Choral and Liturgical Music

Choral Music:

Nunc dimittis, for unaccompanied SATB choir (1981)(in English)(1:30)

Magnificat, for SATB choir, harp & organ (1999)(in English)

Two above choral works first performed 1 June 1999 by Vox Æterna, dir. Scott Atwood, Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Charleston, South Carolina, Piccolo Spoleto Festival of the Arts

Living Stones, anthem for SATB choir & orchestra (or organ) (2000)(6:45)

Commissioned by the Basilica of St Josaphat, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in commemoration of their centennial. First performance 17 November 2001 by the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra & Chorus. Performed again by the 13 October 2002. First performance of organ version at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Easter Sunday 2002.

Instrumentation: 3.3.3.3; 4.3.3.1; timp, 3 perc. hp, strings

Psalm 98, festive anthem for trumpet, organ & SATB chorus (2002)

First performance 8 June 2003 at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, by the First Baptist Church Choir, Timothy Tikker, conductor, Deborah Friauff, organist, Michael McMinn, trumpet.

Psalm 121: Levavi Oculos, anthem for SATB choir and organ (2016)

Commissioned by Julia Harlow, Music Director and Organist at Second Presbyterian Church, Charleston, South Carolina, Text in English (Book of Common Prayer).

Liturgical Music:

Mixolydian Communion Service (AKA Westminster Communion Service)(1993-1994), for unison congregation and accompaniment (2:10):

I. Kyrie
II. Sanctus
III. Memorial Acclamation
IV. Great Amen
V. Agnus Dei

First performance: Westminster Presbyterian Church, Eugene, OR, Easter Sunday 1994

Rejoicing in Hope, hymn for congregation, choir, organ & brass (1999)(5:20)
Commissioned by the Catholic Diocese of Charleston for the ordination of Bishop Robert J. Baker, 29 September 1999; first performance on that occasion; second performance at Piccolo Spoleto Festival of Churches, June 2000

Works written for and performed in liturgies at the Cathedral of St John the Baptist, Charleston, SC:

Beach Spring: 4 hymn verses for brass, organ, congregation (1996-97)

Let My Tongue Be Silent, Response for Gelineau’s setting of Psalm 137 (1997)

Psalm 34 (Gelineau style) (1997)

Hosanna, for congregation, cantors, and accompaniment (1999)(duration variable)

Light of Christ, ostinato response for congregation, cantor (1999)(duration variable)

Magnificat Quinti Toni, for SATB chorus & handbells (1999)

Hosanna, for congregation, cantors, and accompaniment (2001)(duration variable)
First performance at First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo, Michigan, Palm Sunday 2001