Music

COMMISSIONED WORKS

Borupen! Studios
The following two works were commissioned for a video game by the multimedia studio, Borupen! Studios. I will be able to reveal the official titles of the pieces upon the release of the game. I wrote the two pieces so that they could loop endlessly.

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La Carmina
The following songs were composed for a video by journalist, “coolhunter”, and TV host La Carmina in which I also appeared as a local guide.

Spooky Pizzicato
An introduction to the mystery and whimsy of Sedona, Arizona.

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ET Disjunction
Thematically connected to the previous theme, this austere strings piece focuses on dissonance and disjunction to create an “alien” sound. 

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A Lurking Monstrosity
A theme written for the spooky restaurant Monsterland, but with a distinct image of a monster lurking in the darkness away from view.

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A Stroll Through Time and Space
What does it mean to walk through an art museum? The answer to that question is reflected in the music, which travels between stylistic leanings of various eras.

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Skulls and Rosaries
Written using popular elements of dance music with a neoclassical violin melody which is melodically connected with the first two themes.

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PERSONAL & ACADEMIC WORKS

Dancing with Darkness
A string quartet piece with a sad, emotional quality.

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Metropolis Fountain Scene
Some background music I composed to the film Metropolis. You can watch the scene matched with the music here.

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Parisian Dream
A song I improvised meditating on the image of a mystically dark Paris.

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Polyushko Pole (По́люшко-по́ле)
An arrangement of the traditional Russian folk song I did as a birthday present for a Russophile friend of mine.

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Remembrance
A short idea I had based on Romantic-era lullabies, appalachian folk music, and Medieval music. Some day, I’d like to expand it into something larger.

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Silence
An art song I wrote and single-track recorded with singer Serafina and pianist Nott.

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Sonata in E Major: I. Allegretto 
The first movement of my playful, classical-style piano sonata.

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