Selected Works for Princeton University
TATAR FOLK TALES (2018)
For Soprano Soloist and Chamber Orchestra, consisting of woodwind quintet, trombone, piano, harp, percussion (2), and string quintet.
1. (ii)Sak and Sok (05:13-08:13, page 15)
2. (i)Shuralli (00:12-04:59, page 1)
3. (iv)Arba (08:26-10:52, page 33)
4. (iii)Rainbow* (Soundcloud link: 00:00-03:13, page 26)
*for Mezzo and Chamber Orchestra, commissioned by Density512. Version for Baritone and Chamber Orchestra commissioned by Boston University College of Fine Arts for Mahlermania!
Winner of Seattle Symphony Celebrate Asia Composition Competition 2020.
Played by University of Texas New Music Ensemble in April 2018, with Adeliia Faizullina, soprano, and Andrew Q Langman, conductor.
Performed by Density512 in 2018 with Page Stephens, mezzo-soprano and Jacob Schnitzer, conductor.
WATER. UNDER. LIVE I. (2018)
For Mezzo-Soprano and Violin.
Created under the aegis of the Gabriela Lena Frank Creative Academy of Music and Duo Cortona.
Performed by Duo Cortona (Ari Streisfeld, violin, and Rachel Calloway, mezzo-soprano), in December 2018.
STRING QUARTET WITH PENNY WHISTLES (2018)
For String Quartet, doubling on Penny Whistles
2. Like a live bird flying;
Like a mechanical bird (07:24-10:49, page 16)
1. Dreamy and lonely in the steppe (00:00-07:19, page 4)
Played by invoke string quartet (Nick Montopoli and Zach Matteson, violins, Karl Mitze, viola, and Geoffrey Manyin, cello), in 2018.
STRAIN TO SHINE (2017)
For Voice (Soprano), Trombone and Percussion. (Vocalist can double on percussion).
Percussion list: mark tree, chimes, rain stick
Commissioned by the Blanton Museum of Art (TX).
Dedicated to Saint Catherine of Alexandria
(c.287-c.305 living in Alexandria, Egypt).
Performed by Adeliia Faizullina, soprano and percussion, and Steve Parker, trombone, in March, 2017.