Commissions

» Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and Northwest School of the Arts, 2013
New chamber work
For 2014 spring premiere

» Winston-Salem Youth Chorus, 2012
New multi-movement choral work on new poetry by Fred Chappell
For 20th anniversary year, 2013

» Peachtree United Methodist Church, Atlanta, GA, 2012
New organ, brass, percussion work honoring the 10th anniversary of the sanctuary and Mander Organs of the church
For September 2012 premiere

» Private commission, 2012
Solo organ work
For 2012 premiere

» Harvard Glee Club and Radcliffe Choral Society, 2011
New multi-movement choral work
For December 2011 premiere

» The Reformed Church of Bronxville, NY, with funding from Mr. & Mrs. Mark J. Welshimer, 2011
New multi-movement work for trumpet and organ to celebrate the new David Harris organ console of The Reformed Church of Bronxville, NY
For Autumn 2011 premiere

» American Guild of Organists, Region IV, 2009/2010
New concerto for organ and orchestra for 2011 Convention
To be premiered by the Eastern Music Festival Orchestra (Gerard Schwarz, conductor) with organist Susan Bates

» Bruton Parish Church and Carolyn Weekley, Williamsburg, VA, 2009
New work for chorus and organ
To be premiered by the Bruton Parish Church Choirs, 2010

» Association of Anglican Musicians, 2008
New multi-movement organ work for the 2009 Los Angeles Conference, Disney Hall
Premiered June 2009 by Thomas Murray

» Winston-Salem Symphony Orchestra and Arizona MusicFest, 2007
(for PHOENIX for orchestra) to open the Symphony’s 2007-2008 concert season. Performance at February 2008 Arizona MusicFest.

» St. John’s Baptist Church of Charlotte, NC, 2008
New Organ Work for dedication of new Letourneau pipe organ

» Aliénor, 2008
New Chamber Work for baroque oboe, baroque cello and harpsichord for their 2008 Convention

» Virginia Festival of American Voices, 2006
(new work to be premiered in March 2007)

» Mars Hill College (NC), 2006
(new choral work for Sesquicentennial)

» Janeanne Houston, soprano (Seattle, WA), 2006
(new song cycle for soprano and piano )

» The South Bend Chamber Singers of Notre Dame, IN, 2005
(for The Isaiah Canticles)

» Spreckels’ Organ Society (San Diego, CA), 2005
(for Spreckels’ Fancy (A Festive Piece for Organ) for the the 90th anniversary of the Spreckels’ Organ, Balboa Park)

» Winston-Salem Children’s Chorus, 2005
(for The Gift of Music in celebration of its tenth anniversary year)

» Mary Bartlett and Western Piedmont Symphony Orchestra, 2005
(for Concerto for Harp and Orchestra)

» United Music Publishers (England), 2004
(for Dance the Joy for organ for new anthology)

» Casavant Frères (Québec), 2004
(for In Mystery and Wonder [The Casavant Diptych] in celebration of this distinguished pipe organ builder’s 125th Anniversary)

» Indianapolis Symphonic Choir and the Lilly Endowment, 2003
(for From East to West [a Christmas anthem for SATB chorus and organ] honoring 25 years of service of accompanist, Charles Manning)

» Music Teachers National Association (MTNA), NC Chapter, 2003
(for The Five Senses for piano) for 2003 North Carolina State Convention)

» Old Salem, Inc.(with funding from Mr. & Mrs. Mark Welshimer), 2003
(for The Salem Sonata for organ) in celebration of the 2004 re-dedication of the restored 1800 Tannenberg pipe organ)

» Drs. Gerald and Mary Ann Taylor, 2003
(for O Sing to the Lord a New Song [for SATB chorus and piano] honoring the retirement of Wake Forest University Chaplain, Edgar D. Christman)

» The Louisville Orchestra (leader of consortium commission), 2002
(for Symphony No. 1 [Symphony of Seasons] other orchestras included the North Carolina Symphony and the Salisbury Symphony Orchestra)

» First Presbyterian Church, Greensboro, NC, 2003
(for Celebration [Variations for Organ] in honor of the 20th anniversary of J. Patrick Murphy as Director of Music Ministry)

» The Carolina Chamber Chorale, 2000-2001
(for SATB choral cycle, A DuBose Heyward Triptych, based on the poetry of DuBose Heyward for the 2001 Spoleto USA festival)

» New York Gay Men’s Chorus, 2000-2001
(for TTBB choral work, Freedom, based on Maya Angelou’s Equality for 2001 Carnegie Hall World Premiere)

» 2001 Chicago International Organ Festival of Fourth Presbyterian Church
(for solo organ work, Fanfare, for February 2001 World Premiere by the composer)

» North Carolina Composer Fellowship, 2000-2001
(for chamber work for flute, cello and piano, Reynolda Reflections. Performances by the Foothills Chamber Festival Ensemble, Mallarmé Chamber Ensemble, and Kansas City Summerfest.)

