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Current Projects

WORKS COMPLETED in 2019 INCLUDE:

Alleluia! O virga mediatrix for soprano and organ (Words: Hildegard von Bingen (in English; translation from original text in Latin by Barbara Newman)) — COMMISSION

Alleluia! for soprano and organ (Words: Traditional) — COMMISSION

Ave Maria for soprano and organ (Words: Traditional (in Latin; based on Luke 1:28 and 1:42)) — COMMISSION

Lead Us With Love for alto saxophone and mixed choir (Words by the composer)

Improvisations on AMERICA, THE BEAUTIFUL for organ solo (ARRANGEMENT–TUNE: Samuel A. Ward) — COMMISSION

Circle of Life: A Hymn for the Earth for congregation and piano (Words by the composer)

Precious Lord/Everlasting Arms for alto saxophone, double bass, solo voice(s), congregation, mixed choir, and piano (ARRANGEMENT–WORDS: Thomas Dorsey and E. A. Hoffman and TUNES: Thomas Dorsey and A. J. Showalter)

When Words Fail Me: A Prayer without Words for violoncello and piano

WORKS IN PROGRESS in 2019 INCLUDE:

His Eye Is on the Sparrow for piano solo (ARRANGEMENT–TUNE: Charles H. Gabriel)

Crossing the Bar for voice and piano (Words: Alfred, Lord Tennyson)

If I Could Stop… for soprano, mezzo soprano, and piano (Words: Emily Dickinson)

Come unto Me for voice and organ (Text: Matthew 11:28-29 (KJV))

A Loving Duet for flute and piano

“Number 522” for alto saxophone and piano (LEAD SHEET completed)

Ebony and Ivory (All Keys Matter) for piano solo

Just Passing Through: A Quartet on Borrowed Time for violin, viola, violoncello, and piano