EVIN ALLEN has been highly regarded as a composer of opera, chamber and orchestral music. He has also developed a unique reputation as a composer of church music for the Roman Rite. By popular demand, his works are now being made available in the Emporium.
MR. ALLEN’S WORKS, sacred and secular, have been performed in churches and concert halls throughout the United States and Europe. Based in Chicago, he is the founding director of the Collins Consort, American Composer’s Project, and Schola Immaculata. Mr. Allen is also the choirmaster of the Monastery of the Holy Cross in Chicago. He currently serves as Director of Music for Saint John Cantius in Chicago.
+ MISSA PRO DEFUNCTIS QUINQUE VOCUM • “Mass for the Dead” for SSATB chorus, a cappella • 55-page book
+ MISSA BREVIS • “Missa Brevis” for SATB chorus, a cappella • 13-page book
+ MISSA ORBIS FACTOR • For Treble Chorus, Chant Schola, and Strings Conductor’s Score (Full Score) with String parts (Violin I, Violin II, Viola, Violoncello, Contrabass) • 42-page book
Note: For “Missa Orbis Factor,” the Schola and Treble Chorus will sing from The Rehearsal Score (which has piano reduction).
+ MISSA REX GENITOR • Mass for three equal voices • 25-page book • 34 practice videos by Matthew J. Curtis
+ CANTIONES SACRAE SIMPLICES • Twelve simple SATB motets • 84-page book • includes optional Psalms in Latin & English • more than 150 free practice videos by Matthew J. Curtis • Foreword by Dr. William Mahrt
+ I SING OF A MAIDEN • DVD & CD • Festival Concert of Marian Choral and Organ Music • Conducted by Kevin Allen on 6 May 2011
+ CANTIONES SACRAE II • Fifteen SATB motets • 55-page book • includes the famous “Tantum Ergo” which opens Sacred, Beautiful, & Universal • 15 free practice videos by Matthew J. Curtis
+ MISSA REX SPLENDENS • Mass for SA chorus, chant schola, & organ • 30-page book • based on Gregorian Chant Mass VII in the Kyriale
+ I SING OF A MAIDEN • SATB & organ • 8 pages long
+ MOTECTA TRIUM VOCUM • Twelve motets for three equal voices • 64-page book • includes optional Psalms in Latin & English • more than 56 free practice videos by Matthew J. Curtis