(Mark Foster). Commissioned by The Houston Children's Chorus, Heartsongs is an eight choral song cycle inspired by the life and words of the amazing young poet Mattie Stepanek. Simple and yet profound in their insights, this work contains treasured testimonies of the human spirit and gentle admonitions for us to listen, learn and bring Mattie's dreams for a better world to a glorious reality. Available separately: 2-Part Collection; StudioTrax CD.
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Matthew J. T. Stepanek, best known as "Mattie," has been writing poetry and short stories since age three. His first three books of poetry are titled Heartsongs, Journey Through Heartsongs, and Hope Through Heartsongs. Mattie is a frequent public speaker who has appeared on Oprah, Good Morning America, and Larry King and has had his poetry published in newspapers and magazines nationwide. In 2002, Mattie was awarded the Children's Hope Medal of Honor, the Verizon Courage Award, and the Humanitarian Award from the Pediatric Nursing Society of America. Mattie serves as the Maryland State Goodwill Ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and was the National Goodwill Ambassador in 2002. He lives in Maryland with his mother, Jeni, where he is homeschooled.
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Book Description Thorsons, 2002. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0007148399