STRING QUARTETs

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: 12 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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Quartet For The Sons of Nam

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Quartet  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 New Beginning

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Commissioned by Dr Fred Freitag and his wife Lynn to celebrate the baptism of their daughter Angelica. New Beginnings is in three events representing the personality that is innate to all chilren.

Ev.1"Anticipation of Life"
Ev.2 "Happy and Fun"
Ev.3"Values of Life"


Duration: 8 min

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TWO GETHER

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A four movement work that suggests the paradigm of relationships.


Ev.1- The Future
Ev.2 - The Past and Good Times
Ev.3 - The Hard Times
Ev.4 -The Present


Duration: 11 min

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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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