Vocal Works

bugsy siegel's desert rose for mezzo-soprano and piano (2018)
Premiere performance

Lincoln Highway Songs: "Along the Way" and "(Preparing for the) Lincoln Way" for voice and piano. (2013)
Commissioned by Cece Otto for her American Songline project
Performed at 20+ venues along the Lincoln Highway in Summer 2013, in commemoration of the highway's centennial
Studio recording of "Along the Way" on YouTube
Studio recording of "(Preparing for the) Lincoln Way" on YouTube
Studio recording at Amazon
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Free Me SATB and piano. (2011)

Murdered By The Sky for lyric coloratura soprano and fixed electronic media. (2011)
Rehearsal MP3 (not for performance)

arrangement of Schubert's "Erlking" for mezzo-soprano, baritone, two electric guitars, electric bass, synthesizer, and drum set. (2011) Video of Nolan Stolz Rock Orchestra

Waka for Steve and Waka for voice and piano (2009) VIDEO

"Boom"(2008) for soprano (or solo instrument) and chamber ensemble MP3 Video

"Fog" (Text by Nadja Kuchenmeister, translation by Andrew Shields) (2007) for Voice (Soprano/Tenor/Bass-Baritone versions) and Piano VIDEO

"Fear and Loathing" (Text by Hunter S. Thompson) (2007) for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano
Commissioned by Leslie Ann Leytham

"The Touch: A Black Box Opera" (2006-07) (Libretto by Nolan Stolz)
Eric, Young Eric and Eric in Afterlife: Tenor; Allison and Evelyn: Mezzo-Soprano
Chamber Ensemble: Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Horn, Piano, Percussion, 'Cello, Bass
Webpage for The Touch: A Black Box Opera complete with synopsis and demo MP3
MP3 Excerpts from the Demo
Contact the composer for footage of the San Francisco Cabaret Opera (three scenes) (May 22-23, 2009)

"Two Stars" (Text by Nolan R. Stolz) (2006) for alto, tenor, baritone, bass voices with electric guitar and bass guitar

"Lenny" (Settings of the comedy of Lenny Bruce) (2004, not completed) Song Cycle for Baritone and Piano

"Ode To Jackson Pollock" (2004) for reciter and piano

"Last Sonnet" (Text of John Keats) (2001)
for tenor (or soprano) voice, flute, clarinet, bassoon (or bass clarinet)

"H2Eau" (text of Nicole Laundrie) (2000)
1. Bain Des Larmes 2. Eau Puissante 3. Maree Basse 4. Puget Sound
song cycle for voice and piano
*note* there is a version of "Puget Sound" also orchestrated for wind orchestra

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