|Polymeter in Twentieth-Century Music: A Study in Notational Methods
||The purpose of this study was to find rationales for polymetric notation by studying selections of twentieth-century music. By discussing the nature of various passages, notational methods were linked to each different polymetric scenario. A distinct...
|Composing music more accessible to the hearing-impaired
||"A hearing-impaired individual's perception of the world is not devoid of music. Unable to hear sounds the way most people can, deaf persons often receive audio information through other means including: the tactile sensation of sound vibr...
|Collapse : for three cellos, two basses, and two percussionists
|Live manipulation of documentary audio in a narrative electroacoustic concert piece
||Documentary musical and theatrical works span a wide variety of genres, styles, and media. Such musical works typically involve fixed electronic media, either alone or--as in Steve Reich's Different Trains--with an accompanying acoustic ensemble. Mos...
||The purpose of this work is to explore the possibilities of advanced contrapuntal techniques in music. Bipolarity is a composition consisting of two complete, self-contained works that were also designed to be performed simultaneously. The fact that ...
|Universal density: a musical representation of astronomical objects and concepts
||Universal Density is a musical composition for digital electronic media. It takes the listener on a rapid tour of the universe that starts in the far away Southern Local supervoid and abruptly ends at the edge of our Solar system. Various astronomica...
|Incorporation of Humpback whale song in an electroacoustic concert piece
||Inclusion and usage of humpback whale song within the context of an electroacoustic or acoustic ensemble has been used in recent twentieth and twenty-first century literature such as George Crumb's Vox Balaenae. New humpback whale song research techn...
|Winds of change
||Winds of Change attempts to build upon the recent tradition of monophonic compositional practice by combining techniques directed at setting a central musical line to maintain interest and create textural clarity. These techniques are primarily inspi...
|Perceptions from the highline
||Perceptions from the Highline is a concerto for electric guitar and chamber ensemble. As a composer and a guitarist, I am constantly searching for new and compelling ways to compose for the electric guitar in conjunction with acoustic instruments. Th...
||Unrest is a twenty-one minute long piece written for chamber ensemble. Inspiration for the piece is drawn from the struggles that Black Americans face with regard to police brutality and social injustices, with extensive references to the Black Lives...