Orchestral Works

Op. 694Autumn Sun Canticle (2006) for Solo Trumpet and Orchestra
2.2.2.2/0.0.0.0/1perc/strings
5.25 min.

Colby Cooman, trumpet; Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra; Nancy Stelau, conductor

Dedication: in memory of Bob Stata

Commission: Commissioned by The Commission Project

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 538Beyond All Knowing (2003) for Chamber Orchestra
0.0.2.0/0.0.0.0/1perc/strings
8 min.

Dedication: for Matthew Burt

Commission: Commissioned by Richard Mason

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 595Clarinet Concerto (2004) for Solo Clarinet and String Orchestra14 min.
  • Supplication
  • Jubilee

Dedication: for Angela Occhionero

Commission: Commissioned by Harrison Nelson

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 110Concerto for Bass Saxophone and Strings (1999) for Solo Bass Saxophone and String Orchestra20 min.
  • Chaconne: “…a continuum of dreams…”
  • Cadenza
  • Toccata

Dedication: for Andreas van Zoelen

Commission: Commissioned by Andreas van Zoelen with support from the Broeker Fund for New Music

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 692Concerto for Portatif Organ and Strings (2006) for Solo Portatif Organ and String Orchestra14 min.

Nancy Granert, organ; Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra; Robert Mealy, leader/director

Dedication: for Nancy Granert

Commission: Commissioned by the Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra, Robert Mealy, director

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 233Concerto Grosso (2000) for Solo Group (flute, clarinet, horn, violin, cello) and Orchestra
2.2.2.2/4.2.2.1/timp.1perc/strings
10 min.

Hochstein Faculty Soloists; Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra; Nancy Strelau, conductor

Dedication: for Nancy Strelau and the Hochstein Youth Symphony Orchestra

Commission: Commissioned for the Hochstein Music School

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 928Concerto in modo antico (2011) for Recorder (Soprano/Tenor) and Strings9 min.
  • Estampie
  • Aria
  • Echo Gigue
  • Ground (in memoriam Lee Hoiby)
  • Estampie da capo

Dedication: for John Turner

Commission: Commissioned by John Turner

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 542Desiring the Solicitude of Rain (2003-04) for Solo Tenor and Chamber Orchestra
0.1.1.0/1.1.0.0/1perc/strings
10.5 min.

Text by Kathleen Wakefield

Dedication: for John

Commission: Commissioned by John McMunn

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 762Enchanted Tracings (Piano Concerto No. 2) (2008) for Solo Piano and Wind Ensemble
2+Picc.2+Eh.2+Bcl.2+Cbn/4.3.2.1/timp.2perc
15 min.
  • Murky Waters
  • The Forgotten
  • Casting Infinity

Dedication: for Walter Simmons, a hero for the cause of American music

Commission: Commissioned for Donna Amato, piano, the Carnegie Mellon Wind Ensemble, Denis Colwell, conductor; Keith Kirchoff, piano, the Harvard Wind Ensemble, Thomas G. Everett, Mark Olson, conductors; and Nora Skuta, piano, the Slovak Radio Symphony Winds, Kirk Trevor, conductor

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 763Fanfare for DGF (2008) for Orchestra
2+Picc.2.2.2/4.2.2.1/timp.2perc/strings
0.5 min.

Dedication: for Drew Gilpin Faust on her inauguration as the 28th president of Harvard University

Commission: Commissioned by the Harvard Band Foundation

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1000Flax-Golden Tales (2013) for Storyteller and Chamber Orchestra
1.1.1.1/1.1.1.1/1perc/pno/string 5tet
13 min.

Text by Erin Morgenstern

  • In tandem (Ricercare)
  • Ideas (Rondo)
  • Borne back ceaselessly into the past (Chaconne)
  • Fairy trap (Scherzo)
  • Where the sidewalk doesn’t end (Aria and Chorale)

Alecia Batson, storyteller; CLARET; Jeffrey Grossman, conductor

Dedication: for Joel Sachs and the New Juilliard Ensemble

Commission: Commissioned by the New Juilliard Ensemble

Op. 691Flute Concerto (2006) for Solo Flute and Orchestra
2(picc).2+Eh.2+Bcl.2/4.2.2.1/2perc.pno/strings
12.5 min.
  • Chanson
  • Fantasy Variations

Dedication: for Judith von Hopf

Commission: Commissioned by Judith von Hopf for the Kiev Philharmonic

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 775Flying Machine (2008) for Orchestra
2+Picc.2+Eh.2+Bcl.2+Cbn/4.3.3.1/2perc.timp/hp.pno/strings
8 min.

