Dead Fires Anthology

Solo | Vocal | Anthology

Expected Availability Fall 2021

The Dead Fires Anthology is a zine comprised of solo unaccompanied works for voice composed during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. Each piece was composed for a specific singer. I have chosen to name this zine after the my setting of Jesse Redmon Fauset’s Dead Fires because of the depth of both that collaboration, and how many of us had a fire in our belly at the beginning of 2020 that turned to embers, much like dead fires. You can learn more about the pieces and singers I wrote for below. There will be 8 songs in total.

Vulnerability | Soprano Stephanie Lamprea

Twilight Blooming | Soprano Sofie Zane

Stillness | Soprano Marguerite McKean

Dead Fires | Composer/Soprano/Poet Carolyn Quick

There is Frost | Composer/Soprano Jordan Daniels

Centering | Composer/Soprano Mavis MacNeil