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SAB Music Catalog of Composer Michael John Trotta –

From Carnegie Hall to classrooms all over the world, Trotta’s unique blend of engaging and artistic music creates opportunities to experience new music and empowers individuals to realize their artistic potential. His engaging style fuses tradition and innovation to create moments of beauty that “effectively carry out a dialogue between the [music] and the modern listener.” (Choral Journal)

Recently, Dr. Trotta has had world premieres commissioned for conventions at  TMEA (Texas Music Educators Association) and ACDA (American Choral Directors Association),  in addition to being invited to conduct premieres of commissioned major works at Carnegie Hall, and at St. Paul’s Papal Basilica in Rome.

His works are published through JW PepperCarl FischerECS PublishingMorningStar MusicHal LeonardChoristers GuildBriLee MusicShawnee PressAlliance MusicGIAKjosColla Voce, and Walton Music.

Read reviews of his works in Choral JournalChoral Scholar, and Gramophone, or watch his Inside Voice interview with JW Pepper.

Recordings can be found on iTunes for the following works: For a Breath of EcstasyLight Shines in the DarknessSeven Last Words, Totus Tuus and Gloria.

Stay With Us (Peace Be With You)

Lyric and accessible, this anthem provides opportunities for artistic performance with limited rehearsal time. The final verse of the work recaps the original theme while the optional descant on the text “Peace be with you” soars. Organ or piano accompaniment.

The Lord is My Shepherd

A delightfully captivating original setting of this beloved text, the flowing accompaniment perfectly compliments the legato vocal lines.

Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep

This reassuring text, simply set for choir features a lyric melody that is perfect for the choir with limited rehearsal time. Set with Organ or Piano accompaniment and optional string quartet. Movement I from the large work Light Shines in the Darkness.

You Are In This Place

Elegant simplicity is the hallmark of this time honored text from the Old Testament reflects on the wonder of discovering that the very “gate of Heaven” is in the midst of the everyday. You Are In This Place is set for SAB choir and piano the Tenor part is entirely optional and may be added or omitted. Sure to be a favorite in a liturgical, educational, or concert setting.