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Listed below is a selection of the instrumental, orchestral, operatic, and choral music that I have conducted in concert, rehearsed/covered, or performed as a guitarist. 


* = world premier, ** = U.S. premier, *** = premier recording

Orchestral, operatic, and choral works conducted in performance

(Rehearsed/covered works are listed separately below)



Anderson - Sleigh Ride, Blue Tango

Anonymous - Alle Psallite

Artutiunian - Trumpet Concerto


Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3: Gavottes; Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring (arr.Luck)

Barber - Knoxville: Summer of 1915; Mutations from Bach (upcoming Fall ’18)

Beethoven - Symphonies 1, 6 (I, V),7, and 9 (upcoming Spring ’19); Piano Concerto No. 5; Coriolan,

     Egmont overtures, Choral Fantasy Op. 80, Elegischer Gesang

Bernstein - Overture to Candide (upcoming Spring ’18); Prelude to West Side Story (upcoming Spring ’18)

Bizet - La Tragédie de Carmen; “Melons! Coupons!” and “C’est toi” from Carmen

Borodin - Symphony No. 2; In the Steppes of Central Asia

Brahms - Double Concerto; Hungarian Dance Nos. 5 and 19

Britten - The Rape of Lucretia

Byrd - Salve Regina


Coleridge-Taylor - Danse Negre from African Suite; Violin Concerto in G Minor (upcoming Spring ’19)

Copland - Appalachian Spring Suite (both versions); Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo;

     The Promise of Living (upcoming Fall ’18); Fanfare for the Common Man (upcoming Spring ’19)

Conseil/Consilium - Adjuva me Domine


Debussy - Petite Suite; Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune; “Snow is Dancing” from Children’s Corner

Dowdy - Mortain, August 1944*

Dragon - America the Beautiful

Duruflé - Notre Père (version for 4 part mixed choir);

     “Tota pulchra es” from Quatre motets sur la themes grégoriens

Dvorak - Symphony No. 8, 9 (I&IV); Slavonic Dances Op. 46 Nos. 1 and 2


Elgar - Serenade for Strings


Farrant/Hilton - Lord, for thy tender mercies sake

Faure - Dolly Suite (upcoming Spring ’19)

Finnegan - Christmas Singalong

Floyd - Susannah

Forsberg - Chorale Prelude on “Was Gott tut, das ist wohlgetan”

Franck - Symphonic Variations (upcoming Spring ’19)


Giordano - “Nemico della patria” from Andrea Chenier

Glass - Concerto for Saxophone Quartet (I)

Gould - American Salute (upcoming Spring ’19)


Haydn - Symphony No. 103 (I)

Handl/Gallus - Ecce quomodo moritur

Higdon - Soliloquy

Holmés - Irlande (upcoming Spring ’19)

Hovatter, Kyle - Wander*

Humperdinck - Hänsel und Gretel


Ingegneri - Ecce, vidimus eum

Ives, Charles - The Unanswered Question


Larsen - Fanfare for Humanity (upcoming Fall ’18), Fanfare for a Learned Man (upcoming Spring ’19)

Lauridsen - O Magnum Mysterium; O Nata Lux

Lassus - In pace in idipsum; Super flumina Babylonis

Liszt - Les Preludes; Tasso, lamento e trionfo; Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 

Lowden - Armed Forces Salute


Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo

Mendelssohn - String Sinfonia No. 10 in B minor

Menotti - Suite from Amahl and the Night Visitors (upcoming Fall ’18)

Moncayo - Huapango (upcoming Spring ’19)

Monteverdi - Ave Maria

Morales - Peccantem me quotidie; Regina caeli laetare

Mozart, W.A - Don Giovanni


Nanino/Nanini - Diffusa est gratia


Ortiz - Te lucis ante terminum


Palestrina - Alma redemptoris mater; Te lucis ante terminum; In manus tuas; Miserere nostri; Scapulis suis

Parsons - Ave Maria

Price - Symphony No. 1 in E Minor (upcoming Fall ’18)

“Project Beck”

(New works and arrangements inspired by Beck Hansen’s “Song Reader”)*

Bayolo, Armando - We All Wear Cloaks

Biedenbender, David - I’m Down

Etezady, Roshanne - You’ll Come Running (with eyes that say “I love you”)

Fuerst, Matthew - Concert Metamorphosis on Beck’s “Why Did You Make Me Care?”

