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France? Really? Yep.

Yes, I have officially gone international. No, Im not moving to France, but on June 26th, my arrangement of “Amazing Grace” was performed at a small concert in near Torcy, outside of Paris. I was quite surprised when someone contacted me by email asking permission to use my arrangement. Of course I gave the go ahead and asked where the piece would be performed. I was even more surprised when the reply came that they were in France...

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Four Additions to Ward Choir Bits

I just uploaded 4 new songs to the Ward Choir Bits section. They are straight from the LDS hymn book with some performance instructions and special endings. They make for a great quick arrangement when time is at a premium. Enjoy!

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Collection of Hymn Arrangements Available in a New Book

Many of  the arrangements on this site are now collected in my new book Amazing Grace and other Hymn Arrangements. It’s available for purchase at the link below.

http://www.lulu.com/shop/david-fackrell/amazing-grace/paperback/product-21785222.htmlmusic book cover

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Music Composition Software

You may be curious about what software I use for my arrangements. I’ve never had the budget for expensive programs like Sibelius or Finale, so I started out with an inexpensive program called Noteworthy Composer. It fit my needs, mostly, but lacked a few features that made it difficult for more complicated arrangements. A couple of years ago I found a free program called MuseScore. It had all the features that I needed, and it was free. Did I mention that it’s free? Go to http://musescore...

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Welcome

Welcome to my music site. Browse around and take a look at my arrangements. I currently specialize in arranging hymns and spiritual music.

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