SELECTED WORKS AND PERFORMANCES

We need to talk - singer and electronics -  a sub-compact opera in 39 very short scenes that tells the story of a modern relationship in text messages. 

  • premiere October 2016 , Vancouver New Music Festival

History of the heartbeat - electronic music  

  • in development

 Life Opera (2011-2012) – music theatre with video – commissioned musica intima – 12 singers

  • in development 

 Beautiful Beast (2008-2011) – opera/music theatre commissioned National Arts Centre English Theatre – 5 singers, + vl,vla,vc, tr, hn, trb, keys , perc, + soundtracks 

  • in development

 No Brighter Sun: No Darker Night (2009-2010) - (19”) – solo voice + virtual instrument/electronic tracks 

  • premiere November 2009, Vancouver

 Happiness Index (2008-2009) -  (19”) - SSATBB choir (commissioned Vancouver Cantata Singers) 

  • premiere March 2009

 Othello (2007) – vocal + virtual orchestra score for Stratford Festival of Canada 

  • premiere June 2, 2007

 Burn (2006-07) – (26’) – vl, drums, live electronics + string quartet (commissioned Vancouver New Music)

  • premiere March 15, 2007

 Duchess of Malfi (2006) – vocal + electronic score for Stratford Festival of Canada 

  • premiere June 2, 2006

 Rethink Forever (2005) (20’) SATB vocal ensemble with live electronics (commissioned Musica Intima)

  • premiere October 26, 2005, Vancouver

 Side with entropy (2004) (18’) large orchestra with live electronics (commissiioned Vancouver Symphony)

  • premiere March 2005

 2 words (2003/04) (35’) 6 songs with live electronics and drums

  • premiered in increments 2003/04 Toronto and Vancouver 

 Gloria Tropes (2004) (14’) SSATB choir (commissioned Vancouver Cantata Singers)

  • premiere November 2004, Vancouver

 The Diana Cantata (2002) (60 ‘) 1 singer, string 4tet, midi perc. & tracks (commissioned Modern Baroque Opera)

  • premiere Feb. 2003, Vancouver

 Belief System (2002) - (11’) double choir  (commissioned Vancouver Cantata Singers)

  • premiere April 2002, Vancouver

 120 Songs for the Marquis de Sade (2001/02) (3’ 10”) opera ; 12 singers, string orch, electric guitar, synths (commissioned Modern Baroque Opera)

  • premiere March 2, 2002, Vancouver

 TRFK (2000) (15”) 2fl,2sax,vl,vc,2keys,gtr,bs,perc (commissioned Icebreaker London)

  • premiere May 10, 2001, Belfast

 Wow, um really (2000) (18”) midi soloist & small orchestra (commissioned CBC)

  • premiere March 27, 2001, Vancouver

 the city of granada on the surface of mars (2000)- (9”) vocal ensemble 3voxf, 3voxm

  • premiere performed by Musica Intima Sept. 22, 2000, Vancouver

 your ghost:my machine (2000) - (18”) vl, cl, vc, pno, perc (commissioned Standing Wave)

  • premiere May 29, 2000, Vancouver New Music Festival

 7 Hours (1999/2000) - (6”)  3tr, 4sax, 4trb,vl, gtr, bass, keys, dr. (commissioned Hardrubber Orchestra)

  • April 15, 2000, Hardrubber Orchestra, Vancouver

 Not a single stone (1997)- (12") baroque string orchestra (commissioned Pacific Baroque Orchestra)

  • premiere Jan 31, 98 Vancouver, Pacific Baroque Orchestra Series
  • February 7, 1998, CBC national radio Broadcast
  • July 31, 1998, Vancouver Early Music Festival

 Natural Radio  (1997)-(10") double choir satb/satb (commissioned Vancouver Chamber Choir)

  • premiere Nov 8, 97 Vancouver

 The Gang - (1995-97) opera (110") (with Tom Cone, libretto)- ssaattbb/2 synth, 2 perc, el.gtr (commissioned Vancouver New Music)

  • premiere June 1997, Vancouver, co-production Vancouver New Music, Van. East Cultural Centre 
  • Dec. 7, 1997, CBC national radio broadcast
  • remount, Toronto, January 1999, produced Autumn Leaf Performance

 Coyote Trinity - (1996)-(26") woman's voice (low)2fl, 3sax, 3synths, el. vl, vc, gtr, bass, acc, perc (commissioned ICEBREAKER London)

  • premiere July 13, 96, London

 Needles (1995) - (14") clarinet, violin, cello, piano- (commissioned Groundswell Winnipeg)

  • premiere Dec. 9, 1995, Winnipeg

 Monkey/Tea/Angel (1994/95)-  (13") solo harpsichord (commissioned Colin   Tilney)

  • premiere Feb 1,1995, Gould Studio, Toronto

 Nettwerk  (1994) wind quintet and MIDI percussion (commissioned Fifth Species)

  • premiere  May 1 1994 Music Gallery Toronto

 Humans have brains,humans have minds  (1993) orchestra, digital sampler, & choir (co-commissioned Vancouver/Winnipeg Symphony Orchestras)

  • premiere Feb.3, 94, Winnipeg Symphony New Music Festival
  • Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Masterworks May 20 & 22 1995

 Trinkets of Little Value (1991) orchestra version with alto soloist (commissioned Winnipeg Symphony)

  • World Music Days,Mexico City November 1993,Orquestra de la Ciudad de Mexico
  • Winnipeg Symphony January 1992
  • CBC radio broadcast February 1992
  • CD recording released 1994 with Winnipeg Symphony