Laurie Williams

Laurie Williams is the founder and musical director of The Old Scholars’ Choir.

He has been a member of various Adelaide choirs, including the Adelaide University Choral Society, the St Peter’s Cathedral choir and several other church choirs.

He is an occasional organist, mostly self trained.

Laurie is not a professional musician. He has degrees in Electrical Engineering and Economics from The University of Adelaide.

He is a firm believer in the benefits of physical fitness, including for singing. His fitness activities include running, swimming, gym, bike riding and bushwalking.

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Auld Lang Syne
SATB harmony

Away in a Manger
SATB harmonies:

Murray’s melody Mueller

melody Cradle Song attributed to Kirkpatrick, with separate harmony for last verse

Brightest and Best
hymn tune with SATB harmony

Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes
SATB harmony

Early One Morning
SATB harmony

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel
SATB harmony

O Valiant Hearts
last verse descant for hymn tune Ellers

Psalm 23
pointing and SATB chant in 3

Psalm 24
pointing and SATB chant

Psalm 98
SATB chant

The Star Spangled Banner
SATB reharmonization

When God of Old Came Down from Heaven
minor version of commonly used tune and harmony

coming soon

Golden Slumbers
a variation of Thomas Dekker’s lullaby poem
traditional English melody with SATB harmony

Silent Night (Stille Nacht)
English and German text
Gruber’s famous melody with simple TTBB harmony
other versions on the way too

The Ash Grove
traditional melody with SATB harmony

The Skye Boat Song
traditional Scottish melody with SATTB harmony
a longer arrangement for larger choir is on the way

© Laurie Williams Music, Adelaide, South Australia, 2014, 2017