Instrumental Works

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Concert Band


Original Works

and they pealed more loud and deep (2003)

Borean Fanfare (1996)

Commissioned by The University of Florida Bands, Dr. David Waybright, director

For the Fair and the Brave (2003)  

Commissioned by The Tallahassee Winds, Dr. Bentley Shellahamer, director

Hilltopper Zia March (2001)



Arrangements and Transcriptions


America, the Beautiful (1999)

Shenandoah (1998)

Forest Murmurs (Wagner)

Siegfrieds Funeral Music (Wagner)

Liebestod (Wagner)

Symphony No. 6  - abridged (Beethoven)

Piano Concerto No. 1 1st Mvt. (Beethoven)

Aria No. 14 (Queen of the Night) (Mozart)

Catalog Aria (Mozart)

Golliwogs Cakewalk (Debussy)

The planets (Holst)

    2. Venus, The Bringer of Peace

    3. Mercury

    5. Saturn

    7. Neptune

Also Sprach Zarathustra - Introduction (Strauss)




Original Works



Westward, Ho, Ho, Ho! (2010)



Kilmartin Glen (2009)



Fanfare for a New Decade (Fanfare de melodas populares de Nuevo Mxico) (2009)



Childrens Suite (2007)



Fanfare Diamante (2007)



Symphony No. 1 (2005)



From Palms to Poplars (2002)



Tombee de la Nuit (2005)





Andante and Allegro (J. Ed. Barat)


O Holy Night (a Composers Christmas)


Concerto for Trombone (Rimsky-Korsakov)


Christmas Medley


Shenandoah (for Soprano or Tenor and Orchestra)





Riddles, a one Act Opera based on J.R.R. Tolkiens The Hobbit (1995)

(Tenor, Baritone, and Orchestra)



Solo Works, Chamber Works, and Other


The Music Lesson (Soprano, 2 Trombones, and Piano) (2010)

Commissioned by the Professional music Teachers of New Mexico 2010


Giga (Piano Solo) (1993)


Fete (piano duo) (2009)


Elan con Brio (Bassoon, Trombone, and piano duo) (2003)

Commissioned by the Professional music Teachers of New Mexico 2003


Minim (Bassoon, Trombone, and piano duo) (2002)


Verbum Continuum (Soprano, Alto Saxophone or Trombone, and Piano) (1997)


FieraMente, Etwas Anwachsend (Horn Choir) (1996)

commissioned by the University of Florida Horn Choir, Dr. paul Basler, director


Delineation  (Trombone and Piano) (1996)


Reflections of '63 (Tenor, Trumpet, Violoncello, and Percussion) (1996)


Woodwind Quintet No. 1 (Four for Five) (1993)


Brass Quintet No. 1 (2003)


Undisonus Praeconare (Brass Choir) (2001)


Wedding Suite (for Flute and Piano/Organ) (2000)


Fanfare and Fugue (Trombone Choir) (1986)


Four Novelties for Assorted Saxophones (1985)


Concertino for Horn, Mallet Percussion, and Piano (1985)