flute, clarinet, saxophone, viola, cello, percussion, piano
How did the Rosetta spaceprobe get to comet 67P? It sure wasn't a straight line.
Inspired by Grieg’s Aase’s Death and Whitacre’s A Boy and a Girl, this piece is an effort to find meaning across repetitions of the same phrase.
A five-movement piece inspired by five paintings of trees by dutch artist Jacoba van Heemskerck.
piano, viola, clarinet -or - piano, violin, cello/bari sax
This piece moves from simplicity to saturation, and the natural to the industrial. Partially inspired by Diego Rivera’s Detroit Industry Murals.
Music for a short documentary by Oanh Vu of two stories about immigrating to the US.
open instrumentation (5-20 performers)
Music for a short film by Lauren Flynn and Andy Delany. A canon with shifting layers and colors for 5-20 performers. Performed in the recording by 18 musicians.
An expansive view of southwestern landscapes, sky, and stars.
solo bass, optional open instrumentation accomp.
This piece is written from the perspective of Old Survivor, a tree in Redwood Regional Park in Oakland, California. It's the only old-growth redwood left in the area after multiple rounds of logging.