Compositions

Choral, Vocal and Instrumental

0. “Exercises in the Style of the Eighteenth Century
(Five pieces for solo piano), 1974.

1. “Tears” (Solo piano) – 1975. Now part of Op. 26, “Childhood Memories“,
Published by  Palliser Music Publishing.

2. “Wind Songs: Two Songs of Robert Frost” (Contralto and Piano) – 1975.

3. “Suite for Flute and Piano” – 1976.

4. “Suite for Four Trombones” – 1976.

5. “Octet” (Four Woodwinds with String Quartet) – 1977.

6. “Trio” (Oboe, Cor Anglais and Bassoon) – 1977.

7. “Missa Brevis” (SATB choir with Soprano soloist) – 1977.

8. “Landscape” (Four voices, vocal or instrumental) – 1978.

9. “Prelude for Organ and Trumpet” (Pipe Organ and Trumpet) – 1978.

10. “Four Songs of Harold Monro” (Contralto, Baritone, Flute, Harp and ‘Cello)

11. “In-Corporate” (Solo Percussion with movement by Corporal Mime) – 1978.

12. “My Balloon” (Two-part choir with Piano and optional Flute accompaniment)
1987; revised 1993. Published by Leslie Music Supply, 1994; distributed by
Mayfair Music and J.W. Pepper.

13. “Caring and Sharing” (Unison choir with Piano and optional Handbells,
Recorder, Metallophone and String Bass accompaniment) – 1990.
Originally published by Alliance Music Publications, 1996-2006;
 now published by Hillview Cottage Music.

14. “Kites” (Three-part choir and Piano) – 1992.
Published by Walton Music Corporation, a division of GIA Publications – 1993
Also available through J.W. Pepper.

15. “If I Were a Dinosaur” (Unison choir and Piano) – 1992.
Published by Palliser Music Publishing – 2005.

16. “Jazzy Rhythm of Life” (Two-part choir and Piano) – 1993.
Published by Leslie Music Supply, 1993. Distributed by Mayfair Music
 and J.W. Pepper.

17. “Snow and Ice” (Two-part choir, Handbells and Piano) – 1993.
Winter from the “Canadian Seasons” song cycle. Originally published by
Leslie Music Supply, 1997; now available through Mayfair Music 
and J.W. Pepper.

18. “Friends” (Unison choir and Piano with optional Recorder) – 1993.

19. “Making Choices” (Unison choir and Piano with optional Flute) – 1993.
Originally published by Alliance Music Publications, 1996.
Now published by Hillview Cottage Music.

20. “Three Cats” (Piano solo) – March, 1994. Now part of Op. 26,
Childhood Memories“, published by Palliser Music Publishing, 2019.

21. “All One People” (SATB choir and Piano) – 1995.

22. “Inventions and Machines” (SA choir with Piano and Percussion) – 1995.
Published by Alliance Music Publications, 1996.
Also available through J.W. Pepper.

23. “Soundtrack for Chiaroscuro” (multitracked Electronic Synthesizer) – 1995.
Commissioned by Canadian poet and artist, Carin Perron, for her
short animated film.

24. “Have You Seen a Shooting Star?” (Two-part choir with Piano) – 1996.
Published by Leslie Music Supply, 1996. 
       Distributed by Mayfair Music and J.W. Pepper.

25. “Come With Me On Horses” (Two-part choir with Piano and optional
Recorder) – 1996. Original SA version published by Alliance Music
Publications, 1999; also available through J.W. Pepper.
      SSAA and SATB versions published by Hillview Cottage Music.

26. “Childhood Memories” (Collection of nine solos for Piano) – 1996.
(Includes Op. 1 “Tears” and Op. 20 “Three Cats“)
Published by Palliser Music Publishing, 2019.

27. “Thank You” (Two-part choir with Piano) – 1996.

28. “Insufficient Memory” (SATB choir with Piano) – 1997. Originally published by
Walton Music Corporation; now out of print.

29. “Mist and Rain” (Two-part choir with Piano and optional Xylophone/Bells)
Written in 1997. Spring from the “Canadian Seasons” song cycle.
Published by Leslie Music Supply in 1998; now available through
 Mayfair Music and J.W. Pepper.

30. “Fanfare for the New Year“, aka “The Millennium Fanfare” (Two-part choir
with Piano and optional Percussion and Bells) – 1998. 
Available for purchase through J.W. Pepper.

