From Summer Sun, Winter Moon

for St. Louis Symphony, a Citypiece written to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the Lewis and Clark Journey.

Listen to Man is Arriving

The People Began

Many of the words are in the Blackfoot language and the recurring phrase "Man is arriving" is how native americans referred to all white men . "Man is arriving" is one of the main themes of the piece. The tenor solo represents Raven, a traditional Native American storyteller.


DC Monuments for the Kennedy Center

Listen to an excerpt from a movement setting Stephen Spender's poem "The Truly Great"

An instrumental version of the Washington Monument rising higher and higher to its tip


Composer Rob Kapilow’s music is published by G. Schirmer, Inc. His complete catalog of opera, orchestra, chamber, keyboard, vocal and choral compositions is available at

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