Decked with passages of counterpoint and homophony, this arrangement features the traditional New Zealand ballad with a catchy melody and driving rhythm. Commissioned by St. Patrick’s High School in 2021.
Finding the message from difficult experiences and telling the story is difficult but can be empowering. These words and personal experience serve as an inspiration for writing “The Wind will Carry My Song”, a SATB choral composition.
Based on the poem by Sir Charles G.D. Roberts, this piece uses garden imagery to paint a story about a conventional person seduced by the appearance of the free spirited and non-committal “Carmenesque” person.