el viño

(2008) 7’15″
high voice (tenor or soprano) and saxophone (or clarinet) quartet

escape velocity

(2003) 11′
solo wind instrument (Eb clarinet, Bb clarinet, oboe or soprano sax) and string quartet (or octet)

Commissioned by Andrew Swinnerton for the Gulbenkian Fundation Chamber Music Series

fontis amorum

(2002) 14′
soprano (child soprano or soprano) and string orchestra

Commissioned by Cistermúsica 2002


(2000) 16’30”
Soprano (or mezzo), alto sax (or Bb clarinet) and accordion (button)

Commissioned by Culturgest

tormenta e harmonia

(1999) 15′
mezzo-soprano, alto sax, cello, accordion and piano

Commissioned by the Portuguese National Ballet

eu sou

(1999) 6′
soprano and string orchestra

oda al mar y otras odas

(1998) 50′
mezzo-soprano, saxophone, percussion, piano, cello and contrabass (or chamber orchestra: sax, ob, clt, bsn, hn, trp, trb, perc, pn, voice, single strings)

Commissioned by Expo ’98

hours like veils

(1997) 24′
mezzo-soprano, violin, accordion, piano and contrabass.

Commissioned by Meet-the-Composer

each minim mote

(1996) 17′
mixed chorus, childrens choir, satb choir, percussion and narrator (actor/dancer)

Commissioned by Karin Barrett and the Minneapolis Vocal Consort in celebration of their tenth anniversary season and underwritten by the Minnesota Composers Forum with funds from the Jerome Foundation.

broad axe

(1995) 7′
percussion quartet

Commissioned by Charles Ives Center for American Music


(1994) 6′
satb a cappella

Commissioned by the Dale Warland Singers for their New Choral Music Program by Emerging Composers


(1993) 17′
violin and piano.

Commissioned by American Dance Festival (1993)