concert music

(composed works for acoustic instruments)


for score rental and reorchestration inquiries, email me.


ensemble

new work: wind ensemble (Fall 2017)
wind ensemble and sound system
Farmington Music Patrons

 

new work: mixed ensemble (TBA 2017)
vn, vc, asx, fl, bcl, pf, perc, sound system
Grand Valley State University

 

new work: mixed ensemble (TBA 2016)
vn, vc, db, bcl, pf, perc, sound system
Echo Chamber

 

network-administered opinions (2016)
cl, ob, sound system
The R3EDS

 

democracy looks like (2015)
4 kalimbas, .als, sound system
Third Coast Percussion

 

“I am so happy my 1964 daughter is again pregnant with so many remarkable new children.” – Terry Riley (c/o The New York Times)

f#@! (2015)
open instrumentation
Patrick Grant, Make Music New York
in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Terry Riley's In C

photo c/o Jocelyn Gonzalez

 

"hard to resist the vigor and inventiveness of his writing"
– san francisco chronicle

"deeply calming, and evoked a pulsating orb repeatedly expanding and contracting"
– san francisco Classical Voice

"a remarkable work... perfectly integrated with the electronics and fully exploiting a combined sonic palette that convincingly captures its monumental subject matter." – new classic la

universe explosion (2014) double string quartet version
4vn, 2va, 3vc
Friction Quartet

 

anxiety is the dizziness of freedom (2013)
open instrumentation SATB, digital waveforms
Shenandoah Arts Council

 

16 cells (2013)
2 va
Gabe Taubman & Hannah Nicholas

 

universe explosion (2013) mixed nonet version
fl, cl, 2vn, va, vc, db, perc
Bang on a Can Summer Festival

 

beer city fanfare (2013)
4 tp
International Trumpet Guild

 

several rooms away from their source (2012)
vn,fl,cl,ob,bcl,bsn,pf,6perc,strings,2iPad
David Osbon, London Cultural Olympiad

i. clanking metal-on-metal garage skip-and-swing
ii. a sense of space where there was once an object
iii. trance

 

rupture (2011)
3 percussion, digital waveforms

 

emotional balance (2011)
tp,dj or vn,dj (2011) 10'
film by John David Forslin

 

gaia (2010)
wind ensemble (grade 4)
Kristi Jasin, Livonia Franklin High School


solo

new work: solo trombone (TBA 2017)
amplified bass tb, subwoofer
Adam Graham

 

new work: solo percussion (TBA 2017)
solo percussion (vb, toms, crotales), sound system
Adam Holmes

 

THE END OF THE TRON WHERE EVERYTHING LIGHT UP!!! (2016)
solo percussion (2vb), sound system
Robby Bowen

 

a new everything (2013)
t. sax, loop pedal
Kendra Emery

 

manual transmission (2013)
violin, .als
Todd Reynolds

 

sonata for trumpet and launchpad (2013)
trumpet, .als
John Adler

 

three and a half legged dog (2013)
bass trombone, pf
Adam Graham

 

no hipster hats (2012)
trumpet, .als

 

“trumpeter samuel wells was featured on three of the evening’s works… of these, cuthbert’s [rikai] was the most successful… his layering became masterful as the piece gained steam. there were times of almost mikel rouse-ian pop melodies at the piece’s glorious conclusion.” – kc metropolis

rikai (2010)
trumpet, .als
film by John David Forslin

 

scarlet rising moon (2009)
trumpet, .als


arrangements

 

"I like Adam Cuthbert’s arrangement." – Zoë Keating

Zinc (arr. Cuthbért)
music by Zoë Keating
fl, cl, vn, vc, pf, perc (2011)
Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble

 

“This concert ended with three [In C] remixes, arranged [by Adam Cuthbert] to involve live performers, yielding a kaleidoscopic refraction of this landmark minimalist work, from the hypnotic crescendo of Zoe Keating's 'Zinc" to the childlike clowning of Jad Abumrad's 'Counting in C.'"– The Washington Post

 

Counting in C (arr. Cuthbért)
music by Jad Abumrad (RadioLab)
fl, cl, vn, vc, pf, perc (2011)
Grand Valley State University New Music Ensemble

 

The Dead Flag Blues and The Sad Mafioso (arr. Cuthbért & Rhode)
music by Godspeed You! Black Emperor
tp,vn,vc,2e gtr,e ba,drums, baritone (2010) 10'