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Marilyn and James BieryMarilyn and James Biery have been creating new music and texts for over 25 years. Beginning with the publication of Jim’s setting of the Prayer of St. Francis by GIA in 1989, their output encompasses  a wealth of sacred choral music, organ works, hymns, brass and instrumental arrangements and more. Explore the website to learn more.

 

Latest news and publications (click on the title for more information and publisher links which usually offer opportunities to view samples and listen to the music):

  • Fairest Lord Jesus arranged by Marilyn Biery (GIA Publications, G-9227, 2017) Click here to visit the JW Pepper webpage for this piece, with samples and ...
  • Let This Day Be Filled With Wonder by James Biery (GIA Publications, Inc. G-9193, 2017) for Two-Part Mixed Choir and Organ Commissioned by Frederic DeHaven for the choir of ...
  • Festival Divine Service: Lutheran Service Book, Setting Four setting by James Biery (Concordia Publishing House, 977795, 2017) for Choir, Congregation, Brass Quartet or Quintet, Organ, and optional Timpani click here ...
  • Journey to Jerusalem A musical drama and liturgy for Maundy Thursday.           Music composed by James Biery, ASCAP Libretto written by Marilyn Biery, ASCAP “Journey to Jerusalem” is ...
  • The Better Part A Story of Martha and Mary, One-Act Chancel Opera, Based on Luke 10:38-42 Music composed by James Biery, ASCAP Libretto written by Marilyn Biery, ASCAP “The ...
  • From Doubt to Faith A Chancel Opera in One Act, Based on John 20:24-29 Music composed by James Biery, ASCAP Text written by Marilyn Biery, ASCAP, with Henry ...
  • Aria and Toccata by James Biery,  (MorningStar Music Publishers, 10-682, 2016) for Organ Click here to visit the MorningStar webpage for this piece Commissioned by and dedicated to Kurt ...
  • Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists Music by James Biery in each of the  six volumes of this series (Oxford University Press, 2014, 2015) Click here to ...
  • Out of Darkness into Light by James Biery (GIA Publications G-8880, 2015) for SATB Choir and Organ A choral setting of 1 Peter 2:4-10, commissioned by First Presbyterian ...
  • Ten Hymn Settings for Organ by Marilyn Biery (GIA Publications, Inc., G-8870, 2015) for Organ click here to visit the publisher’s webpage for this piece From prelude to ...
  • In Silent Pain the Eternal Son arr. by James Biery (GIA Publications, Inc., G-8943, 2015) for 3, 4, 5 Oct. Handbells or Handchimes click here to visit the ...
  • God Is So Good arr. by James Biery (GIA Publications, Inc,, G-8944, 2015) for 3 Oct. Handbells or Handchimes, Level 2- click here to visit the ...
  • I Saw Water Flowing / Alleluia by James Biery (GIA Publications G-8469, 2015) for SATB or Unison Choir or Cantor and Organ Settings of the Eastertide Rite of Sprinkling ...
  • Christ Is the Vine Music by James Biery, text by Marilyn Biery (MorningStar, SAB version MSM-50-8854, Two-part version MSM-50-8864, 2014) Two editions: one for SAB ...
  • Gathered Into One by Marilyn Biery (Augburg Fortress, 2014) Organ Settings of Contemporary Tunes Click here to visit the Augsburg Fortress webpage for this book. A ...
  • The Day of the Lord Is at Hand arranged by Marilyn Biery (GIA Publications, G-8731, 2015) Click here to visit the GIA webpage for this piece. For Two-part Mixed Choir, ...
  • O God of All Life Music arr. by Marilyn Biery; text by Marilyn Biery (GIA Publications, G-8485, 2014) For SATB Choir and Organ, with optional Children’s ...
  • Be Thou My Vision arranged by James Biery (GIA Publications G-8813, 2014) For Two-part Mixed Voices and Organ, Violin, and Cello Click here to visit the ...
  • The Paschal Lamb by James Biery (Augsburg Fortress , 2014) Click here to visit the Augsburg Fortress website. Easter Settings for Organ: settings of hymntunes ...
  • The Heavenly Music by James Biery, text by Marilyn Biery (GIA Publications, Inc. G-8486, 2015) for SATB Choir, Organ, and optional C instrument Click here to ...
  • My Help Cometh From the Lord by James Biery (GIA Publications, Inc. G-8652, 2015) for SATB Choir, Organ and Optional Violin This setting of the King James version ...
  • I Am Always With You by James Biery  (GIA Publications, Inc. G-8468, 2014) Text by Marilyn Biery; Unison Choir and Descant, Organ, One or Two Treble Instruments Click ...
  • I Heard the Voice of Jesus Say by James Biery (MorningStar Music Publishers MSM-50-8385, 2015) Click here to visit publisher’s webpage, where you can view a sample and listen. SATB ...
  • Holy and Beloved by James Biery (Augburg Fortress 978-1-4514-9249-1, 2014) SATB Choir and Organ Click here to visit publisher’s webpage. This anthem was commissioned and composed for ...