Works for Choir

Calling – SSAATTBB, 7'

A wordless piece, exploring how we call to each other across distances and up close; and how the inherent overtones of our vowels and voices may also be calling us to awakenment. more info

Shakespeare's Love – SSAATTBB, 15'

Lines from Shakespeare’s plays about love, set with vocal writing often meant to suggest the constant ringing or droning of wind chimes. more info

Lux – SATB, piano, 15'

Minimalist settings created through manipulations of traditional Gregorian chants. Also available for unaccompanied SSAATTBB choir.

  1. Veni Creator Spiritus (2013)
  2. Lux Aeterna (2012)
  3. Alleluia (2012)
more info

Three Psalms – SATB, 11'

Two of these were originally composed for church choirs. The first and third are fun and upbeat, the second is simple and meditative.

  1. Psalm 95 (2006)
  2. Psalm 119 [in progress]
  3. Psalm 146 (2010)
more info

Mantras: Songs from Naomi – SSSSAA, 9'

A collection of poems from Naomi C. Rose; taken from her children’s books on Tibetan themes. A Buddhist mantra is woven throughout each piece. more info

Breath – SSAATTBB, 15'

A challenging 15-minute unaccompanied work on the poem “Breath” from Pulitzer laureate, Philip Levine. Commissioned and recorded by The Crossing. more info

Pied Beauty – SATB, 3'

A simple choral setting of Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poem of the same name. more info

Make We Merry – SATB, 4'

A playful Christmas madrigal, borrowing plainchant and typical Renaissance rhythm and harmony. more info