Choral Ocatavos

Octavos of 5 minutes or less, composed for choral ensembles ranging from SSATBB, SSAA, SSA, and TTBB. 

Publishers:  GIA Publications, Chicago, Hinshaw Music, distributed by Fred Bock Music, Hal Leonard, Distributor.


Published Choral Octavos

Abraham and Isaac – Hinshaw UNC Choir, William Carroll, Conductor

Al Hanissim - GIA

Amazing Grace - Choral Reflections on (various versions):

  • GIA SATB - Anam Cara NAXOS, James Jordan, Conductor

  • Brass and organ with Large Choir:

  • High School Renditions: 

(1:11:40 to 1:19)

  • Calvin College Women’s Chorale SSA: 

  • For Band: (arr. Robert Rumbelow)  Amazing Grace (for Band)

Annie Laurie / Danny Boy -  Love Songs in times of War – GIA Voices of Whitman, Steve Altinel, Conductor

Hiraeth – Tim Davis – GIA TTBB Wheaton College  

  • TTBB – GIA (Ames Choral Demo)

Rejoice! (A Celebration of Christmas Carols)Hinshaw / Hal Leonard


Soldiers’ Hymn (TTBB)Jeffrey Gilden – GIA Publications

The Erie CanalHinshaw Music, Hal Leonard

The Riddle SongHinshaw Music, Hal Leonard

We Poor Shepherds / Christmas Cantata – GIA Publications

Where the Seasons Take UsHinshaw Music, SATB Endicott HS Chorale, Matt Palka, Conductor  



Self Published Choral Octavos


I Lift My Eyes

Three Prayer Motets:  

  • In This Hour of Prayer;

  • Lord, Hear our Prayer;

  • Teach me to Pray

Come, O Christ - GIA Publications, Chicago

The Human Touch SATB The Montachusetts Chorale 

All Self-Published Octavos available.  Contact