John M. Tarrh — Composer and Consultant


Photo of Brahms' grave

Current projects

Recently Completed Works

Great War Triptych for chorus and string quartet, setting poems written during World War I, is my most recently completed work. It will be performed by the Lexington Pops Chorus on January 14th and 15th, 2022. The first two movements were previously performed at the Walden School's Creative Musicians Retreat. Click here for an audio recording of that performance along with a synthesized audio of the third movement. Click here to see the piano vocal score for the complete work with program notes. Click here to see the full score for the complete work with program notes. Click here to see the texts.

Works in process

An overture to be performed by Lexington Symphony on April 30, 2022.

Contemplated future works

A piece to be performed at the Walden School's Creative Musicians Retreat in June, 2022. Instrumentation to be determined.

Grave of Johannes Brahms in the Zentralfriedhof in Vienna, Austria (photo by John Tarrh).


© John M. Tarrh. Music published by Meriam Hill Music (ASCAP).