OBOE

OBOE
SOLO
Excerpting (2007) 20 min. for solo oboe. Commissioned by Nancy Ambrose King and the university of Michigan Oboe Studio with assistance from Andy Hill. Each of the seven movements is built on an excerpt that all oboist spend hours practicing. CMC http://dropbox.com/s/2out72f54cdvht4/1.%20Brahms.mp3?raw=1

CONCERTO
The Phantom Drum for Solo Oboe, Strings, and Percussion (2003) 10 min. Commissioned by Joseph Salvalaggio and premiered by him and the Manitoba Chamber Orchestra, December 3, 2003. Piano reduction available CMC http://dropbox.com/s/z64i93f2ofo3y6z/Phantom%20Drum%20.mp3?raw=1

MULTI MEDIA
Transplants (2009) 20 min. Commissioned by Pauline Minevich for clarinet and tape with inactive dialogue. Also a version for oboe. The script compares the problems of transplanting plants to transplanting people. Premiered at the 2009 Prairie Festival of New Music. CMC This is the version with oboe. http://dropbox.com/s/4obm4f3eagugqas/Transplants%20with%20oboe.mp3?raw=1

OBOE AND PIANO
Flowers solo for oboe and piano (2 minutes) Alry Publications http://dropbox.com/s/lrstd869n2j9uh7/Flowers%20%28Raum%29.mp3?raw=1

ENSEMBLE WITH OBOE
Searching for Sophia (2000) 15 min. for oboe and string quartet, commissioned by Mooredale Concerts for their “Song of Lilith” tour. Premiered in the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts, Toronto, September, 2000. CMC¬† http://dropbox.com/s/811n142qdauutdr/Oboe%20Quintet%201.mp3?raw=1
King Lear Fantasy (1987) 14 min. Woodwind quintet (optional part for alto trombone replacing the French horn) based on themes used by the composer for background music for a production of King Lear. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/k5twz7tt4sscgvx/King%20Lear%20Regina%20horn.mp3?raw=1
Prairie Suite (1992) 8 min. Commissioned and recorded by CBC. Scored for violin, cello, oboe, and piano. http://dropbox.com/s/2hk0gt0gxazt9wr/Prairie%20Suite%20Mv.%202%20%26%203%201.mp3?raw=1
First and Gracious Sight (1987) 20 min. Scored for tenor, oboe, and piano: or for baritone, violin and piano. Poems of John V. Hicks, Saskatchewan poet. https://www.dropbox.com/s/qgjt79nj1ae2sw5/First%20and%20Gracious%20Sight%207.mp3?raw=1
Arabesque for String Bass and English Horn (1985) 5 min. Commissioned by Stephen McLellan, principal bassist in the Regina Symphony. CMC https://www.dropbox.com/s/pn35ugrkbf1tavm/Arabesque%20with%20Joel%20Quarrington.mp3?raw=1
The Orphic Thread (1984) 25 min. Written on commission of the CBC for woodwind quintet and mezzo-soprano on nine poems by Canadian poet, John V. Hicks. https://www.dropbox.com/s/cdomw0xzegtfxo4/9.%20My%20Song%20%28during%20Mahler%29.mp3?raw=1
Suite for Woodwind Quintet (1982) 6 min. Winner of the Saskatchewan Music Educator’s Association competition for an ensemble work written for high school students.
https://www.dropbox.com/s/yrasmnm8znbioy7/Woodwind%20Quintet%20mv.%203%20Theme%20and%20Variations.mp3?raw=1
Sextet for Woodwind Quintet and Piano (1992) Commissioned by Music Toronto and
recorded for Arts National. https://www.dropbox.com/s/dku0nlbc35wpx3w/Sextet%20for%20WW%20Quintet%20and%20Piano.mp3?raw=1