New Commissions

The Cascadian Chorale, Seattle WA: to write a piece for their June 2019 Concert entitled, “Joy!”

Project Encore

As of February 2020, I am thrilled to say that the following pieces have been accepted into the Project Encore catalog:

Ave Verum Corpus

I Shall Not Live In Vain

In Deo sola spec mea


Miserere mei Deus

There Was The One

Christi crux est mea lux

Many thanks to Project Encore for their tireless efforts to encourage the promotion of music by living composers!


I am honored to be the Composer In Residence for the Cascadian Chorale‘s 2018-19 season.

American Prize Placement


Announced Fall 2019, my SATB setting of the Wessobrunn Prayer, entitled, “There Was The One” has been recognized as a finalist in The American Prize 2018.

CD Release– “Locally Sourced”

locally sourcedIn Deo sola spec mea” for mixed choir has been recorded and included on Vox16‘s 2018 CD release entitled, “Locally Sourced”!

This exquisitely recorded collection of pieces by Northwest composers is now also available on iTunes here.

CD Release “Merry and Bright”

Safonia, in Denver, Colorado has released their Christmas 2017 CD entitled, “Merry and Bright.” I am delighted to have my SSAA piece, “Dum Spiro Spero” featured along with many other fine and lively Christmas works.

“Dum Spiro Spero” by Joy DeCoursey-Porter