Four songs for Mezzo-Soprano and Piano. Original texts by Gene Scheer, inspired by iconic objects in the Smithsonian with a particular connection to a former First Lady of the United States. Commissioned by Vocal Arts DC to celebrate its 25th Anniversary Season with generous support from the Shamos Family Foundation, Yolanda C Oertel, MD, and [more]
For SATBBB a cappella. Poetry from Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass. Composed for The King’s Singers as The Raymond W. Brock Commission for the American Choral Directors Association. First Performance: Feb 25, 2015 at the ACDA National Convention in Salt Lake City, UT. Score is available from Schirmer/Hal Leonard or Bill Holab Music. Sheet Music, Scores, [more]
Score is available from Schirmer/Hal Leonard or Bill Holab Music. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.
For mezzo-soprano, cello and piano; also for mezzo-soprano, cello and orchestra (duration approximately 18 minutes). Three symphonic songs based on poetry by the late Laura Morefield (1961-2011), commissioned for mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton and cellist Anne Martindale Williams by Carnegie Hall and the Pittsburgh Symphony. First performance: Feb 17, 2015 by Jamie Barton, Anne Martindale Williams [more]