Selected Listening:


From 2nd Partita for Solo Violin– recipient of a Berklee Faculty Recording Grant; recorded by the composer (Francine Trester, violin) August, 2017
i. Final as First

iii. When... Restoration

Walkers with the Dawn– commissioned by the Rivers School, a setting of poetry by Langston Hughes; for baritone solo, chorus, and orchestra; premiered at Jordan Hall, New England Conservatory with Robert Honeysucker, soloist; May 14, 2017

From Nahant Calling (words and music by the composer) – commissioned by the Nahant Music Festival and recipient of a Nahant Cultural Council Grant; premiered June 3, 2017 with NMF Artistic Director Donald Wilkinson, baritone, Peggy Pearson, oboe, Martha Moore, harp, Timothy Steele, pinao and the vocal apprentices of the 2017 Festival.

Legend of Swallows Cave (excerpt)  Restoration

At the River– Commissioned and premiered by the Boston Landmarks Orchestra; Jayne West soprano soloist (2015)

From the song cycle Domestic Affairs– Song cycle of original words and music; recipient of a Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant; written for contralto Elizabeth Anker, pianist John McDonald and violist Scott Woolweaver; performances in Newton, Weston, and Shirley MA, and at Berklee College of Music (2008)


Restoration Restoration

Album Album

From 5 Summer Haiku– For narrator, violin, clarinet, and piano; original words and music; premiered by Kathryn Wright (narrator), Francine Trester (violin), Peter Cokkinias (clarinet), and Louis Stewart (piano); performances at Longy School of Music, Boston Conservatory and Berklee College of Music (2004)


Sprinkler Sprinkler

Clouds Clouds


From Patricia’s Aria– Commissioned by John Holt, trumpet faculty at the University of North Texas; recorded with Natalia Bolshakova, piano, on Crystal Records; numerous radio broadcasts (2004)


Patricia’s Aria Patricia's Aria


From First Rain of Spring– Commissioned by the Yale Camerata; performed at Yale University, September 2003


First Rain of Spring First Rain of Spring

From Red Sox Blue Sax– Funded by the Fromm Music Foundation at
Harvard University; written for and premiered by the Radnofsky Saxophone Quartet; performances at Bowdoin College, Eastern Nazarene College, and First and Second Church, Boston (2005)


And the Moon Turned Red …And the Moon Turned Red ...

Johnny Damon’s Hair Johnny Damon's Hair


Three Dances for Violin and Piano– Premiered by Francine Trester (violin) and Eric Sawyer (pianist) as part of a Composers in Red Sneakers concert (Pickman Hall, Longy School of Music, 2005)


in the field … under the stars in the field ... under the stars


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