Premiere: Night Blooming, for oboe and string bass, for OboeBass!, MCAD Gallery, July 26, 2019
Inspired by photographs by Cy DeCosse

The Spider & The Fly, for 2 singers and piano, Source Songs Festival, August 5, 2019

Forthcoming recording: Eye to Ivory, for piano. Starkland Recordings. Performed by Kathleen Supove, piano.

Parterre (recorder quartet), Flûte Alors, Montreal, Canada, October 2019

Forthcoming video short: Sight of Hand, fall 2019

Fellowship and residency, Bogliasco Foundation, Bogliasco, Italy, November-December 2019


Selected Listing

Work-in-progress presentation: North, Studio Z, Zeitgeist, June 18, 2019. More info: here


Premiere: Scent Songs, commissioned by the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet, and created with additional support from the Emily Harvey Foundation.
May 3, 2019 - Sundin Hall, St. Paul. Performed by Minneapolis Guitar Quartet and mezzo-soprano Clara Osowski. Tickets: here

Zephyrus, Georgia State Bands, April 2019

Strum and Pizz Hocket (from Dream House), Jukebox chamber music series, Vermont Symphony Orchestra, Burlington, VT, March 8 & 9, 2019

Emily Harvey Foundation Residency, 5-week creative and research residency in Venice, Italy, October-November 2018

Arctic Circle Expedition, 2-week research residency aboard a sailing vessel in the Arctic Circle, October 2018 

Sight of Hand with the St. Paul Saints, August 2018
Live performance at a Saints baseball game, and video shoot for short film Sight of Hand
Project supported by a Knight Arts Challenge Award (Knight Foundation, Miami), the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council (MRAC), and St. Paul Cultural STAR.

Beyond opera workshop and recording session, Frost Opera Theater, University of Miami, April 23-30, 2017.

The development of Beyond received funding from OPERA America’s Opera Grants for Female Composers program, supported by the Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation. This workshop was also supported by the Duffy Opera Institute. 

Ear + Nose a new work for Zeitgeist incorporating fragrance, Studio Z, February 16 &17, 2017 info and tickets

Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, University of Albany Performing Arts Center, Albany, NY, November 3, 2016

Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, Lake Placid Center for the Arts, Lake Placid, NY, October 14, 2016

Ephemeral GeometryETHEL, The Shrem Museum, University of California, Davis, CA, October 8, 2016

Ephemeral GeometryETHEL, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, September 22, 2016

Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, Denison College, OH April 14, 2016

RESIDENCY, Bellagio Center, Bellagio, Italy, February 1-29, 2016 - to work on new opera Beyond with collaborators Claire Porter, Liz Engelman and Alan Johnson

Premiere: Stone Steel Wood Glass LightKontras Quartet, The Farnsworth House, Plano, IL, November 14 & 15, December 12, 2015; Commissioned by the Farnsworth House for the 2015 Chicago Architectural Biennial with funds from the Graham Foundation

Now, Anthony de Mare, piano; Liaisons: Reimaging Sondheim from the Piano, Symphony Space, NYC, Nov 19, 2015

Premiere: Fieldin collaboration with choreographer Judith Howard, Carleton College, November 6 & 7, 2015

Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, Michigan Tech Nov 6, 2015

After Dust, ETHEL, National Sawdust, NYC, Nov 4, 2015

CRASH: Click, Missing Link, Three, Sight of Hand, DrumRoll, Hands - Havana International Theater Festival, Havana, Cuba, October 27 & 28, 2015

Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, Babson College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, Oct 23, 2015

Sight of Hand, Knight Foundation Arts Challenge Awards event, St. Paul, MN, Oct 6, 2015

Kilter, Los Angeles, Lynn Hutchinson, Los Angeles, Oct 4, 2015

Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, New Orleans October 2, 2015 

Shavasana, ETHEL, Wells College, Aurora, NY, September 17, 2015

Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, Breckenridge, CO August 16, 2015 

Premiere: Sweep, GTCYS (Greater Twin Cities Youth Symphony), Minnesota, April 19, 2015

Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, UCLA, April 17, 2015

Featured Composer: TUTTI Festival, Denison College, March 2015

  • Ephemeral Geometry

  • Dream House excerpts

  • Night

  • The Capacity of Calm Endurance

Ear + Nose, Northern Spark, at Northrop, Minneapolis, MN – June 13, 2015 – 9:30pm-5:30am

CRASH: Three, Sight of Hand, DrumRoll, Hands, Click, January 2015, Middlebury, VT
A Frail Weight, Havana New Music Festival, Havana, Cuba, November 20, 2014
Tri-Cycles, Schubert Club Museum, St. Paul, MN, November 18, 2014
Wreck, Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, July 10-20, 2014
Falling for Prepositions, Joe’s Pub, NYC, April 26, 2014 - Collaborative work with choreographer Claire Porter
Performed by Marla Berg
Now, Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, Davis, CA, March 30, 2014
Shavasana, ETHEL, Trinity Wall Street, NYC, March 13, 2014
Sound Curved Light, Ensemble 61, Antonello Hall, Minneapolis, March 6, 2014
The Eleventh Hour, Minnesota Dance Theater’s Rumblings, Mpls, January 2014
Premiere: Recipes Our Mothers Gave Us, dance work with Beth Corning, Pittsburgh, PA, Jan 2014
Premiere: Scry, Guidonian Hand, Chamber Music America, trombone quartet & amplified violin, Bryant Park, NYC, July 2013
Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, BAM Next Wave series, October 2013
Now, Anthony de Mare, Virginia Arts Festival, Norfolk, VA, May 22, 2013
Click, Hands, Shiva, Talking Stick, Wichita State University, KS, April 2013
CRASH: Sight of Hand, Kolokol, Click, Hands, Three, Talking Stick, Drumroll, Lakeville, MN April 2013
Now, Music in the Loft, Chicago, IL, April 7, 2013
Premiere: Now (LIAISONS: Re-Imagining Sondheim from the Piano); Anthony de Mare; Symphony Space, NYC, March 2013
Zephyrus, Eastman Wind Orchestra, Eastman Theatre, Rochester, NY, December 5, 2012
Premiere: Ephemeral Geometry, ETHEL, Park Avenue Armory, December 2 & 3, 2012
Premiere: Farmstead Now Open, Opera America, NYC, 2012