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"The best, most beautiful, and most perfect way that we have of expressing a sweet concord of mind to each others is by music." - Jonathan Edwards

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Piano Solos

“Did Jesus Really Live Again/Beautiful Savior”

I wove these two gorgeous Primary songs together in a medley for my Primary children to sing on Easter Sunday. My youngest daughter Ruby asks me to sing “Did Jesus Really Live Again” every night at bedtime, and I will always think of her sweet little voice when I hear this song about the Savior’s life and glorious resurrection.

The interlude that winds between the verses is the opening musical material that I wrote to the Living Christ passage, “God be thanked for the matchless gift of His divine Son.”

Did Jesus Really Live Again/Beautiful Savior

“Consider the Lilies”

Consider the Lilies is dedicated to my friend Stephanie, a woman whose strength and faith continues to inspire me. This piece took shape during an extended and particularly difficult trial that Stephanie endured and ultimately overcame.

Consider the Lilies

“We’ll Bring the World His Truth”

We’ll Bring the World His Truth is one of my favorite Primary songs. I dedicate this arrangement to the boys who sing it best: Quamir, Glen, Prince, Josh, and Hayden.

We’ll Bring the World His Truth

“My Heavenly Father Loves Me”

My Heavenly Father Loves Me is a gorgeous children’s song that has always resonated with me. I particularly love the text “He gave me my life, my mind, my heart; I thank Him reverently.” I tried to reflect that deep reverence in the music. I played a similar arrangement when accompanying the Philadelphia First Ward primary children, and I think fondly of Blessing and Grace, who especially loved to sing it.

My Heavenly Father Loves Me

“If You Could Hie to Kolob”

If You Could Hie to Kolob has a beautiful, wistful melody that I love. When asked to play it at a missionary farewell, I experimented with the piece and found a recurring motif that seemed to summon the evocative, melancholy temperament that occurs throughout. My favorite verse is the 5th, which states, “There is no end to glory; There is no end to love; There is no end to being; There is no death above.”

If You Could Hie to Kolob

“Eleanor’s Medley”

Eleanor’s Medley is a compilation of three Primary songs: Jesus Said Love Everyone, Our Savior’s Love, and I Love to See the Temple. It is dedicated to sweet, 3-year-old Eleanor Cummings, who passed away in October 2015. Her beautiful mother asked if I could weave these three songs together and play them at her funeral.

It was a deeply sacred experience to feel God’s direction of the shaping of this piece. Similarly to the Primary songs that came to my mind in finished form, there really wasn’t a creative process on my end. Rather, the Spirit provided the scope and the texture and I was the instrument by which something very holy transpired. Because of this experience, these three songs will always hold a very sacred place in my soul.

Eleanor’s Medley

Johannes Brahms: Klavierstucke, Op. 116


This is a recording I made of a set of pieces by Brahms.  This collection of pieces is glorious, emotional, and tender.  Each is unique.  Each is beloved.

Klaiverstucke, Op. 116

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