Compositions for Mixed Voices

Havaa’s Lullaby (2017) - 2 part a cappella
As performed by Nation

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 a cappella Commissioned by the 2011-2012 Hopkins High School Concert Choir, Mr. Philip Brown, conductor

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

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

Premiered June 3rd and 5th, 2011

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

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.

'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

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

Published by Graphite Publishing

The Darkling Thrush (2003) - SATB, SAT soli, a cappella

Commissioned by Dr. Anton Armstrong for the St. Olaf Choir
Published by Earthsongs

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.