COMPOSITIONS

IN GLADNESS BEARING
2003

Composed For: 50th Anniversary Season of the Lima Symphony Orchestra
First Performed: November 1, 2003
Instrumentation: 2+pic.2+eh.(opt).2+bcl.2/4.3.3.1/timp+4 (lg tam, 2 deep toms, glock, chimes, bd, susp cym).hp.pno/strings
Duration: 4 minutes


THE WHISTLE
2008

Composed For: Centennial of Eudora Welty’s Birth
First Performed: April 19, 2009
Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano-
2.2.2+bcl.2/2.1.0.0/1 perc (vib, tgl).hp/strings
Duration: 11 minutes


OLD ENGLISH
2008-2009

First Performed: October 3, 2009
Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano-
2.2+eh.2+bcl.2/4.3.3.0/timp+3 (glock, via, tam, flexatone, bd, tgl).hp.pno/strings
Duration: 3. 5 minutes


LETTER FROM THE END OF THE WORLD
2009

First Performed: October 3, 2009
Instrumentation: Mezzo-soprano-
2+pic.2+eh.2+bcl.2+contra(opt)/4.3.3.1/3 perc (glock, slap, rute, lion’s roar, cowbell, sd, sizzle cym, susp, xylo, wind chimes).hp.pno/strings
Duration: 6.5 minutes


PASSAGE
2010-16

First Performed: January 18, 2014
Instrumentation: 3(3 dbls pic).2(3 dbls eh).3 (3 dbls bcl.2+contra/4.3.3.1/6 perc (timp, glock, bd, tam, xylo, vib, crotales, sm susp cym, chimes, roto-toms).hp.pno/strings
Duration: 14 minutes

Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Award for Best Musical Composition in 2015