Lord, Whose Love in Humble Service (Beach Spring)
Using the beautiful tune BEACH SPRING from the Sacred Harp, this Festive Hymn Setting was commissioned by Frank Brownstead, music director of Our Lady of the Angels cathedral in Los Angeles.
Shepherd’s Lot, The
A companion piece to Schubert’s Shepherd on the Rock, this set of three songs (with an Intermezzo for piano) uses poems by William Blake: 1. The Shepherd, 2. Love’s Secret, (3. Intermezzo,) 4. Spring. Commissioned for the European Concert Trio by Harald Gibson, ECT gave the first three performances in February 2016.
This setting of the ancient prayer of praise and thanksgiving was commissioned and premiered by the combined choruses of Loyola Marymount University with orchestra, Dr. Mary Breden conductor. It is in seven contrasting but related movements. “Beautiful sounds, elegant and masterfully crafted. Worthy addition to religious canon. Bravo and congratulations!” – Rodney Punt, The Huffington […]
Singers Viki Hilferty and Jonas Sills with pianist Jim McCarthy presented the world premiere of Paul Gibson’s sacred song Francis Walks on Water at All Saints Catholic Church in Los Angeles.