re: Missa pro editione tertia

"what is easily the most widely acclaimed polyphonic setting of the new texts" —  9/16/2011



gives that reverence which everybody yearns for." —Fr. Gabriel Gillen, OP, host of Word to Life, Sirius XM Satellite Radio  9/8/2011


"A sound that really did seem to come right from the heavens...

Chris Mueller's music is a perfect vessel for the more sublime poetic language [of the new translation]." —Sr. Marie Pappas, CR, host of Pathways of Learning, Sirius XM Satellite Radio  8/30/2011


"...the amazing music of Chris Mueller, composer. I'm listening to it now, and am just transported to a wonderful place.
...Maybe we'll hear this amazing music in Mass some day!" —Diana von Glahn, host of The Faithful Traveler on EWTN  7/19/2011


re: Missa pro editione tertia

"gentle dissonance; very beautiful"Rev. Anthony Ruff, O.S.B., Saint John's Abbey (Collegeville, MN)  7/6/2011


"Your settings certainly are very beautiful indeed! The choral writing is most skillful, and the result is rich and sonorous.

...The unison arrangements, in particular, the Glory to God also seem quite accessible for congregational singing.

...The unison congregational part is certainly doable nearly anywhere."  —Andrew Bauer, Director of Music, Monastery Church of the Sacred Heart (Yonkers, NY)  6/24/2011


re: Lauda Sion

"We made room for an abridged version of the sequence, in the form of Chris Mueller’s very fine harmonised chant setting for six-part choir of the final verses, which we preceded with the opening lines of St Thomas Aquinas’s original chant. The music of Mueller (who is director of music at the church of Notre Dame in Morningside Heights, Manhattan, New York) is a pleasing internet ‘find’, and I’m glad that there’s more to explore."  —Martin Barry, Director of Music, St. John's Cathedral (Salford, UK)  6/26/2011


re: Missa pro editione tertia

"beautiful"  —Jeffrey Tucker, Church Music Association of America  5/24/2011


"Really beautiful…gorgeous…ridiculously beautiful...

Here we have a very gifted composer (who should be more famous, by the way) marrying his craft to the needs of the liturgy and, more, to what I can only assume is his very deeply held personal faith.

I’d like to extend my gratitude to Chris Mueller both for writing this setting and for asking me to review it. It was a pleasure."  —Adam Wood, Music For Sunday blog  5/24/2011


"I can't stop listening to the Sanctus, it is exceptionally well-crafted, beautiful with dignity; it lifts the mind and heart, I want to sing this…"  —David A. Domet, Vox Cantoris blog (Toronto)  5/11/2011


re: Caritas est

Christopher Mueller had the great honor of having his composition Caritas est performed by the Young New Yorkers' Chorus performance at the 2011 ACDA national convention in Chicago.  It was received with acclaim:


"wonderful"  —Richard Bjella, Director of Choral Studies, Texas Tech University, School of Music (Lubbock, TX)  3/13/2011


"really beautiful and expressive, and in a style that speaks to the audience without talking down to them."  —Benjamin Kornelis, Director of Choral Activities, Dordt College (Sioux Center, IA)  3/16/2011


"...Christopher Mueller’s amazing Caritas est, which was utterly transcendent."  —Catherine Davies, Director of Operations & Membership Services, Chorus America (Washington, D.C.)  3/18/2011