Starlight

An Anthology of Works for Mixed Chorus

This anthology contains eight brand new choral works commissioned by choirs in the United States, Scotland and New Zealand, accessible to virtually any high school, collegiate, church, community or professional SATB chorus.

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In early 2017 I began to notice a recurring theme in conversations with my conductor friends, as well as posts by their colleagues online. It seems that while they would love to tackle much of the beautiful contemporary repertoire being composed today, much of it is simply out of reach for their ensembles. This is often due to a number of factors - divisi, range, restricted rehearsal time, etc. And so after completing my PhD, I decided to offer a discounted commission drive aimed at creating new pieces of choral music that would be easy and accessible enough without sacrificing artistic expression or the joy of singing them. The response was overwhelming.

Starlight: An Anthology of Works for Mixed Chorus is the final result of months of collaboration with choirs hailing from three countries and five U.S. States, as a part of my Autumn Commission Drive. Some of these works are a capella, some are accompanied. Some are sacred, some are secular. Some are fast, some are slow. All of them, however, are four-part choral works with no required divisi, simple enough to be tackled by a wide variety of choirs and challenging enough to keep their interest. 

Hail, gladdening Light

Commissioned by The Reid Consort (Edinburgh, UK), Cole Bendall, conductor

Starlight

Commissioned by Northwest Choral Society (Chicago, IL), Carling FitzSimmons, conductor

The Loam

Commissioned by Austin Cantorum (Dallas, TX), Cristian Cantu, conductor

Vigil

Commissioned by Good Shepherd Catholic Church (Tallahassee, FL), Anna Marie Friars, conductor

Return Again

Commissioned by Jimtown High School Chamber Ensemble (Elkhart, IN), Rachel Sutch, conductor

When You Are Old

Commissioned by Fort Myers Symphonic Mastersingers Chamber Chorus and Mastersingers City of Palms Youth Choir (Fort Myers, FL), Matt Koller, conductor

In the Dark of the End

Commissioned by the choirs of Nathan Hale High School (West Allis, WI) and Cambridge High School (Milton, GA), Zachary Beeksma and Matthew Van Dyke, conductors

Neither the Moon by Night

Commissioned by the Choirs of Saint Kentigern (Auckland, New Zealand), Lachlan Craig, conductor

Starlight: An Anthology of Works for Mixed Chorus
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There is a 6 copy minimum for this item. Includes  a downloadable, printable PDF of Starlight: An Anthology of Works for Mixed Chorus AND individual PDFs of the following choral works. 

1. Hail, Gladdening Light
2. Starlight
3. The Loam
4. Vigil
5. Return Again
6. When You Are Old
7. In the Dark of the End
8. Neither the Moon by Night

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