Solo Instrumental Works

Op. 458A Piccolo Celebration (2002) for Piccolo4 min.

Dedication: for Dolores Zdancewicz and her new piccolo

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 970A Vision of the Tree of Life (2012) for Carillon10.5 min.

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Dedication: for Neil Thornock

Commission: Commissioned by Neil Thornock

Publisher: free download

Op. 901Actaeon (Clausula IV) (2011) for Cello2 min.

Olga Shutko, cello

Dedication: for Diana Golden

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 627Ancient Airs (2005) for Soprano Saxophone9.5 min.

Dedication: for Paul Wehage

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 590Ancient Airs (2004) for Flute9.5 min.
  • Beyond the Mountains
  • Forgotten Incantation

Dedication: for Sandra Ragusa

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 379As to the Sun (2002) for Alto Saxophone3.5 min.

Dedication: for Paul Wehage

Commission: Commissioned for Paul Wehage

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 829Beach Grass Elegy (2009) for Flute4 min.

Ashley Addington, flute

Dedication: for New Music Hartford and Ashley Addington

Commission: Commissioned by New Music Hartford

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 933Bearing (2011) for Glockenspiel (Orchestra Bells)5 min.

Jonathan Hess, glockenspiel

Dedication: for Stuart Saunders Smith

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 563Beckoning Summer (2004) for Alto Saxophone2 min.

Paul Wehage, saxophone

Dedication: for Laura on her 21st birthday

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 872Capriccio after Dickinson (2010) for Oboe4 min.
  • Done with the Compass–Done with the Chart!
  • Moor in Thee

Dedication: for Toni Marie Marchioni on her graduation

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 94Chanson d’Amour (1999) for Any Saxophone3.25 min.

Paul Wehage

Dedication: for Ned and Linda

Publisher: Conners Publications

Op. 630Cinq Croquis (2005) for Any Saxophone (young performers)8 min.
  • Brise joyeuse
  • Le château ruiné
  • Nuit de lumière cachée
  • Fleuve de douleur
  • Vents de feu (in memoriam Antoine Tisné)

Dedication: for Jean-Thierry Boisseau

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 698Clausula (2006) for Cello2.5 min.

Oliver Coates, cello

Dedication: for Aram Demirjian

Commission: Commissioned by the Harvard University Choir

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 738Clausula II (2007) for Cello2 min.

Olga Shutko, cello

Dedication: for Ezra Sims on his 80th birthday

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 748Clausula III (2007) for Cello2 min.

Olga Shutko, cello

Dedication: for Oliver Coates and Court Lane Music (in memoriam Andrew Imbrie)

Commission: Commissioned by Court Lane Music

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 405Coatue Dreaming (2002) for Trumpet4 min.

Dedication: for John Wallace

Commission: Commissioned by Richard Mason

Publisher: Musik Fabrik in "Into the Present Light: Hymn Tunes by Carson Cooman"

Op. 162Codex (1999) for Contrabass2.75 min.

Dedication: for Adam Czernikowski

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 1088Conductus (2014) for Carillon2.25 min.

Neil Thornock, carillon

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Dedication: for Margaret Angelini

Publisher: free download

Op. 859Dawnflower (2010) for Reed Organ (Mason and Hamlin "Liszt")2.25 min.

Dedication: for Artis Wodehouse

Commission: Commissioned by Artis Wodehouse

Op. 501Distant Glittering Orbs (2003) for Alto Flute5.5 min.

Laurel Ann Maurer, flute

Dedication: for Laurel Ann Maurer

Commission: Commissioned by Frederick Butler

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 191Dream Etudes (2000) for Clarinet6.25 min.
  • Pining
  • Sneaking
  • Whirling

Dedication: for Cheryl Melfi

Commission: Commissioned by Cheryl Melfi

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 355Dream Etudes, Book III (2002) for Tuba7 min.
  • Interrupting
  • Folding
  • Prancing

Dedication: for Mark Nelson

Commission: Commissioned for Mark Nelson

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 400Dream Etudes, Book IV (2002) for Oboe9.25 min.
  • Remembering
  • Bounding
  • Silencing

Dedication: for Juozas Rimas

Commission: Commissioned for Juozas Rimas

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 793Endless Night (2008) for English Horn6.5 min.

Dedication: for Toni Marie Marchioni

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 259Evening Song (2001) for Trombone1.5 min.

