Journey Down the Venus Fly Trap
for string quartet 2015
In two movements, depicting the end of a fly's life as it is captured, eaten, panics, and is digested by the Venus Fly Trap. The piece is 10 minutes in length and combines very gestural and challenging motives for the four string players. The piece is dedicated to the "Mivos String Quartet" who first played the piece during their Western Michigan University residency.