Selected List of Works


“Leave the Ghosts in My Brain” aria for soprano and piano (2022), ca. 5'

Text by Caroline Cao

“The Spell of the Maiden” quartet for 2S, mezzo, tenor, and piano (2022), ca. 6'

Text by Caroline Cao

“Maria’s Ending” scene and aria for 2S, mezzo, tenor, and piano (2022), ca. 5'20’’

Text by Caroline Cao

From Out the Cave  for soprano  and  piano  (2021), ca. 4'
Poem  by Joyce Sutphen

Where is the Voice I Heard...  for two sopranos,  tenor,  and  organ  (2021),  ca.  3'
Text by William Hazlitt and Edna St. Vincent Millay

From Chansons Innocents for soprano solo, treble voices and organ (2020),ca. 4’
Poems  by  E.E. Cummings

Three Sonnets from E.E. Cummings for mezzo soprano and piano (2020), ca. 9-10’

(let’s live suddenly without thinking, I have found what you are like, and this day it was Spring)

Winter Branches… Then and Now for mezzo soprano and piano (2019), ca. 4’

Poem by Margaret Widdemer with additional text by Helena Michelson

Finding Yourself for soprano and flute (2018), ca. 8'
Poem by Anna Brake

It Isn’t Music That . . . for soprano and chamber ensemble (2004), ca. 10’
Text by Paul Éluard, trans. by Richard M. Weisman
soprano, horn, piano, violin, cello

The Mysteries Remain, a Song Cycle on the poems by H.D. for Soprano and Piano (2001), ca. 12-13’

Alley of Blood (2023), ca. 23 '
Libretto by Ned Eckhardt
Major roles:  S, Mez, Ten, Treble voice
Projected orchestration: flute in C, clarinet in B Flat/B. cl, violin, cello, piano, percussion

Citizen Penny
(in progress)

Libretto by Laura Shamas

Major roles:  2S, Mez, Ten, Bar
(Major roles in completed scene: S, Mez)
flute in C, clarinet in B Flat/B. cl, violin, cello, piano, percussion

My Sea monodrama from The Dark Voyages of Strange Anne (2020/2022), ca. 9'

Libretto by Ned Eckhardt

Major roles: Mez, (Silent role optional)


Rendezvous with Bloody Mary (2020), ca. 18’

Text by S.E. Schlosser

Major roles: 2S

Piano, violin

This Quilt of Life (2018), ca. 10''

Libretto by Helena Michelson
Major role:  Soprano

The Game  (2010), ca. 75'

Libretto by Helena Michelson after The Game by Louise Bryant with additional poetry by Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Christina Rossetti, and Dante Gabriel Rossetti 

Major roles:  2S, Mez, Bar

flute, oboe, clarinet in B Flat, bassoon, horn in F, percussion (1 player),harp, piano, contrabass


Lilacs blossom just as sweet for SATB choir and piano, (2022), ca. 5'

text by Dorothy Parker

Where Art Thou, Muse   (2016/2018), ca. 3’

Words by William Shakespeare (Sonnet 100)

for Mixed Voices (SATB) a Cappella

The Morning Watch (2014), ca. 6’

Words by Henry Vaughan

for Mixed Voices (SATB) a Cappella

A Night Thought (2011), ca. 3’

Words by William Wordsworth

for Mixed Voices (SATB) a Cappella

Of Dreams and Echoes (2005), ca. 5’

Three Songs on the Poems by Christina Rossetti and Emily Brontë  for Mixed Choir a Cappella

Between Bread and  Roses for one piano four hands (2021), ca. 5'

Scenes from within … for soprano saxophone, cello, piano (2019), ca. 8’

Glimpses of Slight Splendor for flute, clarinet, marimba, and cello (2017), ca. 8'30''

Intermezzo for flute, clarinet, horn in F, tuba, and vibraphone (2017), ca. 8'

Snapshots in the Darkness for trombone quartet (2017), ca. 8'30''

Invented Voyage for Baroque Strings and Organ (2015), ca. 5'

"Like memory of music fled" for string trio (2012), ca. 10'

Reminiscences from the Game for woodwind quintet (2010), ca. 10'

Intricate Wanderings for flute, clarinet, and cello (2009), ca. 8’

Musica for two pianos (2009), ca. 15’ 

Fantasia in Wind and Strings for flute and guitar (2008), ca. 9’

String Quartet No.1 (2008), ca. 12’

Romance for alto flute and piano (2007/2008), ca. 10’

Away in a Breeze (2007), ca. 8’

Two versions:

for oboe, cl. in Bb /Bass Cl., marimba, vln1, vln2, vla, cello, contra bass

for fl., ob., cl. in Bb , trombone, marimba, vln, vla, cello, contra bass

Possible Sightings (2007), ca. 6’

for flute, baroque oboe, clarinet, percussion, violin, viola da gamba

“…softly through the night… memories of music…”  (2007), ca. 11’

for flute, percussion, harp, and cello

Fragments of Music for Use for flute, clarinet, and bassoon (2005), ca. 6’

Of Studies in Contrast for flute/picc. fl, clarinet/Bass cl., perc., and cello (2005), ca. 10’

Romanza in variations for violin and viola (2005), ca. 10’

Scintilla Two for large ensemble (2004/2006), ca. 10’

just here and now for flute, violin, and cello (2003), ca. 10’

An Afterthought for violin, cello and piano (2002), ca. 8’

(also version for  flute, cello, and piano)

Strings+ for clarinet/Bass clarinet, violin, viola, and cello (2002), ca. 10’

quasiSuite for String Quartet (2000), ca. 10’

VisionUnbound   for fl. /alto fl., cl./ Bass cl., violin, viola, cello (2000), ca. 10’

La Follia Revisited for Chamber Ensemble (1999), ca. 11’

(flute/alto fl., cl./Bass cl., harp, violin, viola, cello)                                            

Some Simple Joys for solo viola (2021), ca. 5'

A Story Untold for solo viola (2013), ca. 3'

Frozen Reminiscences for solo piano (2011), ca. 11'

Five Pieces from the Game for solo piano (2010), ca. 18'

Landscape in Stillness for solo piano (2009) , ca. 9’

Here, in Solo for solo trumpet in B flat (2008), ca. 6’

Here, in Solo for solo clarinet in B flat (2008/2010), ca. 6’

Ricercata for solo piano (2006), ca. 15’

Shadows amid Light for solo harp (2003/rev. 2005), ca. 10’

The Flutist Enchanting for solo flute (2001), ca. 9’

… from “Autumnal Lights” for orchestra (2007/2008), ca. 7’

22*2*2/4330/ timp, perc (1)/pno/harp/strings

Autumnal Lights for orchestra (2007), ca. 10’

22*2*2/4331/ timp, perc (1)/pno/harp/strings

Scintilla One for orchestra (2004), ca. 8’

2222/4220/timp, perc (1)/pno/strings

a journey forth retraced for orchestra (2003), ca. 13’

222*2/2220/timp, perc (2)/harp/strings

In Search of Tranquility for Chamber Orchestra (1999), ca. 11’

2+2+22/2000/perc (1)/strings