Sero Te Amavi

Sero Te Amavi

A setting of the famous passage from St. Augustine’s┬áConfessions, “Late have I loved you, beauty so old and so new” for SSATTB chorus unaccompanied. The piece combines scrumptious harmonies and gradually becomes more contrapuntal. It climaxes with a...
A Cradle Song

A Cradle Song

Gershwin goes to church and sings a William Blake song in this setting of the poem “A Cradle Song” for treble chorus and piano. The piece was commissioned for Anna Mae Matthews and the Tampa Bay Children’s Chorus by David Matthews. It is published...
Heaven-Haven: A nun takes the veil

Heaven-Haven: A nun takes the veil

A setting of Gerard Manley Hopkins’ poem “Heaven-Haven” in 8 part counterpoint for SSAATTBB chorus unaccompanied. The piece is published by Colla Voce. You can purchase the score...
Sero Te Amavi

La Blanca Palomica

A setting of a passage from the Spiritual Canticle by St. John of the Cross for TTBB chorus unaccompanied. Spanish mysticism meets with lush, updated, 15th century musical practices. The piece is published by Colla Voce. You can purchase a score...
Heaven-Haven: A nun takes the veil

A Scottish Christmas Lullaby

A Medieval Scottish Christmas Carol text combines with modern harmonies to create a piece that Allan Petker calls “timeless.” The piece is dedicated to my young friend Grace Krull. It is published with Pavane Music. Purchase the score through Sheet Music...