Solo Piano

Sonata For The Sons of Nam

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For the Sons of Nam was composed in 1990 as a string quartet
and subsequently orchestrated for full orchestra in 1991 and wind ensemble in 2011 It is in 4 Chapters with Chapters 1 and 2 completed. 


Duration: 22 minutes 

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A Veterans Lament

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A Veterans’ Lament was composed as part of the string quartet “Into The Liquid”, commissioned by the New York City-based Ethel Quartet in 2013.
It is included as the 3rd chapter of the quartet version titled, “Adult Years".
A Veterans' Lament as scored here, has an added Introduction, and is orchestrated for full orchestra, wind ensemble and string quartet with piano. These arrangements continues the composers mission to use music to bring visibility to veterans and their service to country.


Duration: 4 minutes

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Into The Liquid

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Into The Liquid - Commissioned by ETHEL, with support from ETHEL’s Foundation for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Arts.. Score is based on images from the Documerica Project (1971-1977), where the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hired freelance photographers to photograph different aspects of American life, 


Duration: Appoimately 4 minutes.

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Quiet Shadows

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Quiet Shadows for String Quartet is my musical portrayal of four soldiers together on guard duty in Viet Nam. 


Duration: 4 min

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Buffalo Soldiers

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The score includes two optional narrations one delivered by Abraham Lincoln and the other from a speech delivered by General Colin Powell to celebrate the unveiling of the Buffalo Soldier statue at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas in 1992. Of note General Powell gave his personal endorsement to use his words.   

*****After the conflict with Iraq in 2003, Buffalo Soldiers (the composition) was published with a revised narration and titled American Soldier. It includes a narration written by army veteran Carol Williams and narrated (on CD) by actor Gary Sinise. 


Duration: 17min


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New Beginnings ToGether

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