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.  https://youtu.be/6RL8BwSRHeQ The music score is also available on this website. Go to <Media> , click on <Sheet Music> and scroll to.. read more →

MLK, Jr. interfaith celebration, Cary, NC

January 12, 2021
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I am honored to have been asked to participate again this year in the MLK, Jr. Interfaith celebration in Cary, NC, January 17, 3:30 PM. The theme of the conference  – selected months ago – will be “Chaos or Community.”  How appropriate for these days!  I will be performing my song, “Do Justice, Love Kindness,”.. read more →

We Are Grateful – Church Without Walls

August 5, 2020
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8/5/2020This song was commissioned to celebrate 162 years of ministry of Our Savior’s Lutheran Church (OSLC) in Milwaukee, WI. The final service took place on Sunday, July 26, 2020. Although the physical doors will close, the community will continue as will the many “ministries begotten here” such as The Next Door Foundation, and others.OSLC was.. read more →

Zacchaeus, Come Down!

October 29, 2019
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I’m excited to make this song available. The complete piano vocal score will soon be on this website under the sheet music tab. If downloading and using the piano vocal score and/or congregational lead sheet, please consider making a free will donation to World House Music, and please include the use in your CCLI report… read more →

In memory of G. Dwight Hamilton, “Fruit of the Spirit.”

July 6, 2019
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My “compadre,” Miguel de Jesus, wrote the following of our brother-in-spirit, Dwight. Miguel’s eloquence expresses my current feelings better than my own words, so I quote him below. “The passing of my brother G Dwight Hamilton, has left me shuddering gently internally. There had been several close calls, which he gracefully overcame. Yet his homecoming.. read more →

New organ composition, “Hearts on Fire – Corazones Encendidos”

May 18, 2019
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“Were not our hearts burning within us….” (Luke 24:32) The English title of this composition “Hearts On Fire” consists of 12 letters. Via a chart I have devised, displayed below, each letter is assigned to a musical note to create the main theme. “Hearts” corresponds to AEADFE.  “On”  corresponds to AG. “Fire” corresponds to FBDE… read more →


January 4, 2019
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Brothers and Sisters, I’M JUMPING UP AND DOWN AND DOING  CARTWHEELS!  Well, the “cartwheels” part is a bit of exaggeration, LOL!  However, some students in Tanzania will truly soon be jumping for joy! For the benefit of newcomers, here’s a summary of this project, and the reason for my jubilation. The project had two goals: 1. To.. read more →

Old Wine in New Skins: Favorite Hymn and Biblical texts in New Settings by Dr. Abe

September 12, 2018
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PRESS RELEASE Old Wine in New Skins Favorite Hymn and Biblical texts in New Settings by Dr. Abe  Ecumenical, Intergenerational, Cross-cultural Musical Party!  Place: Greenwood Forest Baptist Church (GFBC), 110 SE Maynard Rd, Cary, NC, 27511 Date:  October 14, 2018 Time: 4 pm Cost: Freewill offering to benefit victims of kidney disease Dr. Abe Cáceres,.. read more →