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Guy Forbes
Guy Forbes currently serves as the Associate Conductor of Choirs and Chair of Music Education at Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois. A native of Jacksonville, Florida, Dr. Forbes received the Master of Music in conducting from Florida State University and the Ph.D. in Music Education from the University of Florida. Previous positions range from public school teaching to directing and producing musical theatre, from conducting community choirs to directing university choral ensembles.

His responsibilities at Millikin University include conducting the Millikin Chamber Chorale and the Freshman Women’s Ensemble. In addition Dr. Forbes also teaches conducting and junior/senior vocal music education courses.

Recent compositions include: Ave Maria (SSAA), Winner of the 2005 Roger Wagner Contemporary Choral Composition Contest; O Magnum Mysterium (SSAA); O Nata Lux (SATB), Winner of the 2006 Vanguard Premieres Choral Composition Contest.

 

 

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Octavo

 
O Nata Lux
 

 O Nata Lux 
Composer: Guy Forbes 

Voicing: SATBB 
Season: Communion/Lent  Released: January 2008  Difficulty: Medium
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   Winner of the 2006 Vanguard Premiers Choral Competition Contest, this setting of ''O Nata Lux'' has already been selected for performance at numerous ACDA venues. Dr. Forbes, professor at Millikin University, demonstrates his fine understanding of the choral art form with the elegant choral writing in this piece. Destined to be a festival favorite, performance notes are included in the publication.
 

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  P1333 - SATBB  [buy now]
$2.35

 
There Is No Rose
 

 There Is No Rose 
Composer: Guy Forbes 

Voicing: SATB divisi 
Season: Advent  Released: January 2016  Difficulty: Medium to Difficult
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   Guy Forbes gave us ''O Nata Lux'' many years ago and we have patiently waited for its sequel. Now we have it, a stunning setting of ''There Is No Rose'' that delivers exactly what we hoped for. It is a beautiful melody draped in warm harmonic fabric that is so very rich and satisfying. For advanced high school, college and community choirs as well as fine church choirs. Medium to Difficult.
 

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  P1552 - SATB divisi  [buy now]
$2.35

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