Brian Downen’s compositions and arrangements for choral ensembles have been heard all over the United States.  His two most recent pieces are now available just in time for holiday concerts. A few pages of each song are available below.

In the Bleak Midwinter

“In the Bleak Midwinter” SATB, piano & cello (optional). ($50) Beginning with a baritone solo, this beautiful arrangement includes separate verses for both men and women and a scenic piano part with optional cello. Preview the sheet music (PDF)

Jolly Old Saint Nicholas

“Jolly Old Saint Nicholas” TTB, piano, bass, drums. ($60) A jazz/swing take on the popular Christmas tune, featuring easy two- and three-part harmonies for the men, a piano solo, plus a humorous narration that your audience will love.  Preview the sheet music (PDF)

Purchasing Details

To purchase these arrangements

  • email Brian Downen at
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