JARED TOMLINSON

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A native of Toronto and graduate of York University with a B.F.A., Special Honors Music degree, Jared Tomlinson (b. 1990)  is the composer of numerous short film scores and choral works. Most notably, his ‘Mass of St. Mary Magdalene’ was the winning entry in The Church of St. Mary Magdalene’s international competition for a new choral setting of the Mass, held in celebration of the historic Toronto parish’s 125th anniversary.

Aside from his professional musical pursuits, Jared sings tenor in the Pax Christi Chorale, is an active member of Jarvis Street Baptist Church, and works in the arboricultural industry for Karmatree, Inc.

Mass of St. Mary Magdalene

by Jared Tomlinson

SATB a cappella and with piano/organ    $3.60    CP 1292  duration – 6:00
The Mass of St. Mary Magdalene was the winning entry in Toronto’s historic Church of St. Mary Magdalene’s competition for a new choral setting of the Mass, held in celebration of their 125th anniversary. Jared’s writing shows the influence of Healey Willan and Stephanie Martin (both were music ministers at St. Mary Magdalene) – with long lyrical undulating phrases. With five short movements, this beautiful and functional Mass can be easily learned and presented by skilled amateur choirs in the sanctuary or the concert hall.

Kyrie – a cappella four parts    duration – 1:30 
Gloria – unison with piano or organ    duration – :40 (optional congregational)
Credo – unison with piano or organ    duration – :40 (optional congregational)
Sanctus and Benedictus – a cappella four parts    duration – 1:40
Agnus Dei – a cappella four parts    duration – 1:20