Mrs Murphy’s Chowder

SATB Violin Piano 4 hands – A really fun arrangement of a really fun song. Arranged for the trebles of the Grande Prairie Boys’ Choir, this song was a hit with both performers and audience members.

Cool

TB Piano – Arranged for A Joyful Noise, this version stays true to the West Side Story original by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim.

You’ve Got a Friend

SATB a cappella – I arranged this famous Carole King song for Dr Leonard Ratzlaff and the University of Alberta Madrigal Singers.

Blackbird

SSAATB a cappella – This famous Beatles song was arranged for the University of Alberta Concert Choir.

Ave Maria

SSAA Strings, Opt Piano or Organ – A lovely piece by Guilio Caccini set for women’s chorus and string orchestra.

Busy Doing Nothing

TB Piano, optional solos – A very fun song for accompanied TB chorus and solos, from the movie “A Yankee From Connecticut in King Arthur’s Court.

Un Canadien Errant

SAB Piano, Treble Instrument – Arranged for Eva Bostrand and A Joyful Noise.

Parting Glass

TTBB Violin Cello Piano, optional rhythm section – Arranged for Jeannie Pernal and the Men of Note from Grande Prairie.

River Driver

TTBB a cappella, w/drum – This is a transcription of the recording by Great Big Sea, with a few modifications for choir. The drum could be a hand drum, concert tom, etc.

Amazing Grace

TTBB Piano – This arrangement was written for Eva Bostrand and the tenors and basses from A Joyful Noise

Amazing Grace

SATB a cappella – This is an arrangement from the 90s I wrote for a youth choir I was conducting.

Amazing Grace

SAB Piano – a traditional setting with some new harmonies. Features an optional solo or group in verse 1, and solo in verse 3.

Three Alberta Cowboy Songs

SATB a cappella – These songs are associated with the Alberta cowboys and the old west. They are all fun playful arrangements for mixed chorus.

Yes We Can Can

SATB Piano – optional rhythm section and also available in SA and TB, all three arrangements can be performed together in any combination, or separately.

Vem kan segla förutan vind

SAB Piano – A beautiful traditional song from Åland sung in Swedish, this is an easy arrangement for mixed choir and piano.

Bluenose

TTBB Piano – A male chorus arrangement of this wonderful song by Stan Rogers.

Kyrie

SATB a cappella w/ Saxophone solo – From the Mass for Four Voices of William Byrd, this arrangement adds a few modifications and a saxophone to the original composition by Byrd.

Fields of Gold

SSA Piano – A pop stye arrangement for women’s chorus and piano.

Down in the River to Pray

SSAB a cappella – This is an easy arrangement of the well-known traditional song. Three part divisi in SA with unison B helps to make it accessible for many mixed choirs.

Forever Young

SAB Piano Cello – I wrote this arrangement of the song by Bob Dylan as an easy accessible version for mixed choir, the cello could be optional or even played on any other instrument that could cover the required range.

Drive My Car

SAB Piano – A fun arrangement of this famous Beatles tune.

Abide With Me

TTBB a cappella – the traditional melody, some new harmony, and set without words for male choir.