August 21 - 26, 2017 - Workshop and premiere of excerpts from Chamber Symphony "Beams of Heaven" in Curitiba, Brazil as part of the International Workshop or Orchestral Composition with the Federal University of Paraná Philharmonic Orchestra.
August 7, 2017 - Premiere of The Voices of the City for mezzo-soprano and piano by Maria Jette and Mary Jo Gothmann as part of the opening concert of the Source Song Festival in Saint Paul, MN.
July 23, 2017 - Premiere of Nibi (Water) Song the Green Lake Festival of Music Choral Institute, Stephen Alltop, conductor in Green Lake, WI.
All performances listed chronologically
The God of Material Things
for soloists, narrator, chorus (SATB), organ, and orchestra
Prelude "Sky Dance"
I. A Prayer
II. Interrupted Message
III. Sunny and 70 Degrees
IV. Morning News
Interlude "All Nature Sings"
V. Cave Dwellers
VI. Her Grip
VII. Sight-Reading Elijah Ten Years After Last Performing It
VIII. Mother's Songs
Postlude "The God of Material Things"
Premiere: UW-Madison Symphony Orchestra Readings, 2014-2015
Chelsie Propst, soprano
Meghan Hilker, mezzo-soprano
Josh Sanders, tenor
Mikko Utevsky, baritone