Links & Affiliations
American Composers Forum
-- Active association of composers.
American Music Center
-- Portal to new American music, with interesting online newsletter, NewMusic Box
American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP)
-- Performing rights organization controlled by music creators.
-- Inclusive community to promote choral singing.
International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM)
-- Global network for choral arts.
Alexandria Choral Society
-- A well-regarded chorus in Northern Virginia, ACS was commissioning composers and winning adventuresome programming awards before most other groups in the, D.C. area. I sang with this group for several years, meeting many friends and performers. Its directors I've worked include Kerry Krebill, Keith Reas, Philip Cave and Neil Weston.
St. Monica & St.
James Episcopal Church
-- A welcoming community on Washington's Capitol Hill, this Anglo-Catholic parish offers high mass with excellent chant and music. Longtime Music Director Dan Elmer programmed "Light of the Minds that Know Him" in June 1997 and invited me to attend. Now I sing there, we perform my pieces regularly and they commissioned "From Heaven There Came A Sound" in 2009.
-- An adventuresome chamber choir, active in Maryland and Montana, which has
performed my work and given me friendships,
including Music Director Kerry Krebill. At the 2008
Helena Choral Week
I was composer-in-residence.
Musikanten won plaudits for its
CD of Robert Evett's sacred music.
Its 2009 Baltic tour included "Dona Nobis Pacem."
St. Luke Catholic Church
-- A vibrant music program in McLean, VA, where Music Director Paul Skevington makes great use of the fine organ and acoustics. These feature in many recordings, also ones on this site.
-- Boston, MA has one of America's most venerable churches, with a distinguished tradition of old and new in its worship. Music Director Heinrich Christensen chose "This Is The Day" for Easter 2009 and commissioned "Aromimcha Adonia Ki Dilitani" for a 2010 concert.
Reading Choral Society
-- Reading, Pennsylvania, boasts one of the first community choral societies in America. Its distinguised tradition continues with Music Director Peter Hopkins. They performed "There's A Wideness in God's Mercy" in the 2009-10 season. I was doubly thrilled, since Reading is my home town!
St. Peter's Cathedral
-- The Episcopal cathedral in Helena, MT, where Kerry Krebill is Music Director. Its choir has performed my Shaker settings among other pieces. "Holy, Holy, Holy Is The Lord God of Hosts" got its second performance here.
-- A historic Lutheran church in Reading, PA, with a strong musical and theological traditions. Dr. Raendel Wolfe is Music Director and his predecessor Donald Hinkle was one of my main teachers.
Holy Trinity Lutheran
-- A Falls Church, VA, congregation outstanding in worship. Its choir presented many of my pieces in the 1990s when Dr. Shirley Eckhard was Music Director.
-- Award-winning recording company, dedicated to new music. "Snow-Flakes" for chorus and celesta is on their inaugural CD of the series "Made in the Americas." "Masterworks of the New Era" CD's include "You Are God" for choir and chamber orchestra and "Sanctus & Benedictus" for choir and strings (scheduled for 2009 release). Conductor-composer Robert Ian Winstin is the guiding artistic light.
-- Extensive online resources for all things choral and network of experts and enthusiasts.
Classical Composers Database
-- Info on 4000-some composers and counting.
-- Daily vignette on new music through history and today, American Public Media.
-- International database of choral music.
A great project worthy of support!
-- Engineer Chris Murphy has won many awards for his outstanding recordings. He handles all kinds of music and has been a fabulous colleague in many of my projects.
-- THE way to find great singers in the Washington area and to learn about choral performances. Wonderful Lisa Koehler runs it, an organizer, friend and alto for many of my recordings.