Soon Ah Will Be Done

J.D. Frizzell Choral, Mixed Voices 0 Comments

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 …


J.D. Frizzell Choral, Mixed Voices 0 Comments

Magnificat was my first major work since my initial attempt at a Missa Brevis in 2002 (Mass in C).  For it’s premiere, I partnered with longtime friend and colleague Amon Eady and the award-winning White Station High School Chorale.  They joined my high school choirs from Briarcrest and a professional contracted orchestra at Germantown Performing Arts Center.  These are just highlights- the …

Maris Stella

J.D. Frizzell Choral, Mixed Voices 0 Comments

  Commissioned by The Chorale Acadienne, this piece tells the story of a ship lost at sea in a terrible storm, led through by the Stella Maris.  Featuring a dramatic piano part and either French or English texts, Maris Stella will take your choir and audience on a journey.    


J.D. Frizzell Choral, Women's Voices 0 Comments

I hold within my hand Infinities I cannot comprehend— World within wonder worlds Again, a clover leaf A bit of bark, a bug Minute and unidentifiable. I touch them reverently And wonder how God made it all— Our world, our universe So huge, so small. -Elizabeth Rooney Text Used With Permission Commissioned and Premiered by The Columbus Girls Choir, Cherry …