Commissions

Compositions marked with an asterisk* have been published or accepted for publication; see Published Works for more details.

Contact Wayne at woldw@hood.edu if you are interested in commissioning a composition.

Pensive, Gazing

A setting of the poem by Walt Whitman for SATB Choir, Piano, and Snare Drum
Commissioned by Choral Arts Society of Frederick, Maryland

Enamored of God: A Five-Movement Suite on the Writings of Catherine of Siena

For SSAA Choir and Organ
Commissioned by the Hood College Chamber Singers for their European tour

Enviado!*

For Two-Part Chorus and Piano
Commissioned by three churches in Philadelphia PA for a Children’s Choir Festival

O Love That Will Not Let Me Go*

For SATB Choir, Viola, and Organ
Commissioned by Grace Lutheran Church, Waynesboro, Virginia, in honor of Pastor V.A. Moyer, Jr.

Worthy Is God to be Praised*

For SATB Choir, Organ, Optional Trumpets and Timpani
Commissioned by Trinity Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Maryland, in Honor of Dr. Clair Johannsen

Jesus, Be Our Bread*

For Unison Voices and Keyboard
Commissioned by St. Robert of Newminster Church, Ada, Michigan

O Sovereign God*

For SATB Choir, Soprano Solo, and Organ
Commissioned by Calvary United Methodist Church, Frederick, Maryland, in honor of their organist

I Sing a Song of the Saints of God

For Unison Voices, Optional Two-Part and Congregation, C Instrument, and Keyboard
Commissioned by the Association of Lutheran Church Musicians “Young Lutherans Sing”

All Nature Sings for Joy!*

For SATB Choir and Organ
Commissioned by Christ United Methodist Church, Waynesboro, Pennsylvania, in memory of Lorren Stull

You Are a People Holy*

For SATB Choir and Organ
Commissioned by Montgomery United Methodist Church, Damascus, Maryland, in honor of their music director Lindsey Williams

What Is the Reason?*

For Unison Voices and Keyboard
Commissioned by John Wesley United Methodist Church, Hagerstown, Maryland

O God, My Faithful God*

For SATB Choir, Flute, and Organ
Commissioned by Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Frederick, Maryland in honor of Pastor Ron Reaves

Proclaim the Reign of God!*

For SAB Choir and Keyboard
Commissioned by St. James Lutheran Church, Brunswick, Georgia, for their 100th anniversary

Alleluia! I Have Chosen*

For SATB Choir and Organ
Commissioned by Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Hampton, Virginia, for the dedication of their new sanctuary

Days of Grace

For SATB Choir and Organ
Commissioned by Lutheran Chapel Church, Gastonia, North Carolina, in memory of their organist Martha Bess Overcash

Called to Peace

For SATB Choir
Commissioned by First Christian Church, Hagerstown, Maryland, in memory of Leon Cross

The Word Made Flesh

For SATB Choir and Organ
Commissioned by All Saints Episcopal Church, Frederick, Maryland, in honor of music director Carroll H. Howe

God, Be My Dove

For SATB Choir, Handbells, and Keyboard
Commissioned by Fran Underwood for graduate conducting recital

Processional and Trumpet Tune on CWM RHONDDA

For Organ Solo
Commissioned by the Tidewater (VA) Chapter of The American Guild of Organists in honor of chapter dean John Dixon

Prelude on ES IST DAS HEIL

For Organ Solo
Commissioned by St. Luke Lutheran Church, Ithaca NY in celebration of their new pipe organ

Partita on “Come Down, O Love Divine”

For Organ Duo
Commissioned for the 2009 Region III convention of the American Guild of Organists

Water, Word, Meal: Preludes on Hymns for Baptism, Proclamation, and Communion*

Commissioned by St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Aberdeen, Maryland

Marching to Zion: Suite for Organ*

Commissioned by Michael Britt for premiere at Organ Historical Society Conference

Prelude, Meditation, and Finale on “Darwall’s 148th”*

Commissioned by Michael Britt in memory of his parents

Praises and Petitions

For Organ Solo
Commissioned by First Christian Church, Hagerstown, Maryland, in memory of Leon Cross

Partita on "Praise My Soul"*

For Organ Solo
Commissioned by All Saints Episcopal Church, Frederick, Maryland, in honor of Carroll H. Howe’s anniversary as Director of Music

From Our Mothers and Fathers in Faith

Text and Tune "Barr"
Commissioned by St. Marks’ Lutheran Church, Hagerstown, Maryland

God Created Life for Living

Text and Tune "Baltimore"
Commissioned for the Region III AGO Convention

God of Color, God of Light

Text and Tune "Walker"
Commissioned by Brown Memorial Presbyterian Church, Baltimore, Maryland, in honor of John Walker

New Life

School song
Commissioned by New Life Christina School, Frederick, Maryland

Because of God's Love

Text and Tune "Winchester's Grace"
Commissioned by Grace Lutheran Church, Winchester, Virginia, for their anniversary

Elizabethtowne Suite*

For Recorder Quartet
Commissioned by The Elizabethtowne Recorder Quartet, Hagerstown, Maryland

Pearl Suite*

For Recorder Quartet
Commissioned by The Elizabethtowne Recorder Quartet, Hagerstown, Maryland

Appalachian Seasons: Spring

For Woodwind Quintet and Organ
Commissioned by The Appalachian Wind Quintet

Aria For Theremin and Organ

Commissioned for 20th anniversary concert at Hood College, Frederick, Maryland

Settings of Four Christmas Songs

For Soprano, Violin, Piano, Double Bass, and African Drum
Commissioned by the Lester Family for concerts and recordings

To Music!

For Soprano, Violin, Piano, Double Bass
Commissioned by the Lester Family for their anniversary concert

My Hope, My Salvation, My All*

Suite for Mezzo-Soprano, Viola, and Piano
Commissioned by The Guildford Trio, Baltimore, Maryland

Three Songs for Christmas

For Two-Part Choir, Handbells, and Organ
Commissioned by Otterbein United Methodist Church, Hagerstown, Maryland, in honor of Burton Young