SATB a cappella

Gratitude is lovely modern Thanksgiving hymn for a cappella SATB choir. The original text expresses appreciation for the earth, family relationships, the restored gospel, overcoming trials, and ultimately the Savior – “the giver of them all.”Gratitude is available through

For the Beauty of the Earth

SATB a cappella (optional divisi)


This ethereal new setting of Folliot Pierpoint’s standard hymn For the Beauty of the Earth features a new melody and stunning modern harmonies.  During the second verse, the familiar tune by Conrad Kocher is repurposed in the bass line.

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I Have a Garden

SSAA a cappella


A good mother-in-law is hard to find.  I got one.  She’s a member of an elite squad of singing ladies called Come Saturday Morning (perhaps because they practice early on Saturday mornings).  To honor them, I arranged this little ditty for four-part women’s voices.
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Joy to the World

SATB with piano


In this arrangement, the traditional harmonies are kept for choir and congregation to sing together, while a bit of counterpoint in the piano provides energy between verses.   It was  arranged as a part of the 2010 Christmas cantata Come and Behold Him.  This sheet music is an excerpt from the full cantata score; measure and page numbers correspond with the full score.

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Crusader’s Hymn

Vocal Solo with piano


Completed in March, 2007, this solo arrangement features beautiful piano harmonies underscoring the well-known Silesian hymn melody. Nathan Howe arranged this work for use at a conference of missionaries in Denver, Colorado.

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