Small Chamber

Like a Memory of Birds (2017)

for Marimba and English Horn This piece was commissioned by Joshua and Kristina Graham, and premiered by them in 2017. The Riot Ensemble will perform this work at Dark Music Days 2018.
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How Animals Grieve (2016)

for percussion quartet, with two marimbas (one 5 octave and one 4.3) and custom bell plate (A2, by cymbalsmith Matt Nolan, available at price of shipping from Third Coast Percussion) This piece is dedicated to the memory of my cousin James Shiel, and his son Andy.  It was commissioned by Third Coast Percussion, […]
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Remember Me? (2015)

a 40-minute set of variations on Dido’s Lament for two pianists with one piano, two toy pianos and an array of other ‘toys’ This piece was commissioned by HOCKET, and was premiered by them in November 2016.
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Interaction II (2015)

for amplified ensemble of bass clarinet, violin and percussion with video projection of same bass clarinet and violinist This piece was commissioned by the London Symphony Orchestra Soundhub Scheme, and was premiered at LSO St. Luke’s in January 2016.
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Just Before the War with the Eskimos (2014)

for two violins, double bass and two custom-cast bronze bells This piece was commissioned by the Change Ringing Ensemble, and was premiered at Limewharf, Dec 2014, with Darren Bloom Conducting. The performers are: Eloisa-Fluer Thom (Violin), Ed McCullagh (Violin), Jakub Cywinski (Double Bass) and Tom Lee (Percussion).  
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The Geometry of Clouds (2015)

for Piano Quartet This piece was written for the 2014 Aspen Music Festival, at which I was the Polonsky Fellow in Composition, and was revised the next year for the Tanglewood Music Centre where I held the Elliott Carter Memorial Fellowship. The performers are: Lifan Zhu (Violin), Jacob Shack (Viola), Jesse Christenson (Cello) and […]
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