2027

new piano concerto* (2027)

new work for TBA (X min)
commissioned by (TBA)
*this work is not yet completed

2026

new double concerto* (2026)

new work for TBA (X min)
commissioned by (TBA)
*this work is not yet completed

2025

new choral suite* (2025)

five movement set for SATB Chorus (~15-20′)
commissioned by (TBA)
*this work is not yet completed

new concerto* (2025)

new work for TBA (X min)
commissioned by (TBA)
*this work is not yet completed

new concerto for orchestra* (2025)

for orchestra (~45 min)
commissioned by (TBA)
*this work is not yet completed

2024

new work for unaccompanied flute* (2024)

new work for unaccompanied flute ( XX min)
commissioned by  Flute New Music Consortium
*this work is not yet completed

new work for youth orchestra* (2024)

youth orchestra with Hindustani classical instruments
*this work has not yet been completed

new work for string quartet* (2024)

string quartet (~20′)
commissioned by (TBA)
*this work is not yet completed

new cantata for soprano and chamber ensemble* (2024)

soprano, piano trio and flute (20 min)
commissioned by TENET Vocal Artists
*this work is not yet completed

Exaltations* (2024)

three interstitial movements for SATB double choir and brass ensemble (11 min)
commissioned by Cathedral Choral Society
*this work is not yet premiered

Presence* (2024)

solo guitar, solo bassoon, SSSAA vocal quintet and guitar ensemble (20′)
commissioned by Austin Classical Guitar
*this work has not yet been premiered

2023

Man tu shudam, tu man shudi* (2023)

commissioned by Illinois Wesleyan Choir (5 min)
*this work is not yet available

Malhaar: A Requiem for Water (2023)

SATB chorus, Hindustani vocalist, tabla and (Western) percussion (45 min)
commissioned by Los Angeles Master Chorale

new etudes for clarinet* (2023)

Bb Clarinet (5 min; 2 mmts)
*this work has not yet been completed

This Love Between Us, mmt 5 (soprano/tenor/piano version) (2023)

version for soprano, tenor and piano (5 min)
arranged from Hinduism movement of This Love Between Us

This Is It (2023)

string quartet (10 min)
commissioned by Greenwood Music Camp

Sŭnaao (सुनाऔ) (2023)

three songs for youth chorus (SA, SAB, SATB) – 3 mmts, 10 min
commissioned by Southern California Vocal Association
new text by Reena Bhansali
*this work is still in consortium

Lacrimosa (from Malhaar: A Requiem for Water) (2023)

SATB chorus and tabla (7 min)
commissioned by Los Angeles Master Chorale

Rosa de Sal (trumpet and orchestra)* (2023)

for trumpet and chamber orchestra
commissioned by Mary Elizabeth Bowden

new song cycle for soprano and orchestra* (2023)

for soprano and orchestra
*this work is not yet completed

If the River Leaves Without Me (SATB) (2023)

version for SATB chorus (4 min)
commissioned by California Choral Directors Association

2022

Ram Tori Maya (version for full orchestra) (2022)

for orchestra (2022)
commissioned by Carnegie Hall Link Up Program

Sonata for trombone and piano (2022)

new work for trombone and piano (14 min; 3 mmts)
commissioned by Brittany Lasch and consortium

Chamak (चमक) (2022)

for Grade 4 band (10 min, 3 mmts)
commissioned by Mark Duker (Waubonsie Valley High School,  Naperville IL) and consortium

Concerto for Hindustani Violin and Orchestra (2022)

for Hindustani violin and orchestra (22 min)
commissioned by Seattle Symphony for Kala Ramnath

Trust the Ballot (2022)

SATB chorus and piano (5 min)
commissioned by Amherst College; Arianne Abela, conductor
text by Rebecca Gayle Howell

Dhire Dhire (version for SATB) (2022)

SATB chorus (5 min)
original version commissioned by Music Teachers’ Association of California (MTAC)

