CHILDREN’S MUSIC FOR LENT, PALM SUNDAY and EASTER

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Jeff Reeves serves as Choral Music Editor with Hal Leonard Corporation in Milwaukee. In his role at Hal Leonard, Jeff serves as the primary editor for the Henry Leck Choral Series, Discovery Choral Series, and the Shawnee Press sacred choral catalog for children, Worship Songs Junior. Jeff also serves as the Director of Children’s Music Ministries at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa. In this position, Jeff coordinates and directs choral and handbell choirs for children in pre-kindergarten through 6th grade. Since 1990, Jeff has specialized in the field of church music for children. His work in both the music publishing industry and the local church has given him the unique opportunity to understand the needs of children’s choirs within the larger ecumenical community. He is the author of numerous publications including children’s music curriculum materials, teaching articles, as well as choral and handbell works for children of all ages. Jeff holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Master’s of Church Music degree from Southern Theological Seminary. He lives in Brookfield with his husband, John, who is Minister of Music & Organist at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, Wauwatosa. Together, Jeff and John enjoy spending time with family and friends, playing with their delightful dog, Dolly, and traveling to warm weather destinations.Children’s choirs make a moving and memorable addition to the plethora of worship services during Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. From songs of reflection and introspection to songs of celebration and rejoicing, Shawnee Press is proud to provide an outstanding catalog of children’s choral music for the Lenten and Easter season!

Children’s choirs make a moving and memorable addition to the plethora of worship services during Lent, Holy Week, and Easter. From songs of reflection and introspection to songs of celebration and rejoicing, Shawnee Press is proud to provide an outstanding catalog of children’s choral music for the Lenten and Easter season!

Be sure to check out these new children’s anthems for Spring 2017. Click on the link to view and hear each piece.

 

For YOUNGER ELEMENTARY:

Lent/General: LOVING MY NEIGHBOR (Ruth Elaine Schram)

Palm Sunday: PALMS OF PRAISE (Joseph M. Martin)

Easter: AN EASTER CAROL (Michael Bedford)

 

These songs included in “SING AND CELEBRATE 5!” – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_e8golt1xE&feature=youtu.be

 

For OLDER ELEMENTARY:

Lent/General: THE LORD’S PRAYER (Ruth Elaine Schram)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kaJVrh8PnT4&feature=youtu.be

 

Lent: LET ME BE YOUR LIGHT (Donna Butler Douglas)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ok0BDsVHHhc&feature=youtu.be

 

Palm Sunday: HOSANNA, BLESSED IS HE (Cindy Berry)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DEW6VZtDErQ&feature=youtu.be

 

Easter: RUN TO THE GARDEN (Roger Thornhill/Brad Nix)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4GqxOG3eDGU&feature=youtu.be

 

Easter: HE CAME DOWN (Joseph M. Martin)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gvK08W79daU&feature=youtu.be

 

FOR A COMPLETE CATALOG OF CHILDREN’S CHORAL MUSIC for Lent, Palm Sunday, and Easter visit the WORSHIP SONGS JR. landing page: https://www.shawneepress.com/worshipsongsjr

 

 

 

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