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Current Position

  • Visiting Professor of Music (Clarinet) and Distinguished Scholar, Southern Illinois University Carbondale

 

Compositions

  • Of Foxes, Dragons, and Leprechauns for junior high band, 2018

  • Togetherness for flute and clarinet, 2017

  • Ignorance and Blitz for clarinet quintet, 2017

  • The Bangui Anomaly for clarinet and bass clarinet duo, 2017

  • Two Reflections on the Crab Nebula for solo alto saxophone, 2016

  • Parallel Histories: An Excursion for 2 clarinets and band, 2016

  • Ruff ‘em Up for clarinet quintet, 2016

  • Mope & Boogie for clarinet and piano, 2014

  • 2 Teez for clarinet and string quartet, 2013

  • Chiral Symmetries for solo clarinet, 2013

  • Shadows from Flames for solo clarinet with bass clarinet quartet, 2011

  • Pursuits of Happiness for clarinet sextet, 2011

  • Three Hasty Studies for clarinet ensemble, 2010

  • Lines, Planes, Spaces for clarinet trio, 2010

  • Four Tempers for three clarinetists and drum set, 2009

  • Bipolarang for two B-flat clarinets, 2008

  • Double Life for solo clarinet, 2007

  • The Moon In My Window for solo clarinet, 2007                                         

  • Peg & Hole Collide for clarinet quartet, 2006

  • 2 Cool 2 B Flat for two E-flat clarinets and piano, 2005

  • Rrowzer! for solo clarinet, 2005

  • Black Swirls for clarinet duet, 2004

  • Finger Food, etudes for clarinet, 2001-02

  • 3 for 2 for clarinet and percussion, 2001

  • One Liners for clarinet trio, 2000

  • Coconut Candy for solo clarinet, 2000

  • Ritual for clarinet duet, 2000

  • Chips Off the Ol’ Block for solo bass clarinet, 1999

  • So What Elsa’s New for clarinet duet, 1997

  • Sub(t)rains O’ Strata’s Fears for solo clarinet, 1996

  • Preludes, book I for solo clarinet, 1994

  • Music for Clarinets for solo clarinet and clarinet ensemble, 1992-94

  • Etude for Barney for solo clarinet, 1990

  • The Jungle for solo clarinet, 1989                                          

  • Folk Songs for solo clarinet, 1986

  • Tricolor Capers for solo clarinet, 1980​

                       

Performance Highlights

  • Solo performances – Performances of my compositions at international festivals in Tokyo, Stockholm, Madrid, Riga, Assisi, Ghent, Zurich, Porto, Vancouver, and throughout the United States, regular ongoing performance/lecture/workshop tours worldwide

  • MusicNOW, Musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, member since 2000 - performances and premieres by Golijov, Salonen, Ran, Hillborg, Bettison, Matthews, Benjamin, Berio, Turnage, Birtwistle, Knussen, Donatoni, and others; conductors: Boulez, Salonen, Benjamin, Macelaru, Colnot,

  • Tone Road Ramblers – Performance tours throughout the US; residencies at major universities (UT-Austin, UCSD, U of South Florida, U of IL, U of Michigan, and others)

  • Recordings on Centaur, Capstone, Cedille, Einstein, New World, and Cirrus labels                   

 

Awards, Honors, Residencies

  • Collaborative Artist Residency, Brush Creek Center for the Arts, March 2015

  • Individual Artist Residency, Ragdale Foundation, 2016, 2014, 2013

  • Tone Road Ramblers, annual artist residencies, Ragdale Foundation, 1993-2009, 2012-2014

  • Illinois Arts Council Artist Fellowships for Music Composition, 2009, 2005, 2001

  • Phi Kappa Phi North Central Region Artist Award for 1998-2001 triennium

  • SIUC Outstanding Scholar Award, 1999 - http://excellenceawards.siu.edu/pastwinners/scholar/index.html

 

Education

  • DMA, Eastman School of Music, Outstanding DMA Student Award, 1986

  • MM, Yale School of Music, Yale Alumni Prize, 1981

  • BM, North Texas State University, Pi Kappa Lambda Outstanding Senior Award, 1979

2010 - present

2010 - present