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Underlined titles link to sound files and program notes. 

"The Time's Been Sweet" (2010, rev. 2012) for flute, clarinet, piano, violin, and cello. Premiered at June in Buffalo 2013 by Ensemble Linea

"Gethsemani Verses" (2014) for alto saxophone duo

Commissioned by Masahito Sugihara with a Sam Houston State University Faculty Research Grant

"The Years Roll Round" for viola and cello

Written for Nina Bledsoe and Daniel Saenz

Premiered at Sam Houston State University, April 2019


"Weary Pilgrim" (2018) for string quartet

Written for the Westheimer String Quartet

Premiered at Lone Star College-CyFair, April 2018

“My son, come tell to me” (2015) for trumpet, horn and trombone

Premiered at SHSU, October 2015

“Dulcimer Songs” (2011, 2014) for piano and 9 strings 

Premiered by Ilonka Rus-Edery, piano, and the SHSU Sinfonietta.

Composer conducting. SHSU, April 2015

“If I can reach the charming sound” (2013) for guitar, keyboard percussion, piano and harp

Premiered by members of SHSU New Music Lab

SHSU Contemporary Music Festival 2013

“A Circle of Stone” (2013) for cello and percussion.

Premiered by Daniel Saenz (cello) and Adam Beard (percussion)

Moores Opera House, February 2013

“Hymn and Shimmy” (2012) for oboe, clarinet, and bassoon

Premiered by faculty artists Patricia Card, Megan Blauvelt-Heuer, and Nathan Koch at Sam Houston State University, October 2012

“Stories I could tell” – little poems (2012) for clarinet quartet

Premiered by SHSU Student Quartet

Sam Houston State University, October 2012

“Pastorale” (2010) for woodwind quartet.

Recorded by students Morgan Gentry, Analis Mays, Jake Smith,

Sonia Nieto, and Jenny Yang 

Sam Houston State University, October 2012


"Ev'ning Shades Appear" (2009) for cello duet

Written for Andrew Cavazos and Daron Kirsch

Sam Houston State University, 2009

"Drakeville Ballad" for violin and guitar

Written for faculty artists Naomi Gjevre and Alejandro Montiel 

Sam Houston State University, 2009

"Antiphonal Prelude" for three trumpets

Sam Houston State University, April 2005

"In returning and rest" for woodwind quintet. Commissioned by OMAGGIO, the memorial festival for Berio in London, 2004

Geraldine Watson's Cabin - Big Thicket
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