Works


The New York-based Bermel is an eclectic with wide-open ears.
-Toronto Star

 
 
 

 
 

ORCHESTRA

Murmurations (2015) string orchestra

A Shout, A Whisper, and a Trace (2009)  - chamber orchestra

Migration Series (2006) - concerto for jazz band

Elixir (2006) -  full orchestra

Slides (2003) -  full orchestra

Tag Rag (2003) - chamber orchestra

The Ends (2002) full orchestra

Thracian Echoes (2002) full orchestra

Dust Dances (1994) full orchestra


SYMPHONIC BAND

Ides March (2005)   - symphony band




CHORAL

A Child's War (2005) childrens choir SSAA

Kpanlongo (1993) SATB or TTBB

Pete Pete (1993) SATB

 

SOLO INSTRUMENT OR VOICE WITH ORCHESTRA

Mar de Setembro (2011) - mzsop., chamber orch

Ritornello (2011) - elec.gtr concerto

The Good Life -(2008)  - sop, bar, choir, orch

Turning Variations (2006) - pno concerto

The Sting (2001-2) - narr, orch

Voices (1997) - cl concerto 


LARGE CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

Dragon Blue  (2012) - Western + Chinese ens.

Canzonas Americanas (2010) - chamber orch.

Swing Song  (2009) - flute ens

In Tangle (2005) - brass ens, 2 perc. 

Three Rivers (2001) - chamber orch.

Continental Divide (1996) - chamber orch.

Hot Zone (1995) - chamber orch.


SMALL CHAMBER ENSEMBLE

Intonations (2016) - 2 vn, va, vc

Death with Interruption (2014) - vn, vc, pno

A Short History of the Universe (as related by Nima Arkani-Hamed) (2013) - cl, str qt

Orbit Design (2012) - 3+ performers

Silvioudades (2008) - cl, fl or cl, vl

Passing Through (2007) - 2 vn, va, vc 

Twin Trio (2005) - fl, cl, pno

Tied Shifts  (2004) - fl, cl, vn, vc, pno, perc

Language Instruction (2003) - cl, vn, vc, pno

Catcalls  (2003) - 2 tpt, hrn, trm, tb

Soul Garden  (2000) - solo vla, 2 vn, va, 2 vc

Coming Together  (1999) - cl, vc

God's Trombones  (1998) - 3 tb, perc 

Oct Up  (1995) - double str qt.

Wanderings  (1994) - fl, ob, cl, hn, bsn

SchiZm  (1994) - cl, ob, pno

String Quartet  (1992) - 2 vn, va, vc

Mulatash Stomp (1991) - vl, cl, pno

Sonata Humana (1991) - cl, pno