The Music

Genesis (2016)

Genesis for soloists, chorus, brass & percussion
Libretto by *Ronald W. Cadmus & **Maria V.S. Seigenthaler
Premiered at the Kimmel Center, Philadelphia, PA
June 4, 2016
Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale
Jeffrey R. Smith, conductor


The Garden of Green Leaves*

Cain & Abel*


The Tower of Babel*

Of Eternity Considered as a Closed System (2007)

For soloists, chorus & orchestra. A setting of seven poems by the late Jewish American poet Hyam Plutzik commissioned by the Plutzik /Goldwasser Foundation. Premiered February 5, 2007 at Carnegie Hall, New York City by the Westfield Symphony & Pro Arte Chorale.


The Uneasy Hedonist

Connecticut Autumn

The Milkman

Shoeless Joe Jackson

The Premonition

Of Eternity Considered as a Closed System

Into the Light (2010)

For SSAATB chorus & chamber orchestra. A commission from the Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale to write a work about our journey into the great beyond using vocal sounds for text. It can also be performed with piano accompaniment.
Music by Robert S. Cohen, Text (vocal sounds)
(Midi Realization)
Live Recording in works