Ephrem Feeley is one of Ireland's leading composers of liturgical music, with over 200 pieces of music suitable for use in worship. His music has been used in Catholic, Anglican and Lutheran churches worldwide, inspired by Scripture and the teachings and liturgy of the Church. His melodies are dignified and beautiful, with appealing yet often challenging harmonies, accessible to choirs and assemblies, and worthy of use in liturgy.
Ephrem has won numerous awards for his compositions; most recently being chosen as the composer of the official hymn for the World Meeting of Families 2018. His music is published in the US by GIA Publications and OCP, and in the UK by Decani Music.
Each piece has sample pages to view, with complete versions - either digital or paper copies - available on request. Licensing to reproduce Ephrem's music is covered by CALAMUS, the copyright agency for England and Ireland, or IMRO.
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Ephrem lives in Co. Meath, Ireland, with his wife Giovanna, who is also a composer of liturgical music, and their three children.
A Joy for All the Earth - a strong processional hymn chosen as the Official Hymn for World Meeting of Families 2018.
All People that on Earth do Dwell - a new melody with an exciting 6/8 rhythm breathes new life into this traditional text. Scored for assembly, SATB choir, flute and organ.
Under the Stars, One Holy Night - the magic of the first Christmas is captured in this haunting piece for SAB choir, assembly, piano and violin. A must for your choir this coming Christmas season!
Benedictus - a setting of the canticle of Zachariah, suitable for Morning Prayer and general use throughout the year.
In the Ending of the Year - a carol for assembly, SAB choir, descant, clarinet and piano, with a very appealing melody and finely-crafted harmonies.
Messengers of God's Mercy - two Beatitudes settings: the traditional one given by Jesus in Matthew's Gospel is complemented by six new Beatitudes for the 21st-century, given by Pope Francis. A lyrical refrain unites both settings. Scored for assembly, SATB choir, cantor, organ and violin.
Psalm 99: We Are His People - a simple setting for assembly, SATB choir, cantor, flute and piano, suitable as either a responsorial psalm or gentle gathering/communion song.
A Blessing on the Young - a gentle, warm setting for assembly, SAB choir, cantor, violin and piano with many uses, from baptism to marriage to a general hymn of trust.