May 6 program at White Plains United Methodist Church featured two songs by Dr. Abe

May 8, 2023
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The event called, Connecting the Dots: Community, Justice and Joy, was a fund raiser for the Appalachian Service Project, a ministry to assist one of the most economically challenged areas of the region. The celebration featured an outstanding performance of the local Viva Mexico Mariachi which played many of the favorite traditional tunes of the Mexican.. read more →

Choir to sing at MLK, Jr. Interfaith Celebration in Cary, NC

January 10, 2023
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This Sunday there will be an interfaith celebration in honor of MLK, J.r at Christ the King Lutheran Church, Cary, NC. Click on the link below for the poster. A choir will be singing my setting of Do Justice, Love Kindness, and a lovely song MLK, Jr, written by well-known composer, Ray Makeever. If.. read more →

Dr. Abe’s 2022 Promo Video

November 7, 2022
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World House Music presents, “Life, Love, Laughter: A Journey in Songs and Smiles,” a fun, family friendly, interactive program of music by Dr. Abe. Be prepared to sing along, tap your toes, laugh and sigh in this program of original songs of everyday life, raising children and doting grandkids. Here is the YouTube link: Abe.. read more →

ALCM Discount offer through July, 2022

July 22, 2022
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On Tuesday, 7/19/22 at the ALCM convention in Valparaiso, IN, Linda Martin offered a workshop entitled, “No Age Limits: Exploring an Intergenerational Choir.” I am excited that my book, “All Are Welcome! Feel the Spirit! Eight World Music Choral Anthems for Youth, Adults and Congregation,” was highlighted in that event.  World House Music is happy.. read more →

New youthful, energetic, reggae Easter song by Dr. Abe, “Connect the Dots”

April 11, 2022
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Dear Siblings in Spirit, This FaceBook post features the song, Connect the Dots. The discussion of the song begins at 4:25, and the 3 minute performance of it begins at 7:00. The lead sheet (lyrics, chords and melody) for Connect the Dots is available at the World House Music website under the “sheet music”.. read more →

Christmas All Over the World – with new 4th verse and mp3

January 5, 2022
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Brothers and Sisters, Here it is, just in time for the last day of Christmas!  Here is the link to the mp3 and below are the updated lyrics. The mp3 is not studio quality, but you get to hear the song.  The updated piano vocal score will soon be on this website, as well. Meanwhile, may it.. read more →

Christmas All Over the World!

December 18, 2021
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Dear Siblings in Spirit, Some of you will remember this song which I co-wrote many years ago.  I’ve rewritten the verses.  In case anyone has the opportunity to use it yet this year, the piano/vocal music score is on this website under the sheet music tab. The score is called “pre-final” in case I missed any typos.. read more →

Danos un bello hogar (Give Us a Lovely Home); New music to a Spanish text

June 2, 2021
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This Spanish hymn is perfect for Mother’s or Father’s Day, or any family-themed event. Last year, the pastor of the Spanish congregation of White Plains United Methodist Church, Rev. Edith Salazar, asked me to put something together for Mother’s Day. The text of  “Danos un Bello Hogar” (© 1979 Broadman Press) is a translation of.. read more →

Podcast featuring Dr. Abe

April 26, 2021
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Dear siblings in spirit,  I was honored to be interviewed on a podcast of Christian composers, called “The Magic of Music,” produced by Dave Ellingson. Some of my music is Christo-centric, some of it interfaith, some secular, some serious, some humorous. As I say in the attached video announcement, I hope it is new and.. read more →

Fruit of the Fruit of Our Love

February 18, 2021
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On Valentine’s Day, 2021, I uploaded to YouTube a love song which I wrote for my first granddaughter.  I hope it touches your heart and puts a smile on your face!  Here’s the link. The music score is also available on this website. Go to <Media> , click on <Sheet Music> and scroll to.. read more →