I do not know what I know (version for soprano and piano) (2022)

soprano and piano (7 min)
aria from Say Your Name
commissioned by Amherst College; Arianne Abela, conductor
text by Rebecca Gayle Howell

I do not know what I know (version for soprano and orchestra) (2022)

soprano and orchestra (7 min)
aria from Say Your Name
commissioned by Amherst College; Arianne Abela, conductor
text by Rebecca Gayle Howell

Who makes a clearing (2022)

soprano, violin and cello (8 min)
commissioned by friends of New Music USA, in honor of Frederick Peters

Pranayam (2022)

oboe and piano (10 min)
commissioned by International Double Reed Society

We Are Love (2022)

soprano, SATB choir and community choir (8 min)
text by Melissa Studdard

Kabir Songs (Dhire Dhire et al)* (2022)

new cycle for soprano and piano (3 songs, ~12 min)
on couplets of 14c saint-poet Kabir
*this work is partially completed

Say Your Name (2022)

solo soprano, choir and orchestra (~30 min)
commissioned by Amherst College; Arianne Abela, conductor
libretto by Rebecca Gayle Howell

Sandhiprakash (2022)

unaccompanied cello (9′)
commissioned by Tippet Rise for Arlen Hlusko

2021

Drishti (द्रिष्ती) (2021)

miniatures for unaccompanied violin (10 min; 10 mmts)
commissioned by Coretet for Simone Porter

Inconvenient Wounds (2021)

solo harp (5 min)
commissioned by  Yolanda Kondonassis for Five Minutes for Earth

A Winter Breviary (2021)

three carols for SATB choir (12 min)
new text by Rebecca Gayle Howell

one word makes a world* (2021)

cello and piano (7′)
commissioned by Yoshi Masuda
*this work has not yet been released

RE|Member (oboe duo version) (2021)

two oboes (5 min)
original version for orchestra co-commissioned by Seattle Symphony and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Listen (2021)

two-part treble chorus (4 min)

The Voyage (string orchestra version) (2021)

for youth string orchestra (12 min, 4 mmts)
string orchestra version created with Herricks High School Orchestra; Catherine Birke, director

RE|Member (orchestra) (2021)

orchestra (7 min)
co-commissioned by Seattle Symphony and BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

The Tipping Point (2021)

SATB choir and tabla (9 minutes)
commissioned by Santa Fe Desert Chorale
text by Amy Fogerson

Pedernal (2021)

unaccompanied trumpet (1 min)
commissioned by Mary Elizabeth Bowden

2020

Crystal Preludes (2020)

piano solo (10 min; 3 mmts)
additional movements will be added in coming seasons
written for Crystal Rivette

America/Desh (2020)

solo piano (4’)
commissioned by Min Kwon

When the Violin (unaccompanied violin) (2020)

unaccompanied violin (4 min)
commissioned by Americans for the Arts for Vijay Gupta

See Me (2020)

SATB chorus + community chorus (7 min)
commissioned by Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor

The History Of Red (2020)

soprano and chamber orchestra (20 min)
poetry of Linda Hogan
commissioned by Santa Fe Pro Musica, The Knights (Brooklyn), River Oaks Chamber Orchestra (Houston) and Orlando Philharmonic, with soprano Kathryn Mueller

This Love Between Us, mmt 5 (Trio Version) (2020)

version for soprano/mezzo, violin and piano (5 min)
arranged from 5th movement of This Love Between Us

Unlikely Stories (2020)

student violin and piano (10 min, 3 mmts)
commissioned by Cora Cooper, Sleepy Puppy Press

Quarantine Madrigals (2020)

solo voice or choir (15 min: 8 mmts)
commissioned by Conspirare
new text by Amy Fogerson

The Voyage (trio version) (2020)

string trio for student violinist (approx. Suzuki Grade 3), with violin and viola (12 min, 4 mmts)
commissioned by Scott, Sharon and Julia St. John

Rosa de Sal (2020)

soprano and piano
commissioned by Nirav Kamdar

She Will Transform You (SATB + flute) (2020)

