Brenda Portman concert organist - composer - arranger

​​​​​​​​Choral (Sacred)

A Celtic Psalm (based on St. Columba)                                                             SATB (some divisi) with piano

A Song of Light                                                                                                  SSA with piano
   commissioned by the Schola of St. Edward the Confessor

   Church, North Chesterfield, VA; Elizabeth Goodwin, director

All My Heart This Night Rejoices                                                                     SATB with piano

Sacred Music Press, TBA

Beneath the Cross of Jesus                                                                             SATB with organ

Sacred Music Press, 2020, #10/5360S

Bless the Lord, O My Soul (based on Psalm 103)                                            SATB with piano; organ version available
   commissioned by the Chancel Choir of First Presbyterian

   Church, Flint, MI; Dr. Carl Angelo, director

Bring, O Morn, Thy Music                                                                                 SATB with piano

Call and Answer                                                                                                SATB, children's choir, organ, optional hand        commissioned by Bruton Parish Episcopal Church,                                       chimes

    Williamsburg VA; Beckie Davy, director

How Sweet the Name                                                                                        SATB (opt. soprano solo) with piano or organ
Sacred Music Press, 2017, #10/4868S

If My People (based on 2 Chronicles 7:14)                                                        SSA with piano

Laudate Dominum (based on Psalm 134: 3, 6)                                                 SSA with organ

    commissioned by the Notre Dame Women's Liturgical Choir; 

    Dr. Patrick Kronner, director

    (2nd place in Liturgy Alive! Composition Competition, 2019)

Love Calls Us to Your Temple                                                                          SATB with piano, flute

Love Came Down                                                                                              SATB acapella, some bass divisi

Maker in Whom We Live                                                                                   SATB with piano

Morning Has Broken                                                                                         
2 part treble voices with piano

   click to hear solo version

Nothing But the Blood of Jesus                                                                      SATB with piano

   click to hear solo version

O Mighty God                                                                                                    SSAA or SATB with piano

   premiered by the Wheaton College Women's Chorale

Romans Doxology                                                                                            SATB with piano

Softly and Tenderly, Jesus Is Calling                                                              SATB with piano or organ

Augsburg, TBA

The Heart of One                                                                                               SATB with piano and Bb clarinet

Walk in the Light                                                                                               SATB with piano

We Thank Thee, Lord, for This Fair Earth                                                       2-part or SATB choir with organ

Sacred Music Press, 2019, #10/5262S


Christ, Who Was Before the World Began - text by Angier Brock

    commissioned by Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, Williamsburg, VA

    for their 300th anniversary

God, We Gather - text by Angier Brock

O Mystery of Night's Horizon Setting - text anonymous

    commissioned by the Notre Dame Children's Choir; 

    Mark Doerries, Artistic Director

​    (2nd Place winner of Liturgy Alive! Liturgical Composition Competition,

    children's choir division, 2019)