Below is my complete catalogue of compositions; click the title of any work for more information.

You can also browse my theatre music and concert music separately, or search by genre, length, or instrumentation.

Music

Big Picture (2018) a Full-Length Musical
for Voice and Piano

Music by Karl Hinze, Lyrics by Patrick Spencer, Book by Susan Murray

  • Film Club / That’s How It Happens
  • Right Place, Right Time / Big Picture
  • Going Up
  • Am I Right?
  • Whatever It Takes
  • I Can See It
  • She’s Everywhere
  • Perfect
  • Real
Baseball Season Again (2017) for Voice, Guitar, Bass, Piano, and Drums

Music by Karl Hinze, Lyrics by Patrick Spencer

Download PDF

Dedication: for Christopher Harrod

Miss Metcalfe Goes to College (2016) a 10-Minute Musical
for Voice and Piano

Book and Lyrics by Sarah Mucek, Music by Karl Hinze

Commission: Commisioned by the 2016 Prospect Musical Theatre Lab

Exposed Bone (2016) a Play with Songs
for Voice and Fixed Media

Book and Lyrics by Charlie O’Leary, Music by Karl Hinze

Every Year (2016) for Voice, Guitar, Bass, Piano, and Drums

Download PDF

Dedication: for Billy Bustamante

One Day Closer (2016) a Christmas Song
for Voice and Piano
3 min.

Music by Karl Hinze, Lyrics by Patrick Spencer

Download PDF

I’ll Make It (2016) a Christmas Song
for Voice and Piano
2 min.

Download PDF

Songs from Miss Congeniality (2016) for Voice and Piano

Music by Karl Hinze, Lyrics by Patrick Spencer

210 Amlent Avenue (2015) a Full-Length Musical
for Voices, Reed, Cello, and Piano
60 min.

Book by Becky Goldberg, Music and Lyrics by Karl Hinze

Cooking for Two (2014) a 10-Minute Musical
for Voices and Piano
12 min.

Book/Lyrics by Charlie O’Leary

  • Opening
  • It Takes Two
  • Simplest Thing
  • It Takes Two (Reprise)
Death of a Salesman (2014) for Voice and Piano5.5 min.

Lyrics by Ed Levy

She’s Gone (2014) for Voice and Piano2 min.

Lyrics by Aaron Ricciardi

We’re Going To Be Late (2014) for Voice and Piano2 min.

Lyrics by David Caldwell

A Place You Could Call Home (2014) for Voice and Piano5 min.

Lyrics by David Caldwell

Pick Your Feet Up (2014) for Voice and Piano3 min.

Lyrics by Jacob Tischler

The Notebook Song (2014) for Voice and Piano2 min.

Lyrics by Lynn Spector

Stand Up (2013) for Voice and Piano3 min.

Lyrics by Richard Patterson

Download PDF

Hamlet (2013) Songs and Incidental Music
for Voice and Recorders
5 min.

Text from “Hamlet”

Young Composer’s Lament (2013) for Voice and Piano3.5 min.

Lyrics by Richard Patterson

She Stays (2013) for Voice and Piano3 min.

Lyrics by Geoffrey Goldberg

Download PDF

Come One, Come All (2013) for Voice and Piano2 min.

Lyrics by Patrick Spencer

Three Songs (2013) for Soprano, Flute, Cello, and Piano13 min.

Texts by Thomas Lux from “The Street of Clocks” (2001)

Are They Edible? (2013) an Experimental Puppet Show by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew
for Voices, Clarinet, Cello, and Piano
8 min.

By Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew

  • Silence
  • Siren Song
  • Travel Song
  • Reunion
Convergent (2013) for Alto Sax, Flute, and Piano8 min.

Commission: Commissioned by the Aurora Trio.

Nimbus (2013) for Piano7 min.
The Story of Crisco (2013) for Bassoon/Singer and Viola8.5 min.

Text adapted from “The Story of Crisco” (1913) a cookbook by Marion Harris Neil

  • Cheerily
  • Cabaret Crooner
  • Peppy and Fervent
  • Tango

Gina Cuffari, bassoon/voice, and Sarah Evins, viola

Download PDF

Fantasy/Lullaby (2013) for SATB Chorus and Piano4 min.

Text from “Fantasy” by Sara Teasdale and Federico García Lorca, “On Lullabies”

Download PDF

Dramaturgical Voices (2012) Theme Music
for Fixed Media
0.5 min.
Spring Awakening (2012) Incidental Music for Wind Quintet
for Wind Quintet
fl, ob, cl, hn, bsn
7.5 min.

Download PDF

Perfect Union (2012) a 10-Minute Musical
for Voices and Piano
5.5 min.

By Eileen Casterline, directed by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew

Shackled Spirits (2012) Two Songs for an Experimental Dance-Drama
for Male Voice and Fixed Media
5 min.

