music

 

selected works — scores available through the Canadian Music Centre

 

Flay (2016)
8’00
soprano, piano, percussion
written for Soundstreams’ Emerging Composer Workshop
text by Duncan McFarlane

 

Strange Flesh (2016)
10’00
soprano, violin, cello, percussion
written for Thin Edge New Music Collective with the support of the Ontario Arts Council
text by Duncan McFarlane

 

Troy (2014)
7’00
four vibraphones
written for Bang On a Can’s 2014 Summer Music Festival
*winner, TorQ Percussion Quartet Seminar Composition Competition 2015

 

Light (2014)
3’30
violin, vibraphone, piano
written for Bang On a Can’s 2014 Summer Music Festival

 

Two Dreams (2013)
10’00
soprano and string quartet; also available for soprano and piano
written for Alexandra Smither
*SOCAN Foundation Awards 2014
*Honourable Mention, Karen Kieser Prize in Canadian Music 2013

 

Garden (2012)
14’00
vibraphone and harp
written for Angela Schwarzkopf and Michelle Colton
*a prize winner of The Toronto Chapter of The American Harp Society 2013 Composition Contest

 

  • OPERA

 

Composition Fellow, American Opera Projects, 2015-2017
mentor: Stephen Schwartz
various new works (see Vocal and Choral)

 

Freud / Jung (2016)
20’00
American Opera Projects,  “Six Scenes”
libretto by Duncan McFarlane

 

The Masque of the Red Death (2013, 2015)
30’00
opera for chamber orchestra, choir and soloists, 2013; for orchestra, choir and soloists 2015
libretto by Duncan McFarlane and Cecilia Livingston, adapted from Edgar Allan Poe
written for Opera 5 (Toronto)
*winner, Mainstage Award, Boston Metro Opera International Composers Competition

 

The Yellow Wallpaper (2013, 2015)
8’00
opera scene for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, violin, cello, and piano
libretto by Nicolas Billon
written for Tapestry Opera’s 2013 Composer-Librettist Laboratory and arranged for the Bicycle Opera Project (Toronto), 2015

 

Four Scenes of Loss (2013)
35’00
opera scenes for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone and piano
libretti by Nicolas Billon, David Yee, Morris Panych, and Julie Tepperman
written for Tapestry Opera’s 2013 Composer-Librettist Laboratory

 

  • VOCAL AND CHORAL

 

new work (2017)
15’00
for tenor and piano, for mezzo-soprano and piano
Canadian Art Song Project

 

Kiss Goodnight (2012, rev. 2016)
6’00
a cappella men’s choir and countertenor soloist
published through the Pro Coro Canada Choral Series at Leading Note: www.leadingnote.com

 

She, I See You, Love Is (2016)
7’00
three songs for voice and piano
Regent Park School of Music Songbook Creation Summer Program, with the Canadian Music Centre

 

Who Has Seen the Wind?, for bass-baritone and piano (2016) 7’00

The Dismantled Ship, for tenor and piano (2016) 4’00

The Berra Upanishad: The Wisdom of the Yogi, for baritone and piano (2016) 2’00

Give Me Your Hand, for mezzo-soprano and piano (2015) 7’00

Mercy, for soprano and piano (2015) 5’45″

Kalypso, for soprano and piano (2015) 6’00
written for American Opera Projects’ Composers and the Voice Fellowship

 

Dear Illusion (2015)
5’00
a cappella men’s choir
written for The Toronto Valour Ensemble, cond. Lynn Dalal; Sacrifice and Solace (CD released 2015)

 

SeaDream (2014)
10’00
youth choir and vibraphone
written for Young Voices Toronto, with the support of the Ontario Arts Council

 

Penelope (2014)
8’00
soprano and piano
written for Alexandra Smither

 

Two Dreams (2013)
10’00
soprano and string quartet
written for Alexandra Smither
*SOCAN Foundation Awards 2014
*Honourable Mention, Karen Kieser Prize in Canadian Music 2013

 

Parting (2012)
5’00
soprano and piano; text by Janey Lew
written for the Vancouver International Song Institute Art Song Lab/div>

 

Rage (2012)
4’00
SATB (with divisions) a cappella or accompanied choir; text from Shakespeare’s Coriolanus
written for The Princeton Singers

 

Bright Wings (2011)
5’00
SATB (with divisions) a cappella choir; text by Gerard Manley Hopkins

 

Three Songs For Sara (2011)
9’00
SSAA choir with piano accompaniment (also arranged for piano and string quartet accompaniment); texts by Sara Teasdale
written for the Vespera Ensemble

 

Dona Nobis Pacem (2011)
2’40
SAA a cappella choir
written for the Cantabile Chamber Singers

 

Lullabies (2011)
5’30
mezzo-soprano and marimba; also arranged for voice and solo piano; texts by Walter de la Mare
written for Michelle Colton

 

  • LARGE ENSEMBLE

 

The Masque of the Red Death (2015)
30’00
opera for orchestra, choir, and soloists (see Opera, below)

 

Azure (2015)
15’00
orchestra

 

noyade (2014)
8’00
chamber orchestra
written for Bang On a Can’s 2014 Summer Music Festival

 

Starve (2013)
9’00
string orchestra
written for the 2013 Canadian Contemporary Music Workshop

 

  • SOLO

 

Moon (2013)
3’40
solo piano

 

Three Memories for Piano (2008)
8’40
solo piano
written for Wesley Shen