Piano

Evergreen

A somewhat impressionist piece depicting evergreens covered in snow in February. Inspired by the various Evergreens around campus after a big snowstorm.

Nocturne

A short piece with several improvisatory elements including dynamics, tempo, and even notes in the middle section.

Simple Sonata

A sonata in three movements intended for the student pianist.

Schroeder’s Dance

A short and fun work for piano infusing blues and syncopation together in a tribute to everyone’s favorite “Fur Elise” playing cartoon character.

“Christ the Lord is Risen Today” Variations

A set of variations on the popular Easter hymn “Christ the Lord is Risen Today.” The final variation culminates in a grand fugue on the hymn theme.

Postlude in B-flat minor

A short postlude for piano. The distinguishing feature is the constantly repeating B-flats.

Atonal Sonata

A short piece in sonata form using atonal motives.

Jonnie’s Theme

Written for a fellow student at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts.

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