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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)



Anonymous - Alle Psallite

Artutiunian - Trumpet Concerto


Bach - Orchestral Suite No. 3: Gavottes

Beethoven - Symphonies 1, 6 (I, V), and 7; Coriolan Overture; Piano Concerto No. 5;

     Egmont Overture

Bizet - La Tragédie de Carmen (arr. Brook/Constant/Carriere), “Melons! Coupons!” and “C’est toi” from Carmen

Borodin - Symphony No. 2, In the Steppes of Central Asia (upcoming Spring 2017)

Brahms - Double Concerto, Hungarian Dance No. 5

Britten - The Rape of Lucretia

Byrd - Salve Regina


Coleridge-Taylor - Danse Negre from African Suite

Copland - Appalachian Spring (Suite for13 instruments)

Conseil/Consilium - Adjuva me Domine


Debussy - Snow is Dancing from Children’s Corner

Dowdy - Mortain, August 1944*

Dragon - America the Beautiful

Duruflé - Notre Père (version for 4 part mixed choir); Quatre motets sur la themes grégoriens: Tota pulchra es

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


Elgar - Serenade for Strings


Farrant/Hilton - Lord, for thy tender mercies sake

Floyd - Susannah

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


Giordano - “Nemico della patria” from Andrea Chenier

Glass - Concerto for Saxophone Quartet (I)


Haydn - Symphony No. 103 (I)

Handl/Gallus - Ecce quomodo moritur

Hovatter, Kyle - Wander*

Humperdinck - Hänsel und Gretel


Ingegneri - Ecce, vidimus eum

Ives, Charles - The Unanswered Question


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 


Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana: Intermezzo

Mendelssohn - String Sinfonia No. 10 in B minor

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

“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 - Russian Easter Festival Overture, Polonaise from Christmas Eve

Rossini - Overture to La Gazza Ladra

Russell, Jonathan - Twelve Bean Groove Machine*

Rutter - God Be in my Head


Saunier, Greg - Deerhoof Chamber Variations

Senfl - Deus in adjutorium

Sermisy - Benedic anima mea

Sibelius - Finlandia, Karelia Overture

Smith - Christmas Proclamations/Fanfares, Christmas Sing-Along “A”

Stoffregen, Max - Everyday Endgame*

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 - Serenade for Strings, Romeo and Juliet Fantasy Overture, Nutcracker: selections,

     Swan Lake: selections

Telemann - Don Quichotte Suite

Tippet - 5 Spirituals from A Child of Our Time

Tye - Nunc dimittis


Vaughan Williams - Lark Ascending

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

Anderson - Sleigh Ride


Bach - St. Matthew Passion

Barber - Knoxville, Summer of 1915; Violin Concerto

Beethoven - Symphonies Nos. 3, 4, 5, 8; Choral Fantasia

Berlioz - Symphonie Fantastique

Brahms - Symphony No. 2, Symphony No. 4

Bruckner - Symphony No. 4


Debussy – Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune


Faure – Élégie for Cello and Orchestra


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

Hindemith – Symphonic Metamorphoses

Holst - The Planets (“Jupiter”)


Janáček - Cunning Little Vixen


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

Lowden (arr) - Armed Forces Salute


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

McLeod - Scandinavian Holiday

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

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)

Rimsky-Korsakov - Scheherazade


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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