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Maggie Burk, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, recently had two choral compositions and one organ composition published by Oxford University Press (OUP).

Prof. Maggie Burk Prof. Maggie Burk One of the world’s leading publishing houses, OUP serves to promote scholarship and excellence in performance through its extensive collection of choral music. One of the most iconic Oxford publications is its “Carols for Choirs” series; Prof. Burk’s new carol “What Cheer?” was featured in the most recent iteration, “Carols for Choirs 6.” Since the series was introduced in 1961, this best-selling collection has been a staple of collegiate and church libraries all over the world.

Prof. Burk was thrilled at her inclusion: “I grew up singing from these books. I only ever saw the names of men in the composer sections — and I feel so proud to now be among a new generation of women featured in this collection.”

Additionally, Oxford chose her new setting of Edna St. Vincent Millay’s poem “Recuerdo” for inclusion in its brand-new “Music for Choir and Cello” collection. Prof. Burk’s organ piece “Toccata on Old Hundredth” in the “Oxford Hymn Settings for Organists,” volume 9, will appear in print later this year.

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