"Your scores just arrived and look unusually interesting... there's so much trite garbage out there, and your stuff is a refreshing alternative with a clear stamp of substance. I'm looking forward to working through them. Herbsttag looks especially lovely." - Jonathan Miller, Director, Chicago A Cappella"
Wow, wow, and wow. Great final piece, Naomi. Beautiful, lyrical, interesting dissonance and consonance choices. bravo." - Chris Ludwa, Artistic Director of the Indianapolis Arts Chorale
"I wanted to let you know how impressed I am with your music. I loved your requiem for your mother (the first movement totally got me). I also really liked Spring Song." - Member of FWeeter, a Bay Area (CA) Women's Chorus.
From those who have experienced Mater in Memoriam as performers, audience or conductors:
"What I felt went from my head to my toes--the birth process, the focus on the formative years where a mother's influence is tantamount, and the resolution of the daughter as adult--it was as if time were traveling through my body," -Singer from East Coast Premiere