Works for Piano

Op. 420Postcard Partita (2002) for Piano8.25 min.
  • Postcard to Montreal (for Wolfgang Bottenberg)
  • Postcard of Venice (for Lorraine VanMeter-Cline)
  • Postcard to the North Country (for Michael Arnowitt)
  • Postcard to Galesburg (for Bruce Polay)
  • A Summer Sunrise (for Daron and Gilda on their wedding, June 22, 2002)

Publisher: Subito Music Corp.

Op. 1064Prelude, Fughetta, and Allegro (2014) for Keyboard6 min.
  • Prelude
  • Fughetta
  • Allegro

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Steven Sørli

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 1145Preludio gioioso (2016) for Piano2.25 min.

Dedication: for Alessia Capodaglio, on her graduation from the Conservatorio “G. Frescobaldi”, Ferrara

Commission: Commissioned by Leonello Capodaglio

Op. 114Processional Intrada (1999) for Piano3 min.

Dedication: for the Allendale Columbia School Graduation Ceremonies

Op. 855Quartet for Piano and Strings (A Sea Liturgy) (2009) for Piano Quartet16 min.

Nora Skuta, piano; Zwiebel Quartet

Dedication: for the Arcturus Chamber Ensemble on its 10th anniversary

Commission: Commissioned by the Moscow Studio for New Music and the Arcturus Chamber Ensemble

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1014Ricercari (2013) for Keyboard8 min.
  • a3 (for Kimberly Marshall)
  • a2 (for James Woodman
  • a4 (for Peter Sykes)

Erik Simmons, organ

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 1128Rondeau Carol (2015) for Piano2 min.

Dedication: for Christian and Kay

Publisher: Lorenz Publishing Co. in "The Church Pianist’s Library, Vol. 21"

Op. 1122Rondo estatico (2015) for Keyboard2.75 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Jeff and Beth

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp. in "Five Festive Organ Pieces, Set 1"

Op. 1144Roses (2016) for SATB Chorus and Piano3 min.

Text by George Eliot

Aire Born Singers; Max Murphy, conductor

Dedication: for Abby Frost and Ipswich High School

Publisher: Heritage Music Press

Op. 615Rossini in the Kitchen (2005) Comic Monodrama in One Act
Tenor and Piano
12 min.

Libretto by Mark Schweizer

Frank Napolitano, tenor; Fenton Groden, piano

Dedication: for Frank Napolitano

Commission: Commissioned by Frank Napolitano

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1124Ruhiger Lobgesang (2015) for SATB Chorus and Keyboard Instrument2.75 min.

Text of Psalm 117:1–2 (Lutherbibel; in German)

The Composers' Choir, Daniel Shaw, conductor

Dedication: für Lothar Graap und den Ökumenischen Chor Schöneiche

Publisher: Strube Verlag in "Zwei Lobgesänge"

Op. 466Seascape Passion: Midday Brightness (Third Piano Sonata) (2002) for Piano13 min.

Dedication: for Marco Modaro

Commission: Commissioned for Marco Modaro

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 629Seven Haiku (2005) for Voice and Piano4 min.

Text by Hilary Tann

  • Each Twig
  • Above the Embers
  • Beneath the Skylark
  • Morning Mist
  • Snow Covered Cornfield
  • Night Journey
  • Finding the Sky

Dedication: for Amanda Elizabeth Forsythe and Edward Elwyn Jones, on the occasion of their wedding, June 4, 2005

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 999Shadowbook (Three Songs in the Night) (2013) for Clarinet, Tuba, Piano15 min.

David Shea, clarinet; Kevin Wass, tuba; Susan Wass, piano

Dedication: for Kevin and Susan Wass

Commission: Commissioned by Kevin and Susan Wass

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 385Silent Prisms (2002) for Tenor Saxophone and Piano4 min.

Dedication: for Philip Goddard

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 50Sonata for Clarinet and Piano (1996, rev. 1997) for Clarinet and Piano5 min.
  • A Charming Upbringing
  • Unattainable Things
  • Periodic Abasements and Contrition

Dedication: for Robert Blake

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 488Sonata for English Horn and Piano (2003) for English Horn and Piano9 min.

