Cello

Vast Steppe for solo cello (2016) 
Commissioned by Rhonda Rider, Artist in residence with the Petrified National Forest. First performance March 20, 2016 Hubbard Hall, Cambridge, New York.
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Conference of the Birds Unfeathered, for Haleh Abghari (2011-12)
Written for Haleh Abghari and the Empyrean Ensemble plus electronics and media. Scored for soprano and percussion soloists plus violin, cello, clarinet & electronics. First performance April 22, 2012, Mondavi Center, Davis, CA.
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we turn in the night in a circle of fire, Concerto for Two Violins and Chamber Ensemble (2015). 
Written for the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players. Hrabba Atladottir & Gabriela Diaz, violin soloists, Steve Schick, conducting. Scored for 2 violins, viola, cello, bass, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone.

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Tiny Font for string quintet (2013) Written for the St Louis Symphony. First performance March 15, 2013.
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Elective Affinities for gayageum and string quartet (2009)
Written for the Pacific Rim Festival.
First performed April 23, 2010, UC Santa Cruz, CA by Ji-young Yi and the Lydian String Quartet, Laurie San Martin conducting.
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Objets Trouvés for clarinet, violin, cello, piano (2008)
Written for the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
First performed May 12, 2008, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley, CA by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble

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Epithalamion for viola and cello (2006)
Written for Tanya Maggi and David Russell
First performed October 28, 2007, Berkeley Art Center, Darcy Rindt, viola, and Dan Reiter, cello.

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Concerto for Four for oboe, flute, cello and piano (2004)
Commissioned by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble
First performed October 21, 2004, Throckmorton Theater, Mill Valley, CA by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble.
Available on CD: Left Coast Chamber Ensemble San Francisco Premieres

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Kythe for string quartet (2002)
Commissioned by the Park City Residency.
First performed July 20, 2002, Sundance Institute, Kythe Quartet.
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Octurnal for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion (2001)
Written for eighth blackbird. First performed July 6, 2001, Norfolk Music Festival, CT.
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Circus Maximus for piano trio (2000) 
Commissioned by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble.
First performed January 24, 2000, War Memorial Building, San Francisco, CA.
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Threshold for viola and cello (1999)
Written for David Russell and Tanya Maggi.
First performed May 5, 1999, Brandeis University.
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Rhondabout for cello and piano (1997)
Commissioned by Rhonda Rider.
First performed February 28, 1998, Rhonda Rider & Judith Gordon, Brandeis University.
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Exchanges for clarinet, cello and piano (1996)
First performed October 17, 1996 by Gary Gorczyca (clarinet), Rhonda Rider (cello) & Steven Weigt (piano), Brandeis University.
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