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John Byun

John Byun received his Bachelor’s of Music in Vocal Performance from the University of California, Irvine and his Master’s in Choral Conducting from California State University, Long Beach. He is the director of Choral and Vocal Activities at Riverside City College, where he directs the Chamber Singers and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble.
 
Mr. Byun is also the artistic director of the Temecula Valley Master Chorale. He has been the guest conductor for several district honor choirs, the SCVA Men’s Honor Choir, the Central California Women’s Honor Choir and the Texas Honor Choir Region 9. The RCC Chamber Singers have performed at the ACDA Western Divisional Conference in Tucson and the National Conference in Chicago. They have traveled to Wales where they competed in the Eisteddfod Choral Competition and took first in the Mixed Choir Division and they were selected to perform at the NCCO (National Collegiate Choral Organization) national conference in Colorado. They often have opportunities to perform with special guest artists such as Don Shelton (member of the Hi-Lo’s), Grammy Award Winner Jon Secada and as chorus for the Star Wars in Concert.
 
He resides in Temecula, CA with his wife Mary and children Mikail and Jade. 

 

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Octavo

 
Get Away, Jordan
 

 Get Away, Jordan 
Arranger: Stacey V. Gibbs 

Voicing: SATB, divisi  Released: January 2014  Difficulty: Medium difficult
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   Stacey Gibbs is perhaps the most popular arranger for traditional Spirituals today. Creative ideas with harmony and rhythmic accompaniment make his treatments stand out. Choirs enjoy the familiar tunes with original artistry. Best for college and community choirs.
 

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  P1479 - SATB, divisi  [buy now]
$2.45

 
O Nata Lux, Light Born Of Light
 

 O Nata Lux, Light Born Of Light 
Composer: Kevin A. Memley 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2012  Difficulty: Medium
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   The John Byun Choral series is inaugurated with this beautiful piece containing both Latin and English texts. Byun's fame has come from superb performances of his college choir at NCCO and ACDA national events. Memley has earned his station similarly, and this piece for choir, piano and oboe proves why. Appropriate for high school, college and church choirs.
 

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  P1421 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
O Vos Omnes
 

 O Vos Omnes 
Composer: Richard Burchard 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2012  Difficulty: Medium
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   Premiered at the NCCO conference in 2012, this beautiful meditative piece was commissioned by John Byun and is part of his new choral series. Rich in tone color with thick harmonic writing the text calls for understanding and empathy at a time of pain from fellow humans. It is an excellent selection for High School and College concerts and festivals.
 

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  P1432 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.10

 
Saeya Saeya Parang Saeya
 

 Saeya Saeya Parang Saeya 
Composer: Young-ah Kim 

Voicing: SATTB 
Season: General  Released: January 2016  Difficulty: Difficult
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   Selected for the John Byun Choral series, this traditional Korean folk song has been given some wonderful contemporary and creative treatment. The vocal techniques and harmonic flair are inventive and enticing. The artistry and passion emerge through the simple song about birds and the farmer. A worthy challenge for college choirs. Difficult.
 

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  P1562 - SATTB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
Sitivit Anima Mea
 

 Sitivit Anima Mea 
Composer: Richard Burchard  Author/Lyricist: Psalms 41:3, 55:7 

Voicing: SATB, divisi  Released: January 2014  Difficulty: Medium
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   In only a few short years Richard Burchard has become recognized as one of the new, great choral composers in America. His sonorities are often dense but always rich and satisfying. His melodies are more harmonic and vertical than typically horizontal and yet the music flows effortlessly. This Latin text from the Psalms is one of the most assuring. For excellent high school, college and community choirs
 

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  P1475 - SATB, divisi  [buy now]
$2.35

 
Witness
 

 Witness 
Composer: Spiritual  Arranger: Stacey V. Gibbs 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2013  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   In the past few years Stacey Gibbs has become recognized as an excellent arranger of Spirituals. His settings have been performed at numerous ACDA National and Regional conventions. WITNESS is one of the most popular Spirituals and Stacey's rendition is truly spectacular. It was premiered at the ACDA National Convention in Dallas, 2013.
 

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  P1462 - SATB  [buy now]
$2.35
  P1462D - SATB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
Witness
 

 Witness 
Composer: Spiritual  Arranger: Stacey V. Gibbs 

Voicing: SATB  Released: January 2013  Difficulty: Medium
Sample Sound File Listen
   In the past few years Stacey Gibbs has become recognized as an excellent arranger of Spirituals. His settings have been performed at numerous ACDA National and Regional conventions. WITNESS is one of the most popular Spirituals and Stacey's rendition is truly spectacular. It was premiered at the ACDA National Convention in Dallas, 2013.
 

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  P1462D - SATB  [buy now]
$2.35

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