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Just released! Miracle is an album of choral works composed and directed by John R. Williams, featuring top singers in Vancouver. The album comprises 10 works in total; 5 are a cappella, and 5 are accompanied (of which 3 are with strings).

  • Recorded by Don Harder and Brian Chan, editing by Brian Chan and Grant Rowledge.
  • Mastered by Grant Rowledge.
  • Cover art by Gus Yamin, shared by kind permission.
  • Graphics for CD and jacket by Shannon Lythgoe.
  • Portrait photography by Steve Plitt.
  • Sopranos & Mezzo-Sopranos: Jane Long, Beth Currie, Andrea Yeung, Sarah McGrath, Joanna Dundas, Jen Williams, Melanie Adams.
  • Altos: Hilary Ison, Paula Kremer, Elspeth Finlay, Marla Mayson.
  • Tenors: Ian Bannerman, Carman Price, Erik Kallo, Dean Edmundson, Taka Shimojima.
  • Baritones & Basses: Steven Bélanger, Steve Maddock, Joel Tranquilla, Peter Alexander, Paul Nash.
  • Vocal soloists: Steven Bélanger, Ian Bannerman, and Jane Long.
  • Strings: Sylvia Chow (violin), Peter Ing (viola), Emiko Matsumou (viola), Christian Markos (cello), Brian Chan (cello), Min Jee Yoon (cello), Leanna Wong (upright bass).
  • Cajon: Carlos Chavez.
  • Sitar: Bojan Bugarinović 
  • Piano: Stephanie Choi, John R. Williams
  • Conductor: John R. Williams

Shades of Green is an album of John’s early compositions, primarily instrumental music, and includes quartets, trios, duets, and piano solos. The album features special guests John Friesen on cello and Roger Cole on oboe. Two of the works include voice, including the title track of the album, sung by Amy Friesen. The album has had airplay internationally, including with the CBC. It is produced by Edward Norman Music Resources, with mastering by Craig Waddell. Photography by Rob Kirbyson, and graphics and layout by Ken McAllister.