Compositions & Arrangements

Note:   the majority of these compositions/arrangements were either commissioned by—or created for the use of—school, community, or professional ensembles and individuals. Most of the published works are still available; the others may be obtained through the composer.


Memoirs from the Holocaust (opera in one act/piano)

A young boy discovers that his older friend is partially responsible for the death of the boy's father; set in a small German town during the Third Reich.

Miami Herald review   Ascension Magazine Article   Synopsis   Watch video clip 1   Watch video clip 2

A Scholar Under Siege (opera in two acts/piano or orchestra)

A respected college president is fired by Georgia's powerful populist governor against a backdrop of 1941 segregationist politics.

Artist Statement   DVD Booklet   Watch video clip 1   Watch video clip 2   Orlando Montoya radio clip

Published Compositions

Published Arrangements

Sound Recordings

Commissioned Compositions

Commissioned Arrangements

Song Cycle

Other Compositions and Arrangements