Dedication: for James Yannatos

Commission: Commissioned by the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra in celebration of its 200th anniversary

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1009Folk Fantasies (2005/13) for Solo Violin, Percussion, and String Orchestra12 min.
  • Highland Ballad (Scotland)
  • Ceremonial (Nigeria)
  • Circle Dance (America)

Dedication: for Chloé Trevor

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 229Invocation (2000) for Solo Flute and String Orchestra2.5 min.

Dedication: for Laurel Ann Maurer

Commission: Commissioned by The Provence Society

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 72Joy of Humankind: Brief Transport for Orchestra (1998) for Orchestra
2.2.1.1/2.2.1.1/pno/strings
2.5 min.

Czech Radio Symphony; Vladimír Válek, conductor

Dedication: for Shirley Cooman, Lew and Dot Wallace, and in memory of John Pierce and Frank Cooman

Commission: Commissioned by Mrs. Lucy Hodges and the Hodges Fund for the Czech Radio Symphony

Publisher: Conners Publications

Op. 247Leaves of Light (2001) for String Orchestra (young performers)5 min.
  • Chant
  • Outcry
  • Meditation

Dedication: for Jim Signorile

Commission: Commissioned by The Southfield School

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 994Lilac Jubilee (2012) for Orchestra
3+picc.3+Eh.3+Bcl.4/4.4.3.1/4perc.timp/hp.pno/strings
6.5 min.

Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra; David Harman, conductor

Dedication: for David Harman

Commission: Commissioned by the Rochester Philharmonic Youth Orchestra

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1068Liminal (Symphony No. 4) (2014) for Orchestra
0.0.0.0/2.2.2.1/2hp/strings
22 min.

Dedication: for Augusta Read Thomas

Commission: Commissioned by the AR Trust

Publisher: Soundspells Productions

Op. 781Miacomet Dreaming (2008) for Orchestra
2.2.2+Bcl.2/2.2.2.1/1perc/strings
6 min.

Dedication: for Loretta and Kyle

Commission: Commissioned by New Music Tomorrow

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 244Night Songs (2001) for Chamber Orchestra
1.0.1.1/1.1.0.0/strings
8 min.

Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Vit Micka, conductor

Dedication: for Gian Carlo Menotti on his 90th birthday

Commission: Commissioned by St. Michael’s Chamber Orchestra with a grant from the Hogwood Fund

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 521Orbital (2003) for Orchestra
2.2.2.2/2.2.2.0/1perc/3obbligato vlns/strings
4 min.

Dedication: for Georges Lentz

Commission: Commissioned by New Music Tomorrow

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 649Piano Concerto (2005) for Solo Piano and Strings
(quintet or orchestra)
9 min.

Dedication: for Symphonic Underground, in celebration of the Mozart Year 2006

Commission: Commissioned by Symphonic Underground

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 652Pittsburgh Concerto (2005) for Orchestra
3(picc).2+Eh.3+Bcl.2+Cbn/4.3.3.1/3perc.timp/pno/strings
10 min.

Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic; Efraín Amaya, conductor

Dedication: for Amy Stabenow

Commission: Commissioned by the Carnegie Mellon School of Music

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 580Remembering Tomorrow: Trombone Concerto (2004) for Solo Trombone and Orchestra
2.1.1.1/1.1.0.0/1perc.timp/strings
10 min.

Robert Kozánek, trombone; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Kirk Trevor, conductor

Dedication: for Haim Avitsur

Commission: Commissioned by Haim Avitsur

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1051Sagebrush Celebration (2014) for Orchestra
2+Picc.2.2+BCl.2/4.2.3.1/2perc.timp/hp/strings
3.75 min.

Slovak National Symphony Orchestra; Kirk Trevor, conductor

Dedication: for the Carson City Symphony, David Bugli, music director, on its 30th anniversary

Commission: Commissioned by the Carson City Symphony

Publisher: Soundspells Productions

Op. 134Sea Findings (1999) for Solo Contrabass and Orchestra
1.1.eh.0.1/0.0.0.0/strings
4.5 min.

Dedication: for P. Kellach Waddle

Commission: Commissioned by the Broeker Fund for New Music for P. Kellach Waddle

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 811Shawkemo Dreaming (2009) for String Orchestra5.25 min.

Dedication: for Robert Moran

Commission: Commissioned for the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1083Shoreline Rune (2014) for String Orchestra and Harp
hp/strings
5 min.

Dedication: for Judith Weir on her 60th birthday

Publisher: Soundspells Productions

Op. 263Silver Lagoons: Trumpet Concerto (2001) for Solo Trumpet and Orchestra
2.2.2.2/2.0.2.0/strings
16 min.
  • Prelude-Visions
  • Soliloquy
  • Prophesies-Vignettes (for Jeffrey Silberschlag)

Bruce Briney, trumpet; Knox-Galesburg Symphony; Bruce Polay, conductor

Dedication: in memory of William Mathias and Olivier Messiaen

Commission: Commissioned with support from Louise Sandowska Taylor

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 1010Sinfonia Concertante (2013) for Solo Violin and String Orchestra11 min.
  • Estampie
  • Aria
  • Echo Gigue (and Cadenza)
  • Ground (in memoriam Lee Hoiby)
  • Estampie da capo

Dedication: for Walter and Ronnie

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 307Songlines, Sun Dreaming (2001) for Orchestra
3.2.2+Bcl.2/4.2.2.1/1perc/strings
7 min.

