Compositions - Vocal Works

Christ be Beside Me

Praise Chorus

The words come from St. Patrick's "Breastplate" Prayer. Written in May 2011, this song is dedicated to my father.

Rena Poling (Sop.)

Laura Breen (Alto)

Martin Mikles (Guitar)

Every Memory is a Sparrow (excerpt)

SSAA Choir

Written in 2007 for the Rockford High School (RHS) Advanced Women's Ensemble in Rockford, Michigan. Conducted by David Duiven.


Sacred Harp - Newaygo


Recording from the Grand Rapids Sacred Harp "sing" on Feb 7, 2015.

Strange (excerpt)

Voice and Piano

Often while witnessing true beauty, one reaches a point where a wall of sorts hinders one from experiencing that beauty in a fully realized way. Strange aims to capture the frustration and mystery of those moments. 


Antoinette Vargo (voice)

John Amar Velasco (pno.)