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Julie Myers

Location: Pennsylvania, USA
I have been teaching music in the public school system of Pennsylvania since 1996.  Graduate work includes Westminster Choir College of Rider University (Composition) and West Chester University (Orff Schulwerk Certification, Levels I-III).  Recipient of ASCAP Plus Awards.  Other interests:  International folk dancing, Sacred Harp, Pennwriters, lyricism and songwriting in various genres
** If you have performed any of my songs, I would love to hear about it!  Please send me an e-mail by clicking "Contact this user". **
To view most of my choral pieces, please click here:
~ SATB anthem (Lyrics by Julie I. Myers, Music by Charles McCartha) 
LO! IN THE COLD OF WINTER DEEP ~ SATB Advent anthem for Fall 2014 ~ Welsh tune EIFIONYDD, arranged by Gordon Thornett ~ Shawnee Press
***Editors' Choice 2014 (J.W. Pepper) "A stunning arrangement for piano and voices, and a beautiful traditional Advent offering, with text based on Isaiah 11. "Lo the righteous branch of David blossoms with holy fragrant flowers. Fairest of fruit from Jesse's root fills heaven and earth by the Spirit's power." Not to be missed!"
(Solo by opera singer, Ilana Lubitsch Dorfman)
(Music in the Valley 2014, conducted by David Angerman)
COME, LET US PONDER ~ SATB anthem for Spring 2014, co-written with Craig Curry ~ Shawnee Press
CRYSTAL RIVER ~ SATB anthem for Fall 2013 ~ Welsh tune CALON LAN, arranged by Heather Sorenson ~ Shawnee Press
***Editors' Choice 2013 (J.W. Pepper)  "Just beautiful! The Celtic lilt feels honest and assuring in this setting of the traditional Welsh melody. The lyrics wash listeners with compelling imagery of God's cleansing waters of grace. Evokes tender and peaceful images of the Redeemer's healing and hope."
About the writing of the lyrics:
Video (Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Stanwood, WA)
Video (Music in the Valley Reading Session, January 2014)
GLORY WILL ARISE! (ZEBULUN, ARISE!) ~ SATB Advent anthem for Fall 2013 ~ composed/arranged by David Lantz III ~ Harold Flammer (Shawnee Press)
   Click here to see a performance on Vimeo (Forest Hills Baptist Church, Nashville, Tennessee).
WHERE IS MY LAMB? ~ SATB anthem (Lyrics by Julie I. Myers, Music by Charles McCartha) - Harold Flammer (Shawnee Press)
Video of interpretive movement from Shawnee Press' 2013 Music in the Mountains (Creative Arts Team, Mt. Hermon Baptist Church, Danville, VA):
Video of reading session from Music in the Valley 2013 :
                                      Julie with co-writer Charles McCartha, Composers' Symposium near Atlanta, GA
WHO HAS HEARD THE MUSIC?  Colla Voce Music, Inc.
2-part (opt. 3-part) with piano and (opt.) clarinet, handbells, finger cymbals
[Concert/Festival piece for upper elementary, middle school, or HS+ women]
Hear recording on Composition Showcase:         
Performances:  Arkansas CPA/State Festivals (Northwest and Southwest); Battle Creek Boychoir and Girls Chorus; Durham, North Carolina District-wide Festival
2012:  Frederick Children's Chorus; Kimberley Park Singing Eagle Girls Chorus at the 2012 Carowinds Festival of Music in Charlotte
2013:  Dauphin County Choral Festival ~ Elementary School Chorus
                                                                                     CROSS-OVER (appropriate for secular or sacred settings)
APPLES OF GOLD (co-written with Mark Austin) - Shawnee Press
2-part [Text:  friendship / kind words / anti-bullying]
O CLAP YOUR HANDS (co-written with Ashley Brooke) - Shawnee Press/Hal Leonard
2-part (J.W. Pepper Editors' Choice - 2010 Children's/Youth Choir - Christmas & General Anthems) 
SAB (Best-seller for Canadian Choral Centre)                                                                            
[Style:  "Like a Hebrew easily learned anthem"]
GIVE ME A VESSEL (co-written with Stan Pethel) - Lorenz Corporation
SAB (Appeared on "Best of the Best Sacred Choral Repertoire 2009" - Northwest Musical Services, Vancouver, BC)
[Style:  "traditional gospel-shuffle"]                                                                                       
STRONG AND MIGHTY GOD (co-written with Stan Pethel) - Shawnee Press
SATB [Style:  "islands" / contemporary praise]                                                                         
Performed and recorded by the (South Korean) Anyang Civic Chorale:  More Love to Thee (Song #2)

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