Works Performed

 Orchestral Works   Operas     Musicals

Orchestral (chronological order)


-Sonata pian' e forte from Sacrae Symphoniae

-Canzona noni toni, a 12 for three brass choirs


-Concerto for Four Violins, B-minor

-The Four Seasons

-Concerto for Oboe and Bassoon, G Major


-Cantata No. 84, “Ich bin vergnügt mit meinem Glücke”

-Brandenburg Concerto No. 3

-Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 

-Brandenburg Concerto No. 6

-Double Concerto in D Minor 


-Concerto Grosso, Op. 3, No. 3

-Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 1

Boyce -Symphony No. 4

C. P. E. Bach -Symphony in E-flat

Wagenseil -Concerto for Alto Trombone


-The Creation, part one

-Sym. No. 25 in C

-Sym. No. 80 in d

-Sym. No. 101 in D

-Sym. No. 104 in D

Boccherini -Sinfonia in D minor, Op. 37, No. 3


-Symphony No. 23

-Symphony No. 25

-Symphony No. 38

-Symphony No. 39

-Symphony No. 40

-Gran Partita

-Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat


-Concerto in C Major for Flute and Harp

-Concerto for Clarinet in A, K. 622

- Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488

- Piano Concert No. 22 in E-flat major, K. 482

- Violin Concerto No. 5 in A Major, K. 219

- Bassoon Concerto in B-flat Major, K. 186e

-"Chi sa, chi sa, qual sia," K. 582

-"Bella mia fiamma," K. 528

-"Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" 

-Adagio and Fugue in C minor, K. 546


-Concerto for Piano, No.3

-Choral Fantasy

-Romance No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra

-Overture to Fidelio

-Overture to Leonore No. 3

-Overture to the Creatures of Prometheus

-Symphony No. 1

-Symphony No. 5

-Symphony No. 7

-Symphony No. 9

Weber -Overture to Oberon


-Overture to L'Italiana in Algeri

-Overture to Il Barbieri di Seville


-Symphony No. 1 in D Major

-Symphony No. 5 in B-flat Major

-Overture to Alfonso und Estrella

-Overture in the Italian Style in D Major


- La damnation de Faust, Op. 24:  Menuet des follets, Ballet des sylphes, Marche hongroise

-Symphonie Fantastique, March to the Scaffold

Glinka  -Overture to Russlan und Ludmilla


-Symphony No. 4, Italian 

-Symphony No. 5, Reformation

-Meeresstille und Glückliche Fahrt

-Violin Concerto

Schumann -Conzertstück

-Symphony No. 4

C.Schumann -Piano Concerto in A



-Les Preludes


-Overture to The Flying Dutchman

-Ride of the Valkyries

-Overture to Rienzi

Gounod  -Symphony No. 1

Hübler -Concerto in F for Four Horns and Orchestra 

Smetana -The Moldau, from Ma Vlast


-Academic Festival Overture

-Hungarian Dance No. 5, 6, 7

-Symphony No. 1

-Piano Concerto No. 1


-Danse Macabre

-Symphony No. 3 “Organ”


-Night on Bald Mountain (Original and R-K version)



-Romeo and Juliet Fantasy-Overture

-Variations on a Rococo Theme

-1812 Overture (with chorus)

-Suite No. 1 from the Nutcracker

-Piano Concerto in Bb, No. 1

-Symphony No. 4

-Symphony No. 5

-Symphony No. 6 

Svendsen -Romanze for Violin and orchestra


-Serenade, Op. 44 

-Slavonic Dance No. 1 in C, Op. 46

-Carnival Overture

-Symphony No. 8

-Symphony No. 9 From the New World


-Våren, from Two Elegiac Melodies

-Holberg Suite

-Peer Gynt Suite No. 1


-Capriccio Espagnol


Fauré -Pelléas et Mélisande


-Serenade in E Minor, Op. 20 

-Cello Concerto 


-Caucasian Sketches, Op. 10



-Symphony No. 2 


-Petite Suite

-Nocturnes, (Nuage, Fêtes, Sirènes)

-Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun


Delius -Intermezzo and Serenade from the incidental music to Hassan

Dukas  -Fanfare from La Péri


-Finlandia, Op. 26, No. 7

-Valse triste, from Kuolema

Kalinnikov -Symphony No. 1

Beach-Gaelic Symphony

Satie -Gymnopédies nos. 1 and 3

V. Williams 

-Fantasia on Greensleeves

-Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis


Holst -The Planets

-St. Paul’s Suite


-Concerto for two Pianos


-Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini

-Piano Concerto No. 3

-Piano Concerto No. 4

Ives -The Unanswered Question


-Pavane pour une infante défunte

-Trois Poèmes de Stéphane Mallarmé

-Ma mère l'Oye: 5 pièces enfantines 


-Daphnis and Chloe, Suite No. 2

-Piano concerto in F


-Pini di Roma

-Ancient Airs and Dances, Suite I

Bloch -Concerto Grosso No. 1


-Firebird Suite (1919)

