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2019

 

Lions Pride (2019)

For concert band, Commissioned by Locke's Public School Band, St. Thomas, Ontario

For Locke's P.S. Centennial Anniversary, Seth McNall, Music Director

2018

Variation on a "Euphonious Melody (2018)

For solo euphonium and brass band

Commissioned by Mission Hill Brass, St. Albert, Alberta, A. Daniel Skepple Jr, Director

Euphonium solo performed by Demondrae Thurman

2017

The Mighty Oaks (2017)

For concert band, Written for Oakridge Secondary School, London, Ontario, Deborah Wales, Director

2016

 

May I See You Home? (2016)

Original song, written with Tom McInerney

2015

 

Fletcher Lake (2015)

For solo trumpet and piano

Written for Paul Stevenson in memory of his Dad, Douglas Salter Stevenson

Premiered by Paul Stevenson (trumpet) and Steve Holowitz (piano)

 

Songs of Karegnodi (2015)

For concert band, Commissioned by St. Anne's Catholic School, Clinton, Ontario, made possible through a grant from the

Rotary Club of Grand Bend (Ontario), Josh Geddis, Director

2014

 

Rainbow Through The Rain (Tribute To Bow Valley Resiliency) (2014)

For concert band, Big Band, and Choir, Commissioned by the “Valley Winds Music Association",

to commemorate the effort and unifying accomplishment of the Bow Valley communities, as they demonstrated tremendous resiliency

from the terrible June 2013 floods , Camore and Banff, Alberta, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

 

2013

 

Give To Her (2013)

For SSAA women’s choir

Commissioned by Amabile Young Women's Ensemble, London, Ontario, for "A Song For Our Sisters", Brenda Zadorsky, Conductor

 

 

2012

 

A Grand Journey (Cityhood Centennial) (2012)

For concert band, Commissioned by the “Kitchener Musical Society Band", made possible by a grant from the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund

to commemorate Kitchener’s 100th Anniversary of Cityhood, Kitchener, Ontario, David Davidson, Conductor

 

Believing (2012)

For concert band, Commissioned by Byron Northview Public School, London, Ontario, Michelle Cavanagh, Conductor

 

Remember (2012)

For TTBB men’s choir

Commissioned by Primus: Amabile Men’s Choir, London, Ontario, Dr. Carol Beynon and Ken Fleet, Conductor

 

Michael’s Song (2012)

For orchestra and solo piano

Premiered by Orchestra London, with Francesco Milioto (piano), Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

 

2011

 

Song For The Raiders (2011)

For concert band, Commissioned by H.B. Beal Secondary School, London, Ontario, Eric Heidenheim, Conductor

 

 

2010

 

JLC Olympic Fanfare (2010)

For orchestra

Commissioned for “Inspiring A Dream” - Celebrating Our Olympic Athletes, London, Ontario

Premiered by Orchestra London at the John Labatt Centre, London, Ontario, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

Lucas Salute - Homage to “Mr. Clark” (2010)

For concert band, Commissioned by A.B. Lucas Secondary School, London, Ontario, Paul Stevenson, Conductor

 

With Glowing Hearts (adaptation) (2010)

For orchestra

Originally commissioned by The New Horizon Concert Band (affiliated with The University of Western Ontario), London, Ontario

Premiered by Orchestra London, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

2009

 

Dracula (work in progress)

Original score for orchestra, to be performed live with the classic 1931 horror film of the same name, starring Béla Lugosi

Performed as the main attraction for the show “Dracula Live - A Nightmare Of Horror

 

With Glowing Hearts (2009)

For concert band, Commissioned by The New Horizon Concert Band (affiliated with The University of Western Ontario), London, Ontario

 

Living Flame (2009)

For brass band, Commissioned by The Canadian Staff Band, John Lam, Band Master, for their CD “Festivity”

 

The Warburton Arms (adaptation) (2009)

For horn octet 

Premiered at “The Majesty Of The Horn” (International Horn Day 2009), Toronto, Ontario

