Because (2021) 20'

A Symphony of Serendipity for narration and orchestra

2(II=picc).2.2.2 - 2.2.3(III-btbn).1 - timp - perc(3): typewriter/tri/glock/SD/effects - piano/toy piano - strings Percussion: Various implements to mimic the sounds of workers working/cleaning (sweeping broom, screwing in light bulb, hammering, etc.)

Based on the book, text by Mo Willems; Illustrations by Amber Ren; Script by Mo Willems; Arranged by Jannina Norpoth

Commissioned by the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and the National Symphony Orchestra and was first produced at the Kennedy Center with the NSO during the 2021-2022 season

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Five Freedom Songs (2021) 20'

voice, percussion (1 player), and string orchestra voice - perc (1): crash cym/ride cym/hi-hat/brake dr/SD/kick dr/glock - strings

Co-commissioned by: Sun Valley Music Festival, San Francisco Symphony, Boston Symphony Orchestra; Andris Nelsons, Music Director, Grand Teton Music Festival, Kansas City Symphony, New Haven Symphony Orchestra, Virginia Arts Festival

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Hymn for Everyone (2021) 12'

orchestra 2(II=picc).2(II=EH).2.2(II=cbn) - 2.2.3(III=btbn).1 - timp - perc(3): chimes/almglocken/tam-tam/BD - strings

Commissioned by Riccardo Muti, Zell Music Director, Chicago Symphony Orchestra; Made possible through the generous support of Helen Zell; Co-Commissioned by the National Symphony Orchestra and the Music Academy of the West

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Rounds (2022) 15'

for piano and string orchestra