Albums

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The Auditions

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Appearing on Grammy-winning com-poser Augusta Read Thomas' albumThe Auditions is her composition Ripple Effects, performed by Joey Brink and Michael Solotke. May 1, 2020.

“This is witty, inventive and colourful music. It’s fabulous, and unlike anything I’ve heard all year.”
— Graham Rickson, TheArtsDesk

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Ripple Effects

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Featuring new music at the University of Chicago, with live recordings from the historic 2018 Rockefeller Carillon New Music Festival, including the title track Ripple Effects by Grammy-winning composer Augusta Read Thomas. April 1, 2020.

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Letters from the Sky

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Music composed for the Rockefeller Memorial carillon, from 1936 to 2016, performed by Joey Brink. Includes historic compositions Chaconne by Easley Blackwood, and Fantasy by Roy Hamlin Johnson, as well as three new pieces composed for the 2016 Ear Taxi Festival in Chicago, including Brink's title track, Letters from the Sky. October 1, 2016.

Carillon Compositions

Most scores are available through GCNA, ACME, or Sheet Music Plus.

For information and pricing on commissions, please contact Joey directly.

For tips on composing for carillon, see the article on New Music Box: Composing for Carillon. December 2017.

The Great Bronze Doors (in prog)

2022

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commissioned by the Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN

Centennial Chimes

2022

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commissioned by the Mechelen carillon school

beneath a canopy of trees

2021

Olmsted

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3rd prize, Inspired by Olmsted contest 

Expansion

2021

Leuven

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4th prize, Campanae Lovanienses competition, free download

(duet) dance beneath the moon

2019

GCNA

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winner, Iowa State Composition Competition (duet)

American Gothic

2019

ACME

7 movements, commissioned by Kirk in the Hills

If Stones Fell Like Leaves

2018

GCNA

commissioned by The University of Chicago

PPROM

2018

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electroacoustic

(duet) How The Light Gets In

2017

GCNA

commissioned by George Gregory (duet)

Grace Notes

2017

GCNA

celebratory, commissioned by John Heard

Moonflower Faeries

2017

ACME

commissioned by Bok Tower Gardens

Letters from the Sky

2016

ACME

composed for Chicago's 2016 Ear Taxi Festival

Photographs

2016

SMP

commissioned by Yale University

All Kinds of Whether

2016

SMP

8 movements, choose-your own adventure, commissioned by Yale

(duet) The Gladdest Years of Life

2016

SMP

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fantasy on "Bright College Years," commissioned by Yale University

Kaleidoscope

2015

SMP

8 movements, early intermediate, commissioned by Yale University

Invocation

2015

SMP

commissioned by Yale University

Capriccio

2015

SMP

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3rd prize, Zwolle 2015 composition competition

The Quest

2015

SMP

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joyful march, commissioned by Yale University

(duet) We'd Better Not Boogie

2015

SMP

fast funk jazz, commissioned by Yale University (duet)

Starlight

2014

SMP

commissioned by Yale University

Enchanted Errands

2014

SMP

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commissioned by Yale University

Guaraldi's Waltz

2014

SMP

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jazz waltz, commissioned by Yale University

Reverie

2014

SMP

commissioned by Yale University

Augment & Groove

2014

SMP

beginner level, commissioned by Ellen Dickinson

Nocturne

2013

GCNA

dedicated to Ellen Dickinson

The Mixolydian Mixup

2012

GCNA

KBS final exam piece

Carillon Arrangements

Unless otherwise indicated, arrangements are published with Sheet Music Plus.

 

Transcriptions / Classical

(duet) Adagio for Strings

Samuel Barber

Nocturne, Op. 9, No, 2 (ACME)

Frederic Chopin

Canon in D

Johan Pachelbel

 

Folk Songs / Hymns

Lift Every Voice and Sing

J.W. & J.R. Johnson

Auld Lang Syne

Traditional

 

Jazz

Georgia on my Mind

Hoagy Carmichael

Take Five

Paul Desmond

Solace (ACME)

Scott Joplin

As Time Goes By​

Herman Hupfeld

The Girl From Ipanema

Antonio C. Jobim

And All That Jazz (Chicago)

John Kander

(duet) In The Mood

Glenn Miller

(duet) Moonlight Serenade

Glenn Miller

 

Movie / Film

Another Day of Sun (La La Land)

Justin Hurwitz

City of Stars (La La Land)

Justin Hurwitz

Someone in the Crowd (La La Land)

Justin Hurwitz

Legend of Zelda Medley

Koji Kondo

Dos Oruguitas (Encanto)

Lin-Manuel Miranda

We Don't Talk About Bruno (Encanto)

Lin-Manuel Miranda

Lullaby from Pan's Labyrinth

Javier Navarrete

Test Drive (How to Train your Dragon)

John Powell

Concerning Hobbits (Lord of the Rings)

Howard Shore

In Dreams (Lord of the Rings)​

Howard Shore

Now We Are Free (Gladiator)

Hans Zimmer

 

Popular

Just You 'n' Me

Chicago

Hallelujah

Leonard Cohen

I'm Still Standing

Elton John

Don't Give Up On Us

Tony Macauley

You're Gonna Live Forever in Me

John Mayer

Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)

Don McLean

Enter Sandman

Metalica

The Sound of Silence

Paul Simon

Fields of Gold

Sting

(duet) Hey, Soul Sister

Train

 

Holiday

[Christmas] Christmas Time is Here

Vince Guaraldi

[Halloween] Don't Fear the Reaper

Blue Oyster Cult

photo credit Erielle Bakkum