Full List of Works

Compositions & Premières

  • “The Massacre” for piano and soprano with words by Tusiata Avia, 2022 New Zealand Festival Première.
  • “Coloring-In Book” for choir (SATB) for Donald Nally conductor of The Crossing, (recorded Sep 2021, world première Dec 2021).
  • “United Underdog” for piano, for the “America The Beautiful (ATB Project): e plurius unum” commissioned by Steinway Artist Min Kwon for Center for Musical Excellence, NJ, Jan 2021
  • Roulette artist commission concert with Leila Adu Trio & PUBLIQuartet, Adu-Gilmore composer-performer concert commissioned by Roulette Brooklyn, May 2021
  • Two Songs: “Returning Home” and “The Mourn” for Death by Life VR & Animated Opera, as one of five Black composers. Commissioned by Cerise Jacob Whitesnake Productions Boston, with libretto from incarcerated poets, May 2021
  • “The 2100” electronic/radiophonic work, Germantown “Love Stories” electroacoustic composition commissioned and funded by the Network for New Music, Philadelphia, Feb 2021
  •  “Mahakala Oratorio” for large chamber ensemble + mezzo and soprano: performed Chatterbird ensemble + Leila Adu & Rebekah Alexander, 2020, commissioned by Chatterbird, Nashville with New Music USA Grant Award, Dec 2020.
  • “Aksobya” for piano, voice and electronicsperformed by Leila Adu commissioned for Longbeach Opera Songbook by Long Beach Opera, Nov2020
  •  “Black-Crowned Night-Heron,” for solo electric guitar written for/performed by Mark Stewart in the Bang on a Can Marathon, 2020.
  • “The Landing,” for string quartet, harp + voice, commissioned and performed by opera singer Danielle Birrittella for Prototype Fesitval, 2019.
  • “Asphalt Grandpa,” 2016, for dulcimer/electronics + voice, performed by Nick Tolle and Leila Adu
  • “For Edna,” 2016, for solo cello, commissioned and performed by Amanda Gookin, Forward Music Project (empowering women and girls through music)
  • “Two Voices,” 2016, commissioned and performed by K.A.T.E.S. piano/Kate Campbell and dance/Katelyn Halpern (text by Halpern) for voice + BitKlavier
  • “Blessings as Rain Fall,” 2015, for symphony orchestra and voice, composed as Orchestra Wellington’s 2014-Composer-in-Residence, (text by Kalu Rinpoche & Chime Shore) and performed by Orchestra Wellington & Leila Adu
  • “Freedom Suite,” 2014, for large chamber ensemble + voice, performed by De Coda ensemble and Useful Chamber. CD released by Useful Chamber ensemble, 2015
  • “Alyssum,” 2014 for string quartet and harp, performed by Mivos String Quartet and Sivan Magen
  • “if the stars align…” for string quartet, performed by the Brentano String Quartet
  • “Colour Wheel” 2013, set of piano studies, performed by Kate Campbell
  • “Te Wairua O Ma Wai Kainga,” 2012, for orchestra, performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
  • “When Reality Breaks the Heart Remains,” 2012, for shakuhachi, voice & electronics, performed by Adu & Riley Lee