Latest improvements to this site

Thanks to my friend, Juan Carlos Garcia, the site is now set up so you can freely print out the sheet music. Currently, a hymn must have a tutorial video for the sheet music to be available for you, and I have only made videos for about half of my arrangements. That is why you will see both a HYMNAL tab and a TEMP HYMNAL tab. Anything on the HYMNAL tab has sheet music that can be printed or viewed and has a tutorial video. Pieces listed on the TEMP HYMNAL tab have no video yet and the sheet music can only be viewed and played, but not printed.


Site Under Construction

The website that I have used to house and share my arrangements, Score Exchange, recently changed their policies. They no longer allow any composer to simply give away their work for free. They added a price on all my arrangements and I only found out about it through guitarists who contacted me. But all things work for the good for those who love the Lord, so this will work out quite nicely.


Seven new Christmas tutorial videos

I just made seven new videos: Angels We Have Heard on High; Away in a Manger; Lo, How a Rose E're Blooming; O Little Town of Bethlehem; O Come, All Ye Faithful; Of the Father's Love Begotten; and Silent Night. I added the YouTube video links beside the hymn titles on my INDEX page. I also added links to old videos for The Coventry Carol and What Child Is This. I hope to make a few more Christmas videos by early December, but these will give you somethings to learn before Christmas.


Music for Advent and Christmas

Yesterday, I finally had time to work on videos again. I recorded 5 Advent hymns (O Come, O Come, Emmanuel; Creator of the Stars of Night; O Come Divine Messiah; People Look East; Comfort, Comfort, O My People) and one Christmas hymn, God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen. I don’t plan to make any more Advent videos this year, but I do plan on getting more videos made of Christmas hymns. Hopefully they will be done by the first week of December, which will give you a few weeks to practice before the church’s Christmas season begins.


Progress Report

My summer vacation ends today and I report back to school tomorrow. A week ago I finally finished all my extra jobs for the summer and have focused on my guitar tutorials the past week, getting 10 new videos posted online. I now have 19 tutorial videos of my hymn arrangements in the new format, which uses 2 cameras, my studio equipment to record the sound, and video editing software to put everything together. I have also made 3 videos that teach guitar intros for three popular Mass settings.