Alley Cat Love Song
-- commissioned by the Naperville North High School Treble Choir --
    SSA/piano
    Secular text in English by Dana Gioia
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2+
    Santa Barbara Music Pub #SMBP737

The Bethlehem Star (extended work)
-- Commissioned by the South Bend Chamber Singers --

    SATB div a cappella
    Sacred text in English by Gerard Manley Hopkins & Latin chant excerpts
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4
    Available directly

Christmas Bells
-- commissioned by the Northern Arizona University Choral Union --
    SATB/Brass (2 trpts, 2 horns, 2 t-bones,
      bass trombone, tuba)/Bell Choir/Tymp/Percussion

    Text in English by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3+
    Duration 5:00
   
Contact Paul Carey for availability
     Click to listen to recording on Audio Page

Clap Your Hands
-- commissioned by the International Christian School, Hong Kong --
    SA/piano, optional percussion
    Traditional folk text in English ("Old Joe Clark")
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 3:30
    Available directly
 

El Limonar Florido (The Lemon Grove in Blossom) (extended work)
-- commissioned by the Worcester (MA) Polytechnic Institute Music Dept. --
    SATB/solo violin & cello
    Texts in Spanish by Antonio Machado, 4 movements
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly
 
Endless Worlds
-- Commissioned by the H.D. Jacobs High School (Algonquin, IL) Performing Arts Boosters --
    SATB a cappella with divisi
    Sacred/Secular Text in English by Rabindranath Tagore
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3.5
   
Contact Paul Carey for availability

Four or Five Tadpoles
-- Commissioned by the Ft. Wayne Children's Choir --
    SA/musc percussion/marimba/vibraphone
    Text in English, translation of Japanese text by Shimpano Kusei
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
   
Available directly

 
Lake Song
-- Commissioned by the Milwaukee Choral Artists --
    SSA/piano
    Text in English by Colette Inez
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Available directly

 
Life has Loveliness to Sell
-- Commissioned by the Naperville Central (IL) High School Treble Choir --
    SSA/piano
    Text in English by Sara Teasdale
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
   
Roger Dean (a division of Lorenz) catalog # 15/2314R
 
little tree
-- Commissioned by the Michigan State Children's Choir --
    SA/piano
    Text in English by E.E. Cummings
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
   
Santa Barbara catalog # SMBP614

May I Be Happy
-- commissioned by the International Christian School, Hong Kong --
    SA/piano
    Traditional Buddhist texts in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 3:30
    Available directly

Missa Brevis Incheon
-- Commissioned by the Incheon City Chorale --
    SATB a capella with divisi
    Sacred text in Latin (Mass Ordinary)
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 4-5

Night Song
-- Commissioned by the Ft. Wayne Children's Choir --
    SA/piano
    Secular text in English by Jean Burden
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
    Duration 2:30
    Roger Dean Publishing Company catalog #15/2591R

Paint the Stars
-- Commissioned by the Cincinnati Children's Choir --
     SSA/piano
     Secular text in English by Julianna Kluger
     Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
     Duration 3:30
     Available directly

Peace on Earth...and lots of little crickets
-- commissioned piece --

    SA/misc. fun percussion/marimba or synth. marimba
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2+
    Walton catalog #WLG129
    Hal Leonard catalog #HL08501658
     Click to listen to recording on Audio Page

Rain
-- Commissioned by the Cincinnati Children's Choir --
     SSA/piano
     Secular text in English by Sydney Braine
     Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
     Duration 4:00

     Available directly

Sail Away
-- Commissioned by Lisa Fredenburgh --
     SSA/piano
     Secular text in English by Rabindranath Tagore
     Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
     Duration 3:30

     Available directly
 

Seal Lullaby
-- Commissioned by the Ft. Wayne Children's Choir --
    SA/piano
    Text in English by Rudyard Kipling
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2
   
Roger Dean (a division of Lorenz) catalog # 15/2328R
 
Thanksgiving
-- Commissioned by the Michigan State University Children's Choir --
    SA/piano
    Text in English by Ivy O. Eastwick
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 1-2
    Available through Santa Barbara Music Publishing

Tiny Stars
-- commissioned piece --

    String trio
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Available directly

Winter Solstice
-- Commissioned by the Santa Fe Women's Ensemble --
   
 SSA / harp or piano
    Secular texts in English by Elizabeth Searle Lamb and Lonnie Howard
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 3
    Duration 7:00 (2 mvmts)
    Roger Dean cat. #15/2715R

Winter's Night Carol
-- Commissioned by the Nebraska Choral Art Society --
   
 SATB/SA children's choir (or use SA subgroup of main choir)/brass quintet
    Sacred texts in English by Thomas Merton
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2.5
    Available directly

You Gonna Eat That?
-- Commissioned by the Fort Wayne, Indiana Children's Choir --
    Any 4-part choir (spoken text a la Toch's Geographical Fugue)
    Secular text in English
    Difficulty rating (1-5): 2+
    Available directly

 

  

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  Mixed Chorus
  Treble Chorus
  Children's Chorus
  Male Chorus

  Instrumental   
  Solo Voice

  Sacred
  Secular
  Winter Holidays

  Commisioned Works

  Index of Titles