Prelude: first light for solo violin (2008) 

 

Premiered at Tufts University and performed at two successive sunrises during the AXIS:24 music marathon by me, the composer.

Performance with choreography by the Avant-Garde Collaboration co. at the lilypad, Cambridge, MA (2010).

Performance by Jennifer Leckie on a Maverick Ensemble concert in Chicago (2013).

 

to be played throughout the duration of the sunrise

A continuous brightening of register and timbre welcomes the day with a final rising flourish. This solo has been performed at sunrises, in classrooms, to accompany dance, and as a prelude to open chamber music concerts.