Works for Piano and Percussion

To request scores to any of these pieces, please send an email to Laurie with your requests.

Cello Concerto for cello and chamber orchestra (2006)
Written for David Russell and the UC Davis Orchestra
First performed February 11, 2007, Mondavi Center, Davis, CA, D. Kern Holoman conducting
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nights bright days for chamber orchestra (1998) * Published by APNM (Association for the Promotion of NewMusic).
Written for the Wellesley Composers Conference.
First performed August 8, 1998, Jewett Hall, Wellesley College, Efrain Guigui conducting.
Published by APNM (Association for the Promotion of New Music)
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Flotsam and Jetsam for full orchestra (1995)
Written for the UC Berkeley Symphony Orchestra.
First performed April 28, 1995, Hertz Hall, UC Berkeley, Laurie San Martin conducting.
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Two Pieces for piano and percussion

I. Fragments(2010) Written for the Washington Square Contemporary Chamber Players.
First performed April 7, 2010, Merkin Hall, NY.
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II. Bone Dance (2001) Written for Dinosaur Annex.
First performed February 4, 2001, Boston, MA.
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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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Elephant’s Graveyard for clarinet, violin, bass and piano (2009)
Incidental music for a play by Jade McCutchean.
First performance October 23, 2009, Mondavi Center, UC Davis.

Overture Listen
Emma’s Dance Listen
Scene Change Music, 1 Listen
Shaman’s Dance Listen
Scene Change, 2 Listen
Pharmaceutical Dance Listen
Cabaret Scene Change Music Listen
Scene Change Music, featuring the Bass Listen

Dawn Song for flute and marimba (2009)
Written for Dinosaur Annex.
First performed November 1, 2009, Boston, MA.
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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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movement 2 Listen
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Child’s Play for viola and percussion (2007)
Commissioned by Ellen Ruth Rose and Chris Froh
First performed April 14, 2008, Vanderhoef Studio Theater, Mondavi Center, Davis, CA.
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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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movement 2 Listen

Octurnal for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion (2001) * Published by APNM
Written for eighth blackbird.
First performed July 6, 2001, Norfolk Music Festival, CT.
Published by APNM (Association for the Promotion of New Music).
movement 1 Listen
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Circus Maximus for piano trio (2000) *Published by APNM
Commissioned by the Left Coast Chamber Ensemble.
First performed January 24, 2000, War Memorial Building, San Francisco, CA.
Published by APNM.
movement 1 Listen
movement 2 Listen
movement 3 Listen

Quicksand for flute, clarinet, violin, cello and piano (1999)
Commissioned by the BU/Brandeis Composers Colletcive.
First performed April 5, 1998, Brandeis University.

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.
movement 1 Listen
movement 2 Listen

Septet for flute, clarinet, piano, violin, viola, cello and bass (1992)
First performed December 17, 1993, St. Johns Church.

Lachrymae for solo piano (2007) for Marilyn Nonken.
First performed February 9, 2007, Chamber Music Now! Philadelphia, PA.
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Dances for solo piano (2004-2007)

  • I. Tangozilla (2004) for Amy Briggs Dissanayake. First performed April 9, 2005, PianoForte, Chicago IL.
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  • II. Zambra? (2004, 2007) for Amy Briggs Dissanayake. First performed October 27, 2007, Berkeley Art Cener, Karen Rosenak, pianist.
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  • III. Ziozuki (2007), for Karen Rosenak. First performed October 27, 2007, Berkeley Art Center.
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Cuerpos (also called Bodies in Motion) for piano (2005)
Commissioned by Lara Downes (piano) and Glenda Drew (video artist). First performed May 25, 2005, Vanderhoef Studio Theater, Mondavi Center, Davis, CA.

Linea Negra for marimba (2004) * Published by APNM
Written for Chris Froh. First performed October 14, 2004, American Academy in Rome.
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Inciting Chaos for piano (1992)
First performed January, 1992, UC Davis Music Department, Steven Weigt, piano.

 

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