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Recent additions to Areté's catalog include The Hall (SSA & piano; text by Mark A. Boyle; commissioned by The Concordia Singers of the Nittany Valley Children's Choir, Lou Ann Shafer, dir.), Advent Reflections (SATB & harp; commissioned by the Bucknell University Rooke Chapel Choir, William Payn, dir.), O vos omnes (SATB a cappella), and To My Brother (TTBB a cappella).
The Hall was performed at the 2015 national conference of ACDA. When Music Sounds (TTBB & piano version) was included at a reading session at the same conference. Frog went a-courtin' was featured at a reading session of the summer conference of the Pennsylvania chapter of ACDA on August 1-2, 2016.
Described by Alice Parker as "a charming arrangement...wonderful fun!", this setting of the classic and amusing American folk song "Frog went a-courtin'" tells the story of the wedding of Mister Frog and Miss Mouse - a wedding cut tragically short by the arrival of a carnivorous guest. Dedicated to Olivia Gregorio, Alice Parker, and Ensemble Companio, who premiered this a cappella arrangement in 2013. SATB. 8.5"x11". Duration approx. 4'.See the Score