of Los Angeles, California
For My Beloved
a wedding song (easy) for medium voice, oboe and piano
3'30" $ 6.00 #040041 AP-320
A technically easy piece for weddings or recitals, this song was the composer's gift to her bridegroom. The text is from the Song of Solomon.
Vision of the Cross: Psalm 22
SATB with baritone solo and organ accompaniment
$2.00 #040014 AP-514
The text is Psalm 22, adapted. The piece is a dramatic and challenging setting of this powerful psalm.
A native of Kansas, Susan Funk is a choral musician and Composer in Residence at the Cathedral Center of Saint Paul Episcopal Diocese in Los Angeles. Her training includes a B.A. in music with honors from Yale University where she studied oboe and instrumental conducting as well as composition, and an M.B.A. from Stanford University where she also studied choral conducting. She has participated in international festivals in Germany, Holland, and Waterloo and has performed in Carnegie Hall and other venues across the United States.
Arsis Press has published her Vision of the Cross for SATB with baritone and organ and For My Beloved, A Wedding Song for voice, oboe and piano. Her other music includes sacred choral works, songs and instrumental chamber music.
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