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One of my many hats is that of a church musician. I am Director of Music at Family of God Church (ELCA & UCC) in East Grand Forks, MN. I have written several sacred works over the years for various churches and in varying ability levels. Please contact me for further information on any of these pieces.

Sacred Choral Music

Arise, My Love (1996), for SATB a capella

Text from the Song of Solomon

From the Reeds (2002), for SATB choir and chamber orchestra

Texts from the Rig Veda, Langston Hughes, Rumi, and Hildegard of Bingen

Instr.: 1(doubles picc. & alto flute), 1 1 1, 2 0 0 0, timp+1, pno, strings

Duration: 20:00

Commissioned by the First Unitarian Society of Minneapolis

O Lord Bless This House (2005), cantata for SATB choir, brass quintet, organ, and handbells

Texts from Isaiah and the composer

Commissioned by St. John's Lutheran Church, Madison, Wisconsin

Thy Name Is Love (2005?) for SATB choir, flute & piano

Words by Charles Wesley, and based on the hymn "Come, O Thou Traveler Unknown"

Commissioned by Lake Harriet United Methodist Church, Minneapolis

Winter Wind (2004). for SATB choir and oboe (or recorder)

Text by Merie Kirby

From the Reeds -- Hymn
We Come Into This House of God (final hymn)

Contemporary Songs

I Send My Song Into the World (2006)

Text by Merie Kirby

We're Here for Good (2020)

Text by the composer

Organ solo

Prelude for organ (1987)

Prelude for OrganJulie Kim
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