N O M I   E P S T E I N composer


communications (2) (2015) 48'

for 15 players and 2 optional soloists

commissioned by Greg Stuart/USC

for Iktus (2015)  16'

for saxophone, guitar, piano, percussion

for Hypercube (formerly Iktus combo)

two groups for Dog Star for 10 or more players (2015) 10'

Commissioned by Michael Pisaro and Dog Star


communications for a.pe.ri.od.ic for 8 players (2015) 15'

Commissioned by Controlled Indeterminacy in Text Scores project


TRANSLATION: a conceptual chamber opera (2015) 20-40'

Commissioned by The Industry


Combine, Juxtapose, Overlap, Delayed Overlap for 4 or more players (2013) 7-20'

Commissioned by the Experimental Music Yearbook

A Human Sound Sculpture for 10 performers (2012) 48'

Commissioning Prize by The Old Town School of Folk Music


for Cage99 for 2 or more performers (2011) 3'

Written for Ensemble Décadanse


Sound for the wulf. for 4 writers and 2 whistlers(2011) 14'

commissioned by Colin Wambsgans

For Tenor and Six Percussion (2011) 14'

Commissioned by the New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble

Vibraphone Miniature for solo vibraphone (2009) 3'

Commissioned by Joe Bergen for the “For Semy” vibraphone repertoire project

Percussion Quartet (2009) 11'     

Commissioned by Ed Harrison, Lyric Opera Timpanist


Solo for Large Ensemble for 33 players (2008, rev. 2009) 16'


Solo for Vibraphone, Mallets, and Bow (2007) 12'

Commissioned by Joe Bergen

[Untitled] for flute, violin, guitar, piano and percussion (2007) 12'

Premiere: International Contemporary Ensemble, Chapel, April 2007, Evanston, IL

Music for Seven Instruments and Voice for fl, cl pno, vln, vc, sop, vibr, mrmba (2006) 8'

Commissioned by Bang on A Can Festival 2006

This Too Shall Pass for percussion sextet (2006) 10'

Commissioned by Frank Epstein and the New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble

Music for Orchestra (2,2,2,2/4,1,2,0/perc/stgs) (2004) 14'

Commissioned by the Northwestern University Chamber Orchestra

Winner, Northwestern University Orchestra Composition Competition

Primary Colors for orchestra (2,2,2,2/4,1,2,0/perc/stgs) (2002) 15'