Instrumental Works (orchestral)

Romance for Orchestra, version for large orchestra (3-2-2-2, 4-2-3-0, Harp, Strings) commissioned by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra to celebrate their 75th anniversary season, 2009. Dur. 10 minutes. January 24, 2009 at the Flynn in Burlington and January 25, 2009 at the Paramount in Rutland, VT

Toccata for orchestra, “City Lights, Country Sun” (2008) dur. 8 minutes. 3-3-3-3 4-3-3-1 timp., 2 perc., harp and strings. Commissioned by the Vermont Philharmonic Orchestra to celebrate its 50th anniversary. Commission funded in part by grants from the Vermont Arts Council, the New England Foundation for the Arts, Meet the Composer and private donors. World premiere Barre Opera House, Oct. 18, 2009; Oct. 19, 2009 Hardwick Town House Theater (Lou Kosma, cond.); Feb. 7, 2009 Johnson State College; Feb. 8, 2009 Barre Opera House; May 30, 2009 St. Michael’s College; May 31, 2009 St. Johnsbury; Jan. 30, 2010 Central New Jersey Youth Orchestra in the Watchung Hills High School (Kosma); Feb. 13, 2011 Northern New Jersey Youth Orchestra, Sparta (Kosma)

Romance, for small orchestra (1-2-0-2, 2 horns, strings min. 6-6-4-4-2), (1999) commissioned by the Vermont Symphony Orchestra for “Made in Vermont” tour Sept. 22-Oct. 3, 1999 through 10 Vermont towns (Rutland, Woodstock, Brattleboro, Middlebury, Randolph, Vergennes, St. Albans, Johnson, Derby Line, Lyndon); dur. c. 12 min. Listen to an MP3 audio sample

That Lonesome Valley, an orchestral fantasy (Variations on a Spiritual) for full orchestra (3-2-3-2 4-3-3-1 1-2, Kybrd., Harp, Strings), (1995) c.18 min. see also: Variations for Piano Four-Hands on “That Lonesome Valley” (1984)