Author Archives: Composer

About Composer

Matthew Emery (b.1991) is a Canadian composer whose music has been performed in sixteen countries. He currently lives and works in Toronto, Canada where he maintains an active composition and teaching studio.

We Grow Strong

Three Part Voices and Piano Text by a member of the Atlantic Girls Choir, adapted by Matthew Emery 4 min duration email me to purchase copies Commissioned by the Atlantic Girls Choir  Text; Where is our strength when the worlds

We Grow Strong

Three Part Voices and Piano Text by a member of the Atlantic Girls Choir, adapted by Matthew Emery 4 min duration email me to purchase copies Commissioned by the Atlantic Girls Choir  Text; Where is our strength when the worlds

Unanswered Letters

Solo Piano Orchestra 6 min duration Plangere Editions 2019 Purchase solo piano version   “Unanswered Letters” is a lyrical piece which unfolds using variations in colour and textures. The music is inspired by the ideas of the ordinary: dishes left

Unanswered Letters

Solo Piano Orchestra 6 min duration Plangere Editions 2019 Purchase solo piano version   “Unanswered Letters” is a lyrical piece which unfolds using variations in colour and textures. The music is inspired by the ideas of the ordinary: dishes left

The River Sings My Song

SATB and piano 4.5-5 min duration email for score Text by Toronto Poet Michael Bennett Commissioned by Singing Out choir (Toronto). Video of the Premiere: HERE The River Sings My Song Michael Bennett The river tells my story. The river

The River Sings My Song

SATB and piano 4.5-5 min duration email for score Text by Toronto Poet Michael Bennett Commissioned by Singing Out choir (Toronto). Video of the Premiere: HERE The River Sings My Song Michael Bennett The river tells my story. The river

Nuit d’été (summer night)

SATB A Cappella 4 min Paul Bourget commissioned by Chorale De La Salle Ottawa, Canada. Conductor Robert Filion Nuit d’été is an anthem for mixed chorus a cappella. The text by Paul Bourget (1852-1935) [in public domain] speaks to feelings

Nuit d’été (summer night)

SATB A Cappella 4 min Paul Bourget commissioned by Chorale De La Salle Ottawa, Canada. Conductor Robert Filion Nuit d’été is an anthem for mixed chorus a cappella. The text by Paul Bourget (1852-1935) [in public domain] speaks to feelings

Snow Dreams

SSA and Piano Text by Marjorie Pickthall 4 min duration email me to purchase copies of the score Commissioned by the Oriana Choir of Toronto, Mitchell Pady. audio excerpt: Notes: “Snow Dreams” aims to capture the magic and peacefulness of

Snow Dreams

SSA and Piano Text by Marjorie Pickthall 4 min duration email me to purchase copies of the score Commissioned by the Oriana Choir of Toronto, Mitchell Pady. audio excerpt: Notes: “Snow Dreams” aims to capture the magic and peacefulness of

Three Poems

High Voice and Piano Sweet Love Away [James Joyce] Vertue [George Herbert] Vesper [Henry David Thoreau] Published by Plangere Editions [purchase] Purchase from Theadore Front medium voice or low voice Please contact me for audio recordings, available upon request. Vertue

Three Poems

High Voice and Piano Sweet Love Away [James Joyce] Vertue [George Herbert] Vesper [Henry David Thoreau] Published by Plangere Editions [purchase] Purchase from Theadore Front medium voice or low voice Please contact me for audio recordings, available upon request. Vertue

Refuge

Concert Band accessible and lyrical work for beginning bands. $75 for PDF score set. 3:45-4 min Instrumentation: Flute Oboe Clarinet 1 Clarinet 2 Bass Clarinet Alto Saxophone 1 Alto Saxophone 2 Tenor Saxophone Baritone Saxophone Bassoon Horn Trumpet 1 Trumpet

Refuge

Concert Band accessible and lyrical work for beginning bands. $75 for PDF score set. 3:45-4 min Instrumentation: Flute Oboe Clarinet 1 Clarinet 2 Bass Clarinet Alto Saxophone 1 Alto Saxophone 2 Tenor Saxophone Baritone Saxophone Bassoon Horn Trumpet 1 Trumpet