Somatic is a dance
that's meant to engage
our bodies' natural inclination toward,
not only movement and pleasure,
but intuition and wisdom.
Somatic | 2021
Cello Quartet -- Featured in the "highSCORE" music festival, 2021
These hallowed streets,
they taste bittersweet
of concrete and pious meats.
And what screams!
They stir the Earth,
that which breathes beneath my feet.
These Hallowed Streets | 2021
I’m the most comfortable
people I have no intention of
A Traditional Folk Hymn for an Urban
Imposter | 2020
it really do be like that sometimes,
though I don’t always think it be like it is...
but it do,
so I’m gonna have to.
An American melancholy and the sacred denouement of everything I Hold Dear | 2020
Brass Choir -- For The New Millennium Brass Ensemble
I’ve sometimes wondered…
I’ve wondered, maybe, what it’s like
to be elsewhere. To be not here, I guess—
Alive, alone, in a place that’s… alien…
Not a pleasant thought, I confess—
Celestial Bodies | 2015
Bassoon Quartet -- For Julie Feves
This I kn--
Fractured | 2015
String Quartet -- For Mark Mezies and The Formalist Quartet
There’ s a curious life there—in the city—
that instills a primal, but naïve sense of hesitant wonder.
Spheres of metropolis | 2015
Woodwind Quartet -- Featured in the "HEAR NOW" Music Festival, 2017
From up here, there’ s something uniquely beautiful about it— this planet, I mean.
It seems so. . . peaceful. . . calm. . . and silent.
From up here, not bound by the surface—free, I mean— everything seems so. . .