One of the most rewarding aspects of composing is collaborating with conductors and ensembles. If you would like to commission a new pieceplease fill out the contact page and I will be happy to discuss any questions you might have about creating a special composition for your ensemble or upcoming event.



 







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Upcoming Commissions




Title TBD for SATB choir text by Charles Anthony Silvestri
Commissioned by Drake University conducted by Dr. Aimee Beckman-Collier, Des Moines, IA


Title TBD for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by the Cecilia Ensemble in memory of Lily Kate Powell, Augusta, GA


Title TBD for SATB choir
Commissioned by Ripon College conducted by Dr. John Hughes, Ripon, WI


Title TBD for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by the Youth Chorale of Central Minnesota conducted by Garrett Lathe, St. Cloud, MN


Title TBD for SA choir and piano
Commissioned by Herricks Music Boosters in New Hyde Park on Long Island, NY


Psalm 121 for SATB choir, piano, and flute
Commissioned by Lake Grove Presbyterian Church, Lake Oswego, Oregon


Title TBD for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by Christ Church United Methodist, Louisville, KY


Title TBD for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by River City Women's and Men's Choruses, Jacksonville, FL


Title TBD for SATB choir 
Commissioned by Clemson University conducted by Anthony Bernaducci, Clemson, SC


Title TBD for SATB choir
Commissioned by Gustavus Adolphus College Choir conducted by Dr. Brandon Dean, St. Peter, MN




2018 Commissions


Through Love to Light for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by Urbandale HS for the National ACDA Conference

Ted Brimeyer, conductor


The Wexford Carol for SATB choir, piano, and string quartet
Commissioned by the Des Moines Choral Society, Dr. James Rodde, conductor
and the Master Singers of Eau Claire, WI, Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff, conductor


The Blue Ridge for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by the Pennsylvania Music Educators Association Honor Choir Festival



O Love for SSA choir and piano
Commissioned by the South Florence Women’s Choir of Florence conducted by Dr. Erick J.Figueras


O Love for TTB choir and piano
Commissioned by the MacDowell Male Chorus, conducted by Herb Berendsen, Appleton, WI 


The Rivers' Song for SATB choir and strings
Commissioned by the Master Singers conducted by Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff, Eau Claire, WI


See How the Rose Unfolds for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by Heartland Youth Choir conducted by Barbara Sletto


See How the Rose Unfolds for SSA choir and piano
Commissioned by Heartland Youth Choir conducted by Barbara Sletto


Let Beauty Awake for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by Ames Chamber Artists conducted by Dr. David Johnson


My Companion for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by Urbandale High School conducted by Ted Brimeyer



2017 Commissions


I Am the Wind for SSA choir and piano

Commissioned by the 2017 ACDA (American Choral Directors Association) Women’s Choir Consortium


All Praise to Thee for SATB choir and strings
Commissioned by the Minnesota Mormon Chorale for the 2017 ACDA-MN State Conference


We Would See Jesus for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by Incarnation Lutheran Church


I Will Be a Child of Peace for TTBB and piano
Commissioned by Baldwin Wallace University Men’s Chorus, Berea, Ohio


All Things are Thine for SATB choir, piano and brass
Commissioned by Martha Krouse for the renovation of Spencer Chapel of William Penn University


The Meditation of My Heart for SATB choir and piano
Commissioned by Stonybrook United Methodist Church, Gahanna, Ohio


  Infant Holy, Infant Lowly for SATB choir and strings
Commissioned by the Des Moines Choral Society conducted by Dr. James Rodde


Sussex Carol for SATB choir and chamber orchestra
Commissioned by the Des Moines Choral Society conducted by Dr. James Rodde


Holy Ground for SATB choir and piano

Commissioned by Plymouth Congregational Church, Des Moines, Iowa



2016 Commissions


Song of Miriam for SSA choir and piano
Commissioned by Phillip Brown and Hopkins High School, Minnesota


Music in the Night for SATB Choir and piano
commissioned by Ankeny Community Chorus conducted by Steve Carstenson, Ankeny, IA


A Farewell for SATB a cappella choir
commissioned by Urbandale Singers conducted by Theodore Brimeyer, Urbandale, IA
for the 2016 NC ACDA Conference, Sioux Falls


V'shamru for SATB choir and piano
commissioned by the Ames Jewish Congregation, Ames, IA



2015 Commissions


I Will Be a Child of Peace for SSA choir and piano
commissioned by the University of Texas San Antonio Women's Choir conducted by Dr. Gary Mabry
for the Texas Collegiate Women's Choir Festival


As the Rain Hides the Stars for SSA choir and piano
for the 2015 ICDA Opus Treble Clef Honor Choir conducted by Hannah Ryan


Sourwood Mountain for SSAB choir and piano
commissioned by the Young Voices of Colorado conducted by Jena Dickey
for the 2015 International Eisteddfod in Llangollen, NorthWales


I Had a Rooster for SA choir and piano
for the SC ICDA 5th Grade Honor Choir conducted by Erica Seeley


Sing Unto the Lord! for SSATB choir, piano and handbells
commissioned by Kathy Denny for Aldersgate Methodist Chancel Choir
in memory of Bill Denny, Urbandale, IA