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

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.
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
  • Original setting of three Bible texts concerning marriage (Song of Solomon 5:16b, Psalm 127:1a, Ecclesiastes 4:9-10a & 12b)
  • Privately commissioned in support of the University of New Mexico choral program

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

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

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
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 
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
Jesus, Lover of My Soul
  • Arrangment of trad. (Charles Wesley, 1740) for SATB, piano and oboe
  • Commissioned for the 50th Anniversary of The Lutheran Chorale of Milwaukee, Milwaukee WI
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 private weddings.

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