Vocalise for the Naked Emperor

Vocalise for the Naked Emperor

By the year 2020, many international corporations were declaring themselves ‘green’, by a variety of standards, and many had purchased shares of carbon offset programs to bolster that claim. The standard on what was ‘green’ was loose at best, and the accounting in the...
Fast Fish

Fast Fish

An ode to freshwater fish.  In four scenes, evoking sparkling ponds in spring, pristine streams, the grief from losing a fish population from overfishing and the gentle movement of magnificent Brook Trout huddling in a deep pool in hot, dry August. For fl, cl/ bass...
Chamber Concerto

Chamber Concerto

Chamber Concerto features dueling violins, slapstick tuttis, broken-hearted entreaties, and timeless vistas. 15′ for sinfonietta: picc, fl, cl, bs cl, hrn, tpt, tbne, tuba, 2 perc, pno, 2 vln, vla, vc, db. Premiered at the Tanglewood Music Festival, Kent Nagano,...
Swimming Upstream: the Androscoggin River

Swimming Upstream: the Androscoggin River

A tragicomedy in 1 act for 3 female singers, small ensemble.  Work in Progress 2024 Jane Bouchard organizes an annual conference about the Androscoggin River in Maine.  Only a day before the conference starts, the keynote speaker cancels, because of a ‘conflict...