Featured Composers

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Gwyneth Walker

by Cricket Handler

American composer Gwyneth Walker’s music is “beloved for its energy, beauty, reverence and drama” and certainly I thank you God for most this amazing day is no exception. Set to the poem by e.e.cummings, this piece expresses the grandeur and vastness of the universe and the feeling of gratitude we have each morning as we awaken to […]

Joan Szymko, composer

by Cricket Handler

Joan Szymko is one of my favorite composers and we’re delighted to feature her musical interpretation of the poem Wynken, Blynken and Nod on our concert highlighting the music of women composers. We enjoyed singing maggie and milly and molly and may our first season, and last fall we performed her Nada te turbe on text by Saint Teresa de Avila […]

Bradley Ellingboe, composer

by Cricket Handler

We asked composer Bradley Ellingboe to tell us a bit about his composition That Passeth All Understanding for women’s ensemble, soprano solo and clarinet.  ” I wrote the piece for the Santa Fe Women’s Ensemble. It was premiered in the historic Loretto Chapel on a cold winter’s night that had a LOT of snow.  There was talk of […]