By Lynn Kremer, Suasthi Bandem and I Made Bandem

Theme and Variations (2012) for Bassoon6.5 min.

Rachel Koeth, bassoon

Download PDF

Night; Glory; Light (2012) for Baritone, Violin, Cello, and Piano9 min.

Text by Roger Coral

Machinal (2011) for Actor and Electronics6.5 min.

Text from “Machinal” by Sophie Treadwell

Happy F*ing Birthday (2011) for Voice and Piano2 min.
The Facebook Song (2011) for Voice and Piano2 min.

Lyrics by Christina Lydy-Mills, dramaturged and performed by Jeremy Black at the Stony Brook Cabaret Collective.

Filibuster: The Musical! (2011) a 10-Minute Musical
for Voices and Orchestra
8 min.

By Matthew Brown and Auggie Lutz

  • My Wife Is Dead
  • Valentine’s Our Guy
  • Those Hookers Raped Me
In Recovery: American Style (2011) a 10-Minute Musical
for Voices, Flute, English Horn, and Piano
1.5 min.

By Eileen Casterline

  • Ode 1: Waltz
  • Ode 2: Can-Can
  • Ode 3: Tango
Once and Again (2011) for Two Oboes, English Horn, and Bassoon3.5 min.

Download PDF

Brain Candy (2011) for Pierrot Sextet
fl, cl, vln, vlc, pno, perc
9 min.
Interlude (2011) for Basset Horn and Piano6 min.

Lisa Premiesberger, basset horn, and Anna Starzec, piano

Download PDF

I Shall Not Care (2011) for SATB Chorus2.5 min.

Text from Rivers to the Sea (1915) by Sara Teasdale

Matthew Curtis, tenor (ChoralTracks.com)

Download PDF

Endless Thanks (2011) for SATB Chorus4 min.

Text from Psalm 30

The Harvard Choral Fellows

Download PDF

Plague Victims Catapulted over Walls into Besieged City (2011) for Soprano, Flute, and Piano5 min.

Texts by Thomas Lux from “The Street of Clocks” (2001)

Performed by Raquel Gonzalez (soprano), Daniel James (flute), and Ariel Jacobs (piano)

Download PDF

Chemical Plant (2010) for Voice and Piano2.5 min.
A Man’s A Man (2010) for Voices and Piano6.5 min.

By Bertolt Brecht, adapted and directed by Molly Oliver

The Reason Why The Closet-Man Is Never Sad (2010) for Mezzo-Soprano, Vibraphone, Bassoon, and Double Bass10 min.

Text by Russell Edson

Download PDF

My Grandmother’s Love Letters (2010) for Voice and Piano4 min.

Text by Hart Crane

Performed by Wonjung Kim, soprano

Download PDF

Songs for the End of Things (2010) a Song Cycle
for Male Voice and Piano
7.5 min.
Alcestis (2009) a One-Act Musical
for Voices and Piano
18.5 min.

By Euripides, translated by Richard Lattimore, adapted and directed by Daniel Libatique

Reflections on Euler (2009) for String Quartet12.5 min.

Download PDF

Recording: Recorded by QX at the College of the Holy Cross.

Cycle (2009) for Cello7.5 min.

Recorded by Jonathan Miller, cello

Download PDF

The Amazing Ricardo (2009) for Voice and Piano3 min.

Performed by Kate Lydic

Download PDF

Eliza: Lust (2009) for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano2 min.

Text by Sean Stewart

Performed by Elizabeth Keusch, soprano

Download PDF

Jean’s Song (2009) for Baritone and String Quartet4 min.

Performed by Karl Hinze (voice), Sarah Cicchetti (violin), Kelly Garvey (violin), Harun Rafi (viola), and Julia Hamilton (cello)

Why It Doesn’t Rain (2008) for Voice and Fixed Media5.5 min.
What Am I Good For? (2008) for Voice and Fixed Media5 min.
Yerma (2008) Three Songs for Voices, Guitar, and Piano
for Voices, Guitar, and Piano
3.5 min.

By Federico García Lorca, adapted and directed by Karl Hinze

A Name To Be Sung For All Time (2007) a One-Act Musical
for Voices and Piano
22 min.

Music and Lyrics by James d’Amico, Daniel Libatique, and Karl Hinze

  • Opening – Your Name Will Be Sung
  • Mycenae
  • Payback’s a Bitch
  • End of an Era
  • Traitors to the Throne
  • Stepfather and Mother
  • Final Retribution
  • Finale
I Will Bring You Here (2007) a One-Act Musical
for Voices and Piano
23 min.

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Karl Hinze

Funeral (2006) a 20-Minute Musical
for Voices and Piano
14 min.

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Karl Hinze