Available from Augsburg Fortress — See the score and listen to my newest anthem, We Trust in God Alone
Now available from OCP Publishing: Veni, Sancte Spiritus and In Your Mercy, Lord.
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.
Just Released —
My choral hymn-anthem, We Trust in God Alone, has just been released by Augsburg Fortress publishing (Lutheran). This is a setting of a text by contemporary Canadian poet, James Macdonnell. It is scored for SATB choir with descant, congregation, organ and piano. Listen and purchase here.
• 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. (Recording coming soon!)
Many uses for these songs throughout the year!
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!"
Click on the image to hear the recording, preview the music and order it for your choral group!
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October 26 - Benefit Concert at Special Treats, Chapel Hill, NC — My friends Patty & Mark Parrish and I played for an art showing to benefit artists with disabilities. Artwork is regularly displayed with selections rotating. Check out the wonderful chocolate at the store when you're in the area. Like the artwork, the food items are made by persons or companies employing persons with disabilities throughout the U.S.A.
June 12-16 - Composer Symposium sponsored by the Joseph Martin Foundation & Pinelake Music, Atlanta, GA — My annual time to reconnect with fellow composers and hone my craft. This year, I was honored with a Publisher Award from Shawnee Press!