Double Choir and Perc. 2'30"
An arrangement of the beloved Greek Orthodox hymn by the same name, this work highlights the treble voices while including elements of both Byzantine style chant and Greek folk music. (2020)
FROM A DISTANCE
Virtual Choir 10'
Commissioned by Nicholle Andrews for the University of Redlands Chapel Singers, this work features three movements, each with a distinct character and intention. As a whole, the work focuses on reflection and contemplation, which is much needed in a virtual setting. (2020)
PRAYER IN TIMES OF ILLNESS
Dedicated to those who lost their lives to Covid-19, this work is an adaptation of a traditional Greek Orthodox prayer. While the text is sacred, the cry for healing can be understood by all. (2020)
DUET FOR EUPHONIUM AND PIANO
Utilizing a broad harmonic language, this piece highlights both the Euphonium player and pianist equally to create an exciting experience for both the audience and the performers. (2020)
Euphonium, Piano 2'30"
This setting of the Kyrie text uses conservative voice leading to produce a beautiful harmonic world. (2020)
This lively solo has a fast, constant driving pulse and features complex rhythms and meter changes. (2020)
SATB w/ div. 7'
The text for this piece comes from a Pontic Greek folk song – detailing the destruction of a village by a devastating fire. Featuring aleatoric passages and asymmetric meters common in Greek folk music, the piece follows the form of a fire – starting from a single flame, to a destructive force, leaving only ashes. (2019)
ICHI APO TO KAMPANARIO
Inspired by Arvo Pärt's compositional style of "tinntinnabuli," this piece uses mallets on the piano strings to mimc the sound of bells. (2019)
Piano, Mallets 4'
LARGO FOR EUPHONIUM AND LIVE ELECTRONICS
Focusing on the timbral elements of the euphonium, this work explores the extremes of the instrument's ranges, while incorporating the electronics in an organic and natural fashion. (2019)
Euphonium, Live Electronics 3'
S'AGAPO POLI POLI
A lyrical Greek love song. (2019)
Soprano, Piano 3'
HYMNS OF THE NATIVITY
Choir and Orchestra 12'
Composed with Jamison Stevens, this work was written for the 72nd Annual Feast of Lights at the University of Redlands. It features two movements – the Apolytikion and the Kontakion – both of which have text taken from the Greek Orthodox hymns by the same names. (2019)
With a mournful tone, "I Yi" is a call to action against the destruction of our greatest natural resource and our home – the Earth. (2019)
LARGHETTO FOR SOLO OBOE
This plaintive work explores the wide range of the oboe through motivic transformations. (2018)
Soprano, Viola, Cello 5'
With text taken from the Greek Orthodox memorial service, this piece was written in honor of my grandfather's 10 year memorial. (2018)
Reflective in nature, this setting of the Lord's Prayer in Greek incorporates simple, but beautiful, harmonies with a plainchant-like melody. (2017)