Thomas Cabaniss (b. 1962) lives in New York City and composes music for opera, theater, dance, film, and concerts. He worked with choreographer Hilary Easton to create a series of dance-theater works, and his music for theater has appeared in shows on and off Broadway. He has written an opera based on E. T. A. Hoffmann’s The Sandman, and he scored an Oscar–winning short film, The Lunch Date. His choral works include Behold the Star, available on New World Records and published by Boosey & Hawkes. He is a member of the faculty of The Juilliard School.
“Come to Play” by Thomas Cabaniss (arr. Chris Washburne)