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Rachel Denhollander and Paige Patterson

I grew up (and spent a lot of my adult life) in a small slice of Christianity called independent Baptists. Independent Baptists are separate from Southern Baptists and other types of Baptists. Generally speaking, independent Baptists lean toward what you might call fundamentalism and are more conservative in doctrine and practice. Because we were always […]

Living With a (sorta) Handicap

This is an intensely personal post today –but before I get into it, I am going to tell you how I prefer that you respond to it. First, my preference is that you don’t write me to tell me you feel sorry for me. Frankly, I don’t feel sorry for myself and when people start […]

New arrangement: For the Beauty of the Earth

I just published a new arrangement on my sheet music page. For Thanksgiving, it is a late intermediate take on “For the Beauty of the Earth.” If you are a member of the Monthly Hymn Arrangement Club, do not purchase this arrangement. It will be coming to you later today. One quick plug for my […]

New arrangement: All the Way My Savior Leads Me

I just published a new arrangement on my sheet music page. The song is All the Way My Savior Leads Me and this one is on the late intermediate level featuring fairly intricate harmony. If you are a member of my monthly arrangement club, please do not purchase this arrangement. You are going to get […]

Announcing the 2017 Arranging Contest (Win $1000)

I am pleased to announce a new contest for this year: an arranging contest with a $1000 prize. Here are the details: The arrangement must be of the song “A Shelter in the Time of Storm.” The deadline for submitting your arrangement is 9/30/2017. For those who are harmony challenged, I have written three lead […]

Daniel Craig CD: The End of Myself

I am happy to announce a new album release today: The End of Myself which features tenor Daniel Craig, the winner of my 2013 Studio Recording Contest. Yes this project has taken two years to produce but it is worth the wait. The twelve songs on the album range from huge sweeping cinematic orchestrations to very gentle […]

2015 Writing Contest – New Winner Every Month!

Every month, you can win $250 plus a lot of exposure just by entering your original writing/arranging into my writing contest. Submit a new piece every month if you want! If you are ready to submit a piece, click here. If you want to learn more, keep reading. Eligibility This contest is open to all writers/arrangers […]

Three tips for accompanying (Repost from 2013)

For church pianists, accompanying small groups or soloists is a ultra-important skill that is sometimes a bit neglected. So today, I thought I would give a few tips that are especially geared toward situations where the pianist is not given a written piano accompaniment. First, understand that this kind of accompanying requires a significantly different […]

Other music produced by Greg Howlett

Complete CD List Watch clips Hymns From The Heart Description: Gentle hymn arrangements from vocalist Melody St. Clair Randazzo with piano by Greg Howlett Released: 2015 Be Still My Soul I’d Rather Have Jesus Only Trust Him Were You There All the Way My Savior Leads Me Sweet Bye and Bye I Must Tell Jesus […]