Based on an original choral tune and inspired by Grainger's Irish Tune from County Derry, this work is a simple, yet powerful piece with a soaring melody and rich harmonies.
A fresh take on a timeless tune, this arrangement begins quietly, includes a flute solo, and gradually builds to a glorious climax.
With text by John Newton, this prayerful choral benediction is perfect for the end of a worship service, wedding ceremony, or renewal of vows. Written for SATB choir without accompaniment. "May the grace of
A 2-minute fanfare that includes a musical canon, this work is available for wind band, orchestra, string orchestra, or flexible instrumentation.
A song-like work for Alto or Tenor Saxophone and Piano. A slow and romantic piece - perfect for the advancing student or professional.
An exciting 2-minute brass fanfare written in celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Eastman School of Music.
From the lyrical and vocal qualities, to the jazz elements, to the rich variety of instrumental color, Flash Black is a powerful and dramatic piece your group is sure to love!
This lyrical anthem quotes the text and music from the doxology - "Praise Father, Son, and Holy Ghost" - in a recurring refrain. D.W. Griffin's text is general enough to be used at any point of the year,
Originally written for SATB, choir, this captivating, chorale-like piece showcases the band's colors and expressive qualities - sure to become a favorite for ensemble and audience member alike!
Goodnight, Goodnight for strings is a captivating, chorale-like piece that showcases the string orchestra's colors and expressive qualities - sure to become a favorite for ensemble and audience
Green Diamond, the sequel to Magnolia Star, is a fun and energetic piece for wind band based on the blues scale and inspired by the American railroad. The piece also incorporates
This work, scored for wind band and narrator, reflects on the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where the composer attended school as a child. The piece blends elements of a funeral march and a
This work is about life and living, new experiences (musical or otherwise) that make and define us, and those who have influenced us for the better. The journey has only just begun!
Magnolia Star was a train that ran from New Orleans to Chicago with the famous Panama Limited in the mid-20th century. This work evokes train travel with driving rhythms and train-like sonorities,
This lyrical work opens with a flute solo, and then a flute/clarinet duet, introducing the theme that is developed throughout the work. The music is inspired by this passage from Isaiah 55:12: " For ye
A simple and serene setting of this well-known carol, to the tune of FOREST GREEN. This work was written as a hymn arrangement to be used with congregational singing, but may also be used as a choral
The music of Outlaws comes from the third movement of my piece Three Scenes from Home, which was inspired by my childhood adventures playing in the woods behind our house. At first glance,
A short, playful, two movement work for Tenor Saxophone and Piano - a quirky musical parody!