Complete List of Works

 

 

 

Composition for Mixed Voices

 

 

 

Afka Hooyo (Mother Tongue) (2017) - SATB and piano
Commissioned by Great River Chorale, St. Cloud, MN.



The Longest Nights (2015) - SATB and piano

 

 

Winter Walk (2015) - SATB a cappella from The Longest Nights



Fragile (2015) - SATB and hand drum
Commissioned by the Bexley High School Vocal Ensemble, Amy Blosser, conductor



Everything Sings (2015) - SATB and piano or string quartet
Commissioned by the Angelica Cantanti Youth Choirs



This Amazing Life (2015) - SA(T)B and piano
Commissioned for the 2015 Wayzata Select Choir Festival, supported by a grant from the Wayzata Public Schools Education Foundation.



Goodbye, Then (2014) - SATB and SAB, clarinet in Bb, piano
Commissioned by the Flower Mound High School Jaguar Chorale, Mark Rohwer, conductor



Recognition (2014) - SATB, organ, (opt. brass ensemble and timpani)
Commissioned by First Congregational United Church of Christ, Eau Claire, Wisconsin



All the Beautiful Names (2014) - SATB a cappella
Commissioned by the Downtown Minneapolis Churches for their Choral Festival, 15 Feburary, 2015



We Sing of Home (Finlandia) (2014) - SATB a cappella
Commissioned by the 2014-2015 Hopkins High School Concert Choir Philip Brown, conductor



And I Saw (2014) - SATB a cappella
Commissioned for the Vassar College Choral Ensembles and premiered at the NY ACDA Regional Conference, November 1, 2014, Vassar College



This World, Made Anew (2014) - SATB a cappella
Commissioned in 2014 with tremendous joy from a grateful congregation, celebrating over 45 years of worship leadership at Colonial Church, given in service to God by Charles Forsberg.



We Are Lost, We Are Lucky (2014) - SATB, piano
Commissioned by the 2013-2014 Horace Greeley High School Chorus, Maureen Callan, Director



This Alien Landscape (2013) - SATB, percussion
Composed for the Eastview High School Concert Choir for their performance at the NC-ACDA Conference, March 20, 2014, Gregory Douma, director



Su Rahva Koda (The House of Your Kindred) (2013) - SSAATTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the Rhodes Singers of Rhodes College Dr. William Skoog, Director.



I Thread the Stars (2013) - SATB piano, 4 hands
Commissioned by the Foundation for Eden Prairie Schools for the Eden Prairie School District Secondary Choirs.



Listen to the Apples (2013) - SATB div. a cappella
Commissioned by VocalEssence in honor of their 45th anniversary season



Epitaph (2012) - SATB, viola
Commissioned by the Flower Mound High School Jaguar Chorale Mark Rohwer, conductor



All Sisters and Brothers (2012) - SATB, organ, 2 trumpets (opt.)
Commissioned by First Lutheran Church of Columbia Heights, Minnesota, celebrating 100 years of music and ministry.



I Leave, She Stays (2011) - SATB acappella
Commissioned by the 2011-2012 Hopkins High School Concert Choir, Mr. Philip Brown, conductor



One Boy Told Me (2011) - SATB, piano
Commissioned by the Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota, Garrett Lathe, founding director.



A Depth We Cannot Sound (2011) - SATB, vibraphone, marimba, large tom
Commissioned by The Boston Choral Ensemble, Boston, Massachusetts
Miguel Felipe, Artistic Director – William Cutter, Conductor
Winner of the 4th Annual Commission Competition



Where Beauty Comes From (cycle)
  Paper Cranes (2010) - TBB, piano
  Twenty Questions (2010) - 2-part treble voices, piano
  Before We Get Dusty (2010) - SSA, piano
  Where Beauty Comes From (2010) - SATB, piano
Commissioned for Healing and Hope Through Song, a program of the American Composers Forum, with partial funding provided by Saint Paul Cultural STAR.
Premiered by the Minnesota Boychoir, Mark Johnson, Artistic Director.



