Solo in three diverse stylistic movements, a challenging work-out. 2nd movement adds a temple bowl and triangle for effect. The 3rd movement draws inspiration from a ubiquitous African rhythm pattern. Well
A lively Jazz/Rock mallet trio with a Calypso-type rhythmic feel (ca. 6’).
One of the first titles in the repertoire for percussion and recorded sound, this classic recital piece has been re-worked so as to be played with CD accompaniment. The piece is a duet between
Here is an appealing showcase for a performer to demonstrate their musical abilities on hand drums. There is plenty of room for improvisation.
Here is the third place winner in the 2010 PAS Composition Contest! It is a tour-de-force for a solo timpanist!
Scored for two snare drums, this work was inspired by West African rhythmic procedures. It includes a cadenza section that can be opened up to highlight each performer.
Here is the second-place winner of the 2015 PAS Italy Composition Contest. In this challenging solo, several different contrasts in timbre are achieved by using the normal playing area as well as the rim
There is actually no White Alert in the Homeland Security Alert System. White Alert is my own creation. In the simplest of terms it represents the moans of the planet earth or, perhaps, the echo of
Challenging duet for two accomplished performers. Lots of notes, lots of musical nuance required. A great workout!
Latin Looks is scored in a lively Latin-rock groove for two marimbas, percussion and bass. The piece can be played as a duet with accompaniment track, or without the recorded accompaniment and
A lively frame drum solo for one player that will appeal to players and audiences alike! Extensive performance notes included.
Lively feature for two players on Pandeiro and Riq. Written with intricate ensemble passages as well as solo space for both players. The piece combines a variety of rhythmic patterns from both Brazil
Challenging and lively recital duo scored for Riqs or 2 tambourines with plastic heads. Performers utilize both cabaret and soft position techniques.
Penumbra is a challenging work scored for multi-percussionist and B-flat clarinet. It is great for the advanced recital.
This is a somewhat programmatic musical discourse on the foibles of love, or something like that! It is scored for three multi-percussionists in three movements. Yes, triangles are involved, but a
Here is the first place winner of the 2013 PAS Italy Composition Contest. It is a great recital showcase for the adventurous vibist! The vibraphone scoring interacts beautifully with the
Here is a challenging two-movement workout for two accomplished marimbist's with piano. It is a concert length work which has been edited and meticulously restored by Kathleen Kastner.
An accessible, melodic, audience friendly marimba trio that offers a myriad of arrangement possibilities. In addition to the marimba parts, music is included for an alternate Bb, Eb or C instrument, as well
A challenging ensemble that features multiple pop and Latin musical styles. Sections can opened up for extended solo features.
This arrangement of Boccherini's widely known work is scored for four xylophone, vibraphone, and two marimbas. The marimba parts can be adjusted so as to be playable on one instrument.