Meet Our Composers

Seafarer Press

Critics frequently mention "the close personal resonance between the composer and the words," fully engaging life's beauty and messiness.

Abbie Betinis Music Co.

Reviewed as "superb... whirling, soaring" and "audacious... edgy..." the music of Abbie Betinis revolves around language, patterns and play.

JH Music

Jocelyn Hagen (b.1980), a native of Valley City, North Dakota, composes music that has been described as "dramatic and deeply moving."

Ephraim Bay Publishing

"Music of character and genuine beauty" -Minneapolis Star Tribune, "Superbly crafted...beautiful and often powerful..." -Opera Today

Hummingbird Press

"The overall effect of [Hill's] music is an evocation of magic."

Fresh Ayre Music

"...effortlessly breathes new life into the familiar...endlessly inventive."

Joan Szymko Music

"Szymko specializes in choral works of
haunting beauty." *


"Gorgeous" (Washington Post)

"Stunning" (Lawrence Journal-World)

"Eventful" (Star Tribune)