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Argentina
(2014) - A composition influenced by the tango. 
Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing.

     2-2-2-2/4-2-3-1/timpani/2 percussion/strings (6'22")

Brazil (2014) Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing.

     2-2-2-2/4-2-3-1/timpani/2 percussion/strings (3'15")

Breathless (1997) - A fast opener for orchestra. Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing and recorded by the Czech Radio Symphony. Demo

     3-3-3-3/4-3-3-1/3 percussion/2 harps (1 is optional)/strings (5'45") 

Celebration (2012) - A companion piece to Resolution to celebrate the composer's wife of reaching the five-year mark of being cancer free. Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing.

     3-2-2-2/4-2-3-1/timpani/3 percussion/piano/strings (8')

Cuba (2014) Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing.

     2-2-2-2/4-2-3-1/timpani/2 percussion/strings (4'13"")

Danzas (2014) - A three-movement piece inspired by the Latin American dances of Argentina, Brazil and Cuba. Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing.

     2-2-2-2/4-2-3-1/timpani/2 percussion/strings (13'50")

Fanfare for a City (1995) - An energetic fanfare. Commissioned by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Neal Gittleman, conductor. Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing and recorded by the Czech Radio Symphony. Demo

     3-2-2-2/4-3-3-1/timpani/2 percussion/strings (3'30")

Fibonnaci's Sequence (2005) - A piece based on the Fibonnaci series.

     3-3-3-3/4-3-3-1/timpani/3 percussion/strings (5'30")

Firenze (2016) - A multi-movement that are like postcards of Florence, Italy.

     3-3-3-3/4-3-3-1/timpani/2 percussion/strings (11")

The Frog Prince (2017) - A piece geared to 3-10 year olds for narrator and orchestra based on the The Brothers Grimm fairy tale.

     2-2-2-2/2-2-3-1/timpani/1 percussion/harp/narrator/strings (20") Can also be performed with Soprano and Tenor
    Also available for reduced orchestra: 1-1-1-1/1-1-1-1/timpani/1 percussion/harp/narrator/strings (20") Can also be performed with Soprano and Tenor

The Great Divide (2009) - Two-movement piece based on C.S. Lewis' The Great Divorce. Premiered by the Springfield Symphony Orchestra and published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing.

     1-1-1-1/1-1-1-1/2 percussion/piano/strings (15')

In a Jade Garden (1998) - The slow counterpart to Breathless.

     3-3-3-3/2 percussion/harp/strings (5'30")

Maestro Stu Saves the Zoo (2020 - A piece geared to 3-10 year olds for narrator and orchestra based on the book by Denise Brennan-Nelson, "Maestro Stu Saves the Zoo"

     1-1-1-1/1-1-1-1/2 percussion/strings (22'45") 

Only Yesterday (1987) - A three-movement piece consisting of a tribute to the Wright Brothers (Huffman Prairie) and Thomas Edison (Menlo Park)  separated by a short intermezzo in the style of the Edison recordings.

     3-3-3-3/4-3-3-1/timpani/4 percussion/strings (16')

Postcards from France (1994) - Three-movement work consisting of TGV, Carcassonne  and Narbonne.

     2-2-2-2/4-2-2-1/3 percussion/strings (9')

Prelude for Charles (2009) - A piece written upon the death of the conductor, Charles Wendelken-Wilson. Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing. Recorded by Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra.Demo

     3-3-2-2/4-2-3-1/timpani/2 percussion/harp/strings (4')

The Pursued (1988) - A fast-paced opener reminiscent of a cinematic "chase scene." Premiered by the Miami Valley Symphony. 

     3-3-3-3/4-3-3-1/timpani/3 percussion/strings (6')

Resolution (2007) - A descriptive work based on the composer's wife's battle with breast cancer. Commissioned, premiered and recorded by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Neal Gittleman, conductor. Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing.

     3-2-2-2/4-2-3-1/timpani/3 percussion/piano/strings (12'30")

Selections from An American Cinderella (1997) - Portions of the ballet

     1-1-1-1/0-1-1-1/2 alto sax, 1 tenor sax, 1 baritone sax/ percussion/ piano/ strings (12')

Selections from America's Robin Hood (2003) - Portions of the ballet

     2-2-2-2/2-1-2-0/timpani/2 percussion/keyboard/strings (15')

Selections from Christmas Carol (2000) - Portions of the ballet

     2-2-2-2/2-2-2-1/percussion/piano-celesta/strings (8')

TGV (1991) - Inspired by the bullet train of France. Has been performed in various settings: classical, pops and children's concerts. Premiered by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Isaiah Jackson, conductor. Recorded by the Czech Radio Symphony and published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing.  Demo

     2-2-2-2/4-2-2-1/3 percussion/strings (3')

The House of Persistent Memories (2019)

    2-2-2-2/4-3-3-1/timpani/2 percussion/strings (6'45")

To Fly Unbounded (2003) - A four-movement work based on the poetry of Walt Whitman and Paul Laurence Dunbar. Commissioned by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra to commemorate the 100th anniversary of powered flight. Recorded by the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra, Neal Gittleman conducting, on Albany Records. Published by Lauren Keiser Music Publishing.

     3-3-3-3/4-3-3-1/timpani/4 percussion/harp/keyboard/SATB chorus/strings (20')

Van Gogh's Night (2018)  

     2-2-2-2/4-2-3-1/timp/2 percussion/harp/strings (6')

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