 

 

2008

 

Concerto For Trumpet and Orchestra (work in progress)

For solo trumpet and orchestra

 

Canadian Voyage (3 remaining movements) (work in progress)

For solo french horn and orchestra

 

 

2007

 

Day Of Thanks (2007)

For choir, brass and percussion

Commissioned by the Amabile Youth Choirs “Ye Olde Medieval Feaste: A Knight To Remember”

Premiered by Brassroots and the Amabile Youth Choirs, Jeff Christmas, guest Conductor

 

 

2006

 

The Warburton Arms (adaptation) (2006)

For concert band

Premiered by the Lambton Concert Band, Sarnia, Ontario, Jeff Christmas, guest Conductor

 

“Tequila Sunrise” (from “Cocktail Suite”) (adaptation) (2006)

For orchestra

Originally commissioned by Brassroots (London Arts Council Grant)

Premiered by the Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, Calgary, Alberta, Jeff Christmas, guest Conductor

 

Cocktail Suite (2006)

For brass, percussion, piano/synthesizer, and electric bass/acoustic bass

Commissioned by Brassroots (London Arts Council Grant)

Premiered by Brassroots, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

 

2005

I Know What I Know (2005)

Original song

Written for the musical “Jazzabel”, produced by “Femme Fatale”

Premiered at the Grand Theatre, London Ontario

 

Hearts Made Great (2005)

Original score for orchestra

Written for the musical “Hearts Made Great”

Premiered by Orchestra London Canada, London Ontario, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

Blanches Theme - “Varsouviana” (2005)

For Piano solo

Written for the musical “A Street Car Named Desire”

Premiered at the Grand Theatre, London, Ontario

2004

 

Concerto For English Horn and Orchestra (2004)

For solo english horn and orchestra

Composed as part of the composer residency with Orchestra London (Canada Council grant)

Premiered by Orchestra London Canada, with Jennifer Short (english horn), London Ontario, Tanya Miller, Conductor

 

Canadian Voyage (“Atlantic Coast” and “Northern”) (2004)

For solo french horn and orchestra

Commissioned by Ronald George

Premiered by the London Community Orchestra, with Ronald George (french horn), London, Ontario, Len Ingrao, Conductor

 

Blue Water Portrait (2004)

For solo oboe and orchestra

Commissioned by Yootha Neller and the International Symphony Orchestra

Premiered by the International Symphony Orchestra, with Yootha Neller (oboe), Sarnia, Ontario, Jerome David Summers, Conductor

 

Somewhere In New York (2004)

Original song

Written for the musical “Jazzabel”, produced by “Femme Fatale”

Premiered at the Grand Theatre, London Ontario

 

We Had Yesterday (2004)

Original song

Written for the musical “Jazzabel”, produced by “Femme Fatale”

Premiered at the Grand Theatre, London Ontario

 

 

2003

 

Algoma (2003)

For orchestra

Composed as part of the composer residency with Orchestra London (Canada Council grant)

Premiered by Orchestra London Canada, London Ontario, Timothy Vernon, Conductor

 

River - Journey To Wellspring (2003)

For orchestra, guitars, solo piano and voices

Commissioned for a CD by Wellspring London and Region, London, Ontario

Live performance was premiered at the Grand Theatre, London, Ontario, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

Psalm for Colborne United (2003)

For two choirs, organ, handbells, two flutes, two trumpets, two trombones and percussion

Commissioned by the Choirs of Colborne Street United Church, London, Ontario

Premiered by the Choirs of Colborne Street United Church, Bill and Eva Bettger, Directors

 

Child Of Christmas Day (2003)

For choir, brass quintet and piano

Commissioned by the Amabile Youth Singers, London, Ontario

Premiered by the Amabile Youth Singers, Brenda Zadorsky, Conductor

 

God Be In My Head (2003)

For choir and piano

Commissioned by the choir and congregation of St. James Westminster Anglican Church, London, Ontario

