Compositions

Songs from Orpheus and Euridyke (1992)

Songs from Orpheus and Euridyke (1992) flute, oboe, piano, voices, synthesizer (25”)


Alaskan Songs (1989-92) for voice, clarinet and piano

Alaskan Songs (1989-92) for voice, clarinet and piano was premiered by American Women Composers and has been since performed many times including Poland by many different singers. (18 Min.) This set of songs by Alaskan poets was commissioned by mezzo-soprano Suzanne Summerville, Professor of Music at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. Having grown up in […]


Triptych (1992) for Soprano and String Quartet

Triptych (1992) for Soprano and String Quartet (18 min.) was first premiered at the International Composers Festival in Tailloires, France and has been performed and recorded by CUBE with soprano Susanna Phillips (2008). It was a finalist in the Brandeis Women Composers Competition (2007). Triptych is a setting of poems by three poets very close […]


The Wonderful Musician (1991)

The Wonderful Musician (1991) mezzo, chamber ensemble (picc, fl/alto fl,ob/EH, cl/E-flat cl, bcl, bsn, hn, perc, strings) (17”) Poem by Anne Sexton Premiered by the Contemporary Chamber Players, University of Chicago The Wonderful Musician for mezzo-soprano and chamber ensemble is a setting of the poem of the same name from the collection Transformations by Anne […]


Music for Five (1990)

Music for Five won first prize in the International League of Women Composers Competition (now IAWM) in 1990. The piece is based on interlocking series of sets with each movement having a distinct and contrasting character.


Episode in the Life of a Proton (1986)

Episode in the Life of a Proton (1986) won first prize in the International League of Women Composers Competition (6 min.). It was premiered by Abraham Stokman at the Chicago Cultural Center and has been performed internationally by Jeffery Jacobs including South Africa. Episode in the Life of a Proton was inspired by a visit […]