Premiere on Saturday, April 28th: With a Voice of Singing


With a Voice of Singing (my new choral song for choir S.A.T.B., youth choir, solo clarinet, and piano) will be premiered by Voices Rising Community Chorus (VRCC) on Saturday, April 28th at First United Methodist Church Gainesville during two concerts conducted by Ruth Lewis, with special guest artist Bess de Farber (clarinet). This is the final program of the VRCC 5th anniversary season.

Here is a clip from the April 2018 Ilene Silverman Show in which Ruth Lewis and I describe the composition process from its inception.  (View the entire program.)

Sunday Jan. 29 in Atlanta, GA – A New Commissioned Anthem

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Performed at the Lutheran Church of the Ascension Atlanta on Sunday January 29, 2017:  the premiere of the commissioned anthem “Voices raised to you we offer” in honor of the 500th anniversary of the reformation. Music for SATB chorus, trombone, flute and organ is by Willis Bodine, professor emeritus at University of Florida. Text is by Herman G. Sturmpfle, Jr. past dean and president of the Lutheran Theological Seminary in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

World Premiere—A Scottish Fantasy (video)

A Scottish Fantasy for Solo Bagpipe, Tabor, Organ, Choir and Congregation

Video credit: Kristen Bryant

Sunday, November 27, 2016, at 5:00 pm
St. Andrew’s Day Choral Evensong
Holy Trinity Episcopal Church
Gainesville, Florida

View the complete Feast of St. Andrew Service on the November 27, 2016 Facebook post of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church of Gainesville:

News From The Netherlands (2015)

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Visit to read the exciting news about the Voorlopige uitslag Compositiewedstrijd 2015.