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Opera

A Way Forward (premiere January, 2024 at the Kennedy Center)

a short opera commissioned by Washington National Opera, American Opera Initiative

with libretto by José G. Alba Rodríguez

A Way Forward follows a Mexican family of three generations who grapple with

polarized ideas on how to save their business from the threat of foreclosure. The

stress of the situation brings out hidden family dynamics that reveal both their

flaws and passion. Will they be able to get through their crisis?

La Alcaldesa (in progress)

an opera-in-progress in 2 acts.

with libretto by Sandra Flores-Strand

a full length opera about Puerto Rico's first female mayor

FELISA RINCÓN DE GAUTIER aka "Doña Fela"

(learn more here)

The Curious Lady of Lyme Regis (in progress)

a 20-minute chamber opera

with libretto by Kaitlin Sullivan

a short opera about the early 19th century paleontologist

MARY ANNING

(learn more here)

Oratorio

The Seven Last Words of Christ 2020

a 45-minute dramatic oratorio

Produced by BETH MORRISON PROJECTS

with CONTEMPORANEOUS

as part of BMP: NEXT GEN 2021

(learn more here)

Vocal Chamber

Wisdom Whispers on the Wind 2021

commissioned by The Valkyrie Ensemble

text by Julia Rose Rahm

SSA Soloists, Drone (Tanpura), Organ

7 min

Wisdom Whispers on the Wind 2021

commissioned by The Valkyrie Ensemble

SSA soloists, drone, organ

7 min

Yo Misma Fui Mi Ruta 2020

graduate studies

Tara O'Connor, flutist

soprano & flute ensemble: 4 flutes, 2 alto flutes

10 min

Walk on the Beach 2017

written for Mivos Quartet at Walden Creative Musicians Retreat

soprano & string quartet

6 min

Choral

Breaking the Barrier, 2023. 20 min

A setting of selected poems by Claude McKay of the Harlem Renaissance

commissioned by Canterbury Choral Society

1 Black Soprano soloist, 1 Soprano soloist (any race), SSAATTBB Chorus, SSA trio from chorus or children; Jazz Ensemble: Alto Sax, Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax; 3 Trumpets, 2 Trombones; Double Bass; Organ (or Organ Reduction with Saxophone)

Shere Veth-le-em, 2022.

commissioned by Calvary-St. George Episcopal Church

SSATBB, cello

4 min

Te Alabaré Señor, 2023

Psalm 118: 7, 10, 17. 25

Premiered by Voices of the New (Voices of Ascension)

SA Chorus, TB Chorus, or SATB Chorus

2 min

Agnus Dei 2021

commissioned by Calvary-St. George Episcopal Church

SSATBB, cello

4 min

Psalm 19:14 2018

SSSAATTBB

6 min

Alleluia 2018

SSA

1 min

Art Song

Counting 2022

commissioned for a fundraiser for a library in Santiago named after Our Little Roses,

the first girls orphanage in Honduras

poem by Aylin (resident of Our Little Roses)

soprano & piano

7 min

Rosita 2022

commissioned for a fundraiser for a library in Santiago named after Our Little Roses,

the first girls orphanage in Honduras

poem by Aylin (resident of Our Little Roses)

soprano & piano

2 min

The Rocking Chair 2022

commissioned by Five Boroughs Music Festival & On Site Opera

poem by Noel Quiñones

mezzo-soprano, cello & piano

6 min

 

Forgiveness 2016

soprano & organ

4 min

Chamber

Wisdom Whispers 2022

Seal Bay Music Festival - Cassatt String Quartet

string quartet, drone & organ sample

6 min

Out There Somewhere 2019

graduate studies (SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music)

trio for trumpet, piano, & double bass

6 min

Mallelion 2019

graduate studies (SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music)

percussion ensemble: almglocken, button gongs, glockenspiel, marimba (2), vibraphone (2)

6 min

Solo Instrument

Tumultuous Introspection 2020

graduate studies (SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music)

solo piano

2 min

1 & 2 2019

graduate studies (SUNY Purchase Conservatory of Music)

performed by Max Eidinoff

solo piano 

5 min

Late Night Chill Vibes

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