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.


New Work for soprano, flute, clarinet, violin, and percussion (In Progress)

To be premiered by Tak Ensemble

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

To be premiered by Zeitgeist Ensemble

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

To be premiered by Strains Ensemble w/ AZ and guest artists TBA

Another Tiny Universe for Neil for piano and tape (In Progress)

To be premiered by Nanyi Neil Qiang

Dyscosmesthesia for Clarinet, Recorder, 2 Saxophones, Trumpet, 2 Cellos, Drum Kit & Electronics (2018)

To be premiered by Realtree and friends.

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)

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.

Score (Front Matter)

Score (Pages)

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.