Published Works

Available from Shawnee Press:

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Adeste Fideles
Beauty in simplicity best describes Greg’s new Latin setting, Adeste Fideles, for the Christmas season. The unison singing gently seated above a fluid piano accompaniment develops into a musically lifting chorus that will bring out the best in your young singers’ voices. The “B” section, more bold and deliberate, resolves back into the softer verse and chorus, creating repetition in learning. Available for TB voices as well, this piece creates a wonderful opportunity for your male singers to sing with heart and confidence.
__ C0342, TB
E0583, 2-Part
CD0293, PianoTrax CD

All Through the Night
There are so many options for this Christmas choral by Greg Gilpin. Optional lyrics also make it suitable for general use. The traditional lyrics are set to new music with a soft calypso feel. The piece may be sung a cappella or with optional piano accompaniment with the addition of low and high hand-drum parts. Simple part writing, solos, and several key changes create a work that will be easy to learn and fun to practice and perform. Choirs of all ages will enjoy this one!
__ A 2161, SATB
__ D 0591, 3-Part Mixed
__ E 0455, 2-Part
__ CD0142, Accompaniment CD

Angels Watchin' Over Me
Additional Lyrics and Music by Greg Gilpin
An exciting gospel arrangement for SSAB or SATB voices, Angels Watchin' Over Me will get you moving! Great syncopation, a wonderful rhythmic accompaniment, jazz harmonies, opportunities to show off your best soloists and a fabulous a cappella section-this piece has it all! For school or church use.
D 0621, SSAB or SATB
CD0202, Accomp/Perf. CD
__ LB0418, 2 Trumpets, Alto Sax, Trombone

Arms Around the World
Words by Suzanne Gaither Jennings and Lionel M. Jones, Music by William J. Gaither, Terry Franklin, Barbi Franklin, and Cheryl Rogers; Arranged by Greg Gilpin
Arms Around the World is motivational and inspirational in mood and in text. Greg Gilpin's arrangement of this uplifting song will have the audience on its feet and ready to take action. "Let's be the hands that comfort every man. Let's be the feet for those who do not have the strength to stand. Let's be the love that reaches out to every boy and girl. Let's be the arms that reach around the world."
__ E 0460, 2-Part
__ A 2157, SATB
__ D 0588, 3-Part Mixed
__ LB0389 Orchestration
__ CD0099 Performance/Accompaniment CD

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Attitude is Everything!
This little swing original by Greg Gilpin reinforces positive thinking in a fun, easy-to-sing two-part choral.  “Attitude is everything; take a good one where you go.  It’s up to you to keep a happy mood, and everything depends upon your attitude.”  Ideal for choreography ideas and staging!
__ E0629, 2-Part
__ CD0385, StudioTrax CD

Attitude is Everything! (Collection)
2-part Favorites from Greg Gilpin
Attitude Is Everything is a new collection comprised of two-part favorites from Greg Gilpin. Best-selling chorals like Swinging on a Star, This Ol' Man and The Music in My Life, along with seven others, are now available in one collection with reproducible parts and choreography. The first song, Attitude Is Everything is a new, original work by Gilpin, and positively reflects the theme of this collection.
__ GN0104, 2-Part Collection, Reproducible Parts, Accom./Performance CD
__ GE0124, 2-Part Collection with Reproducible Parts
__ GP0162, Highlights Book/Excerpt Listening CD

Boogie Woogie Holiday
Boogie Woogie Holiday will have you boppin' your way through the Christmas season! This swingin' novelty number is available for two-part treble or three-part mixed voices, and is a great way to introduce jazz singing to young choirs. Jollity guaranteed!
__ D 0597, 3-Part Mixed
__ E 0462, 2-Part
__ CD0141, Accompaniment CD

Brothers Forever
A great change of pace for male choruses! Brothers forever, best friends through it all... This is a stirring song about special friendships that will fill your tenors and basses with a sense of fellowship and pride in the music they make together!
__ CM9809, TTB
__ CT9809, Accompaniment/Performance Cassette
__ CD0177, Accompaniment/Performance CD

Caroling, Caroling
Words by Wihla Hutson; Music by Alfred Burt; Arranged by Greg Gilpin
A favorite from the Alfred Burt carols, Caroling, Caroling is presented here with a fresh, new perspective from Greg Gilpin. The melody sings back and forth between men's and women's voices over a bright and joyful, galloping accompaniment. The constant presence of the "caroling, caroling, caroling, caroling..." motif in one voice part or another adds a shimmer of excitement to the festivities of singing through the snow. As usual, Gilpin adds a few harmonic and melodic surprises that are sure to please. This arrangement is pure fun!
__ A 2158, SATB
__ D 0589, 3-Part Mixed
__ CD0097 Piano Trax

