The Unarmed Child
open for commissioning choirs: Currently accepting members (NY, OR, RI already filled)
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: “The Unarmed Child”
composer: Michael Bussewitz-Quarm
co-composer: Adrian Dunn (2nd movement)
lyricist: Shantel Sellers (5th and 7th movement)
for: SATB divisi, soprano soloist, hip hopera soloist (one mvmt.)
accompaniment: option of chamber ensemble or symphonic 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 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.