New Cello Works 2018-06-13T12:43:30+00:00

Escher Triptych

M.C. Escher is known for his mind-bending prints that frequently created impossible geometry or meshed perspectives in unexpected ways. I remember learning about tessellations in a middle school math class [...]

2017-12-08T09:18:11+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By Violin and Cello|Work Type

Two Canons

This set of two canons is loosely inspired by the Telemann Canonic Sonatas. These can be played by two cellists, or by one cellist either live with a delay patch, [...]

2017-12-08T09:14:17+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By Two Cellos, or Solo Cello with electronic delay|Work Type

Esoptron (Cello and Marimba)

Esoptron was written in response to Peter Randall-Page's sculpture Granite Song and the original Greek word 'esoptron' means 'reflection' or 'a mirror not made out of glass'. This is reminiscent [...]

2017-11-12T17:31:53+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Marimba|Work Type


Written especially for cellist Keith Tempest, Oligos comes from being in a place that is neither here nor there, an 'almost' period of restless waiting to transition to a new [...]

2017-11-12T17:26:42+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Piano|Work Type

Colored Field

Composed after visiting the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau.

2017-10-21T03:37:39+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and large orchestra|Work Type

Second Ballad

Commissioned by Stephanie Key for David Mollenaur's 50th Birthday.

2017-10-21T03:33:54+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Piano|Work Type

Meditation (in Memory of John Lennon)

Written shortly after John Lennon's death.

2017-10-21T03:24:42+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By cello and piano|Work Type



2017-10-21T03:18:45+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By Cello and Chamber orchestra|Work Type

On Distant Shores

Written for the Rioult Dance Company, the 2nd movement incorporates Air, originally for Cello and piano.

2017-10-21T03:12:17+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By Solo cello, oboe, string quartet, piano|Work Type

String Quartet No. 2 “Six Faces”

Like the movements of my first string quartet, “Ars Mathematica,” the six movements of this work are inspired in part by paintings. The six paintings are Georges Braque’s "Girl with [...]

2017-10-21T02:59:53+00:00 Composed By |Instrumentation By String Quartet|Work Type