Chamber Music

Fireball for Four Pianos, 2016
performed by ensemble Pianissimo! submitted for Grammy consideration

Ghost Tango; Memory Tango for cello and piano 
commissioned by iAN&ANi Duo, 2012

Rockin’; Different colors of the night; In Blue for cello solo, 2011 
for Ian Maksin

The Mystery of Jodetoyo, a bagatelle for piano, 2011 
for Beethoven Project festival

Solstice Canyon for saxophone and guitar, 2011 
commissioned by duo Montagnard

Elegy: crossing the bridge, for violin and piano, 2011 
for David Yonan

Serenade for alto saxophone solo, 2008
for Athanasios Zervas

The colors of the day, mezzo-soprano, flute, viola, harp, 2006 
commissioned by Momenta dance academy

Three Settings of e.e. cummings, mezzo-soprano, piano, 2006 
commissioned by the Chicago Composers Forum

Out of the Depth I Cry, mezzo-soprano, ob.,cl.,vc.,pno.,perc. 2006 
commissioned by CUBE Contemporary Chamber Ensemble, Chicago

Shtetl Scenes, piano, 2005
commissioned by Stéphane Seban, France

David Yonan, violin; Susan Merdinger, piano; Chris Ferrer, cello

To be Z de vie, soprano, flute, violin, cello, percussion, 2004 
commissioned by Momenta, a Performing Arts Company, Oak Park

Sharing the Moment, flute, clarinet, cello, 2003 
commissioned by Momenta through Chicago Composers Forum

Old Clock, for contrabassoon and piano, 2000 
commissioned by Susan Nigro

Shadows, clarinet, violin, viola, cello, 2000

Sonata for cello and piano, 1997 
commissioned by Chester and Nancy Kamin

Rhymes for children, soprano, percussion, 1997

Fantasy on two “sol’s”, cello solo, 1995

Structures in the air, for flute solo, 1993

Skein, for soprano, cello, piano, 1992

Septet, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, piano, two percussion, 1991

Serenade for cello and winds, cello, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, french horn, trombone, 1990

Variations for violin solo, 1989

Blues for two harps, 1987