Past Projects

Ms. Ward has been honored to work with many gifted directors, ensembles, visual artists, poets, rap artists, and more to create new music. Below is a list of some of the past projects, collaborations, and commissions she has done. 

 

Feel free to visit the contact page with any questions regarding any of these specific titles or if you're interested in commissioning a work yourself!

Picture (left): Middletown High School Choir under the direction of Tyler Tejada preparing a commissioned work for performance

"No Matter What" 

Work for choir and orchestra

Text by Ola High School student, 

Commissioned by Mindy Martin and the Ola High School Music Department for the Ola Choir and the New England Symphony Orchestra (To be premiered at Carnegie Hall, June 2022)

Advent Vespers - Title TBD 

Multi-movement work for choir, piano, harp, and string quartet

Traditional Sacred Advent Texts

Commissioned by Ryan Pryslak and the Presbyterian Church of the Covenant for the Arts at Covenant (December 2021)

"The Covington Carols" 

Multi-movement work for choir, organ, piano, handbells, and chamber orchestra

Commissioned by the First Presbyterian Church of Covington for the FPC Sanctuary and Handbell Choirs (December 2018)

"i carry your heart" 

A cappella choral piece for SSAATTBB

Text by e.e. cummings

Commissioned by Arreon Harley and Thomas Emerson for their wedding day (October 2018)

"God Be With You" 

Arrangement for SATB choir, handbells, piano, and organ

Commissioned by the First Presbyterian Church of Covington in honor of Rev. Billy Wade's retirement and 30 years of service to their congregation (August 2018)

"In Memoriam" 

Organ Solo

Commissioned by Jewel Forlaw in honor of her husband Bob Forlaw (January 2016)

"Swing Low, Sweet Chariot" 

Arrangement for SATB choir, baritone soloist, and piano

Commissioned by Jewel Forlaw in honor of her husband Bob Forlaw (January 2016)

"A Late Walk" 

A cappella choral piece for SSAA

Text by Robert Frost

Commissioned by Mindy Martin for the Ola High School Women's Choir (October 2014)

 

 

"Who Knows If The Moon's"

A cappella choral piece for SSATB, soprano and tenor solo

Text by e.e. cummings

Commissioned by Chris McGinely for the wedding of Rebecca and Kevin DeYoe (May 2014)

 

 

"Winter Storm"

Two-part choral piece with piano accompaniment

Text by Emily Bronte

Commissioned by Stephanie Stabley for the Elk Neck Elementary School Choir (December 2013)

 

 

"Hush-a-bye"

A cappella choral piece for SSAATB and SSA trio

Traditional American Folk Melody

Commissioned by Tyler Tejada for the Middletown High School Choir (October 2013)

 

 

"Child Moon"

Chamber work for soprano, alto saxophone, and piano

Text by Carl Sandburg

Commissioned by siblings, Megan and Kevin Supina, for Megan's Senior Recital (March 2011)

 

 

"Pleasure In A Pathless Woods"

A cappella soprano solo, "Solitude", sampled and featured on hip-hop/rap album, "Deep Sleep"

Original text by Lord Byron with additional hip-hop/rap lyrics by Richard Donald

Collaborative work performed and arranged by CEO/Founder of 4RESH LLC., Richard Donald L'abbee (August 2010)

 

 

"Unknown"

Chamber work in two movements for clarinet, cello, and vibraphone

Featuring visual artistic interpretations of the chamber music written for this project (May 2010)

Collaboration featuring the work of Wyatt Sikora (sketch artist), Zach Bluett (painter), and Michael Mekailek (sculptor)

 

 

"Christus Factus Est"

A cappella choral piece for SSATTB and optional soprano and tenor solos

Traditional Latin Text

Commissioned by Marion Jacob for Marion's Senior Recital (May 2010)


 

"When I Am Laid In Earth"

A cappella choral piece for TTBB

Text from Purcell's opera, "Dido and Aeneas"

Commissioned by Tyler Tejada for the Middletown High School Men's Choir (October 2009)

 

 

"Transmutation"

Chamber work for baritone, clarinet, violin, and cello

Text by Beth Feldman Brandt based on Charles Darwin's writings provided by the American Philosophical Society

Collaborative work with the Network For New Music and Temple University (March 2009)