[choral music...]

 

Blackbird Etude (2015) SATB chorus 
                                                            text by A. E. Stallings
Commissioned by Lesley Leighton, premiered by the Los Angeles Master Choral Chamber Singers at Walt Disney Concert Hall, 5.1.15.

Invitation to Love (2015) SAB chorus a cappella
                                                            text by Paul Laurence Dunbar
Premiered in Jamaica 2.14.15.

Pacem (2014) SATB chorus and piano
                                                            text adapted from Latin Dona Nobis Pacem
Commissioned and premiered by the Pasadena Master Chorale in Altadena, CA in March of 2014.

Another Lullaby for Insomniacs (2012) SATB chorus and piano
                                                            text by A. E. Stallings
Premiered by the Antioch Chamber Ensemble in New York, NY 3/30/12.

She Walks in Beauty (2012) SSATB a cappella chorus
                                                            text by Lord Byron
Premiered by the Horizon Chamber Choir in Los Angeles, CA 3/23/12.

Sublunary (2010) SSATB a cappella chorus
                                                           text by A. E. Stallings
Commissioned by C4: The Choral Composer/Conductor Collective, with the assistance of the David and Minnie Berk Foundation and the Yale School of Music alumniVentures Fund; to be premiered in NYC March 3, 2010, with a repeat performance on March 5, 2010.

Sole watchman of the flying stars
(2010) double chorus (SMATRB, SATB) a cappella
                                                           text by John Berryman (1914-1972)
2010 VocalEssence Essentially Choral Commission; Premiered by VocalEssence & Philip Brunelle Novemeber 23, 2010 at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis
                                                     

Table Grace (2010) Unison, SSAATTBB a cappella chorus and/or Organ
                                                           text by Garrison Keillor
2010 VocalEssence Essentially Choral Commission; Premiered by VocalEssence & Philip Brunelle Novemeber 23, 2010 at Orchestra Hall in Minneapolis
                                        

Sitivit Anima Mea (2010) Unison and SSATB a cappella chorus; Psalm 62 and antiphon


Poortraits of Presidents (2009) men's chorus and jazz combo; musical settings of quotes from Presidents Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama.

Commissioned by Director Chris Eanes for the USC Apollo Men's Choir, and premiered in April of 2009.

 

O magnum mysterium (2008) SATB a cappella chorus

To be premiered by the De Angelis Vocal Ensemble and director Matthew Gray on December 5, 2010 at the Mission Basilica in San Juan Capistrano, CA.

 

O Ecclesia  (2008) SATB a cappella chorus

                                                           text by Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179) 

Premiered by the Young New Yorkers' Chorus under the direction of Michael Kerschner on June 7, 2008 in New York.

 

(though love be a day) (2007) SSAATTBB a cappella chorus

                                                            text by e. e. cummings (1894-1962)

First reading in April of 2009 by VocalEssence as part of their 2009 Essentially Choral Program.

 

Sweet Was the Song  (2007) SATB chorus and celesta

                                                            text from 16th century carol (Anonymous)

Winner of 10th Annual VocalEssence Welcome Christmas! Composition Contest;                                              Premiered by VocalEssence under the direction of Philip Brunelle on December 1, 2007 in Minneapolis, MN.                    

 

Daybreak* (2007) 4' for SATB a cappella chorus

                                                            text by John Donne (1572-1631)

 

The night has a thousand eyes  (2006) 4'40" for SATB a cappella chorus 

                                                            text by Francis William Bourdillon (1852-1921)

 

A Red, Red Rose (2005) 4' for SATB a cappella chorus

                                                           text by Robert Burns (1759-1796)

Published by Santa Barbara Music.  Click here to order (it's the first piece on the list).
 

it may not always be so... (2005) 3'40" for SATB a cappella chorus

                                                           text by e. e. cummings (1894-1962)
 

 What Follows (2003) 5' for SSAATTBB a cappella chorus 

                                                            text by Devon Glenn (b. 25 years ago)

 

Descent (2000) 5' for SSSAAATTTBBB a cappella chorus

                                                            text by William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)



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