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Ave Verum Corpus SATB-JDP031918AVC PerusalAve verum corpus SATB   A prayerful, meditative setting of the Eucharistic poem.

Finalist in 18th Street Singers composition competition 2017. To be premiered by Notevolmente in Rome, Italy, December 2018.

Score available for perusal / purchase at MusicSpoke


Christi crux est me lux SATB-JDP082817CCEML perusal

Christ crux est mea lux SATB “The Cross of Christ is My Light”

As performed/ premiered by the ChorObandes Youth Choir, Tokyo, Japan for the Haru Kan Choir Competition 2015. With this piece, they achieved First Place.

Score available for perusal / purchase at MusicSpoke


In Deo sola spec mea 041018IDSSM perusal

 In Deo sola spec mea SATB   “My Hope in God Alone” is a conceptual title, meaning “My hope (is) in God alone.” The title of the work does not directly appear in the piece. The text originates from Psalm 72 (LV), and translates, “But it is good for me to adhere to my God, to put my hope in the Lord God: That I may declare all thy praises, in the gates of the daughter of Sion….

As premiered/ performed by Vox16 for their 2018 CD release, “Locally Sourced.”

Score available for perusal / purchase at MusicSpoke


Miserere mei Deus SATB with piano, Alto solo                              Miserere Mei Deus JDP042717MMD perusal tn

As performed by the Cascadian Choral, Dr. Gary Cannon. Click here for Kirkland Choral Society’s 2015 premier and video recording.

Score available for perusal / purchase at MusicSpoke


SATB JDP 092718TWTO perusal

There Was The One   SATB with Alto Solo, Tenor solo and other SA solo options

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Text is from the Wessobrunn Prayer, and is included on the back page. The majority of the piece is in English, with excerpts in Spanish, Latin and German. Premiered by the Cascadian Chorale, Dr. Gary Cannon.

American Prize Finalist- Honorable Mention                                                                       Score available for perusal /purchase at MusicSpoke

“There Was The One”


Mondnacht JDP SATB032918M perusal

Mondnacht SATB, soprano solo

tapsealdone1Written in memory of Ralph DeCoursey, the text is taken from Joseph Freiherr Von Eichendorff’s well loved poem, “Mondnacht.” This piece was a semi-finalist in the American Prize.

Recording performed by the Cascadian Chorale, 2015. Score available for perusal / purchase at MusicSpoke

“Mondnacht”- Cascadian Chorale, Dr. Gary Cannon.


The Triumph of King Edmund JDP091818TTKE perusal

The Triumph of King Edmund SATB, soprano solo  The text for this piece is a poem by Dr. Rev. Frances E. Ward- until recently the Dean at St. Edmundsbury in Suffolk, England. The poem pays tribute to the death of the faithful King Edmund, believed to be the last East Anglican King. The piece has been sung and recorded, but not officially premiered. It is a work of musical drama, and would be a wonderful addition to any program with themes of faith, steadfastness, early music, historical times etc. To officially premier this piece, please visit MusicSpoke.

Performance recording by Dulces Voces


Capture

Jesus  SATB,  piano and violin                                                                                            A message from the angels to the shepherds. 

Score available for perusal / purchase at MusicSpoke

Recording coming soon!


 All Ye People SATB with percussion and flute or treble instrument. The old English text for this piece is taken from Henry King’s poem called “Psalm 1.” It is a fast moving, vibrant piece that involves clapping, stomping, and a loud “HEY!” at the end. It is yet to be premiered, and would be perfect for an energetic / HS or College group.

To premier this piece, visit MusicSpoke.


 I Shall Not Live In Vain  SATB   This short piece,a setting of Emily Dickinson’s poem, “If I Can Stop One Heart from Breaking,” is a call to action. It encourages kindness and compassion in all circumstances, and due to it’s message, would make for a perfect addition to any program, especially suited to HS or college.

Premier scheduled for 2019 by the Cascadian Chorale, Dr. Gary Cannon. For a full score perusal, please contact Joy.

MIDI Demo

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