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"What if I must weep tomorrow, yet I will sing today and mayhap my song will gather such force that some of its stanzas will overleap tomorrow and I may sweeten my sighs with psalms."
~ Charles Spurgeon

"Sweet Are The Lips Of All That Sing"
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Christmas 2019
Good King Wenceslas


Irish Blessing

Alexander Gütinger, Dirigent
"Until We Meet Again: Irish Blessings"
Recording provided by NAXOS of America
2018 haenssler CLASSIC
Released on: June 15, 2018


2016 Western Division Convention
Pasadena, California

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A Clear Midnight
Premiere performance on March 15, 2016!


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Two Premieres in England!

The Choir of Ely Cathedral in Cambridgeshire (an 11th century Medieval church in England) gave English premieres of Brad Nelson's music recently in their Christmas Concert. They sang "Gladde Things" and "Good King Wenceslas".

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UK Radio Broadcasts

England's radio host Philip Knighton has broadcast Brad Nelson's "In Flanders Fields" throughout the world from Taunton, Somerset in the United Kingdom!

Subsequently, Philip broadcast three additional programs of Brad's music in 2013-2014.

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The Choral Music of Bradley Nelson

Choir with Organ or Full Orchestra
Arise, Shine; For Thy Light Is Come
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Featured pieces!

Premiered at the
2007 California Music Educators Association Convention
"There Will Come Soft Rains"
For Choir, Piano, and Vibraphone

Commissioned for the 50th Anniversary of the
Fresno Community Chorus
"This Central Garden"
For Choir, Brass Ensemble, Piano, and Timpani

Winner of the 2004 Choral Composition Competition
sponsored by the California American Choral Directors Association
"Gladde Things"
For SATB Choir and Piano
Also available with accompaniment for Brass Quintet, Timpani, and Percussion

"My Song Is Love Unknown"
An intimate, tender anthem for
Good Friday, Lent, or Communion
World Premiere - South Main Baptist Church, Houston, TX

"For Whom The Bell Tolls"
....a dramatic, powerful choral statement about the
anger and chaos of war!
World Premiere - CMEA Convention, Pasadena, CA

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