I've just completed a new orchestral work titled Unvanquished. It will be premiered on November 4th and 5th by the New Philharmonia Orchestra of Newton, MA. Click to view the score or program notes. Click here for a synthesized audio of this single-movement work. Click here for more information about the performance.
I've written a new work for flute, violin, percussion, and piano titled Hard Drive I. The piece was performed at the Walden School's Creative Musicians Retreat on June 16, 2023 at Brewster Academy in Wolfeboro, NH. Click to view the score. Click here for a recording of this single-movement work.
I've completed a new work for full orchestra titled Diptych Fantasy. Commissioned by Lexington Symphony, Diptych Fantasy is a concert overture based on two themes from a work I composed over a decade ago that was never performed. The piece was performed by Lexington Symphony on February 4, 2023 at Lexington's Cary Memorial Hall. Click to view the complete orchestral score or program notes. Click here for an audio recording of this single-movement work. Click here for a video recording. Click here for a video recording of my preconcert interview by Music Director Jonathan McPhee.
Great War Triptych for chorus and string quartet, setting poems written during World War I, was performed by the Lexington Pops Chorus on May 20th and 21st, 2022. Click here for a YouTube video recording of the May 21st performance. Click here to see the piano vocal score for the complete work with program notes. Click here to see the full score for the complete work with program notes. Click here to see the texts.
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