A Child's Credo
Greg Gilpin's setting of the familiar credo for children's voices is truly beautiful. The shimmering, pristine presence of the violin (part included in the choral) and the flowing keyboard accompaniment support the sweetness of the children's voices with a shining ebullience. A Child's Credo is an excellent choice for contest or festival.
__ E 0451, 2-Part, violin
__ CD0097, Piano Trax

A Classical Christmas
Three major masterwork choruses, popular during the Christmas season, are presented in this Greg Gilpin arrangement. Beginning with the stately "Rejoice Greatly," the voice parts are simplified and feature an optional solo and flow seamlessly into "For Unto Us a Child Is Born." The medley slows into the gentle "Jesu, Joy of Man's Desire," then builds into a grand finale of Hallelujah. Again, the voice leading has been modified in a few places to allow for more limited ranges, especially the tenor line. Available in two voicings, this medley, Classical Christmas will appeal to choirs of all sizes and abilities. An exciting new way to enjoy these popular, traditional choral works.
__ A 2209, SATB
__ D 0640, SAB
__ CD0218, Piano Trax

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Cohan's Big Three!

(incorporating Yankee Doodle Boy, Give My Regards to Broadway, and You’re a Grand Old Flag)
Three of George M. Cohan’s finest songs have been arranged into a smart and fun medley by Greg Gilpin.  Simple and easy-to-learn, this medley is an up-beat presentation to showcase patriotism and the works of a great American songwriter.  This choral gives you a chance for good musical teaching during rehearsals and when performed, your audience will rise to their feet with pride!
A2321, SATB                                   
__ D0738, SAB
__ E0607, 2-Part
__ CD0365, StudioTrax CD

Come, Dear Children (From the Alfred Burt Carols)
Words by Wihla Hutson; Music by Alfred Burt, Arranged by Greg Gilpin
Bright and lilting, this two-part partner-song from the Alfred Burt Carols is a great holiday concert or festival opener. Arranged by Greg Gilpin for upper-elementary or middle school choirs, Come, Dear Children sets the tone for a Christmas season filled with joy.
__ E 0494, 2-Part
__ CD0173, Piano Trax

Come Rejoicing
A great concert or worship opener, Come Rejoicing has a spirited calypso beat and wonderful harmonies for two-part or three-part mixed choirs. Rhythmic syncopation and a bright, festive accompaniment charge this piece with energy and excitement. This joyful invitation to make music will have everyone singing (and dancing) along.
__ D 0594, 3-Part Mixed $1.4
__ E 0461, 2-Part
__ CD0139, Accompaniment/Performance CD

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Ding-A Ding-A Ding

Bells are associated with the holiday season as well as celebratory events and inspirational tributes and events. Ding-a Ding-a Ding will be your favorite choral imitating the ring and sound of bells. Polyphonic and homophonic sections play off each other and add to the diverse sound. An optional section allows two choirs to sing together in both musical styles. Simplistic singing builds to majestic singing then fades away like bells in a steeple chiming in falling snow.
Outstanding in all its voicing options.
__ A2310, SATB, unaccompanied
__ B0639, SSA, unaccompanied
__ D0731, SSAB, unaccompanied

Do You Feel the Rhythm?
Not a note is sung! Drum and rhythm speech create this fresh and exciting new "opener," Do You Feel the Rhythm?, from Greg Gilpin. A wonderful way to teach rhythm, dynamics, style, choral energy and introduce choreography. The slow, rock feel mid-choral brings contrast and even more opportunity for musical and style interpretation. What a great way to set up your concert and even introduce your first sung opening number. This is a one of a kind find!
__ A 2208, Four-part speech and Drum
__ CD0219, Accompaniment/Performance CD

Festive Hodie!
Music by Greg Gilpin
For two-part treble voices, Festive Hodie! is a delightfully joyous way to announce the birth of Christ. For school or church use, both the Latin text and canonic melody lines are repetitive, making the piece easy to learn. Instructions for incorporating American Sign Language are included in the choral.
E 0502, 2-Part
__ CD0173, Piano Trax CD

Gee, But I Want to Go Home
The familiar "army song" is given a new spin with Greg Gilpin's clever TTB arrangement. Check out the hip-hop rap section in the middle! Lots of unison, rhythmic speech, and solo opportunities make this novelty piece easy to learn. Gee, But I Want to Go Home is quite accessible to younger male choruses, and a fun accompaniment/performance CD is available.
__ C 0319, TTB
__ LB0404, Instrumental parts for 2 trumpets, 2 trombones
__ CD0159, Accompaniment/Performance CD

