'Lead me, Lord,' premiered by the Choir of Kings College, Aberdeen under the direction of James O'Donnell. Repeat performances conducted by the composer.

 

'Shenandoah,' premiered by the University of Aberdeen Chamber Choir at the North Wales International Music Festival. A unique arrangement described as "magical and imaginative" by composer and entrepreneur Kurt Knecht. Available on MusicSpoke.

 

'O vos omnes,' premiered by Melos Chamber Choir of Vilnius, Lithuania. Subsequent performances given by Dulciana Women's Choir and Eoghan Desmond in Dublin. Called "a sincere religious meditation" by Lietuvos Musikos AntenaAvailable for SSAA or SATB on MusicSpoke. 

 

'Charlie is my Darling', arrangement written for the University of Aberdeen Chamber Choir's CD The Immortal Memory: A Burns Night Celebration. The disc debuted at no. 3 on the United Kingdom classical charts and this arrangement was featured on BBC Scotland and Classic FM. Available on MusicSpoke.

 

Complete Works LIST

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Choral Works

O God, Thy sea is so great and my boat is so small... for unaccompanied SATB (2017) An aleatoric setting of an old Breton fisherman's prayer, famed by its popularity with President Kennedy. 
St Andrew's Mass for two choirs (semichorus or quartet + full choir), 22'00" (2017) A macaronic concert setting of the mass in Latin (full choir) and Scottish Gaelic (semichorus).
Wayfaring Stranger (arr.) for unaccompanied SATB, 3'25" (2017)
Mater Dei for unaccompanied SSATB, 4'50" (2016) for Owain Park and the Cambridge Chorale 
Sicut Cervus for unaccompanied SATB, 4'45" (2016) 
Lead me, Lord for unaccompanied SATB, 4'30" (2016) premiered by the Choir of King's College Aberdeen under the direction of James O'Donnell
Charlie is my Darling for unaccompanied SATB (arr.), 1'50" (2016)
Ave rosa, sine spinis for unaccompanied SATB (Christmas), 3'20" (2016) 
because my love for six-part men's consort (text by Christina Rossetti), 5'30" (2016) for Owain Park and the Gesualdo Six 
Shenandoah for unaccompanied SATB + solo soprano (arr.), 4'00" (2016)
Oh soul, be silent for unaccompanied SATB (text by Rumi), 5'45" (2016)
Flowers of the Forest for unaccompanied SATB (arr. Mendelssohn), 4'40" (2015) Commissioned by the Royal Collections Trust for the exhibition "Scottish Artists 1750-1900: Caledonia to the Continent" at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace. 
O vos omnes for unaccompanied SSAA or SATB (Lent/Holy Week), 4'30" (2015) for Melos Chamber Choir, Vilnius, Lithuania.
Brightest and Best for unaccompanied SATB (Christmas/Epiphany), 3'40" (2015) for the Choir of King's College, Aberdeen
En Sourdine for unaccompanied SATB, text by Paul Verlaine, 5'30" (2015)
When only the moon rages: Three Songs on texts by Dylan Thomas for unaccompanied SATB, 11' (2014) for sale on MusicSpoke.
A Psalm of David for unaccompanied SATB, setting of psalm 40, 4'30" (2013)
I Wish in the City of your Heart for SSA and piano (text by Robley Wilson) 4'30" (2011)

 

Vocal Works

Steps of the Sun: a song cycle for medium-low voice and piano, 14'30" (2016) for Matthew Rimkus, baritone. Texts by Teasdale, Blake, Rossetti, Keats. 
The Lost Garden: songs on texts by Dana Gioia for baritone, guitar, clarinet and cello, 20' (2013) for Adrian Rosales, baritone
As If to Say for tenor and piano, text by Elizabeth Cantwell, 5' (2012)
Aviary for mezzo-soprano, clarinet and piano, text by Saba Razvi, 8' (2012)
Fairy Song for baritone and piano, text by John Keats, 3' 30" (2011)
Three Images from William Carlos Williams for soprano and piano, 6' (2010)