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community: a suite for piano

Started Dec 8, 2012 0 Replies

Greetings,I think I am close to having this piano suite done.  I have no idea how to do a midi version of the second movement since it is all cluster chords and indeterminate pitches; so, only a pdf…Continue

Tags: biblical, greek, community, german, swahili

3. Kenoo (undecided. about the ending especially)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Bob Porter Nov 21, 2012. 1 Reply

Greetings,So I am working on a Piano Suite.  The theme of the whole work is the Four Stages of Community articulated by M. Scott Peck.  Anyway, the third movement which is attached is Kenoo, the…Continue

Keep Watch, Dear Lord

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ursula Jasovec Sep 28, 2012. 2 Replies

I wrote this choral setting for a friend's birthday.  The text comes from a collect from evening prayer of the Book of Common Prayer 1979.  Thanks for listening.Continue

Tags: choir, BCP, choral

Choral Setting of Psalm 13

Started this discussion. Last reply by Father Jason Emerson Dec 16, 2011. 3 Replies

Recently wrote this for a joint choir but they turned it down because it is hard.  What do you think?  I'm still open to revision, but I'm not sure I could water it down and keep the integrity of the…Continue


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What have you composed for? Or what medium do you work around?
Choir, Small Ensemble, Big Ensemble, Contemporary Ensembles, Other
What is your favorite genre or style of music?
post-minimalism/totalism or jazz depending on what type of beer is in the fridge
Is music your main income source?
No - Not at all.
Where do you live?
Omaha, NE
About Me (Must include at least one paragraph of biographical information about you as a composer) - blank or minimal answers on this line will cause your request to be rejected. Include a link to your website if you have one.
I am an Episcopal Priest in Omaha, NE. Before answering the call, I got a Master's in Music Composition at the College Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. My teachers include Michael Linton, Mara Helmuth, Ricardo Zohn-Muldoon, and Henry Gwiazda. Even though I serve greater than full time as a priest, I continue to write for friends who are willing to perform my music or anyone willing to pay.

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