text by David Simpatico
The Maiden Tower (2005) 40 min.
solo bass, solo soprano, solo tenor, actress; fl/picc, B-flat cl., fh, harp, piano, percussion (plus timpani), 2 vns, va, vc, db; computer electronics, quadraphonic speaker set-up
Three, Two, One- BANG! (2008) 25 min.
youth opera based on Macbeth
sung roles: 2 sop., 2 mezzo, 1 tenor, 1 baritone; spoken roles: 2 males and 2 males or females;
string quartet and piano
Commissioned by Long Leaf Opera, 2008
The Dragon (2010) 50 min.
children's opera based on the tale by Ryunosuke Akutagawa
soprano, mezzo, tenor, bass, optional chorus and piano; also orchestrated with 3 flutists and percussion
Commissioned by North Carolina Opera