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Diandya is an expressive and evocative solo piece. The timbral development features use of various tremolos, and a short section is semi-improvised (the composer provides pitches but leaves rhythms, dynamics, and phrases to be improvised by the...



The title “Fluxion” refers to the state of the melodic and timbral materials used in the piece. As stated by the composer, “During my time in New York I was surrounded by an incredible amount of sonic experimentation by my colleagues...



Snowblink was written to serve as a pedagogical work, utilizing various extended techniques and featuring other new music conventions within a clear formal structure and with detailed notation information. A “snowblink” is a white reflection...



Leaves is a duo in five short movements: I. pensive (alto flute, vibraphone); II. dreamily (flute, crotales and vibraphone); III. floating, effortless (piccolo, crotales); IV. focused (alto flute, vibraphone); V. powerful, radiating (flute, vibraphone)...

The Whirring Dusk


The composer shares, “In writing the whirring dusk, I was reflecting on the conflicting emotions and states of being that come with significant life experiences. Pain and joy, fragility and strength, disquiet and peace—they are visceral, they...



Starlings are sociable birds native to or naturalized throughout much of the world. Their feathers, their flocking behaviors (called murmurations), and their calls served as a point of departure for this piece through subtle shimmers, staggered...

Two Skazkas for Solo Flute


Bulgarian piano prodigy Lora Al-Ahmad traveled to New York City in her teens to further her training, and while at the Mannes School began studying composition with Lowell Liebermann. Among the first fruit of her fascinating talents is Two Skazkas for...