Ring Out, Wild Bells
Composed for LA Children’s Chorus Artistic Director Anne Tomlinson in honor of her final season with LACC, this energetic setting of New Year’s verses by Alfred Tennyson is was premiered on Dec. 3, 2017, at Walt Disney Concert Hall with members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Wreath of Wakeful Dreams, A
Cellist Roger Lebow commissioned this set of three songs on poems by W.B. Yeats for his son, outstanding tenor Theo Lebow. Details of the premiere featuring the two musicians plus harpist Marcia Dickstein are to be announced. In order, the poems are He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven, The Stolen Child, and When You Are […]
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.
Gibson’s setting One in Faith (hymn tune: HYFRYDOL) for chorus, brass, timpani, and organ was once again sung for the installation of a bishop: the Most Reverend Dennis J. Sullivan as the eighth bishop of the Diocese of Camden, New Jersey, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception on February 12, 2013.