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ORCHESTRA

Dancing Blue Crabs! (2017)
Commissioned by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Premiered by the Baltimore
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop, February 16 and 19, 2017.
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Symphony No. 3 (2015), 25 minutes
Commissioned by the Kansas City Symphony. Premiered by the Kansas City Symphony
conducted by Michael Stern, baritone Stephen Powell. May 13, 14, 15, 2016.
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baritone

Clarinet Concerto (2015), 20 minutes
Commissioned by the Philadelphia Orchestra. Premiered by the Philadelphia
Orchestra conducted by Yannick Nézet-Séguin, soloist Ricardo Morales, April 14-16,
2016.
Other Performances: ClarinetFest, August 3-7 2016; the Santa Barbara Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Nir Kabaretti, soloist Donald Foster, February 11, 12, 2017.
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Chamber Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (2015), 15 minutes
Commissioned by the Shriver Hall Concert Series. Gil Shaham, soloist. Premiered by
The Knights conducted by Eric Jacobson, February 14, 2016.
Other performances: The Knights conducted by Eric Jacobsen, soloist Gil Shaham,
Emory University, Atlanta, GA, February 20, 2016; The Knights conducted by Eric
Jacobsen, soloist Gil Shaham, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, February 21, 2016;
Towson University Symphony Orchestra conducted by Julien Benichou, soloist
Jeffrey Howard, Towson, MD, May 6,2016.
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Zohar (2015), 25 minutes
Commissioned by Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Carnegie
Hall, and the Deborah A. Kahn and Harris N. Miller Charitable Fund. Premiered by
the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano, soloists Jessica
Rivera and Nmon Ford, April 14 & 16, 2016.
Other Performances: the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert
Spano, baritone soloist Nmon Ford and soprano soloist Jessica Rivera, Carnegie
Hall, NY, April 30, 2016; the National Philharmonic conducted by Peter Gajewski,
baritone soloist Nmon Ford and soprano soloist Danielle Talamantes, Music Center
at Strathmore, MD, March 18, 2017.
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soprano, solo baritone

Symphony No. 2 (2014), 35 minutes
Commissioned by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Premiered by the Atlanta Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano, November 5, 7, 2015.
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Dark Bells (2013), 20 minutes
Commissioned by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra, Maryland State Arts
Council, and Peter Minkler. Premiered by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Constantine, soloist Peter Minker, May 10, 2014.
Other Performances: the Reading Symphony Orchestra conducted by Andrew
Constantine, October 29, 2016; the Baltimore Choral Arts Society conducted by
Tom Hall, October 30, 2016.
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Guitar Concerto (2013), 20 minutes
Commissioned by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Co-commissioned by the
Nashville Symphony Orchestra, the Reno Philharmonic, and Orquestra Sinfonica del
Principado de Asturias. Premiere by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra conducted by
Marin Alsop, soloist Manuel Barrueco, January 9 and 12, 2014.
Other performances: Orquestra Sinfonica del Principado de Asturias, conducted by
Andrew Grams, soloist Manuel Barrueco, May 1-2, 2014; the Nashville Symphony
Orchestra, conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero, soloist Manuel Barrueco, October 2,
3, 2015; Reno Philharmonic, conducted by Laura Jackson, soloist Manuel Barrueco,
November 8 & 10, 2015.
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Cello Concerto (2012), 20 minutes
Commissioned by the Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia. Premiered by the Chamber
Orchestra of Philadelphia conducted by Dirk Brossé, soloist Nina Kotova, Perelman
Theater, Kimmel Center for Performing Arts, Philadelphia, March 3-4, 2013.
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Concerto Grosso (2012), 15 minutes
Commissioned by the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra. Premiered March 16-17,
2013 by the Santa Barbara Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nir Kabaretti.
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2vln,vlc

Concerto for Two Percussionists and Orchestra (2011), 20 minutes
Commissioned by the Meehan-Perkins Percussion Duo. Co-commissioned by the River
Oaks Chamber Orchestra, the Baylor University Symphony and the Round Top Festival
Institute. Associate Commissioner Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra.Premiered
by the Texas Festival Orchestra conducted by Michael Stern, June 30, 2012.
Other Performances: the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Dirk Meyer,
soloists Todd Meehan and Doug Perkins, January 19, 2013; the River Oaks Chamber
Orchestra, soloist Todd Meehan, April 19 – 21, 2013; the Ypsilanti Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Adam C. Riccinto, Ann Arbor, MI, February 22, 2015.
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Hope: An Oratorio (2011), 65 minutes
Commissioned by the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts. Premiered by the
Chamber Orchestra of Philadelphia conducted by Roberto Minczuk, the Pennsylvania Girl
choir, the Mendelssohn Club, soloists Jessica Rivera, Jason Collins, David Linx and Leah
Dexter, Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, April 24, 2011.
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children’s choir

