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a composer with the skill and self-confidence to write music that is clear, direct, and at times even simple, but not at all simple-minded

— Ronald Caltabiano (SF Classical Voice)

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Leaves from Diana’s Tree (2017)
Soprano, Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano   16'

written for Shauna Fallihee and the Empyrean Ensemble.

performance: December, 2017 in Davis, CA

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    1. I have made the leap (opening section)     PDF
    2. She undresses (opening section)     PDF
    3. When the palace (opening section)     PDF
    4. Here you live (opening section)     PDF
The Moon Dreams of Jacqueline (2016)
String Quartet and Four Solo Singers   14'

Commissioned by The San Francisco Friends of Chamber Music for the Friction Quartet.

performance: December, 2016 in San Francisco, CA

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    (opening section)     PDF
    (excerpt from middle section)     PDF
Local Colloquies (2013)
Flute (piccolo), Clarinet (bass), Violin, Viola, Cello   13'

commissioned by the Earplay.

performance: March, 2014 in San Francisco, CA

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    1. The Leftover Ephemera of Past Seasons     PDF
    2. More Orange Than Triangular     PDF
ShapeShifter (2013)
Flute (alto), Clarinet (bass), Violin, Viola, Cello   14'

commissioned by the Verge Ensemble Ensemble.

performance: January, 2014 in Washington, DC

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Diverted Vignettes (2012)
Viola   16'
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    1. Children of a Pale Blue Hope     PDF
    2. When the Colors Coverted the Wind     PDF
    3. Melted Red, Frozen Black     PDF
    4. Available Light     PDF
    5. A Small Galaxy on the Corner     PDF
    6. A Breath of Light     PDF
    7. Euclidian Waystation     PDF
Night-Voiced (2011)
Viola, Piano   9'

written for Ellen Ruth Rose.

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Night-Voiced (2011)
Viola, Organ   9'
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San Francisco Stopover (2006)
Guitar, Viola, Cello   16'

commissioned by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble.

performances: October 2006 in Mill Valley and San Francisco, CA

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    1. Here (marginally buoyant)     PDF
    2. & (leisurely)     PDF
    3. There (aggressively unhurried)     PDF
Reciprocal Tapestries (2005)
Viola, Cello, Piano   16'

written for Celliola.

performances: September 2005 in Claremont, CA; March 2006 in San Francisco, CA; April 2006 in Davis and Santa Cruz, CA

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    1. flighty / aggressively bustling     PDF
    2. wary / gliding, ghostly     PDF
    3. plodding / questing dreamily     PDF
Gloss (2003)
String Quartet   9'30"

commissioned by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble.

performances: October 2003 in San Francisco, CA; November 2003 in Davis, CA

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Palette / Riffs (1998)
Flute (alto), Clarinet (bass), Perc (1 player), Violin, Viola, Cello   17'
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Familial Banter (1996)
Flute, Viola, Bass Clarinet, Piano   11'

Written for Earplay.

performances: September, 1998, San Francisco, CA. and Mexico City, Mexico (Camarissima Festival), April, 2003, Sacramento, CA. (Music NOW!)

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Englyn Forms (1994)
Viola, Cello   14'

written for Simone Heilgendorff and Claudius von Wrochem.

performances: March, 1996, April, 1996, Berlin, Germany, May, 1998, San Francisco, CA., September, 1999, Pomona, CA.

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    1. First Set     PDF
    2. Second Set     PDF
Dusk Music II (1989)
Alto Flute, Viola, Cello   4'30"

performances: June, 1991, Sausalito, CA, February, 1992, Cincinnati, OH, July, 1994, Berlin, Germany, January, 1995, St. Louis, MO., April, 2002 in San Francisco, CA

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