OTHER WORKS

Wisps

for solo clarinet (2008)

Commissioned by Bob Spring. Published by Prairie Dawg Press, 2008.

 

 

 

 

 

Mirrors

for flute and piano (2006)

“Mirrors,” a single-movement work for flute and piano, was composed for flutist Jill Heyboer in 2007. Dr. Heyboer commissioned the work and premiered it with pianist Wei-Han Su in 2008 on the campus of Missouri State University. The title of the piece suggests the internal process of continual examination and re-examination of musical material that is necessary in the composition process.

 

Sonata

for saxophone and piano (2006)

Commissioned by Jim Umble.

Two Pieces for Oboe and Piano

for oboe and piano (2006)

Commissioned by Theresa Delaplain. Premiered March 2006, University of Arkansas.

 

 

 

 

 

Contemplation

for bassoon and piano (2001)

Commissioned by Richard Ramey and Pavel Polanco-Safadit. Premiered by them November 2001, and performed by them on tour in Arkansas and South Carolina, November 2001. Recorded by them on their Olor a Café CD, Javalina Records 85013. Published by Bocal Music.

 

 

 

 

 

reverberations: le vifs et les mortes

for oboe (2001)

Commissioned by the city of Fayetteville. Recorded on Time Labyrinths CD, Nuance 1519.

 

From the Fountains of Delight

for viola and piano (2000)

Premiere performance April 2000 by Rico McNeela, viola, and Robert Mueller, piano.

Mantra

for oboe and piano (1999)

Premiere performance March 1999 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, by Theresa Delaplain, oboe, and Robert Mueller, piano. Published by Bocal Music.

le conte en gris

for solo tuba (1998)

Premiere performance October 1999 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, by Kabin Thomas. Additional performance in Fayetteville in March 1999 by Kabin Thomas.

From the Gardens of Melancholy

for violin/viola and piano (1997)

Revised in 2003 for violin and piano. Premiere performance in June 1997 at the Music Festival of Arkansas with Monte Belknap, viola/violin, and Robert Mueller, piano. Additional performance by Maria Shrude and Marilyn Shrude February 2003 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.

My Shepherd Gently Calls

for solo oboe (1996)
Premiered March 1996 by Theresa Delaplain. Published by Bocal Music. Recorded on Time Labyrinths CD, Nuance 1519.

 

 

 

 

 

Dementia

for solo marimba (1994)

Commissioned by percussionist Bruce Roberts.
 

Rachel Weeping for her Children

for oboe, tape, and digital delay (1992)

Commissioned by oboist Theresa Delaplain. Performances: August 1992 in Frankfurt, Germany (as part of the 1992 convention of the International Double Reed Society); January 1992, September 1993, and September 1997 in Fayetteville, AR.

 

 

 

 

 

la hymne processionelle

for amplified harpsichord and tape (1990)

Commissioned by harpsichordist Claire Detels. Performanced in December 1990 in Fayetteville, Arkansas.



 

Time Labyrinths

for flute, oboe, and piano (1990)

Commissioned by James L. Delaplain. Performances: June 1990 in Fayetteville, Arkansas by Ronda Mains, flute, Theresa Delaplain, oboe, and Robert Mueller, piano; November 1990 in San Marcos, Texas (as part of the Southwest Contemporary Music Festival); March 1991 in Arlington, Texas (as part of the 1991 Region VI convention of the Society of Composers, Inc.); April 1991 in Superior, Wisconsin; April 1991 in St. Paul, Minnesota; April 1991 in River Falls, Wisconsin; August 1991 in Baltimore, Maryland (as part of the 1991 International Double Reed Society Conference); January 1993 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, by Alan Zoloth, flute, Theresa Delaplain, oboe, and Robert Mueller, piano; March 1993 in Norman, Oklahoma, and April 1994 in Fayetteville, Arkansas, by the Spectrum Trio (as part of the 1994 regional meeting of the College Music Society.); January 1995 by Spectrum Trio at part of the Bartlesville Community Center Sundays on Stage series; November 1995 by Spectrum Trio on a visiting artist concert at Southern Arkansas University. To be published by Bocal Music. Recorded on Time Labyrinths CD by Spectrum Trio, Nuance 1519.

 

 

From Whence?

for alto saxophone and tape (1987)

Performances: January 1988 and March 1988 in Cincinnati, Ohio; March 1988 in Terre Haute, Indiana, by renowned saxophonist John Sampen (as part of a Selmer International Saxophone Clinic); and October 1991 in Superior, Wisconsin, by saxophonist Brad Bombardier.

 

 

 

 

 

From Whence?

for alto saxophone and tape (1987)

Performances: January 1988 and March 1988 in Cincinnati, Ohio; March 1988 in Terre Haute, Indiana, by renowned saxophonist John Sampen (as part of a Selmer International Saxophone Clinic); and October 1991 in Superior, Wisconsin, by saxophonist Brad Bombardier.

 

 

 

 

Music of the North Woods

for percussion and tape (composed with Brad Bombardier) (1987)

Performances: April 1989 in Superior, Wisconsin. Recorded digitally and available on CD, KMS-1, April 1992.

 

Tahquamenon

for electronic tape (1986)

Performances: May 1986 in Cincinnati, Ohio; and March 1987 in Bowling Green, Ohio and Superior, Wisconsin.


Melodie

for solo piano (1986)

Performances: November 1986 in New York, New York (favorable review by New York Times Critic Tim Page); February 1987 in Dallas, Texas; February 1987 in Houston, Texas; March 1987 in Cincinnati, Ohio, by pianist Lynn Raley; May 1987 in Cincinnati, Ohio, by Michael Chertock; Paril 1988 in Lawrence, Kansas, by William Winstead (as part of the 1988 Society of Composers Inc. Annual Convention); and November 1991 in Duluth, Minnesota, by Beth Pellin-Kaiser. Recorded digitally and available on CD, KMS-1, April 1992.