A Worshipper and a Man (2010) - SSATBB a cappella choir
Commissioned by Choral Arts Ensemble of Rochester, MN, Michael Culloton, Artistic Director



From the Regions of Air (2010) - SATB a cappella choir
Commissioned for the Robbinsdale Armstrong High School Concert Choir, Stephanie Trump, director



Nubes Oriebatur: the eruption of Vesuvius (2009) - SATB a cappella
Commissioned for the 09-10 Cherry Creek High School Meistersingers (CO), Sarah Harrison, director



Something There is Immortal (2008) - SSATBB a cappella choir
Commissioned for the Lawrence Free State High School Chamber Choir, Hilary Morton, director



To Live Forever (2008) - SSATB a cappella
Commissioned for the Heartland Voices in honor of their ninth season (2007-08) from Stephen Hommowun and John G. Slawson 

 

 

Neither Angels, Nor Demons, Nor Powers (2008) - SSATBB a cappella
Commissioned for the Washburn Rural High School Choir, Adam White, director
Published by Graphite Publishing



As the Sunflower Turns on Her God (2007) - SSAATTBB a cappella Sop. solo, SSATB soli



Titania's Lullaby (2006) - SATB a cappella
Commissioned as one of the three finalists in the 2006 Young New Yorker's Chorus Competition for Young Composers.



A Sign of Day to Come (2003) - SATB a cappella





The Darkling Thrush (2003) - SATB, SAT soli, a cappella
Commissioned by Dr. Anton Armstrong for the St. Olaf Choir

 

 

 

Composition for Treble Voices

After Harvest (2015) - SA, piano
from The Longest Nights

Goodbye, Then (2014) - SSA, clarinet in Bb, piano
This work was commissioned by the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Women's Concert Chorale, Frank Watkins, conductor

Cassiopeia (2013)
SSA a cappella
Commissioned by a consortium of women's choirs led by Julie Skadsem and Christine Howlett

And I Saw (2012) - SSAA divisi a cappella
Commissioned in 2012-13 by a consortium of advanced women's choirs

Twenty Questions (2010) - 2-part treble voices, piano

Before We Get Dusty (2010) - SSA, piano
Commissioned for Healing and Hope Through Song, a program of the American Composers Forum, with partial funding provided by Saint Paul Cultural STAR.
Premiered by the Minnesota Boychoir, Mark Johnson, Artistic Director.

Queen of the Range (2006) - SA, piano
To Jayne Windnagel and the Children's Choir of the Church of St. Michael's, Stillwater, MN
Published by Graphite Publishing

Infervesco (2003) - SSAA a cappella
Commissioned by Aliqua

Serenade (2002) - SSAA a cappella
Commissioned by Aliqua
Published by Graphite Publishing

Composition for Men's Voices

Many-Splendored Thing (2015) - TB, piano
from The Longest Nights

Kin (2015)
TB, piano
Commissioned by The Apollo Club for the Apollo Male Chorus, Dr. Sean Vogt, conductor

Original Harmony (2014)
TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the Singing Statesmen at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Gary Schwartzhoff, conductor
Published by Colla Voce

Mad (2014)
TB, piano
Commissioned by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota (ACDA-MN) for the 2014 State 7-8 Boys’ Honor Choir, Andrew Last, guest conductor

Rough Beast (2013)
TTBB, opt. percussion (bongos, 3 concert toms, concert bass drum)
Commissioned by the Miami University Men's Glee Club, Jeremy D. Jones, conductor

Little Blades of Grass (2013) - TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the Lipscomb University Men's Choral Festival, Dr. Gary P. Wilson, conductor

We Made a Grave For Him (2013) - TTBB a cappella
Commissioned for BealeCanto of Rhodes College, Dr. William Skoog, artistic director

