February 14, 2020

The Valéncia Chorale, under the direction of Patrick O’Shea, will premiere two new choral arrangements on their April 16, 2020 concert: “Winona, People and Place” at the Chapel of Saint Mary of the Angels in Winona, Minnesota.  The community choir, formed in 2019, will...

June 14, 2019

Give a listen to “My Beloved Spake” on SoundCloud.  Recording just released from the April 2019 Spring Choirs Concert at Saint Mary’s University.  Saint Mary’s Chamber Singers with Patrick O’Shea conducting, Bacco Liu, violin, and Delano Kahlstorf, piano.  My Beloved S...

April 30, 2019

It was a great joy to receive two CDs from the Caritas Chamber Choir featuring works I’ve written for them: “A Prayer of St. Anselm” on A CARITAS COLLECTION 2017, and “Regina caeli” and “Song of the Sea” on A CARITAS COLLECTION, VOLUME TWO!

December 15, 2018

The Caritas Chamber Choir premiered “Gaudens gaudebo” in Lille Cathedral on Saturday, December 8th.  The chant setting of the Introit for the Feast of the Immacuate Conception was appropriately first performed on that exact feast in the glorious acoustic of the cathedr...

October 21, 2018

Just putting the finishing touches on “Gaudens gaudebo” for the Caritas Chamber Choir. This setting of the Introit for Mass on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the BVM will be premiered at the Lille Cathedral on the day of the feast (December 8th).  

September 29, 2018

Delighted to hear of the very successful premiere today of “Song of the Sea,” a setting of a Rilke poem in English translation, by the Caritas Chamber Choir in Ramsgate.  The same concert will be performed tomorrow, with a livestream available via the choir’s web site:...

August 8, 2018

So far in July and August there’s a new work for SATB piano and violin for a regional high school choir festival, an inauguration anthem for the new President of Saint Mary’s University, and the just completed (and somewhat messy) sketch for a work to be premiered by t...

April 18, 2018

It was a great day to visit Bethlehem Academy in Faribault, Minnesota!  I truly enjoyed working with Cassie Ricker’s choir on my arrangement of “She’s Like The Swallow” and on Stephen Paulus’ “The Road Home.”  Some truly fine young singers!

April 8, 2018

Live video recording of the Caritas Chamber Choir concert in Helsingborg today. Some great performances, including “Regina caeli” beginning at about 40:36. Marvelous! 

Caritas in Helsingborg   

March 30, 2018

Congratulations to the Choir of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in Winona on the first performance of my responsory, "A New Commandment."  The music was commissioned by Del Kahlstorf, music director, and is intended for use during the washing of the feet on Holy Thur...

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