Get on Board! Medley
New River Train - Get On Board - Little Children - This Train
This premiere choral in our new "The Changing Voice Series" will be a showstopper for middle school boys! Designed for boys' ensembles with changed and unchanged voices, the tenor part is for the unchanged voice and stays within a low, limited range while the baritone part is for the changed voice and remains limited and not too high in range. Prime unison dividing to easy harmonies and independent singing parts make this an excellent choice for teaching. The songs themselves are train-themed spirituals and are energetic and fun to learn and perform. This is the music and teaching repertoire you've needed for these special-aged singers. We promise more to come!
__ C 0320, TB (for changed and unchanged voices)
__ CD0150, Accompaniment/Performance CD

Gloria  Alleluia
Words and Music by Greg Gilpin
For changed and unchanged TB voices, Gloria Alleluia is the perfect concert opener or festival piece for middle school or junior high male choruses. Lots of unison and accessible harmonies combine with a neo-classical accompaniment making this an impressive choice for school or church use.

__ C0324, TB (for changed and unchanged voices)
__ LB0414 2 Trumpets, 2 Trombones
__ CD0173, Piano Trax CD

Ha Shalom
Traditional; Music by Greg Gilpin
A moving, emotional, and timely song for our world, Ha Shalom is simple and powerful, with both Hebrew and English texts being sung simultaneously. "Peace shall be for all the world; All the world shall be for peace." For three-part mixed voices and optional violin, a beautiful ballad for concert or festival.

__ D 0620, 3-Part Mixed, Violin
CD0173, Piano Trax CD

Home on the Range
Arranged by Greg Gilpin
This a cappella arrangement of Home on the Range bursts with colorful harmonies and textures which expertly interpret the text. Described by some as a "perfect melody," this American standard gives your ensemble a chance to show off their impeccable tuning and blending abilities for concert, contest, or festival. Features unison phrases, brief solo sections, and lush, unexpected harmonies.

__ C 0325, TTBB, a cappella
__ A 2183, SATB, a cappella

This Grep Gilpin choral is electric! Hosanna is driven with musical energy moving from unison to two-part to three-part harmony, the intensity builds to the final "hosanna" with voices layering and overlapping for an awesome echo effect. An impressive and accessible choral for middle school through adult choirs. A great spring concert or festival piece!

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8 Rhythm-Teaching Chorals Using Vocal Speech
Singers who do not play an instrument are sometimes in need of help reading rhythms. A savvy music educator knows one way to teach rhythm is to take the “notes” out of the song. No singing, just speaking in a rhythmic way. I Can Feel the Rhythm by Greg Gilpin does just that.

This collection contains eight chorals that are fun to learn, interesting to teach and entertaining for performers and listeners. With selections for holidays and patriotic celebrations, as well as a piece that teaches how to sing softly and to “sing” musical rests your singers will learn how rhythms look, sound and feel. They will develop their own musicianship skills throughout each piece by adding dynamics and vocal expression. Drum parts are included in this collection!

Big Band Rhythm
Do You Feel the Rhythm?
Life Is Full of Rhythm
Rhythm and Dance
Rock, Rhythm and Roll
Yankee Doodle Rhythm
Yuletide Rhythm

GA0112, Collection, 4-Part Speech Choir
CD0349, StudioTrax CD

I Hear Music in the Air!
Based on a traditional spiritual, Greg Gilpin has arranged another great a cappella work to follow his best-selling, When the Kingdom Comes. Filled with rhythmic energy, dynamic contrast, and harmonic color, the choral I Hear Music in the Air! builds with each key change. Ranges are limited, with some divisi in the soprano part, which makes this appealing to both advanced choirs and younger voices.
__ A 2212, SATB unaccompanied

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In Excelsis Deo!
(A Gospel Christmas)
Greg has had great success setting familiar lyrics to gospel-styled musical arrangements. Here is a new addition for the holidays! The Latin text is limited and used only for the chorus. Greg incorporates the lyrics of Angels We Have Heard on High for the verses and the break down section of Glory Hallelujah builds into a rousing key change and chorus with hand claps and vocal ad libs. Voiced for all age levels, this will be a favorite of your students this holiday season.
__ D0710, 3-Part, Mixed
__ E0584, 2-Part
__ CD0322, StudioTrax CD

It's Time to Start the Show
"Curtain up, hit the lights! It's Time to Start the Show!" A great opening number for your show choir or novelty number for a "pop" concert! This Broadway-style melody, with lyrics that welcome the audience, creates anticipation for what's to come next. Great fro choreography. This up-tempo choral is the perfect way to start your show!
__ A 2162, SATB
__ D 0592, 3-Part Mixed
__ E 0456, 2-Part
__ CD0135, Accompaniment/Performance CD
__ LB0406, Parts for also sax, 2 trumpets, trombones

