Simply beautiful

Simply beautiful

Sara Noel Bauman’s violin interpretation of some classic favorites, and of three of my originals. Lovely!

‘Tis the Season

‘Tis the Season

One of the sad things about self-publishing is that you tend to write Christmas music at the wrong time of year to be useful. For example, during the Christmas season.

Another beautiful voice

Another beautiful voice

Perhaps you’ve seen some of the macro pictures of snowflakes that float around the internet. The beauty and variety are amazing.

Fun and Games, and a Missionary Choir

Fun and Games, and a Missionary Choir

The incredible thing is that they had the music memorized. I know how long they didn’t have to learn this, so I’m well and truly impressed!

This is cool. :)

Here, for your Monday entertainment, is a cover of my arrangement of “Be Still, My Soul,” recorded by Jenna Jackman Handy.

Friday Favorites #4

Friday Favorites #4

Here’s a new favorite that I think you’ll enjoy. We we just started this one in our Institute Choir. It’s a gorgeous number called “This Holy Christmas Night,”

I love it when a plan comes together.

I love it when a plan comes together.

For as long as I have known Heather Prusse and James Loynes, I have wanted… longed… ached… to get their voices together on a song or two. Finally, with this latest new song, we managed it.

Light and Shadow

Light and Shadow

He knows the strength that grows in shadow when I’m reaching for the light.

Friday Favorites #3

One of my absolute favorite modern compositions: “Behold the Wounds in Jesus’ Hands” with text by John V. Pearson and Music by David R. Naylor.

“The Lord is My Shepherd” revisited

“The Lord is My Shepherd” revisited

I love James Montgomery’s lyric inspired by the 23rd psalm. I’ve never been too fond of the traditional tune though. It has always provoked me to bounce around between alto and soprano, searching for a melody. So, I did what cheeky composers do and wrote my own.

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