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Orchestral and Choral Works

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CANTICLE CHORALE. 2008. SATB chorus and chamber orchestra (1010/0000/1 perc./strings). Duration: 17'. 3 movements. Commissioned and premiered by the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of their founding. Premiere: April 18-19, 2009, First Lutheran Church, Cedar Rapids IA, Fred Kiser conducting. Indian Hill Road Music IHRM 0902.

CEDAR RAPIDS DEDICATION. 2008. SATB chorus and full orchestra (2222/4231/3 perc./strings). Duration: 4'. Requested by Orchestra Iowa commemorating the floods of 2008. Premiere: September 20, 2008, Orchestra Iowa and the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale at Brucemore Historic Mansion, Timothy Hankewich, conducting; chorus trained by Fred Kiser, C.R.C.C. Music Director.

ONE BY ONE. 2001. 14 segment Cantata for 150th Anniversary of Coe College, texts on poems by Coe College authors. SATB chorus, full orchestra, soprano and bass soloists. 2-2-2-2/2-4-3-1/harp-5 percussionists-timpani-organ-strings. Premiere: December 5, 2001, Coe College Symphony Orchestra, Coe College Concert Choir, J. Owen & K. Wachsmuth, conducting. Indian Hill Road Music IHRM 0101-14.

"Da__, you're Good!"
- Thomas Lippert, premiere conductor, "Sing to the Lord..."

SING TO THE LORD A NEW SONG. (Isaiah, Psalms). 1989. SATB chorus, orch.:1-1-0-1 / 0-2-0-0 / timp. / strings. Commissioned by Mount Mercy College on the occasion of the 60th anniversary of their founding. Premiered: April 23, 1989, Paramount Theater, Cedar Rapids, IA. Indian Hill Road Music IHRM 8901.

"...not an excursion on a toy trumpet!...a work of gargantuan dimensions... strong syncopated rhythms projected boldly...
sensuous harmonies... orgiastic and explosive sounds... convincingly the "joie de vivre."
- Les Zacheis in the C.R. Gazette on The Mystic Trumpeter

MYSTIC TRUMPETER (Whitman). 1988. Cantata. SATB chorus, soloists, string orchestra. Duration: 32'. Premiere: Nov. 5, 1988, Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra, C. Tiemeyer, conducting; Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale, Thomas Lippert, conducting; Commissioned by Beta Kappa chapter of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia. Indian Hill Road Music IHRM 8801-8.


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