Choral Works

Alleluia: A Response (2013, revised 2016) for flute, violoncello, solo voice, congregation, bongo drums, mixed choir, and piano4:12 min.

Words: Traditional

Dedication: Written in tribute to Boston Strong

Alleluia! Christ Is Risen! (2009, revised 2015) for brass, percussion, mixed choir, and organ

Text: Traditional Easter collect

All My Heart This Night Rejoices (2008) for French horn and mixed choir

Words: Paul Gerhardt; English translation by Catherine Winkworth

Arise, Shine! (2002) for mixed choir and organ

Text: Isaiah 60:1 (in English); “Puer natus in Bethlehem” (in Latin)

Before Earth’s Beginning (2007) for flute, mixed choir with soli and descant, and harp or piano

Words: James W. Crawford. Words set with permission of author.

The Bells of Christmas (1992, revised 2012) for unaccompanied mixed choir with solo

Words: Nikolai Grundtvig; English translation by Charles Krauth.

Blessed Are the Dead (2016) for flute, French horn, violoncello, tenor solo, mixed choir, and organ

Text: Revelation 14:13 (NRSV), traditional

Choral Amen (2004, revised 2015) for unaccompanied mixed choir

Text: Traditional

Christ Has No Body But Yours (2017) for mixed choir and piano

Words: attributed to Teresa of Avila

Cradle Hymn (2005, revised 2012) for violoncello and mixed choir

Words: Isaac Watts

A Cry to Music (2009, revised 2009) for unaccompanied mixed choir

Words: John Masefield. Words set by permission of The Society of Authors.

The Day of New Beginnings (2005) for flute, mixed choir, and harp

Words: Brian Wren. Words set by permission of Hope Publishing Company.

The Day of New Beginnings (alt. ver.) (2005, revised 2010) for mixed choir and piano

Words: Brian Wren. Words set by permission of Hope Publishing Company.

Dedication Prayer (2007, revised 2014) for unaccompanied mixed choir

Words: W. H. H. Aitken

Discernment Prayer (2007) for unaccompanied mixed choir

Text: Prayer from New Guinea, source untraced

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

Words: Psalm 51:15 (KJV); Traditional, and Phillis Wheatley

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

Give Ear, O Lord (2009) for solo voice, mixed choir, and organ

Text: Psalm 86:6-7 (RSV)

Give Thanks for Life (2009) for mixed choir with descant and organ

Words: Shirley Erena Murray. Words set by permission of Hope Publishing Company.

Hark! A Thrilling Voice Is Sounding (2008, revised 2009) for mixed choir with descant and organ

Words: unknown; English translation by Edward Caswall.

Hearken, O Lord (alt. ver. of Give Ear, O Lord) (2009) for solo voice, mixed choir, and organ

Text: Psalm 86:6-7; English translation by Robert Alter. Translation set by permission of Georges Borchardt, Inc.

Hour of Banquet and Song (2003) for brass, mixed choir, and organ

Words: Horatius Bonar

How Firm a Foundation (2003, revsied 2009) for mixed choir with descant and alto solo and organ

Words: Richard Keen; Tune: LYONS (Michael Haydn)

How Great My Joy! (2010) for solo voice(s) and unaccompanied men's choir

Words: German, traditional; English translation by Theodore Baker, Hugh Keyte, and Andrew Parrott. Translation set by permission of Oxford University Press.

I Lift up My Eyes (2005) for unaccompanied mixed choir

Text: Psalm 121

In the Bleak Midwinter (1989) for mixed choir with alto solo and piano

Words: Christina Rossetti