Discography

Here you can find pieces that have been performed and recorded, organized from newest to oldest.


Hidden Gems

I started working on Hidden Gems when I was presenting the thesis for my dissertation. I wanted to write something that would be light and not take up too much of

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Hope Left…

Hope¬†Left… is a piece for solo voice and electronics originally written for Stephanie Lamprea. Lamprea is a phenomenal collaborator and generally wonderful person who encouraged me to work electronics into

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Vapors

Vapors is a group of miniatures for reed trio originally written for Keyed Kontraptions. Each miniature is meant to be straightforward and fairly easy to play, following a single idea

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Bitter Ends

Bitter Ends is a piece for four hands on the piano, originally written for the ZOFO Piano Duet. The first movement uses several inside the piano techniques in order to create

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As Close to Peace as You Can Get

As Close to Peace as You Can Get is a piece for solo violin originally written for Maximilian Haft. It focuses on two types of sections that trade back and forth. One is soft, gentle, the pitches

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Drop/Lift – for solo violin

I began writing Drop/Lift in 2016 while I lived in Vienna. At the time I was incredibly inspired by Bartok and Ligeti, and so the original title of the piece

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Everything Just Clicked into Place – for flute, clarinet, piano, violin, viola, cello, and woodblock

Everything Just Clicked Into Place… is a lightly programmatic piece written for the Empyrean Ensemble. The piece itself focuses largely on timbral movement, passing notes quickly between instruments. The sounds themselves are meant to evoke

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They Lived. – for mezzo soprano and electronics

Text by Carl Sandburg: Why did he write to her, “I can’t live without you”? And why did she write to him, “I can’t live without you”? For he went

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Rude Gestures – for three percussionists

Rude Gestures began as a series of inside-the-piano improvisations which I compiled in my first quarter at UC Davis. The different improvisations helped me to build a vocabulary of different sounds that

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Volatilis I – for full orchestra

Volatilis I started as an idea to write a piece for a large ensemble that could be played by high school or even middle school groups by relying on the talent

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