Orchestration for flute, bass clarinet, violin, and cello Duration 10 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Premiered via livestream with Arizona Friends of Chamber Music on January 16, 2021 Commissioned by Hub New Music with co-commissioners Friends of Chamber Music Denver and Ashmont Hill Chamber Music Score Peruse on IssuuThis piece is held in exclusivity until January 2022…

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Orchestration for prepared piano and percussion quartet Duration 17 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Premiered via livestream on August at Carmoor on August 6, 2020 Commissioned by Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting for Conor Hanick and Sandbox Percussion, with additional support provided by Sandbox Percussion. Score Purchase Don’t Look Down from Project Schott New York. Listen Note Don’t Look…

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Orchestration amplified voice, flute, clarinet, percussion, piano, violin, vionocello, and looping electronics Duration 8 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Albany Symphony Orchestrawith Funds Provided by the Music Alive Residency Program of New Music USA.This version specifically created for the Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Summer 2017 Score Purchase from Project Schott New York.Download electronics Listen Note I discovered the…

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Orchestration percussion quartet and electronics Duration 23 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Memory Palace was made possible by a grant from the American Composers Forum with funds provided by the Jerome Foundation and is dedicated to Owen Weaver. Version for percussion quartet commissioned by the LA Percussion Quartet and premiered at Chapman University’s MUSCO Center for the Arts…

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Orchestration version for string quartet and electronics For male voice, trumpet, trombone, and bass clarinet version, click here. Duration 4 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere LoadbangThe Yale Club, New York, NYFebruary 23rd, 2010 Version for string quartet was commissioned by the Argus Quartet.James Madison University’s Contemporary Music Festival, Harrisonburg, VirginiaFebruary 14, 2017 Score Purchase from Project Schott New York (string…

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Orchestration seven players (cl, bsn, tpt, tbn, vibraphone, vln, d.b.) spread through the hall Duration 9 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Carnegie Hall/Ensemble ACJWZankel Music Center, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY on February 10, 2012 Score Purchase score from PSNY Listen Note Recovering is about gradually coming back to how things were, and in the process becoming something…

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Orchestration seven players (fl+a.fl, b.cl, perc., p.no, vln, vla, vc) and electronics Duration 9 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Red Light New MusicSymphony Space on October 3, 2011, Ted Hearne, conductor Score Purchase score from PSNYDownload electronics. Listen Buy MP3 (iTunes) Buy CD (New Focus Recordings) Note Dreams are the genus; nightmares the species.—J.L. Borges, ‘Nightmares’ I…

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Orchestration piano, percussion, and electronics Duration 14 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Double Happiness was commissioned by The Living Earth Show (Travis Andrews, piano and Andrew Meyerson, percussion) as was premiered by the same group at the Fast Forward Austin Festival in Austin, TX on April 4, 2013. The version for piano and percussion was commissioned by Chris Sies, Jani Parsons, Garrett…

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Orchestration electric guitar, percussion, and electronicsOR version for piano and percussion Duration 14 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere The Living Earth ShowApril 4, 2013, Fast Forward Austin Festival, Austin, TX Score Purchase from Project Schott New YorkDownload electronics. Listen Also available from iTunes and Amazon Note Double Happiness was written in the fall of 2012. While the piece was composed in…

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Orchestration flute, clarinet, violin, cello, piano, and percussion Duration 11 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere South Catalina was commissioned by the Stuart and Maxine Frankel Foundation for the Great Lakes Chamber Music Festival and co-commissioned by Carnegie Hall Visual arts production elements made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Texas Performing Arts at The University of…

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Orchestration violin and piano Duration 15 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Fromm Music Foundation at Harvard Universityfor Rachel Lee Priday, violin and David Kaplan, pianoMarch 18, 2015, Duncan Theatre at Palm Beach State College Score Purchase from PSNY. Listen Violin Sonata by Christopher Cerrone Note I have a distinct memory of a composition lesson I had in college (probably…

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Orchestration string quartet Duration 11 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Commissioned by the LA Philharmonic, with generous support from Helen and Justus Schlicting, and the Calder Quartet Premiered on December 7, 2017 at Walt Disney Concert Hall Score Purchase from Project Schott New York. Listen July 3, 2020: A Benefit Compilation by New Amsterdam Records Note Can’t…

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Orchestration percussion quartet and electronics (click here for solo percussion version) Duration 9 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Co-commissioned by Miller Theatre at Columbia University and Third Coast Percussion’s New Works Fund on March 29, 2018 at Miller Theatre by Third Coast Percussion Score Purchase the quartet version from Project Schott New York. Listen Christopher Cerrone: A Natural…

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Orchestration for flute (or sop. sax), clarinet (doubling b.cl), violin, cello, piano, and percussion Duration a bit over 8 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere World Premiere: May 17, 2019, Stage 773, Chicago, Il, Latitude 49 Premiere of Version with Flute: July 12, 2019. City Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh New Music Ensemble, Kevin Noe, artistic director Score Purchase from PSNY. Audio Note “Why Was I Born…

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Orchestration baritone voice, trumpet, trombone, bass clarinet, and pre-recorded electronics(also available in a version for string quartet and electronics) Duration 4 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere LoadbangThe Yale Club, New York, NYFebruary 23rd, 2010 Version for string quartet was commissioned by the Argus Quartet.James Madison University’s Contemporary Music Festival, Harrisonburg, VirginiaFebruary 14, 2017 Score Purchase from Project Schott New…

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Orchestration soprano and pianotext by: Tao Lin Duration 5 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere OPERA America to celebrate the opening of their new opera centerPremiered by Mellissa Hughes at the National Opera Center on March 20, 2013 Score Published in The Opera America Songbook by Schott NY. Purchase from Hal Leonard or Amazon. Listen Note That Night with the…

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Orchestration soprano, clarinet or soprano saxophone, piano, and percussionor soprano and pianotext by: Tao Lin Duration 18 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Chamber Music America Classical Commissioning Programwith generous funding provided by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundationand the Chamber Music America Endowment Fund.Premiered by The Color Field Ensemble at Constellation, Chicago, IL on August 18, 2013 Score Purchase…

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Orchestration for solo mezzo-soprano and percussion quartetalso available in a version for soprano and percussion quartet Duration 21 minutes Commissioned by/Premiere Commissioned by Elizabeth and Justus Schlichting and the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center. The world premiere was given by Third Coast Percussion and Rachel Calloway on February 4, 2017. Score Purchase Mezzo-Soprano Version from Project…

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