2020 Portfolio

Awake, Alive, Amok, Ajar  (2016)

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  (2016)

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. 

Puijila Plays in the Mirrored Morning  (2020)

This is a demo recording from a collection of seven songs in Just Intonation. 

Performed by Emmalee Hunnicutt (cello) and Ben Hjertmann (voice, fretless guitar).

© 2020 by Ben Hjertmann, all rights reserved.