Discography

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


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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Sputter – For Solo Saxophone

Sputter is a piece for solo saxophone, first premiered at my senior recital at the end of my undergraduate degree. It has a very light program, focusing on the idea that

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Rain – For Five Musicians

Rain is a chance piece for five musicians that is explicit in it movement between rhythmic consonance and dissonance. In Rain the five musicians clap without defining any beat for

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Deja Vu – For Clarinet and Tuba

Deja Vu and its sister piece Deja Vu (All Over Again) are written for clarinet and tuba and both pieces have a very unique form. Instead of a standard score,

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L’appel du Vide – For Oboe with Accompaniment

L’appel du Vide was written for solo oboe with no one in particular in mind to play it. I was in the process of trying to understand each instrument a little better, and

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Bad Audience – For Five Musicians

Bad Audience is a piece for five musicians, first performed at my senior recital at the end of my undergraduate degree. It pokes fun at a lot of the audience behaviors

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