Open Score Collection

The following are open score works for variable or open instrumentation
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Cinquanta
 (2018) – for guitars, percussion, pianos, harps, etc.
Duration: variable
Premiered at Sound Symposium XIX, St. John’s Newfoundland, July 11, 2018

 

 

 


Negative Space (2017) – for large chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Premiered at the Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver on October 17, 2017
Audio excerpt performed by the Still Life Ensemble

 

 

 


Aeternum Vale
 (2017) – for chamber ensemble, and/or voices
Duration: variable
Premiered at the Woodward’s Atrium, presented by the Hard Rubber Orchestra Society on August 27, 2017

 

 

Rosetta Stone
Rosetta Stone
  (2016) – for trio
Duration: variable
Dedicated to John Cage
Video by percussionists Chris Blaber, Gaël Chabot-Leclerc, and Greg Samek
* Released on the CD Rosetta Stone performed by Daniel Tones

 

 

Circle of Fifths
Circle of Fifths
  
(2016) – for large open score ensemble in twelve parts
Duration: variable
* Winner of the Unbound Flute Festival Composition Competition 2016 (Brisbane, Australia) and premiered on – July 3, 2016
Audio excerpt performed by Mark Takeshi McGregor, flutes

 

 

 

Equilibrium


Equilibrium
 
(2015) – for open score ensemble
Duration: variable
Commissioned by The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and premiered on April 24, 2016
Video by Dejan Radovanovic
* Released on the CD Surface Tension by Ethos Collective

 

 

Möbius
Möbius
 
(2015) – for open score spatialized ensemble
Duration: variable
Commissioned and premiered by The Blueridge International Chamber Music Festival and premiered on July 29, 2015
Audio excerpt performed by Negative Zed

 

 

 

Chiaroscuro
Chiaroscuro
  (2014) – for spatialized chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Commissioned and premiered by Vancouver New Music, conducted by Giorgio Magnanensi – March 22, 2014

Dedicated to Giorgio Magnanensi
Audio excerpt performed byVancouver New Music

 

 


Museum Pieces
(2012) – independent solos to be performed simultaneously
Duration: 2-8 minutes
Commissioned by the North Shore Branch of the British Columbia Registered Teachers Music Association and premiered at Canada Music Week – November 18, 2012

 

 

 

Nocturne
Nocturne
 (2013) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Premiered by the Vertical Orchestra 2013 – August 7, 2013
* Released on the CD Surface Tension by Ethos Collective

 

 

 

Quickening
Quickening
  (2012) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: 3-5 minutes
Premiered by the Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, director –  December 4, 2012
Dedicated to James Tenney
Video of Aventa Ensemble performance
* Released on the CD Surface Tension by Ethos Collective

 

 

Surface Tension
Surface
Tension
  (2012) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: 5 or more minutes
Premiered by the Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, director – December 4, 2012
Video of Aventa Ensemble performance
* Released on the CD Surface Tension by Ethos Collective

 

 

 
Rogue Waves
Rogue Waves
 (2012) – for chamber ensemble   Duration: 5 minutes
Premiered by the Aventa Ensemble, Bill Linwood, director – December 4, 2012
Video of Aventa Ensemble performance
* Released on the CD Surface Tension by Ethos Collective

 

 

 

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On a mote of dust suspended in a sunbeam  (2012) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Commissioned and premiered by the Ethos Collective – September 15, 2012
Video of a performance by Ethos Collective
* Released on the CD Surface Tension by Ethos Collective

 

 

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Lagrange Point
  
(2012) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Commissioned and premiered by the Turning Point Ensemble – June 21, 2012

Dedicated to Neil Degrasse Tyson
Video of Redshift Music performing LaGrange Point
* Released on the CD Surface Tension by Ethos Collective

 

 

aether
æther
  
(2012) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Premiered by The Thin Edge New Music Collective – October 6, 2012

Inspired by, and dedicated to, Kelly Nobles
* Released on the CD Rosetta Stone performed by Kelly Nobles

 

 

Spin
Spin
  
(2012) – for chamber ensemble  variable duration
Premiered by Fringe Percussion and guests – January 20, 2012

Written for the occasion of Redshift Music’s 10th Anniversary

 

 

 

Still Life
Still Life 
 (2006 rev. 2012) – for chamber ensemble   Duration: 5 min.
Premiered by the Vertical Orchestra – Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC – March 20, 2012
Dedicated to Marci Rabe
* Originally written for choir in 2006 (revised for open score in 2011)
* Still Life was chosen to represent Canada at the ISCM’s 2009 World Music Days in Sweden
* Still Life was awarded first prize in the Vancouver Bach Choir’s National Choir Music Competition (Vancouver 2008)
* Released on CD by the 2017 Pennsylvania All-State Chorus
* Released on the CD Rosetta Stone performed by Katie Rife (multiple marimbas)

 

Foreign Lands
Foreign Lands
 
(2011) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Premiered by Negative Zed Ensemble and Contact – April 5, 2011
* Released on the CD Surface Tension by Ethos Collective

 

 

 

Simulacrum
Simulacrum
 
(2010) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Premiered by 6 ensembles across Canada – May 15, 2010
* Released on the CD Undercurrents by Contact Contemporary Music (Toronto)
* Released on the CD …ohme zu wissen warum!? by Soli Fan Tutti (Darmstadt)
* Nominated as ‘Classical Composition of the year’ at the 2012 Western Canadian Music Awards
* Awarded 2nd prize at the International Soli fan tutti Kompositionspreis in Germany – May 2011
MolOt-ensemble video   Score video   

 

Grace
Grace
  (2009) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: variable  video
Commissioned and premiered by Ensemble Mujirushi – Ghent, Belgium, November 18, 2009

* Released on the CD Undercurrents by Contact Contemporary Music
Dedicated to Ensemble Mujirushi

 

 

ostinati
Ostinati
  (2009) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Premiered by Motion Ensemble – October 17, 2009
* Released on the CD Undercurrents by Contact Contemporary Music
Dedicated to Brian Eno

 

 

Undercurrents
Undercurrents
 
(2008) – for chamber ensemble
Duration: variable
Commissioned and premiered by Contact Contemporary Music – June 15, 2008
Dedicated to Jerry Pergolesi & Contact Contemporary Music
* Released on the CD Undercurrents by Contact Contemporary Music

 

 

Stasis
Stasis
 
(2007) – for 4 or more melodic instruments    variable duration
Premiered by the Vancouver Miniaturist Ensemble December 10, 2007

* Released on the CD Undercurrents by Contact Contemporary Music

 

 

 

 

Temporal Waves
Temporal Waves
  (2001) – for 4 pianos, harps, guitars, marimbas, vibraphones or any combination
Duration: 8 minutes
Premiered by 4 Gallon Drum at the Sonic Boom Festival – March 13, 2004

* Released on the CD Undercurrents by Rob McDonald, guitar
* Released on the CD Concentric Rings performed by the Victoria Guitar Trio
Version for Trio instead of Quartet

 

Pulses
Pulses
 
(1999) – for 4 or more melodic instruments    8-25 min.
Commissioned and premiered by the Motion Ensemble – April 17, 1999

 

 

 

 

Quaver
Quaver
  (1997) – for 4-8 melodic instruments    8-14 min.
Premiered by Ensemble Symposium – January 23, 1997
* Released on the CD Rosetta Stone performed by Colin MacDonald

 

 

 

 

Parallel II
Parallel II
 
(1997) – for any number of attack/decay instruments (piano, harp, guitar, vibes, etc..)
Duration: 8 minutes
Premiered by Ensemble Symposium – November 7, 1997