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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.) and O vos omnes (SATB 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.  O vos omnes was featured at a reading session of the summer conference of the Pennsylvania chapter of ACDA on August 4-5, 2014.

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Hall, The (SSAA & piano version)

Commissioned by The Concordia Singers of the Nittany Valley Children's Choir (Lou Ann Shafer, director), The Hall sets Mark A. Boyle's eponymous poem, in which the image of walking down a crowded school hallway serves both as a metaphor for the passage from adolescence to adulthood and as a reminder of the importance of compassion.  Featuring a vivacious and churning piano accompaniment, The Hall makes a highly effective program opener or closer.  Originally for SSA & piano.  SSAA & piano.  8.5"x11".  Duration 4'.

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