“Catherine's compositions are full of opportunities to teach the choir about the craft of a composer” 

~ Robert Pontious, former tenor, Dale Warland Singers and Director of Mahtomedi High School Choirs

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Title Poet/Lyricist Voicing/Instrumentation Level
Today will be warm: A Story Cloth in Sound
A dramatic choral piece depicting an attack on a Hmong family in Northern Laos
Kao Kalia Yang

SATB choir, Tibetan hand chimes, djembe and handchimes

Turning into April
A lively, fresh setting of a walk though town at the beginning of spring.
Ann Bushnell

Solo voice and piano

Mod-Advanced
Walking Together
A Reimagining of Community through Story, Music, and Shared Expereince
Various Violin, cello, percussion, and volunteer community readers Moderate to Advanced
Walking Together: A Reverence for Spiders
A Nigerian immigrant family is confused by Halloween
Kemberascolacemba Kebedra violin, cello, sus. cymbal, low tom, and woodblock moderate
Walking Together: Gate A-4
People come together amid a crisis at the airport
Naomi Shihab Nye Violin, cello and vibraphone Moderate
We Don't Get To Choose (What Or Whom We Love)
A love song to the color blue
Maggie Nelson SSAA, a cappella Mod-Advanced
Whether the Weather
A fanciful song about the the weather and whether we like it or not
Anonymous British Rhyme SSAA, a cappella Moderate
You Who Are Also There
Rich harmonies and a feeling of infinity highlight the text of influential mystic, Hadewijch II
Hadewijch II, translated by Jane Hirshfield SATB with divisi, sop and tenor soloists, a cappella Advanced

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