Salve Regina (2013) - TTBB double choir a cappella
Commissioned by the Univ. of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Published by Graphite Publishing

Empty (2012) - TB, piano and optional djembe
Written for 2012-2013 Young Men's Commissioning Consortium

It Is Not the Fact That I Will Die That I Mind (2012) - TB, piano
Written for 2012-2013 Young Men's Commissioning Consortium

Go (2012) - TB, hand drum, woodblock or clapping
Written for 2012-2013 Young Men's Commissioning Consortium

A Sign of Day To Come (2012) - TTBB a cappella
Written for Diane Loomer and Chor Leoni Men’s Choir, December 2012
Published by Graphite Publishing

Goodbye, Then (2012) - TBB, clarinet in Bb, piano
This work was co-commissioned in the year 2012-13 by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota and the Minnesota Music Educators Association.

The Dawn Brings Dew and Fire (2011) - TBB a cappella
For the Flower Mound High School Men’s Chamber Choir, Dr. Mark Rohwer, Director, and Adela Martinez, Assisstant Director

Luceat Eis (2010) - TTTBBB a cappella choir
Commissioned by Gregory and Maura Harris, in memory of Mary Yolanda Dowling, whose beautiful voice was silenced on September 11th, 2001, and those who perished with her. Premiered by Cantus in 2011.

Paper Cranes (2010) - TBB, piano
Commissioned for Healing and Hope Through Song, a program of the American Composers Forum, with partial funding provided by Saint Paul Cultural STAR.
Premiered by the Minnesota Boychoir, Mark Johnson, Artistic Director.

All Natures, Even Mine (2008) - TTTBB a cappella
Commissioned by Matthew Moore and the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus for GALA 2008

I Will Howl (2007) - TBB, cello or piano
Commissioned by the Prior Lake-Savage Education Foundation for the PLHS Varsity Men's Choir, Thomas Wm. Hassig, director

And Her Smoke Rose Up Forever (2007) - TTTBB a capppella
Commissioned by the Bowling Green State University Men's Chorus, Dr. Willam Skoog, Director

The World Before Me (2006) - TTBB, TT soli, a cappella
Commissioned by the Kent State University Mens' Chorus, Ben Ayling, Director.

I Can Transform (2006) - TTTTTBBB, tenor solo, 8 percussionists
Commissioned by Cantus for their 2006-2007 touring season.

O Captain! My Captain! (2006) - TTTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the Bowling Green State University Men's Chorus, Dr. Willam Skoog, Director

The Highwayman (2004) - TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by and written for the Bowling Green University Men's Chorus, Dr. William Skoog, Director

Paul Bunyan (2003) - TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

Tinuviel (2001) - TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

Things I Didn't Know I Loved (2001, 2006) - TTBB a cappella
Published by Graphite Publishing

Veni Creator Spiritus (1998) - TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus
Published by Graphite Publishing

Compositions for Solo Voice

Where Beauty Comes From (2012) - high voice, piano Written for and premiered by Courtney Huffamn, soprano.
Published by Graphite Publishing

Sweet and Low (2005) - lullaby for medium voice, a cappella
Written for Elia Anna Bartlett

Departure (2004) - song cycle for soprano and piano
Commissioned by The Linden Duo
Published by Graphite Publishing

Instrumental Compositions

Frost Giant (2014) - wind ensemble
Written for Dr. Timothy Mahr and the St. Olaf Band with support from a 2014 Artist Initiative Grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board

The Ground Blurs (2012) - solo cello
Written for Kisten Whitson with funding from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council

Thirty-Eight Tears (2012) - solo cello
Written for Kisten Whitson with funding from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council

Kinetic (2011) - woodwind quintet
Commissioned by the Bartlett family for Pavia Winds

Susani (2011) - German Christmas Carol, 3-part horn choir
For the 2011 Colonial Chamber Series Holiday Horns Concert & dedicated to the members of the Twin Cities Horn Sound

