Commissions

Paul composes 15 – 20 commissioned works each year. New works are published every 6-12 months, so we recommend checking the Latest Releases, Products and Published Works sections to keep up to date.

If you are looking to commission Paul for your choir or event, or you know a work of Paul’s that you would like to commission into a different voicing or arrangement, please contact Paul directly via our contact page.

Alphabetical Order

 A Child Like Me – SA, Piano, strings Commissioned by Sceggs Darlinghurst for the 120th Anniversary 2015

A Little Bit Mongolian – SSA/A, Piano, (Cello, Flute, percussion) Commissioned by the Australian Boys Choir, 70th Anniversary 2009

Ancient City – SSA, SATB, (strings, full orchestra) Commissioned by Gondwana Voices 1999 for the 10th Anniversary

And Will He Not Come Again? – SSA, Piano Commissioned by Oxford University Press for the 400th Anniversary of Shakespeare’s Death 2015

Always Hope – SA, Piano, (Strings) Commissioned by The Sydney Region Choral Festival 2005 – From the song cycle Island Heroes

Anything I Dream – SA, Piano Commissioned by The King’s School Preparatory School 2014

Aurora – SSATB A Cappella Commissioned by The Aurora Festival 2014

Band of Brothers – TB, STB, Piano (Strings, brass, percussion)  Commissioned by the Southport School 2010

Believe in the Wild – SATB, Piano Commissioned by The Macquarie Conservatorium for Zoo Tunes 2013

Better World – SAB Piano (full orchestra) Commissioned by Sing NSW 2004 for Young Australians. Orchestration commissioned by the SAPPS Festival 2008

Black and Gold – SA, Piano Commissioned by Sydney Grammar 2010

Bound Together – SSA, Piano (strings) Commissioned by the Sydney Children’s Choir for resonance 2007

Born of Heroes – TB, Piano Commissioned by the Voices of Birralee 2007 for the Mitchelton 150

Catalpa – SA, Piano Commissioned by the Western Australia Primary Schools’ Choral Festival 2015

Child of the Goldfield – SA, Piano, violin, Flute Commissioned by Caulfield Grammar Malvern Campus 2012 for Eureka  song cycle

Coming Home – SA, Piano (Strings) Commissioned by The Sydney Region Choral Festival 2005

Coming Home – SSA, Piano Commissioned by the Woden Valley Youth Choir 2012 for Canberra XMAS Carols

Custodians – SAB, Massed treble choir, Piano (Cello, harp, percussion) Commissioned by the Works Festival for Rivertraffic 2007

Devil Run Wild – UNISON, SA, SSA, SATB, SSATB, Piano Commissioned by ANCA Choralfest 2006

Dreaming in the Sky – SA, SSA, Piano, (strings, full orchestra) Commissioned by the South Australian Primary Festival of Music 2007 from the song cycle Southern Sky

Drinking Alone Under the Moon – SSATTB (Cello, Flute) Commissioned by University Queensland for Harvest of Endurance 2010

Elevation – TB, Piano, orchestra Commissioned by Melbourne High 2012 for speech day

Eye of the Needle – SA, TB, SATB, Piano (djembe, drums) Commissioned by Caulfield Grammar, 2004, from song cycle Beyond the White Sails

Far and Wide – SSA, Piano, chamber orchestra Commissioned by the Voices Birralee for Song bridge 2009 QLD 150

Far Away Our Home – SA, SSA, Piano, (djembe) Commissioned by Caulfield Grammar, 2004, Song cycle Beyond the White Sails

Find the Way Home – SA, SSA, Piano, (percussion, strings) Commissioned by Sydney Region Choral Festival 2005

Follow Your Dreams – SA, SAB Piano (djembe, strings) Commissioned by SING NSW in 2004 for Young Australians Voices of Achievement

Follow The Light – SA Commissioned by C aulfileld Grammar – 2004 Song cycle Beyond the White Sails

Forest of Dreams – SAB, Piano Commissioned by Crescendo Choir Devonport 2014 – Song cycle The Mountain (Cradle Mountain)

Foundations – SAB, Piano (Marimba, percussion) Commissioned by the Geelong College for the Sesquicentenary 2011

Freedom Cry – SSAA, A Capella (drum) Commissioned by Ogilvie Girls School 2002

Freedom from Fear – SSAA, Piano, Strings Commissioned by Hillcrest College 2012

Golden Bird (Aung San Suu Kyi) – SSAA, Piano, strings Commissioned by the Ascham School 2012

Golden Land – SATB, Piano Commissioned by Voices of Birralee for the Q150 Songbridge 2009

Guardian of the Mountain – SATB, Piano Commissioned by Crescendo Choir Devonport 2015 from the song cycle The Mountain

Guruwull – SAB, Piano, percussion Commissioned by the Voices of Sydney Choir 2010

