Nous Deux/The Two of Us

for mezzo-soprano and string quintet

poetry of Paul Éluard

Ruminations (Six Poems of William Bronk)
for baritone, clarinets ( B flat and bass) and piano. 
1. Of the Natural World 
2. Skunk Cabbage 
3. I thought it was Harry 
4. The Wall 
5. You get to Gilead 
6. The Rumination of Rivers


Silent Night

Vocalise for Soprano and Cello

Rhapsody and Remembrance 

Vocalise for alto and piano


Rhapsody for Two Voices and Small Orchestra (5 minutes approx)
Lyric soprano and lyric mezzo-soprano plus orchestration: Fl, Cl in B♭, Tpt in B♭, Hn in F, Timp, Perc, Harp, Strings


After reading To Kill a Mockingbird
Five Movements for Cello and Piano
I. Together 
II. Scuppernongs 
III. Only children weep 
IV. A new kind of clown 
V. From the mud to the stars 

Give Us Our Peace (Langston Hughes)
for SATB and piano four hands

Excellent choice to program with either book of Brahms’ Liebeslieder Valzer

Music from The Blue Djinn
Music from The Mystery of Emily Dickinson