Trois Emblems de la Solitude (2015-16)
For Clarinet Quartet (3 Bb, 1 bass)
Commissioned by Jennifer Reeves and the Hijinx Quartet. Emblems is a trilogy based on different perceptions of mental and physical types of solitude or isolation. Each movement focuses on a different characteristic or perception and utilizes the clarinet quartet as a vehicle to musically ascertain these concepts.
Mvmt 1: Solitude in a Crowd
Mvmt 2: Solitude in Persona
Mvmt 3: The Mind in Solitude
Premiered by the Hijinx Quartet at the 2016 CMS/NACWAPI Conference in Santa Fe, New Mexico.