Christina Whitten Thomas's works have been described as "extraordinarily moving" and "shaped with great skill and commitment." She is known for her "conservative but imaginative harmonic vocabulary" which she pairs with carefully chosen texts to create award-winning choral and vocal music.
Take Peace for a cappella choir. A comtemplative piece about finding peace within. Selected for the 2008 Sorel Medallion Conductor's Choice award. Published by E.C. Schirmer. Click here to order.
My Cathedral for a cappella choir. A meditative piece about finding the spiritual in nature. Awarded 1st place in the 2011 Los Robles Master Chorale composition competition. Published by E.C. Schirmer. Click here to order.
A Child of the Snows for SATB choir and piano. A lullaby for Christmas. Awarded 1st place in the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir's composition competition. Published by E.C. Schirmer. Click here to order.
Snow Song for children's choir and piano has just been added to the Henry Leck Creating Artistry series published by Hal Leonard. Click here to order.
If your ensemble or choir is performing one of Christina's works, please let us know so we can add your event to our calendar!
Musica Sacra of New York City, directed by Kent Tritle, has recently released a CD of choral works by contemporary composers including my piece Choral de Bêtes. The CD is called "Messages to Myself" and can be ordered through Amazon, cdUniverse, or through the Musica Sacra website. Tracks are also available on itunes.
The Grace of God for SATB choir, flute, hand drum, and piano, commissioned by Grace United Methodist Church of Kokomo, Indiana, will be premiered in May, 2013.
I'm excited to be working on a newly commissioned song cycle for tenor Glenn Fernandez. More details soon!