Composition Portfolio for Hunter College Application



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1. MUSIC COMPOSED AND RECORDED 2013:


MAJOR TRIAD’S DILEMMA
composed with an unusual and very strict system (not 12 tone although a row is involved)

  • Barry Hartglass: Soprano Saxophone, Classical Guitar, Piano & Electric Bass


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2. MUSIC FROM CDs I PRODUCED:


TAROT
from Karin Marcello’s “Vision” CD

  • Karin Marcello: Flute
  • Karen Lindquist: Harp



LOVE’S ASHES
from Victoria Faiella’s “Wild Butterfly” CD
*a short prelude that functions as an intro to Victoria’s song “Crack the Whip”

  • Antoine Silverman: Violin
  • Jonathan Dinklage: Viola
  • Dave Eggar: Cello
  • Gregg August: Double Bass



IN MARY’S ARMS
an arrangement for strings from Donna Cori Gibson’s “The Way of the Cross” CD
*I also created the 1 minute Duduk intro before the song starts (not notated)

  • Macedonian Radio Symphonic Orchestra – F.A.M.E.’S. Project (Skopje, Macedonia)
  • Oleg Kontradenko: Conductor
  • Dave Anthony: Cymbal (not notated)



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3. MUSIC FROM THE COMPOSER’S WORKSHOP (THE JUILLIARD SCHOOL):


MIA!
written for and inspired by my cat Mia

  • Reva Youngstein: Flute
  • Keriann DiBari: Clarinet
  • Laura Koepke: Bassoon



DISCOMPOSURE
composed using a 12 tone system

  • Alexis Gerlach: Cello
  • Derek Wieland: Piano