OPERA

Osagyefo
Composer/Librettist
(2020) work in progress;

ORCHESTRA (with and without CHOIR)

An Old Bolivian Jaguar Tale
Composer
(2013) 4' min., for Youth String Orchestra
Bolivar
Composer
(2017) 14'20 minutes; 3333/4331/timp+5, 2cl. gtr, cimb, hp, choir, stgs
Chesapeake Maritime Council
Composer
(2013) 3' min., for Youth String Orchestra
Conflict Between the Pen and the Sword
Composer
(2014) 4'20 min.; Ten sax; tpt, tbn, bs tbn; stgs; Premiered Sept. 4, 2014, by C.M.O.P. - **Also available as alternate version for Clarinet in A
Doll Collection of Mrs. Wynn
Composer
(2015) 8' minutes; for percussion, harp, celesta, children's choir and strings
Escape from the Evil Empire
Composer
(2013) 14'30 min.; 3333/ 4331; timp+4perc; hp, pf; sop, wm ch; stgs
The Gardener and the Tyrant
Composer
(2009; rev. 2012) 10' min.; 3333/ 4031; timp+2perc; pf-cel, hp; stgs. // Version 2: chamber orchestra - 2222/2010/timp+2/Hp/Pno-Cel/Stgs (64432)
The House of Price
Composer
(2012) 10' min.; String Orchestra; Premiered September 30, 2012 by the Midwest Chamber Ensemble, Steve Lewis cond.)
Rabat Waterfront Fantasy
Composer
(2010; rev. 2012) 5' min.; 3332/ 3121; timp+2perc; cel, hp; stgs. // Version 2: Wind Ensembe // Version 3: Pierrot Ensemble
Reclamation
Composer
(2016) 30'min.; 5344/8332; timp+6; 2hp; pno; cimb; 48-vc. ch; stgs (16.14.12.10.8)
Season of Autocracy
Composer
(2017) 9'20 min.; 3343/4231/timp+3perc.; hp, stgs (16.14.12.10.8)
Symphony No. 1 (Empire of Kasuf)
Composer
(2002), Rev. 2013) 34' min.; 3333/ 4331; timp+3perc.; hp, cel; chdn ch; stgs
Symphony No. 2 (Khemet West)
Composer
(2015) 1 hr '6 min.; 3333/ 5331; timp+6perc; 2hp, cel, gtr, cimb; mxd ch; stgs (16.14.12.10.8)
Symphony No. 3 (Captain Paul Cuffe and the Traveller)
Composer
(2013) 42' min.; 3333/ 4231; timp+3perc; hp, pf-cel; stgs. Reading by the KC Symphony (Aram Demirjian) 2012.
Symphony No. 4 (Kasufhetep I)
Composer
(2015) 47' minutes; 4333/ 6332; timp+6perc; 2hp, pf, cimb; stgs (16.14.12.10.8)
Symphony No. 5
Composer
(2017) 46' minutes; 4333/6331; timp+5perc; 2hp; cimb; stgs (16.14.12.10.8)
Tales of a Fon Griot
Composer
(2008) 7' min.; Chamber Orchestra; Premiered April 21, 2008 by the Jackson State University Symphony Orchestra, Robert Blaine (cond.)
U.S. Marshall - Bass Reeves (an Overture for an American Western)
Composer
(2015) 8'30 min.; 3123/4131; timp+4perc; cimb, hp, 2cl gtr, acc, male ch; stgs
What I Think of Academia
Composer
(2016) 50'min.; 3333/4321/timp+2, pf, SATB, stgs

CHINESE INSTRUMENTS

Criminal Minded
Composer
(2012) 5' min.; solo Guzheng
Fantasy of a Lonely Man
Composer
(2012) 8'30 min.; Erhu and Pipa duet; Premiered 26th October 2013, at Symphony Space (NYC), by Music From China. Erhu: Wang Guowei; Pipa: Sun Li
Gateway at Preah Vihear
Composer
(2012) 3'30 min.; Zheng and percussion duet
Guanyin of the Southern Sea
Composer
(2017) Work-in-Progress; Fantasy for guzheng, women's chorus, and orchestra
I Walk Alone
Composer
(2012) 3'30 min.; Solo zheng; Premiered February 23, 2013 at the Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri; Zhou Jing (Guzheng)
In the Presence of Great Spirits
Composer
(2010) 7' min.; Gu-qin and Erhu duet; Premiered April 20, 2010 by Zhou Juan (guqin) and Chiung-I Huang (erhu), 2011 Honorable mention by the Chinese Music Society of North America
White Tea
Composer
(2011) 7' min.; Erhu(zhonghu), yangqin, da ruan, percussion

CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

Amplitudes and Attitudes in Hertz, Ohms, and Decibels
Composer
(2014) 3'50 min.; (Grade 4)-Wind ensemble 53444/ 64422; timp-9perc
An Observation of Squirrels
Composer
(2009) 4' min.; fl, eh, cl; hn; bsn; Premiered November 17, 2009 White Hall, UMKC
Atchafalaya Expedition
Composer
(2010) 9' min.; Woodwind quintet
Cell├ęt
Composer
(2016) 10'20 minutes; a masque for ten cellos and choreography. Premiered 30 May 2016 by the CMS ensemble, choreography by Moh Ghraiz and Ja Ghraiz; conducted by David Commanday.
Inescapable (Concerto for Contrabass and Wind Symphony)
Composer
(2011) 16' min.; (Grade 5)-Wind ensemble - 22321/ 4221; timp-3perc; hp; contrabass; Premiered March 19, 2013 by the UMKC Conservatory Wind Symphony;Steve Davis (cond.), Jeffrey Kail (contrabass) // Version 2: Contrabass and piano
Kalakuta Republic
Composer
(2007) 6' min.; String quartet; Premiered November 12, 2007 by the Spelman-Morehouse College String Quartet
Mark Lewis in Hong Kong
Composer
(2015) 9'25 min.; String quartet
Mis-Treatment of the Honorable
Composer
(2014) 10' min.; Alto fl, vibr, stg quintet; Premiered April 23, 2014 by C.M.O.P.(Renee Baker); at the South Shore Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois // Version 2: Cor Anglais, vibr, stg. quintet
Nebraska Plains
Composer
(2011) 3'15 min.; Brass quintet; Premiered 10 April 2012 by pFive. Chicago Premiere by Fulcrum Point Brass Quintet, 28 Feb. 2016. Concert Band Premiere (rev.2016); by USC Aiken Wind Ensemble, 07 November 2016 - Hayes Bunch, cond.
Odd Apocalypse
Composer
(2012) 2'45 min.; 2Pf; premiered February 14, 2013 by the Midwest Chamber Ensemble (Charl Louw & Sara McClure: Piano)
Rabat Waterfront Fantasy (wind ensemble)
Composer
(2012) 5'30 min.; (Grade 5)-Wind ensemble; 33343/ 24211; timp-3perc; hp; Premiered April 26, 2013 by the UMKC Conservatory Wind Ensemble, Joseph Parisi (Cond.) // Version 2: Pierrot Ensemble
Sakanoue No Tamuramaro (Concerto for Percussion and Blown Instruments)
Composer
(2013) 19'40 min.; Percussion and Double Woodwind Quintet; Premiered November 3rd, 2013 Greg Haynes (perc.)/Midwest Chamber Ensemble (Steve Lewis - cond.)
Serpent's Venom/Vulture's Talons
Composer
(2012) 8'40 min.; Cl, bsn, pf ;Premiered by Filamental Trio, 2013
The Teen and the Talking Trees
Composer
(2015) 7' min.; Flute choir and narrator; Premiered 27 February, 2015 by Blue Valley Southwest High School Flute Choir at KMEA conference, Wichita, Kansas

INSTRUMENTAL SOLO and DUO

A Composers Passion
Composer
(2017), 4' min.; Violin and piano
Evening Music for Clarinet and Piano
Composer
(2012) 11' min.; Clarinet and piano
Inescapable (Concerto for Contrabass)
Composer
(2011) 16' min.; Contrabass and piano; Piano reduction premiered 2015 by Chance Dunaway (bass)
Music for Steven Spielberg's Next Film
Composer
(2014) 5'20 min.; alto sax and piano; **Also alternate versions for solo Cor Anglais, solo B-flat clarinet, and solo Viola. Premiered at the 2014 Region IV NASA Conference, Norman, Oklahoma; John Kelly (a. sax), Wen Zhang (pf)
Polarized Geometric Poem for Solo Viola
Composer
(2011) 4' min.; Solo viola; Premiered December 2, 2011, Marvin Gruenbaum (viola)
Songbirds:Suite for Violin and Piano
Composer
(2016) 20'min. for violin and piano; commissioned by violinist Tami Lee Hughes, with funding by the Sphinx Mpower Artist Grant. Premiered: 30 January 2017, Rust College, Holly Springs, MS.
Theme from the motion picture It Happened in January
Composer
(2014) 5'40 min.;Horn and Piano; Premiered May 23, 2014 at the Southwest Horn Convention, San Diego, California, by Jeff Nelsen (Horn in F) - **Also available are alternate versions for Cor Anglais, Alto Sax, Tenor Sax

CHORAL

If Not the Sun
Composer
(2012) 3'10 min.; Mixed choir

VOCAL SOLO

Cry of the Queenless King
Composer
(2013) 7' min.; Bass/Baritone and Piano; Premiered 27 May 2016 by Carl Dupont (Bass-Baritone) and Qiao Zheng Goh (Piano), at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.

MIXED GENRE

Young: Batter Up
Composer
(2010) 5' min.; Jazz big band; Premiered April 7, 2010 by the UMKC Concert Jazz Band (Bobby Watson)cond., solo's: Herman Mehari (tpt), Brett Jackson (a. sax).
Young: Journey to the Center of the Floor
Composer
(2012) 5' min.; Commissioned by Meghan Phadke. Premiered at UMKC 2012, by the Kerwin Young Afro-Beat Band.
Young: Love Aint Nuthin' But Itty Bitty Feelings
Composer
(2012) 12' min.; The Brett Jackson Quartet: Brett Jackson (Alto Sax), Andrew Oullette (Piano), Casey Sheets (Bass), Matt Leifer (Drums). Premiered 16th March, 2012
Adkins: Skyfall
Arranger
(2014) 4'30 min.; Premiered April 21, 2015 by the UMKC Concert Jazz Band (Bobby Watson -cond.), Matt Baldwin (a sax);

THEATRE WORKS

Movements in Space: for Mime and Ensemble
Composer
(2012) 24' min.;


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