Hati Marege – SA, Piano (orchestra) Commissioned by the South Australian Primary Schools Music Fest 07  Song cycle Southern Sky

Home Town – SSA, Piano Commissioned by the Voices of Birralee 2007 for the Mitchelton 150

Honour before Honours – SA, Piano, orchestra Commissioned by Somerville House 2014

Icarus – SA, Piano (orchestra) Commissioned by the South Australian Primary Schools Music Festival 2013, Song Cycle

Illuminations – SAB + Massed Treble Choir, Piano (Strings) Commissioned by the Geelong College for the Sesquicentenary 2011

Imaginations – SA, Piano (Strings, oboe, flute) Commissioned by the Geelong College for the Sesquicentenary 2011

I Will Ride – SSAA, Piano Commissioned by the Boston City Singers 2004

In Memory of an Unknown – Unison, SA, SATB, Piano Commissioned by the Leichhardt Espresso Chorus 2003 for Year of the Outback

Innovation – SAB, Orchestra Commissioned by Caulfield Grammar 2008

Jetman – SA, Piano (orchestra) Commissioned by the South Australian Primary Schools Music Festival 2013

Journey – SAB, Unison Commissioned by the Works Festival for Rivertraffic 2008

Journey Home – TTBB, A Cappella Commissioned by the Voices of Birralee for the PEMULWUY! Festival 2008

Journey to Waldheim – SATB, Piano Commissioned by Crescendo Choir Devonport 2015

Kindred Hearts – SA, Piano Commissioned by Crescendo Youth Choir Devonport 2014

Knowing – SSAA, Piano Commissioned by Brisbane Girls Grammar 2011

Known Unto God- SSATB, Bass trombone, drums, cornet Commissioned by the Hunter Singers 2007

Labore et Honore– SA, Piano (orchestra) Commissioned by PLC Perth for the 150th Anniversary 2015

Lady of the Sky– SA, Piano (orchestra) Commissioned by the South Australian Primary Schools Music Festival 2013 From the song cycle Flight

Let go the Long White Sails – UNISON, Piano, Orchestra, pipes & drums                  Commissioned by the Sydney Children’s Choir 1999, then Caulfield Grammar, Brisbane Boys College (Orchestration)

Let go of My Hand – TTBB Commissioned by Trinity Grammar Perth 2013

Let the Children Sing – SSAA Commissioned by the Presbyterian Ladies’ College Croydon 2015

Let Your Life Speak – SAB + orchestra Commissioned by the Friends School 2007

Life Source – SATB + Massed treble Choir, Piano (Harp, Cello, brass band) Commissioned by the Works Festival for Rivertraffic 2008

Light the Way – SA, Piano Commissioned by Tacking Point Public School 2009

Living in the Bush – Unison, SA Commissioned by Musica Viva for the Wanaaring State School 2010

Love for the Turning World– SAB, Piano Commissioned by International Grammar 2014 for the 30th Anniversary

Lucky One – SSA, A Capella, (strings) Commissioned by the Sydney Children’s Choir 2007 for Resonance

Magnetic Island Songs – SSA, Piano, percussion, (Cello, flute, Guitar 4 parts, bass) Commissioned by the Voices of Birralee 2009 for SONGBRIDGE Q150 – with Simon Self

Malala – SSA, Piano  Commissioned by PLC Croydon 2014

Mary’s Wish – SA, SSA, SAB, Piano Commissioned by the Sisters of St Joseph for the 100th Anniversary of Mary MacKillop 2009

Marloo – SAB, Piano, percussion Commissioned by the Voices of Sydney Choir 2009

Men of Song – TB, Piano Commissioned by the Bunbury Men of Song 2013

Moko – SA, Piano, strings, percussion Commissioned by Ascham School 2012

My Land, My Home – SA, Piano Commissioned by The South Australian Primary Schools Festival of Music 2015

Never Look Back – SSAA, Strings Commissioned by the Sydney Children’s Choir 2007 for Resonance

Our Land, Our Home – SA, Piano Commissioned by The South Australian Public Primary Schools Festival of Music 2015

Our Home – SATB, Piano Commissioned by Narrabri Council 2007

Our Time Will Come – SAB, Piano Commissioned by International Grammar 2014

Orange Tree– SA, Piano Commissioned by International Grammar 2014

Parkour – SA, SSAA, TTB, SATB, Piano (Strings/orchestra) Commissioned by Brisbane Boys Grammar 2010

Pemulwuy – SSA, SATB, SSATB, SSATTB, TTBB, Piano, percussion, (Strings) Commissioned by Woden Valley Youth Choir 2005, Canberra youth Choir 2008 Three Choirs Festival 2008.

