Concert, Classical, and Ensemble works

  • 2020: Fiction for Orchestra and a Poetexpand_more

    Based on a Chamber work with the same title.

    Read more about fiction here

    For score and/or a recording: please contact me

  • 2019: Exodus (Expanded version) - For Brass Sextetexpand_more

    Exodus (Expanded version) – For Brass Sextet: Originally composed for Curtis’ The Brass Project. 2 Trumpets, French Horn, 2 Trombones, and Tuba.
    Commercially recorded (one movement only): Cityscaping CD

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  • 2018: Sand, Land, and Falling Metal - For Guitar and String Quartetexpand_more

    For Guitar and String Quartet.

    The is a revised and expanded version based on a commission by LiveConnections. Supported in part through a grant from the American Composers Forum, Philadelphia Chapter. Originally for Guitar, Violin, Qanun, Oud, Cello and Percussion.
    Premiered in 2015, by Jason Vieaux and Al-Bustan Takht Ensemble.

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  • 2017: Speak - For Orchestraexpand_more

    Originally written for a smaller ensemble. Speak was revised-edited for the full orchestra.

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  • 2016: Fiction for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Double Bass, and Tapeexpand_more

    Premiered in 2016 by Ensemble39.

    Commissioned by LiveConnections and based on 2 short poems by Nazih Abou-afach.

    Written for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola, Double Bass, and Tape (Prokofiev’s same instrumentation as Prokofiev’s Op. 39)

    Read more about fiction here

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  • 2016: Message In a Bottle - Guitar and Harpexpand_more

    For Guitar and Harp. A suite-like work in 4 movements.

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  • 2016: Exodus - For Brass Sextetexpand_more

    Exodus – For Brass Sextet: Originally composed for Curtis’ The Brass Project. 2 Trumpets, French Horn, 2 Trombones, and Tuba.
    Commercially recorded: Cityscaping CD

    For score and/or a recording: please contact

  • 2015: Of Nights and Solace - Fantasia on Andalusian Muwash'shah Poetryexpand_more

    For Mixed Choir, Ūd, Qanūn, Violin, Cello, Arab Percussion and Solo Female Voice.

    Premiered in 2015 by Dalal Abu Amneh, The Crossing Choir, and Al-Bustan Ensemble.
    Commissioned by Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture with the support of the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage.

    Movements:

    I. Moonrise – Prelude
    II. hayyi al-wujuh (Greet These Faces)
    III. Forsaken
    IV. Interlude “A la Dulap”
    V. Ya man ‘Ada (You who Left and Passed)
    VI. Sunrise

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  • 2005: Chronicles I (à la samā'ī) - String Quartet (Revised 2019)expand_more

    A string quartet, based loosely on the Sama’i traditional music form.

    To be premiered in Amsterdam, Netherlands, by the New Europian Ensemble NEuE, December 11, 2019.

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