluia (2008) 12 min.
Winter Song (1999) 5 min. - listen
for mixed choir (12 parts)
2002 Contemporary Vocal Ensemble Choral Composition Award at IU
Premiere 4/18/00 Composer cond. at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Performed 3/9/03 by the Contemporary Vocal Ensemble, Carmen Tellez cond. at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Great King of Heaven (1996) 2 min. - listen
for men’s chorus, a capella
Premiere 10/24/03 by Brigham Young University Idaho Men’s Chorus, Randall Kempton conducting, Rexburg, ID
Performed 2/27/04, and 3/20/04 by BYUI Men’s Chorus, Randall Kempton conducting, Rexburg, ID
The Dead Praying for Me (2010) 19 min. - published in "songs/cycles" buy score listen:
Delights and Shadows (2006) 15 min. - listen:
Ah Sunflower! (2003) 4 min.
for tenor and 2 percussionists
Songs of Hannah (2001) 9 min. - listen:
II. For This Child I Prayed
III. My Heart Rejoiceth in the Lord
for 2 Sopranos, a capella
Commissioned by Diane Reich and Rebekkah Valentine
Premiere 4/20/01 by Diane Reich and Rebekkah Valentine, Bloomington, IN
Performed 2/23/02 Diane Reich and Rebekkah Valentine, Bloomington, IN
Performed 4/29/04 by Lisa Lowry and Rebekkah Valentine, Bloomington, IN
Haiku Sketches (1998) 13 min.
for Alto, Viola and Vibraphone
Premiere 3/20/99 by Larke Cowart, Christopher Lewis and Tiffany Bourgeois at BYU, Provo, UT
Restrictions (2001) 10 min.
for solo piano
Premiere 3/27/01 by Winston Choi at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Performed 2/23/02 by Melinda Baird at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
2 Pieces for Solo Piano (1999) 5 min.
Premiere 3/20/99 by Joshua Bradshaw at BYU, Provo, UT
Piano Duet No. 1 (1997) 2 min.
for one piano, four hands
Premiere 3/20/99 by Brian Elkins and Nathan Fifield at BYU, Provo, UT
electronic and interactive works
Seventy Times Seven (2005) 15 min. - listen (268 KB)
for seven winds, one player and MAX/MSP
Commissioned by Bret Pimentel
Premiere 4/8/05 by Bret Pimentel at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Syrinx (2004) 6 min. - listen and watch (12.3 MB)
video with 5.1 sound diffusion
Premiere 1/29/05 at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
original video samples (big avi files): cardinal dove
Thanks to Sue Anne Zollinger and Tobias Riede for the original video material. Read the article
which resulted from their video research (take a look at Movie 1 in Supporting Information).
Last Laugh (2003) electronic media. 5 min.
Mumblings Over _ (2002) electronic media. 5 min.
Unapholstered Jupiter (1997)
for electronic tape. 4 min.
Premiere 3/20/99 at Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
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