Pride Loyalty Compassion – SSA, Piano, (orchestra, bagpipes, band, bells) Commissioned by PLC Croydon 2009

Recognise – SA, Piano, Strings Commissioned by St Andrews’ Cathedral School for the 130th Anniversary 2015

Ride the Spirit – SATB, PIANO, Soprano Sax Commissioned by Coonamble Council 2007

Ride Away – SATB, Piano Commissioned by the Leichhardt Espresso Chorus for Year of the Outback 2003

Running With a Dream – SSA, Piano Commissioned by the Rafiki Youth Choir 2009

Sailing Home – SA, Piano, (wind orchestra or strings) Commissioned by the KIA ORA Music Camp 2010

Sampan – SA, Piano, (viola, flute) Commissioned by Caulfield Grammar Malvern Campus 2012 for Eureka

Set Me Free – SA, SAB, Piano (Strings) Commissioned by Sing NSW 2005 for Young Australians

Set Us Free – SA, SAB, Piano (Strings) Commissioned by Blacktown City Council for the Bicentenary of the Battle of Vinegar Hill 2004

Sea of Berries – SSA, SATB, Piano, (strings, full orchestra) Commissioned by Gondwana Voices 2001 for Turn on the Open Sea

Shackleton – UNISON, SA, SSA, SSATB, piano, (strings, orchestra) Commissioned by Gondwana Voices 2001 for Turn on the Open Sea

 Shell Song – SA, Piano Commissioned by PLC PERTH 2013

Sic Itur ad Astra – SATB, orchestra Commissioned by the Geelong College 2012

Source of Life – SA, SSA, SAB, Piano Commissioned by the Woden Valley Youth Choir 2009 for the 40th Anniversary

Southern Sky – SA, SSA, SATB, Piano, (strings, full orchestra) Commissioned by the South Australian Primary Festival of Music 2007

Spirit Curiosity Opportunity – SA, Piano Commissioned by Trinity College 2013

Stand with Pride – Unison, Piano Commissioned by the Hot Flats Choir for Warren 150th 2011

Stay Alive – SA Commissioned by Caulfield Grammar 2004

Step Into the Unknown – SA, Piano Commissioned by NSW Department Education and Training Arts North 2010

Take to the Sky – SA, Piano (orchestra) Commissioned by the South Australian Primary Schools Music Festival 20013

Terra Incognita – TTBB A Capella Commissioned by Voices of Birralee for the Pemulwuy Male Voice Festival 2011

 Terra Nova/This Land – SA, SSA, SATB, Piano Commissioned by the Leichhardt Espresso Chorus 2003 for Year of the Outback

Thankyou Martin Luther King – SSA, Piano Commissioned by the Boston City Singers for the 40th Anniversary of the death of MLK Jnr 2008

The Captain’s Tale – UNSION, Piano Commissioned by Caulfield Grammar, 2004, part of Beyond the White Sails

The Guardian of the Mountain – SATB, Piano Commissioned by Crescendo Youth Choir Devonport, 2014

The Ghosts of Green Hills – SA, Piano Commissioned by Blacktown Council for the Bicentenary of Vinegar Hill 2004

The Heroes Journey – SSA, Piano Commissioned by Sydney Grammar 2013

The Man and the Striped Shark – SSA, Piano, (strings) Commissioned by Arts North 2005 as part of Yennibu

The Moon and the Brown Snake – SAB, Piano Commissioned by Arts North 2005 as part of Yennibu

The Mountain – SAB, Piano, cello Commissioned by Crescendo Choirs 2013

The Soldier – SA, SAB, Piano Commissioned by Arts North NSW 2014

The Sound of Our Home – SAB, Piano Commissioned by KMEIA 2014

The Stars of Eureka – SA, Piano, percussion Commissioned by Caulfield Grammar 2012 as part of Eureka

 The Tide of The Blue – SA, SSA, Piano Commissioned by Sandgate State Primary School 2009 for Q150

The Will to Climb – SA, SSA, SSAA, SAB, SATB, Piano Commissioned by Gondwana Voices 2003

Their Memory Lives On – SATB, A Capella, cellos Commissioned by the Voices of Birralee 2009 for SONGBRIDGE Q150

This is Your Time– SA Piano Commissioned by Lowther Hall Anglican School for Girls 2014

Time Enough to Give – SA, SSA, SAB, Piano, (strings) Commissioned by SING NSW 2004 for Young Australians

Towards Infinity – SA, SSA, SATB, TTB, Piano, (strings) Commissioned by the Voices of Birralee for the PEMULWUY! Festival 2008.

