commissions

i am available for commissioned work. i find that artistic collaboration is an opportunity for growth in new directions and i have benefited greatly from it as a composer and musician. below is a partial list of my commissioned work.

independent film and video scores

  • Like Joy In Memory (2016)
  • Telling Stories (2015)
  • 3 or 4 Things I Know About Her (2014)
  • Conjuring Venice (2012)
  • Grand Illusion (2011)
  • Kalamazoo Stories (2009)
  • Western Michigan University Computer Science Dept China Trip Documentary (2008)
  • Various Travelogues (2008-09)
  • Western Michigan University Promotional Video (2007)
  • Various Travelogues (2007)
  • Carnival In Venice (2006)
  • An English Mystery (2005)
  • Days & Nights In Venice (2005)
  • Mixed Company VI (2003)
  • Venice Preserved (2003)
  • Notes To Myself (2002)
  • For Love Of Kate (2002)
  • A Midlife Summer's Dream (2001)
  • Mixed Company II (2000)
  • Afternoon In Venice (2000)
  • Fiona's Journal (2000)
  • Y2K Zoo (1999)
  • The Burne Jones Window (1999)

theater

  • Sketch (2005)
    • complete score for this full-length production
  • Mixed Company VII (2004)
    • complete score for this full-length production
  • Mixed Company V (2003)
    • complete score for this full-length production
  • Mixed Company IV (2001)
    • complete score for this full-length production
  • Fortunes Of The Moor (1996)
    • complete score for this full-length sequel to Shakespeare's Othello, performed at Western Michigan University
  • Emma's Waltz (2001)
    • for theatrical production of the Jane Austin novel Emma
  • Equus (1995)
    • incidental music for full-length play

other

  • music for “the end of theory”
    • interactive online learning course (2014)
  • theme music for Model U.N. television program (2008)
    • Royal Oak Michigan
  • "so good, so far" (2006)
    • private song commission
  • Walking Without, Waking Within (1995)
    • for solo dance
  • Tempis Fugit (1996)
    • for dance ensemble
  • Symmetry (1995)
    • for dance ensemble
  • The Paintings Of Jennifer Leigh (1999)
    • artist exhibition
  • Campus Generations (1997)
    • theme music for cable television program

influences

alan parsons project

ólafur arnalds

david bowie

kate bush

claude debussy

depeche mode

brian eno

genesis

philip glass

jean-michel jarre

jóhann jóhannsson

kitaro

marillion

moby

nosound

patrick o'hearn

mannheim steamroller

mike oldfield

arvo pärt

pink floyd

zbigniew preisner

radiohead

steve reich

max richter

tangerine dream

yann tiersen

vangelis

steven wilson

styx

lyric wisdom