Soon Ah Will Be Done

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Performed by the University of Kentucky Men’s Chorus. J.D. Frizzell, Conducting.  Spring Concert, March 2015. Recital Hall, Singletary Center for the Arts. See the sheet music.

Soon Ah Will Be Done

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Originally written for my Chamber Choir at Briarcrest Christian High School, “Soon Ah Will Be Done” became my first published choral work thanks to Dr. John Flanery, now the Director of Choral Activities at New Mexico State University.  Like anyone else who arranges a spiritual today, I found it impossible not to feel the influence of Moses Hogan as I …

Deep River

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This classic spiritual setting was a commission from one of my closest lifelong musical mentors, Lori Ziecker.  “Mrs. Z” started numerous choral programs in Gwinnett County outside of Atlanta, GA.  She is a pioneer in choral education, not only creating these choirs from nothing, but also bringing them each to high levels of excellence.  The original commission was for the …