Mountains and Rivers (2016)
four SATB choruses, handbells, two trumpets, staging, props 6'30"
A new choral work celebrating Colorado, for the opening ceremony of the 2016 GALA Festival, July 2, 2016. Commissioned by GALA Choruses. 400+ singers from Colorado’s LGBT choruses, two trumpets, and handbell choir. Composed for the site of the Denver Performing Art Center Galleria balconies.
"What a powerful and moving experience it was to sing your dynamic and beautiful composition! Thank you for your brilliance and for sharing your talent with us! Music makes a difference in this troubled world. And really good music makes a big difference!" - GALA Chorus member