Work Samples


As a composer, I am most interested in how intertextuality and metaphor converge in pitch, rhythmic, and gestural schemata. My included pieces showcase this focus—either rendering strange otherwise familiar schemata or developing new schemata inspired by physical phenonema.

Glimmer, Glisten, Glow (2018-2019)

for sinfonietta

An Integrity of Clouds (2016/2017)

for flute, clarinet, piano, percussion, violin, and cello

Motion Lines (2016)

for saxophone quartet

Brain Siphon (2012)

for pre-recorded electronics

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  • Notes: My doctoral focus on schemata-based acoustic composition grew out of my secondary area of compositional expertise: algorithmically composed electronic music. “Brain Siphon” demonstrates this part of my creative practice. The piece was written using RTCmix and mixed in Logic Pro. It was also accepted to the 2014 SEAMUS National Conference.

Teaching Examples

The following are a selection of blog posts that display the diversity of examples I use in my theory teaching.
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