2015

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.

THE VAGABONDS

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


2004

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


2003

HAROLD AND THE PURPLE CRAYON

Choreographed by Cherylyn Lavagnino. Premiered 2003 New York University


2002

UNEASY DANCES

Commissioned by The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange. Premiere - Danspace, New York City.


2000

HALLELUJAH

Commissioned by The Liz Lerman Dance Exchange and the University of Arizona. Premiere - Centennial Hall, Tucson, AZ. March, 2000


1998

PAR TERRE

Commissioned by Terry Creach and Dancers. Premiere - Wave Hill, 1998


1996

THE BEAST

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


1995

DEADLY SINS

Commissioned by Phyllis Lamhut. Premiere-Dance Theater Workshop, NYC March, 1995