Kyle Werner, composer

Vocal/Choral Works

Ubi Caritas, for high voice and piano  (2017)

The Anointing of Christ, for soprano and piano  (2015)

Our Hearts Are Restless, for baritone and string quartet  (2015)

Light for a Shadow, for high voice and piano  (2014)

Psalm 3, for tenor and piano  (2014)

Psalm 42, for SATB chorus, SAB soloists, and seven instruments  (2013)

The Landing, for baritone voice, horn, marimba, and piano  (2012)

Three Verlaine Songs, for high voice and piano  (2010)

Ubi Caritas

for tenor voice and piano

2017

4 minutes

traditional Latin text from the liturgy of Maundy Thursday

composed for Robert & Martha May for performance at the wedding of Silas & Cassia Farley

The Anointing of Christ

for soprano voice and piano

2015

3 minutes

text by Kyle Werner, inspired by the biblical passage of Luke 7:36-50

composed for Katherine Dufendach, premiered by her on Good Friday, 2016 at Tenth Presbyterian Church in Philadelphia, PA

Our Hearts Are Restless

for baritone voice and string quartet

2015

3 minutes

text adapted from St. Augustine, Confessions

Light for a Shadow

3 songs for high voice and piano

"You Are As Gold"

"Evening"

"The Mysteries Remain"

8 minutes

2014

poems by Hilda Doolittle

 

Psalm 3

for tenor voice and piano

2014

3 minutes

text from the Bible (ESV translation)

composed for Bray & Kajsa Wilkins

Psalm 42

for chamber choir (SATB), 3 soloists (SAB), oboe, bassoon, harp, guitar, percussion, viola, and cello

2013

30 minutes

text from the Bible (NIV translation)

premiered by ensemble of Manhattan School of Music students, Stephanie Lamprea (soprano solo), Raehann Bryce-Davis (mezzo-soprano), Tyler Schoen (baritone); Kyle Werner, conductor

 

The Landing

for baritone voice, horn, marimba, and piano

2011

11 minutes

poem by C.S. Lewis

composed for Brian Wahlstrom

Three Verlaine Songs

3 songs for medium-high voice and piano

"Après Trois Ans"

"Chanson d'Automne"

"Croquis Parisien"

poems by Paul Verlaine

2010

composed for and premiered by Lindsay Fraser and Maria Paulina Garcia