Complete List of Works

 

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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.