Compositions in this genre include a wide range of instrumental groupings, including solo piano, piano with various instruments, string and woodwind ensembles, piano with voice, jazz ensemble, and chamber orchestra. Some of these pieces have been published; all have received professional premieres.

Stingray for piano trio - premiere 2018; semifinalist for The American Prize

Peter's Song for piano trio - premiere 2019; semifinalist for The American Prize

Past the Farthest City Light for violin and piano - premiere 2020


Sonata Allegro for piano - premieres in 2000 & 2008 (rev.); finalist for The American Prize (recording below)

Kingdom Wind  for woodwind quintet - premiere 2001

Quintet on an American Melody for piano quintet - premiere 2002

Red Tide for saxophone and piano - premiere 2009

Mind  for voice and piano, with lyrics by Richard Wilbur - premiere 2010

The Turncoat for voice and piano, with lyrics by LeRoi Jones - premiere 2011

Acquainted with the Night for voice and piano, with lyrics by Robert Frost - premiere  2012

Sonata for Flute and Piano - premiere 2013

Fantasia on 'Oh The Deep Love of Jesus' for woodwind quintet - premiere 2013

His Deep Love for woodwind quintet - premiere 2015

Sonata for Violin and Piano -  premiere 2016


Light jazz album Coast Ivory featuring Chris Bleth, 1997 

Don't Call Me Baby - from Coast Ivory
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Sonata Allegro - for piano
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