Truth and Wisdom – SAB Piano, (orchestra) Commissioned by St Marks Perth for school anthem 2013

Volta do Mar Largo – SSA, SATB, SSATB, strings, guitars, piano opt Commissioned by Gondwana Voices 2001 for Turn on the Open Sea

Warri and Yatungka – SSAA, SATB, Piano, percussion Commissioned by the Leichhardt Espresso Chorus 2003 for Year of the Outback

Whale – SAB, Piano Commissioned by Arts North 2005 as part of Yennibu

Wildlife Warrior – SA, SAB, Piano Composed by Andrew DeTeliga and Paul Jarman 2007

World of Magic – SSA, Piano Commissioned by SING NSW 2004 for Young Australians

 

Categorical Order

UNISON

  • Devil Run Wild
  • In Memory of an Unknown
  • Let go the Long White Sails
  • Light the way
  • Living in the Bush
  • Shackleton
  • Stand with pride
  • The Captains Tale
  • Time Enough to Give
  • Towards Infinity
  • Wildlife Warrior

SA

  • Always Hope
  • Ancient City
  • And will He not come again?
  • Anything I Dream
  • A Child Like Me
  • Black & Gold
  • Catalpa
  • Child of the goldfield
  • Coming Home
  • Devil Run Wild
  • Dreaming in the Sky
  • Eye of the Needle
  • Far Away Our Home
  • Find the Way Home
  • Follow Your Dreams
  • Follow the Light
  • Icarus
  • Imaginations
  • In Memory of an Unknown
  • Jetman
  • Kindred Hearts
  • Labore et Honore
  • Lady of the Sky
  • Light the way
  • Living in the Bush
  • Mary’s Wish
  • Moko
  • My Land, My Home
  • Orange Tree
  • Parkour
  • Recognise
  • Sailing Home
  • Sampan
  • Set Me Free
  • Set Us Free
  • Shackleton
  • Shell Song
  • Source of Life
  • Southern Sky
  • Spirit Curiosity Opportunity
  • Stay Alive
  • Step Into the Unknown
  • Take to the Sky
  • Terra Nova
  • The Ghosts of Green Hills
  • The Soldier
  • The Stars of Eureka
  • The Tide of the Blue
  • The Will To Climb
  • This is Your Time
  • Time Enough to Give
  • Towards Infinity
  • Wildlife Warrior

SSA

  • A Little Bit Mongolian
  • Ancient City
  • And Will He Not Come Again?
  • Bound Together
  • Coming Home
  • Devil Run Wild
  • Dreaming in the Sky
  • Far and Wide
  • Far Away Our Home
  • Find the Way Home
  • Hati Marege
  • Lucky One
  • Magnetic Island Songs
  • Malala
  • Mary’s Wish
  • Parkour
  • Pemulwuy
  • Pride Loyalty Compassion
  • Running With A Dream
  • Sea of Berries
  • Shackleton
  • Source of Life
  • Southern Sky
  • Step Into the Unkown
  • Thank you Martin Luther King
  • The Hero’s Journey
  • The Man and the Striped Shark
  • The Stars of Eureka
  • The Will to Climb
  • Time Enough to Give
  • Towards Infinity
  • Volta do Mar Largo
  • World of Magic

SSAA

  • A Little Bit Mongolian
  • Freedom Cry
  • Freedom From Fear
  • Golden Bird
  • Let the Children Sing
  • I Will Ride
  • Knowing
  • The Will To Climb
  • Warri and Yatungka

SAB, STB

  • Band of Brothers
  • Better World
  • Custodians
  • Follow Your Dreams
  • Forest of Dreams
  • Foundations
  • Illuminations
  • Journey
  • Love for the Turning World
  • Mary’s Wish
  • Our Time Has Come
  • Set Me Free
  • Set Us Free
  • The Moon and the Brown Snake
  • The Mountain
  • The Soldier
  • The Will To Climb
  • Their memory Lives On
  • Time Enough to Give
  • Truth and Wisdom
  • Whale
  • Wildlife Warrior

SATB, SSATB, SSATTB

  • Ancient City
  • Aurora
  • Believe in the Wild
  • Devil Run Wild
  • Drinking Alone Under the Moon
  • Eye of the Needle
  • Forest of Dreams
  • Golden Land
  • Guardian of the Mountain
  • Guruwull
  • In Memory of an Unknown
  • Journey to Waldheim
  • Known Unto God
  • Life Source
  • Marloo
  • Parkour
  • Pemulwuy
  • Ride Away
  • Ride the Spirit
  • Sea of Berries
  • Shackleton
  • Sic Itur ad Astra
  • Southern Sky
  • Terra Nova
  • The Will to Climb
  • Their Memory Lives On
  • Towards Infinity
  • Volta do Mar Largo
  • Warri and Yatungka

TB, TTB, TTBB

  • Band of Brothers
  • Eye of the Needle
  • Elevation
  • Journey Home
  • Let go of My Hand
  • Parkour
  • Pemulwuy
  • Terra Incognita
  • Towards Infinity
  • Wildlife Warrior

For a list of commissions by year see Paul’s CV

Paul Jarman CV 2014

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