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A veteran choral and vocal music educator with nearly 35 years of teaching experience in both Idaho and Utah, Brian D. Petersen is choir director at Bear River High School in Garland, UT. He is an active composer and arranger of music for voice, choir, and instrumental. Among his composition output is being a co-composer of the current musical score for the Martin Harris Pageant in Clarkston, Utah. He is a former member of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and has Bachelor's and Master's degrees in secondary music education from Utah State University. Brian and his wife Carol are parents to seven daughters and grandparents to nine. They are involved in a long-term fruit and nut tree research project with the College of Agriculture at Utah State University.
Although the traditional hymn style for mixed choir usually has melody in the soprano part, in this arrangement, the melody actually begins in the men's parts and then moves back to the upper voices. This has some interesting modal scale parts on occasion for a fresh and new approach to this hymn.