Flute Concerto (2011), 23 minutes
Commissioned by William Nerenberg and Dorothy Rosenthal. Premiered by the
Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Robert Spano, soloist Jeffery Khaner, Verizon Hall,
Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, March 4, 5 and 8, 2011.
Other performances: the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra conducted by Christpher
Zimmerman, soloist Christina Jennings, January 19, 2013; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Robert Spano, soloist Jeffrey Khaner, March 6 -7, 2014.
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Starburst (2010), 8 minutes
Commissioned by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Co-Commissioned by the Kansas
City Symphony Orchestra and the Orquesta de Extremadura. Premiered by the Baltimore
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Marin Alsop, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore,
MD, April 29 -30, 2010.
Other performances: the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Stern,
October 8-10, 2010; Orquesta de Extremadura conducted by Jesus Amigo, Badajoz,
Spain June 16, 2011, Caceres, Spain June 17, 2011; the Tucson Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Lior Shambadal, April 13-15, 2011; the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Stuart Malina, May 19-20, 2012; the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by Andrew Constantine, September 22, 2012; the Memphis Symphony
conducted by Mei-Ann Chen, February 22-23, 2013; the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony
conducted by Christopher Zimmerman, January 11-12, 2014; the American Youth Philharmonic
Orchestra conducted by Christopher Zimmerman, January 26, 2014; the Whatcom
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yaniv Attar, October 12, 2014; the New Jersey Capital
Philharmonic conducted by Daniel Spalding, December 31, 2014; the Reading Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Andrew Constantine, April 25, 2015; the Nashville Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Giancarlo Guerrero, November 11, 18, 19, 2016; the Kalamazoo
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Nir Kabaretti, April 1, 2017; the Atlanta Symphony
Orchestra conducted by Joseph Young, April 2017
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Trombone Concerto (2008), 20 minutes
Commissioned by Christopher Dudley. Premiered by the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra
conducted by Markand Thakar, soloist Christopher Dudley, Kraushaar Auditorium,
Goucher College, Towson, MD, November 1-2, 2008.
Other performances: Baltimore Chamber Orchestra conducted by Markand Thakar,
New York City, November 5, 2008.
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» Also available in piano version

