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Works Commissioned by Heritage Chorale 

As part of its mission, Heritage Chorale commissions a choral work nearly every year.  Among our past commissions:

Teach Me Your Mood

Scott Howard Eggert, Faculty Lebanon Valley College

November, 2019


Blue Danube

Arr. Jonathan Miller, Founder/Artistic Dir. Chicago a cappella; Co-founder/Artistic Dir. Sounds Good! Choir
‚ÄčNovember, 2017

 

Spring and Fall:  To a Young Child

James Kallembach, University of Chicago, former Artistic Director, Heritage Chorale

April, 2016


Three Dainas, from the Moon and the Sun

Katherine Pukinskis, University of Chicago (former); Amherst College (current)

November, 2016


Peace Flows into Me 

Paul Carey, Oak Park native
April, 2014

 

I Lift Up My Eyes To The Mountains (Psalm 121)

Paul French, Music director, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Chicago

April, 2011


Nature Boy

Arr. Kirk Garrison, Concordia University Chicago (jazz improvisation and Jazz Band)

January, 2010


To the Ear of God 
Richard Proulx, Late music director, Holy Name Cathedral; over 300 published works

May, 2009


Oft, in the Stilly Night  
Gregory Phillips, Oak Park artist

May, 2008


The Butterfly's Ball and the Grasshopper's Feast
Daniel Pinkham, New England Conservatory of Music; Harvard University; Boston University; King's Chapel, Boston; prolific composer

January, 2007


Tune Thy Music to Thy Heart‚Äč 
Wayland Rodgers, Singer; conductor; Grammy nominee; former faculty Northwestern, Depaul, Loyola, North Park Universities

January, 2006


Alabaster Boxes  
Dennis Northway, Former Parish Musician, Grace Episcopal Church, Oak Park (nearly 25 years); Artistic Director, Handel Week

May, 2005


Shehecheyany
Jonathan Miller

January, 2005


Rumi triptych: 2 Insomnia's - Love is a madman & Come to the orchard 
Jonathan Miller
May, 2003

 

Exodus Suite

Bob Applebaum, High school science teacher turned full-time jazz musician and composer of over 250 choral pieces

May, 2002