River of Solace (2016) for orchestra
Commissioned by Selim Giray for the University of Mississippi orchestra. Premiere October 2016.
Elegiac Verses (2010) for string orchestra
Premiered 2010, University of Arkansas Symphony Orchestra.
Monumentum (2009) for large orchestra
Commissioned by John Jeter for the Fort Smith Symphony. Premiered by the Fort Smith Symphony, 2009, John Jeter, conducting.
Tragedia (2002) for orchestra
Premiered 2002, University of Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Robert Mueller, conducting.
Kitchi-Minissing: The Legend of the Great Island (2000) for orchestra
Commissioned by the North Arkansas Symphony. Premiere performance 10/00 by the North Arkansas Symphony, Jeannine Wagar, conducting. Additional Performances by the Marquette Symphony, 2004 and the Midland (MI), Symphony, 2003.
Emerald Passages (1995) for orchestra
Premier performance: 10/95 by the University of Arkansas Chamber Orchestra, Rico McNeela, conducting. Additional performances: 5/96 by the Omaha Symphony, Victor Yampolsky, conducting; 10/97 by the CMU Orchestra, Carlton Woods, conducting; 11/97 by the South Dakota State University Symphony, Kregg Stovner, conducting; 4/15 with the Fort Smith Symphony, John Jeter, conducting. Awards: First Prize in the 1995 Omaha Symphony Guild Orchestral Composition Competition.
Sinfonia: Hegira (1993) for large orchestra
Commissioned by the North Arkansas Symphony Society. Performances: 3/93 in Fayetteville, AR by the North Arkansas Symphony, Carlton Woods, conductor.
Deep Earth Passing (1988) for large orchestra
Performances: 3/89 in Cincinnati, OH by the Cincinnati Symphony, Jesus Lopez-Cobos, conducting (broadcast over NPR 4/89); 3/89 in Fayetteville and Bentonville, AR by the North Arkansas Symphony, Carlton Woods, conducting; 10/89 in Bozeman, MT by the Bozeman Symphony; 10/89 in Great Falls, MT by the Great Falls Symphony; 11/89 in Billings, MT by the Billings Symphony; 2/90 in Lansing, MI by the Lansing Symphony, Gustav Meier, conducting; 2/90 in Helena, MT by the Helena Symphony; 3/90 in Missoula, MT by the Missoula Symphony; 3/90 in Erie, PA by the West Pennsylvania Youth Symphony; and 4/92 in Little Rock, AR by the Arkansas Symphony, Robert Henderson, conducting. Awards: Marion Rawson Prize, Cincinnati Symphony/Cincinnati Composers Guild (1989);First Prize, Montana State Association of Symphony Orchestras Centennial Composition Award (1989); and First Prize, Lansing Matinee Musicale Award for Orchestral Composition (1989).
Three Essays for Orchestra (1984) for large orchestra
Reading by Bowling Green Philharmonia, 4/84.
Symphony for Strings (1977)
Performances: 4/77 in Negaunee, Michigan, by the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra, Robert Mueller conducting.
ORCHESTRA WITH SOLOIST
Satori (Awakening) Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (2017)
Commissioned by Tara Mueller. Premiere April 2017 with Tara Mueller, violin and the University of Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, Robert Mueller, conductor
Consolation: Concertino for Oboe and Orchestra (2004)
Commissioned by the Fort Smith Symphony. Premiered April 2004 by Theresa Delaplain, oboe, with the Fort Smith Symphony, John Jeter, conducting.
Concerto for Oboe, Strings and Percussion (1987)
Performances: 5/87 in Cincinnati, OH by a CCM student orchestra, Robert Mueller, conducting. Awards: Honorable Mention, 1988 ASCAP Young Composers Competition.
ORCHESTRA WITH CHORUS
Pange Lingua Gloriosi (1997) for SATB Chorus and Orchestra