Premiered by the St. James Westminster Choir, Stephen Holowitz, Conductor

 

Land Of Lakes And Rivers (adaptation) (2003)

For concert band  

Originally commissioned for the 2001 Canada Summer Games London Alliance Opening Ceremonies, London, Ontario

Adaptation commission by Encore...the Concert Band, London, Ontario

Premiered at Central Secondary School, London, Ontario, Phil Murphy, Conductor

2002

 

The Symphony Orchestra and Its Instruments (suite) (2002)

For orchestra

Composed as part of the composer residency with Orchestra London (Canada Council grant) for their Education and Community series

Premiered by Orchestra London Canada, London Ontario, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

Christmas Fanfare (2002)

For orchestra

Composed as part of the composer residency with Orchestra London (Canada Council grant) for “A Family Christmas” pops

Premiered by Orchestra London Canada, London Ontario, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

Night Before Christmas (2002)

For orchestra and narrator

Composed as part of the composer residency with Orchestra London (Canada Council grant) for “A Family Christmas” pops

Premiered by Orchestra London Canada, with Larry Smith (narrator), London Ontario, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

A Lil' Island Music (adaptation) (2002)

For orchestra, piano, bass, drums, and solo trumpet

Originally commissioned by Brassroots with Guido Basso (trumpet)

Adaptation commissioned for “Brassed Off 2”

Premiered by Orchestra London with Paul Stevenson (trumpet)

 

 

2001

 

Land of Lakes and Rivers (2001)

For orchestra, choir with soloist, and rhythm section  

Commissioned for the 2001 Canada Summer Games London Alliance Opening Ceremonies, London, Ontario

Premiered at the TD Waterhouse Stadium at the University Of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

Broadcasted live on TSN, Gerald Fagan, Conductor

 

Ireland’s Coast (2001)

For orchestra, solo tin whistle, uilleann pipes, and bodhran  

Premiered by Orchestra London Canada, with Tara O’ Connor (tin whistle),

Paul Gribbon (uilleann pipes) and Jeff Christmas (bodhran), Brian Jackson, Conductor

 

Festival Fanfare and Theme (adaptation) (2001)

For Brass Band

Originally commissioned by Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School, Orleans, Ontario

Adaptation commissioned by Intrada Brass, for their CD “Gaîté Canadienne”, Bramwell Gregson, Conductor

 

"Paul and Kenna” Fanfare (2001)

For brass quintet

Premiered at the London Citadel , London, Ontario

 

Elegy (2001)

For french horn and piano

Premiered by Ronald George (french horn) and Heather Morrison (piano), Sarnia, Ontario

 

 

2000

 

Sister's (adaptation) (2000)

For orchestra and solo piano

Premiered by Orchestra London, with John Regan (piano), Dave Martin, Conductor

 

Boogies Stride 'N Boogie (2000)

(1st Movement of "Canada Swings")

For orchestra and solo piano 

Premiered by Orchestra London, with Dean Harrison (piano), Dave Martin, Conductor

 

Blue, Red and Plaid (2000)

For orchestra and solo trumpet

Commissioned by Paul Stevenson for “Brassed Off” 

Premiered by Orchestra London Canada, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

 

1999

 

St. Giles Fanfare (1999)

For trumpet, french horn, and trombone

Commissioned for The Inter-Provincial Music Camp Scholarship Concert

Premiered by Terry Samuel (trumpet), Ronald George (french horn), and Geoff Gander (trombone)

Adapted for 3 french horns, recorded by Tim Lockwood (french horn)

 

Sithi bamba Siyayilanda - Dare To Care (1999)

For two choirs, two flutes, piano, and percussionCommissioned by Central United Church, St. Thomas, Ontario

Premiered at A Millennium Celebratory Service, Gillian Laidlaw, Conductor

 

A Millennium Portrait (1999)

For concert band, Commissioned by John McCrae Secondary School, Ottawa, Ontario, Robert Denney, Conductor

Premiered at the official opening of John McCrae S.S.