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Ja-Da, Ja-Da, Jing Jing Jing
This novelty standard from the 1920s is excellently revived by Greg Gilpin in a ragtime styled choral for three-part and two-part voices. The verses are interesting between the parts, sometimes singing together while other times back and forth and the chorus is repetitive until the key change where a more rhythmic approach to the arrangement takes place. Lyrically, this song is dynamite with an arrangement easy to learn and remember. A great piece for learning rhythm and style and for programming excellence!
__ D0712, 3-Part Mixed
__ E0585, 2-Part
__ CD0324, StudioTrax CD

Jubilate! (Sing Joyfully)
Greg Gilpin has taken a simple Latin text and infused it with rhythmic energy and excitement! Jubilate! lives up to its name - "Sing Joyfully" Younger singers as well as more advanced choirs wil enjoy the "world beat" sound and feel of this driving choral. Use it successfully as a lively concert opener or theme song for any choral organization.
__ C 0313, TTB
__ D 0575, SAB
__ CD0105 Performance/Accompaniment CD

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Keep On Following the Star

Greg Gilpin’s original gospel chorals are solid-gold. Keep on Following the Star is no exception. His new original work for Christmas begins with an infectious chorus full of gospel harmonies and style. The verses are sung with an optional solo above gospel “oo’s”. Verse and chorus are repetitive, allowing for quick learning. Add a key change, followed by a hot a cappella with hand claps section, finish with a rousing ending and you’ve got a new hit for your concert this December.
__ A2287, SATB
__ D0714, 3-part mixed
__ E05892, 2-part
__ CD0330, StudioTrax CD

The Keeper
This is the third offering in The Changing Voice Series, chorals designed for the male changing, unchanged and changed voice to sing together successfully. This traditional Old English song, The Keeper, is masculine and spirited. The text is humorous and with the use of solos, the choral takes on many colors as it develops. Simply, this choral is perfect for your young male voices.
__ C 0335 TB (changed and unchanged)
__ CD0218 Piano Trax

Kwaheri Angu Rafiki (Farewell, My Friend)
This exciting choral features a beautiful text in English and Swahili (pronunciation guide included) about the never-ending love and devotion of true friends. With a rhythmic, emotional melody and accompaniment. Greg Gilpin has taken this wonderful African "farewell" and crafted a musical benediction that is especially appropriate for graduation or a final concert. "Journey in a circle as you start...remember us...return to us..."
__ A 2147, SATB
__ D 0569, 3-Part Mixed
__ CD0106 Performance/Accompaniment CD

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Originally released for SATB voices, this top-selling Latin setting by Greg Gilpin is now available for SAB and two-part voices.  It consists of a “child’s theme” that begins the piece with the text developing into rich, heartfelt harmonies.  The piece concludes with the same “child’s theme” fading into pianissimo as if never ending.  It has been newly recorded with available string quartet parts and a new Studiotrax CD recording.  A translation and pronunciation guide is included within the choral. This is a moving and stirring choral work.
A2076, SATB
__ D0757, SAB
__ E0624, 2-Part (divisi)
__ LB0454, Parts for string quartet
__ CD0389, StudioTrax CD

Kyrie/Kum Ba Ya
Arrangement and Original Music by Greg Gilpin
This arrangement can be used for many voicing combinations. Cue-sized notes are included to create other voicing possibilities from this two-part mixed arrangement. Sung a cappella, Kyrie/Kum Ba Ya joins the beautiful simplicity of chant using traditional Latin text with the well-knownl African folk song Kim Bad Ya.
__ E 0490, 2-part Mixed or SATB

Little Wheel A-Turnin'
Greg Gilpin has written a new, energetic arrangement of "Ezekiel Saw the Wheel," Little Wheel A-Turnin', for 3-part mixed voices. An excellent choice for young singers with Part III in a limited range that does not exceed middle C or go below F. A repeated rhythmic pattern creates the feel of a wheel spinning. Part II carries the melody with the sopranos adding harmony. Each verse has limited piano accompaniment and is a great tool for introducing young singers to a cappella singing.
__ D 0639, 3-Part mixed

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Live Your Dream
This major choral work by Greg Gilpin is a moving tribute to anyone who has a dream and pursues it. With lyrics based on the words of Rumi, Lao-Tzu and Thoreau, Greg’s original music and choral arrangement is full of emotional strength that paints the text with musical significance.  A perfect graduation selection! Live Your Dream has been beautifully orchestrated by Steven Couch.
A2315, SATB
__ C0348, TTBB
__ CD0390, StudioTrax CD
__ LB0451, Orchestration

