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Small Ensemble Compositions


   
Hammer (2007/2012)
solo piano
  • Composed for Hilary Coombs
  • Premiered: Hilary Coombs, February 27, 2007, Paul Hall, the Juilliard School, New York City
  • Duration: 13’
  • For sale: Vaclavik Publishing
     
Hard-Attacks (2012)
non-pitched percussion duo
 
  • Commissioned by Julie Licata, the State University of New York, Oneonta and Jason Nicholson, Utah State University
  • Premiere scheduled: Julie Licata and Jason Nicholson, March 7, 2012, 3rd Annual New Music Focus Week, State University of New York – Oneonta
  • Duration: 6’
  • For sale: Vaclavik Publishing
     
Hypoxia (2008)
clarinet (E-flat/Bass), violin, viola, cello, piano, and percussion
  • Written for the Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, Sydney Hodkinson, conductor
  • Premiere: Aspen Contemporary Ensemble, Sydney Hodkinson, conductor; July 12, 2008, Aspen, CO
  • Duration: 7’
  • For sale: Vaclavik Publishing
     

Mechanisms (2009)
piano trio (violin, cello, and piano)

 
  • Commissioned by the New York Youth Symphony’s First Music Program
  • Premiered: New York Youth Symphony chamber musicians, April 27, 2010, Carnegie’s Weill Hall, New York City
  • Duration: 5’30”
  • For sale: Vaclavik Publishing
     
Noogards-Sarb (2008)
trumpet, 2 horns, trombone, percussion
 
  • Commissioned by the New  York Choreographic Institute
  • Premiered: Daniela Cardim, Choreography; New York City Ballet; Michael Blutman, trumpet; Eric Reed, horn; Sydney Braunfeld, horn; Marques Young, Trombone; Kyle Brightwell, percussion; New York City Ballet Studios, New York City
  • Duration: 6’30”
  • For sale: Vaclavik Publishing
     
Shadow Figures (2011)
flute and marimba (4 1/3’)
 
  • Commissioned by Greg and Pat Zuber
  • Premiere: TBD
  • Duration: 8’
  • For sale: Vaclavik Publishing
     
Sonatina (2004)
violin and piano
 
  • Written for Sami Merdinian
  • Premiere: Sami Merdinian, violin; Philip Fisher, piano; January 2005, Paul Hall, the Juilliard School, New York City
  • Duration: 12’
  • For sale: Vaclavik Publishing
     
St. Vitus' Dance (2006)
percussion Quartet (non-pitched)
  • Written for Timothy Ward, Choreographer
  • Premiered: Timothy Ward, Choreograpy; Juilliard School Dance Department; Luke Rinderknecht, Kyle Brightwell, Trent Leasure, and Brian Fleischer, percussion, Peter Jay Sharp Theater, the Juilliard School, New York City
  • Duration: 5’
  • For sale: Vaclavik Publishing
     
 
Large Ensemble Compositions


   
Bruha (2008)
chamber orchestra (picc/1-1-1-1, 1-1-2-0, 2 perc, pno, 2-1-1-1)
  • Commissioned by the New Juilliard Ensemble
  • Premiered: The New Juilliard Ensemble, Joels Sachs, conductor; April 3, 2008, Peter Jay Sharp Theater, the Juilliard School, New York City
  • Duration: 8’
  • Score and parts rental available: Vaclavik Publishing
     
Prelude Fanfare (2012)
3 trumpets, 2 horns, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani, 2 percussion, and organ
 
  • Commissioned by Utah State University for Richard Elliot, organ for the rededication of the Holtkamp Organ
  • Premiere: scheduled for March 30, 2012, Richard Elliot, organ, Kent Concert Hall, Utah State University, Logan, UT
  • Duration: 3’
  • Score and parts rental available: Vaclavik Publishing
     
Torque (2009/12)
orchestra (picc-2-3-3(II. E-flat)-2-cbn, 4-3-3-1, timp, 3 perc, hp, strings)
  • Premiere Scheduled: Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, Tomasz Golka, conductor, May 4/5, 2012, Civic Center, Lubbock, TX
  • Duration: 8’
  • Score and parts rental available: Vaclavik Publishing
     

Vires et Honestas (2011)
fanfare for brass and Percussion (4-3-3-1, 3 perc)

 
  • Commissioned by the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, as the Composer-in-Residence
  • Premiere: Lubbock Symphony Orchestra, Tomasz Golka, conductor, Nov. 11-12, 2011, Civic Center, Lubbock, TX
  • Duration: 1’30”
  • Score and parts rental available: Vaclavik Publishing