Commissioned Works

Great choral music would not exist without individuals and organizations that support living composers. We are proud to regularly commission new works to support today’s composers and bring exceptional new music for voices to our audiences.

Some of the composers and works the Holland Chorale commissioned include:

Jenni Brandon America Belongs to Us
Paul Caldwell and Sean Ivory Lay Earth’s Burden Down (SATB)
René Clausen I Will Lift Up My Eyes
Norman Dello Joio The Psalmist’s Meditation
Cecil Effinger Two Sonnets from the Portuguese
Robert Harris Songs of Solomon
Karel Husa Three Moravian Songs
Alice Parker O Sing the Glories
Praise God
Stephen Paulus Songs for the Season
Daniel Pinkham Nativity Madrigals
Marie Pooler No Man Is an Island
Gwyneth Walker I’ve Known Rivers