A Lyric Adoramus Te
In the style of his best-selling A Child's Credo, Greg Gilpin has created A Lyric Adoramus Te, another 2-part Latin work for young voices that certainly will become a classic. Unison singing, simple harmonies and the use of echoing will aid in the learning of pianissimo singing, breathing and phrasing. Listening and blending are also enforced by the writing. The optional C instrument will add simple elegance and the American Sign Language beautifully interprets the written text.
__ E 0511, 2-Part, with C instrument
__ CD0218, Piano Trax

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Marshmallow World

Greg Gilpin’s arrangement of this popular tune from the 1940s is unique in its voicing. This bouncy swing number for the holidays can be performed as a 2-part choral or expanded with the optional part if you have boys with changed voices in your choir. Two chorals in one and so useful year after year when your needs change! A wonderfully familiar novelty number to set the holiday mood.
__ E0603, 2-part (opt. 3-part mixed)
__ CD0351, StudioTrax CD

Mary Sat A-Rockin' 
This top-selling a cappella SATB is now available in a TTBB voicing which is included in the Turtle Creek Chorale Series. Beginning with a bass ostinato line, the baritones join with their melody, followed by divisi tenors. Truly powerful with men's voices, the arrangement takes on new life. Mary Sat A-Rockin' explores the full range of musical sound and expression. With this new voicing, a percussion part has been created by The Turtle Creek Chorale and enhances the performance excitement.
__ C 0331, TTBB (new voicing)
__ A 2186, SATB, unaccompanied
__ LB0429, Percussion

Maybe We'll Meet Again
This contemporary ballad is perfect for graduation ceremonies, senior recognition, or end-of-the-year concerts. Greg Gilpin's Maybe We'll Meet Again recalls warm memories shared between good friends, yet gently refuses to say "goodbye."
__ A 2167, SATB
__ D 0595, 3-Part Mixed
__ CD0140 Accompaniment/Performance CD

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A Merry Christmas Medley

(incorporating Deck the Hall; Go Tell It On the Mountain; Angels We Have Heard on High; The First Noel; The Holly and The Ivy; and Joy to the World)
This is a joyful, easy-to-prepare medley of favorite and familiar holiday songs.  Greg Gilpin has created a medley with lots of dynamic and music diversity, crafting it so that it is seamless and smart.  Beginning and ending with an original vocal fanfare, this medley will fill that special place in your holiday program.
A2342, SATB
__ D0762, SAB
__ E0630, 2-Part
__ CD0386, StudioTrax CD

Musica Dei
For concert, contest, or festival use, this jubilant homage to the joy of making music is easy to teach, learn, and fun to sing. For two-part treble voices, Musica Dei begins with two distinct, joyous melodies, followed by an accented canon section and finishes by pairing the two beginning melodies as partner songs. A wealth of teaching can be done using this Latin/English text piece and it will be a favorite of students and audiences in any performance. The piano accompaniment is creative adn supportive of the vocals.
__ E 0477, 2-Part
__ CD0137, Piano Trax

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Music's Echo

This a cappella gem uses optional percussion accompaniment creating a Renaissance sound and madrigal effect. Beginning with a simple melody, each part joins with its own melody. Soon the polyphonic singing is gloriously forte and builds to a strong ending. “How sweet the answer echo makes to music at night.” Music’s Echo is a sweet musical work to use as a processional or it may be sung antiphonally by two or more choirs. So many creative options!
__ A2289, SATB unaccompanied with percussion

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Nothing Gonna Stumble My Feet

John Parker and Greg Gilpin have combined their talents to create this new exuberant and original spiritual for SATB a cappella voices.  Full of dynamic contrast, rhythmic nuances, and textual percussiveness, Nothin’ Gonna Stumble My Feet will be an outstanding festival, concert, or contest piece.  Thrilling to sing and to hear.
A2314, SATB, unaccompanied

Our Festival of Music!
Latin music and rhythms are all the rage, and Greg Gilpin has captured the fire and passion of this genre with Our Festival of Music! The text describes the passion that ignites when rhythm and melody take over. The choral is syncopated, but not too difficult, and includes some Spanish text and rap. Wonderful salsa rhythm and accompaniment will have choirs and audiences wanting to jump up and dance!
__ A 2149, SATB
__ D 0578, 3-Part
__ LB0395 Brass Parts
__ CD0109 Performance/Accompaniment CD

Over the River and We'll Dress the House
Words by Wihla Hutson; Music by Alfred Burt
Anticipating the holiday season is half the fun! Greg Gilpin has taken teh popular Over the River and Through the Woods and placed it ever so cleverly with the famous Alfred Burt carol We'll Dress the House. This two-part mini-melody with bouncing piano accompaniment is easy to learn, festive, and perfect for fall, winter or holiday concerts.
__ E 0470, 2-Part
__ CD0137, Piano Trax

