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.

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 for score Commissioned by the Oriana Choir of Toronto, Mitchell Pady. audio excerpt: Notes: “Snow Dreams” aims to capture the magic and peacefulness of snow; how it falls, how

Snow Dreams

SSA and Piano Text by Marjorie Pickthall 4 min duration email for score Commissioned by the Oriana Choir of Toronto, Mitchell Pady. audio excerpt: Notes: “Snow Dreams” aims to capture the magic and peacefulness of snow; how it falls, how

Three Poems

High Voice and Piano Sweet Love Away [James Joyce] Vertue [George Herbert] Vesper [Henry David Thoreau] Published by Plangere Editions [purchase] Please contact me for audio recordings, available upon request. Vertue and Vesper audio:   Texts: In the dark pine-wood

Three Poems

High Voice and Piano Sweet Love Away [James Joyce] Vertue [George Herbert] Vesper [Henry David Thoreau] Published by Plangere Editions [purchase] Please contact me for audio recordings, available upon request. Vertue and Vesper audio:   Texts: In the dark pine-wood

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

Lead Us Home

SATB A Cappella 3 min Marjorie Pickthall text [public domain] ECS Publishing No: 1.3574 (2019) Commissioned by the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, With thanks to the generosity of The Patrick Hodgson Family Foundation Audio from 2018 Migrations CD Soundcloud

Lead Us Home

SATB A Cappella 3 min Marjorie Pickthall text [public domain] ECS Publishing No: 1.3574 (2019) Commissioned by the National Youth Orchestra of Canada, With thanks to the generosity of The Patrick Hodgson Family Foundation Audio from 2018 Migrations CD Soundcloud

I Sing

I Sing SATB and Oboe Text by Melissa Lalonde 4 min duration Commissioned by the Exultate Chamber Singers. AUDIO “I Sing” was written to honour Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt as she retires from the Exultate Chamber Singers. It speaks to the

I Sing

I Sing SATB and Oboe Text by Melissa Lalonde 4 min duration Commissioned by the Exultate Chamber Singers. AUDIO “I Sing” was written to honour Dr. Hilary Apfelstadt as she retires from the Exultate Chamber Singers. It speaks to the