Ahead of All Parting explores the emotions of life, death, and what lies beyond as told through the lush sounds of the harp and the dark, sonorous qualities of the mezzo-soprano and bassoon.
All That You Need is You is an uplifting and joyful work celebrating the idea of following our dreams based on a text by Carisa Kozicki. Commissioned by the Flower Mound High School Choir under the
Great for community or college ensembles. Celebrates the diversity of the Latino culture in the United States. Duration approximately 10 minutes. America Belongs to Us explores the idea of the
A beautiful a cappella tone poem, set on a text by Amy Lowell, that evokes winds sweeping through the trees, wild joy, and the light of a single bright star piercing through the night. Varying harmonic
The first concerto of its kind, Cane tells a dramatic story of one bassoon reed's journey from its origins as raw, organic cane, to the final joy of playing on the finished reed. The colors
Based on texts by Kris Radish, this set of three songs for treble choirs focuses on letting go of fears and being true to yourself. The set includes: 1. The Dark Line; 2. Morning Prayer; 3. Dancing
Dawn for Horn in F and piano is inspired by a poem of the same name by Scandinavian Poet Edith Sodergran (1892-1923). This work was commissioned by Steven Cohen to make the premiere recording
This piece tells the story of our Galaxy, of the great unknown and what lies beyond, and where we belong within this vastness of space. The soloists and the ensemble paint a picture of this great
This work tells of joy and pleasure, reveling in beauty and the ecstatic joy of being overwhelmed by something too beautiful. Amy Lowell's text is set in an a cappella texture, with modern harmonies,
Metamorphosis for two oboes and piano explores the idea of rebirth and growth through trials and tribulations. The work concludes with a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson that brings together the
Using the translated poems of Chinese women poets from the 3rd century through the 20th century, the soprano and oboe weave a story of love, death, life, and what we hold close to our hearts.