original Christmas choral works

Ye Men of Vision (1971, rev. 1983) Mz solo, SATB, Brass Quintet, Organ. Text by Carl Oxholm, III.

Hodie Christus Natus Est (1977; rev. 1996) Unison Treble Chorus, SATB, Brass Quartet (or Piano or Organ), String Bass, Drums ad lib.

Glory to God (1978) SAB, Brass Quintet, Percussion (2). Text, Luke 2:13-15. Revised 1999 for SATB, same instrumentation.

Images of Christmas (1981) Children (SA), SATB, Keyboard. Text by Irene Jennings.

Who Helps You Sing Your Heart-Song? (1990) Ballad-Anthem for Advent. SATB, String Quartet or organ; Harp or Piano. Text by Stephen D. Jones.

What Child is This? (1995) SATB + SATB (solo quartet or semi-chorus) unaccompanied. Text by William Chatterton Dix.
Version II (1999) SSATTBB, audience/congregation unaccompanied
Grand Prize Winner (1 of 2) in “Welcome Christmas” competition jointly sponsored
by Plymouth Music Series/VocalEssence (Minneapolis) and American Composers’ Forum
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Version III (2000) S(S)AT(B)B, opt. kbd., opt. audience/congregation; orchestrated

Magnificat (2002) Canon 4 in 1 for equal or mixed voices. Text: Luke 1: 46.