COMPOSITIONS FOR MEN'S VOICES

Many-Splendored Thing (2015) - TB, piano
from The Longest Nights

 

Kin (2015)
TB, piano
Commissioned by The Apollo Club for the Apollo Male Chorus, Dr. Sean Vogt, conductor

 

Original Harmony (2014)
TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the Singing Statesmen at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Gary Schwartzhoff, conductor
Published by Colla Voce

 

Mad (2014)
TB, piano
Commissioned by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota (ACDA-MN) for the 2014 State 7-8 Boys’ Honor Choir, Andrew Last, guest conductor

 

Rough Beast (2013)
TTBB, opt. percussion (bongos, 3 concert toms, concert bass drum)
Commissioned by the Miami University Men's Glee Club, Jeremy D. Jones, conductor

 

Little Blades of Grass (2013) - TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the Lipscomb University Men's Choral Festival, Dr. Gary P. Wilson, conductor

 

We Made a Grave For Him (2013) - TTBB a cappella
Commissioned for BealeCanto of Rhodes College, Dr. William Skoog, artistic director

 

Salve Regina (2013) - TTBB double choir a cappella
Commissioned by the Univ. of Notre Dame's DeBartolo Performing Arts Center
Published by Graphite Publishing

 

Empty (2012) - TB, piano and optional djembe
Written for 2012-2013 Young Men's Commissioning Consortium

 

It Is Not the Fact That I Will Die That I Mind (2012) - TB, piano
Written for 2012-2013 Young Men's Commissioning Consortium

 

Go (2012) - TB, hand drum, woodblock or clapping
Written for 2012-2013 Young Men's Commissioning Consortium

 

Johnny Come Down to Hilo (2013) - Traditional
TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

 

Ambletown (2013) - Traditional
TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the University of Notre Dame’s DeBartolo Performing Arts Center

 

A Sign of Day To Come (2012) - TTBB a cappella
Written for Diane Loomer and Chor Leoni Men’s Choir, December 2012
Published by Graphite Publishing

 

Goodbye, Then (2012) - TBB, clarinet in Bb, piano
This work was co-commissioned in the year 2012-13 by the American Choral Directors Association of Minnesota and the Minnesota Music Educators Association.

 

The Dawn Brings Dew and Fire (2011) - TBB a cappella
For the Flower Mound High School Men’s Chamber Choir, Dr. Mark Rohwer, Director, and Adela Martinez, Assisstant Director

 

Luceat Eis (2010) - TTTBBB a cappella choir
Commissioned by Gregory and Maura Harris, in memory of Mary Yolanda Dowling, whose beautiful voice was silenced on September 11th, 2001, and those who perished with her. Premiered by Cantus in 2011.

 

Paper Cranes (2010) - TBB, piano
Commissioned for Healing and Hope Through Song, a program of the American Composers Forum, with partial funding provided by Saint Paul Cultural STAR.
Premiered by the Minnesota Boychoir, Mark Johnson, Artistic Director.

 

Keep Your Lamps (2009) - Spiritual
TB a cappella choir, TB soli, percussion
Written for Cantus' 2009-2010 Elemental tour

 

All Natures, Even Mine (2008) - TTTBB a cappella
Commissioned by Matthew Moore and the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus for GALA 2008

 

We Wish You a Merry Christmas (2008) - Traditional carol,
TBB choir, djembe, bongos, triangle
Commissioned by Matthew Moore and the New Mexico Gay Men’s Chorus

 

I Will Howl (2007) - TBB, cello or piano
Commissioned by the Prior Lake-Savage Education Foundation for the PLHS Varsity Men's Choir, Thomas Wm. Hassig, director

 

And Her Smoke Rose Up Forever (2007) - TTTBB a capppella
Commissioned by the Bowling Green State University Men's Chorus, Dr. Willam Skoog, Director

 

Auld Lang Syne (2007) - Scottish Folk Song, TTTBB a cappella
Commissioned by Cantus for "All is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914"

 

The World Before Me (2006) - TTBB, TT soli, a cappella
Commissioned by the Kent State University Mens' Chorus, Ben Ayling, Director.

 

Susani (2007) - German Christmas Carol, TBB a cappella
Commissioned by Cantus for "All is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914"

 

O Tannenbaum (2007) - German Christmas Carol, TBB a cappella
Commissioned by Cantus for "All is Calm: the Christmas Truce of 1914"

 

The Streets of Laredo (2007) - American Folk Song, Unison Treble Voices, TTB, and piano
To Jayne Windnagel and the Children's Choir of the Church of St.Michael's
Published by Graphite Publishing

 

I Can Transform (2006) - TTTTTBBB, tenor solo, 8 percussionists
Commissioned by Cantus for their 2006-2007 touring season.

 

O Captain! My Captain! (2006) - TTTBB a cappella
Commissioned by the Bowling Green State University Men's Chorus, Dr. Willam Skoog, Director

 

Salvation is Created (2006) - Pavel Chesnokov, TTBB, TTBB soli, a cappella
Written for Cantus

'Twas in the Moon of Wintertime (2006) - Huron carol, TTBB a cappella

Written for Cantus
Published by Graphite Publishing

 

The Highwayman (2004) - TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by and written for the Bowling Green University Men's Chorus, Dr. William Skoog, Director

 

How Can I Be Sure (2004) - Cavaliere /Brigati Jr., Ten solo, TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by Cantus

 

Valparaiso (2004) - Sting, TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

 

Paul Bunyan (2003) - TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

 

What I Have Done (2003) - Amazing Grace/House of the Rising Sun,
Bar. Solo, TTTBBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

 

I Better Go Now (2003) - Howlin’ Wolf, TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

 

Grazin' in the Grass (2002) - Hugh Masekala,
Baritone solo, TTTTBBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

 

We Three Kings (2002) - John H. Hopkins, TTBB a cappella
Commissioned by Jim Heiks for the Appleton North High School Varsity Men's Chorus

 

Chanson a Dulcinee (2002) - Jaques Ibert, TTBB a cappella

 

Chanson de la Mort de Don Quichotte (2002) - Jaques Ibert,
TTBB a cappella

 

Who's Lovin' You (2001) - Smokey Robinson, Tenor solo, TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

 

Tinuviel (2001) - TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus

 

Things I Didn't Know I Loved (2001, 2006) - TTBB a cappella
Published by Graphite Publishing

 

Straight to My Heart (2000) - Sting, TTT soli, TTBB, percussion
Written for Cantus

 

What Child is This (2000) - Traditional, TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus
Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.

 

Veni Creator Spiritus (1998) - TTBB a cappella
Written for Cantus
Published by Graphite Publishing

 

She Moved Through the Fair (1998) - Irish Ballad, TBB a cappella
Written for Cantus
Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Co.