Jeremy S. Bakken
Composer/Arranger
  
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Commission History
The following is a partial list of commissions completed by Jeremy S. Bakken:

2018

Jesus, Shepherd of the Sheep
2017

8 Hymn Preludes for Organ
  • Commissioned to celebrate decades of service by a WELS organist and long-time member of the Commission on Worship.
  • Published in 2018 by Northwestern Publishing House.

Faithful God
  • Original hymn text, tune, and setting, as well as arrangement for SATB with piano.
  • Commissioned by St. Peter Lutheran Church for their 150th anniversary.
Serve One Another
  • For SATB divisi a cappella.
  • Commissioned by The Cathedral Church of St. John, Albuquerque NM.

Isaiah Mighty Seer
  • Luther's text and tune on Isaiah 6 arranged for treble voices, double SATB choir, organ, brass and percussion.
  • For the Deustche Messe worship service commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation at the 2017 WELS Conference on Worship, Music and the Arts.

2016

Nunc Dimittis
  • Original setting of Nunc Dimittis text commissioned by St. Paul's First Lutheran Church of North Hollywood, CA, for a ministry retirement.
  • Published 2018 by Kjos as Song of Simeon for SATB and piano.
2014

Eyewitnesses of Majesty
  • Original setting of a Transfiguration text by Michael Schultz for the 2014 WELS Conference on Worship, Music, and the Arts.

2013

Truths for Marriage
Love's Essence
  • Original setting of excerpt from "Love in the Time of Cholera" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
  • Privately commissioned in support of the University of New Mexico choral program.

2012

Children of the Heavenly Father
  • Setting of the traditional hymn for 2-part treble, treble solo instrument, and piano.
  • Commissioned by St. Peter Lutheran Church, St. Peter MN.
  • Published in 2014 by Choristers Guild for 2-part treble and piano.

Jesu dulcis memoria
  • Original setting of the Latin text for SSATB a cappella
  • Commissioned by The Cathedral Church of St. John, Albuquerque NM
  • Available on the 2014 Mystic Meaning album.

2011

My Hope Is Built On Nothing Less
  • Setting of the traditional hymn for SATB, treble chorus, and piano
  • Commissioned by Immanuel Lutheran Church & School, Salem OR, for the 10th Anniversary of Immanuel Lutheran School.
  • Published 2016 by Kjos for SATB and piano.
Thou Art My Lute
  • Original setting of Paul Laurence Dunbar text.
  • Privately commissioned in support of the University of New Mexico choral program.
Psalm 24
  • Original setting of Psalm 24 (NIV) for SATB, organ, brass (2 tpt, horn, 2 tbn) and timpani for the 2011 WELS National Conference on Worship, Music and the Arts.
  • Commissioned by the Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod Commission on Worship.
2009

Theme Song for "WELS Connection"
  • A portion of THAXTED ("Jupiter" by Holst) for 2 trumpets, trombone, string quartet, piano, electric bass and drum set.
  • Commissioned by the Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod, Milwaukee WI.
Follow the Path, Lead the Way
  • Theme song (original lyrics and music) for the 2009 WELS International Youth Rally held at Iowa State University in Ames IA for solo voice, piano, guitar and electric bass .
  • Commissioned by the Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod Commission on Youth Discipleship, Milwaukee WI .
  • Recorded in 2009 by Branches Band for the Sing, My Tongue album.
2008

Magnificat
  • Original music for trad. Magnificat text for SSA, two treble instruments, and harpsichord.
  • Commissioned by St. Peter Lutheran Church, St. Peter MN.
Speak, O Lord
  • Arrangement of Speak, O Lord (Keith Getty and Stuart Townend, (c) 2005 ThankYou Music) for SATB, piano and brass quintet.
  • Commissioned for 2008 WELS Regional ChoralFest by Minnesota Valley Lutheran High School, New Ulm MN.
Amazing Grace
  • Arrangement of trad. Amazing Grace for SATB, piano and violin.
  • Commissioned for the 20th Anniversary of Revelation by Wisconsin Lutheran College, Milwaukee WI.
  • Vocal solo version recorded by Branches Band in 2010 for the Light Eternal album.
Jesus, Lover of My Soul 2007

Rejoice in the Lord
  • Theme song - original lyrics and music - for the 2007 WELS International Youth Rally held in Dallas TX for SATB and piano.
  • Commissioned by the Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod Commission on Youth Discipleship, Milwaukee WI.
2005

Psalm 119:41-48
  • Original music for Psalm 119:41-48 NIV for SATB and piano for the 2005 WELS National Conference on Worship, Music and the Arts.
  • Commissioned by the Wisconsin Ev. Lutheran Synod Commission on Worship.
Bakken has also been privileged to provide dozens of custom vocal and instrumental compositions/arrangements for weddings.

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