Dedication: for Jamie Wehr

Publisher: Wehr’s Music House

Op. 984Fanfare for Hammerchord (2012) for Hammerchord2 min.

Carson Cooman, hammerchord

Dedication: for David Elliott

Publisher: Soundspells Productions

Op. 972Flashpoint (2012) for Violin2 min.

Dedication: for Judith Bingham on her 60th birthday

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 84Floopishness: Two Pieces for Clarinet Solo (1998) for Clarinet4 min.
  • Italian Recollections
  • Pompousness

Dedication: for Westhard Gerber

Commission: Commissioned by Westhard Gerber

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 567Four Sunsets (2004) for Clarinet5 min.
  • (Flexible, fantastic)
  • (Deathly still)
  • (Vivacious)
  • (Sad, gentle, distant)

Dedication: for Alexander Brash

Publisher: Wehr’s Music House

Op. 584Giant Colored Bird (2004) for Guitar6 min.

Dedication: for Karin Schaupp

Commission: Commissioned for Karin Schaupp

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 95Ideas: Short Etudes for Solo Oboe, Book II (1999) for Oboe8 min.
  • Skewered Justice
  • Spacings and Echoes
  • Scotch-Poppers
  • Barcarolle
  • Homage to Robert Ward (moto perpetuo)

Dedication: for Ted Perkins

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 556In the Absence of Your Ringing (2004) for Carillon5 min.

Neil Thornock, carillon

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Dedication: for the Friends of the Albany City Carillon and Charles Semowich

Commission: Commissioned by the Friends of the Albany City Carillon

Publisher: free download

Op. 865In the Night Garden (2010) for Marimba3.5 min.

Jonathan Hess, marimba

Dedication: for Peter Jarvis

Commission: Commissioned by Richard Mason

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 520Into One Crimson Flame (2003) for Bass Clarinet4 min.

Dedication: for Ros Dunlop

Commission: Commissioned by Frederick Butler

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 103Kyrie (1999) for Trombone5 min.

Dedication: for George Dardess

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 721Lauda (2007) for Trombone4 min.

Dedication: for Robert Kozánek

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 812Little Poppet (2009) for Trumpet2.25 min.

Dedication: for Colby

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 757Little Recorder Book (2008) for Alto (Treble) Recorder8.5 min.
  • Caprice
  • Song
  • Recitative
  • Intermezzo
  • Lament
  • Caprice II

Dedication: for John Turner

Commission: Commissioned for John Turner

Publisher: Forsyth Brothers Ltd. in "Pieces for Solo Recorder, Vol. 5"

Op. 250May Song (2001) for Bassoon3 min.

Brad Balliett, bassoon

Dedication: for Myra Mayman on her retirement

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 823Moon Dance (2009) for Soprano or Alto Saxophone3.5 min.

Paul Wehage, saxophone

Dedication: for Pei-fen

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 858Moonflower (2010) for Reed Organ (Mason and Hamlin "Liszt")3 min.

Dedication: for Artis Wodehouse

Commission: Commissioned by Artis Wodehouse

Op. 1314Moonlight (2018) for Glass Harmonica3.75 min.

Dedication: for Bruno Kliegl

Op. 733Mountains Like These (2007) for Vibraphone5 min.

Jonathan Hess, vibraphone

Dedication: for Mike Perdue

Commission: Commissioned by Mike Perdue

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 299Music from Mayflower Hill (2001) for Trumpet3 min.

Michael Stewart, trumpet

Dedication: for Colby

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 784Nobadeer Dreaming (2008) for Flugelhorn3 min.

Dedication: for Colby

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 647Ode (2005) for Contrabass3.5 min.

Dedication: in memory of Bob Stata and for P. Kellach Waddle to play

Commission: Commissioned by P. Kellach Waddle

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 526Partita (2003) for Baroque Flute6 min.
  • Cantus
  • Ludus

Dedication: for Dolores Zdancewicz

Commission: Commissioned by Dolores Zdancewicz

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 382Passion Canticle (2002) for Soprano Saxophone (with tubular bell)8.5 min.

Dedication: for Paul Wehage

Commission: Commissioned for Paul Wehage

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 122Plainsong Variations (1999) for Cello11 min.

Craig Hultgren, cello

Dedication: for Craig Hultgren

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 665Planctus (2005) for Viola3.5 min.

Sarah Darling, viola

Dedication: for Alexandra Green

Publisher: Musik Fabrik