Orchestra Music

Breath for string orchestra (2014)

Musical portrayal of an essence of life, even when it is compromised through disease. Premiere by Augustana College Orchestra, in honor of Ashley Ballou-Bonnema and her life with Cystic Fibrosis, Sioux Falls, SD, Scott Johnson, director, 2015

Breath - Augustana Orchestra/Johnson
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Empty Branches, Crystalline Grace for string orchestra (2012)

Haunting music of introspection, leading through fragments of "Balm in Gilead" to eventual grace and joy. Premiere by Augustana College Orchestra, Sioux Falls, SD, Christopher Stanichar, director, 2012

Mourning Dove for string orchestra and piano (2021)

The haunting, distinctive cry of the mourning dove is interwoven throughout this nature-evoking piece. Premiere by University of South Dakota Orchestra, Vermillion, with Rebecca Kelley, piano soloist, and Luis Viquez, conductor, 2022

Empty Branches, Crystalline Grace - Augustana Orchestra/Stanichar
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Quirk for flex orchestra (2020)

Humor, quirkiness, and beauty fill this easily adaptable piece for four-part flex orchestra. Premiere by University of South Dakota Symphony Orchestra, Vermillion, Luis Viquez, conductor, 2020

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