(2016) wind ensemble YouTube


Commissioned by the Friends of HSPVA, written for the HSPVA Wind Ensemble, Stephen Crawford, conductor,first performed by them April 28, 2016, Denny Concert Hall, Houston, Texas.

(2016) solo percussion


Commissioned by Matthew Strauss

(2014) clarinet and tenor


Commissioned by Wichita State University for Sarunas Jankauskas and Randolph Lacy
first performed by them May 29, 2014, Wichita, Kansas.

Inside Information
(2014) saxophone quartet


Written for the Oasis Saxophone Quartet first performed by them November 14, 2015, Russell Hall, Cedar Falls, Iowa.

One Good Turn
(2013) clarinet and bassoon – 6’


Written for Richie Hawley, clarinet, and Benjamin Kamins, bassoon, first performed by them November 19, 2014, Duncan Recital Hall, Houston, Texas.

(2009) alto saxophone and piano – 10’ - YouTube


First performed by Mario Ciaccio and Simone Miotto, April 25, 2011, Jones Hall at the University of St. Thomas, Houston, Texas, presented by the Foundation Modern Music and the Italian Consulate of Houston

Rhapsody Tropes
(2009) solo tenor saxophone – 6’


Written for Richard Nunemaker
Recorded May 24, 2011, Houston, Texas

Sometimes Words
(2008) solo trombone -5’


Commissioned and premiered by Steve Parker
First performed January 3, 2009, the Red Room, Baltimore, Maryland

Caliban’s Closet
(2008) trombone and percussion – 8’


Commissioned by New York University for Sean Reed
First performed by Sean and Kae Reed October 22, 2008, on a Distinguished Faculty Concert, Frederick Loewe Theatre, New York, New York. Presented by the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development.

Flight of Fancy
(2003) horn and piano – 8’ - Listen


Written for William ver Meulen, premiered by William ver Meulen and Jon Kimura Parker
First performed October 15, 2003, Duncan Recital Hall, Houston, Texas

Liquid Dialogues
(1999) two alto flutes, doubling C flutes – 8’ - Listen


Commissioned by the Miyazawa Flute Company for Zawa!
First performed January 27, 2000, University of North Texas Recital Hall, Denton, Texas
Recorded by Zawa! December 13, 1999, Santa Barbara, California, CD released on                          Neuma Recordings 450-101, August 2001

Split 5 Ways
(1992) solo marimba – 10’


Commissioned and premiered by Ryszard Pusz
First performed August 19, 1993, Adelaide College School of Music Recital Hall, Adelaide, Australia
Released on "Percussion Down Under" CD, October, 1998

(1991) Double brass quintet and percussion – 6’ - Listen


Written for David Waters and the Shepherd Brass Ensemble
First performed November 20, 1991, Stude Concert Hall, Houston, Texas

Rate of Exchange
(1990) vibraphone and marimba – 9’


Commissioned and premiered by Duo Synergy
First performed June 15, 1991, House of Soviet Culture, Prague, Czechoslovakia

Portable Music
(1990) solo flute – 6’


Commissioned and premiered by Marilyn Mead
First performed September 18, 1991, on the Dame Myra Hess Concert Series, Chicago, Illinois, and simulcast on NPR

(1987) alto saxophone and piano – 10’


Written for and premiered by Duo Vivo (Laura Hunter and Brian Connelly)
First performed March 5, 1988, Kerrytown Concert Hall, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Alternating Currents
(1987) percussion and piano – 12’


Commissioned and premiered by Bricolage (David Colson and Susan Grace)
First performed November 10, 1987, Hamman Hall, Houston, Texas