Point Reyes from Chimney Rock (2014)

Orchestra (piccolo, flute, 2 oboes, clarinet in Bb, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, 3 percussion, harp, strings). 7 mins.

Commissioned by the New York University Symphony. An orchestral tone poem inspired by the coastal landscape of the San Francisco Bay Area where I was born and raised, this piece takes its title from a woodblock print by contemporary artist Tom Killion. Continue reading “Point Reyes from Chimney Rock (2014)”

Trees (2009/10)

Four C flutes, alto flute, and bass flute. 7 mins.
Arrangement for two oboes and harpsichord. 7 mins.

Trees¬†was originally scored for six-part flute choir, commissioned by the San Francisco State University Flute Choir, which premiered the first movement in 2009 as part of a program of music by American composers. The work was later arranged for two oboes and harpsichord. Continue reading “Trees (2009/10)”