Prelude, Prophecy and a Prayer (2011)
Commissioned by Maestro Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra to commemorate its 25th anniversary season
Premiered July 20, 2011, Duluth, MN;
"A wonderful, mystical new work . . . I hope we can hear this again . . . " - The Duluth News Tribune
Rondo Buffo for Oboe, Double Bass and Chamber Orchestra (2009)
Commissioned by Maestro Warren Friesen and the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra
Premiered July 22, 2009, Duluth, MN; for details, click here
" . . . an enchanting new piece." - The Duluth News Tribune
(2-minute sample: mp3)
(entire piece - 9 min., 36 sec.: mp3)
Concerto for English Horn and Chamber Orchestra (piano reduction available) (2001)
Premiered at IDRS 2001, University of West Virginia by Carrie Vecchione
De Profundis for Oboe and Concert Band (2004)
Premiered March 10, 2013 at Harris Theater, George Mason University, with The United States Army Band "Pershing's Own", oboe soloist SSG Meredeth Rouse, CPT Richard A. Winkels conducting;
click here for more information.
Suite for Flute, Piano and Double Bass (2012)
Premiered January 23, 2012 by The Ceruti Chamber Players.
American Doodle (Variations for Polly) for Oboe and String Bass (2011)
Premiered October 23, 2011 by The Vecchione/Erdahl Duo performing as part of the Glen Ridge Community Concerts recital series.
Sonata for Viola and Piano (2010)
(MIDI sample: mp3)
Ho-Ho-Kus Hoedown for Oboe and String Bass (2010)
(NEW!) Sonata for Flute and Oboe (2010)
Premiered at the UMFA Flute Fest on Saturday, November 13, 2010 by Adam Kuenzel and Carrie Vecchione.
Mvt. 1: Allegretto gioviale (mp3)
Mvt. 2: Andante (mp3)
Mvt. 3: Minuet and Trio: Andante grazioso (mp3)
Mvt. 4: Allegro con brio (mp3)
Fantasia on Three French Carols for Oboe and String Bass (2009)
Premiered on Minnesota Public Radio on Tuesday, December 22, 2009.
New York Minute for Oboe and String Bass (2009)
Schubert's Trout Served Four Ways; or, Three Fishy Variations on a Familiar Theme for English Horn and String Bass (2009)
Premiered at the St. Paul Schubert Club Courtroom Series, Jan. 15, 2009.
(sample: mp3 or video)
"I just can't stop smiling listening to that piece! Just a terrific piece of music!" - Steve Staruch, host, Minnesota Public Radio
Rhumboid for Oboe and String Bass (2006)
Sort of like a rhumba; rhumba-esque? . . .no, wait; how about . . . ?
" . . . an adroit mix of rhumba and bebop . . ." - The Juilliard Journal
(sample: mp3 or video)
Vignettes from The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane for Oboe and String Bass (2006)
Premiered at the Fitzgerald Theater, St. Paul, MN, and broadcast on Minnesota Public Radio 2006
1: Jangles (sample: mp3 or video)
2: Malone's Hobo Song (sample: mp3 or video)
3: Down But Not Out (sample: mp3 or video)
Duo for Oboe and String Bass (1998)
Premiered at IDRS 2005, University of Texas at Austin by Carrie Vecchione and Rolf Erdahl
"It Takes Two . . . " for English Horn and String Bass (1998)
Premiered at National Association of College Wind and Percussions and Instructors 1999, Ball State University
" . . . delightful and intriguing . . ." - Bass World magazine
" . . . elegantly smoldering . . ." - The Juilliard Journal
(2 min. sample: mp3)
Three Moods for Solo String Bass (2005)
honorable mention, 2006 ISB David Walter Composition Competition
The Long Goodbye (2005)
A lyrical solo in a jazz pizzicato style
Solo Sonata for String Bass (1998)
Premiered at ISB 2000 by Rolf Erdahl