Jerusalem the Golden (2014) THAXTED
SATB, Orchestra (also available for organ and SATB, with brass quartet reduction coming soon)
Concertato commissioned for the 2014 WELS National Conference on Worship, Music, and the Arts, Carthage College, Kenosha, WI
The Tree of Life (2002) TREE OF LIFE
SATB, organ, trumpet, snare, cong., opt. orchestra, opt. concert band
Concertato composed for the 2002 WELS National Conference on Worship, Music, and the Arts High School Honor Choir, Dennis Marzolf, director. Scheduled to be published by CPH in 2013!
Behold a Branch is Growing (2007) ES IST EIN ROS ENTSPRUNGEN
SATB, organ, opt. concert band
Written for the WLA Student Body and Concert Band for the 2007 Christmas ConcertFull Score (SATB, Cong., Concert Band)
For Years on Years of Matchless Grace (2003) FOX VALLEY
SATB, organ, cong., opt. concert band, opt. brass quartet (tpt 1.2.3, tb)
Written for the 50th Anniversary of Fox Valley Lutheran High School, Jim Neujahr, band director.
Let Children Hear the Mighty Deeds (2011) NUN DANKET ALL
SATB, congregation, orchestra
Commissioned by the WELS Commission on Worship for the 2011 WELS Conference on Worship, Music, and the Arts. Premier performance at Gustavus Adolphus College, St. Peter. MN, July 19, 2011 Read the Story Behind the Commission here.
Comfort, Comfort All My People (Paul Bunjes, arr. Witte) (SATB, concert band)
I reset Paul Bunjes' masterful organ accompaniment of this perennial Advent classic for use in the WLA Christmas concerts with concert band.
Angels from the Realms of Glory
Hymn stanza introductions and verses from the 2007 WLA Christmas Concert of the same name.
Introduction to Verse 1 for brass quintet and percussion (tpt 1.2., hn, tbn, tb, timp., cym.)
"Sinners" Introduction to Verse 5 for woodwind quartet, strings, and kbd. (fl, ob, cl 1.2., pno, org., vln, vlc)
Final Verse Introduction and Harmonization for brass, perc., and kbd (tpt 1.2.3., hn, tbn, tb, timp., cym.)