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”
I recently received two recordings in the mail that included my setting of Still, Still, Still. One is from the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir, Eric Stark directing. “Still” won their 2012 Christmas Carol Competition, and they were kind to include the piece on this recording. It’s a well-rounded recording with something for everyone. The choir hasContinue reading “Two new recordings!”
Happy new year to all! A little before Christmas, I got the wonderfully exciting news that Lee Dunleavy included my Still, Still, Still in the Christmas Eve service at All Saints’ Church, Northampton, UK! He is planning to record the piece with the Northampton Bach Choir in May 2014. Some readers may recall that Lee recently recordedContinue reading “UK Premiere!”
My “Still, Still, Still” is being performed in Capital University’s Christmas Festival this year, under the direction of Lynda Hasseler. I have heard wonderful things about this yearly tradition. There are four performances in Columbus, Ohio, on December 5–8; 7:30pm on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and 3:30pm on Sunday. Tickets are available for purchase here,Continue reading “Upcoming Performances!”
Composer Mary McDonald presented my “Still, Still, Still” at a reading session for Stanton’s Music. She has a bit of a sense of humor :-). You can watch her entertaining presentation here.
“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”