Compositions



David's Harp (2015) for full orchestra (12 minutes)
(2-2-2-2, 4-2-2-1, harp, timpani, 1 percussion, and strings)




Tears No More (2015) for SSA divisi (7 minutes)
Premiered by the Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts in May 2015.
Shadyside Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh. Kathy Barnard, conductor.

Kenosis (2010) for SSAA (7 minutes)
Premiered by the Pittsburgh School for the Choral Arts on June 4th, 2010.
Church of the Ascension, Pittsburgh. Kathy Barnard, conductor.

Indian Folk Dances (2009) for violin, piano, and Indian drums (7 minutes)
Subtitled "Varnum", "Geeta", and "Gershwin on the Ganges".




Psalm 42 (2006) for soprano/clarinet, violin, and piano (7 minutes)
Premiered in Hilton Head, S.C. on September 24th by Laura and Rusty Floyd, Devin Arrington, and Charles Farley.

Metachromatism (2005) for solo violin, 5 violins, 3 violas, and bass (15 minutes)
Premiered April 2006 by the Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Ensemble.
Daniela Shtereva, soloist; Walter Morales, conductor.
Kresge Hall, Carnegie Mellon University.




Piano Quartet (2005) for flute, violin, viola, and piano (7 minutes)
Premiered by Rochester Chamber Music Society in Rochester, VT on July 8, 2007.

Elegy (2004) for trumpet and harp (5 minutes) ~ dedicated to Kevin Eidt
Commissioned by Helen Eidt.
Premiered September 2005 by Susan Messersmith and Kathleen Wilson.
James Island Presbyterian Church - Charleston, S.C.

Jerusalem (2004) for clarinet, cello, and piano (7 minutes)
Commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony's "First Music" program.
Premiered April 2005 by Alia Sabur, Stanzi Vaubel, and Christian Gamboa.
Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall.




The Way of Sorrows (La Via Dolorosa) (2003) for full orchestra (10 minutes)
(3-3-3-3, 4-3-3-1, harp, keyboard, timpani, 3 percussion and strings)
Special Distinction in the 25th ASCAP Rudolf Nissim competition.
Premiered March 2004 by the Carnegie Mellon Philharmonic, Efrain Amaya conducting.
Carnegie Music Hall, Pittsburgh

Three Proverbs (2003)
Trombone quintet ~ alto, 2 tenor, 2 bass (12 minutes)
Premiered May 2003 by Carnegie Mellon Trombone Choir.
Kresge Hall, Carnegie Mellon University

Two Bhavas (2003) for woodwind quintet (7 minutes)
Premiered April 2003 by Carnegie Mellon Contemporary Ensemble.
Kresge Hall, Carnegie Mellon University

Gamelan Rock! (2002) for two pianos (4 minutes)
Premiered March 2003 by David Harrison and Wan-Ni Sui.
Kresge Hall, Carnegie Mellon University

String Quartet #2 "Gilead" (2002) ~ viola and 2nd violin in scordatura (18 minutes)
Winner of the Harry Archer 2003 String Quartet Competition
Premiered September 2004 by the Cuarteto Latinoamericano with Lyric Todkill on bagpipes.
Kresge Hall, Carnegie Mellon University


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String Quartet #1 "Lamentations" (2000) ~ dedicated to the victims of  Kosovo (14 minutes)
Premiered June 2002 in the Great Hall of the Composers in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Recorded at OnParr Studios in Westport CT in 2001.
Devin Arrington and Netta Hadari, 1st and 2nd violins
Nathan Arrington, viola; Kenneth Kuo, cello

Violin Concerto "Hymn" (2000) for small orchestra and violin solo (30 minutes)
Premiered December 2000 by Devin Arrington (violin) and the Middlebury College Orchestra, Middlebury, Vermont.

Then We Shall Fully Know (1999) for violin and piano (5 minutes)
Premiered 1999 by Devin Arrington and Evan Bennet at Middlebury College.

A Song of Ascents (1998) for flute, cello, guitar, and percussion (8 minutes)
Premiered 1998 by Three Musicians at Middlebury College



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