Photo: r.r. Jones

Photo: r.r. Jones

Large Ensemble

And Whether Pigs Have Wings (2016) 9’

for soprano, piccolo, flute, 2 B♭ clarinets (+ bass), soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, 2 C trumpets, 2 horns in F, 2 tenor trombones, tuba, 2 percussion (1 = drum kit), bayan/accordion, piano, electric piano, and strings

Commissioned by RKST21 (Ereprijs/HGO) and to be first performed by Caroline Cartens and RKST21, 13 February, 2016, Musis Sacrum, Arnhem, The Netherlands. 

Shoes and Ships and Sealing Wax (2015) 8’

for piccolo, flute, B♭ clarinet, soprano/baritone saxophone, alto saxophone, C trumpet, horn in F, 2 tenor trombones, tuba, electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, and drum kit

Commissioned by and first performed by Orkest de Ereprjis, 22 February, 2015, 21st Young Composers Meeting Opening Concert, City Hall, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands.

Jabberwock (2015) 8’ 30”

for flute/piccolo, B♭ clarinet, contrabasson, horn in F, B♭ trumpet, tenor trombone, percussion (drum kit), 3 violins, 2 violas, cello, and double bass

Written for and first performed by Sydney Symphony Orchestra's 2015 Fellowship Ensemble, 4 October, 2015, Riverside Theatres, Parramatta, Australia.

Cabbages and Kings (2014) 4’

for Mezzo-soprano, piccolo, flute, B♭ clarinet, soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, B♭ trumpet, horn in F, 2 tenor trombones, tuba, electric guitar, bass guitar, piano, and drum kit

Written for and first performed by Enikő Gősi and Orkest de Ereprjis, 1 March, 2014, 20th Young Composers Meeting, Podium Gigant, Apeldoorn, The Netherlands. Awarded the Ereprijs commission.

Radishes and Strings (2014) 5'

for Piccolo, oboe, 2 B♭ clarinets, bassoon, horn, C trumpet, trombone, 2 percussion, piano, 2 violins, viola, cello, and double bass

Written for and first performed by Alarm Will Sound, 26 July, 2014, Mizzou International Composers Festival, Missouri Theatre, Columbia, USA

String Orchestra

Fiddlesticks! (2015) 7’

for strings, percussion (at least six players: glockenspiel, high and low plastic buckets, sandpaper blocks, sports whistle, shaker and squeaky toy) and optional rapper/MC (with megaphone)

Commissioned by Sydney Youth Orchestras with the help of private donors, and first performed by SYO's Sinfonietta and Prairiewood High School percussionists, 22 November, 2015, Prairiewood High School Hall, Wetherill Park, Australia.


Frumious (2012) 8’ 30”

Piccolo, oboe,  2 B♭ clarinets, bassoon, 2 horns in F, 2 B♭ trumpets, trombone, tuba, timpani, 2 percussion, and strings

Written for and first performed by the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra for the 2012-2013 Cybec 21st Century Australian Composers Program

The audio posted below is an excerpt from the piece, please feel free to contact me if you are interested in hearing the full recording.

Performance History:

5 February 2013, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra/Brett Kelly, Iwaki Auditorium, ABC Southbank Centre

31 July 2013, Cabrillo Festival Orchestra/Scott Seaton/Chaowen Ting/Kah Chun Wong, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, USA

16 November 2013, Minot Symphony Orchestra/Scott Seaton, Ann Nicole Nelson Hall, Minot, North Dakota, USA

Boojum (2012) 7’

2 Flutes (1 dbl. picc.), 2 oboes, 2 B♭ clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns in F, 2 B♭ trumpets, 3 trombones (including bass), tuba, timpani, 1 percussion, and strings

Wind Ensemble

Bandersnatch (2013) 9’

for wind ensemble and rock duo (bass guitar and drum kit)

Piccolo, 4 flutes, 2 oboes, E♭ clarinet, 9 B♭ clarinets, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 alto saxophones, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone, 4 horns in F, 6 B♭ trumpets, 3 trombones (including bass), euphonium, tuba, timpani, bass guitar, and 3 percussionists (1 = drum kit)