Propaganda (2012)

for muted glockenspiel and soprano saxophone.

If you repeat something long enough, no matter how absurd or nonsensical, people will eventually believe it. Written for Brett William Dietz & Griffin Campbell.

So I could not send answer (2011)

for two cellphones and computer.

Both performers use amplified cellphones to text poetry back-and-forth as a randomized audio track unfolds to overwhelming volumes. Written for Police Academy (Mike Perdue & Mariel Roberts).

When the Lights Change (2010)

duet for two keyboards and vocalists

Players react to randomized video projections with assigned stage tasks while performing music material based on Ravel’s Gaspard de la nuit. Written for the Ekmeles Vocal Ensemble.

Drift (2009)

for drumset and any amplified instrument.

Meant to be a lead sheet for a metal band – like a jazz fakebook on pills. Written for futureCities (Anne Rainwater & Jude Traxler).

Fallout (2009)

for two performers arguing on any subject.

With simple rhythms, two (or more) performers have improvisatory spats on random topics. Lasting only sixty seconds, both parties must continually react while speaking / shouting in the rhythms provided. Written for Andy Kozar & William Lang.