Emanations of the Scared Harp for Tuba and Piano

Emanations of the Sacred Harp is a two-movement work for tuba and piano. The first movement, I. Morning Fantasy, is an eloquent fantasy beginning and ending with a quasi-improvisatory setting for the central hymn tune “The Morning Trumpet.” The second movement, II....

Confluencity for Bassoon and Piano

Confluencity is inspired by the confluence of the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers near St. Louis – the fluidity and separateness of the bassoon and piano co-mingle to produce a strong and dynamic whole.  Melodies with an early American flavor give rise to imitation,...

A Love Supreme for SSAA, Woodwind Quintet, and Piano

Cheryl Walker’s beautiful poem, A Love Supreme, provides the inspiration and text for this composition written for the St. Louis Women’s Chorale with the Equinox Chamber Players.  Walker’s evocative words create several diverse sections that weave in and out of each...