Snow Dance for the Dead

Text from Lola Ridge ‘Snow Dance for the Dead’ (1927).
Premiered by New Dublin Voices at the 11th World Symposium on Choral Music, Barcelona, 24 July 2017.

The Beauty (Of It)

Four settings of the work of the Chair of Irish Poetry, Paula Meehan.
Commissioned by Age and Opportunity, Bealtaine Festival, in partnership with the Association of Irish Choirs.
For multiple choral forces: The Moons (Unison + Piano); The Promise (SAT/B + Piano): The Ghost Song (Sop. solo + SSAATTBB); The Graves at Arbour Hill (Sop. Solo and SATB)
Year composed: 2017

It’s Strange About Stars

It’s Strange About Stars

For ssaattbb
Duration: 4 min
Premiere Information: 30 April 2017. Cork International Choral Festival, City Hall, Cork.
Performers: Laetare Vocal Ensemble, Dr Róisín Blunnie (director).

God Calls Samuel

For Sop. solo, SSAATTBB, and organ
Duration: 3′
Year composed: 2017
Premiere information: St Salvator’s Chapel Choir, University of St Andrews, Scotland, Tom Wilkinson, conductor, Sean Heath, organ, 5 March 2017
Written for TheoArtistry Project, University of St Andrews, Scotland

A Nywe Werk

Text from Selden MS (15th Century) Winner of Choir & Organ Magazine composition competition 2014.
Premiered by the Choir of Merton College, Oxford, directed by Benjamin Nicholas, 4 December 2014, Merton College Chapel, Oxford.


Text by Lola Ridge Winner of the Mornington Singers Composition Competition for Dr Orla Flanagan. Premiered by the Mornington Singers, directed by Dr Orla Flanagan, 22 November 2014, Dublin.

Blessed be that Maid Marie

Text: Anon. (15th Century)
Duration 3′
Winner of Choir and Organ Magazine composition competition 2012.
Premiere information: Salisbury Cathedral, Salisbury, England, by Salisbury Cathedral Choir, conductor David Hall, December 2012.