Just completed tonight: a bitter-sweet musical composition! THE CLOCK (Zegar) for two-part children’s chorus and piano, a setting of Words by Abraham (“Abramek”) Koplowicz (b. 1930, Lodz, Poland, d. 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau) as translated by Sarah Lawson and Małgorzata Koraszewska. I am already shopping it to a first-rate choral director.  :-)

I hope you enjoy this YouTube music video of my SATB arrangement of VOCALISE by Sergei Rachmaninoff performed by the National Lutheran Choir, David Cherwien, Conductor.

Here is my YouTube video for my setting of PSALM 1.

At long last, I have a recording of my challenging SATB choral work PSALM 1 (1998, publ. 1999) recorded alone by the versatile vocalist Matthew Curtis (www.choraltracks.com). https://soundcloud.com/stanley-m-hoffman-1/psalm-1

Program from World Premiere Performance of ARIRANG VARIATIONS IMG_20150517_0002



Altrincham Choral Society looks forward to seeing you at its summer concert
‘Light and Gold’
A rich musical feast
St Peter’s Church, Hale, WA15 9BU
7.30 pm Saturday 11th July 2015
Conductors – Steven Roberts and David Lloyd-Mostyn
Lydia Bryan – piano
Tickets: £12.50 (accompanied children £2) from Kate Barlow 0161 980 4342 or any choir member

ACS in Mahler’s Symphony No. 2 ‘Resurrection’, Bridgewater Hall 30th May 2015

ACS Singing Day 12 September 2015″


Low flutes virtuoso Peter Sheridan will be premiering my composition “Prelude and Fughetta” for Alto Flute and Organ on Sunday, May 3, 2015, at 3 pm, for a concert series at St. Patrick, Mentone, VIC, (Australia) with the fine organist Christopher Trikilis. The concert will include music by Bach, Faure, Boellmann, Bruhns and others.


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