CHILDREN’S MUSIC FOR SPRING!

Even though Advent and Christmas are close at hand, children’s choir directors know that Spring will arrive soon! That means directors will soon be planning music for Lent, Holy Week, Easter, Mother’s Day, and end of the choir year programs.

Shawnee Press is proud to provide an outstanding catalog of Spring music perfect for children’s choirs of all ages! Be sure to check out these outstanding choral anthems and resources ideal for Spring services and programs.

 

For YOUNGER CHILDREN (grades K-3):

SING AND CELEBRATE 8!

Palm Sunday: Hosanna We Sing (Glenn and Susan Eernisse)

Easter: Haven’t You Heard? (Lynn Shaw Bailey)

Mother’s Day: Love Is…(Jeff Reeves)

 

SING AND CELEBRATE 7!

Lent: Make My Heart Your Home (Jeff Reeves)

Easter: Jesus Is Risen! (Ruth E. Schram)

Mother’s Day: A Family Recipe (Joseph M. Martin)

 

SING AND CELEBRATE 6!

Lent: HELP ME TO BE LIKE YOU, LORD (Jeff Reeves)

Easter: SING! SING! SING! (Roger Thornhill/Brad Nix)

Mother’s Day: GOD, BLESS OUR FAMILY (Jeff Reeves/Ruth E. Schram)

 

SING AND CELEBRATE 5!

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

Easter: AN EASTER CAROL (Michael Bedford)

Mother’s Day: THANK YOU FOR FAMILY (Joseph M. Martin)

 

For OLDER ELEMENTARY (grades 3-6)

Lent: BECAUSE OF LOVE (Joseph Martin & Brad Nix)

Lent: I WANT TO BE LIKE JESUS (Cindy Berry)

Easter: CHILDREN OF THE RISEN KING (Becki Slagle Mayo & Lynn Shaw Bailey)

Mother’s Day: A FAMILY SONG (Joseph M. Martin/arr. Brad Nix)

 

 

To review the all the new children’s music products for FALL/CHRISTMAS 2019 and SPRING/EASTER 2020 online, visit:

2019-2020 WORSHIP SONGS JR.

 

Order the Fall 2019/Spring 2020 WORSHIP SONGS JR. PREVIEW PACKET for $5.00! Includes sample choral anthems, performance CD, and products information brochure. Call 1-800-962-8584.

 

FOR A COMPLETE CATALOG OF CHILDREN’S MUSIC visit:

WELCOME TO WORSHIP SONGS JUNIOR!

 

 

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 Discovery Choral Series, the Shawnee Press sacred choral catalog for children, Worship Songs Junior, and formerly the Henry Leck Choral Series.
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 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.

 

 

 

 

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