Works    Chamber Ensemble


Quartet for Strings - A Day’s Journey (2008)          

   Two violins, viola, violoncello (~28 mins.)

  1. I.Thoughts at dawn...

  2. II. through heat and grit...

  3. III.  become a canticle...

  4. IV.  seeking in faith the light.



...and nothing remains the same.  (2012)

   Flute, viola, violoncello (~ 8 mins.)

   A work in one movement, composed for Eight Strings & a Whistle.


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Sequoia Quintet  (2006)                       

  Flute (picc.), oboe, clarinet, horn, bassoon (~16 mins.)

    I.   Toybox Symphony

    II.  From Away

    III. I was a serious young man.



Sky Music (2004)          

   Flute, clarinet, harp (~28 mins.)

  1. I.River of Clouds

  2. II. The Winds

  3. III.  Starry Night

  4. IV.  December Full Moon Rising

  5. V.   Song of the Mountains and the Sky



Song of Compassion  (2003 rev. 2016)                       

  Two violas, digital keyboards, percussion (~15 mins.)

     A one-movement work inspired by the bodhisattva Avalokiteshvara, the embodiment of the  compassion of all

     the buddhas. His mantra, one of the best known in the Buddhist tradition, is the six-syllable Om Mani Padme

     Hum, often called the “mantra of compassion.” Video:



Three Movements (1993 rev. 2013)          

   Two violins, two violas, two violoncelli (~22 mins.)


I.  The Voice of the Stream

II.  Danse Profane

III. Memory



Pleiades Starpoint  (1986)                       

  Piano, synthesizer, percussion solo (~25 mins.)

     Music for a collaborative dance project based on a sculptural work of James Hendricks. Performances were

     held at the Northampton Arts Center in Northampton, Massachusetts.

Lavender Axes (1981)          

   Flute/picc., clarinet, oboe/english horn, bassoon, perc. solo, piano (~13 mins.)


Rondos  (1977)                       

  Eb clarinet, trumpet, trombone, tuba, percussion solo (~ 9 mins.)

Heterophony   (1976)          

   Alto voices, violin, viola, english horn (~ 12 mins.)

    “A peculiar, haunting timbre... The odds are you’ve never heard this sound before.”

                                                                                                  - Buffalo Evening News

Context  (1976)                       

  Wind quintet, string quartet, percussion (2), celesta, piano (~ 20 mins.)

Text   (1973)          

   Soprano, violin, flute, clarinet, guitar, percussion solo (~ 10 mins.)

Image, Song, Vision  (1972)                       

  Flute, clarinet, violin, violoncello (~ 12 mins.)

Fantasy (2016)          

   Viola, violoncello, piano (~12 mins.)

  1. I.Rough Start

  2. II. Interlude

  3. III.  An Ending, Perhaps