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Items by Philip Orem

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Community Forum Post: "I Dream a World"
I generally don't have much to brag about so I'm going to allow myself this opportunity.. My choral setting of Langston Hughes' "I Dream a World" was selected as a Best Choral Work in Labor of Love Composition Contest for Composers and Songwriters, in a partnership of Sheet Music Plus and Hal Leonar...
PDF Document: Seek a Place of Breathless Beauty
Community Forum Post: From Darkness to Light, A Tribute to Nelson Mandela
I finally got a Youtube link!     http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEtze2h62vw&feature=youtu.be   and a nice article about the concert too..  http://sfbaytimes.com/nelson-mandela-and-maurice-sendak-to-be-celebrated-at-this-years-pride-concert/  
Community Forum Post: The Lowest Place
Kevin McKelvie conducting the choir of St Mary's Episcopal Church in Park Ridge, IL.   my setting of Christina Rossetti's poem   https://soundcloud.com/phil-orem/the-lowest-place
Community Forum Post: From Darkness to Light, A Tribute to Nelson Mandela
My From Darkness to Light, A Tribute to Nelson Mandela, a work for concert band and choir, was premiered June 14 in San Francisco with conductor Pete Nowlen, the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band, the Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco and the Camerata California Chorus for the 36th Annual...
Community Forum Post: The Lamb
My setting of William Blake's The Lamb is now available from GIA Publications.
Concert: Premiere
My new piece for choir and concert band, a tribute to Nelson Mandela and yet to be titled, will premier on June 14 in San Francisco on the annual pride concert - a co-production of the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band and San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco. The piece uses Ma...
Community Forum Post: Premiere
My new piece for choir and concert band, a tribute to Nelson Mandela and yet to be titled, will premier on June 14 in San Francisco on the annual pride concert - a co-production of the San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Freedom Band and San Francisco Lesbian/Gay Chorus of San Francisco. The piece uses ...
Announcement: I Dream a World
My setting of Langston Hughes' "I Dream a World" for SATB is now available for purchase!
Concert: An Evening of American Song
You are invited to An Evening of American Song. Treat your mothers to a free concert on Mother's Day! There will be the premiere of two new song cycles.  "Songs to Throw at the Sun", poetry of Langston Hughes, music by Philip Orem and sung by soprano, Elizabeth Gray.  "A Wonder Is What It Is", poe...
Announcement: Seek a Place
My setting of Marilyn Biery's beautiful text, Seek a Place, is available for purchase. It is scored for SATB, flute and piano. The copyrighted text is used by permission of MorningStar Music Publishers.   A recording can be found at http://chirb.it/k7fKEM.   Phi...
Concert: new Requiem Performance November 4th, Chicago area
There will be a performance of my new Requiem this Sunday, November 4th at St Mary's Episcopal Church, 306 S Prospect, Park Ridge, IL. The Introit will start at approximately 9:45 AM.   It is scored for a small orchestra of flute, clarinet, horn, cello, harp, organ, percussion and choir with ...
Announcement: I've Got Peace Like a River
My arrangement of I've Got Peace Like a River will soon be available from GIA Publications. It can be ordered at the following webpage,   http://www.giamusic.com/search_details.cfm?title_id=20489   Philip Orem