SATB with piano
Light Shines grew out of a question I imagine many musicians ask
during their lifetime: When confronted with hatred, darkness, violence
and fear in this world – how do we continue to make music? Where do we
find hope in the face of cruelty? Where do we find solace in a world
filled with sadness and futility? Perhaps the answer is in music itself –
in coming together with many voices to celebrate beauty, to create
beauty; hoping together for better things and times to come.
Commissioned and premiered by The New York Virtuoso Singers, Harold Rosenbaum, Conductor.