Selected Works

Feuertrunken (Fire-Drunk) (2017)

Commissioned by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets in C, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players: almglocken, bass drum, 2 bongos, chimes, China cymbal, glockenspiel, snare drum, suspended cymbal, tam-tam, tambourine, wind chimes, xylophone), harp, strings

Duration: 10 minutes

Premiere: December 9, 10, 2017, Max M. Fisher Music Center, Detroit, MI; Detroit Symphony Orchestra; Leonard Slatkin, conductor

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Celestine (Prelude for Orchestra) (2017)

Commissioned by the Manila Symphony Orchestra

Orchestra: 2 flutes (2nd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets in B flat, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, 2 trumpets in B flat, timpani, strings

Duration: 6 minutes

Premiere: December 9, 2017, Power Mac Center Spotlight, Makati, Philippines; December 10, 2017, Henry Lee Irwin Theater, Ateneo de Manila University, Quezon City, Philippines; Manila Symphony Orchestra; Arturo Molina, conductor

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Spoliarium (2016)

Commissioned by the New Juilliard Ensemble

Chamber orchestra: flute (doubling piccolo), oboe (doubling English horn), clarinet in B flat, bassoon, horn, trumpet in B flat, trombone, percussion (1 player: 4 tom-toms, kick drum, bass drum, crash cymbal, China cymbal, tam-tam, tambourine, crotales), harp, piano (doubling celesta and melodica), 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass

Duration: 13 minutes

Premiere: April 21, 2016, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY; New Juilliard Ensemble; Joel Sachs, conductor

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Magayon (2015)

Winner of the Juilliard Orchestra Composition Competition (2015)
Featured in the Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute (2016)

Orchestra: 3 flutes (3rd doubling piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets in B flat, bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 3 trumpets in C, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (3 players: bass drum, tam-tam, 2 suspended cymbals, China cymbal, chimes, glockenspiel, 3 triangles), strings

Duration: 13 minutes

Premiere: April 28, 2015, Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, New York, NY; Juilliard Orchestra; Jeffrey Milarsky, conductor

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When You Contemplate the Waters (2013)

Composed for the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory New Music Ensemble

Chamber orchestra [*]: flute (doubling alto flute), oboe, clarinet in B flat, bassoon, horn, trumpet in B flat, trombone, percussion (1 player: vibraphone, bass drum, tam-tam, suspended cymbal), piano, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass

Duration: 8 minutes

Premiere: November 13, 2013, Esplanade Recital Studio, Singapore; Yong Siew Toh Conservatory New Music Ensemble; Chan Tze Law, conductor; Dedicated to those who were working to rebuild, following Typhoon Haiyan

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* An alternate version (2015) also exists for chamber orchestra with a full string section. [Perusal score]

Creed (2013)

Orchestra: 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets in B flat, 2 Bassoons, 4 Horns, 2 Trumpets in B flat, 3 Trombones, Tuba, Timpani, Strings

Duration: 5 minutes

Premiere: February 13, 2014, Conservatory Concert Hall, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music; Singapore Symphony Orchestra; Jason Lai, conductor

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