Scores and parts are available from the composer or through the Canadian Music Centre library. Click on the audio samples to listen - or listen to them all through the player at the bottom of the page. Follow the links to program notes. Score samples coming soon! The pieces are organized in reverse chronological order within the following categories: Solo instrumental (accompanied and unaccompanied). Solo vocal (accompanied and unaccompanied).
Scores and parts are available from the composer or through the Canadian Music Centre library.
Click on the audio samples to listen - or listen to them all through the player at the bottom of the page.
Follow the links to program notes.
Score samples coming soon!
The pieces are organized in reverse chronological order within the following categories:
Solo instrumental (accompanied and unaccompanied).
Solo vocal (accompanied and unaccompanied).
Solo Instrumental (accompanied and unaccompanied):
Three Conjoined Trifles. Bassoon (contrabassoon) and piano. 4’30” (2008) PROGRAM NOTES
- Commissioned and premiered by Catherine Carignan, bassoonist with the Victoria Symphony Orchestra.
- To be performed in Brazil, 2010.
Branchings and for the trees. Flute. ca. 10’ (ongoing collections of short pieces since 2007)
- Toured the Canadian Fringe theatre festival circuit in the play Old Growth.
Three lonely or angry pieces. Carillon. ca. 6’ (2007)
So Joab blew a trumpet. Trumpet. 5’ (2007) PROGRAM NOTES
- Performed by Jeremy Maitland across Canada and the U.S.
Snowforms (revision). Soprano saxophone and string orchestra. 5’ (2006)
- Premiered by Dariusz Samol at the Saxophone Festival in Szczecin, Poland.
Eight Dudes. Trumpet. 10’ (2005) PROGRAM NOTES
- Premiered by Russell Whitehead (Edmonton Symphony Orchestra).
Static. Violin. 7’ (2005)
- Premiered by Dianne New (Edmonton Symphony Orchestra).
Humoresque. Viola and piano. 5'00" (2000, revised 2010)
- Will be performed in Canada and the Czech Republic by Jan Reznicek and Eduard Spacil, 2010.
Fuzzy Logic. Flute, clarinet/bass cl., violin, cello, piano, percussion, narrator and electroacoustics. 10-15’ (upcoming)
- To be premiered by Continuum, with the composer narrating - 2011.
- Commissioned with the support of the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council.
Trails. Structured improvisation (game piece) for chamber ensemble and electroacoustics. 10’ (upcoming)
- To be premiered by Ensemble Mujirushi on a Canadian tour - October 2010.
- Commissioned with the support of the Ontario Arts Council.
Reflections on a Medieval Tune. String quartet. ca. 10’ (2006)
- Premiered by Quatuor Bozzini in Montréal, April 2008.
Sin Mar a Bha. Flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, 2 violins, viola, ‘cello, bass, piano, percussion. 10’ (2006)
- Composed for the 2006 National Arts Centre Young Composers’ Programme.
- Premiered by members of l’Orchestre de la Francophonie Canadienne, conducted by Jean-Phillipe Tremblay - June 2006.
Stoirnmfly Ewecatiheron. Saxophone quartet. ca. 8’30” (2005)
- Premiered by the Edmonton Saxophone Quartet - October 2005.
Open Cage. Chance/aleatoric piece for voice, flute, clarinet, horn, violin, cello, piano. ca.15’ (2004)
Daeludium. Piano, clarinet, string quartet. 4’30” (2002)
Casa Loma Varations. Concert band (advanced high school level). 7’30” (2010)
- Winner of the University of Toronto Schools Centennial Composition Competition.
- Premiered, with the composer conducting - April 24, 2010.
Windmill Dance. String orchestra (high school level). 8’ (2010)
Saturday Night at Fort Chambly. Orchestra. 6’ (2009) PROGRAM NOTES
- Commissioned by the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra on the occasion of their 30th anniversary.
- Premiered by the SPO, conducted by Jerome Summers - October 17, 2009.
