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My choral works are presently published by: Pavane Publishing, GIA Publications and Alliance Music Publications, G. Schirmer, and Santa Barbara Music Publishing. Currently accepting commissions.

NEWS:

New PUBLICATIONS: Good-Night http://www.sbmp.com/SR4.php?Search=emery (SSA, SAB, TBB and Piano) and Three Songs http://www.plangere.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=2_112 (Voice and Piano)

Winner of the 2014 DaCapo Chamber Choir Composition Competition. NIGHT ON A STARRY HILL will be premiered March 2015!

Just announced I was the 2nd place winner in the Atlantic Voices Choral Composition Competition for “O for the Spirit of the Dove”

I was awarded the ACCC Competition for Choral Writing prize and the Diane Loomer Award for my choral work ‘The Lover’s Chant’. The National Youth Choir of Canada will premiere the work at PODIUM in May 2014 in Halifax, Canada.

UNTO YOUNG ETERNITY will be published by G. Schirmer in their upcoming releases.

The American Choral Directors Association is pleased to announce that Matthew Emery, an undergraduate student at the University of British Columbia has won the Raymond W. Brock Student Composition Competition for 2013.
His prize-winning work, “Unto Young Eternity” (SATB, unaccompanied), will be premiered by the University of Puget Sound Adelphian Choir (Steven Zopfi, conductor) during the ACDA Northwestern Division Conference at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, March 13, 2014.

New pieces to be released for Spring 2014: “Ferry Me Across the Water” (Alliance), “Longing” (Pavane), “Love, Will We Stay” (G.Schirmer), “The Star of Love” (GIA), “Lie Still and Slumber” (GIA) and ” I Am the Still Rain Falling” (SBMP).

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Current photo (M. Mask)