March for the Double Coronation

Commissioned by Marcy and Mark Sudock for the Musique Sur La Mer Orchestras (Long Beach, CA), this piece for string orchestra was composed for the Double Coronation of Britain’s King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla and is set to be premiered in London on May 5, 2023. It intends to capture the tradition of […]


Ternion Sonata No. 2

Commissioned by the Debussy Trio, this second sonata for them features these three movements: 1. A Desirable New Perspective 2. Palate Cleanser 3. Dance Finale


Stabat Mater

The words of Israeli and Palestinian mothers whose children have been killed are combined with the traditional Latin prayer in this cantata of compassion. “…an extraordinarily powerful piece…beautifully crafted and yes, the message could not be more timely…Congratulations on creating such a stunning work” (Grant Gershon, Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Master Chorale). See […]


Psalms and Canticles

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Evening Service for St. Edmund Campion’s

SATB chorus and organ    [c. 5:30]

An exuberant Magnificat is paired with an appropriately reflective Nunc Dimittis that have subtle musical connections.

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ECS Publishing – Catalog #7111

Here Is a Soul

SATB, unaccompanied    [c. 2:30]

One of Gibson’s earliest choral works, this tenderly imploring prayer uses fragments from several psalms as its text. A choir accustomed to singing chant will feel the interpretation come quite naturally.

Watch and listen on YouTube.

[excerpt performed by the Philovox Ensemble, conducted by Robert Schuneman]

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Lauda anima mea

Three-part women's chorus and organ    [c. 2:35]

This setting of the Offertory for the Third Sunday of Easter (Psalm 145:2) uses the Latin form of:

Praise the Lord, O my soul:
I will praise the Lord throughout my life;
I will sing to my God for as long as I live,

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Let Us Sing Unto God

Cantor/SATB/congregation, piano, optional oboe    [c. 3:45]

The Exodus canticle for the Easter Vigil, in a vigorous setting with choral, chant-like verses, was commissioned by Holy Family Cathedral, Orange, CA.

Excerpt performed by singers from Holy Family Cathedral, conducted by Matt Gray.]

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G.I.A. Publications - Catalog # G-3878

Lord, Send Out Your Spirit

Cantor/congregation, organ    [c. 3:40]

This setting of the Psalm for Pentecost is flowing, melodic, and contemplative.

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[Excerpt from A Mass of Life, G.I.A. #CD-289.]

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G.I.A. Publications - Catalog # G3358

May God Bless Us

SATB, unaccompanied    [c. 2:00]

This tender, flowing anthem is especially suited for moments of meditation and reflection.

See and hear it on YouTube.

[Excerpt from A Mass of Life, G.I.A. #CD-289]

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ECS Publishing – Catalog # 5987

Psalm 121 (My Help Comes From the Lord)

SAB, organ    [c. 6:00]

Commissioned by their children to honor Warren and Alice Sautebin, this relatively easy setting of the beloved psalm includes a flowing refrain that incorporates the tune Amsterdam, making a connection to the Moravian tradition to which the dedicatees belong.

Listen on YouTube.

[Excerpt performed by the Philovox Ensemble (Jennifer Lester, conductor) for ECS.]

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