Project Tag: Secular

For Little Things

An original work inspired by the writings of Canadian writer Lucy Maud Montgomery (Anne of Green Gables). It is scored for SATB a cappella and uses the verse text from the poem.

In Flanders Fields

An original setting of the poem “In Flanders Fields” by Canadian poet and soldier John McCrae. It is scored for SATB a cappella and intended for use in Remembrance Day ceremonies.


A piece inspired by the poem “Willows” (柳) by Chinese poet Li Ye ( 李冶). It is an original English setting of the poetic text using the major pentatonic scale as its harmonic palette.

Isabeau S’y Promene

A fun and lively arrangement of the French-Canadian folk song “Isabeau S’y Promène.” Runner-up in the Penthelia Singers’ Composition Contest for Canadian Folk Song Arrangement for Women’s Voices (2013).

Mo Li Hua (茉莉花)

A famous Chinese folk song arranged for SSAAB a cappella choir. Also available in an SATB a cappella setting.

Love Sonnet 18

This piece uses the famous text by William Shakespeare set to an original and highly memorable tune.

Hope is the Thing with Feathers 

A setting of the poem by American poet Emily Dickinson. It is scored for SATB and piano with optional solo (or small group), and is suitable for high school and community choirs.