Peace on Earth
Based on Lyrics by Henry W. Longfellow; Additional Lyrics by Greg Gilpin; Tune: "Waly Waly," American Folk Song; Arranged by Greg Gilpin
This powerful and timely new arrangement by Greg Gilpin, marries the familiar Henry W. Longfellow lyrics wtih the favorite folk tune timeless message to any performance occasion throughout the year. Optional handbell parts that enhance this message of peace are available. The CD accompaniment track is outstanding.
__ A 2170, SATB
__ D 0602, 3-Part Mixed
__ E 0466, SA
__ LC1204, Part for Handbells
__ CD0155, Accompaniment/Performance CD

Put a Little Love in Your Heart
From the moment you hear the vocal and rhythmic opening; you know you have a winning arrangement from Greg Gilpin for your concert or show. With driving energy and pop sound, this easy to learn and sing arrangement is just what your show needs as an opener, closer or theme. Greg has used the verses of Put a Little Love in Your Heart with the chorus of Love Train, adding an original "break down" section to create a powerhouse number. Voice leading is smart, and the ranges appropriate for young voices.
__ A 2190, SATB
__ D 0638, SAB
__ E 0484, 2-Part
__ CD 0220, Accompaniment/Performance CD

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Reuben and Rachel
Greg’s humorous arrangement of this folk song allows boys and girls to argue with each other lyrically and musically. It’s simple and smart with a crisp piano accompaniment that feels percussive. Teach your students contrast in dynamics, tempo, legato and accented style and introduce them to a lively American folk song. Novel and educational!
__ D0711, SAB
__ CD0293, PianoTrax CD

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Rise Up and Sing!

This is a strong and spirited selection for your small, younger voiced or middle school choir as an opener or theme song for your musical performance. “We have a common purpose, we have a common theme. Let’s celebrate with music all our hopes and all our dreams.” Lyrics are up-lifting and challenge the singer and listener to make a difference in our world. Use the StudioTrax CD, add some simple movement and you have a great contemporary number for your concert or festival.
__ D0715, 3-part mixed, opt. baritone
__ E0587, 2-part
__ CD0329, StudioTrax CD

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Rock, Rhythm and Roll

From the collection, I Can Feel the Rhythm by Greg Gilpin comes this fast-paced, ‘50s- themed rock-n’-roll choral.  Completely written as four-part vocal speech with drum or a cappella, this choral teaches singers rhythmic phrases and dynamic importance.  It is a perfect teaching tool for your singers who do not play instruments.  It is also a great piece to choreograph!
A2317, 4-Part Vocal Speech, unaccompanied, drum
__ CD0361, StudioTrax CD

Santa Got Lost in Texas
You don't have to live in Texas to enjoy this western fun! The text tells how Santa got lost in Texas on Christmas Eve, and was helped by a cowboy tending herd. Humorous and smartly arranged by Greg Gilpin, Santa Got Lost in Texas makes a perfect novelty number for your concert. Optional solos let your singers "act" out their part, and even stage the entire song.
__ E 0525, 2-Part
__ CD0247, Accompaniment/Performance CD

Sing, Hosanna Sing!
Music by Greg Gilpin
A thrilling flute obbligato, driving energy, and mixed meter make this triumphant choral a joy to sing. For advanced high school through adult mixed choirs, Sing Hosanna, Sing! is exciting and electric for concert, contest, or festival. Appropriate for school or church use.
A 2206, SATB, flute
CD0176, Piano Trax CD

Skye Boat Song
Simple and lovely. This SSA arrangement of the popular Scottish folk song will teach your women's ensemble about expression, vocal energy and dynamic interpretation. The vocal ranges help your students learn to sing fully and supported. The piano part is supportive, but independent, and develops the feel of the sea's waves and motion. Unison, 2-part, and full SSA singing is explored and reflect the beauty of this lullaby, Skye Boat Song.
__ B 0614, SSA
__ CD0218, PianoTrax

The Solfege Blues
Words by Russell Edwards; Music by Grep Gilpin
Looking for a way to make solfege more appealing to your students? This is it! The Solfege Blues is a fun-filled, blues-style look at solfege from the students' point of view. A great novelty piece for performance or simply to lighten up the atmosphere in the classroom; use of Kodaly hand signs included!
__ E 0446, 2-Part
__ D 0581, 3-Part Mixed
__ CD0113 Performance/Accompaniment CD