31. “Sun and Thunder” (Two-part choir with Piano and optional Handbells)
Written in 1998. Summer from the “Canadian Seasons” song cycle.
       Available through J.W. Pepper.

32. “Our Little Voices” (Two-part choir with Piano and optional Bells) – 1999.

33. “Leaves of Red and Gold” (Two-part choir with Piano and optional Bells)
Written in 1999. Autumn from the “Canadian Seasons” song cycle.
Available for purchase through J.W. Pepper.

34. “Three Haiku” (SSA choir with Piano and Flute or Recorder) – 1999.
Original SSA version published by Cypress Choral Music, 2006, 
and available through J.W. Pepper.
SSAA and SSATB versions available from Hillview Cottage Music.

35. “The Christmas Dove” (Two-part, SSAA and SSAB choirs with piano and
optional bells) – 2020. 
       Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music and J.W. Pepper.

36. “(Another) Requiem For The Innocent” (SATB choir with Piano) – 2002.
       Originally published by Alliance Music Publications, 2006-2014; 
Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music and J.W. Pepper.

37. “The Post-Christmas Blues” (SATB choir with Piano) – 2002. 
Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music and J.W. Pepper.

38. “Harp Improvisation #1: Introspection
(Harp or piano solo with optional string bass) – 2003.
Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music.

39. “Wondering if He’s The One” (SSA choir with Piano) – 2006.

40. “Introspection” (Guitar solo) – 2010.

41. “Where Can I Go?” (SA choir with piano, bass and percussion) – 2010.

42. “Blossoms Turn to Summer” (Guitar solo) – 2011.

43. “Try!” (Marimba quartet with two-part voices) – 2016.

44. “Happy Dog / Be Yourself” (SATB with Piano) – 2016.  
Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music and J.W. Pepper.

45. “She’s Like the Swallow” (SATB with piano and flute, or string quartet
and flute) – 2016. Published by Cypress Choral Music, 2018.
       Also available through J.W. Pepper.

46. “The Helios Triptych” (SSAATTBB unaccompanied choir) – 2017.
Premier performance given by the Vancouver Chamber Choir in 2017.

47. “Donkey Riding” (Arrangement of traditional Canadian Folk song
for solo violin and piano accompaniment) – 2017.  
Published by  Palliser Music Publishing, 2017.

48. “Songs of Love and Despair – Four poems by Sarah Teasdale
(SATB unaccompanied choir with optional piano) – 2019.

49. “Searching” (SATB choir with ‘cello and glockenspiel) – 2020.

50. “Alone / Together” (SATB choir with electroacoustic soundtrack) – 2020. 
★ This piece has not had its premier performance yet.
Is your capable SATB choir looking for an interesting challenge?

51. “The House by the Side of the Road” (Unaccompanied SATB choir with
soprano and tenor soloist) – 2020
★ This piece has not had its premier performance yet.
Is your capable SATB choir looking for an interesting challenge?

52. “The Cloths of Heaven” – a beautiful new setting of the poem by Yeats.
(Soprano or tenor solo with option of piano, harp, or chamber ensemble)
Written in 2020. Contact the composer for details.
Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music.

53. “Haul Away, Joe” (Unaccompanied TTBB choir with instrumental descant)
2021. Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music and J.W. Pepper.

54. “The Commanded Heart” (TTBB choir with piano and ‘cello) – 2021.
       Commissioned by  Unison Choruses Canada, to be premiered at the
 Open Harbour Festival in Halifax, May 19-22, 2023.

55. “Mists to Torrents” (One movement of a new Orchestral suite) – 2021.
Orchestral score for the November Spitfire Audio composition competition.
Conductor’s score and parts available from Hillview Cottage Music.

56. “Come With Me to the Sea” (SATB choir with piano and optional ‘cello)
Written in 2022. Also available for SSAA, SAB, SATB and TTBB choirs.
Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music.

57. “Dancing Beneath the Stars” (Unison, 2-part, SSA or SSAA choirs) – 2022.
Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music.

58. “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” – a beautiful new setting of the poem by Yeats.
(Soprano or tenor solo with option of piano, harp, or chamber ensemble)
Written in 2023. Contact the composer for details.
Available for purchase from Hillview Cottage Music.

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