choral / vocal

lost time

           Is It Not It Is

               Here I Am


for:  3 treble voices (soprano and two mezzo-sopranos)



year:  2019


duration:  ca 9 minutes

poems:  Norman Finkelstein


premiere:  Cincinnati Soundbox with performers Jackie Stevens, soprano;

Lauren McAllister and Ellen Graham, mezzo-sopranos

21c Museum Hotel, Cincinnati, OH,

April 2019

commissioned:  by Cincinnati Soundbox

music is



for:  SATB chorus



year:  2017


duration:  ca 3 minutes

text:  Joshua McGuire



Poco a Poco Summer Music Fest faculty chorus

Park Presbyterian Church, Streator, IL

June 2017


dedicated:  to Kate Tombaugh and the Poco a poco Summer Fest Choir


commissioned:  by Kate Tombaugh for the inaugural year of the Poco a Poco Summer Music Fest

all one can imagine  



            Shade threaded thru shade

            So I beat this song

            All the threads of my roads

            Stones blossom

Sefiros -
00:00 / 00:00


for:  soprano and violin

for:  mezzo-soprano and violin



year:  2014


duration:  ca 13 minutes

poems:  Jakob Stein


premiere: Jilian McGreen, soprano, and Gerry Itzkoff, violin, Patricia Corbett Theater, Cincinnati, OH,

March 2015


dedicated:  to the memory of Catherine Long


commissioned:  by the Ohio Arts Council

Shade threaded thru shade -
00:00 / 00:00
So I beat this song -
00:00 / 00:00
Bone-frame -
00:00 / 00:00
All the threads of my roads -
00:00 / 00:00
Stones blossom -
00:00 / 00:00

they say that I am deaf



for:  SSA chorus



year:  2014


duration:  ca 4 minutes

text:  Yolande Cosby


premiere:  The Carefree Chorus Winter Concert, Fort Meyers, FL, December 2014


dedicated:  to The Carefree Chorus


commissioned:  by The Carefree Chorus

an ocean can dry into silence



for:  SATB chorus


for:  SSAA chorus



year:  2011


duration:  ca 5 minutes

text:  Carolivia Herron


premiere:  Cincinnati Camerata, Brett

Scott, music director, (SATB) May 2013

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