SATB Chorus and flute (8 min)
poetry of Neelanjana Banerjee
commissioned by Richmond Symphony and Chorus

2019

Concerto For You (2019)

for solo violin and youth string orchestra (12 mins)
commissioned by ARTSpeaks for Neuqua Valley High School Orchestra

Ram Tori Maya – two Hindustani singers and piano (2019)

two Hindustani singers and piano (2019)
written for the Shastra Summer Collaborative 

Ram Tori Maya – 2-part treble choir (2019)

two-part treble choir and piano (2019)
written for the Shastra Summer Collaborative 

Ram Tori Maya – string orchestra (w/ opt. singers) (2019)

two Hindustani singers and string quartet (2019)
written for the Shastra Summer Collaborative 

Blaze (2019)

for violin and tabla (7 mins)
commissioned by Shalini Vijayan, violinist

Flute Sonata (2019)

flute and piano (7 min)
co-commissioned by Chamber Music Palisades (Susan Greenberg, flute) and Benjamin Smolen, flute

Magan Rehna (2019)

arrangement of Hindustani bhajan
Hindustani singer and string quartet (4 min)
written for the Shastra Summer Collaborative 

Piano Trio (2019)

violin, cello and piano (31 min; 4 mmts)
commissioned by Joshua Roman for Town Music Seattle

Ram Tori Maya – two Hindustani singers and string quartet (original) (2019)

arrangement of Hindustani bhajan
two Hindustani singers and string quartet (2019)
written for the Shastra Summer Collaborative 

Varsha (cello version) (2019)

unaccompanied cello (5 min)
commissioned by Juilliard415 for the Haydn Seven Last Words Project

The Love of Thousands (12-part treble version) (2019)

treble choir (8 mins)
commissioned by Classical Movements’ Eric Daniel Helms New Music Program for the San Francisco Girls Chorus

She Will Transform You (choir+orchestra) (2019)

for SATB Chorus and orchestra (14 min)
commissioned by Richmond Symphony Orchestra and Chorus

When the Guitar (2019)

version for SATB chorus and guitar quartet (6 min)
commissioned by Conspirare; Craig Hella Johnson, conductor

The Love of Thousands (SATB version) (2019)

SATB choir (5 mins)
version commissioned by Green Lake Festival of Music

Varsha (violin version) (2019)

unaccompanied violin (5 min)
commissioned by Juilliard415 for the Haydn Seven Last Words Project

Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (My Sister’s Voice) -Piano Quintet (2019)

version for Hindustani singer, soprano and piano quintet (21min; 3mmts)
commissioned by SongFest for Saili Oak

Varsha (viola version) (2019)

version for unaccompanied viola (5 min)
original work (for cello) commissioned by Juilliard415 for the Haydn Seven Last Words Project

2018

When the Violin (9vcs + violin) (2018)

version for 9 voices (SSAATTBBB) and violin (6 min)
commissioned by  Golden Bridge Choir; Suzi Digby, conductor

Black Iris (2018)

 for full orchestra (11 min)
commissioned by  Chicago Sinfonietta;
revised version for San Francisco Symphony

Zeher (2018)

string quartet (7 min)
commissioned by Brooklyn Rider

Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (My Sister’s Voice) -full orchestra (2018)

for Hindustani singer, soprano and full orchestra (3mmts; 21min)
commissioned by Albany Symphony for Saili Oak

Zeher (version for cello and string orchestra) (2018)

solo cello and string orchestra (7 min)
commissioned by Brooklyn Rider

Meri Sakhi Ki Avaaz (My Sister’s Voice) -chamber orchestra (2018)

version for Hindustani singer, soprano and chamber orchestra (21min; 3mmts)
commissioned by Albany Symphony for Saili Oak

When the Violin (SATB+viola) (2018)

for SATB choir and viola obbligato (6 min)
commissioned by Golden Bridge Choir; Suzi Digby, conductor

