Alan Riley Jones
Location: North Carolina, USA
B.M. and M.M., East Carolina University.
Music director for the Durham Savoyards, Ltd., Durham, NC (community Gilbert and Sullivan theater).
Past member and ongoing contributing composer/arranger for the Oakwood Waits of Raleigh, NC (professional carolers).
Soloist and contributing composer/arranger for St. Luke's Episcoal Church, Durham, NC.
Retired computer professional.
Long experience as singer and actor in area theaters.
This is the first minute of "I Saw Three Ships," my most requested arrangement (SATB a cappella, represented by piano in this virtual recording). More choral selections both Christmas and non-seasonal can be found on my personal web site at www.arjentium.com. I will plan to post some of these in the Composition Showcase once I'm better acclimated to the community and have a better grasp of its customs and standards.
I have composed and arranged for SATB a cappella for use by the Oakwood Waits, and with accompaniment for St. Luke's Episcopal Church.
I've also written folk and pop songs, music for theater, and for the Durham Savoyards I've written an operetta score for Thespis by W. S. Gilbert, the first Gilbert and Sullivan collaboration of which Sullivan's score is lost.