New Release!

 

Laudamus Te is a  delightfully fun and easy a cappella piece, especially for smaller choirs. A song of joyful praise in a classic style! Published by Gentry Publications.


New Release from Paraclete Press!

 

Alleluia in 5/4 is full of rhythmic energy and quotes portions of the beloved hymn tune "Lasst Uns Erfreuen."


From Hope Publishing! Prepare the Way for SATB choir and piano with optional “soulful” soloist and finger-snaps—in a gospel style your choir will thoroughly enjoy! A Hope Publishing best-seller!


New Recording!

In Your Mercy, Lord - available at OCP Publications


Available from Augsburg Fortress — See the score and listen to  We Trust in God Alone 




Now Available in Large-Print Edition!

Psalm 118: Alleluia, This Is the Day! was one of three selected titles for the NPM Children's Choir Festival in St. Louis, MO and was also performed in the Southwestern Division Conference of ACDA.



Singing at the Durham Art Walk.
Singing at the Durham Art Walk.

Current & Upcoming

 

Featured Publications

Laudamus Te - was just released by Gentry Publications. This is a joyful piece in a classic style which will delight your school or church choirs. SAB, easy a cappella with just a few Latin phrases. This is a piece is a breeze to learn, and your choirs will sound great! Performance recording available here.

 

Alleluia in 5/4 - published by Paraclete Press, this is for more advanced choirs. This unique piece begins and ends with rhythmic energy and overlapping syllabic contours. The middle section incorporates excerpts of the hymn tune Lasst Uns Erfreuen passing through different voices in a creative way, modulating to a grand ending. Listen to a demo here.

 

Prepare the Way (an exciting Advent choral piece) in the 2018 Fall release of Hope Publishing Company. In a gospel style with lots of sung dialog between voices, light percussion and a delightful piano part! This is a Hope Publishing best-seller piece!

 

My choral hymn-anthem, We Trust in God Alone, has recently been released by Augsburg Fortress publishing (Lutheran). A setting of text by contemporary Canadian poet, James Macdonnell, it is scored for SATB choir, organ and/or piano, with optional congregation in unison. Listen and purchase here.

 

Veni, Sancte Spiritus  and In Your Mercy, Lord are both now available to order from  OCP (one of the largest publishers of liturgical music in the world).

• With claves, congas and very accessible a cappella SAB choir parts, Veni, Sancte Spiritus hits the mark when it comes to spirited and high-energy choral anthems.

• A tender song which reminds us of God's love for us, In Your Mercy, Lord  is scored for piano and guitar with flute obligato. SATB refrain with descant is lush but simple, and verses are SA. 

Many uses for these songs throughout the year!

 

Recent Publication —  Psalm 118: Alleluia, This Is the Day!  is available from MorningStar Music Publishers.

From the publisher: "This anthem is fitting for almost any worship occasion, particularly throughout the Easter season. In a responsorial format, the refrain of "Alleluias" will quickly get in your ear and rouse the voices of your congregation to sound forth a stream of Alleluias!"

 

 

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Recent

June, 2019 - Composer Symposium - I shared works with fellow composers and top artists in the publishing industry. 

 

April 14, 2019 - Festival of Legends —   Festive and wonderfully fun! At the Optimist Farm at 2908 Optimist Farm Road in Apex, NC.

 

May 26, 2019 - C3 String Quartet Concert - My piece Theme & Variations on "Simple Gifts"  was premiered by Vida Strings.

 

April 27, 2019 - Western Wake Farmers' Market — Fresh fruits, fresh vegetables, and fresh morning air while shopping to the sounds of my music. At 280 Town Hall Drive in Morrisville, NC.

 

Jan. 26, 2019 - C3 Salon (house concert) —  Featuring original works for solo voice with chamber choir, chime, piano, and oboe.

 

Jan. 6, 2019 - Songwriter Bonanza at The Pit, Chapel Hill —  30 musicians, 4 stages. A celebration of NC songwriters.