Hulse, Brian - Title of This Song &WHY

Pann, Carter - Mutilation Rag

Puckett, Joel - Don’t Act Like Your Heart Isn’t Hard

Rhode, Daniel - Rough on Rats

Kuster, Kristin - Old Shanghai

Mallonee, Caroline - St. Dude

McGowan, Ned - The Wolf is on the Hill

McCaffrey, A.J. - Please Leave a Light on When you Go

D.J. Sparr - I’m Sorry


Raselius - Eripe me de inimicis

Rheinberger - Rorate coeli

Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade; Russian Easter Festival Overture;

     “Polonaise” from Christmas Eve

Rodrigo - Concierto de Aranjuez

Rossini - Overture to La Gazza Ladra

Russell, Jonathan - Twelve Bean Groove Machine*

Rutter - God Be in my Head


Saint-Saëns - Danse Macabre (upcoming Fall ’18)

Saunier, Greg - Deerhoof Chamber Variations

Schubert - Symphony No. 8 “Unfinished” (upcoming Spring ’19)

Senfl - Deus in adjutorium

Sermisy - Benedic anima mea

Sibelius - Symphony No. 1 (upcoming Spring ’19); Finlandia; Karelia Overture

Smetana - Overture to Libuše

Smith - Christmas Proclamations/Fanfares; Christmas Sing-Along

Stoffregen, Max - Everyday Endgame*

Strauss, Johann II - Thunder and Lightning Polka

Strauss, Richard - Horn Concerto No. 1; Ariadne auf Naxos (with piano reduction)

Stravinsky - Ave Maria; Dumbarton Oaks


Tallis - If ye love me

Tavener - Song for Athene

Tchaikovsky - Symphony No. 5 ; Serenade for Strings;

     Romeo and Juliet Overture-Fantasy; Nutcracker (selections); Swan Lake (selections)

Telemann - Don Quichotte Suite

Tippet - 5 Spirituals from A Child of Our Time

Tower - Sixth Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman (upcoming Spring ’19)

Tye - Nunc dimittis


Vaughan Williams - Lark Ascending; Fantasia on Greensleeves

Verdi - “Triumphal March” from Aida; Nabucco Overture; “Va pensiero” from Nabucco; “Anvil Chorus” from Aida

Victoria - Ave Maria; Jesu dulcis memoria; O vos omnes


Warlock - Capriol Suite

Wagner - Die Meistersinger; Prelude to Act 1

Weber - Overture to Der Freischütz



Additional works rehearsed/covered



Abels – Global Warming


Bach - St. Matthew Passion

Barber - Violin Concerto

Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 3, 4, 5, 8

Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique

Brahms - Symphonies Nos. 2, 4; Academic Festival Overture

Bruckner - Symphony No. 4


Faure – Élégie for Cello and Orchestra


Handel – The Messiah (Part 1 choruses, selected recitatives)

Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphosis

Holst - “Jupiter” from The Planets


Janáček - Cunning Little Vixen


Loesser/Custer (arr) - Music from “Guys and Dolls”


Mahler - Symphonies No. 2, 4 (III); Des Knaben Wunderhorn (selections)

McLeod - Scandinavian Holiday

Mendelssohn - Nocturne, Scherzo, and Wedding March from Midsummer Night’s Dream

Morricone - Gabriel’s Oboe

Mozart - Serenade in G Major; Symphonies No. 29, 31, 39, 40; Le Nozze di Figaro; Requiem (Introitus)


Puccini - Intermezzo from Manon Lescaut

Poulenc - Gloria


Ramirez - Navidad Nuestra

Ravel - Le Tombeau de Couperin

Reich - Acoustic Counterpoint (with live guitar ensemble)


Saint-Saëns - Danse Bacchanale; Piano Concerto No. 2 (I)

Sarasate - Zigeunerweisen (Gypsy Airs)