 

Festival Fanfare and Theme (1999)

For concert band, Commissioned by Sir Wilfrid Laurier Secondary School, Orleans, Ontario, Richard Arrigo, Conductor

Premiered at the 1999 Tulip Festival (Ottawa, Ontario)

 

 

1998

 

A Lil' Island Music (1998)

For brass ensemble, percussion, piano, bass, drums, and solo trumpet

Premiered by Brassroots with Guido Basso (trumpet), Bramwell Gregson, Conductor

 

Sister's (1998)

For brass ensemble, percussion, and flügel horn duet

Premiered by Brassroots with Paul Stevenson and Julie Meyers (flügel horn), Bramwell Gregson, Conductor

 

Blue Nostalgia (1998)

For orchestra and solo piano

Premiered at the Berklee Performance Center, Boston, Massachusetts

Commissioned by the Professional Writing Division at Berklee College of Music,

for the "Professional Writing Division Awards Concert", Jeff Christmas, Conductor Winner of the 1997/1998 Millican Award

 

Continuum (1998)

For flute, oboe, clarinet, french horn, violoncello, and harp

Premiered at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts, Jeff Christmas, Conductor

 

Fugue in F Major (1998)

For string quartet

Premiered at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

 

S'mor Music (1998)

For solo Piano

Premiered at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Hallucinating (1998)

For vibraphone and contrabass

Premiered at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Dust To Dust (1998)

For french horn and piano

Premiered by Tim Lockwood (horn) and Wendy Christmas (piano), at University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

 

 

1997

 

Half Mast (1997)

For brass ensemble and  percussion

Premiered by Brassroots, Bramwell Gregson, Conductor

 

Atlanta (Olympic Dream) (1997)

For brass ensemble and  percussion

Premiered by Brassroots, Bramwell Gregson, Conductor

 

The Warburton Arms (adaptation) (1995)

For orchestra and solo piano

Premiered by Orchestra London Canada, with Brian Jackson (solo piano)

 

Beginning To End (1997)

For jazz combo

Premiered at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

 

“Project One" (1997)

For violin and contrabass

Premiered at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Buoyancy (1997)

For violoncello and piano

Premiered at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

 

Canon in G Minor (1997)

For solo piano

Premiered at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

 

“Final Invention" (1997)

For solo piano

Premiered at Berklee College of Music, Boston, Massachusetts

 

"Annie and Charles” Fanfare (1997)

For brass quintet

Premiered by Paul Stevenson (trumpet), Chris Coyle (trumpet), Tim Lockwood (french horn),

Karl Hermann (trombone), John Lam (bass trombone), Sarnia, Ontario

 

Fanfare and O Canada (1997)

Original Fanfare for brass, percussion, and choir

Premiered by Brassroots and the Amabile Men’s Choir,

for the opening of the Third International Symposium for Olympic Research, Bramwell Gregson, Conductor

 

 

1982-1995

 

The Warburton Arms (1995)

For solo piano

Premiered by Wendy Christmas (piano), at University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario

Transcribed for brass ensemble, percussion, and solo flügel horn

Premiered by Brassroots with Julie Meyers (flügel horn), James White, Conductor

 

Fanfare to “Deep Harmony” (1995)

For brass band

Premiered by the London Citadel Band, Bramwell Gregson, Conductor

 

Psalm for Arrigo (1994)

For brass quintet, solo voice, and organ

 

Fanfare Regalis (1992)

For brass ensemble and  percussion

Premiered by Brassroots, James White, Conductor

 

IBS - Intrada (Fanfare & Chorale) (1991)

For brass  quintet

Premiered by “The International Brass Soloists”: Erik Schultz (trumpet), James Watson (trumpet),

Ifor James (french horn), Stanley Clarke (trombone), Michael Lind (tuba), in Spiegelzelt, 

 

You Never Know About Tomorrow (1982)

For piano, vocal, bass, drums, and vibraphone 

Winner of ORMTA Class "C" Competition

 

 

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