Requiem for the Fallen (2008), 15 minutes
Commissioned by the Handel Choir of the Baltimore and Handel Society of Dartmouth
College. Premiered by the Chamber Orchestra of Baltimore and the Handel Choir of
Baltimore conducted by Markand Thakar and Melinda O’Neal, Kraushaar Auditorium,
Goucher College, Towson, MD, February 13, 2008.
Other performances: the Handel Society of Dartmouth College conducted by
Robert Duff, May 16, 2009 ; the Manchester Choral Society conducted by Dan Perkins,
Manchester, NH, May 16-17, 2015.
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Rush (2008), 8 minutes
Commissioned by Jeremiah German. Premiered by the IRIS Orchestra conducted by
Michael Stern, Germantown, TN, January 31, 2009.
Other performances: the Howard County High School Gifted and Talented Orchestra
conducted by Tim Reinhart, December 17, 2009; Columbia Orchestra conducted by
Jason Love, March 27, 2010; Concert Opéra de Toulon conducted by Daniel Klajner,
April 19, 2013; the IRIS Orchestra conducted by Michael Stern, Memphis, TN, March
15, 2014; Concert Opéra de Toulon conducted by Sergio Monterisi, September 27,
2014.
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Double Concerto (2007), 25 minutes
Harrisburg Symphony conducted by Stuart Malina, November 14,15, 2015.
Commissioned by the IRIS Orchestra, the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra,
the National Gallery of Art Orchestra, the Curtis Institute Orchestras, the Peabody
Institute of the Johns Hopkins University and Mr. Jeremiah German. Premiered by the
IRIS Orchestra conducted by Michael Stern, soloists Charles Wetherbee and Roberto
Diaz, Germantown, TN, March 29, 2008.
Other performances: the Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra conducted by Markand
Thakar, soloists Charles Wetherbee and Victoria Chiang, May 3, 2008; Curtis Institute
Orchestra conducted by Jose-Luis Novo, soloists Jose-Maria Blumenschein, Misha
Amory, December 5-6, 2008; Columbus (OH) Symphony Orchestra conducted by Delta
David Gier, soloists Charles Wetherbee and Roberto Diaz, April 16-17, 2010; National
Gallery of Art Orchestra conducted by Markand Thakar, soloists Charles Wetherbee
and Victoria Chiang, Novmber 13, 2011. Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra conducted
by Stuart Malina, Alex Kerr, violin, Michael Strauss, viola, November 14, 15, 2016; Fairfax
Symphony Orchestra conducted by Christopher Zimmerman, soloists TBA, 2016-17
season.
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Violin Concerto (2005), 23 minutes
Commissioned by the Columbus (OH) Symphony Orchestra, the Buffalo Philharmonic,
the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra, the National Repertory Orchestra, National Symphony
of Mexico, Mr. Robert Kent Scott and Mr. Jeremiah German. Premiered by the
Columbus Symphony Orchestra conducted by Markand Thakar, soloist Charles Wetherbee,
Ohio Theater, Columbus, OH, November 19-20, 2005.
Other performances: the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra conducted by Markand Thakar,
soloist Charles Wetherbee, February 8, 2006; October 17, 2006; Orquesta Sinfonica
Nacional de Mexico conducted by Enrique Diemecke, soloist Charles Wetherbee, June
23-25, 2006; National Repertory Orchestra conducted by JoAnn Falletta, soloist Charles
Wetherbee, August 2, 2006; the Kyoto Symphony Orchestra conducted by Junichi Hirokami,
soloist Charles Wetherbee, August 7, 2007; the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra
conducted by JoAnn Falletta, soloist Charles Wetherbee, October 29, 2008; Orquesta
de Extremadura conducted by Ann Manson, soloist Charles Wetherbee, November 21,
22, 2008; Boca Raton Philharmonic Symphonia conducted by Laura Jackson, soloist
Charles Wetherbee, April 19, 2009; Duluth-Superior Symphony Orchestra conducted by
Markand Thakar, soloist Charles Wetherbee, May 19, 2012; Amarillo Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Markand Thakar, soloist Charles Wetherbee, November 16-17, 2012.
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Symphony No. 1 (Forgotten Chants and Refrains) (2004), 20 minutes
Commissioned by the IRIS Orchestra. Premiered by IRIS Orchestra conducted by Michael
Stern, Germantown, TN, December 4-5, 2004.
Other performances: Kansas City Symphony Orchestra conducted by Michael Stern,
Kansas City, MO, May 19-21, 2006.
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Distant Reflections (2003), 11 minutes
Premiered by the Columbus Symphony Orchestra conducted by Jonathan Leshnoff,
soloist Charles Wetherbee, Ohio Theater, Columbus, OH, September 6, 2003.
Other performances: the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra conducted by Markand Thakar,
soloist Charles Wetherbee, Baltimore, MD, October 16, 2006.
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Hadran (1996), 15 minutes
Premiered by the Peabody Symphony Orchestra conducted by Hajime Teri Murai, Friedberg
Hall, Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, November
1, 1997.
Other performances: the Oakland East Bay Symphony Orchestra conducted by
Michael Morgan, Paramount Theater, Oakland, CA, May 10, 2000.
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BAND

Clarinet Concerto for Band, 20 minutes
Commissioned by “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, the United States
Air Force Band, the United States Navy Band, Temple University, Rowan University,
Marshall University, and Towson University
Other performances: United States Navy Band conducted by TBA, soloist TBA, spring
2017; Temple University Wind Ensemble conducted by Dr. Emily Threinen, soloist
Ricardo Morales, spring 2017; Rowan University Wind Ensemble conducted by Joseph
Higgins, soloist TBA, 2017.
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Horizons (2012),15 minutes
Commissioned by Millersville University, Pennsylvania. Premiered by Millersvile
University Wind Ensemble conducted by John Zarco, Lancaster, PA, October 11, 2012.
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Concerto for 5 Percussionists and Band: Converging Worlds (2002), 30 minutes
Premiered by “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band conducted by Col.
Timothy Foley, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College
Park, MD, February 15, 2004.
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CHAMBER

