Extended works

In the Light
(in progress; to be premiered by Donald Nally and The Crossing in 2020)

a choral-theater work (2012; 2015) - 70'
for trio of women soloists, men's chamber choir,
piano trio (pno, vln, vc), and percussion (vibes, tom-toms)
for notes, libretto, and video of the premiere, click here

Six Meditations from Bonhoeffer - 25'
         concert suite for large men's choir, violin, cello, piano, vibraphone

As well for the poore as the peere! (2013) 20'
     a suite of medieval English Christmas carols
     for mixed choir, children's (SSA) choir,
     brass quintet, and organ (or 2 violins, or
     hurdy-gurdy (mechanical violin))

     for perusal score click here

Shorter choral works 

(mixed choir a cappella unless otherwise indicated)
click on the title for perusal scores or recordings


Liturgical music:
Apostles’ Creed for congregation and choir (2018)
Responsorial Psalms, Inflected (2017)
Psalm 139 (responsorial with freely composed verses) (2016)
Hymn: O Love Divine ("Philadelphia Cathedral") (2015)
Drop, drop slow tears (based on Gibbons) (2015)
Ordinaries for Lent (for choir and congregation, unaccompanied) (2015)
Nunc Dimittis (a cappella) (2015)
Gloria Mass for congregational use (with organ) (2014)
Affirmation of Faith (Iona) for congregation and choir (2012)

Choral and solo anthems:
Dream me, God (2017; Dorothee Sölle) for SSAATTBB choir
You have known me (2016; Psalm 139) for SSAATTBB choir and organ
The Lord is my Shepherd (2015; Psalm 23) for high voice and piano
Fellowship of Miracles (2010; Nouwen) SATB choir with organ

sacred concert pieces:
     Pied Beauty (2008; Hopkins)
     Jubilant Intimations (2007; Whitman) with organ


People, Look East! (2017) for SSAATTBB choir
Divinum Mysterium (2016) for SATB choir and organ
As well for the poore as the peere! (2013) 20'
O Come Emmanuel processional (2001)
Of the Father's love begotten/I heard the bells (2004)
         with organ, or harp and string quintet
         (withdrawn; replaced by "Divinum Mysterium")
Immensity Cloistered in Thy Dear Womb (2003; Donne)
         with brass quintet

Arrangements of African-American Spirituals:

Camp Meeting (2009; arr. of "Down in the River to pray" and "Shout all over God's Heaven") 
Stan' Still Jordan/Egbe Nukpowo (2006) 
The spirit moves in marvelous ways - Ode to Ellington (2005) with jazz quartet
Swing-low, sweet chariot  (simple harmonization)
This Little Light of Mine (2014; 2019)




تغريد الطيور / Vogelgesang ("Bird-song") (2016 arr. of Mahler/Khalil al Qabbar with Hanna Khouri;  for SATB choir, violin, and riq or tambourine)

Three Inaugural Anthems
1. Life Time             (2013; Saroyan)
     2. Sojourn               (2007; Einstein)
     3. What are years   (2014; Moore)

Eternity's disclosure (2013; Dickinson)
The World is too much with us (2005; Wordsworth)
          with French horn
Leaves of Grass/Ode to America (2004; Whitman)   

Solo voice:
You must know...(2016; Amelia Earhart)
        for mezzo and piano - premiere April 2, 3, 2016 - Lyric Fest
Fatherly Reflections (2010; Kirchwey) two songs for voice and piano
Ben Unleashed for solo quintet (SSATB) and piano
            (2012; adapted from Franklin)


Smiles (arr. from original by Lee S. Roberts)
            for SAB choir and piano (2006)
Body, Mind, Spirit, Voice! four-part round for voices (2012)