LARGE ENSEMBLE MUSIC

(INCLUDES WORKS FOR EIGHT OR MORE PERFORMERS WITH OR WITHOUT VOICE)

Alegrías 

(arr. for chamber orchestra) [2018]

Premiere: April 7, 2019: Cleveland Chamber Symphony: Steven C. Smith, conducting, with Verb Ballets. Maltz Performing Arts Center, Cleveland

RECORDING AVAILABLE

Meccanismo 

(3 oboes, English horn, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon) [2014]

Commissioned by Laura Koepke and Sarah Hamilton for the S.U.N.Y Fredonia Double Reed Ensemble

Premiere:  S.U.N.Y Fredonia Double Reed Festival in October, 2014 and presented at the 2015 convention of the International Double Reed Society in New York City

Baermusik  

(brass choir: piccolo trumpet, 2 C trumpets, Bb trumpet, 4 horns, 2 trombones, bass trombone, tuba, optional timpani) [2012]

Commissioned by N. David and Suzanne Larky in honor of the memory of Hans  Baer, former President of the Board of the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra.

Premiere: January 21, 2014, Philadelphia Brass, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

Sinfonia Concertante  

(2 solo oboes, solo bassoon, string orchestra or string quintet) [2010]

Commissioned by Dave and Sue Larky in honor of the memory of John W. Mack Premiered by Frank Rosenwein, Danna Sundet, Barrick Stees, Peter Otto, Emma  Shook, Stanley Konopka, Richard Weiss, and Scott Haigh, with Sasha Makila conducting, July 27, 2011.

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Valses Fantasques 

(eight-part clarinet choir) [2010]

Commissioned by Vandoren USA for the 2010 Clarinet Choir Festival, held at UCLA on November 6, 2010. Premiere conducted by Harvey Hermann.   Published by Jeanne, Inc.

Alegrías 

(oboe, accordion, two violins, viola, cello, bass, piano, percussion) [2009]

Commissioned in honor the 60th birthday of Jamie D. Ireland III,  Chairman of the  Board of the Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland, Ohio.  Premiered by Danna  Sundet, Joela Jones, Donna Lee, Ted Rounds, Peter Otto, Stanley Konopka,  Richard Weiss, and Scott Haigh with Sasha Makila conducting, July 27, 2011.

RECORDING AVAILABLE

Imajik! 

(Flute + Piccolo, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Bass, Percussion) [2006]

Commissioned by Kim Sherwin in honor of Laurel School.  

Premiere: December 5, 2010 at a Cleveland Composers Guild Concert, Lorain County Community College

Sinfonia for Choirs of Oboes and English horns

[2006]

Commissioned by the family, friends, and former students of renowned oboist John Mack for premiere at his memorial concert, November 5, 2006 at Severance Hall, Cleveland, Ohio, with 56 oboists and English hornists conducted by Steven Byess
Published by Jeanne, Inc.  

RECORDING AVAILABLE

Divertissement Anniversaire 

(Overture for string orchestra) [2002]

Commissioned in honor of the 125th Anniversary of Hendrix College.

Premiere: May 12, 2002: Karen Griebling conducting the Hendrix College Orchestra, Hendrix College, Conway, AR 

RECORDING AVAILABLE

Voices from the Other Side 

(Soprano & 8 Celli) [1999]

Commissioned for the CIM Cello Ensemble by Richard Aaron

Premiere: at the College of Wooster January 19, 2000 by the Cleveland Institute of Music Cello. Ensemble with Andrea Bargabos, Soprano.

Cantilena 

(Eight Celli) [1998]

Commissioned for the CIM Cello Ensemble by Richard Aaron.

Premiere: April 28, 1999 at the Cleveland Institute of Music by the C.I.M. Cello Ensemble. Included in the permanent repertoire of the Tarab Cello Ensemble, Rochester, NY

Noms et Chiffres (I) 

(full orchestra) [1996]

Amateur premiere by the Cleveland Heights Chamber Orchestra with Eric Berken conducting: May 10, 1998.

 

Noms et Chiffres (II) 

(full orchestra) [1996]

Featured piece for museum display Jotting Down: A Contemporary Woman's Journal at the Sandusky Cultural Center in April and May of 1998.

Le Cauchemar de Frère Jacques

(symphonic variation for full orchestra) [1995]

Composed for a Young People's Concert at the Pierre Monteux Memorial School with Sara Jobin conducting: July 1995.

Homages 

(Symphony Nº. 1 in three movements for full orchestra) [1989]

Commissioned by the Schenectady Symphony Orchestra

Premiere: November 19, 1989: Schenectady Symphony Orchestra, Charles Schneider conductor

Trees 

(Symphonic Suite for full orchestra) [1979]

Atalanta 

(Tone Poem for full orchestra) [1977]

First Prize, National Federation of Music Clubs Orchestral Composition Contest; premiered in August of 1978 by the Lancaster (Pa.) Symphony with Louis Vyner conducting, and in October of 1979 by the same forces. Also performed four times by Akron Symphony in November of 1997 with Eric Benjamin conducting.

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