Glenn Hardy was born in Ventura, California, USA and began piano study at the age of four. He grew up in a musically diverse home where his older brother, an accomplished pianist and clarinetist, was a primary influence. Through access to his extensive record collection, Glenn developed an early interest in a wide range of […]
The music of Carol Crowder Phillips has melodies that tell stories; harmonies that vary from simple to complex; tonalities that evoke ancient music, and yet are modern. Words and music are skillfully and artistically interwoven to become a dance.
“Working with composer/keyboardist Peter J. Hodgson the past few years has been one of the highlights of my career. Peter’s exquisite arrangements and original settings of these ten inspiring texts and tunes were an absolute joy to record and we are glad to make the sheet music available.” -Desiree Goyette, vocalist and publisher, Lightchild Publishing
Susan Millard Schwarz is frequently hailed for her interpretive abilities as a vocal artist. Her musicality is revealed through her vocal warmth and color, and the sensitivity with which she shapes her melodic lines.
Watchfire Music has assembled a wonderful collection of Holiday music for your enjoyment! By definition, Holiday music covers a range from sacred to celebratory to secular. Most of our artists listed in this category have recorded this music especially for the holiday seasons, and you’ll also find seasonal tracks and albums by musicians and performers […]
John’s songs were written during his years as a government legal advisor. They were prompted by a desire to contribute to Christian Science church services. The name ‘Sermons in Song’ is derived from a phrase in Science & Health by Mary Baker Eddy (p.234) “be it song, sermon or Science”.
Austin C. Lovelace, D.S.M., AAGO. Member of ASCAP, Fellow and Life Member of HSUSC, noted hymnologist, has over 1,000 titles published by 40-plus publishers. DARCEY PRESS publishes 64 sacred solos, all of which link inspiring texts to settings that are musically satisfying and accessible, eminently singable and congregation friendly.
Lea Schmidt-Rogers composes music for the piano, organ, and voice that is beautiful and inspiring, serving the church with practical and accessible music.
An established composer and musician, Robert J. Powell, BMus., MSM, FAGO, ChM, member of ASCAP, has over 800 titles published. Sacred solo settings are part of that number, and are a blessing to church services: inspiring texts have skillful, sensitive, beautifully written settings.
A note from William Elliott: “I have always been fascinated by the experience of setting words to music and music to words. When the marriage is a good one, something is created in the world that wasn’t there before and that continues to live and allows us to connect better with each other. I hope you like my songs.”