Chicken and Grits (2015), for Jazz band (9:00)
Score (PDF) | Video (YouTube)

Alan Weinstein, electric cello
Annie Stevens, marimba
Virginia Tech Jazz Ensemble
Jason Crafton, director

Commencement Address (2014), for double brass quintet (5:15)
Score (PDF)

Virginia Tech Brass Ensemble
Jay Crone, director

Il Prete Rosso (2014), for amplified violin, motion sensor, and interactive computer music (6:05)
Score (PDF) | Video (YouTube)

Sarah Plum, violin
Charles Nichols, computer

At the Boundary (2014), for string quartet and interactive computer music (10:50)
Score (PDF)

Third Angle String Quartet:
Ron Blessinger, violin
Peter Frajola, violin
Charles Noble, viola
Marilyn DeOliveira, cello
Charles Nichols, computer

This Edge (2013), for computer music and processed video (5:00)
Video (YouTube)

Joan Grossman, video

Nicolo, Jimi, and John (2011, 2012, 2013), for amplified viola, interactive computer music, and orchestra
Score (PDF)

Brett Deubner, viola
Missoula Symphony Orchestra
Darko Butorac, conductor
Charles Nichols, computer

Sound of Rivers: Stone Drum (2013), for computer music, sonified data, and electric violin, accompanying narrated poetry, dance, animation, and processed video (5:00)
Fixed Media Video (YouTube) | Live Performance Video (YouTube)

Amber Bushnell, animation and video processing
Mark Gibbons, narrator (fixed media)
Allison Herther, dance
Stephen Kalm, narrator (live performance)
Charles Nichols, electric violin

Unimagined Bridges (2011), for band, choir, handbells, and interactive computer music
Score (PDF) | Video (YouTube)

Blacksburg High School Band
Darrell Pearman, director
Blacksburg Middle School Choir
Charlotte McKee, director
Charles Nichols, computer

Playground (2009), for computer music and computer animation
Video (YouTube)

Amber Bushnell and Charles Raffety, video