Commissions

The Cincinnati Children’s Choir commissions works annually fulfilling its desire to expose the singers to new works.  Many times, the singers help create these pieces by directly working with the composers.

Year Composer Title Occasion Publisher
2016 Cynthia Gray Through The Eyes Of The Moon 2016 Festival Choir
2016 Paul Caldwell/ Sean Ivory Fancy 23rd Anniversary Season – March Concert Caldwellandivory.com
2015 Cynthia Gray With a Hey, Ho, Nonny, Nonny No! 2015 Festival Choir Choristers Guild
2015 Rollo Dilworth Down By the Riverside 2015 CPS Honor Choir Hal Leonard
2015 Dan Forrest Ban Ban Caliban 22nd Anniversary Season- May Concert  Santa Barbara Music Publishing
2014 Kevin Padworski Vidi Aquam CCC Composition Competition – National competition of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir  Santa Barbara Music Publishing
2014 Cynthia Gray The Rivals 2014 Festival   Choir
2014 Rollo Dilworth We Shall Not Be Moved 2014 CPS Honor Choir Hal Leonard
2014 Joan Szymko River 21st Anniversary – March Concert joanszymko.com
2014 Jason Webb When Day Is Done Harmony Fund Commission  Santa Barbara Music Publishing
2014 Alice Parker Coo Coo Bird Chorus American Commission Consortium  Santa Barbara Music Publishing
2013 Cynthia Gray The Wise Old Owl CPS Honor Choir Santa Barbara Music Publishers
2013 Cynthia Gray If I Knew You 2013 Festival Choir Heritage Music Press
2013 Andrea Ramsey To Hold All Sounds 20th Anniversary of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir Santa Barbara Music Publishers #1120
2013 Tara Traxler Fireflies CCC Composition Competition – National competition of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir
2013 Gary Fry Bel Canto Commissioned by Lissa Ray, President of the CCC Board of Directors, in honor of the 20th Anniversary of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir Santa Barbara Music Publishers #1125
2012 Cynthia Gray Wind A-Blowin’ All Day Long 2012 Festival Choir Heritage Music Press
2012 Rollo Dilworth Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around Cincinnati Public School Honor Choir Hal Leonard
2012 Jason Webb arr. National Anthem Cincinnati Children’s Choir Santa Barbara Music Publishers #1110
2012 Christine Donkin Rainstorm CCC Composition Competition – National competition of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir
2012 Eleanor Daley A Celtic Blessing of Light Chorus America Commission Consortium Alliance Music Publising
2011 Cynthia Gray The Lamb and The Tiger 2011 Festival Choir BriLee Music Publishing
2011 Jim Papoulis More Than I See Queen City Children’s Choir Festival
2011 Amanda Jacobs When I Go Fishing Queen City Children’s Choir Festival
2011 Paul Carey Paint the Stars/Rain Commission for 18th anniversary season with lyrics from poetry contest winners (CCC members) paulcarey.com
2011 Ryan Brechmacher Lobster Quadrille CCC Composition Competition – National competition of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir Alfred Music
2011 Tara Traxler The Crossing CCC Composition Competition First Runner-up (former CCC member, senior at Mason High School, Mason, OH – National competition of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir
2011 Ethan Sperry Pallanda Commissioned arrangement of Dr. Sperry’s TTBB setting Earthsongs
2010 Rollo Dilworth Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit Chorus America Commission Consortium Hal Leonard
2010 Cynthia Gray The Skies Can’t Keep Their Secret 2010 Festival Choir Heritage Music Press
2010 Jim Papoulis Together Queen City Children’s Choir Festival
2010 David Brunner Spiritual Musick Chorus America Commission Consortium Boosey and Hawkes
2010 Wes Ramsey When We Build CCC Composition Competition – National competition of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir St. James Music Press
2009 Cynthia Gray Where the Boats Go 2009 Festival Choir Heritage Music Press
2009 Melissa Bergstrom Come My Way, My Truth, My Light CCC Composition Competition – National competition of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir
2009 Paul Caldwell/ Sean Ivory Beneath the African Sky CCC Commission caldwellandivory.com
2008 Paul Caldwell/ Sean Ivory Witness Chorus America Commission Consortium caldwellandivory.com
2009 Jim Papoulis We Are the Voices Cincinnati Children’s Choir 16th Anniversary Santa Barbara Music Publishers (2014)
2008 Cynthia Gray North, South, East, West 2008 Festival Choir
2008 Jim Papoulis My World is Calling Papoulis residency, Songwriting Workshop
2008 Nick Page Amid the Splendors of the Sun Cincinnati Children’s Choir 15th Anniversary Colla Voce
2008 James Kantor Beati in Domo Domini CCC Composition Competition – National competition of the Cincinnati Children’s Choir, premiered at the CCC 15th Anniversary Concert Santa Barbara Music Publishers #1112 & #1114
2007 Cynthia Gray I’m Nobody! Who Are You? 2007 Festival Choir Heritage Music Press
2007 Jim Papoulis Everybody’s Wants To Commissioned by Keynote Arts for Children in Harmony Choral Festival, CCC served as Honor Choir, premiere conducted by Barbara Tagg
2006 Cynthia Gray Laughing Song 2006 Festival Choir Heritage Music Press
2005 Bob Chilcott Catch a Falling Star Worldsong® 2005 Oxford University Press
2005 Cynthia Gray Songs of the Shore 2005 Festival Choir/ Worldsong®
2003 David Kisor All In a Day 2003 Festival Choir
East and West
Within
Up and Down
2002 Shirley MacRae Black Sheep, Black Sheep CCC Combined Choirs Pavane Publishing
2002 David Kisor Questions 2002 Festival Choir
2001 David Kisor My Part 2001 Festival Choir
2000 Malcolm Dalglish Not It Worldsong® Ooliticmusic.com
2000 Jason Webb Turtle Dove Ohio Composers Festival Santa Barbara Music Publishers #1129
1999 Allan Naplan Yismechu Hashamayim MENC Regional Convention
1999 Jason Webb The Water is Wide MENC Regional Convention Santa Barbara Music Publishers #1111
1998 Allan Naplan Hatikva Cincinnati celebration of Israel’s 50th Anniversary Boosey and Hawkes
1998 Jason Webb While the Skies Are Weeping
1997 Jason Webb O Come, Emmanuel
1996 Jason Webb Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
1995 David Kisor A Miracle Waiting International Women’s Convention