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Solo & Duo

 

Invention Of Water

For bassoon, cello, conch shell, & gong (2018/2019).

Commissioned and premiered by Aviary Duo (Ben Roidl-Ward & Isidora Nojkovic) at Impromptu Fest 2019, Guarneri Hall, Chicago, March 30, 2019.

what comes to prickle

For violin (2019).

Refusage

For performer with trombone and objects (2018).

Premiered by Weston Olencki at Northwestern University, May 24, 2018.

QOWOOOPO

For cello and objects (2017).

Premiered by Wilson Smith at the 2018 Midwest Graduate Music Consortium.

Outdifference

For two wind instruments and live electronics (2017).

Premiered by members of the Flubax Trio at the Festivalis Druskomanija, May 25, 2018.

Performed by Brandon Quarles & Joe Connor at Northwestern University, December 4, 2018.

Ipnaop

For piano (2017).

Uigtrui

For acoustic guitar.

Premiered by Diego Castro Magas, Brunel University, London, April 13, 2016.

Discontinuo

For keyboard instrument (2014).

Premiered by James Stone at Center For New Music & Audio Technology, Berkeley, CA, May 1, 2017.

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Chamber Ensembles (3-6)

Eschautomata

For prepared ensemble of alto flute, bass clarinet, harp, violin, cello (2020).

Written for and premiered by Ensemble Dal Niente at Northwestern University, March 11, 2020.

Wrey

For oboe, celesta, marimba (2015), arranged for flute, celesta, viola (2019), arranged for flute and piano (2019).

Version for flute/celesta/viola premiered February 18, 2020 by Sophie Lanthier (flute, claps), Caleb Paxton (viola), and Ben Zucker (celesta) at Northwestern University.

A Reconsideration Of Jarred Light

For soprano saxophone, piano, and assistant with objects and live electronics (2017).

Premiered by Maria Kouznetsova (piano), Justin Massey (saxophone), and Ben Zucker (assistant) at the 2017 Montreal Contemporary Music Lab.

Refinites

For flexible instrumentation (2017).

Premiered November 27, 2017, by Ben Zucker (vibraphone), Ben Roidl-Ward (bassoon), and Noah Jenkins (violin) at the Northwestern University Fall Composers Concert

Raving Pitch & Dust

For violin, cello, acoustic guitar, and live electronics (2017).

Premiered by Ensemble Mobile at the Teatro da Reitoria, Centro-Curitiba, Brazil, August 22, 2017.

Commissioned by Nucelo Musica Nova as part of their Collaborations Project.

The Golden Age Cannot Be Picked Up

For percussion quartet and fixed media (2016).

Premiered by the Los Angeles Percussion Quartet at Chapman University, Orange, CA, January 31, 2017.

Commissioned by the LAPQ as part of their Next Wave Composers' Initiative.

Sarabandisms

For bass clarinet, violin, cello, piano (2016).

Premiered by the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players as part of the Lou Harrison Centenary, April 22, 2017.

Winner of the SFCMP SF Search Call For Scores.

Testimonies, Flaming Pasts

For vocalizing string quartet and live electronics.

Premiered by the Mivos Quartet at the VIPA Festival, July 14, 2016, 

Conservatorio Superior Música Valencia “Joaquín Rodrigo”, Valencia, Spain.