Works in Progress

Debra Lynn's Compositional Journey


Completed Projects

Spaces: Creating an Atmosphere through Music

25 July 2020 Musicians have a rather unique relationship with sound. We are always keenly aware, I think. There's not really any such thing as "background noise." It all comes through loud and clear. I have a Synesthetic response to... Continue Reading →

The Minstrel and the Duck

I have taken one brief excursion into the world of film scoring. Steve Leeper, of Veggie Tales fame, once taught in the Digital Media department at Huntington University, very near to my home. He approached me about providing a score... Continue Reading →


For Piano Duo I usually have a particular musician’s sound in mind when I compose. My aural model for this work is my dear friend and colleague (pictured with me above) Dr. Pamela Haynes. My favorite of Pam’s many strengths... Continue Reading →

We Shall Overcome

12 May 2020 Even Coronavirus can't stop Manchester University's A Cappella Choir from coming together virtually. Students in the choir perform "We Shall Overcome" in a special arrangement by Professor Debra Lynn. Typically a signature concert-ender for the choir, this... Continue Reading →

An Epiphany for Epiphany

Saving Jesus -- for cello and piano 28 December 2019 People sometimes ask me "How do you compose? What's your process?" I wish there were a simple answer to these questions, but unfortunately the process varies widely depending on the... Continue Reading →

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