Commissions (selected)

After Annunciation for soprano and organ (2015) 

Words: Madeleine L’Engle 

Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, Soprano for the Feast of the Annunciation, 2015 

Premiered in March 2015 in Bautzen, Germany by Adriana Repetto, soprano and Michael Vetter, organ 

America the Beautiful: Theme and Variations for organ solo (2018) – ARRANGEMENT 

Tune: Samuel A. Ward

Commissioned by Adriana Repetto 

Premiered in August 2018 in Bautzen, Germany by Jeffrey Mead, organ 

Annunciation for soprano and organ (2015) 

Words: Madeleine L’Engle 

Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, Soprano for the Feast of the Annunciation, 2015 

Premiered in March 2015 in Bautzen, Germany by Adriana Repetto, soprano and Michael Vetter, organ 

Called to Walk with Sister, Brother: A Hymn for congregation and piano and/or organ (2016) 

Words by the composer 

Commissioned by Reverend June Cooper, Executive Director of City Mission, for its 200th anniversary 

Premiered in October 2016 at Old South Church in Boston (Boston, MA) 

The Coming of Light for violin, women’s chorus, and piano (2016) 

Tune: Traditional (Ner lí) 

Words: Traditional (Ner lí) and Mark Strand (poem: “The Coming of Light”)

Commissioned by George Sargeant, Director of the A Cappella Singers

Premiered in December 2016 at the Fisk Memorial Methodist Church (Natick, MA) 

For the Cool of the Day for alto saxophone and piano (2014) 

Commissioned by Deb Washington on behalf of Old South Church in Boston

Recorded by Willie Sordillo, alto saxophone, and Erik Gustafson, piano

in February 2014 in the Gordon Chapel of Old South Church in Boston 

For the Morning for tenor solo, mixed choir, and organ (2014) 

Words: Psalm 51:15 (KJV) and Phillis Wheatley

Commissioned by George Sargeant, Associate Organist and Choirmaster of Old South Church in Boston 

Premiered in May 2014 at Old South Church in Boston 

Granogue: Variations on a Theme for organ solo (2009) 

Commissioned by Sean O’Donnell for the 90th birthday of Irénée du Pont Jr.

Recorded by Harry Huff and George Sargeant, organists at Old South Church in Boston 

Magnificat for congregation, two-part mixed choir, and organ (2011)

Text: Luke 1:46b-55 (KJV)

Commissioned by Harry Huff, Minister of Music, Old South Church in Boston, for the Farewell Sunday of Quinn Caldwell, Associate Minister of Old South Church in Boston 

Premiered in January 2012 at Old South Church in Boston 

Make Ye a Joyful Noise for brass, handbells, timpani, congregation, mixed choir, and piano (2006) 

Tune: OLD HUNDREDTH 

Text: Psalm 100, as included in The Bay Psalm Book (1640) 

Commissioned by Brian Jones, Interim Director of Music, Old South Church in Boston 

Premiered in November 2006 at the Old South Meeting House (Boston, MA) 

This is the truth sent from above for soprano and violoncello (2010) – ARRANGEMENT

Tunes: Traditional, English and German

Words: Traditional, English (“The truth sent from above”) and German (“Maria durch ein Dornwald ging”) 

Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, Soprano 

Premiered in November 2010 at the Taylor House (Jamaica Plain, MA) by Adriana Repetto, soprano and Sam Ou, violoncello 

Included on Sam Ou’s CD album: With String and Pipe (2012) 

You Are the Promise of Tomorrow: A Hymn for congregation and organ (2010) 

Words: Bettina Blake

Tune: OLD SOUTH GARDEN (by the composer) 

Commissioned by Diane Gaucher, on behalf of Old South Church in Boston

Premiered in January 2011 at Old South Church in Boston, as a baptismal hymn