When the Violin (SATB+cello) (2018)

for SATB choir and cello obbligato (6 min)
commissioned by Golden Bridge Choir; Suzi Digby, conductor

Acharanga (string orchestra) (2018)

youth string orchestra, with optional sitar/tabla parts (3 min)
commissioned by William Annin Middle School, NJ

When the Violin (SATB+violin) (2018)

version for SATB chorus and violin (6 min)
commissioned by  Golden Bridge Choir; Suzi Digby, conductor

When the Violin (9vcs + cello) (2018)

version for 9 voices (SSAATTBBB) and cello (6 min)
commissioned by  Golden Bridge Choir; Suzi Digby, conductor

2018-2020

Darshan (2018-2020)

unaccompanied violin (10 min; 2 mmts)
additional movements will be added in coming seasons
commissioned by Vijay Gupta, violinist

2017

Testament (from Vishwas) – string orchestra version (2017)

string orchestra (with optional tabla)

The Light is the Same (quintet version) (2017)

flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon (9 min)
commissioned by Imani Winds

Saans (2017)

violin, cello and piano (8 min)
written for Suzana Bartal

Testament (from Vishwas) – full orchestra version (2017)

for full orchestra and tabla

The Light is the Same (trio version) (2017)

flute, oboe and piano (9 min)
commissioned by Aglow Trio

Hallelujah (arr. of Leonard Cohen) (2017)

unaccompanied violin (5 min)

Clarinet Concerto (2017)

clarinet and orchestra (16min; 2 mmts)
commissioned by Albany Symphony for Shankar Tucker

2016

E Safar (2016)

vilambit bandish for Hindustani vocalist (length varies)
commissioned by Payton MacDonald for Sonic Divide Project

Nadiya (flute/cello) (2016)

flute and cello (5 min)
commissioned by Pieces of Eight – Benjamin Larsen and Martha Cargo

This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity (2016)

for SATB Chorus, baroque orchestra, sitar and tabla
commissioned by Yale Institute of Sacred Music with Juilliard415

Still I Rise (SATB version) (2016)

version of mmt 5 from I Rise (5 min, 1 mmt)
commissioned by Lehigh University Choral Arts, Sun Min Lee, conductor

I Rise: Women in Song (4-voice+single instruments) (2016)

version for women’s chorus, string quintet, flute and harp (25 min, 5 mmts)
commissioned by Lehigh University Choral Arts, Sun Min Lee, conductor

Take What You Need (double choir + string orchestra) (2016)

a unique work designed for musicians and communities to perform together 

version for SATB chorus, string orchestra, and community choir and/or audience (length varies)

commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

Take What You Need (double choir + string quintet) (2016)

a unique work designed for musicians and communities to perform together
version for SATB chorus, string quintet, and community choir and/or audience (length varies)
commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity (SSAA version) (2016)

version for SSAA Chorus, baroque orchestra, sitar and tabla
SSAA version commissioned by Missouri State University, Erin Plisco, conductor
original SATB version commissioned by Yale Institute of Sacred Music with Juilliard415

I Rise: Women in Song (SSAA+flute) (2016)

reduced version for women’s chorus and flute (15 min, 3 mmts)
commissioned by Lehigh University Choral Arts, Sun Min Lee, conductor

Take What You Need (Double Choir and Piano) (2016)

a unique work designed for musicians and communities to perform together
version for SATB chorus, piano, and community choir and/or audience (length varies)
commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity, mmt 6 (version for SSAA choir/sitar/tabla/string orchestra) (2016)

for treble chorus, sitar and tabla and string orchestra (4 mins)
original version commissioned by Yale Institute of Sacred Music

This Love Between Us: Prayers for Unity, mmt 6 (version for SSAA choir/sitar/tabla/piano) (2016)

for treble chorus, piano, sitar and tabla (4 mins)
original version commissioned by Yale Institute of Sacred Music

TaReKiTa (2016)

SATB Chorus (2 min) – also available in SSAA and TTBB
written for Urban Voices Project