Shore/Whitney - Symphonic Suite from The Lord of the Rings

Shostakovich - Chamber Symphony; Festive Overture; Symphony No. 10

Sibelius - Symphony No. 1

Smetana - The Bartered Bride

Stamitz - Viola Concerto: I

Strauss - Tod und Verklärung

Stravinsky - Firebird: “Danse Infernale”; L’Histoire du Soldat; Sacre du Printempts (selections); Octet for Winds

Strommen (arr)- Salute to the Cinema


Tchaikovsky - Suite No. 3 for Orchestra; Violin Concerto (I); Symphony No. 6 (I)


Verdi - Aida: Hymn and Triumphal March

Vivaldi - Concerto for Two Cellos in G Minor


Wagner - Parsifal: Prelude to Part 1

Williams - Theme from Schindler’s List




Selected Solo Guitar Repertoire



Bach, J.S. - Fugue (BWV 1000); Prelude, Fugue, and Allegro (BWV 998); Suite for Unaccompanied Cello (BWV 1007) (arr. Yates); Suite for Unaccompanied Cello (BWV 1009) (arr. Yates)


Barrios - Julia Florida

Bogdanovic - Jazz Sonata; Mysterious Habitats

Brouwer - El Decameron Negro; Elogio de la Danza


Carlevaro, - Preludios Americanos: Campo, Tamborilles


Dowland - Sir Henry Noel, his Galliard (Mignarda)


Giuliani - Sonata Eroica


Henze - Royal Winter Music (both sonatas)


Lauro - Four Venezuelan Waltzes

Legnani - Three Caprices


Mertz - Abendlied

Milan - Six Pavanes


Ponce - Sonatina Meridional


Regondi - Etude No. 6


Sor - Sonata, Op. 22: Minuet and Rondo, Etudes


Takemitsu - Equinox

Torroba - Sonatina

Turina - Fandanguillo


Scarlatti - Sonatas K. 11, 213, 208, 322, 336, 377


Villa-Lobos - Five Preludes; Etudes Nos. 1, 9, 11


Weiss - Tombeau sur la mort de M. Cajetan Baron d’Hartig




Selected Guitar Chamber Music



Concerto:

Kernis - Concierto de “Dance Hits” (with piano reduction)


Guitar Duo:

Brouwer - Micro Piezas

Carlevaro - Aranguay

Gribble, Benjamin - Quespejo*

Pech, Lawrence - Comengedit*

Sor - Les Deux Amis


Flute and Guitar:

Ibert - Entr’acte

Christensen, Mogens - Sommerzauber**

Ravel - Piece en forme de habanera (arr.)

Riley - Cantos Desiertos

Takemitsu - Towards the Sea


Voice and Guitar:

Dicke, Ian James - Horse and Canyon Song*

Dowland - Shall I strive with words to move; I saw my lady weep; If my complaints should passions move; Go crystal tears


Violin and Guitar:

Pärt - Fratres (arr.)


Viola and Guitar:

Brown, Ryan - Something’s Happened*


Bassoon and Guitar:

Bogdanovic - Deep Voices


Guitar Trio:

Boccherini - Introduction and Fandango

Dowdy, Brian - Introduction and Chaccone (with C trumpet)*

Faure - Berceuse (arr.)

Harrison, Lou - Elegy for Harpo Marx***

Hindemith - Rondo

Milhuad - La Saint Hubert; Soupir; Saudade de Brazil: Sorocaba (arr.)

Monteverdi - La piaga ch’o nel core (arr.)

Weiss - Concerto for Lute (arr.)

Werdin, Eberhard - Four Miniatures


Guitar Ensemble:

Brouwer - A cerca de cielo y aire y la sonrisa

Brown, Ryan - Banksy*

Liederman, Jorge - Open Strings*

Riley, Gyan - Mobettabutta*

Riley, Terry - In C


Other:

Dowland - Lachrimae (continuo and strings)

Garner, David - Azure Morph (mixed chamber ensemble)

Pärt - Fratres (original arr. for synthisizer, piano, electric guitar, and bass clarinet )*

Wilson, Dana - Sing to Me of the Night (guitar, flute, and cello)

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