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Chamber Music

TItania's Dream (2015) for piano trio - 24'
Commissioned by South Mountain Concerts
Written for Kalichstein-Laredo-Robinson trio
Premiered August 2015 at South Mountain Concerts

Rule of Three (2015) for 2 vlns and vla - 16'
Commissioned by Music from Angel Fire
Premiered August 2015 by Bella Hristova, Ida Kavafian, Steven Tenembom

with the lilies and the song and the stars (2014)
for xiao (flute), strings and piano - 12'
Commissioned by the Forbidden City Ensemble with the Borromeo String Quartet and Meng Chieh Liu
Premiered December 2014 in Beijing, China

Pale Blue Dot (2014) for string quartet - 16'
Commissioned by the Caramoor International Music Festival for the Dover Quartet

Swan Song (2013) for violin and piano - 18'
Commissioned by Carnegie Hall for Benjamin Beilman

Aria Fantasy (2013) for piano quartet - 16'
vln, vla, vc, pno
Written for the Ravinia Steans Institute
Premiered July 2013 in Chicago

Kantigas (2013) for Arabic violin, guitar, and Arabic percussion
Written for Jason Vieaux, Hanna Khoury, and Hafez Kotain
Premiered June 2013 at World Cafe Live, Philadelphia, PA

Josquin Microludes (2012) for saxophone quartet - 11'
SATB saxophones
Commissioned by the PRISM quartet
Premiered May 2012 in New York City  

Piccola musica notturna (2011) English horn, harp, and string quintet – 8'
EH, hrp, 2 vln, vla, vcl, cb
Commissioned by Elizabeth Starr Masoudnia for the Philadelphia Orchestra chamber music series
Premiered March 2011 at the Kimmel Center

Three Yiddish Dances (2010) for piano trio - 12'
vln, vcl, pno
Commissioned by Music in the Loft, Chicago
Written the Trio Cavatina
Premiered February 2010 in Chicago

Flowers in the Desert (2009) for clarinet, viola, and piano - 7'
Commissioned by the Lake Champlain Chamber Music Festival
Written for David Shifrin, Hsin-yun Huang, Jeewon Park

Missa Brevis (2008) for wind ensemble - 18'
0222 3000 vcl + cb
Commissioned by Michael Haithcock (University of Michigan Symphonic Band)
Premiered April 2009 at the University of Michigan

Aigaios (2007) for string quartet - 7'
2 vln, vla, vcl
Commissioned by the Newburyport Chamber Music Festival

Scenes from Childhood (2008) for cello and piano - 15'
Commissioned by Concert Artists Guild for cellist Soo Bae
Premiered May 2009 at Symphony Space NYC

From the Rubayaat of Omar Khayyam (2008) for l'Histoire ensemble - 15'  (Fitzgerald/Khayyam)
Soprano, cl, bsn, tpt, tbn, vln, cb, perc
Commissioned by the Curtis Institute for Curtis on Tour

Lamentations (2006) for clarinet, harp, bass, and percussion - 20'
Commissioned by Network for New Music
Premiered January 2007 with choreography by Group Motion

Haiku Catharsis (2004) for Pierrot ensemble - 8'
fl, cl, vln, vcl, pno, perc
Commissioned by eighth blackbird
Premiered November 2004 at the Kimmel Center "Fresh Ink" Series

Four Japanese Folk Songs (2003) for euphonium and string quartet - 9'
eu or tbn, 2 vln, vla, vcl
Commissioned by Chiho Okuizumi

The Catherine Wheel (2002) for oboe quartet - 20'
ob, vln, vla, vcl
Commissioned by Astral Artistic Services
Premiered 2002 Holy Trinity Church

April Variations (2002) for violin, guitar, and cello - 14'
Commissioned by the Hill and Hollow Festival, Saranac, NY
Premiered by Soovin Kim, Jason Vieaux, and Efe Baltacigil

Dances of Light (2000) for string trio - 22'
vln, vla, vcl
Commissioned by the Divertimento Trio: Soovin Kim, Michael Tree, and Margo Drakos
Premiered on the Schneider Series of the NY String Seminar

Poems from Antiquity (1998)
cl, 2 vln, vla, vcl
Performed by Anthony McGill, Tim Fain, Ivan Chan, Brian Chen, and Margo Drakos
Premiered 1998 at the Marlboro Music School


Solo Works

Swan Song (2013) for violin and piano - 16'
Commissioned by Carnegie Hall for Benjamin Beilman

Five Ladino Songs (2012) for solo violin - 9'
Commissioned by Lara St. John

Lunaire Variations (2012) for solo piano - 14'
Commissioned by San Francisco Performances for Jonathan Biss

Five Bagatelles (2010) for solo piano - 8'
Commissioned by the 92nd St Y for Benjamin Hochman

Sonata for Flute and Piano No. 2 “Canzoniere (2010) - 12'
Commissioned by the Philadelphia Chamber Music Society
written for Marina Piccinini

Density 15.1 (2010) for tenor saxophone - 3'
written for Matthew Levy
Premiered 2010 at Symphony Space, NYC

Scenes from Childhood (2009) for cello and piano - 15'
Commissioned by Concert Artists Guild for cellist Soo Bae
Premiered May 2009 at Symphony Space, NYC

Six Haikus (2008) for French horn and piano - 8'
Commissioned by Jennifer Montone for Jennifer Montone and Cecile Licad
Premiered November 2008 at Carnegie Hall

Dante Microludes (2008) for solo cello - 20'
Written for Chamber Music Now! 

Three Chansons (2007) for cello and piano - 11'
arrangements and responses to G. Dufay
Written for Margo Drakos and Joanne Polk
Premiered January 2008 at Manhattan School of Music "Encore Manhattan!" 

Pleiades (2005) for oboe and piano - 14'
Commissioned by Katherine Needleman
Premiered February 2006 at Music in the Hall, Baltimore

Three Portraits of Isabella (2003) for solo piano - 14'
Written for Jeremy Denk in collaboration with the Isabella Gardner Museum
Premiered December 2003 at the ISGM

Sonata No. 1 for Flute and Piano (2002) - 14'
Commissioned by Jeffrey Khaner
Premiered 2002 at the Curtis Institute of Music