Ballet/Contemporary Dance Works


full length contemporary ballet work commissioned by the Scottish Ballet, Glasgow, 2011; choreographed by Artistic Director Ashley Page

for orchestra

Published by Charlotte Benson Music Publ.  (BMI)



contemporary ballet work commissioned by Ballet West, Salt Lake City, 2013; choreographed by Val Caniparoli

NYC East Coast Premiere- Joyce Theater (Ballet West) March 25, 2015 (four performances)

Based upon the short story by Shirley Jackson

for orchestra

Published by Charlotte Benson Music Publ.  (BMI)


“Ten Miles High over Albania”

for 8 harps

Commissioned and premiered by the Phyllis Lamhut

Dance Company, NYC, at the Joyce Theater, 1983

The dance score was shortened into the recorded (ARGO/London Records) version and used for various concert performances throughout the USA, South America, Japan, etc..

There is no full score but individual harp parts.  The conductor cues the performers throughout the work, shaping it as it progresses.

Charlotte Benson Music Publ (BMI)

1719 Bainbridge St.

Philadelphia, PA 19146


So many other works have been danced, for example:

32 Cryptograms for Derek Jarman (Royal Ballet in London, Scottish Ballet, Glasgow, choreographed by Ashley Page)

OPEN VEINS (Atlanta Ballet, choreographed by Val Caniparoli, Toronto Dance Theater, etc.)

Silver and the Circle of Messages  (Bavarian State Opera, choreographed by Ronald Hynd, Ballet at Opera, Ljublana, Opera Wiesbaden)

Music from the Towers of the Moon (Toronto Dance Theater, Netherlands Dance Theater, etc)

Rocky Road to Kansas (Pennsylvania Ballet)

Waltz: In Memoriam Maurice Ravel  (New York City Ballet, choreographed by Peter Martins; Phyllis Lamhut Dance Company, etc.)

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