-Rite of Spring, Part II, “Danse Sacral

Webern -Five Pieces for Orchestra, Op. 10

Martin  -Concerto for Seven Winds

-Ballade for Flute


-Lieutenant Kijé, Symphonic Suite, Op. 60

-Peter and the Wolf

-Classical Symphony

Hindemith -Symphonic Metamorphosis

Hanson -Symphony No. 2, Romantic

Gershwin -Rhapsody in Blue 


-Suite from Appalachian Spring (13 instrument)

-Rodeo: Four Dance Selections

-Appalachian Spring (Full orch)

-Fanfare for the Common Man

-Variations on a Shaker Melody

-Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson


-Symphony No. 1

-Symphony No. 5

-Festive Overture

-Piano Concert No. 2 


-Essay No. 1 for Orchestra

-Adagio for Strings

-Overture for the School for Scandal

Hovhaness -The Holy City

Hervig -In Summer Season

George Walker -Lyric for Strings

Britten -Simple Symphony


-Symphonic Dances from West Side Story

-Overture to Candide

-Suite from On the Waterfront

-“Make our Garden Grow,” Candide



-The Vision of Isaiah

-Art Creates Artists 

Frackenpohl -Concertino for Tuba and Strings

Jacob -Concerto for Horn and Strings

Van de Vate -Krakow Concerto for Percussion and Orchestra



-Gazebo Dances

Jernigan -Double Concerto for Trumpet, Trombone and Orchestra

Undine Moore -”Lord Thou Knowest,” from Scenes from a Martyr

Kraft -Melange 

Schwarz -Chamber Concerto No. 1

Schnittke -Ritual

Pärt -Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten

Joan Tower -Fanfare for an Uncommon Woman No. 4

Bolcom -Ragomania

Proto -Carmen Fantasy for Bass and Orchestra

Gwen Walker -The Light of Three Mornings

Dan Welcher -Prairie Light

Marilyn Shrude-Book of Hours, violin and orchestra


-Short Ride in a Fast Machine

-The Chairman Dances


-On the Transmigration of Souls

Schmitz  -Folk-Dance Fanfare

Schickele -Bassoon Concerto

Gomez  -Broken Journeys 

Torke -The Yellow Pages


-For the Hewers of Stone

-Bravo Morricone!

-Anyone lived in a pretty how town

-Memory of a Dazzling Day for Clarinet and Orchestra 


-State of the Union

-Sparks, Flame (Ash)

Etezady -CEREUS

Reznicow -Wildflowers

Maroney -The Ever-fixed Mark

McAllister -X Concerto

Hagen  -Songbook for violin and orchestra


Operas and Opera Arias


Opera  (full productions)

Purcell -Dido and Aeneas

Handel -Serse

Pergolesi -La Serva Padrona (in Italian)


-The Magic Flute (1991, 2001, 2012, English and German)

- Così fan Tutte

Lehar -The Merry Widow

Verdi -A Masked Ball (Opera Illinois, assistant conductor)


-Gianni Schicchi (in Italian and English)

-Madame Butterfly (Opera Illinois, assistant conductor)

Offenbach -La Perichole

Humperdinck -Hansel and Gretel

J. Strauss -Die Fledermaus

Nicolai -The Merry Wives of Windsor

V. Williams  -Riders to the Sea

Ravel- L’enfant et les Sortilege 

Sullivan -The Prima Donna

Poulenc -Dialogues of the Carmelites

Copland -The Tender Land 


-Amahl and the Night Visitors (Opera Illinois, conductor)

-The Old Maid and the Thief

Ward -The Crucible

Floyd -Susannah

Bernstein - West Side Story (UNI, conductor; Opera Illinois, assistant conductor)

Hamlin -Masque of the Red Death  (premiere)

(Contemporary American Chamber Opera)

Opera Arias in Concert


-La ci darem la mano, Act I sextet, Don Giovanni

-selections from Le Nozze di Figaro


-Largo al factotum, Il Barbiere di Seville

-Cruda sorte!, L'Italiana in Algeri

-Languir per una bella, L'Italiana in Algeri

Donizetti -O mio Fernando, La Favorita


 -Dich, teure Halle, Tannhäuser

-Ride of the Valkyries

Verdi -Di provenza il mar, La Traviata

-Act I, La Traviata

-Pace, pace, mio Dio, La Forza del Destino

-Giá nella notte, Otello

-Act II, Il Trovatore

Kalman  -Excerpts from Countess Maritza


-Choral and solo excerpts from Turandot

- Vissi d’arte, Tosca

Daugherty -Jackie O 




Musicals (Full Productions)



-Fiddler on the Roof

-Annie Get Your Gun

-A Grand Night for Singing (Broadway Revue)

-Something’s Afoot!


-The Threepenny Opera

-Sweeney Todd

-A Chorus Line

-The Music Man


-Spring Awakening

-Avenue Q

-Just Ann (premiere)

-Into the Woods