Works

Teeth

Teeth

New in 2022: Teeth in a hyena’s face always slide into place.  Teeth, a lightly-staged macabre micro-opera for solo piano and fixed media. Set in the pandemic year of 2020, our very dramatic heroine pianist sits at the piano, home alone.  She muses cynically, grapples...

Thirteen Piano Preludes 

Thirteen Piano Preludes 

now available on Amazon.   For more info, visit Eliza Garth and see this review on textura.org.   Thirteen pieces, between one and eight minutes long that range from epigrams to torrid essays. They can be performed separately or in groups, but when played in the given...

Music From A Summer Afternoon

Music From A Summer Afternoon

Music From A Summer Afternoon.  for full orchestra: 4-3-3-3, 3-4-2-1, 3 perc, celeste, harp, string sections. 6'   Bold, swirling energy contrasts with gentle, reflective flute and celeste meditations.  Premiered by the University of Michigan Philharmonia Orchestra,...

Stories I Cannot Tell You 

Stories I Cannot Tell You 

Stories I Cannot Tell You  -- a lyrical, charming and then deeply foreboding and sinister meditation on being here (or not).  18'  1-1-1-1, 1-1-2, 2 perc, piano, 5-5-4-3-2.  Commissioned by the League of Composers / ISCM, US Section.  Premiered by the Orchestra of the...

Table Manners

Table Manners

Table Manners  2020 13'  A theatrical duet or duel with text by Phillis Levin about connection, competition and greed.  For two voices, desk bells, and a lot of silverware.  Commissioned by Ariadne Greif.  See a score excerpt.  Buy the score. View the movie:...

Wherewith I Strive

Wherewith I Strive

Wherewith I Strive 12'  for mezzo-soprano, flute, and harp or piano, in 4 movements. …wherewith I strive … an Epigram by Sir Thomas Wyatt For the Days of My Trouble. Excerpt from the Book of Job Flute Interlude A Song, by Phillis Levin Three poems about mortality and...

Avian Moments

Avian Moments

Avian Moments   6'  Three pieces for flute quartet:  Piccolo, C Flute, Alto Flute and Bass Flute. Twittering, fluttering, trilling, floating upwards, spiralling in and out of tonality, these three short pieces mimic and explore birdsong, including the multi-phonics...