Carol Hall, English horn; Fenton Groden, piano

Dedication: for Toni Marie Marchioni

Commission: Commissioned by the Broeker Fund for New Music

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 1121Sonata for Flugelhorn and Piano (2015) for Flugelhorn and Piano12.5 min.
  • Cantus
  • Ludus

Dedication: for Anne McNamara

Commission: Commissioned by Anne McNamara

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 651Sonata for Flute and Piano (2005) for Flute and Piano12.5 min.

Carol Hall, flute; Pascha Gordon, piano

Dedication: for Brook Ferguson and in memory of Meyer Kupferman

Commission: Commissioned for Brook Ferguson

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 571Sonata for Trumpet and Piano (2004) for Trumpet and Piano12 min.

Jordan Winkler, trumpet; Donna Amato, piano

Dedication: for James Thompson

Commission: Commissioned by the Broeker Fund for New Music

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 704Sonata for Tuba and Piano (2007) for Tuba and Piano15.5 min.
  • Speaking of Sunsets
  • Build Me a Garden
  • Rising at Dawn

Dedication: for Mark Nelson

Commission: Commissioned by Mark Nelson for the Southwest Regional Tuba and Euphonium Conference

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 121Sonata for Violin and Piano (1999, rev. 2001) for Violin and Piano10 min.
  • Prelude: Mountain Song
  • Postlude

Dedication: for Karen Bolshevian Ringwold

Commission: Commissioned by Karen Bolshevian Ringwold for the 2000 Contemporary Music Festival, Sofia, Bulgaria

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 561Sonata No. 2 for Violin and Piano (2004) for Violin and Piano12 min.

Ostap Shutko, violin; Natalia Tolmacheva, piano

Dedication: for Ostap Shutko

Commission: Commissioned for Ostap Shutko

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 950Sonata No. 3 for Violin and Piano (2012) for Violin and Piano17.5 min.
  • Canto
  • Lamento
  • Variazioni

Dedication: for Warren Davidson and Donna Amato

Commission: Commissioned by Warren Davidson and Donna Amato

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 805Songs from the City of Light (2009) for Voice and Piano19 min.

Text by Richard Leach

  • Wake Up
  • Make It Easy
  • Crayons (Stay Inside the Lines)
  • Summer in the City
  • Dancers
  • Second Act of Day
  • City of Light

Dedication: for Harry Lyn Huff

Op. 676Spring Songs (2005) for Trumpet and Piano15 min.

Carol Hall, trumpet; Fenton Groden, piano

Dedication: for Chris Gekker

Commission: Commissioned by Cavanagh Concerts

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 711Springburst (2007) for Piano Trio2 min.

Trio Tulsa

Dedication: for Gwyneth Walker on her 60th birthday

Commission: Commissioned for “Gwyneth Walker: A Celebration of the Music Makers”

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 539Stories in the Stars (2003) for Children's Chorus (2-part) and Piano, with Opt. Narrator(s)18 min.

Text by Randy Northrup

  • Stories in the Stars
  • Leaves of Red
  • Look at Me
  • Star Tenders

Dedication: for Betty English

Commission: Commissioned by Allendale Columbia School

Publisher: Fred Bock Music Company

Op. 20Suite for Children (1995) for Piano (young performers)3.5 min.
  • Gigue
  • Anthem
  • March
  • Air

Dedication: for Colby

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 996Suite for Jay (2012) for Piano6 min.

Carson Cooman, piano

Dedication: for Jay Pierson on the occasion of his retirement

Commission: Commissioned by Nancy Pierce

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 720Summer Solstice (2007) for Piano9.5 min.

Dedication: for Jeffrey Jacob

Commission: Commissioned for Jeffrey Jacob

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 634Sun Tracing (2005) for Trumpet and Piano2.5 min.

Jordan Winkler, trumpet; Donna Amato, piano

Dedication: for Jordan Winkler and Donna Amato

Commission: Commissioned by Donna Amato

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 853Sun-loom (2009) for Trumpet, Horn, Piano5 min.
  • River of Roses
  • Wildflower Garden

Dedication: for Colby

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1160Sunset (2016) for Two Voices and Piano2.75 min.