Take What You Need – Double Choir (no instruments) (2016)

a unique work designed for musicians and communities to perform together
for SATB choir and community choir and/or audience (length varies)
commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

Take What You Need (Hymnal Style Chorale Version) (2016)

a unique work designed for musicians and communities to perform together
for SATB community singing (2 min)
commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

Take What You Need (singer+piano) (2016)

a unique work designed for musicians and communities to perform together
version for one singer and piano – singalong with audience (length varies)
commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

Take What You Need (Unaccompanied Violin) (2016)

version for unaccompanied violin (2 min)
commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

Take What You Need (Unaccompanied Viola) (2016)

version for unaccompanied violin (2 min)
commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

Even After All this Time… (SATB only) (2016)

version for SATB Chorus (6 min)
commissioned by Lindsay Pope

Take What You Need (Double Choir and Youth Orchestra) (2016)

a unique work designed for musicians and communities to perform together
version for SATB chorus, youth string orchestra, and community choir and/or audience (length varies)
commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

Nadiya (flute/viola) (2016)

flute and viola (5 min)
commissioned by Pieces of Eight – Benjamin Larsen and Martha Cargo

Take What You Need (2016)

a unique work designed for musicians and communities to perform together
commissioned by Street Symphony  for Urban Voices Project

Nadiya (violin/bassoon) (2016)

version for violin and bassoon (5 min)
commissioned by Pieces of Eight – Benjamin Larsen and Martha Cargo

I Rise: Women in Song (2016)

for women’s chorus, string orchestra, flute and harp (25 min, 5 mmts)
versions for small ensemble and selections for SSA+flute also available
commissioned by Lehigh University Choral Arts, Sun Min Lee, conductor

Even After All this Time… (with clarinet) (2016)

SATB Chorus and clarinet (7 min)
commissioned by Lindsay Pope

Avartan (2016)

chamber orchestra (13 min)
commissioned by American Composers Orchestra

2015

From the Mahabharata Suite (2015)

clarinet, violin, cello, piano and tabla (20 min, 3 mmts)
commissioned by SOLI Chamber Ensemble
 and AtticRep Theater

Earth Speaks (2015)

SATB chorus, horn and piano (45 min; 9 mmts)
commissioned by Pasadena Master Chorale

Chuti Hui Jagah (mezzo+piano) (2015)

mezzo-soprano and piano (10min; 3 mmts)
commissioned by Colin Davin for Millenial Music Festival

Chuti Hui Jagah (soprano+piano) (2015)

version for soprano and piano (10min; 3 mmts)
commissioned by Colin Davin for Millenial Music Festival

Chuti Hui Jagah (mezzo + guitar) (2015)

mezzo-soprano and guitar (10min; 3 mmts)
commissioned by Colin Davin for Millenial Music Festival

The Dirt is Red Here (from Earth Speaks) (2015)

SSSA chorus (4min)
commissioned by Pasadena Master Chorale

Chuti Hui Jagah (alto or Hindustani voice+marimba) (2015)

version for soprano and piano (10min; 3 mmts)
commissioned by Colin Davin for Millenial Music Festival

String Quartet (Ragamala) (with Hindustani Vocals) (2015)

new version for quartet and Hindustani vocals (ca. 25 mins)
premiered by Salastina Music Society

2014

Nishani (2014)

unaccompanied viola d’amore (7 min)
commissioned by Matthew Dane

I Wonder as I Wander (2014)

for piano trio (4′)

Testament (from Vishwas) – sinfonietta version (2014)

for chamber orchestra (13 min)
commissioned by Albany Symphony – Dogs of Desire

Tuttarana (SATB) (2014)

version for SATB Chorus (3 min)
commissioned by Mount Holyoke Glee ClubLindsay Pope, conductor

Tuttarana (Brass Quintet) (2014)

movement 3 of Khirkiyaan for brass quintet (3 min)
commissioned by The Brass Project

Tuttarana (SSA) (2014)

