2017 Portfolio

Below are a few representative works with scores and recordings.

Scores are viewable on this website embedded via issuu, and are also downloadable as PDFs.

Awake, Alive, Amok, Ajar  (2015-16)

The commissioned saxophone quartet from the 2015 Barlow Prize.

This recording is the first performance by the Zzyzx Quartet at the International Navy Band symposium, January 2016 at Baylor University.

Last Lights in the North  (2015-16)

A wind ensemble commission from the Northwestern University Symphonic Wind Ensemble honoring the opening of the new Ryan Center for the Arts.

This recording is the premiere, directed by Mallory Thompson. 

String Quartet no. 2 'Étude'  (2012-13)

A string quartet commissioned by the Spektral Quartet.

This recording is from their debut album Chambers.

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