A cappella setting of the famous World War I poem by John Alexander McCrae.
A quasi-Baroque prelude for Organ using the chorale-tune ‘In dulci jubilo”. Suitable for Christmas or generic use.
A unique collaborative piece for MIDI Ensemble and Choir. Set to texts from Isaiah, Luke, and Revelation.
A song without words. Only vowels guide the tone color of the choir. Intended as a meditation-like work.
Inspired by Wendy Carlos’ “Switched on Bach” album. This piece is designed for four monophonic synthesizers.
A setting of the liturgical “Missa Brevis” or Brief Mass.
A short anthem written for my late grandmother. The text is from Corinthians, a poignant expression of God’s love for us through Jesus’ sacrifice.
A fantasia on an original Chorale theme.
A song written for Pi day (3/14). The singers tongue should be implanted firmly in cheek.
A choral setting of the Latin prayer to St. Michael, Heaven’s lead archangel who protects man from the forces of the Devil.
A set of variations for organ based on the famous English war tune “Rule! Britannia.” The piece requires preset registrations in the organ as described on page 2 of the score.
Big Band chart written for the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts Jazz Ensemble. The chord structure is based on Charlie Parker’s “Confirmation.”
Jazz quartet written for members of Jazz Band Classic for the Making Score concert 2008. The piece is based on the simple riff of three notes (C, E-flat, F) and utilizes the standard blues form. All four members of the quartet have opportunities for solos and improvisation. Performed by members of Jazz Band Classic in May 2008.
A big band arrangement of the classic camp song. Sharks of all types are represented.
A setting of Shelley’s poem entitled “Death”, a poignant ode on its position in life’s cycle.