Choir Music Category

Ubi Caritas: Ola Gjeilo, Di Marco, and community in a choral ensemble.


Ola Gjeilo´s magic in creating music straight out of a film score is incredible. I remember when I first started to dabble in composition, my friends told me that the scores I write reminds them of film score. It wasn’t until grad school that I learned who Ola was, had the pleasure of emailing him […]

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If music be the food of love…


If music be the food of love, sing on till I am fill’d with joy; for then my list’ning soul you move with pleasures that can never cloy, your eyes, your mien, your tongue declare that you are music ev’rywhere. Pleasures invade both eye and ear, so fierce the transports are, they wound, and all […]

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Believe, I shall…


I believe in the sun, and the warm it exudes. I believe in the moon, the stars, and space. In the sound of the wind against my face. The chill of winter on a morning’s breath  I believe in the heart, emotions palpitating…In the sea and its temperamentI believe in starting clean, and the opportunities it can bring.In […]

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From Light to Light- Wind


Thin this silver cord like wisp of smoke mere brush of breath against the face ah! I know I do not know… and smile grateful into light (mild clouds of myrrh the eagle soars and hyms the heart of god) and smile grateful into light Text: Susan Palo Cherwien Music: Aaron McDermind Preformed: The National Lutheran […]

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