Text by Robert Creeley

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Dedication: for the 2016 Lyrica Dialogues in memory of Peter J. Gomes (1942–2011)

Commission: Commissioned by the Lyrica Society for Word-Music Relations

Publisher: free download

Op. 663Tempt Me (2005) for Soprano, Tenor, Piano3.5 min.

Text by Elizabeth Kirschner

Dedication: for Derek and Laura Chester

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 1042The Choir Invisible (2013) for SATB Chorus and Piano4 min.

Text by George Eliot

Aire Born Singers; Max Murphy, conductor

Dedication: Commissioned in honor of and in gratitude for the life of David Griggs-Janower, founder and for 33 years beloved Artistic Director and Conductor of Albany Pro Musica

Commission: Commissioned by Albany Pro Musica

Publisher: Heritage Music Press

Op. 1332The Door (2019) for SATB Chorus, Oboe, and Piano4.5 min.

Text by Jane Hirshfield

Dedication: for the installation of the Rev. Dr. Cynthia Landrum, May 5, 2019

Commission: Commissioned by the First Parish Church of Acton and Stow, Mike Pfitzer, music director

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 163The Great Wilno (1999) for Solo Piano and Wind Ensemble
2.1.2.0.AABar saxes/1.3.2.1.euph/timp.3perc
2 min.

Dedication: for Robert Blake, Bob Stata, and the Allendale Columbia Wind Ensemble

Commission: Commissioned by Bob Stata

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 1324The Mystic Trumpeter (2018) for Speaker, Trumpet, and Piano18 min.

Text by Walt Whitman

Dedication: Commissioned by Edward Hull for Barbara Hull in celebration of their 30th wedding anniversary

Commission: Commissioned by Edward Hull

Op. 746There Is Much in the World (2007) for 2-part Treble Chorus and Keyboard1.75 min.

Text by the composer

St. James Singers

Dedication: for Gwyneth Walker

Commission: Commissioned by St. James Music Press

Publisher: St. James Music Press

Op. 622Three Intermezzi (2005) for Trumpet and Piano8.5 min.
  • Ballad
  • Reflection
  • Serenata

Dedication: for Chris Gekker

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 707Three Songs from “As You Like It” (2006) for Voice and Piano5 min.

Text by William Shakespeare

  • Under the Greenwood Tree
  • Blow, Blow, Thou Winter Wind
  • It Was a Lover and His Lass

Dedication: for Di Trevis

Commission: Commissioned by the Carnegie Mellon School of Drama

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 47Toccata (1997) for Two Pianos2 min.

Dedication: for John Kaefer

Commission: Commissioned by The Commission Project

Publisher: Conners Publications

Op. 1063Toccata sequenziale sopra “ut re mi fa” (2014) for Keyboard5 min.

Erik Simmons, organ

Dedication: for Allan Winkler

Publisher: Zimbel Press/Subito Music Corp.

Op. 530Too Upset for Words (2003) for Alto Saxophone (or Clarinet), Guitar, and Piano5 min.
  • Rages
  • Reflections

Dedication: for Aris Carastathis and the Lakehead University New Music Ensemble

Commission: Commissioned by the Lakehead University New Music Ensemble

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 899Trio Solaris (2010) for Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone, Piano5 min.
  • River of Roses
  • Wildflower Garden

Dedication: for Chris Gekker and Chris Vadala

Commission: Commissioned by Chris Gekker

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 149Triptych (1999) for Piano Duet (one piano, four hands)8 min.
  • Fanfare and Tuckets
  • Arioso
  • Dance

Dedication: for Robert Blake

Commission: Commissioned by the Broeker Fund for New Music

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 120Two Catullus Songs (1999) for Voice and Piano3 min.

Text by Gaius Valerius Catullus (in Latin)

  • Iam very eglidos
  • Odi et amo

Dedication: for Jill Crooker

Publisher: Lauren Keiser Music Publishing

Op. 783Two Dawn Hymns (2008) for Cello and Piano9.5 min.
  • Spiritual
  • Saltarello

Dedication: for Aaron Kaplan

Commission: Commissioned by Colby Cooman

Publisher: Musik Fabrik

Op. 365Two Oates Miniatures (2002) for Voice and Piano1.5 min.

Text by Joyce Carol Oates

  • The Forbidden
  • Lost

Dedication: for Lena Murais

Commission: Commissioned by Lena Murais