Music: Vocal Works

Birthday Song
2017

A song for soprano and piano.   Part of a song cycle-in-progress about a woman whose partner is away at war.  Text in English by Melisa Tien.  Length 4:30′

Galloping
2016

A song for soprano and piano.  Text in English by Kara Lee Corthron.  Length 3′

Dust World
2015

For bass-baritone and string quartet. A monodrama set on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in the 1980s. Part of the collaborative chamber opera “American Gothic.” Text by Adrian C. Louis. Length: 13′

…a clear view…
2015
Movement III

For tenor and baroque ensemble. Three movements setting texts relating to the New York Slave Conspiracy of 1741.

A Reflection
2014

For mezzo-soprano and piano. Text by Jason Kim. Length: 7′

Horoscope
2014

For dramatic soprano and piano. Length: 3′

Seeking You
2014

A song cycle in two movements for bass-baritone and piano. Texts by Jason Kim and Walt Whitman. Length: 7′

A letter to my stepson in his time of grief
2013

A dramatic scene soprano and piano. Text by Jason Kim, inspired by Racine’s “Phedre.” Length: 6′

Casting Off
2012

For tenor and piano. A song cycle in eight movements based on poetry by Stephen Crane. Length: 15′

Iskra
2010

For soprano and flute. Length: 3′

Forest Fragment
2007

For voice and violin. Length: 2′

Three Everyday Songs
2005

For soprano and piano. Texts in English by Jean Joubert, Margaret Atwood, and Billy Collins. Length: 11′