Tow Hill. Orchestra. 10’ (2009) PROGRAM NOTES
- Commissioned by the Scarborough Philharmonic Orchestra with the support of the Toronto Arts Council.
- Premiered by the SPO, conducted by Ronald Royer: April 18, 2009.
Reiteration. Orchestra. 8’ (2008) PROGRAM NOTES
- Winner of the 2008 Orchestras Mississauga Emerging Composer Competition. Premiered by the Mississauga Symphony in March, 2009.
Fantasy on “In Dulci Jubilo”. Orchestra. 6’ (2004)
- Publicly read by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra: December 19, 2005.
Dance Attack!. Orchestra. 6’ (2004) PROGRAM NOTES
- Finalist in the Toronto Symphony Orchestra’s “New Creations” young composers’ competition, 2004. Publicly read by the TSO: May 31, 2004.
Scintillator (text by randomly-generated email spam). Unaccompanied soprano. 5’ (2008). PROGRAM NOTES
- Premiered by Kristin Mueller-Heaslip, winner of the 2008 Eckhardt-Gramatté competition, across Canada on her winner’s tour - October/November 2008.
this is a haiku (text by the composer). Soprano, violin, small percussion. 3’ (2006)
The Stolen Child (text by W.B. Yeats). Mezzo-soprano, oboe, piano. 5’ (2003)
Testimonium Paupertatis (text by Wassily Kandinsky). Soprano, alto and bass clarinet, violin, viola, percussion. Variable length (minimum 5’) (2002)
Eight Poems of Dennis Lee (texts by Dennis Lee). Soprano (tenor) and string quartet (piano). 17’ (2002) PROGRAM NOTES
- Premiered by Kristin Mueller-Heaslip - August 2002.
- Performed by Tamara Hummel and the Talisker Players - February 2004.
- Performed in Shanghai, China - May 2010.
The Tiger (text by William Blake). Mezzo-soprano and piano. 4’ (2002)
Ode on the Mammoth Cheese Weighing over 7,000 Pounds (text by James McIntyre). SATB chorus (high school level) and piano. 5’ (2009)
- Winner of the University of Toronto Schools centennial composition competition, 2010
- Premiered by the UTS choir, April 24 2010
Huron Kyrie (liturgical Kyrie text). SATB choir a capella. 2’30”. (2008)
Light Looked Down (text by Laurence Housman). SATB choir a capella. 5’. (2007)
- To be performed by Voices, June 2011
Rainbow (phonetic text by the composer). SSAATTBB choir a capella. (Phonetic text by the composer). 10’ (2005) PROGRAM NOTES
- Commissioned by the Da Camera Singers, Edmonton.
Lyre (text by the composer). SATB choir and piano. 5’ (2005) PROGRAM NOTES
- Premiered by the Toronto Chamber Choir in May 2005 as part of the Metamorphosis Festival, Toronto. Performed again by the TCC in November 2007.
to the north saskatchewan river. 2-track tape. 1’. (2008)
Countdown. 2-track tape. 1’ (2006)
- Selected by Vox Novus for their 2006 “Pacific Rim Mix”.
The Phony Mobile. Live electronics, pre-recorded English phonemes. ∞’ (2006)
- excerpts used in “The Listening Pool: Low Tide” at Nextfest and “Parking Lot Project” at The Works Art & Design Festival - June/July 2006.
Time Will Erase (libretto by Kristin Mueller-Heaslip). One-act opera for soprano voice and alto saxophone. 20’ (2009).
A Christmas Carol (text by Charles Dickens, edited by the composer). Narrator and string quartet (also playing simple percussion instruments). 70’ (2004)
- Premiered by the Silver Birch String Quartet (Sudbury, ON).
Death to the Butterfly Dictator! (monodrama, libretto by Kristin Mueller-Heaslip) Soprano, multiple clarinets/alto sax, trumpet/flugelhorn, trombone, tuba, violin, viola, cello, percussion, conductor (theatrical role). 20’ (2003) PROGRAM NOTES
- Received a SOCAN Award for Young Composers, 2004.