Sonata (2009), 4 minute work for piano

Mechanical Fantasy (2009), for orchestra. Approximately 4 minutes. Premiered Fall 2009 by the Yakima Symphony Chamber Orchestra, and conducted by Kiki Kilburn during the Seasons Festival.

The Happiest Day (2009), art song for voice and piano. Text by Edgar Allan Poe.

Secrets (2010), art song for voice and piano. Text by Lola Ridge.

Chiaroscuro (2010), for orchestra. Approximately 4 1/2 minutes. Premiered Fall 2010 by the Yakima Symphony Chamber Orchestra, and conducted by Vanja Ljubibratic during The Seasons Festival.

Barcarolle (2010), for string quartet. Premiered Fall 2010 by the Seasons String Quartet.

In Memory Of Anyone Unknown To Me (2010), for voice and piano. Text by Elizabeth Jennings.

Personae (2010), for voice and piano. Text by Sharon Cumberland. Premiered Fall 2010 by Gilda Lyons and Robert Frankeberry at the Seasons Festival.

Minuet and Larghetto (2011), for orchestra. Approximately 5 minutes. Premiered Fall 2011 by the Yakima Symphony Chamber Orchestra, and conducted by John Goertzen during The Seasons Festival.

Hypocrisy (2011), for solo piano. Premiered in Fall 2011 for the Seasons Festival by Robert Frankenberry. Approximately 7 1/2 minutes.

Balloon Girl (2011), film score, directed by Phillip Maniaci.

For A Strange Night (2011), for mixed chamber ensemble. Recorded in December 2011, and conducted by David Del Tredici.

Sandwiched Tonality (2012), for Oboe, Alto Saxophone, and Double Bass. Written as a short composition project in Theory 4.

Opportunity Knocks (2012), film score, directed by Chris Conaway

A Brief Awakening (2012), for solo piano, recorded at the City College of New York, performed by Ha-Yoen Jang.

Sinfonia For Six Strings (2013), for solo acoustic guitar, played by the composer, produced by Jonathan Gordon.

Unspoken Expectations (2013) Music, lyrics, and arrangement by Michael Laster. Vocals performed by Taylor Bradshaw. Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Taylor Bradshaw at the Sonic Arts Center, New York, NY.  More info can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/michael-laster-1/unspoken-expectations

This Machine (2014) Music, lyrics, arrangement, and lead vocals by Michael Laster. Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Taylor Bradshaw at the Sonic Arts Center, New York, NY.  More info can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/michael-laster-1/this-machine

Physical Dream (2014) Music, lyrics, arrangement by Michael Laster. Lead vocals performed by Kolson Pickard. Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Taylor Bradshaw at the Sonic Arts Center, New York, NY.  More info can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/michael-laster-1/physical-dream

Stories (2015) Music, lyrics, arrangement by Michael Laster. Lead vocals performed by Taylor Bradshaw and Michael Laster. Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Taylor Bradshaw at the Sonic Arts Center, New York, NY.  More info can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/michael-laster-1/stories

Vulture Street (2015)  Music, lyrics, arrangement by Michael Laster. Lead vocals performed by Michael Laster. Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Taylor Bradshaw at the Sonic Arts Center, New York, NY.  More info can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/michael-laster-1/vulture-street

Snerg Dergus (2016) Music, lyrics, arrangement by Michael Laster. Lead vocals performed by Michael Laster and Kolson Pickard. Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Taylor Bradshaw at the Sonic Arts Center, New York, NY.  More info can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/michael-laster-1/snerg-dergus

Graffiti For Idealists (2016) for string quartet. Premiered Summer 2016 by the Aurelius String Quartet at the Wintergreen Performing Arts Festival. More info can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/michael-laster-1/graffiti-for-idealists

Sherlock Jr. (2016) Film score, four minutes, directed and starring Buster Keaton. Written in collaboration with 10 other composers. Each composer scored a different four minutes of the film. Premiered by Erin Freeman at the Wintergreen Performing Arts Festival.

Violin Suite (2016) For violin and piano. Recorded by Shannon Leigh Steigerwald and Thomas Steigerwald. More information can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/michael-laster-1/sets/monadnock-suite


Fear The Other (2017) Music, lyrics, arrangement by Michael Laster. Lead vocals performed by Elijah Sokolow. Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Taylor Bradshaw and Michael Laster.  More info can be found at: https://soundcloud.com/michael-laster-1/fear-the-other


Piano Sonata (2017) For piano. In progress.

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