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solo instrument

solitude IV


for: solo double bass



year:  2019


duration:  ca 9 minutes


premiere:  Kate Alexandra, International Society of Bassists, Britton Hall, Ann Arbor, MI, June 2023


dedicated:  to JKate Alexandra

commissioned: by Kate Alexandra

the time between


for: solo piano



year:  2020


duration:  ca 14 minutes


premiere:  Sonline by Jessica Madsen on OMTA website, December 2020


commissioned:  by Ohio Music Teachers Association and Music Teachers National Association

dedicated:  to Jessica Madsen in memory of Elaine Leung-Wolf

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blue streak -
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a deepening violet -
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solitude III

solitude III - Weston Gilbert
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for:  solo violin


year:  2018


duration:  ca 9 minutes


premiere:  Weston Gilbert, St. Barnabas Church, Cincinnati, OH, June 2018

dedicated:  to Weston Gilbert

commissioned:  by Weston Gilbert

inter mora


for:  solo euphonium



year:  2017


duration:  ca 8 minutes


premiere:  Steven Darling, Northwest Regional Tuba-Euphonium Conference, Washington State University, Pullman, WA, April 2017

dedicated:  to Steven Darling

commissioned:  by Steven Darling

recorded:  by Steven Darling on Dualities, Emeritus Recordings

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the window


for:  solo double bass



year:  2015


duration:  ca 8 minutes


premiere:  Matt Zory, Wash Park Art Gallery, September 2015

dedicated:  to Matt Zoriy Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra Assistant Principal Bass

The Window -
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solitude II


for:  solo viola


year:  2015


duration:  ca 9 minutes


premiere:  Travis Baird, Applause Music Festival, Fort Worth, TX, August 2015

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for:  solo cello



year:  2014


duration:  ca 9 minutes


premiere:  Coleman Itzkoff, Aronoff Center for the Arts, Cincinnati, OH, June 2014

dedicated:  to Coleman Itzkoff

Solitude -
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la danse du baladin


for:  solo flute



year:  1991


duration:  ca 7 minutes


premiere:  Deborah Boldin, Fontainebleau, France, August 1991

dedicated:  to Deborah Boldin

Honorable Mention in the International League of Women Composers 13th Search for New Music, 1994


Finalist in the 3rd International SPECTRI SONORI Composition Contest, 1992

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ein hauch um nichts


for:  solo clarinet



year:  1990


duration:  ca 5 minutes


premiere:  David Schneider, Hertz Hall, Berkeley, CA, March 1991

dedicated:  to David Schneider

commissioned:  by David Schneider

Ein Hauch um Nichts -
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on sunday



for:  solo viola d'amore



year:  1987


duration:  ca 7 minutes


premiere:  Dorothea Riehm, Fourth International Viola d’amore Congress, Stuttgart, Germany,

August 1988


dedicated:  to Dorothea Riehm

commissioned:  by Dorothea Riehm


that line which is earth's shadow



for:  solo organ



year:  1987


duration:  ca 11 minutes


premiere:  John Butt, Hertz Hall,

Berkeley, CA, April 1989


published:  by Hinshaw Music, Inc.


Winner of the 1991 Holtcamp-AGO Award in

Organ Composition;


Honorable Mention in the Ninth International Competition for Women Composers from the City of Mannheim, Germany, 1989

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