Radiance, In Memory of Christina Tarsell (2014), 14 minutes
Commissioned by Emily Tarsell. Premiered by Peter Minkler, Andrea Sokol, Blanka
Bednarz, Kristin Ostling, & Angela Lee, Chamber Music by Candlelight, Baltimore, MD,
May 2, 2015.
Other Performances: Bard College students and faculty, Bard College Conservatory
of Music, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, April 3, 2016.
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Four Dances (2014), 15 minutes
Commisioned by Judah Gudelsky, in honor of Eileen Marjorie Williams.
Premiered by Carpe Diem String Quartet, April 10 & 12, 2015, Columbus, OH.
» String Quartet

String Quartet No. 4 (2012), 20 minutes
Commissioned by the Carpe Diem String Quartet. Premiered by the Carpe Diem
String Quartet, National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, June 23, 2013.
Other Performances: Carpe Diem String Quartet, Columbus, OH, January 11, 2014;
the Carpe Diem String Quartet, Symphony Space, New York City, NY, February 1,
2014.
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Yiddish Suite (2011), 15 minutes
Commissioned by Dr. & Mrs. Claude Chemtob. Premiered by Gil and Orli Shaham,
Greater Washington Jewish Community Center, Rockville, MD, April 10, 2011.
Other performances: Gil & Orli Shaham, 92nd Street Y, New York City, NY, April 16,
2011; Andrea Albert & Blanka Bednarz, Dickenson College, Carlisle, PA, September
7, 2014.
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Clarinet/Viola/Piano Arrangement: Premiered by Concertante, Rose Lehrman Arts
Center, Harrisburg, PA, February 3, 2012.
Other performances: Concertante, Bolton Street Synagogue, Baltimore, MD, February
5, 2012; Concertante, Merkin Concert Hall, New York City, NY, February 6, 2012;
Donald Berman, Mary Ruth May, Michael Norsworthy, Boston Jewish Music Festival,
Killian Hall, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, March 7, 2012.
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String Quartet No. 3, The Miller-Kahn Quartet (2011), 20 minutes
Commissioned by Harris Miller and Deborah Kahn. Premiered by Draiblate String
Quartet, Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center, University of Maryland, College Park,
MD, June 26, 2011.
Other performances: the Gilad Karni Quartet, Newport Festival, Newport, RI, July 20,
2011
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String Orchestra Arrangement: Premiered by the Baltimore Chamber Orchestra
conducted by Markand Thakar, Kraushaar Auditorium, Goucher College, Towson,
MD, April 22, 2012; the String Orchestra of New York City, New York, April, 2013.

Nishmat Tzedek (A Righteous Soul) (2009), 18 minutes
Commissioned by George Eisenberg, Bill and Dorothy Nerenberg, Temple Israel
and St. Paul United Methodist Church. Premiered by Aeon Trio and Cantor Wendy
Shermet, Temple Israel, Omaha, NE, October 18, 2009.
Other performances: Aeon Trio and Cantor Wendy Shermet, St. Paul United
Methodist Church, Omaha, NE, November, 2009.
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Flute Concerto (flute/piano version) (2009), 23 minutes
Premiered by Jeffrey Khaner, National Flute Association Conference, New York City,NY,
August 13, 2009.
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Trombone Concerto (trombone/piano version) (2008), 20 minutes
Premiered by Christopher Dudley, Chamber Music by Candlelight, Second
Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD, October 12, 2008.
Other performances: Christopher Dudley, The Alessi Seminar, Fossano, Italy,
June 30, 2010.
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Theme and Variations on a Beloved Melody (2008), 15 minutes
Commissioned by Ms. Sarah Lowenstein. Premiered by Sarah Lowenstein, Peabody
Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, March 31, 2008.
Other performances: Sarah Lowenstein, An die Musik, Baltimore, MD, January 30,
2011; Peter Minkler and Lura Johnson, Music in the Great Hall Series, Unitarian Universalist
Church, Towson, MD, October 23, 2011; Peter Minkler and Lura Johnson, St.
Dunstan’s Episcopal Church, Bethesda, MD, October 22, 2012; Peter Minkler and Lura
Johnson, Chamber Music by Candlelight, Second Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, MD,
October 28, 2012.
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Six Miniatures for Violin and Percussion (2008), 15 minutes
Commissioned by Barry Dove. Premiered by Barry Dove and Lina Bahn, Corcoran
Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, September 13, 2000.
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String Quartet No. 2, the Edelman String Quartet (2008), 15 minutes
Commissioned by Family and Friends of Dr. & Mrs. Robert Edelman. Premiered by the
Carpe Diem String Quartet, Ohio Weslyan University New Music Series, Delaware, OH,
February 20, 2009.
Other performances: the Gliss String Quartet, Towson, MD, April 1, 2009; Baltimore
Symphony musicians, Baltimore, MD, November 22, 2009; the Carpe Diem String
Quartet, Austin, TX, September 10-11, 2010; Delaware, OH, September 19, 2010; Saginaw,
MI, September 25, 2010; Bryan, TX, October 21, 2010; Leeds, England, November
14-16, 2010; Red Oak, IA, November 19, 2010; Seattle, WA, November 23, 2010;
Los Angeles, CA, January 10-12, 2011; Philadelphia Orchestra musicians, Philadelphia,
PA, February 27, 2011.
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String Orchestra Arrangement: Premiered by the String Orchestra of New York City
(SONYC), St. Peters Church, New York City, NY, October 17, 2010.
Other performances: the String Orchestra of New York City, November 4, 2010;
September 18, 2011.

