SECRETS OF THE NORTH
For actor, two dancers, string quartet, nyckelharpa, concertina and Mouth harp.
Incidental music to a story by Isak Dinesen, The Sailor-Boy's Tale. Commissioned by the Hudson Valley Festival of the Arts, with assistance from New York University. Premiere: The Mohonk Mountain House.
Chamber music composed for strings, winds, brass, marimba and cimbalom, with Mixed Chors and Actors, and full-screen projections. Inpired by the writings and illumiations of poet William Blake. Commissioned by LABA, Excerpt premiered at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, NYC
ACCUSTOMED TO TRAVELLING
Composed for performance by singer Naaz Hosseini (formerly of Meredith Monks Company, The House,) and violist Andy Teirstein. Choreographed by Jim Martin. Text: Mahmoud Darwish. Premiered at NYU Tisch School of the Arts Dance Faculty Workshop. November, 2004
TRACES OF BRUSH
Commissioned by Temple University for Choreographer Kun Yang Lin
Premiere The Yard, Chilmark, Ma, 2004
MEN IN SUITS
Commissioned by Chris Elam. Premiere 2004, PS 122, New York City
WHO WILL ROLL AWAY THE STONE?
Commissioned by Mary Seidman. Premiered 2004, Merce Cunningham Studio
HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON
Choreographed by Cherylyn Lavagnino. Premiered 2003 New York University
Commissioned by The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange. Premiere - Danspace, New York City.
Commissioned by The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange and the University of Arizona. Premiere - Centennial Hall, Tucson, AZ. March, 2000
Commissioned by Terry Creach and Dancers. Premiere - Wave Hill, 1998
Commissioned by Donald Byrd/The Group. Premiere- BAM Majestic Theater, NYC April, 1996
RHAPSODY FOR BOY SOPRANO AND STRINGS
Commissioned by Stephen Petronio Danco Co., Inc. Premiere - The Joyce Theater, NYC April, 1996
Commissioned by Phyllis Lamhut. Premiere-Dance Theater Workshop, NYC March, 1995