LINKS TO MY PUBLISHERS
Darcey Press, owned by Adrienne Tindall, publishes primarily organ music and vocal solos for church and concert. My vocal solos, Christmas Again and What Shall I Do, Lord? can be purchased through Darcey Press. My organ solos are featured in various volumes of 83 Musical Gifts and 120 More Musical Gifts.
Laudation Press has just released the following instrumental works of mine: I Want Jesus to Walk with Me (piano solo); Morning Bells (for handbell choir); Celebration March (for brass quintet); It Came upon the Midnight Clear (woodwind quintet); and Sing We Now of Christmas (woodwind quintet).
GIA is a publisher of both sacred and secular octavos, organ, piano and handbell titles. Currently I have three pieces in their catalogue: Love Comes Trick-a-lin' Down (2-part, piano); and The Cherry Tree Carol (2-part, piano), both part of their "Not for Children Only" series; and O for a Heart to Praise My God (SAB choir, keyboard).
World Library Publications (WLP) publishes my choral anthem entitled, Praise to the Holiest in the Height, with a classic text by Cardinal John Henry Newman, and Come, Let's Worship the Lord, an exuberant anthem with words and music by the composer
Lorenz has been a publisher of church music for well over 100 years. My piano and organ music is regularly featured in the pages of their bi-monthly magazines, The Church Pianist, The Organist, The Organ Portfolio and The Sacred Organ Journal. My pieces are also included in the following Lorenz collections: The Pianist Under Pressure; Music for Celebration and Reflection (organ); A Time for Giving (piano); He Leadeth Me (piano); Come Away to the Skies (organ); Jesus, Our Emmanuel (piano); and recent volumes of The Church Pianist's Library, The Organist's Library and The Easy Organ Library. Lorenz also publishes three choral pieces of mine: Sit Down! (SATB, piano- AM751), Good News! He's Alive! (SAB, piano- AM819), and I Love You, O My Lord Most High (SATB, piano). Other choral pieces of mine are featured regularly in their magazine, THE SAB CHOIR.
Wayne Leupold Editions also publishes my organ works. Visit their site to purchase editions of masterworks and to subscribe to their bi-monthly journal, The Organist's Companion, which offers easy, but well-written music for church organists. Pieces include arrangements of hymns and original compositions by composers of many musical periods, with the focus on contemporary composers.
Steal Away (SAB, piano) and Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing (SATB, keyboard, opt. trumpet trio) are two choral works of mine in the catalogue of this publisher. A choral benediction is also available, entitled Benediction: As We Leave This Place (SATB, a cappella), originally published in Church Music Workshop (September-December 2006), a journal for music ministers.
Augsburg Fortress publishes choral, organ and piano music, and is the publishing arm of the Lutheran Church (ELCA). A very popular anthem of mine currently in their catalogue is Take Up Your Cross (2-part mixed, piano). It weds the familiar Lenten hymn text by Charles Everest to a beautiful traditional Scottish tune, CANDLER. Also, recently published are I've Just Come from the Fountain (SATB choir and piano), a fun and exciting arrangement of the beloved Spiritual; and God Bestows on Every Sense (SATB choir and keyboard), utilizing an evocative text by Adam Tice wedded to a lovely original melody.
One of my all-time "best-sellers" is We Must Believe (3-part mixed, keyboard). I composed this for the school market with assistance from Greg Gilpin. It was featured some years ago in the Editor's Choice section of the J.W. Pepper choral music catalogue, and has since become a popular graduation anthem.
ILP is a Catholic music publisher based in Tennessee. They have recently published my Mass setting, Mass of Praise and Glory, which can currently be found in their new hymnal, You Are Holy. Soon other pieces of mine, including liturgical songs and octavos (choral anthems), will also be published.
Fred Bock Music publishes sacred choral anthems and keyboard collections. You can find my piece Star Light, Star Bright, with text by Todd Dahlberg, on their website. It is scored for SATB, piano, and is most appropriate for Christmas. Search code #DAA1139901.
Hal Leonard is one of the biggest music publishing companies in the world. You name it, they probably publish it. Through Hal Leonard you can purchase my sacred choral anthem, You, Lord, Are My Hiding Place (SATB/2-part mixed and piano- #HL 08751660). Although published by Fred Bock, it is sold through Hal Leonard.
Paraclete Press has published a choral work of mine for SATB voices, entitled, Shepherd of Souls, with a text by 19th century writer, James Montgomery.
This is an online site owned by John Parker that publishes choral music for churches, schools and community choirs. HERE'S HOW IT WORKS....1) Select your favorite Easy Choir Music pieces; 2) Pay for your order at checkout by credit card or other means; 3) Reproduce all you need for your organization by any means for as long as you like. You pay one set price for each piece you purchase, and you may make as many copies as you want . This digital service makes it easy ("easy choir music") to purchase and immediately download your music. No waiting for mail delivery and no shipping charges! It's a great concept. My pieces currently available on the easychoirmusic.com website are: The Morning Flowers, El Rio Mar, So Lost Without My Lord, Mary Had a Baby, and The Heart of Christ.
OCP is one of the three major Catholic music publishers in the country, along with GIA and WLP. They will soon be publishing a choral work of mine, Be Joyful, Mary, Heavenly Queen (SATB, keyboard), my first with the company.
My first piece with Alfred is a choral entitled Winter, available in 3 voicings: SATB, SAB/3-part Mixed, and SSA. With a text by poet Walter De La Mare, this secular work is an ideal choice for winter/Christmas concerts for high school, community and college choirs.