Dedication: for Peter Sculthorpe

Commission: Commissioned by the Hodges Fund

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 550Spectrum (2003-04) for Concerto-Cantata for Oboe, Chorus, and Chamber Orchestra
Solo Oboe, SATB Chorus, Solo Mezzo-Soprano, and Chamber Orchestra (1.1.0.0/1.1.0.0/2perc/strings)
17 min.

Text by Richard Leach

  • In the Beginning
  • Rainbow
  • Darkness is Not Dark
  • The Man Born Blind
  • The Sun Grew Dark
  • Easter
  • The City With No Night

Toni Marie Marchioni, oboe; Andrea Coleman, mezzo-soprano; JK Paine Players; Marisa Green, conductor

Dedication: for friends and colleagues, 2000-04

Commission: Commissioned with the support of Thomas Masterman

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 19Suite for Strings (1995) for String Orchestra (young performers)
Transcribed for strings by Robert Blake, 1998
4 min.
  • Gigue
  • Anthem
  • March
  • Air

Dedication: for Colby

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 574Symphony No. 2, “Litanies of Love and Rain” (2004) for Orchestra
2.1.2.1/2.2.0.0/1perc/strings
11 min.

Dedication: for Marisa

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 650Symphony No. 3, “Ave Maris Stella” (2005) for Chamber Orchestra
1.1.1+Bcl.1/1.1.1.0/1perc/pno/strings
15 min.
  • Pentimento
  • Interrupted Motet

Dedication: for David Stock

Commission: Commissioned by Duquesne University

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 484Symphony of Light (2003) for String Orchestra13.25 min.
  • Winter Brightnesses (for Mary Louise Bringle)
  • Eternity Canticle: First Light (for Kirk Trevor)
  • Dawning (for Marisa Green)

Commission: Commissioned by the Broeker Fund for New Music Music and Richard Mason

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 838The Acts of the Apostles (2009) for Baritone, SATB Chorus, Congregation/Audience, and Chamber Orchestra
pno.org/strings
45 min.

Text adapted from the Bible by Matthew F. Burt

Harvard University Choir; Brattle Street Chamber Players; Edward Elwyn Jones, conductor

Dedication: for Edward Elwyn Jones and the Harvard University Choir

Commission: Commissioned by The Memorial Church, Harvard University

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 800The Revelations of Divine Love (Metaphors from Sea and Sky) (2009) for Soprano, Baritone, SATB Chorus, and Chamber Orchestra
0.0.0.0/1.1.0.0/1perc/strings
65 min.

Texts adapted from the writings of Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe (translated by Christopher M. Brunelle), Robert Herrick, and Elizabeth Kirschner

  • Sinfonia I (Brant Point)
  • Prologue (Harbor Mouth)
  • Invocation: Three Petitions
  • To Ever-loving God
  • The Blood from the Garland (Coatue)
  • Prayer
  • God in All Things (Polpis)
  • The Fiend (Surfside)
  • The Middle of the Heart (Madaket)
  • Three Heavens (Wauwinet)
  • All Shall Be Well
  • Secrets (Altar Rock)
  • The Path to Grace (Sankaty Head)
  • Eternitie
  • Endless Love (Hummock Pond)
  • It Is I (Miacomet)
  • Sinfonia II (Coskata)
  • In the Wake of Making (Great Point)

Dedication: for Rupert Gough and the Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London

Commission: Commissioned by the Choir of Royal Holloway, University of London

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 560The Sky About to Open (2004) for Orchestra
1.1.1.0/2.1.0.0/1perc/strings
2 min.

Kiev Philharmonic; Robert Ian Winstin, conductor

Dedication: for Judith Weir on her 50th birthday

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 500Threads: Concerto for Orchestra (2003) for Orchestra
3(picc).2.2.2/4.3.3.1/timp.2perc/strings
14 min.

Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Kirk Trevor, conductor

Dedication: for Ken Brown and the Fairport High School Orchestra and in memory of Frank E. Cooman and John G. Pierce

Commission: Commissioned by the Harvard Club of Rochester

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 241Zest: Fanfare for Orchestra (2001) for Orchestra
2.2.2.2/0.3.2/0/timp/strings
2 min.

Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra; Vit Micka, conductor

Dedication: for Christopher Seaman and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra

Commission: Commissioned by The Fanfare Project

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing