MLB #63 As I Pray (Andrew Poirier) - PDF

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PROGRAM NOTE
The first time I heard the songsters at my corps sing As I Pray, I was transfixed. Joy Webb’s ability to merge a beautiful melody with simple, direct lyrics is a rare gift. This arrangement was first conceived as a horn solo and was recorded by the North York Temple Band on their CD Kingdom Seekers. I was recently asked to re-score it as a cornet solo and took the opportunity to make a few updates to the arrangement. Please take a moment to contemplate the words of the chorus: You are here! Deep inside the things I feel; You’re already part of any words I try to say, You are here! Nothing can my thoughts conceal! Help me, Saviour, as I pray.


ABOUT THE COMPOSER
Andrew Poirier hails from Lewisporte, Newfoundland and began his musical studies in the Salvation Army. After earning a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of British Columbia, he continued his education at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, earning a Master of Music degree in Orchestral Performance. Andrew is a founding member of the touring Canadian trombone quintet iTromboni, as well as being a very active freelance musician in the Vancouver area. Andrew and his family attend the Cariboo Hill Temple Corps in Burnaby, BC.


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