Aurora

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Aurora (2007) for solo male flautist deals with blurring the line between performer and instrument. The piece evolves over a series of one breath long phrases and fuses traditional playing with singing and extended techniques to create a sonic hybrid between the flute and the flautist.

Portrait of a Viola

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Portrait of a Viola (2007) is a concerto for Viola and woodwind quartet. The woodwinds imitate the sound of the viola through voicings informed by FFT analysis. This results in gradual, subtle changes in overtones that causes the listener to focus on the structure of the sound. Portrait of a Viola (excerpt)

Sanctuary

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Sanctuary (2005) is a work for SATB a cappella choir based on a mosostic I had written. This piece employed some stylistic references to Bulgarian music while formally depicting the key word from the mosoctic in a number of ways.