Carson P. Cooman

Carson P. Cooman (b. 1982) is an American composer with a catalogue of works in many forms--ranging from solo instrumental pieces to operas, and from orchestral works to hymn tunes. Cooman's music appears on numerous recordings, including more than fifteen complete CDs on the Naxos, Albany, Artek, Altarus, MSR Classics, Raven, and Zimbel labels. Cooman's primary composition studies have been with Bernard Rands, Judith Weir, Alan Fletcher, and James Willey. As an active concert organist, Cooman specializes exclusively in the performance of new music. Over 130 new works have been composed for him by composers from around the world, and his performances of the work of contemporary composers can be heard on a number of CD recordings. Cooman is also a writer on musical subjects, producing articles and reviews frequently for a number of international publications. He serves as an active consultant on music business matters to composers and performing organizations. For more information, visit

Congregational Song publications
Pray Then Like This: Hymns on the Lord's Prayer (125-220, with Richard Leach)
New! Into the Present Light: Hymns of Carson P. Cooman (125-060)

Choral octavos
Any Kingdom We Have (Carson Cooman, SATB, organ, 410-525, Mod. easy)
The Appleton Motets (Carson Cooman, Two-part (S.A. or T.B.), 410-538, Mod. easy/Mod. diff.)
Born Among Us in the Night (Carson Cooman, SATB, kbyd., 405-246, Mod. easy)
Every Generation (Carson Cooman, SAB, organ, 415-106, Mod. easy)
Feast After Feast (Carson Cooman, SATB a cappella, 410-411, Mod. easy)
New! God, You Move Among Us (Cooman, SATB, organ, 410-303, Mod. easy)
Grow in Grace (Cooman, SATB a cappella, 410-520, Mod. easy)
How Far Away Is Heaven (Cooman, SATB, keyboard, 420-644)
New! I Am Loved As I Love (Cooman, Two-part [Mixed/S.A./T.B.], drone, 410-626, Mod. easy)
Jesus, Gift of God (Carson Cooman, Two-part treble, kybd., 405-216, Easy)
Jesus, You Are a Stone (Carson Cooman, Two-part/SAB, organ, 405-483, Mod. easy)
Kings Are Sleeping (Carson Cooman, SATB, 405-275, Mod. easy)
Not to Us (Carson Cooman, SATB a cappella, 410-515, Mod. easy)
Maker of the World (Fedak/Carson Cooman, Two-part choir, keyboard, 420-130, Mod. easy)
New! O Freedom (Carson Cooman, SATB and kybd., 410-657, Mod. easy)
Prescott Canticles (Carson Cooman, SATB, organ, 410-923, Mod. easy)
Prescott Preces and Responses (Carson Cooman, SATB a cappella, 410-922, Mod. easy)
Te Deum (Cooman, Two-part choir, organ, 410-930, Mod. easy)
What Is Good? (Cooman, SATB a cappella, 410-532, Mod. diff.)
Wise Men Came Journeying (Carson Cooman, SATB, organ, 405-306, Mod. easy)

Eternal Dayspring: Three Preludes on Hymn Tunes of David Ashley White (Carson Cooman, 160-667, Mod. easy)
New! Five for Flute + Organ (Carson Cooman, Alfred V. Fedak, Thomas Pavlechko, Craig Phillips, David Ashley White, 160-936, Mod. easy-Mod. diff.)
From Past to Future: Four Preludes on Hymn Tunes of Alfred V. Fedak (Carson Cooman, 160-668, Mod. easy)
Jesus Is the Sunlight (Carson Cooman and Alfred V. Fedak, 160-648, Mod. easy)

Piano and Organ Duet
In the Light (Carson Cooman, 160-885, Mod. diff.)


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