Wayfaring Stranger (2017), a work for solo multiphonic flute
Recorded at John Kilgore Studios, NYC by MP Kuo
Video at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Sandstone Peak (2017), a work for flute, violin, viola de gamba,
cello and harpsichord, premiered as part of the Provocative
Pairings series by the award-winning Melomanie.
I. Illusion (excerpt)
III. Throne of Sand
IV. Everywhere at Once
Transforming Parallels (2017), a work for solo multiphonic flute premiered at the Hands-On Flute Research conference hosted by IMPAR at the University of Aveiro, April 2017.
Branches Reaching, for flute and piano (2016). This piece was composed for pianist Kristin Samadi. It was premiered at St. John's Lutheran Church of Lindenhurst, then subsequently performed in Aveiro, Portugal at the Hands-On Flute Research conference hosted by IMPAR and at the Scandinavia House in New York City, as part of a composers' concert hosted by the Musicians' Club of New York. This video is the piece's fourth performance, as part of the Noontime Faculty Concert series at Adelphi Univeristy.
Birdhouses for solo piano (2017), commissioned by pianist Emiko Sato. Each birdhouse represents a struggle between the life force and the desire to be civilized. The harmony swirls around the mouth of the bird house, undergoing transformations which lead it only—and always—within a few voice leading motions from that which keeps it swirling.
EXCERPTS FROM THE PREMIERE
Cherry Blossoms (2015) for solo flute, published by Moveable Doors Publications, commissioned by Emiko Sato, premiered in October of 2015
My First Kiss and the People Involved (2015) a
feature film directed by Luigi Campi, produced
by Dodgeville Films. Premiering this weekend at
Overlooking Hither Hills, for chamber orchestra. Composed for the Chamber Orchestra of the Hamptons, premiered at the Montauk Playhouse under the direction of Dr. Andrew Perea.
Parallel Transformations (2015) for solo flute, premiered
in NYC in February of 2015
Flute Kids (2017), for flute choir with optional piano and low flutes,
composed for the students of Valerie Holmes at the Special Music School run by the Kaufman Center, New York City's only K-12 for music students.
PolyMORPHism (2013) for electric flute, premiered in
Lindenhurst, NY in October of 2013. The piece uses multiphonics in combination with delay/loop pedal to multiply a single flute into a flute orchestra. This performance was improvised live for an audience at the Spoon Cafe in Lindenhurst, NY.
Bear Mountain (2012) for Flute and Piano, premiered by
Bonnie McAlvin and William McNally, in NYC in February
of 2013 (video of the premiere)
I. Hibernation > Tectonic Volition
III. Tectonic Shift > Structural Disturbance
V. Structural Upheaval
Verklarte Fantasy (2011) for flute, violin, cello and
Adventures of a Flying Pond Bug (2010-2011) for
two Flutes (MIDI)
I. Adventures of a Flying Pond Bug
II. White Water Lily Floating
IV. Yellow raft sassafrass
Contrapictions (2010) for Flute, Viola and Cello, premiered
by Bonnie McAlvin (flute), Karen Rostron (violin) and Marta
Bedkowska-Reilly (cello) in NYC 2010. For sound file, click.
The Sunken Forest (2009) for Flute and Piano, premiered by
Bonnie McALvin and Aleksandra Sarest in NYC in February of
Falling Red Leaves (2009) for Mezzo-Soprano, Flute, Cello and Piano, written for Roz Wall (soprano)
Marta Bedkowska-Reilly (cello)
Aleksandra Sarest (piano)
Little Pieces for Piccolo and Piano (2008), premiered by
Bonnie McAlvin and Aleksandra Sarest in NYC in February
I. Rabbit Tricks
II. Maple Leaf Dripping
III. Waiting for The Carnival
IV. Missing More Than One Shoe
V. Bouncing Off the Turtle-Top