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Orchestra

Scenes from Pearl the Opera (2021)

Instrumentation

2,2,2,2; 2,2,0,0; Timp; Perc; Strings

Duration: 10'

Commissioned by:

Durham Symphony Orchestra, William Henry Curry, Conductor

Premiere:

Durham Symphony Orchestra, William Henry Curry, Conductor

Durham Armory, Durham, NC

December 4, 2021

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La Loba (2009)

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Program Notes

Instrumentation

1,1,1,1; Ocarina; 1,1,1,0; 2 perc; piano; strings

Duration: 7'

Composed during PhD work at Duke University under the mentorship of Stephen Jaffe

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Blessings of Liberty (2001)

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Instrumentation

3 (picc),2,2,2; 4,3,3,1; timp; 2 perc; harp (opt); strings

Duration: 5'

Commissioned by:

The Vermont Youth Orchestra Association

Premiere:

The Vermont Youth Orchestra, Troy Peters, Conductor

Flynn Center, Colchester, VT

May 5, 2002

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Beyond All Walking (1998)

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Program Notes

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Instrumentation

2,2,2,2; 4,2,2,1; timp; 3 perc; harp; piano; strings

Duration: 10'

Published by Theodore Presser Company

1998 Winner of the Symphony in C Composers' Competition for Young Composers

Premiere:

Haddonfield Symphony Orchestra, Daniel Hege, Conductor

Tweeter Center, Camden, NJ

May 2, 1998

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What the Soul Remembers (2009)

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Program Notes

Instrumentation

2,2,2,2; 2,2,2,1; Timp; Piano; Strings

Duration: 10'

Commissioned by:

The Fort Wayne Chapter of Sigma Alpha Iota to honor three former SAI members (Wilda Gene Marcus, K Marie Stolba, and Colleen Benninghoff. 

Premiere:

Fort Wayne Philharmonic, Maestro Andrew Constantine

Embassy Theatre, Fort Wayne, IN

October 10, 2009

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We Are Met at Gettysburg (2003)

Program Notes

Instrumentation

2 (picc),2,2,2; 4,3,3,1; timp; 3 perc; piano; children's choir, strings

Duration: 18'

Commissioned by:

The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra

Premiere:

The Philadelphia Orchestra, Giancarlo Guerrero, Conductor, Temple University Music Prep Children's Choir

Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, Philadelphia, PA

January 4, 2003

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Five Haiku (1998)

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Instrumentation

1,1,1,1; 1,0,0,0; piano; soprano; baritone; strings 

Duration: 12'

Text by Jay Bitner

Premiere:

Peabody Conservatory Ensemble, Pamela Hay (soprano), and Jay Bitner (baritone), Brian Stone, Conductor

Goodwin Recital Hall, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD

May 5, 1998

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