Piano/Vocal/Guitar - Difficulty: medium Composed by Various. Piano/Vocal/Guitar Songbook. Worship. Songbook (softcover). With vocal melody, piano accompaniment, lyrics, chord names and guitar chord diagrams. 309 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.311057).
To date, over 250 works including the opera "Lizzie Lloyd", 2 musicals, 2 small film scores, "Mass For A New Millenium", many choral and handbell works, instrumental pieces, and individual songs. His CD, "Make Me Beautiful", a collection of simple piano meditation pieces is available at CDBaby.com, itunes, etc.
Darrell was raised in Versailles, Indiana and was a musician from early childhood. He studied piano, guitar, trumpet, and music theory all through school. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, KY having studied voice and choral conducting with Dr. David Wehr. He sang opera and musical theatre in the United States and Europe. He continued his voice work at Indiana University studying with Mr. Jean Deis, then moved to New York where he concluded his study with David Stivender at the Metropolitan Opera. After teaching school for several years and serving as Director of Worship Arts for various churches, he turned to his real passion: music composition. He has been commissioned for school and church works and most recently finished scoring the music for the independent film, "Father Austin". His greatest blessings have been his beautiful and talented wife, Susan, and their 2 fantastic children, Megan and Thomas. They live, work, and play in Indianapolis, Indiana.