Samples of Creative Work


StratA

for saxophone and piano
Commissioned by: Allison Balcetis, Sandra Joy Friesen, and William Street

In three movements:
I - Sonder (solo tenor sax)
II - Opia (alto sax and piano)
III - Adrontis (alto sax and piano; forthcoming)


Hiraeth

for cello and orchestra
Commissioned by: NUMUS Concerts and the Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Music


an Interlude between two nothings

for chamber ensemble, solo piano, electric guitar, and fixed electronics
Commissioned by: Ensemble Paramirabo, Sandra Joy Friesen

In six movements:
I - inflation (chamber ensemble and fixed electronics)
II - destruction I (electric guitar)
III - formations I (chamber ensemble)
IV - destruction I (electric guitar)
V - formations II (solo piano)
VI - destruction I (electric guitar)

 
 

Thaw

for oboe, clarinet (or alto flute), violin, percussion, and piano
Commissioned by: Thin Edge New Music Collective


Augmented Guitar

A video demonstration of an augmented guitar that I built as part of my doctoral thesis.

 
 

Sea of Sound Festival

A video excerpt from an improvisation at the Sea of Sound Festival in Edmonton, in which I perform using a variety of live electronics.

 
 

Improvisation

An improvisation from Vignettes-a-go-go, a concert featuring Adam Tindale, Kasia Czarsky-Jachimowicz and myself. For the improvisation I am using an electric guitar that I augmented as part of my doctoral research.