SSA Chorus (3 min)
commissioned by Mount Holyoke Glee ClubLindsay Pope, conductor

2013

Anjuman Songs (2013)

mezzo-soprano, narrator, English horn and piano (12 min)
commissioned by Diana Arterian

Jhula Jhule (cello) (2013)

cello and piano (11 min)

Teen Murti (SQ + cello solo) (2013)

solo cello and string quartet (2015)
commissioned by Joshua Roman

String Quartet (Ragamala) (2013)

(19 min)
commissioned by the Santa Fe Chamber Music Festival
 and premiered by the Flux Quartet

Teen Murti (2013)

for string orchestra (11 mins)
commissioned by River Oaks Chamber Orchestra

Jhula Jhule (violin) (2013)

violin and piano (11 min)
commissioned by MuSE

Jhula Jhule (clarinet) (2013)

clarinet and piano (11 min)

Jhula Jhule (viola) (2013)

viola and piano (11 min)
commissioned by MuSE

Jhula Jhule (flute) (2013)

version for flute and piano (11 min)

Jhula Jhule (oboe) (2013)

oboe and piano (11 min)

Jhula Jhule (trumpet) (2013)

trumpet and piano (11 min)

2012

Rang de Basant (2012)

for piano solo (7 min)
commissioned by Kimball Gallagher

Tasveer (2012)

clarinet, violin, cello and piano (5 min)
premiered by Music from Copland House

2010

Feritas (2010)

trumpet sextet (6 min)
commissioned by the Yale School of Music trumpet studio

Piano Quintet (2010)

string quartet and piano (13 min)
commissioned by Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

Zinfandel (2010)

unaccompanied bassoon (6 min)

Zinfandel (flute version) (2010)

transcribed for flute (6 min)

2009

Aria (2009)

for Hindustani singer and orchestra (12 min)
written for Yale Philharmonia

White Key (2009)

SSAATTBB chorus (14 min)
premiered by Yale Camerata; Brian Bartoldus, conductor

2007

Two Tones (soprano+violin) (2007)

soprano, violin and piano (5 min)

Two Tones (alto+violin) (2007)

version for alto, violin and piano (5 min)

The Blue Room (2007)

Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (17 min; 2 mmts)
written for Robert Bolyard, conductor for Yale Repertory Orchestra and Alexander Woods, violin

Two Tones (soprano+oboe+English horn) (2007)

version for soprano, oboe, English horn and piano (5 min)

Two Tones (tenor+cello) (2007)

version for tenor, cello and piano (5 min)

2006

Ave Maria (2006)

for SSAA Chorus (4 min)

A Canticle for Dawn (2006)

for flute, viola and harp (7 min)

Ritual (2006)

SATB chorus, clarinet and piano (5 min)

2005

Unfortunate Coincidence (2005)

for soprano and chamber ensemble (18 min; 8 mmts)

The Whole Story (2005)

oboe and piano (19 min; 3 mmts)
written for Josiane Henry

Perhaps (double bass version) (2005)

unaccompanied double bass (5 min) — tr. Nina Bernat

2005, 2015

Perhaps (2005, 2015)

unaccompanied cello (5 min / 10 min)
with film by Heather McCalden

2004

il guioco del ‘giuoco delle coppie’ (2004)

for piano solo (10 min)

2001

Chardonnay (2001)

unaccompanied flute (5 min)

Elegism (2001)

unaccompanied cello (8 min)

2000

Desire (2000)

clarinet and piano (6 min)

1999

Sunrise Toccata (1999)

for solo piano (1999)

new chamber work*

new work for piano quintet and tabla (~15 min)
commissioned by Norfolk Chamber Music Festival
*this work is not yet completed

XXX

new concerto for orchestra* (2025) (XXX)

new work for XXX (XXX min)
commissioned by XXX
*this work is not yet completed

Fall 2020

interglow (Fall 2020)

string quartet, flute, piano and community voices (5 min)
commissioned by Salastina Music Society

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