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Members of the Unitarian Universalist Musicians Network have a variety of gifts and talents to share. Below, you'll find a list of musicians and their offerings. Please contact them directly and/or visit their sites for further information.

Elizabeth Alexander
Over 100 choral and vocal pieces composed especially for liberal religious worship by award-winning professional composer and longtime UU Elizabeth Alexander. Words by such luminaries as Howard Thurman, Norbert Capek, Denise Levertov and Sophia Fahs, as well as by contemporary UU ministers.

High quality publications are available in sheet music or digital editions (PDFs), available through Seafarer Press or any music dealer. Browse the entire catalog at www.seafarerpress.com  Songs with texts by Unitarian Universalists:: http://www.seafarerpress.com/religious-traditions/unitarian-universalist

VIDEOS:
Song of Kabir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONx0uowyD4w
Grace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1LaXaZV3o1A
Do Not Leave Your Cares at the Door: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWVlUrwSMZY
Faith is the Bird the Feels the Light: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XKsUQrLlA4
Fighting Over What We Believe: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnjU_LO4YDw
When the Song of the Angels is Stilled: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=duG-X_AF7gU

Keith Arnold
Awakening to Blessing; a 42-minute, 6 movement cantata for chorus and small orchestra; words by Rev. Wendy Williams and music by Keith Arnold http://awakeningtoblessing.weebly.com/

Helen Avakian
Acoustic Guitar Based CDs from International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion www.HelenAvakian.com

Laura Belanger
Choral Music LVBMusic.com

Penny Blake
Choral music (much of it based on Unitarian texts), some solo and instrumental pieces. Favorites include 'Beauty is Before Me', 'Candles are Dancing', "Life has Loveliness to Sell', 'All Rivers', and ‘Peace'. www.pennyblake.ca

John Enrico Douglas
"We Hold These Truths" by Carrie Topliffe and John Douglas – song for solo voice or solo voice + SAB choir, with piano accompaniment; lyric based on the Declaration of Independence, and relevant generally to our current national political turmoil. Email me at jed805@gmail.com for information on obtaining music and parts tracks for "We Hold These Truths.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K3ULLhZX4vQ

David M. Glasgow
Thoughtful, vulnerable lyrics and rich harmonies characterize the songwriting and arrangements of David M. Glasgow.  Choral music, vocal solos, liturgical music, and worship band packs including "Here Together," Remember the Dark: A Cantata for the Winter Solstice, and the Carolyn-McDade-authorized SATB arrangement of "Spirit of Life."  http://davidmglasgow.com

Mary Grigolia
Songs from the heart, to deepen resilience and strengthen presence. For spiritual activists, congregations, meditation, men’s groups, women’s groups, covenant or chalice circles. Workshops: Singing Your Way Through (for times of transition); Singing as spiritual practice; Transforming Congregational Singing www.marygrigolia.com/music/songbooks

Joanne Hammil
53 original rounds in 2 volumes (CDs & Songbooks), original children's (CDs & Songbooks) and adult pieces (CD); and many choral arrangements (great for UU choirs) by contacting me directly. www.joannehammil.com (& google my name for some Youtube videos) Also on Amazon, West Music, JWPepper, CDBaby, iTunes"

Annie Haymaker
“Contemporary Singing for Choirs” is a 2-hour DVD featuring Jeannie Gagné and other UUMN members discussing and demonstrating how choir directors can do more with contemporary music in their churches, working with the three essential components: the choir, soloists, and the band. Resource booklet includes sample octavos, instructions for making lead sheets, and a discussion of contemporary rhythms with examples. $39.95 + S/H. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBm8hvuW8vM&feature=youtu.be

Kiya Heartwood
CDS, Sheet Music, Special Music, Performance Art Worship Services www.kiyaheartwood.com

Pam Blevins Hinkle
I have composed and/or arranged several short pieces suitable for both choirs and congregations. Scores available online. www.pamblevinshinkle.com

Lucy Holstedt
contemporary styles, solo and choral, varied subjects and occasions http://www.professorlucy.com/#!uumn-music

Everett Howe
Choral music, mostly a-cappella. http://alumnus.caltech.edu/~however/music.html

Sarah Jebian
CD and Digital Download "Love Songs & Lullabies" - new arrangements of old favorites that the whole family will love! https://store.cdbaby.com/cd/sarahjebian; www.sarahjebian.com

Wally Kleucker
All my choral music on my website is available free of charge (download / unlimited copies). Large works include The Seven Principles, Missa Vitae, Requiem, We Light This Chalice, Hymns of Joy and Spirit and Seasons Come Dancing Vol. 1 and 2. http://musicisdivine.tripod.com

Niela Miller
My piano music from two CD's and samples of choral pieces on my website. These are free for music directors who contact me directly www.peoplesystemspotential.com/music

Melissa Monforti
Sheet music and corresponding mp3 downloads (some are yet to be added to site) www.melissamonforti.com

Loretta Notareschi
UU choral sheet music, including Rounds of Faith, a book of twelve rounds for themed worship. PDFs available for purchase. www.disegnimusic.com

Gretchen Ohmann
Feminist and womenspirit Sheet music and CDs by Carole Eagleheart, Nancy Vedder-Shults, First U South Bend Women's Drumming Circle - in stock at booth 513  http://www.uuwr.org/new-store/music

Warren Park
Original UU music for services and general performance: choral, piano and small ensembles www.warrenparkmusic.com

Joyce Poley
Sheet music for original congregational songs (some with simple optional harmonies) Contact Joyce at jpoley@shaw.ca for more information.

Roy Redman
We build and service pipe organs. redmanpipeorgans.com

Catherine Roma
CDs by prison choirs: Extend a Hand by UMOJA Men's Chorus at Warren Correctional and Begin to Love by UBUNTU Men's Chorus at London Correctional. Do not have a website (cannot because of nature of prison work) Here is a YouTube link that is public: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FptOztQbK-o Please contact me at caroma129@gmail.com if interested in CDs.

David Roth
Available nationally for “sermon-in-song" musical soloist, concerts, workshops www.davidrothmusic.com

Angela Salvaggione
Two, three and four-part anthems, and congregational music. www.angelapiano.com

Sharon Scholl
Music for choirs, intergenerational services, instrumental free for download at freeprintmusic.com

Jim Scott
Jim's new album "Heart in Another Land," also CDs of Jim's original songs, and choral sheet music, the "Earth and Spirit Songbook" (anthology of 110 songs of earth and peace), Jim's 42-song songbook, "Affirmations and Celebrations," the "Missa Gaia/Earth Mass" choral score and band parts, other arrangements and compositions. www.JimScottMusic.com

Amanda Udis-Kessler
Scores currently available for hymns Spirit of Love (gospel), The Day We Are Given (traditional), Affirmation (contemporary doxology) and When Jesus Set His Table (Christian Universalist) at https://everysoulmusic.com/hymn-scores. Liberal spiritual pop/folk/country/gospel songs available for free (complete recordings) at https://everysoulmusic.com/music. Contact Amanda for a free CD of the songs and hymns or to suggest new song/hymn ideas at amanda@amandaudiskessler.com. (Amanda’s responsive readings and two sermons are available at WorshipWeb.)

Laura Zucker 
Laura a singer/songwriter based in the San Francisco East Bay.  laurazucker212@gmail.com  ~ www.laurazucker.com

@Laura_Zucker [twitter]
2013 SWRFA Showcase Artist
2014 Falcon Ridge Emerging Artist
2015 WCSA Best Song of the Year
2016 MASC Gold Award

 


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