Song Without Words (2006), 6 minutes
Commissioned by Mr. Jeremiah German. Premiered by Boris Chernyshev andBetsy
Husby, Duluth, MN, April 5, 2009.
Other performances: Boris Chernyshev and Betsy Husby, Minneapolis, MN, January 10,
2010; Bloomington, IL, March 16, 2010; Madison, WI, March 18, 2010; Michael Sheppard
and Darius Skoraczewski, Baltimore, MD, February 28, 2010, March 15, 2010.
» vlc/pf

Five Things My Children Asked Me (2006), 20 minutes
Commissioned by Mr. Jeremiah German. Premiered by Syrinx Chamber Players, Philadelphia
Chamber Music Society, American Philosophical Society, the Philadelphia, PA,
February 28, 2008.
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String Sextet (2006), 20 minutes
Commissioned by the Friends of Linda Shapiro Chemtob. Premiered by Concertante,
Harrisburg Area Community College, Harrisburg, PA, May 4, 2007.
Other performances: Concertante, House concert, Baltimore MD, May 5, 2007;
Merkin Concert Hall, New York City, NY, May 6, 2007.
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String Quartet No. 1, the Pearl German String Quartet (2005), 20 minutes
Commissioned by Mr. Jeremiah German. Premiered by Carpe Diem String Quartet,
Baltimore, MD, January 29, 2006.
Other performances: the Carpe Diem String Quartet, Delaware, OH, January 31, 2006;
Jackson, MI, February 12, 2006; Columbus, OH, October 8, 2006; Delaware, OH,
October 10, 2006; Bloomington, IL, November 19, 2006; Stevenville, TX, January 22,
2007, Columbus, OH, May 14-15, 2010.
» String Quartet

Cosmic Variations on a Haunted Theme (2003), 13 minutes
Premiered by Opus 3 Trio, Hearst Hall, National Cathedral, Washington, DC,March 30,
2003.
Other performances: Snake River Chamber Festival, CO, August 10, 2003;
Washington, DC, October 29, 2006.
» vln/vlc/pf

Seven Glances at a Mirage (2003), 8 minutes
Premiered by Strata Trio, Clarinet Fest, University of Maryland, College Park, MD July
22, 2004.
Other performances: Strata Trio, New York City, NY, November 21, 2010.
» cl/vln/pf

Music for Violin and Metal (2003), 12 minutes
Premiered by the New York Percussion Ensemble and David Fulmner, Riverside
Church, New York City, NY, January 5, 2004.
» vln/4perc

Night Whispers (2003), 8 minutes
Premiered by Terry and Laurel Ewell, International Double Reed Society, Greensboro,
NC, June, 2003.
Other performances: Terry and Laurel Ewell, Towson, MD, February 22, 2004;
Morgantown, WV, March 28, 2004.
» fl/bsn

Five Portraits (Sonata for Saxophone and Piano) (2003), 16 minutes
Commissioned by David Stambler and the Margot Music Fund. Premiered by David
Stambler, National Saxophone Alliance Convention, Greensboro, NC, April 28, 2004.
Other performances: David Stambler, State College, PA, April, 2004; Towson, MD,
March 9, 2004; Baltimore, MD, June 7, 2005; State College, PA, January, 2007;
Maureen Walsh, Baltimore, MD November 1, 2007; David Stambler, State College,
PA, August 27, 2010; Potsdam, NY, October 1, 2010; State College, PA, November,
2010; Columbia, SC, Spring, 2011.
» sax/pf

