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Children's Chorus

A Child's Garden (1984)
Three songs for treble voices and piano
My Shadow and Escape at Bedtime winner of Chautauqua County 1994 Children's Chorus Composition Contest
For information on this work, contact the composer by clicking here.

Ad Amore (2010)
For SSAA chorus and bells
Based on Dante's Purgatorio
(Published by Boosey & Hawkes)

Ani ehh’yeh (2011)
For 2-part treble voices piano, and optional violin
Text: composer
Commissioned by the Casper Children’s Chorale
For information on this work, contact the composer by clicking here.

Happy Thought
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051462674)

My Shadow
(Roger Dean Music Publishers, Catalog# )

Escape at Bedtime
(Kesselman Press, Catalog# LRK101)
For information on this work, contact the composer by clicking here.

Ae Fond Kiss (1994)
Scottish folk song for treble voices and piano
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051467938)

Akakomborewa (Shona Benedictus) (1995)
Three part treble chorus and drums
Commissioned by the Miami Choral Society
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051469352)

Amazing Grace (1998)
Treble chorus
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051471720)

Benedictus (1995)
Three-part treble chorus
(Roger Dean Music Publishers/Lorenz, Catalog# 10/2501R)

Briar Rose (2002)
Two-part treble voices and piano
Text: Lindsay Kesselman
Commissioned by the Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus, Glen Ellyn, IL
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051473212)

Circles (2006)
4 songs for 2-part treble voices, contrabass and piano
I. Only Music
II. The Dance that Circles Life Around
III. Our Children, Coming of Age
IV. The Wheel
For information on this work, contact the composer by clicking here.

Eagle Hill (2001)
Two-part treble voices and piano
Text: Pawnee ceremonial poem, Kesselman, Shelly Miller
Commissioned by Eagle Hill Middle School, Manlius, NY
(To be published by Hal Leonard Music Publishers)

Eiliyahu Hanavi (1998)
Two-part treble voices and piano
Commissioned by the Lubbock Children's Choir, Lubbock, TX
Chamber orchestra version available
(Roger Dean Music Publishers/Lorenz, Catalog# 15/1575R)

The Friendly Beasts (1993)
A carol for treble voices and harp or piano
(Plymouth Music/Colla Voce, Catalog# 21-20217, HL-217)

Hineni (2004)
Texts: Isaiah
for 2-part treble voices and piano
Commissioned by Susan Windham
(Published by Boosey & Hawkes)

Hozhonji Song (1998)
Unison voices and drum
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051471515)

Hwayana yaMwari (Shona Agnus Dei) (1997)
Three-part chorus and drums
Commissioned by the Miami Choral Society, Miami, FL
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051470778)

In Praise of Isla (2000)
Two-part voices voices, flute and piano
Commissioned by the Lochgelly High School Choir, Loghgelly, Scotland
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051473205)

Jubilate Deo (1996)
Two-part treble chorus, two trumpets and strings
Commissioned by the Utah Centennial Children's Chorus Festival
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051470587)

Kadosh/Benedictus (1999)
SSA, brass quintet and organ
Commissioned by the Kentucky ACDA for the Kentucky All-State 5th & 6th Grade Middle School/Junior High Chorus(Boosey & Hawkes)

Le Cygne and the Chef (1999)
Two-part voices, violin and clarinet Based on a La Fontaine fable In French and English
Commisioned by St. Francis School Community Children's Chorus, Goshen, KY and
Maitrise, I'ENMD de La Rochelle, France
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051472796)

Mbiri kuna Mwari (Shona Gloria) (1994)
Treble voices and percussion
Commissioned by the Glen Ellyn Children's Chorus, Glen Ellyn, IL
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051467921)

Measuring the Holy (2010)
for mixed chorus, treble voices, chamber orchestra (fl, perc, piano, strings)
30 minutes
Commissioned by Cantare Con Vivo (Oakland, Ca)
Texts: Kazuaki Tanahashi, Juan Ramón Jiménez, Ibn’ Arabi, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Li Bai, Wendell Berry, Wintu songs, Mass fragments
For information on this work, contact the composer by clicking here.

Mpaka Simba Watapo (2009)
For treble chorus, African drums and piano
Based on an African proverb and There is a Balm in Gilead
Commissioned by the Oregon Repertory Singers, Kris Van Auken, Dircctor
For information on this work, contact the composer by clicking here.

Rad Halaila (2007)
for unison treble voices, clarinet and piano
Traditional Jewish text combined with Hava Nagila
Commissioned by the St. Louis Children’s Choirs
(Published by Boosey & Hawkes)
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The Sacred Hoop (1997)
Treble chorus piano and hand held percussion
Commissioned by the Stetson University Children's Chorus
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051469994)

Scottish Folk Song Suite (1984)
Afton Water, Loch Lomond, Skye Boat Song,
Birks of Aberfeldy and Auld Lang Syne
Two-part voices and piano
Commissioned by Stetson University Children's Chorus
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051472802, M051472819,
M051472826, M051472833, M051472840)

Shalom, Friends (1989)
Unison voices and piano
Chamber orchestra version available
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051467945)

Tenzi (Shona Kyrie) (1993)
Treble voices and percussion
Commissioned by Gregory Middle School, Naperville, IL
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051468690)

There is a Balm in Gilead (2009)
Spiritual arrangement, for treble voices and piano
For information on this work, contact the composer by clicking here.

There Will Be Stars Forever (1996)
Two-part treble chorus and piano duet
Commissioned by the Young Naperville Singers, Naperville, IL
(Boosey & Hawkes, Catalog# M051469345)

Thrush Song (2003)
Three-part treble voices and piano
Text: Wendell Berry
Commissioned by the Oak Park River Forest Children's Chorus, IL
(Boosey & Hawkes)

Tsvey Taybelekh (2004)
for 3-part treble chorus and piano
Traditional Yiddish song
Commissioned by the Portland Symphonic Girlchoir
(Published by Boosey & Hawkes)
also arranged for violin, cello, and piano accompaniment

 

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