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A Star Spangled Celebration
(incorporating This Is My Country, America and My Country ’Tis of Thee)
This fast paced, pop-style medley is a break from patriotic tradition. Opening grandly into a contemporary work with This Is My Country, this choral develops into America, grows into a gospel style setting of My Country ’Tis of Thee and ends as it began with This Is My Country. It remains up-beat and powerful until the very last chord. A Star Spangled Celebration is a choreographer’s dream of movement and energy, and a wonderful addition to festival programming.
__ A2284, SATB
__ B0635, SSA
__ D0713, SAB
__ CD0325, StudioTrax CD

Words and Music by Slim Harpo; Arranged by Greg Gilpin
R & B for two-part treble voices! This soulful arrangement of Te-Ni-Nee-Ni-Nu is a fun novelty piece for any time of year. Upper elementary, middle school choirs, as well as women's choruses, will enjoy performing this light-hearted number. CHOREOGRAPHY INCLUDED!
__ E 0458, 2-Part
__ CD0165, Accompaniment/Performance CD

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Thanks a Lot, But No Thanks

From the musical, It’s Always Fair Weather, we proudly present this sassy little tune for your women.  Greg Gilpin captures the attitude of the lyrics and the style in his arrangement.  Lots of unison singing, solo opportunities, and good SSA vocals complete this rousing number.  A performance knockout indeed!
B0641, SSA
__ CD0387, StudioTrax CD

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Think On Me

Never has this art song by Alicia Ann Scott sounded so beautiful, and chorally arranged so effectively than now. Heart-wrenching harmonies interpret the touching text and the almost hymn-like pianissimo, a cappella verse adds to the dynamic touches that build in the last refrain and fade away with the last lyric. A choral that will teach your students expression.
__ A 2207, SATB
__ D 0634, SAB
__ E0586, 2-part, opt. SSA (new)
__ CD0218, PianoTrax CD

This Ol' Man
Greg Gilpin's spirited arrangement of this familiar children's song is a pleasure to sing and hear. The humorous sound effects supplied by the singers and accompaniment will make This Ol' Man a favorite among singers and a special treat for audiences. Staging and choreography opportunities abound; a real crowd pleaser!
__ E 0382, 2-Part
__ MC0299, Accompaniment/Performance Cassette
__ CD0145, Accompaniment/Performance CD

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Through the Eyes of a Child

Young and old alike will relate to the incredible lyrics and moving music of Through the Eyes of a Child. Burrows and Gilpin unite to craft a choral that is a moving reflection of childhood innocence and the value of that perspective — especially for adults. When you look at life Through the Eyes of a Child, “that’s when you truly live”. A wonderful multi-generational concert work that will inspire all.
__ A2288, SATB
__ D0716, SAB
__ E05882, 2-part
__ CD0333, StudioTrax CD

Together, Hand in Hand
Words and Music by Glenn W. Calcote; Arranged by Greg Gilpin
Music is the universal language! This inspirational song of hope is a call for the entire world to share peace and love through music. Together, Hand in Hand will make a great closing number for a concert, or theme song for your choral organization.
A 2205, SATB
__ D 0633, SAB
__ E 0504, 2-part
__ CD0213, Performance/Accompaniment CD
__ LB0421, 2 Trpt, Alto Sax, Trbn

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We Come To Sing This Holiday

Greg Gilpin brings to you an original madrigal-style choral with percussion accompaniment parts.  It creates a wonderful way to begin your holiday concert, either on stage or as a processional.  Each vocal part sings its own melody, layering throughout and finishing with flair.  This is a perfect holiday showpiece highlighting good choral singing.
A2339, SATB, unaccompanied with percussion

We Honor You Today
Words and Music by Trisha Gilpin Suddarth; Arranged by Greg Gilpin
Gracious and grateful thought are expressed in this Greg Gilpin choral. We Honor You Today is appropriate for so many occasions - graduation, recognition ceremonies, honor assemblies, appreciation gatherings. What a wonderful way to sing "Thank You" to those who have so so positively and profoundly affected our lives - teachers, classmates, parents, friends. This pop ballad is a must for the libraries of high school and community choruses everywhere who are often in need of a "standard" to perform for such occasions.
__ HT9711, SATB
__ CT9711 Accompaniment Cassette
__ CD 0125 Performance/Accompaniment CD

When Every Child
Lyrics by Christie Smith Stephens; Music by Christie Smith Stephens & Greg Gilpin
When Every Child is a stunning reminder of our never-ending wish for peace. For two-part treble voices, this gentle "prayer" has optional sacred lyrics, making it appropriate for school or church use. Strong in its simplicity.
__ HT9404, 2-Part
__ CD0175 Accompaniment/Performance CD

