Commissioned Works

After Annunciation (2010, revised 2015) for voice and piano

Words: Madeleine L’Engle. Words set by permission of McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, soprano

After Annunciation (alt. ver.) (2015) for soprano and organ

Words: Madeleine L’Engle. Words set by permission of McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, soprano

Alleluia! (2019) for soprano and organ

Words: Traditional

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, Soprano

Alleluia – O virga mediatrix (2019) for soprano and organ

Words: Hildegard von Bingen (in English; translation from original text in Latin by Barbara Newman)

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, Soprano

Annunciation (2010, revised 2015) for voice and piano

Words: Madeleine L’Engle. Words set by permission of McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, soprano

Annunciation (alt. ver.) (2015) for soprano and organ

Words: Madeleine L’Engle. Words set by permission of McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, soprano

Ave Maria (2019) for soprano and organ

Words: Traditional (in Latin; based on Luke 1:28 and 1:42)

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, Soprano

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

work makes use of text and tune: Ner Lí; additional and principal text from poem, “The Coming of Light,” by Mark Strand

Commission: Commissioned by George Sargeant, Director of the A Cappella Singers

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

Dedication: for Willie Sordillo; written in honor of victims of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Louisiana

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

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

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

Commission: Commissioned by Sean O’Donnell

Improvisations on AMERICA, THE BEAUTIFUL (2019) for organ solo

TUNE: Samuel A. Ward

Dedication: for Jeffrey Mead

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, Soprano

Magnificat (2011, revised 2015) for congregation, two-part mixed choir, and organ

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

Dedication: In honor of Quinn G. Caldwell, former Associate Minister, Old South Church in Boston

Commission: Commissioned by Harry L. Huff, Minister of Music, Old South Church in Boston

Make Ye a Joyful Noise (2006, revised 2011) for brass, handbells, timpani, congregation, mixed choir, and piano

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

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

The Risk of Birth (2010) for voice and piano

Words: Madeleine L’Engle. Words set by permission of McIntosh & Otis, Inc.

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, soprano

Rondo à la Norske (2010, revised 2011) for viola and piano

Commission: Commissioned by Alvar W. Gustafson

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

Words and Tunes: English and German traditional

Commission: Commissioned by Adriana Repetto, soprano

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

Words: Bettina Blake. Words set with permission of author.

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