Selective List of Compositions

Opera | Chorus | Chamber | Solo | Multimedia


Opera

Cold Hands

2014-2015. 19 minutes. Chamber Opera featuring Soprano & Baritone with Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, French Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion, Harp, and String Quartet)

o   April 10, 2015. Pittsburgh Opera Headquarters, Pittsburgh, PA.

o   Awarded 2nd Place for the 2016 American Prize in Composition—Opera, Theater, Film—Student Division


Chorus

Mariposa

2017. 4 minutes 15 seconds. Four-part Male Choir (Counter Tenor, Tenor, Baritone, & Bass). Based on Edna St. Vincent Millay’s poem, Mariposa.

 Life

2013-2014. Three-part Female Choir (Soprano, Mezzo, and Alto). Based on Charlotte Brontë’s poem, Life.

o   April 26, 2013. Honors/Senior Recital at Smith College, Northampton, MA.


Orchestra

The Orchestra Pit

2017. ~10 minutes. Full Orchestra (Winds 3-2-2-2, Brass 4-3-3-1, Timpani, 3 Percussion, and Strings). Commissioned by the Durham Medical Orchestra.

o   December 10, 2017. Baldwin Hall, Durham, NC.

 

Dreaming Sequence

2015. 11 minutes. Full Orchestra (Winds 2-2-2-2, Brass 4-3-2-1, Timpani, 2 Percussion, and Strings)

o   March 11, 2015. Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh, PA.


Chamber

Hand Carved Names and Railroad Tracks

2019. ~8 minutes. String Quartet.

o   August 9, 2019. MACM Hall, Mahidol University College of Music, Bangkok, Thailand.

o   Finalist for the 15th Thailand International Composers Competition “Rapee Sagarik Composition Prize”

 

Obsessive Snapshots

2019. 6 minutes. Flute, Trumpet, Violin, Marimba, and Piano

o   July, 12, 2019. Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston: MATCH, Houston, TX.

 

Still Whispers and Tangents

2018. ~6 minutes. Alto Saxophone, Electric Guitar, Vibraphone, and Piano. Written for Hypercube.

o   September 20, 2018. Nelson Music Room, Duke University, Durham, NC.

 

Of Some Consequence

2017. ~4 minutes. Violin Duo. Commissioned by the Five College New Music Festival.

o   September 9, 2017. Bowker Auditorium, UMASS-Amherst, Amherst, MA.

 

Returning Pieces

2016. 6 minutes. Percussion Quartet.

o   December 4, 2016. Baldwin Hall, Durham, NC.

 

The Canary Who Sang

2016. 7 minutes & 20 seconds. String Quartet

o   Won and Selected for Juventas New Music Ensemble’s Freedom of Speech Concert

o   February 9, 2019. First Church, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Long Distance

2016. 8 minutes. Bb Clarinet, Violin, and Piano. Commissioned by Zodiac Trio.

o   June 8th, 2019. Berklee College of Music for the IAWM and FT&M15 joint conference Women, Feminists, and Music: Transforming Tomorrow Today, Boston, Massachusetts

o   March 7, 2019. Poindexter Hall at the Mississippi University for Women’s Music by Women Festival, Columbus, Mississippi

o   July 13, 2017. Église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur, La Bolline, Valdeblore, France.

 

 

Lost Thoughts

2015. 6 minutes. Bb Clarinet, Bassoon, Trumpet, Trombone, Vibraphone, Violin, & Double Bass.

o   March 11, 2017. Baldwin Hall, Durham, NC.

 

Fire and Ice

2014. ~6 minutes. Soprano Solo, Baritone Solo, Flute, Viola, & Piano.

o   June 14, 2014. Middlebury Performing Arts Center, Middlebury, Vermont.

o   Vermont Classical Radio Broadcast of Fire and Ice Song Cycle

 

Farewell

2013-2014. 8 minutes. String Quartet.

o   May 8, 2014. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

New Beginnings

2013. Violin and Piano.

o   March 9, 2014. Women Composers Festival of Hartford, Oak Cultural Center Hartford, CT.

o   May 2013. Honors/Senior Recital at Smith College, Northampton, MA.

 

Vexations

2012. 2 minutes. Flute, Oboe, Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Guitar, & Double Bass. Contribution to 2012 Vexations Project.

o   September 5, 2012. John Cage Centennial Celebration, Torp Theatre, Central Connecticut State University, Hartford, Connecticut.

 

Partita on a Theme of Persichetti Duo (chitarra e pianoforte)*

2012. Guitar & Piano.

    • 2nd Annual Persichetti Festival in Falconara (The Marche), Italy - Partita on a Theme of Persichetti Duo (chitarra e pianoforte)

    • 2nd Annual Persichetti Festival in Falconara in Torricella Peligna (Abruzzo), Italy - Partita on a Theme of Persichetti Duo (chitarra e pianoforte)

    • Sulmona (Abruzzo), Italy for Partita on a Theme of Persichetti Duo (chitarra e pianoforte)


Solo

Rhythmic Thoughts

2013-2014. Double Bass.

o   December 4, 2016. Nelson Music Room, Duke University, Durham, NC.

o   December 8, 2014. Slippery Rock University, PA.

 

Street Music

2014. Piano. Commissioned by Pablo Amorós

o   October 30th, 2014. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

In the Dark

2012. Solo Bass paired with choreography by the Mere Cunningham Dance Company.

o   Fall 2012. Bowker Auditorium at UMASS-Amherst.


Multimedia

Perspectives on An Optical Poem

2015. Solo Violin and Film. Commissioned by Christin Danchi for the Time and Space project.

o   April 29, 2015. Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

o   Won 2015 Rembacher Outreach Competition for Time and Space featuring Perspectives on An Optical Poem