When the Kingdom Comes!
This original spiritual by Greg Gilpin is appropriate for both school and church settings. It may be performed a cappella or with piano accompaniment and is voiced SATB or SSAB, makin it well suited to a variety of ensembles and performance settings. When the Kingdom Comes! is written in simple call and response style, building through a series of modulations to a nice, full ending. Perfect for concert or festival, as well as for show choirs.
__ A 2163, SATB
__ D 0593, SSAB
__ CD0137, Piano Trax

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Why We Sing
Why We Sing, the powerful, original ballad by Greg Gilpin is stunning in lyric and melody and is now available for TTBB and SSAA voices! This best-selling choral begins in simple unison, building to an ending with full choral presence and a moving descant. “A sound of hope, a sound of peace, a sound that celebrates and speaks what we believe…this is why we sing, why we lift our voice…” A proven winner that moves the audience to tears. Orchestration by Mark Hayes and a CD accompaniment track available. Outstanding in every way!
__ C0339, TTBB (New!)
__ B0631, SSAA (New!)
__ A2239, SATB
__ D0670, SAB
__ E0538, 2-Part
__ LB0431, Orchestration
__ CD0261, StudioTrax CD

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Why We Sing: Ten Inspirational Songs for Solo Voice 

Greg Gilpin has compiled a new solo book containing inspirational vocal solos that will touch the heart of both singer and listener.  Why We Sing: Ten Inspirational Songs for Solo Voice includes the songs Through the Eyes of a Child, All Things Bright and Beautiful, A Christmas Trilogy, I Hear Liberty Singing, In Many Wonderful Ways, Maybe We’ll Meet Again, Rock Me to Sleep, The Face of Love, Think On Me, and Why We Sing.  These titles have been choral favorites and are now available for solo voice and an accompaniment CD.  This solo collection can be used for both secular and sacred performances throughout the year and will certainly be a treasured addition to the vocal soloist’s library.
IA0088, Solo Book, Accompaniment CD

A Wreath of Carols
What a find! This outstanding medley of many well-loved holiday carols will fill the need for the familiar in your holiday concert, leaving time for the other Shawnee Press gems you'd like to program. Cleverly assembled and arranged by Greg Gilpin and orchestrated by Stan Pethel, A Wreath of Carols basically sings itself, weaving the colors and sparkle of the season throughout. The majestic ending will have the audience on their feet applauding and in the holiday spirit. Fantastic!
__ A 2220, SATB
__ D 0645, SAB
__ E 0512, 2-Part/SSA
__ LB0424, Orchestration
__ CD0228, Accompaniment/Performance CD

Yuletide Rhythm
Greg Gilpin follows up his top-selling Do You Feel the Rhythm? with another vocal speech choral — this one is for the holidays! Greg takes the note-learning out of rehearsal and lets you teach rhythms immediately in a choral that is a performance dream. Call and response, repetition and independent part speaking in a variety of rhythmic styles is used. You can add choreography to this piece while learning rhythms that are a must for all singers. Add percussion if desired or use the StudioTrax CD. An educator’s find of the year!
__ A2285, 4-Part Speech any combination and drums
__ CD0323, StudioTrax CD

Staging, Movement & Choreography Videos

Making Music Dance
Greg Gilpin communicates with the viewer on a "one-on-one" basis, providing instruction and examples to help teachers add movement and American Sign Language to choral music.

Making Music Dance, Volume 1 - Includes:
Choreographed Movement for:

The Banjo's Back in Town - Shuman/Thomas
I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing - arr. Gilpin
Swinging On a Star - arr. Gilpin

American Sign Language for:
On the Wings of Song - Gilpin
Power of One - Gilpin
Silent Light - arr. Gilpin

Making Music Dance, Volume 2 - Elementary - Includes:
Choreographed Movement for:

Frim Fram Sauce, The - arr. Gilpin
Gloria Tibi Domine - Gilpin
Good News, Chariot's A-Comin' - Price, Besig
I Hear Liberty Singing - Gilpin
Little Bit of Santa, A - Marcus, Schram
Something in a Song - Estes
Together Like You and Me - arr. Gilpin

Musical / Collection

Knight the Castle Rocked, The - Gallina, Gallina
Nature's Way - Grier, Emerson

Making Music SIGN - Includes:

All Things Bright and Beautiful - arr. Gilpin
Angels Looked Down * - Williams, Curry
Communion Song * - Price, Besig
Empty Now - Martin, J.
Go Now in Peace - Price, Besig
Lightshine - Williams, Martin
Silent Night - arr. Gilpin

* Only portions of the song are signed.

__ VC0001, Video Cassette, Volume 1
__ VC0004, Video Cassette, Volume 2
__ VC5000, Video Cassette, (Making Music Sign)
__ VF0001, Video Cassette 3-Pack (All of the above)

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