Around G (2022)— 5'

For flute, soprano saxophone, percussion, and piano

Premiered at the 2022 nief-norf summer festival

Maria Castillo, Flute

Darius D. Edwards, Soprano Saxophone

Rachel Richards, Percussion

Huijuan Ling, Piano

Jayla Tang, Conductor

Dress rehearsal recording. Recorded at Powell Recital Hall, University of Tennessee Knoxville, on June 15, 2022.

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Ondulation (2021)— 9'06"

For string quartet

Recorded on February 8, 2022, at Ruby Lounge, Rubenstein Arts Center at Duke University. This piece is made possible through the generous support of Ciompi Quartet, and this piece is commissioned by Ciompi Quartet as part of their Portfolio Project 2021.

Eric Pritchard - Violin
Hsiao-mei Ku - Violin
Jonathan Bagg - Viola
Caroline Stinson - Cello

Audio recorded and edited by Mark Manring

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Toward a Rediscovery (2020)— 10'30"

For wind quintet

Recorded by Imani Winds on March 28, 2022, at Baldwin Auditorium, Duke University

 

Audio recorded and edited by Mark Manring

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Stranding/Whalefall (2021)— 8'40"

For flute, violin, violoncello, percussion, and piano

About whales, and harmonious or inharmonious life cycle.

Emi Ferguson - Flute
Mari Sato - Violin
Caroline Stinson - Cello
Chris Lennard - Percussion
Ieva Jokubaviciute - Piano

Premiered on July 24, 2021, at 2021 Weekend of Chamber Music, Eddie Adams Barn, Jeffersonville, NY.

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Toward a Convergence (2021)— 6'06"

For Yarn/Wire

Toward a Convergence builds on two contrasting textures: a driving minimalistic canon and resonant and chordal fragments, which nonetheless are based on the same pitch materials and harmonic plan.

Premiered by Yarn/Wire

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Two Elastically Centered Canons (2021)— 6'54"

For flute and soprano saxophone

Two Elastically Centered Canons explores the contrapuntal relationships between two wind instruments

Flute: Carla Copeland-Burns

Soprano saxophone: Susan Fancher

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scenes that lie outside time and place (2020)— 5'34"

For two players on melodica and toy piano

Melodica and toy piano 1: Huijuan Ling

Melodica and toy piano 2: Minato Sakamoto

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Wobbly Wobbly Wobbly (2019)— 4'33"

For melodica, violoncello, percussion, and piano

Wobbly Wobbly Wobbly is a play of "wob-ble" and "wob-bl-y," and is inspired and dedicated to my fat cat for our fifth anniversary. 

Premiered at the 2019 Weekend of Chamber Music

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It's Faraway (2019)— 7'

For oboe, violoncello, three percussionists, and harpsichord

It's Faraway explores the sonic process of moving from short and percussive to long and resonant.

Premiered at the 2019 nief-norf summer festival

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Remaining Sense (2019)— 15'

For string quartet

Mov. 1 The Unexpected

Mov. 2 Immersion

Recorded by JACK quartet.

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The Plasma that Sparks the Fire,

The Liquid that Brings the Hurricane (2018)— 9'

For Line Upon Line Percussion

Performed by Line Upon Line Percussion at Line Upon

Line Winter Composer Festival, 2019 season

My Neighbor Has A Wind Chime,

I Wish It Weren't Pentatonic (2018)— 3'

For string quartet

Recorded by JACK quartet.

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Five Thresholds (Ed. 2017) — 11'

For string quartet and melodica


Mov.1 A House of Weapons
Mov.2 A Storehouse of Riches
Mov. 3 A Secret Garden of Great Beauty
Mov. 4 A Lake of Tears

Mov. 5 Dawn, Midday, Dusk, And Night

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Performed by CCM Chamber Players
Conductor: Sebastian Serrano
Melodica: Huijuan Ling

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Chaconne Miniatures (2017) —7'

for flute, violoncello, and harpsichord

Performed by:

Carly Barnes, Flute

Caitlyn Chenault: Violoncello
Huijuan Ling: Harpsichord

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Shadow Phase (2016) —7'31"

 

Commissioned and performed by the Patchwork Duo

 

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Fusion II (2016) —9'18"

 

For erhu, guqin, glockenspiel, and electronics

 

 

Performed by:

Shenghua Dai, Erhu(二胡)
Chris Lennard, Glockenspiel
Rachel C. Walker, Guqin(古琴)

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Trigger (2016)—11'14"

Commissioned with the support of The Public Library of

Cincinnati and Hamilton County for the Wood/Silk Project.

 

Performed by:

Colleen Phelps, marimba

Shenghua Dai, erhu (二胡)

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Palindrome (2015-16) —12'52"

For soprano, flute, and piano.

Text by Kendall. A.

Performed by:

Mengchun Yang, soprano

Dani Stevens, flute

Ivan Moscotta, piano

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Cloudy Music and Earthy Music (2016) —13'38"

Comissioned by Nicole Leong and Carlos Camacho

Performed by:

Nicole Leong, harp

Carlos Camacho, percussion

Purification (2014)—6'32"

Purification is inspired by fire burning and a phrase:

the night is dark and full of terrors.

Performed by:

Yi Sui, flute

Tianshi Wang, clarinet

Xinyang Zhang, pipa(琵琶)

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Wen II (2013)—14'52"

“WEN” is a Chinese word that means to seek the the

enlightened truth.

Performed by:

Yao Xu, zhudi(竹笛)

Shenghua Dai, erhu(二胡)

Lanji Fan, pipa(琵琶)

Tianyi Tang, Guzheng(古筝)

Yuanqin Jiang, Percussion