• Bernstein's Wall (4th Row Films). Douglas Tirola, dir
  • Songs My Brothers Taught Me, Chloe Zhao, dir
  • The Great Debaters, Denzel Washington, dir
  • Frozen River, Courtney Hunt, dir
  • These Amazing Shadows, Paul Mariano and Kurt Norton, dir
  • The Laramie Project, (HBO) Moises Kaufman, dir


  • Love's Labour's Lost (Old Globe), Kathleen Marshall, dir
  • The Country House by Donald Marguiles (Broadway), Dan Sullivan, dir
  • Hedda Gabler (Broadway), Nicholas Martin, dir
  • Suddenly Last Summer (Roundabout), Mark Brokaw, dir
  • The Laramie Project (BAM), Moises Kaufman, dir


  • On Gossamer Wings, for chamber orchestra
  • 8 Miniatures, for violin and piano
  • Ghost Songs (texts by Thomas Hardy), for baritone and piano
  • Florestan & Eusebius, for saxophone quartet
  • Six Dirty Limericks, for soprano and piano


  • 2008 Classic Contribution Award, given by BMI at the Annual Film and Television Dinner
  • 2008 Vision Award, given at the 35th Anniversary Awards Ceremony


  • Countdown to Zero, soundtrack CD released on Lakeshore Records
  • The Great Debaters, original motion picture score co-composed with James Newton Howard, CD released on Varese Sarabande; DVD of film recently released on Genius Products.
  • Three Interludes for guitar. Robert Phelps, guitar.  On Gasparo Records.
  • Dark Carols for chorus and orchestra.  Text by Philip Littell.  Conducted by Robert Ian Winston on ERM Records.
  • I Miss New York, from Songs of an Unmade Bed, lyrics by Mark Campbell; Michael Winther, tenor.  On Ghostlight Records.