Date of Award

Fall 1-6-2022

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Dr. Shafer Mahoney

Second Advisor

Dr. Philip Ewell

Academic Program Adviser

Dr. Philip Ewell


Inspired by Madeline Miller’s novel The Song of Achilles (2012), To Launch a Thousand Ships is a four-movement orchestral piece that depicts the story of Achilles and the Trojan War.

Included in

Composition Commons



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