List of Works

 

Music for one or two instruments:

Piano Solo

  • Orpheus (2) (2014), piano and fixed audio
    • Written for Megumi Masaki
    • Commissioned by The Manitoba Arts Council
  • Orpheus Drones (2012), piano and fixed audio
    • Written for Megumi Masaki
    • Premiered at the Windsor Festival of Canadian Music
  • Sonata #1, Black Echoes (2005), piano
    • Written for Alexander Tselyakov
    • Commissioned by The Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival
  • Funérailles (2000), piano
    • Written for the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
    • Commissioned by the Canada Council
    • Premiered at the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
  • The Elements – Four Scherzi (1992-1998), piano
    • Written for Janina Fialkowska (Piano Six), Shirley Elias (Sawatzky) and Judy Kehler-Siebert
    • Commissioned by the Canada Council (1992) and the Manitoba Arts Council (1996)
  • Major Second’s March (1988), Grade 2 piano
    • Written for the Associate Manitoba Arts Festivals
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council

Cello Solo (with or without electronics) or Cello and Piano

  • Ancestral Drones (2010), cello and fixed audio
    • Written for Caroline Stinson
    • Premiered at New Works Calgary
  • Dark Moon (2001), cello (Grade 5) and piano
    • Commissioned by the Canadian Music Centre Prairie Region
  • Dance for Cello and Mask, “Twitch and Bow” (1998), for cello
    • Written for Shauna Rolston – choreography by Ruth Cansfield with dancer Davida Monk
    • Commissioned by The Canada Council
    • Premiered at New Works Calgary

Viola (with or without electronics)

  • Reflection (2003), viola and fixed audio
    • Written for Dan Scholz
    • Premiered at Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Winnipeg

Violin and Piano

  • Chaconne (2009), violin and piano
    • Written for the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
    • Premiered at the Eckhardt-Gramatté National Music Competition
  • Sonata #2, Dances From The Shadow World (1992), violin and piano
    • Written for Gwen Hoebig and Victor Schultz
    • Premiered at the Winnipeg Art Gallery (Winnipeg Chamber Music Society)
  • Sonata #1, The Penitent (1985), violin and piano
    • Premiered at the Winnipeg Arts Gallery (NAME Inc.)

Music for three to five instruments:

  • 100,000 Lakes (2017), string quartet and piano
    • Written for The Agassiz Chamber Music Festival
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiere at The Agassiz Chamber Music Festival
  • Clear Lake, Dusk (2015), violin, clarinet (in A), cello and piano
    • Written for Alexander Tselyakov and The Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at The Clear Lake Chamber Music Festival
  • Two Movements (2015), King of Flying and Renegade, for string quartet
    • Written for Domaine Forget and the Molinari Quartet
    • Commissioned by Domaine Forget
    • Premiered at Domaine Forget
  • From the Dark Reaches, Trio #2 (2002), violin, cello and piano
    • Written for The Gryphon Trio
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at Music Toronto
  • A Hammer For Your Thoughts…(1999), string quartet and piano
    • Written for the Winnipeg Chamber Music Society
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at the Winnipeg Arts Gallery
  • Firebrand (1994), violin, cello and piano
    • Written for The Gryphon Trio
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at Music Toronto
  • String Quartet #1 (1983)
    • Premiered at the Winnipeg Arts Gallery (NAME Inc.)

 Music for solo voice with accompaniment (including ensembles)

  • Crazy (in progress) for voice, piano and fixed audio (multiple cues)
    • Written for Naomi Forman and Mary Jo Carrabré
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Four songs premiered by The Brandon Chamber Players
  • The Garden (2011), voice and piano
    • Private Commission
  • The Domna Elegies (2010), for voice and string quartet
    • Written for Kyrie Kristmanson and the Afiara String Quartet
    • Commissioned by CBC
    • Premiered at the Ottawa Chamber Music Festival
  • Two Driving Songs (1994), for voice and chamber ensemble
    • Written for Groundswell
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at the Melnychenko Gallery, Winnipeg
  • Time Cycle (1986), high voice and piano
    • Written with support from a grant from the Canada Council

 Music for Ensemble with Strings (Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra)

  • Winter Wind (2015) for horn and orchestra
    • Written for Patricia Evans and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • Winter Moon – Winter Sun (2011) for clarinet solo, strings and harp
    • Written for Cathy Wood and the Brandon Chamber Players
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
  • Children’s Stories (2006), various soloists and orchestra
    • Written for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Commissioned by the Canada Council
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • Creation Stories (2005), various soloists and orchestra
    • Written for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Commissioned through the Canada Council (as Composer-in-Residence)
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • Paganini vs Chopin, The Practice Room Exposé (2005), piano and orchestra
    • Written for Alexander Tselyakov and the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • Symphony #3 (2003), orchestra
    • Written for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Commissioned through the Canada Council (as Composer-in-Residence)
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • Inuit Games (2002), katajjak singers and orchestra
    • Written for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Commissioned by the CBC
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • Of Heroes and Legends…, Symphony #2 (2000), orchestra
    • Written for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Commissioned through the Canada Council (as Composer-in-Residence)
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • The Dragon’s Tail (1997), orchestra
    • Written for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • Chase The Sun (1996), chamber orchestra
    • Adaptation from Two Driving Songs
    • Requested by Susan Haig and the Windsor Symphony Orchestra
    • Premiered at the Windsor Canadian Music Festival
  • Symphony #1 – The War of Angels (1996), orchestra
    • Written for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Commissioned by the Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • The Gates of Heaven (1993, 1995), violin and orchestra
    • Written for the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra
    • Commissioned by the Canada Council
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg
  • Symphonia (1993), string orchestra
    • Written for the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra
    • Commissioned by CBC
    • Premiered at Crescent Fort Rouge Church, Winnipeg
  • Piano Concerto (1991), piano and orchestra
    • Premiered at the Centennial Concert Hall, Winnipeg

Music for Choir

  • Three Madrigals (2016), choir
    • Written for the Westman Youth Choir
    • Commissioned by the Foundation for Choral Music in Manitoba
    • Premiered on the WYC Fall Tour of Western Manitoba
  • Promised Land (2006), choir, drums, piano and fixed audio
    • Written for the Winnipeg Singers
    • Commissioned by The Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at Young United Church
  • It Was A Lover and His Lass, (2002), choir and piano
  • Missa Beata Virgine (1999), SSAA choir and piano
    • Premiered at the WSO New Music Festival (University of Manitoba Women’s Choir)
  • Magnificat (1998), choir, piano and strings
    • Written for the Brandon Chamber Players
    • Premiered at First Presbyterian Church, Brandon

 Music for Concert Band

  • O Canada – You Are My Home (2017), elementary school voices, Suzuki ensembles, SATB choir and concert band
    • Written for Brandon’s Canada 150 Music Monday concert
    • Premiered at the Healthy Living Centre, Brandon University
  • Prairie Sky (2013), cello and band
    • for the Brandon University Band (Wendy McCallum, conductor)
  • Poseidon’s Trident (2010), band (level 3.5)
    • Written for the Westman Honour Band
    • Commissioned by The Manitoba Arts Council
    • Premiered at the Westman Centennial Concert Hall
  • The Dragon’s Tail (1997, 2009), concert band
    • Adaptation
    • Premiered at the Westman Centennial Concert Hall