We Three Kings (2011) - John H. Hopkins, 6-part horn choir
For the 2011 Colonial Chamber Series Holiday Horns Concert & dedicated to the members of the Twin Cities Horn Sound

Twas in the Moon of Wintertime (2011) - Huron Carol, 6-part horn choir
For the 2011 Colonial Chamber Series Holiday Horns Concert & dedicated to the members of the Twin Cities Horn Sound

Our Beautiful Velocity (2010) - horn in F, violin, piano
Commissioned by the Bartlett family for Melange a Trois

Flight (2003) - Boomwhackers, optional SSAA, TTBB, or SATB choir
Commissioned by Cantus

Earth Moves (2000) - guitar, cello quartet

Arrangements

Ambletown (2013) - Traditional
TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Johnny Come Down to Hilo (2013) - Traditional
TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

Keep Your Lamps (2012) - Spiritual
SATB a cappella choir, percussion
Commissioned by Crowder College and Neosho and Joplin High Schools for the Crowder Fall Choral Festival, 2012

What I Have Done (2011) - Amazing Grace/House of the Rising Sun,
T. Solo, SATB a cappella
Commissioned by the New Richmond High School Kammerchor

Keep Your Lamps (2009) - Spiritual
TB a cappella choir, TB soli, percussion
Written for Cantus' 2009-2010 Elemental tour

We Wish You a Merry Christmas (2008) - Traditional carol,
TBB choir, djembe, bongos, triangle
Commissioned by Matthew Moore and the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus

Auld Lang Syne (2007) - Scottish Folk Song, TTTBB a cappella
Commissioned by Cantus for "All is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914"

O Tannenbaum (2007) - German Christmas Carol, TBB a cappella
Commissioned by Cantus for "All is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914"

Susani (2007) - German Christmas Carol, TBB a cappella
Commissioned by Cantus for "All is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914"

The Streets of Laredo (2007) - American Folk Song, soprano, TTB, and piano
To Jayne Windnagel and the Children's Choir of the Church of St.Michael's
Published by Graphite Publishing

Home on the Range (2007) - American Folk Song, 2-part treble voices, piano
To Jayne Windnagel and the Children's Choir of the Church of St. Michael's
Published by Graphite Publishing

'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime (2006) - Huron carol, TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus
Published by Graphite Publishing

Salvation is Created (2006) - Pavel Chesnokov, TTBB, TTBB soli, a cappella
Written for Cantus

'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime (2005) - Huron carol, SATB a cappella
Commissioned by The Singers: Minnesota Choral Artists, Matt Culloton, Director
Published by Graphite Publishing

How Can I Be Sure (2004) - Cavaliere /Brigati Jr., Ten solo, TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by Cantus

Valparaiso (2004) - Sting, TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

I Better Go Now (2003) - Howlin’ Wolf, TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

What I Have Done (2003) - Amazing Grace/House of the Rising Sun,
Bar. Solo, TTTBBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

Grazin' in the Grass (2002) - Hugh Masekala,
Baritone solo, TTTTBBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

We Three Kings (2002) - John H. Hopkins, TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by Jim Heiks for the Appleton North High School Varsity Men's Chorus

Chanson a Dulcinee (2002) - Jaques Ibert, TTBB a cappella

Chanson de la Mort de Don Quichotte (2002) - Jaques Ibert,
TTBB a cappella

She Moved Through the Fair (2002) - Irish Ballad, SATB a cappella
Commissioned by Dr. Joe Miller for the Western Michigan University Choir
Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.

Who's Lovin' You (2001) - Smokey Robinson, Tenor solo, TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

Straight to My Heart (2000) - Sting, TTT soli, TTBB, percussion
Written for Cantus

What Child is This (2000) - Traditional, TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus
Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.

She Moved Through the Fair (1998) - Irish Ballad, TBB a cappella
Written for Cantus
Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.