About Me

Greg Scheer
greg@gregscheer.com

Published Music

In production:

A cantata based on Psalm 113, Adoro

September 20, 2013
The new PCUSA hymnal, Glory to God includes my songs "Feed Us, Lord" and "People of the Lord," as well as three global translation/arrangements: "Kwake Yesu," "Heaven Opened to Isaiah" and "Sanna, Sannanina."

May 2, 2013
The new CRC/RCA hymnal, Lift Up Your Hearts includes three of my songs (#332 As the Deer, #562 We Will Extol/One Generation, #728 People of the Lord), three of my global song translation/arrangements (#609 Shukuru Yesu, #708 Kwake Yesu, #911 Abana), and a bunch of arrangements (#15 The First Place, #283 O God of Love, #298 Salaam, #349 I Will Sing a Song of Triumph, #535/811 The Lord Be with You, #608 Salvation Belongs, #651 By the Babylonian Rivers, #744 In Great Thanksgiving, #761 I Will Hide Your Word, #807 All Who Are Thirsty, #882 Grant Now Your Blessing).
 

2012
If the Lord Had Not Been on Our Side, a Gospel-style setting of Psalm 124 for SATB Choir, Piano, and Narrator. GIA G-7219

Psalms for All Seasons

2012, Jan
Psalms for All Seasons
includes a number of my Psalm settings:

  • 5C Hear My Words, O Lord
  • 40C I Will Wait Upon the Lord
  • 42B As the Deer
  • 78A People of the Lord
  • 98A Sing to the Lord a New Song
  • 107D Thanks Be to God Our Savior (music)
  • 145G We Will Extol You, God and King (aka One Generation)
  • Also arrangements of 47D, 120C, 129A, 137A, and p1049

Cry Out to God! is a CD featuring 22 songs from the hymnal. I produced it with The Choral Scholars and Norma Malefyt. It's available at iTunes.

Worship & Song

2011, April
Feed Us, Lord is included in the new United Methodist resource Worship & Song.

Built on the Rock

2010, October 7
"Built on the Rock" for SATB and Organ/Piano by Adoro Music Publishing
2010, June
Global Songs for Worship. FaithAlive. I edited this 57 song collection and contributed a number of arrangements and translations. Also available is a CD of 28 songs I recorded with The Choral Scholars and Norma de Waal Malefyt.
2010, May 26
"They Will Enter Zion with Singing" SATB, a cappella, Adoro Music Publishing
2010, April
"Come, All You Weary" is included in Augsburg Fortress's Assembly Required.
2009, December 11
My arrangement of Ira Sankey's "There Were Ninety and Nine" that first appeared in Singing the New Testament is now also included in Bert Polman/Faith Alive's new Hymns for Worship.

 

2009, July 15
"Come Thou Fount" for violin and piano in the Augsburg Fortress collection Piano Plus Volume 2: Hymns for Piano and Solo Instrument.

2009, April
"I'll Be a Witness to the Light" is included in Michael Burkhardt's collection From A Distant Home: Six Global Introductions and Accompaniments published by MorningStar.
2009, February
"Deeper than the Sea" on GIA's LeavenSong series (G-7309)
2008, December
Contemporary Songs for Worship includes my songs "One Generation" (#4), "We Are Waiting" (#18), and "Deeper than the Sea" (#25), as well as seven arrangements.
2008, July
Singing the New Testament, includes my songs "Grace and Peace to You" (Romans 1:1-7) and "Faith, First and Last" (Romans 1:8-17). It also includes my arrangements for "There Were Ninety and Nine" (38), "Lift Up Our Eyes" (74), "Ten Lepers" (86), "Who Has Known the Mind of the Lord" (141), "We All Are Now One People" (183), "The First Place" (199), "Lo, I Have Come to Do Your Will" (219) and "Salvation Belongs to Our God" (256).
Wade in the Water
2007, June
"Lord, We Sing to You," "Maybe the Rain" and "The Beauty of Holiness" in Wade in the Water, Augsburg Fortress
Augsburg Choirbook for Women
2006, April
"The King of Love," in the Augsburg Choirbook for Women.
Sing with Me
2006, September
"May the Mind of Christ My Savior," #211 in Sing with Me, published by Faith-Alive Publications. Also included are forty of my arrangements.
2005, October
"Bread of the World," Augsburg Fortress
2005, July
"Wash Me in Your Water," "Maybe the Rain," and "Ride On, Ride On in Majesty" are included in the Augsburg Fortress collection of vocal solos With All My Heart, Volume 2.
2005, April
"A New Song" and "As the Deer" are part of Augsburg Fortress's contemporary choral anthology GladSong Choirbook.
2005, March
We Are Waiting for Your Word, Augsburg Fortress.
2000
Lord We Sing to You, Worship Today
1999
The Beauty of Your Holiness, Worship Today