I Will Lift My Eyes by Mark Hayes. For SSA choir, piano (with optional clarinet, cello,). Concert, Graduation. Octavo. Published by Heritage Music Press (LO.15-2814H).
With text based on a psalm, this lyrical piece is a song of hope and encouragement. The main theme uses canonic form, while Hayes's flowing piano accompaniment supports the mood and text. Optional clarinet and cello enhance the beauty of this memorable original, which ends with the promise: "The Lord will watch over your coming and going, both now and forevermore.".