Composed by Peter Senchuk
(Scored for Alto flute soloist, 4 C Flutes [fl.1 doubles picc.], 2 Alto Flutes, Bass Flute, Contrabass Flute and optional Sub-Contrabass Flute. )
A jazz suite for alto flute and flute ensemble. Inspired by the Edward Hopper painting, and composed for Ali Ryerson and the Los Angeles Flute Orchestra. Nighthawks is a three movement suite consisting of:
- a brooding noir-style movement.
Two: Midnight Waltz
- a lively jazz waltz that creates a dialogue between the soloist and the ensemble.
Three: Crack of Dawn
- an up-tempo movement that features syncopated rhythms, and bustling with energy,