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Elizabeth Alexander
Seafarer Press

“Brilliantly innovative” (New York Concert Review) | “Stunning...some of the most exquisite moments of the concert” Kansas City Review | “Alexander's mastery of prosody and declamation results in a marriage between music and text that is dynamic and indelible.” (Choral Director Magazine) | “Very gifted, writing in an accessible style that is well tailored to the requirements of both semi-pro and amateur choruses…” (All-Music Guide)

Abbie Betinis
Abbie Betinis Music Co.

“inventive, richly melodic” (The New York Times) | “dark, deeply absorbing” (Star Tribune) | “shattering, incandescent” (Boston Globe) | “At the vanguard of young composers writing for chorus… Betinis overflows with compassion, kindness, and energy.” (Musical America)

Jocelyn Hagen
JH Music

More than just singable lyric lines…David Walton, tenor | Jocelyn’s Music Sings...Domonic DiOrio, Associate Professor of Music, Indiana University Jacobs School of Music | Jocelyn’s music is filled with new impressions of texture and color... | Peter Haberman, Director of Bands, Concordia College, Moorhead | Jocelyn Hagen’s music celebrates the eternal spirit of the feminine...Iris S. Levine, Founder and Artistic Director, Vox Femina Los Angeles

Edie Hill
Hummingbird Press

Hill's Music has been described as“…flat-out beautiful...."  --- Wes Phillips, Stereophile Magazine   "... an impressionistic masterpiece." ---The Cape May Star and Wave   …There is a fascinating sound that permeates her work with moments of clear “modernity” alongside timbres, voicings and mood that owe a lot to the Renaissance and the ars antiqua of Spain..." ---Daniel Coombs, Audiophile Audition

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J. David Moore
Fresh Ayre Music

“…glorious harmonies, haunting melodies...breathtaking...” ~ Spectrum Music Choral Newsletter

Joan Szymko
Joan Szymko Music

“ethereal vocal music” (The New York Times) // “striking and intense”  (Chicago Classical Review) // “Szymko specializes in choral works of haunting beauty” (Willamette Week) // “Szymko… provides opportunities for women’s choruses to stretch beyond the ordinary and the expected to the refreshing and powerful.” (Choral Journal)

Timothy C. Takach
Graphite Music

An award-winning composer, Takach has frequent national work as a composer-in-residence, presenter, conductor, clinician and lecturer.

Linda Tutas Haugen
Ephraim Bay Publishing Company
 "Music of character and genuine beauty” Star Tribune 
“Superbly crafted… engaging… wonderfully singable... beautiful and powerful “ Opera Today
“One of the most riveting 100 minutes I have ever attended” Duluth Tribune
“ …Gentle, moving lush harmonies overlaid with a breath of uplifting hope"
Susan McMane, Artistic and Executive Director, Young Women’s Choral Project