Semiramide riconosciuta (an archaeology)

For voice and optional tape (2019).
Commissioned and premiered by Jacqueline Kerns at Northwestern University, April 20, 2019.

Triptych, Early 2018

For 8 men's voices (2018).
Premiered by the Constellation Men's Ensemble, May 2018.
Commissioned by the Constellation Men's Ensemble for NOVA II.


For vocal ensemble SATB with divisi (2017).
Premiered by the Bienen Contemporary/Early Vocal Ensemble at NUNC 3, April 22, 2018.

Circling The Sky

Art song for soprano and piano, with text by Bree Aikens (2016/2019).
Premiered by Liza Sobel and Mabel Kwan at Northwestern University, November 12, 2019.

Signs Of Cold

For 3/4 voices, with sleigh bells and branch (2015/2017).
Premiered by the Melos Vocal Ensemble at the 2017 Festivalis Druskomanija, Liskiava, Lithuania.


For SATB choir with divisi (2012/2016).
Text by H.D (with permission from New Directions publishing).
Premiered by the San Francisco Choral Artists, March 2017.
Winner of the San Francisco Choral Artists New Voices Project.


For voices and live electronics and audience (2016).
Text by Evgenia Emets. Premiered by Evgenia Emets, Kate Smith, Uran Apak, and Mārtiņš Baumanis with Analema Group at the Baltic Art Form, London, May 4, 2016.

Two Poems By Carl Andre

I. Sea ~ II. Yucatan/A Hocket For Ana Mendieta
For four voices (2015).
Texts by Carl Andre. Premiered by members of the New York Virtuoso Singers at Wesleyan University, May 1, 2015.
Performed by the Vocal Constructivists as part of Idiopreneurial Entrophonics at Trinity College Dublin, April 24, 2016.


For speakers.
Premiered by Ben Zucker, Michael Baldwin, David Pocknee, and Louis d'Heudieres at Weisslich, Hundred Years Gallery, London, July 23, 2016. Studio version by Ben Zucker released on o ur gab.
Performances by Black Sheep Ensemble (Boston, November 2018) and Southland Ensemble (Los Angeles, February 2019).

when we arrive at home

For voices SATB (2015).
Text by Charles Wesley, from The Sacred Harp. 
Premiered by members of the New York Virtuoso Singers at Wesleyan University, May 1, 2015.
Performances by Kings Chapel Choir (Boston, MA, January 2016), Khorikos (September 2016), KC Vitas (Summer 2017).
Recorded performance by Khorikos on Joy and Grief and Rest (self-released).

Time Passes

For STAB choir with divisi.
Text by Virginia Woolf (from To The Lighthouse). Premiered by the Bienen Contemporary Vocal Ensemble at the Northwestern University New Music Conference, November 8, 2015.
Winner of the C4 Collective Student Composition Competition, Graduate Division.

In Trutina

For choir SATB (2011).
Text from the Carmina Burana. Premiered by members of the New York Virtuoso Singers at Wesleyan University, May 1, 2015.

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