Available Pieces

(Contact mark -dot- nowakowski at gmail dot com for prices and availability.)

Orchestral and Wind Ensemble Works

Dream of the Rood for orchestra (in progress, 2018).

Freedom Songs: for wind ensemble (2017)
(10′) Commissioned and premiered by the Ursinus
Wind Ensemble

Fragments: A concerto for violin and orchestra (2013.) (22′)
Composed for violinist Emily Peterson

Early Light for wind ensemble (2012). (10′)
Winner of the 2012 Walsum Award for excellence in composition.
Premiered 2012 by the University of Maryland Wind Orchestra.

O Pieknosci Niestworzona (O Beauty Uncreated) (2012)
Commissioned by the Mozart2003 Foundation for
the tenth anniversary of their summer festival.
For Choir and Chamber Orchestra (8′)

Symphony of Sacred Songs
For Orchestra, Chorus, and Soprano Soloist. (60′)

Storm Bells: A Concerto for Viola and Orchestra.
Premiered by Erik Peterson of the Voxare Quartet. (18′)

Ikona for Wind Ensemble – Premiered by Illinois State University, 2010. (10′)

Via Lucis for String Orchestra. (8′)
Winner of the Cleveland Chamber Symphony’s 2008 Young Composer Prize
(Premiered that same year.)

Maysong – A childrens piece commissioned
by the Canton Symphony Orchestra. Premiere Spring 2008.

My Judas Kiss for Wind Ensemble
Commissioned by the Illinois State University Wind
Symphony, Premiered April 2008.

Another Horizon for Wind Ensemble
Commissioned by the McHenry Wind Ensemble 2005.

Chamber, Solo, and Mixed Media

Bogurodzica – for cello duo and electronics (2018)
10′, composed for Marta Kotaszewska

Little Suite for two Guitars (2017) (7′)
Three movements.
Composed for and premiered by Duo 220.

Sub Tuum Praesidium (2017)
for baroque ensemble & three sopranos
(10′) premiered 2017 by Three Notch’d Road

O Dulcis electe (2017)
for Soprano/Countenor, baroque violin
and Viola da gamba.
Premiered 2017 by the Bach & Beethoven experience

Lament for Byzantium (2017)
(12′)for string quartet

Metanoia – for Violoncello Octet
World Premiere: October 22, 2015
Monteverdi Conservatory of Music, Bolzano, IT.
Click here for score and information page.

The 26: for Shakuhachi & String Quartet (2014/15) (15′)
World Premiere: Kyo-Shin-An Arts and the Voxare Quartet
NYC, March 2015

Lament: for solo clarinet. (5′) (2013)
Composed for Arianna Tieghi

O ausnijze ze mi, usnij (Lullaby: O Sleep for me, sleep.) (2012)
For string quartet (5′)
World premiere: Voxare Quartet, Crested Butte Music Festival

String Quartet No.1.
(18′.) For the Voxare Quartet, NYC. Premiered 2010. (2009/2010) (18′)
String Quartet No. 2 (’20.) Written for the Kronos Quartet. (2011) (20′)
Premiered July 22, 2011, Festival of Polish Music by
the Kronos Quartet, Szymanowski Concert Hall.
Trio for Violin, Clarinet and Piano

Trio No.1 — “Reaching” Written for the 2007 UNL
Chamber Music Institute.
Recorded 2017 by the Memphis Trio

Vavel Fanfare for Brass Quintet.
Premiered and recorded/released in 2010 by the
Cracow Brass Quintet

Trio No. 2 — For Horn, Violin, and Piano.
Commissioned by Kit Weber, premiered 3/21/10 at Detroit Orchestra Hall.

Proximities (Pn, 2 Alto Sax): Commissioned by Paul Nolen,
Premiered at the 2008 North American Saxophone Alliance

Whippersnapper For Saxophone Quartet

Quintet No. 1
For Cl/Pn/Vl/Va/Vc

Learning to Stand For the Mosaic Ensemble (2008) (Fl,Vc,Pn,Mar)

Learning to Stand (again.) For Cleveland’s Five-One
Ensemble. (Fl,Cl,2Vl,Va,Tb, 2Perc,Hp,Elec-Guitar,Pn.)

A Song For Lucy (Fl,Va,Sop,Perc.) Commissioned by the
Cleveland Museum of Natural History, 2008.

Blood, Forgotten. for Solo Violin and Multimedia.
(Also available on DVD for display and peformance.)

Juggernaut for Solo Marimba

Empty Spaces Prelude for Piano

Pinecones Prelude for Piano

The Otherland Project – CD Recording of mixed media.
(Winner of the 2002 ISU Arts Tech Annual Digital Audio prize.)

Faces for Saxophone Quartet

Choir and Mixed Voices

tu autem Domine – for SATB choir (2017/2018)
(‘7) World Premiere: Chaps Choir, Szczecin 2018

O Sacrum Convivium – for TTBB Men’s
chorus (2013.) (3′)

Dic Nobis, Maria – for SATB Chorus (2012.) (6′)

Blessed be God – For SATB Chorus (2011.)

Ave Maria – for SATB Chorus
Premiered August 2010 by the Choir of
the National Basilica in Washington, D.C.

Missa Brevis for St. Mary Magdalene
Premiered 6/26/10 at St. John Cantius Church
in Chicago, IL.

Kyrie (SSA) – Premiered by the University
of Wyoming Bel Canto Singers

Kraju Moj (SATB)

Snow (SSAA) – Premiered by the University of
Colorado Women’s Chorus


The Thomas Merton Songs – A Song Cycle for Soprano and Chamber Sextet.

Lullaby Bass/Baritone Voice and Piano

The Luminous Mysteries
A Song Cycle For Imelda Franklin Bogue’s The Life of Christ in Song Concert Series

Chesterton’s Carol (For Voice and Piano. On a Christmas poem by G.K Chesterton.)
Choral and string version premiered 2017 by Denver Metropolitan University Singers.