Music

Graduate recital at the Provo Tabernacle, before it was destroyed by fire.

Compositions

Christmas Preludes for Organ

  • Infant Holy, Infant Lowly (tune: Zlobie). In The Sacred Organ Journal. Dayton, OH: Lorenz, November/December 2005.
  • It Came upon the Midnight Clear (tune: Carol). In The Organist. Dayton, OH: Lorenz, November/December 2006
  • Once in Royal David’s City (tune: Irby). In The Organ Portfolio, v. 71, no. 2, p. 67-69. Dayton, OH: Lorenz, November/December 2007.
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem (tune: St. Louis). In The Organist’s Library, v. 42, p. 67-69. Dayton, OH: Lorenz, 2007.

Nine Meditations on Christmas Carols for Organ (Orem, UT: Wellspring Music, 2010)

Award-Winning Preludes on Hymn Tunes for Organ (Orem, UT: Wellspring Music, 1994)

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More Preludes for Organ

Other Compositions

  • Come unto Me, for chorus SATB (Honorable mention, 1992 Church Music Contest).
  • Carol of the Little Donkey, for chorus SATB (Minneapolis, MN: Art Masters Studios, 1996).

Other Music

Books

Articles

  • “Beethoven’s Organ Trios: Authentic or Spurious?” Diapason 68 (July 1977) 1, 8-10.
  • “The L.D.S. Hymnal, Views on Foreign Editions: The Japanese Hymnal.” Dialogue: A Journal of Mormon Thought 10 (Spring 1975/76) 53-54.

Awards/Prizes

Employment/Other Musical Activities

  • 1973-76: Graduate (teaching) assistantships in music theory and comprehensive musicianship, organ pedagogy, musicology, and library acquisitions (music), Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
  • 1974: Music engraver, Sonos Music Resources, Orem, UT
  • 1977: Intern, Music Library, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
  • 1977-81: Music Cataloger, University Libraries, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 1978-83: Suzuki piano teacher (private studio), Lincoln, NE. Faculty member at semi-annual Suzuki Piano Workshops sponsored by the School of Music at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • 1994-present: Founder, Wellspring Music, Orem, UT
  • 1996-2003: Member, General Music Committee, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Music Education

  • Brigham Young University, Provo, UT (B.A. music theory, 1973; M.A., musicology, organ, 1976)
  • Master’s Thesis: Beethoven’s Organ Works (1976)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (M.S., library science, 1977)
Senior recital in the Madsen Recital Hall …