New Choral Titles and Recordings

Over the past year and a half, I’ve contributed some new compositions and arrangements that have been published and recorded by The Wilds. While I’m not actively writing much music during this season of life, I’m glad that these pieces have found a publishing home and have enhanced the recordings listed below. Choral Anthems TheContinue reading “New Choral Titles and Recordings”

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Go Up!

Go up to a high mountain and shout aloud the good news! Lift up your voices with strength and do not fear, O heralds of the good news! Introducing a new general anthem for 2016! Go Up! is a scripture song with some refreshing musical ideas. When the folks at Alfred/Jubilate first asked for a ScriptureContinue reading “Go Up!”

new anthems for Easter

Two new Easter anthems to tell you about! Consider these choral anthems for Easter and Holy Week. First, The Bitter Cup (SoundForth/Lorenz – click to listen) is a beautiful, somber anthem with a text by Duane Nichols that explores the breadth of emotions experienced by Christ and his followers as Christ drank the bitter cup of God’s wrath,Continue reading “new anthems for Easter”

Just in time for Christmas!

Just in time for Christmas, my new arrangement of “Sleep, Jesus, Sleep” is now available through Heart Publications! This tender Christmas lullaby is a beautiful addition to your church’s Christmas repertoire. The simple SATB voicing can be learned quickly, and the included parts for violin, bass, and guitar/harp add layers and depth to the pianoContinue reading “Just in time for Christmas!”

Benediction of Hope

Great news! I got a call from Joseph Martin this week: Hal Leonard is publishing my Benediction of Hope! It’s being published in their Brookfield Press line, which is (I believe) marketed to both church and school choirs.This Benediction is my personal favorite among the things I’ve written thus far, so I’m especially excited toContinue reading “Benediction of Hope”

two new publications and a trip to ACDA

I’m excited to have two arrangements coming out in the upcoming choral season. First, SoundForth/Lorenz is publishing “Grace Alone,” my simple arrangement of the song by Scott Wesley Brown and Jeff Nelson. This arrangement was slated to come out last season but was held up due to licensing. Here’s hoping it makes this season asContinue reading “two new publications and a trip to ACDA”

New piano solo: Come Thou, Almighty King

My first published piano solo, “Come Thou, Almighty King,” is in this new collection from SoundForth, All Praise and Glory. The collection was complied by Molly Ijames, and it has been named an Editors’ Choice collection by J.W. Pepper. That retailer describes this collection as a “fresh compilation . . . that you’ll want toContinue reading “New piano solo: Come Thou, Almighty King”

Still, Still, Still

“Still, Still, Still” is receiving strong praise from many conductors and is selling well. Have you looked and listened yet? Rivertree Singers has begun rehearsals for our concerts this Christmas season, and we are including this piece on those programs. The choir interprets it beautifully–stay tuned for performance dates and venues. You can buy copiesContinue reading “Still, Still, Still”