SATB a cappella | 4 min. | Graphite | Text: Dale Trumbore
"You see yourself reflected... You learn to love what you see."
This vibrant new piece is about those rare moments when a single experience reshapes you: you visit a place or meet a new person and learn something about yourself you'll carry with you for the rest of your life.
SSAA a cappella | 3' | Boosey & Hawkes | Text: Stacy Gnall
Flare is constantly in motion, a rhythmic race "through trees with bursting limbs" that drives toward the last line: “big brother, I am catching up to you.” This piece was commissioned by the 32 choruses of the ACDA Women's Commission Consortium.
SATB, SSAA, or TTBB Chorus | 4' | Graphite | Text: Dale Trumbore
“Faster” is still about feeling stuck, as if life is moving too slowly, and yearning for a change. In the end, the narrator realizes that instead of waiting for the right moment to make that change, they can initiate it; they’re the one who decides when it’s time to leave.
SATB a cappella | 4' | Mark Foster Series | Text: Laura Foley
Not just an exultation of happiness, Threads of Joy recognizes how we emerge from darkness and pain back into light. The music captures this duality
in ever-shifting prismatic harmonies.
SATB a cappella | 3 min. | Graphite | Text: Samuel Daniel
Love is a Sickness takes nonsense words already in Samuel Daniel's text and adds scat syllables, creating a jazzy, swinging accompaniment to the soprano melody: "More we enjoy it, more it dies; If not enjoyed, it sighing cries, Heigh ho."