For several years, I published a blog - Song A Week By Jodie - where I shared arrangements and compositions I created while working with community choirs. Here they all are - on one page. The choir songs are organised into Super Simple, Easy, Medium, and Complex. I have also included separate categories for Pedagogical, Christmas, and Larger Works.
These songs are free for community choirs to download and use for non-commerical purposes, so please help yourself. If you want to use these commercially, let’s talk.

Super Simple

These arrangements are great for quick sings - I have used them for warm ups, choirs just starting out, workshops and getting audiences singing in concerts. When I’m working with Emlyn, he takes the lead, while I guide the harmonies.

Train’s Off The Track

This Amerian Folk Song is for lead and three harmonies. It can be taught by ear in about two minutes. lead +SAB
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The Wind And The Rain

This song comes from Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night Or What You Will, sung by Feste the Fool. It is for lead and three harmonies, and can be taught by ear. lead+SAB
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Oliver Cromwell

An English folk song arranged for lead singer and four harmony parts. We enjoy singing this with a good lusty robustness. lead+SATB
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Michael Row The Boat Ashore

We arranged this traditional gospel song in the minor and added a chorus. SAB for adults and SSAB for junior high
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variation for junior high - download sheet music

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Quinty Quire Song Book

This song book has four songs - The Wind And The Rain, Michael Row, Blow The Wind (English folk song) and Toss The Pot (after Ravenscroft). SAB
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Easy

These arrangements are straightforward, good sings for community choirs, and fast sings for reading choirs.

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The Parting Glass

This beautiful Irish song has divisi in the tenor line, for female tenors who don’t like to sing high. SATTB
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The Turtle Dove

We learnt this charismatic Appalachian folk song before we moved to Tennessee! SSATB.
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Alle Psallite

I didn’t arrange this 13th century rock song, I just laid it out. It splits into two songs - the organum and a two voice duet. This might work well for two choirs. 4 voices.
organum read more - organum sheet music - duet read more - duet sheet music

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All The Same

This is a beautiful peace song written by my mother Kerry O’Regan, which I arranged for SATB.
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Scarborough Fair

A simple SSAA arrangement of this pretty English folk song.
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Medium

I have used these with confident community choirs. They take time, but the wonderful choristers have certainly made them work and performed them proudly.

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When You Stand With Me

I composed this song during the Australian debate/debarcle over same sex marriage. Thankfully it passed, and this song is now a creature of its time! SATB and piano.
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Balm In Gilead

I arranged this gospel song simply because I love the text and the tune. Beautiful hymn. Features a solo and SSABB
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Gloria Ad Modum Tubae

This piece was written by Dufay for two voices and two trombones. I converted it to SATB.
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Lorem Ipsum

This is a setting of the latin text webdesigners use as ‘dummy text’. Written in a renaissance style for a bit of fun. SSAABB
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Down To The River

Many choirs will know this song. This arrangement is still simple, but feels completely different, converted to the minor! SATB
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I Sing

This is an arrangement of I Sing - by Australian singer/songwriter Andy Armstrong. I can’t hear him sing this without crying.
SATBB read more - download sheet music
SSAA download sheet music

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This Train

This arrangement of the gopsel song will be a good challenge for a community choir. SATB with divisi and solo
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Michael Row The Boat Ashore (more challenging arrangement)

A more sophisticated version of the arrangement of Michael Row, with a solo. SATB with solo
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Complex

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Gloria

Setting of the Latin Gloria. There is divisi in every part, and a number of key changes. It would require confident readers to sing. SATB with divisi in every part.
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Prayer For Sanctuary

Setting of Psalm 23. There is divisi in every part and a number of key changes and other challenging moments. it would require confident readers to sing. SATB with divisi in every part.
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Kumbuya

A sophisticated arrangement of this beautiful song for women’s choir. SSSSAAAA.
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Pedagogical

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Singing The Dots

A collection of 16 progressive choir songs, for choirs to learn sightreading, whilst singing SATB repertoire together. This was made possible thanks to the generous support of the Australian Kodaly Scholarship. SATB
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Sing Well Songs

Ten songs that focus on and support different foundation aspects of singing technique. These could be used as warm ups. I wrote them to feel like lovely songs, rather than stodgy exercises. Unison with guitar chords.
read more part 1 - read more part 2 - read more part 3 - download sheet music

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A Little Tune Up Round

A little round that helps singers get used to singing in tune with each other, and the universe. I have an explanatory video on the blog. 2 voice.
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Christmas

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The Nativity

This work for choir and piano is about fifteen minutes long, compromising ten different sections, with a range of different voicings, making it a great piece for a combined choirs Christmas concert. SATB, SSA, TTB, and solos, with piano.
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A Child Is Born In Bethlehem

An arrangement of this beautiful medieval carol. There’s a bit of dissonance to bring some Christmas spice to your concert! SAAB
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Rolling Downwards

The melody is a southern baptist hymn. I've set it for SSA in the Americana style.
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Still Still Still

This is for two treble voices. It’s a simple arrangement of this beautiful Christmas song.
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Mary Had A Baby

A very easy arrangement of this catchy gospel song. It could be sung by SSAA (adults with some low ladies) or SSAB (high school).
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Larger Works

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The Tailor Of Gloucester

This is a 45 minute work for mixed choir, three soloists, and a narrator. There are two very simple songs for children to sing along with. It is scored for violin, viola and cello with guitar chords for other sympathetic instruments to join in.
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The Pairing Of Brie - A Wine And Cheese Cantata

This cantata has a number of solos that require confident singers. The choruses could be sung by community choirs. It’s acappella with guitar chords, so instrumentalists are welcome to jam along, Old Skool!
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Il Festino by Banchieri

This is a magnificent, rambunctious, cheeky and beautiful madrigal comedy by Banchieri. I didn’t write this one, but I did translate it into English. It’s about 40 minutes long, acappella for SSATB, ranging from very simple to quite complex pieces.
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