Here is another full score video. Sing along while you follow along with this Oasis Chorale recording.
I grew up singing hymns and gospel songs, and some of them are so familiar they have become virtually meaningless for me. It feels like I could sing them in my sleep. Backwards. In four-part harmony. For me, this especially applies to the nursing home gospel songs. If you’ve sung at a nursing home very … Read More
As promised, here is another full score video for you to sing along with while you listen. May joy be released!
Over the next several months, I plan to release a number of full score videos that will allow you to sing along while you listen to the songs. I will be posting them here periodically, but you will also be able to find them on the listening page and on my YouTube channel. I hope … Read More
As a choral conductor, I find it helpful to see programs that other conductors have assembled. It gives me ideas for how to structure a program and helps me find new choral sheet music. So here’s the latest program that I put together for the Elnora Bible Institute Choir. Since this is my last time … Read More
Have you visited the listening page and wondered who’s singing? If you have, this note is for you. I thought it would be good to give credit to the various groups who have contributed recordings over the years. It’s a huge blessing to have these recordings, and I send out a big thank you to … Read More
You’ve probably heard about Shenandoah Christian Music Camp, right? It’s a week-long, summer music camp that began in Harrisonburg, Virginia, in 2006. It has impacted a lot of people by providing a safe and positive atmosphere for musical and spiritual growth. It’s making such an impact that people are practically beating down the doors to … Read More
Four years ago this morning, I awoke from the worst night of my life. My brother-in-law, Sheldon Martin, was dead. My wife’s sister Louisa had called the evening before to say that she didn’t know where her husband, Sheldon, was. He had gone canoeing by himself, and she hadn’t heard from him all day. When … Read More
If you’ve snooped through the Pilgrim Choral Series or songs like “Joy Medley” or “Roll Away,” you’ve probably noticed that I like to arrange children’s songs. Not only that, some of the children’s song arrangements are meant to be sung only by adult choirs. Why would a choir waste time singing children’s songs when it … Read More
Crystal Miller wrote the words and music to the song, “Acts 2,” and I arranged it. Listen to her tell the story. In January, 2015, I heard a sermon about a renewed vision for the church. At one point in the message, the end of Acts chapter 2 was used. The “breaking bread from house … Read More