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.

Resurgam

SATB Choir and Wind Tentet 8 min duration Text: Marjorie Pickthall Commissioned by Exultate Chamber Singers and Toronto Winds. Premiered April 2018, Toronto, Hilary Apfelstadt conductor. AUDIO Instrumentation 2 flutes 2 oboes 2 clarinets 2 bassoons 2 french horns SATB

Resurgam

SATB Choir and Wind Tentet 8 min duration Text: Marjorie Pickthall Commissioned by Exultate Chamber Singers and Toronto Winds. Premiered April 2018, Toronto, Hilary Apfelstadt conductor. AUDIO Instrumentation 2 flutes 2 oboes 2 clarinets 2 bassoons 2 french horns SATB

Infinite Beatitude

SATB a cappella 4 min Bliss Carman Boosey & Hawkes 2019   Commissioned by That Choir, Craig Pike.   Christmas Song ABOVE the weary waiting world, Asleep in chill despair, There breaks a sound of joyous bells Upon the frosted

Infinite Beatitude

SATB a cappella 4 min Bliss Carman Boosey & Hawkes 2019   Commissioned by That Choir, Craig Pike.   Christmas Song ABOVE the weary waiting world, Asleep in chill despair, There breaks a sound of joyous bells Upon the frosted

Along the Western Railroad

SATB and Piano 2 min “from the Age of Steam” Hal Leonard 2018: HAL LEONARD VIDEO HERE Purchase Commissioned by the Harmonia Choir of Ottawa, director Kurt Ala-Kantti MP3: youtube This piece takes influence from the pop tune “I’m a Train”

Along the Western Railroad

SATB and Piano 2 min “from the Age of Steam” Hal Leonard 2018: HAL LEONARD VIDEO HERE Purchase Commissioned by the Harmonia Choir of Ottawa, director Kurt Ala-Kantti MP3: youtube This piece takes influence from the pop tune “I’m a Train”

In This Wide World

TB (brief divisi) and Piano Andrew Lane (with permission) 4 min. Order from the composer Commissioned by the Amabile Choir’s of London, Carol Beynon In This Wide World is a piece which removes all that is not needed. The piano

In This Wide World

TB (brief divisi) and Piano Andrew Lane (with permission) 4 min. Order from the composer Commissioned by the Amabile Choir’s of London, Carol Beynon In This Wide World is a piece which removes all that is not needed. The piano

Honeyed Hearts

SATB and Piano 4 min Marjorie Pickthall SBMP 2018 # 1495 Commissioned by the TVDSB for the 2017 All City Choir Night. Marjorie Pickthall (1833-1922) was born in England, but lived most of her life in Toronto, and died in

Honeyed Hearts

SATB and Piano 4 min Marjorie Pickthall SBMP 2018 # 1495 Commissioned by the TVDSB for the 2017 All City Choir Night. Marjorie Pickthall (1833-1922) was born in England, but lived most of her life in Toronto, and died in

Hymn of Praise

Chamber Orchestra and SATB Chorus 9 min. Text by Henry Van Dyke email to purchase / hear audio or get a review score Commissioned by the Amabile Choirs of London, Canada for their 30th anniversary season. Premiered March 1st 2015, London,

Hymn of Praise

Chamber Orchestra and SATB Chorus 9 min. Text by Henry Van Dyke email to purchase / hear audio or get a review score Commissioned by the Amabile Choirs of London, Canada for their 30th anniversary season. Premiered March 1st 2015, London,

A Song of Canada

Orchestra, SATB Chorus, SATB Soloists and Children’s Choir 11 min duration Text by Robert Reid (adapted by the composer) Please email me for audio or scores. Orchestra Instrumentation: 2 fl, 2 ob, 2bsn, 2 hrn, 2 tpt, 2 tb, 1

A Song of Canada

Orchestra, SATB Chorus, SATB Soloists and Children’s Choir 11 min duration Text by Robert Reid (adapted by the composer) Please email me for audio or scores. Orchestra Instrumentation: 2 fl, 2 ob, 2bsn, 2 hrn, 2 tpt, 2 tb, 1