Commission a Work

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Are you anticipating a special event which you would like to celebrate in a memorable and lasting way? A commission of a musical composition provides a meaningful tool to mark such an important occasion. Whether the composition is for choral or instrumental ensemble, or solo voice to instrument, it can be personalized for the event itself and for the performers involved.

I especially enjoy writing commissioned pieces, in part because of the focus of subject matter, but even more because of the interaction that I experience with the individuals or organizations commissioning a particular work. Here are some examples of commissioned works I have created:

* Anthems for church choirs celebrating a congregational anniversary.

* Piece for choir, orchestra and soloist celebrating the opening of a performing arts center.

* Works for high school orchestra, written with available instruments in mind.

* Choral work written to celebrate a wedding anniversary.

* Solo organ work for an American Guild of Organists chapter.

* Choral piece for a pastor's retirement.

* Choral and orchestral work for the inauguration of a college president.

* Hymn for a denominational anniversary.

As you can see, there are many scenarios in which a commissioned work can fit your personal or organizational needs perfectly. Please contact me at leedengler(at) if you would like to talk with me about an upcoming event. I would love to speak to you about possibilities for working together.