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LARGE ENSEMBLE

 

ORCHESTRAL

2022 Dream A New World. For symphony orchestra. [5]

Commissioned by Helen Cha-Pyo and the New Jersey Youth Symphony, in collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs.

2021 Homage to Kahlil Gibran. For string orchestra and piano. [5]

Commissioned by Helen Cha-Pyo and the New Jersey Youth Symphony in collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs.

WIND AND BRASS ENSEMBLE

2021 Fireworks. For brass ensemble, timpani and suspended cymbal. [5]

 

2021 Homage to Nicanor Parra. For wind and brass ensemble. [5]

Commissioned by Helen Cha-Pyo and the New Jersey Youth Symphony in collaboration with Nokia Bell Labs.

 

CONCERTO


2017 Piano Concerto No. 1. For orchestra and piano solo [25]
 

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CHAMBER

 

2022 Hulm (Dream). For String Quartet. [10]

Three movements. Explores Arabic maqam and incorporates traditional performance practice.
 

2020 Memories of Homs. Piano and Arabic Ensemble [25]
Depicts memories of pre-war Homs from the composer's visits to his family and community.

 

2019 A Memory of Chile. Piano, Flute, and Violin [5]
 

2018 Helix 2. Two Movements for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, French horn, violin, viola, cello and bass. [5]

Comissioned by Rutgers University for its 250th anniversary celebrations.
 

2017 Helix 1. Two Movements for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, two French horns, two violins, viola, cello and bass. [8]
 

2016 Fantasia for Flute, Clarinet, and Piano. [4]

Commissioned by the Palisade Virtuosi of Hackensack, NJ.
 

2016 Trio Latinoamericano. For violin, cello, and piano [25]
Cueca, Bolero, Tango, Samba. Each of the four movements explores a different Latin American dance.

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VOCAL

 

MIXED CHOIRS

2019 Bless All Mothers. SATB and piano.

2019 Lincoln Park Miracle. For SA children’s choir and piano [4]
Commissioned by Newark School of the Arts. Text by Henry Rinder and the composer.

 

2019 Time’s Up. For Children’s Choir and piano [1]
Commissioned by Newark School of the Arts. Text by the composer.

2019 Psalm 118. SATB and organ [5]
 

2019 New Mass. SATB and organ/piano [5]

Commissioned by St. Thomas the Apostle Church of Bloomfield, NJ. 
 

2019 I Surrender All. SATB [3]
Text by the composer.

 

2018 The Prophet. Three movements SATB a cappella [13]
Words from the Arabic poet Khalil Gibran

 

2017 Veni Sancte Spiritus. SATB eight-part chorus a cappella [5]
 

2017 Immaculate Conception Mass. SATB and piano [5]

Commissioned by Immaculate Conception Church of Mahwah, NJ.
 

2015 Do You Not Know? SATB and piano [3]
Commissioned by St. John Lutheran Church of Passaic, N.J. 
for their 125-anniversary concert.

Text by Jason Greendyk based on Psalm 148.

2016 Slowness. SATB [4]
Text by Pastor Thomas Bentz

2012 O Tears of Our Lady Fall True (Laska Moya). SAT [3]
Text by Jason Greendyk

SOLO VOICE

 

2021 Writing = Survival. For cello, piano, and soprano. [5]

Commissioned by White Snake Projects for the SING OUT STRONG: Incarcerated Voices concert. Text by Joseph Dole.

 

2021 Kecha Tregufle. For violin, piano, and soprano. [4]

Text by Maria Lara Millapan. Commissioned by Notes for Growth Foundation for Tremün: Celebrating Indigenous Roots Concert.

2021 Te gusta mi bosque. For violin, piano, and soprano. [3]

Text by Roxana Miranda Rupailaf. Commissioned by Notes for Growth Foundation for Tremün: Celebrating Indigenous Roots Concert.
 

2019 Free at Last! For soprano and piano [3]
African American Spiritual

 

2018 Love. For soprano, guitar, and piano [5]
Commissioned by the Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, N.J. Text by Kahlil Gibran.

 

2017 La Nina de Guatemala. For tenor and piano [4]
Text by Cuban poet Jose Marti

2017 Pregon. For tenor and piano [3]

2017 Acana. For tenor and piano [3]
Text by Cuban poet Nicolas Guillen

2017 Palpitar Rendido. For tenor and piano. [3]
Commissioned by Alejandro Salvia, tenor for ROOTS project.

2015 Nothing Gold Can Stay. For tenor and piano [3]
Text by Robert Frost.

 

2014 Apegado a Mi. For Soprano and piano [3]
2014 La Media Noche. For Soprano and piano [3]
2014 Los Que No Danzan. For Soprano and piano [3]

2014 Meciendo. For Soprano and piano [3]
Text by Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral.

 


 

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SOLO AND DUO

DUO

2021 El Condor Pasa. Piano and Violin [5] 

2021 Dream for Cello and Piano [5]

2021 Dream for Clarinet and Piano [5]


2019 Suite for Cello and Piano. Four movements [13]

2017 Waltz for Four Hands. Piano [4]

SOLO STRINGS

2021 Taqsim u iqa'. For solo cello [4]

2021 Dream for Solo Viola. [3]

2018 Tango for Solo Cello. [4]

2018 Colors. For Solo cello [2]

SOLO WOODWINDS

2020 Danzon. For solo flute. [3]

Commssioned by Flutist Joy Zalkind.

SOLO PIANO

2021 Kelulwe (Colors). For solo piano [3]

Commissioned by Notes for Growth Foundation for Tremün: Celebrating Indigenous Roots Concert.

2020 America the Maqam. For piano solo [5]

Commissioned by Dr. Min Kwon for her project America/Beautiful.

2020 Portrait of Four Beautiful Girls. For solo piano. [3]

Commissioned by Martin Berkowitz.


2019 Cueca. For piano solo [4]


2018 Jazzy. For piano solo [3]


2018 A Musical Portrait. For solo piano [4]


2018 Waltz Against Nature. For piano solo [4]

Commissioned by the United Nations, Brussels

2018 Memory of Don Hunstein ; New York, N.Y.

Commissioned by Mrs. Don Hunstein in memory of her husband. For piano solo (5 minutes)


2017 Samba. For solo piano [4]


2016 Water. For solo piano [4]

2016 Colores. For solo piano 

Commissioned by Latin American Arts of Hackensack, N.J.


2014 A Chilean Flavor. For solo piano [2]


2012 A Nicanor Parra. For solo piano [6]


1998 Miniature Easy Pieces. For solo piano

INTERDISCIPLINARY WORKS

2025 Chiloe. Ballet. [30]
Scenario by the composer.

2023 indocumentado. Opera.

Based on a true story. Libretto by Anne García-Romero.


2020 Arabian Nights. For electronic media and dance [4]


2015 La Sargento de la Concepcion. Opera in three acts [90]
Libretto in Spanish by the composer.