50-year Ave Maria Project

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 A V E   M A R I A   P R O J E C T   ( 2 0 0 5 – 2 0 5 4 )

This project began with Daniel’s first ever transcribed composition, Ave Maria – Mater Amabilis (2005) and it will continue for 50 years, with a new Ave Maria composed by Daniel each year until 2054. If you would like to learn more or participate in this project by commissioning/co-commissioning an Ave Maria, feel free to contact Daniel.

 

D I F F E R E N T   S A M P L E S   F R O M   O V E R   T H E   Y E A R S :

2 0 1 7  — Ave Maria No. 13 –  Regina Caeli (After Guerrero)
                       SATB choir
                        Commissioned  by the Yale Norfolk Festival Choral Workshop, Simon Carrington, director
                        Premiere: Aug. 2017,  Litchfield, CT

2 0 1 6  — Ave Maria No. 12 –  Porta Caeli
                       SATB choir
                        Commissioned  by the Houston Chamber Choir, Robert Simpson, cond.
                        Premiere: Dec. 10-11, 2016, Villa de Matel, Houston, TX

2 0 1 5  — Ave Maria No. 11 –  Virgo Tepeyac
                       SATB choir, soprano soloist, bilingual English/Spanish
                        Commissioned  by the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
                        Premiere: National Association of Pastoral Musician’s 2016 National Conference, Jul. 13, 2016, Houston, TX

2 0 1 4  — Ave Maria No. 10 – Virgo Serena
                       SSATB choir, string orchestra
                        Commissioned by Nancy Menk, South Bend Chamber Singers
                        Premiere: Dec. 20, 2015, South Bend, IN

2 0 1 3  — Ave Maria No. 9 – Rosa Mystica
                        Soprano solo, SATB, organ
                        Commissioned by Anna Cavaliero, soprano.
                        World Premiere: Oct. 6, 2013, Houston, TX
                        UK Premiere: Stephen Layton, Trinity College Choir, Cambridge, UK

2 0 1 2  — Ave Maria No. 8 – Mater Purissima
                        SATB a cappella
                        Commissioned by Father Gabriel Richard HS Madrigals
                        World Premiere: May 2, 2012, Ann Arbor, MI

2 0 1 1  — Ave Maria No. 7 – Regina Familiæ
                        SATB a capella
                        World Premiere: Jul. 2, 2013, Craig Hella Johnson, American Creator’s Chorus, Eugene, OR

2 0 1 0 — Ave Maria No. 6 – Mater Salvatoris
                        SATB a cappella
                        World Premiere: TBA

2 0 0 9  — Ave Maria No. 5 – Mater Ecclesia
                        A cappella chant
                        World Premiere: Jun. 17, 2012, Rovato, Italy

2 0 0 8  — Ave Maria No. 4 – (Zdrowas Maryjo) – Mater Dolorosa  (in Polish)
                        Medium or high voice and piano
                        World Premiere: Dec. 12, 2008, Bowling Green, OH

2 0 0 7  — Ave Maria No. 3 – (Je Vous Salue, Marie) Mater Admirabilis (in French)
                        SSAATTBB a cappella
                        World Premiere: Apr. 11, 2008, Bowling Green, OH

2 0 0 6  — Ave Maria No. 2 – Mater Dei
                        High voice and piano
                        World Premiere: May 12, 2009, Bowling Green, OH

2 0 0 5  — Ave Maria No. 1 – Mater Amabilis
                        Medium voice, cello, piano
                        World Premiere: TBA