Mass for the Unarmed Child
open for commissioning choirs (declare intent of interest): Currently accepting “Declarations of Interest”
commissioning choir opportunities: One per state (State Premieres)
For performance: 2019-2020 Choral Season (earlier performances of single/multiple movements can be worked out)
title: “Mass for the Unarmed Child”
composer: Michael Bussewitz-Quarm
lyricist: Shantel Sellers
for: SATB divisi, soloists, orchestra
level: Level 5 of 6. Attainable for the High School, Collegiate, Adult Community Choir Ensemble.
performance options: Premieres in Each State from Commissioning Choirs
composer collaboration: Visiting composer availability, please schedule early. Skype rehearsals available.
The Mass for the Unarmed Child will be written to bring attention to one of the most significant and challenging issues in our country today, gun violence. This crisis has devastated many families and many communities.
We need to heal.