Wadi Valley Echoes (2002), 11 minutes
Premiered by the So Percussion Quartet, Yale British Art Center, New Haven, CT,
January 20, 2003.
Other performances: So Percussion Quartet, Cleveland, OH, October 22, 2003,
Baltimore, MD, November 13, 2003; New York City, NY, January 13, 2004; Baylor
University School of Music Percussion Ensemble, Waco, TX, April, 2005; November
5, 2007.
» 4perc

Cosmic Echoes (2002), 8 minutes
Premiered by the Steven Hendrickson and Bill Neal, National Presbyterian Church,
Washington, DC, February 23, 2003. Other performances: Brandon Eubank and
Michael Lodico, Washington, DC, May 5, 2010; Rene Hernandez and James Anthony,
Baltimore, MD, September 23, 2008.
» tpt/org

…without a chance (2002), 8 minutes
Premiered by Members of the “President’s Own” United States Marine Band Percussion
Section, George Mason Masonic Lodge, Alexandria, VA, February 23, 2003.
Other performances: University of Maryland Percussion Ensemble, College Park, MD,
May 14, 2004; Percussive Arts Society Day of Percussion, July 21, 2005, University
of Maryland Percussion Ensemble, December 7, 2005; Indiana University Percussion
Ensemble, Bloomington, IN October 29, 2007; over 10 additional performances by
percussion ensembles in the USA.
» 3perc

Racing Pulse (2001), 17 minutes
Premiered by the 20th Century Consort conducted by Christopher Kendall, Hirshorn
Museum of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, January 26, March 30, 2004
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VOCAL

Monica Songs (2012), 20 minutes
Commissioned by Sandra Hyslop. Co-commissioned by the Friends of Monica and
the Carnegie Hall Corporation, in memory of Monica Langhammer (1965-2003).
Premiered by Jessica Rivera, soprano and Robert Spano, piano, Carnegie Hall, NY
October 29, 2013.
Other performances: Jessica Rivera, soprano and Robert Spano, piano, October
13, 2013, Hertz Hall, Berkeley, CA; October 17, 2013, Bailey Hall, Atlanta, GA;
October 20, 2013, Smothers Theatre, Malibu, CA; October 26, 2013, Memorial Hall,
Cincinnati, OH.
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CHORAL

A Lover and His Lass (2008), 6 minutes
Commissioned by Mr. Jeremiah German. Premiered by Towson University Chorale
conducted by Karen Kennedy, Towson University, Towson, MD, May, 2008.
» SAT B

Song of Songs (2007), 4 minutes
Commissioned by Mr. Jeremiah German. Premiered by the Towson University
Chorale conducted by Karen Kennedy, Towson University, Towson, MD, May 8, 2007.
Other performances: Handel Society of Dartmouth College, Robert Duff, conductor,
New Haven, CT, March 2, 2008.
» SAT B

Etz Chaim (2007), 3 minutes
Commissioned by Mr. Jeremiah German. Premiered by the Towson University
Chorale, conducted by Karen Kennedy, Towson University, Towson, MD, October 14
and 21, 2007.
» SAT B

SOLO

Three Minute Chaconne (2011), 3 minutes
Commissioned by the Johansen International Competition for Young String Players.
Premiered at the competition by approximately 30 finalists, March 22-23, 2012,
Washington, D.C.
Other performances: Shen Tzu-Yu, viola, Shanghai, China, February 17, 2012; Jung
Min Choi, violin, Philadelphia, PA, March 13, 2012; Santiago Canon Valencia, cello,
Auckland, New Zealand, May 6, 2012, Peter Minkler, viola, Bethesda, MD, October
22, 2012.
» solo violin or solo viola or solo violincello

Silhouettes (2003), 6 minutes
Premiered by Marguerite Levin, clarinet, International Clarinet Association
Convention, Salt Lake City, UT , July, 7, 2003.
Other performances: Marguerite Levin, Towson University, Towson, MD, September
7, 2003.
» solo clarinet

Run (2002), 14 minutes
Premiered by Janice Potter, marimba with over 45 performances at private and
educational venues in IL, OH, NY, CT, FL, LA, KY, TX, AK, MI, OK, MD and DC since
October, 2003.
Other performances: Svetoslav Stoyanov, Baltimore, MD, March, 2002; Danny
Villanueva, College Park, MD, April 23, 2005; Darren Bastian, Tempe, AZ, October 29,
2007.
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