Works LISt

In reverse chronological order. Feel free to contact me with any requests for scores or inquiries about performances.  adamzahller at gmail dot com.

Ceaseless Wonder for Sopranino, Soprano, and Alto Saxophones (2019)

To be premiered by Jeffery Kyle Hutchins and friends sometime in 2019

HTHT for improvising ensemble (2019)

Premiered by Will Lang, Carley Olson-Kokal, Jake Baldwin, Noah-Ophoven Baldwin, Joey Crane, Elektra Wrenholt, Michelle Kinney, Patrick Marshke, Cole Pulice, and AZ, 1 July 2019 at Icehouse MPLS

FOAM II for bass trumpet in E-flat (2019)

Currently awaiting premiere.

What Comes to Meet One Tree for cornet and loop pedal (2019)

Premiered by Noah-Ophoven Baldwin, 1 July 2019 at Icehouse MPLs

FOAM for bass trumpet in B-flat (2018)

Currently awaiting premiere.

Another Tiny Universe for Neil for piano and tapes (2018)

To be premiered by Nanyi Neil Qiang

Three Pieces for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, and percussion (2018)

Premiered by Tak Ensemble, 23-24 February 2019 at Studio Z, St. Paul MN.


Twitgod's Timebortion for Bass Clarinet, Piano, Two Percussionists, and Tapes (2018)

To be premiered by Zeitgeist Ensemble, 17-19 May 2019 at Studio Z, St. Paul MN.

Monument to the Bravery of Chelsea Manning for improvising ensemble (2018)

Premiered by Strains Ensemble w/ AZ, Noah-Ophoven Baldwin, Michelle Kinney at Studio Z 2 November & Antonello Hall 3 November 2018

Dyscosmesthesia/Cosmopoeiophobia for Clarinet, Recorder, 2 Saxophones, Trumpet, 2 Cellos, Drum Kit & Electronics, Electric Guitar, and Stand-up Comic (2018)

Premiered by Realtree w/ Joey Crane, Cole Pulice, and Elektra Wrenholt, 1 July 2019 at Icehouse, MPLS

Timebot Twitgod for Alto Saxophone and Electronics (2017)

For Jeffrey Kyle Hutchins. To be premiered 2 March 2018 at Studio Z, St. Paul MN.


Double Trio for Trumpet, Cornet, 2 Upright Basses, and 2 Drum Kits (2017)

Currently awaiting premiere

History in Miniature for Two Percussionists (2017)

Currently awaiting premiere

The Mat-Maker for Solo Trombone (2016, rev. 2018)

Duration: at least 20 min [unlimited]

Mvt. I premiered by Will Lang, 21 May 2016, (con)temporary (in)sights, Spectrum NYC

Folgian for Violin Duo (2016)

Duration: 1 minute

Premiered by Duo Gelland, 3 April 2016, Grace University Lutheran Church, MPLS


Rillwands for 3 percussionists, synthesizer, baritone sax, and any number of vocalists (2015)

Duration: 55 minutes

Premiered by Six Families, 8 February 2016, Icehouse MPLS


Rahab's Herbarium for 1 to 7 Trumpet(s) and Electronics (2015)

Duration: at least 8 minutes

Premiered by Andy Kozar, 21 January 2016, Spectrum NYC


La Carne Ayre for 4 Sopranos (2015)

Verse 1 premiered by Artemis, 24 July 2015, Jazz Central Studios, MPLS

Piss Lasso for Ensemble [2 trumpets, trombone, 2 saxes, bass clarinet [or cello], 2 drummers, piano, elec. bass] (2015)

Duration: 1 hour +

Premiered by 6 Families, 24 July 2015, Jazz Central Studios, MPLS

Orchidwasp for Solo Piano (2015)

Duration: 7 min.

Currently awaiting premiere.


Ledascape for Bass Clarinet, Flugelhorn, Trombone, and Baritone Voice (2014)

Duration: 9 min. 

Text by Andrés González

Premiered by Loadbang, 11 May 2015, Opera America Center, New York NY.


Further Incidents for Improvising Percussionist, Fixed Media, & Opt. Addl. Performers (2014)

Duration: 17 min.

Premiered by 6 Families, 21 February 2015, Open Eye Figure Theater, Minneapolis MN.

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Umbra II for Two Trumpets (2014)

Duration: 12 min.

Premiered by 6 Families, 21 February 2015, Open Eye Figure Theater, Minneapolis MN.


Incidents for Percussion and Fixed Media (2014)

Duration: 17 min.

Currently awaiting premiere.

Chymicall for Toy Piano (2014)

Duration: 1 min.

Premiered by Mark Robson, 6 April 2014, Brand Library, Glendale CA.


Difficult Ferns for Violin Duo (2014)

Duration: 14 min.

Premiered by Duo Gelland, 8 October 2014, Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln NE.


Daimoniogrammes for Soprano, Narrator, and Fixed Media (2013)

Duration: at least 7.5 min. [unlimited]

Premiered by 6 Families, 21 February 2015, Open Eye Figure Theater, Minneapolis MN.


La Matrice Dentée for Solo Piano (2013)

Duration: 27 min. 

Currently awaiting premiere.


Quod Umbra Est for Solo Bb Trumpet (2012)

Duration: 11 min.

Premiered by Noah Ophoven-Baldwin, 9 April 2013, Ted Mann Concert Hall, Minneapolis MN.


No Quiet Place for String Quartet (2010)

Duration: 16.5 min. 

Premiered by Eclipse Quartet, 8 December 2011, The Armory, Pasadena CA.

Cinderblock and Empty Sky for Solo Piano (2009)

Duration: 7.5 min.

Premiered by Daniela Mineva, 10 March 2010, Salmon Recital Hall, Chapman University, Orange CA.