Contest Voting

Once again this year, FreeLDSsheetMusic.orgis holding a sheet music competition, and two pieces from are in the running – look for I am His Son and How Great the Wisdom and the Love.  Go and listen to all of the the selections, then give ratings to help your favorites.  I’d appreciate your comments and ratings.  Thanks!

UPDATE: The voting is over, and although these pieces did not win prizes, they got many votes.  I appreciate your help!


SATB hymn


Sacrament is a hymn about the reasons we remember Christ and the ways that the sacrament can remind us of Him.
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Tuesday Talk

LDS Composers Directory

Amy J. van Dyk has been doing a good job on her new website at  Each Tuesday she features a conversation with an LDS composer, and this week it’s me!  Read the interview, follow her blog, and leave comments here.

How Great the Wisdom and the Love [SATB]

SATB with piano


Just in time for Easter, this new setting of Eliza R. Snow’s lovely hymn text provides an accessible, beautiful choral texture.

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A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief

Vocal Solo with Piano


This setting of A Poor Wayfaring Man of Grief was written in 2011 for use in a conference.  I wrote it for performance by two of my most influential musical mentors: my father sang, and my grandfather accompanied him on the piano.

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