hours like veils

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

Commissioned by Meet-the-Composer

each minim mote

(1996) 17′
for mixed chorus, 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)

mata hari

(1992) 12′
string quartet

First Prize in the Washington International Competition 1994


(1990) 8′
satb choice, flute and piano

Honorable Mention by the Roger Wagner Contemporary Choral Competition 1993


(1989) 17′
Song cycle for mezzo-soprano and piano