» American Guild of Organists, 1999-2000
(for organ work, Jubilo, for the 2001 Regional Competitions for Young Organists [RCYO])

» Montreal Boys’ Choir Course (of the Royal School of Church Music), 1999-2000
(for Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis [Montréal] for SATB choir and organ for premiere in Montréal in August, 2000, conducted by John Scott, Organist at London’s St. Paul’s Cathedral)

» Choral Art Society (Portland, ME), 1998
(for Gloria for choir, brass, percussion)

» American Guild of Organists, 1998
(for work for flute and organ, Sonata da Chiesa, for 1999 Region IV Convention)

» Greensboro Youth Chorus, 1997
(for SSA and piano choral work, Venite, for Tenth Anniversary Year, 1998)

» American Guild of Organists, 1995-1996
(for organ/orchestra work, “Ere long we shall see…“, for ’96 National Centennial Convention, New York City)

» The Bel Canto Company, 1996
(for multi-movement, SATB a cappella choral work, Holy Canticles)

» First Presbyterian Church (Topeka,KS), 1996
(for a 10-movement organ work, Windows of Comfort, celebrating the church’s Tiffany windows)

» North Carolina Music Educator’s Association, 1994
(for choral work, Poems ‘n Pairs, for State Convention Elementary Honors Choir)

» The Mallarmé Chamber Players, 1993
(for chamber work for flute, viola and harp, Dream Steps)

» North Carolina Composer Fellowship, 1992-1993
(for orchestral work, Hues for orchestra)

» The Oratorio Singers of Charlotte, 1992-1993
(for multi-movement SATB choral work with wind quintet, Windswept [the trees])

» American Guild of Organists, 1992
(for solo organ work Voyage, for 1992 AGO National Convention)

» The Barlow Endowment for Music, 1990-1991
(for harpsichord concerto, Concerto Grosso)

» The Singing Boys of Pennsylvania, 1990-1991
(for dramatic choral work, Columbus Madrigals)

» Fourth Presbyterian Church, Chicago, 1990
(for SATB a cappella choral work, Alleluia Dialogues)

» The Second American Classical Guitar Congress, 1989
(for work for guitar and orchestra, Dayspring)

» The Pittsburgh Organ Artists Series, 1989
(for work for solo organ, Rubrics, for tenth anniversary year)

» The Charlotte Symphony Orchestra, 1987-1988
(for orchestral work, Creation’s Seeing Order)

» The Choral Art Society [Portland, Maine], 1987
(for choral work “changing perceptions” & EPITAPH)

» The Knoxville Symphony Orchestra, 1986
(for orchestral work, When Morning Stars Begin to Fall)

» Catskill Choral Society [Oneonta, NY], 1985-1986
(for Mass setting, Missa Brevis “The Brass Mass,” for choir and brass ensemble)

» North Carolina Dance Theatre, 1986
(for ballet, Scintillations)

» Music Teachers National Association [NC], 1985
(for chamber work, “the moon commands”)

» Hartwick College Choir, 1985
(for choral drama, Instant Culture)

» Barbara Harbach, 1985
(for harpsichord work, The Breakers Pound)

» Patricia Dixon, 1984
(for solo guitar work, Ecstasy in Jericho)

» Wake Forest University
1983, for choral work, The Texture of Creation;
1984, for orchestral work, Phoenix and Again)

» Ithaca College, 1983
(for choral work, Break Away!, for Annual Choral Festival)

» Binghamton Symphony Orchestra, 1982
(for work for soprano and orchestra, Lairs of Soundings)

» I.B.M. [for Binghamton Symphony Youth Orchestra], 1982
(for orchestral work, Dances for Orchestra)

» The Saturn Trio, 1982
(for chamber work, In the Almost Evening)

» Union Theological Seminary [New York], 1980
(new brass, organ, percussion work, Phoenix Fanfare)