choral

In Summer (text: Paul Laurence Dunbar)
for mixed choir, a cappella; 3′ (2015)
(commissioned for Make Music Madison 2015)

We Are Such Stuff As Dreams Are Made On (text: William Shakespeare)
for mixed choir, a cappella; 4′ (2015)
(commissioned by the Six Degree Singers)

#dreamsongs (text: Nick Lantz)
8 miniatures for choir, cello, and piano; 13′ (2014)
(commissioned by the Santa Clara University Choral Department)

Una Sañosa Porfía and Ayo Visto Lo Mappamundi
two 15th century songs, arranged for youth choirs, recorder, harp, and string quartet; 7′ (2014)
(commissioned by the Madison Youth Choirs)

We are Such Stuff as Dreams are Made On (text: William Shakespeare)
for mixed choir; 3′ (2014)
(commissioned by the Six Degree Singers)

Sound and Fury (text: William Shakespeare)
for mixed-age boychoir, piano, violin, and drum; 6′ (2014)
(commissioned by the Madison Youth Choirs)

Peace, Everywhere (text: traditional)
for mixed choir and 3-part descant; 5′ (2013)
(commissioned by the UW-Madison Choral Department)

Just Delicate Needles (text: Rolf Jacobsen)
for SSATB choir and piano; 4.5’ (2013)
(commissioned by the Santa Clara University Chamber Singers)

The Singing Place (text: Lily A. Long)
for SATB choir and piano; 5’ (2013)
(commissioned by Dr. Bruce Gladstone)

In Praise of the Mind (text: Henry Hodgkin)
anthem for SATB choir and brass quintet; 4′ (2012)
(commissioned by Emory & Henry College for their 175th anniversary)

There Came a Wind Like a Bugle (text: Emily Dickinson)
for SATB choir and piano; 3′ (2011)
(commissioned by the Festival Choir of Madison)

Juno’s Garden (text: Nancy Naomi Carlson)
for SSATBB mixed choir; 5′ (2010)
(commissioned by the Six Degree Singers)

The White Birds (text: W.B. Yeats)
for SATB choir and piano; 5′ (2010)
(commissioned by the Festival Choir of Madison)

No Room at the Inn (text: traditional)
for SATB choir and piano; 6′ (2009)
(commissioned by the Festival Choir of Madison)

Shaking the Blues Away (text: Irving Berlin)
arrangement for SATB choir and piano; 5′ (2009)

Hower-Glass (text: Philip Pain)
for 6-part choir and piano; 6′ (2009)

Midwinter (I Sorrow Not) (text: Scott Cunningham)
for 5 choirs, a cappella; 6-9′ (2008)
(commissioned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison choral department)

“Invocation To The Muse” and “Persephone’s Spring” (text: Charles Camp Tarelli)
for 9 independent youth choirs, violin, cello, piano, and percussion; 13′ (2008)
(commissioned by the Madison Youth Choirs for their 5th anniversary)

The Night Knight (text: Timothy Knapman)
a Madrigal Comedy for all ages, for 5-part mixed choir or 5 solo voices; 40′ (2007)
(commissioned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison choral department with support from the Evjue Foundation)

Ten Thousand Miles (text: Appalachian folk song)
arrangement for quadruple SATB choirs; 5′ (2007)
(commissioned by Dr. Bruce Gladstone)

The Road of Excess (text: William Blake)
for SSATTB mixed choir; 6′ (2007)

Ave Verum Corpus, after Byrd (text: Pope Innocent VI)
for double choir (SSAATTBB); 10′ (2006)

The Vine (text: Robert Herrick)
for 3-part men’s choir; 3′ (2006)

The Last Invocation (text: Walt Whitman)
for 6-part mixed choir; 5′ (2005)

Eternal Summer (text: William Shakespeare)
for mixed choir; 5′ (2005)

Love’s Truth (text: Marion Withey Engelke)
liturgical pieces for SATB choir and piano; 11′ (2005)
(commissioned by University United Methodist Church, Madison, WI)

All Weeping Things (text: Kenneth Patchen)
3 songs for SATB choir; 11′ (2004)
(commissioned by The Hobart and William Smith Colleges Cantori; Dr. Robert Cowles, director)

A Dream Within A Dream (text: Edgar Allen Poe)
for SATB choir; 5′ (2003)

Two Spring Songs (text: E. E. Cummings)
for SATB choir; 5′ (2003)
(commissioned by the Bel Canto Singers)

Instructions for Angels (text: Kenneth Patchen)
for 6-part mixed choir; 6′ (2001)

Love Song (text: Dorothy Parker)
for SSAA choir; 6′ (2001)
(commissioned by the Madison Children’s Choir)

Requiem Humana (text: Kurt Vonnegut)
for SATB soloists, SATB choir, string quartet, and mallet percussion; 45′ (2001)

The Premonition (text: Theodore Roethke)
for SSATTB choir; 5′ (2000)

Now Blue October (text: Robert Nathan)
for SSATTB choir; 4′ (2000)

We Must Be Slow (text: Kenneth Patchen)
for SSA choir; 6′ (1997)