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. Sheet Music, Scores, Parts and Performance Materials are available from billholabmusic.com.
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]