Instrumental and Chamber works


String Quartet: 

Prisms, String Quartet No. 1, duration:  18 minutes.  Commissioned by the Stockholm String Quartet, Borssalen Concert Hall, Stockholm, Sweden © 1993 

Songs of the Night Wind, String Quartet No. 2, string quartet and baritone, duration: 18 minutes.  Text by Carl Sandburg.  Commissioned and premiered by the Stockholm String Quartet, Olle Persson, baritone.                        © 1999 

Brass Ensemble: 

Chrysalis, extended brass ensemble, with percussionist, duration 5 minutes; commissioned by Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, Arizona (for International Alliance for Women in Music Congress) ©2011

Christmas Reflections, Brass Octet or Brass Quintet, (two versions) duration: 7 minutes, includes Huron Indian Carol, Rosa Mystica, Christ is Born in Bethlehem, and free melody.  Premiered by Borealis Brass Octet, American Academy, Rome, Italy © 2006 


Flute or Flute Choir:  

Sunrise at Tapatio, solo flute, duration:  5 minutes.  Premiered by Ann Sponberg, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado                    © 1985 

Sicilian Lullaby, five flutes and soprano, or six flutes (from Whispers Song Cycle), duration: 4 minutes.  Premiered by ControCanto - Italian Flute Ensemble (6 flutes), Vilma Campitelli, director, Chiesa di Santa, Rome, Italy, Donne in Musica.    © 2002 

Meadows, solo flute for flute alone or with mixed media, duration:  6 minutes. © 2005 

Piano and Cello Duo:

El Sabor del Sudoeste, (the flavor of the Southwest) for cello and piano.  Commissioned by DuoWest, duration, 20 minutes © 2021

Piano and Soprano Saxophone:
Ravel's Garden - for soprano saxophone and piano.  Premiered by Entourage Eclat, Charles Rochester Young and Tom Linker,  duration, 6 minutes © 1994

Wind Ensemble:  

Requiem for Fallen Stars, double woodwind quintet and piano, duration: 10 minutes.  Premiered by Harmonia Mundi, J. Michele Edwards, conductor, Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center, Macalester College © 1991 

Sedona Sunrise, wind ensemble and percussion, 100 member-ensemble, duration:  7 minutes.  Premiered by Banda Carbinieri, Col. Massimo Martinelli, conductor, Rome, Italy © 2008

Piano Works 

Ballade, solo piano, duration: 10 minutes.  Premiered by the composer, Entourage Eclat Concert Series, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota  © 1991     

Sonoran Tapestry, solo piano, duration: 7 minutes.  Seven miniatures for solo piano based on the Sonoran Desert.  Premiered by Dr. Margaret Lucia, International Festival of Women Composers, University of Indiana, Indiana, Pennsylvania ©2008


Matches, soprano, alto, tenor soloists, SATB divisi choir, (children’s choir, optional, SSA), chamber or full orchestra, duration:  50 minutes.  A one-act opera based on The Little Match Girl, by H.C. Andersen. 
© 1995

Pipe Organ

Norsk Fantasi, pipe organ prelude, duration: 5 minutes.  Based on Norwegian hymn tune Den Store Hvide Flok, premiered by Leonard Danek, Entourage Eclat Concert Series.    © 1991 

Fractals, pipe organ solo, duration:  10 minutes.  Premiered by Tiit Kiik, Niguliste Museum and Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia.                        ©2005 

Tomorrow’s Light, pipe organ solo, duration:  6 minutes. Premiered by Tiit Kiik, Niguliste Museum and Concert Hall, Tallinn, Estonia                ©2005

Stations of the Cross, pipe organ solo, duration: 30 minutes. Premiered by Thomas Ohnesorge, American Lutheran Church, Sun City, Arizona ©2010

At the Cross, organ and cello, 5 minutes. Premiered April 2011, American Lutheran Church, Sun City, Arizona ©2011

Music for Theater 

Incidental music for The Madwoman of Chaillot 

Irreveries and Aurelia's Theme 

Grand Entrance 

Dream Sequence I and II 


Duration:  2-5 minutes per sequence.  Commissioned by the University of Minnesota Theatre Arts Department, performed by Anne Kilstofte  © 1991


Antiphon, from Four Mystical Songs, brass trio and pipe organ, (Ralph Vaughan Williams), duration:  10 minutes  © 1996 

Wedding March, (attributed to William Walton), duration:  5 minutes.  Arranged for pipe organ and brass trio   © 1996 

Steal Away (SATB) duration: 4 minutes.  Commissioned by Woodlake Lutheran Church, Richfield, Minnesota © 1997 

Rosa Mystica, SATB chorus divisi, flute, duration: 5 minutes © 2005 

Huron Carol, SATB chorus divisi, oboe, duration: 4 minutes © 2005 

Christ is Born in Bethlehem, SATB divisi, duration: 5 minutes ©2005

Jesus is Risen, congregation, choir, pipe organ, hand bells, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones, timpani, duration, 5 minutes.  Commissioned by Faith Partners, American Composers Forum ©2008

Bluegrass Hallelujah (SATB) Handel’s Messiah, Hallelujah Chorus, duration: 6 minutes.  Commissioned and premiered by Monroe Crossing Bluegrass Ensemble and Woodlake Lutheran Church ©2007

For Dance

Pulling/Handsbreadth, for cello, marimba, and harp, duration 7 minutes.  
Commissioned for Music in Motion Series, American Composers Forum ©2006