Composer in Residence

Dale O’Brien, Composer

Dale O’Brien is an accomplish liturgical musician, recording artist and published composer, and currently is supporting Charis Community with his many gifts of leadership of prayer and song. Most recently he composed an original song, Roots and Wings, for the 2020 Synod of the Ecumenical Catholic Communion.

Dale has been singing and playing guitar since he was 10 years old. He traveled the country for 13 years playing at colleges, nightclubs, conventions, and churches and even opened concerts for major acts such as John Denver, Gordon Lightfoot, and others. Dale served in two Catholic communities as Director of Liturgy and Music for 35 years until his retirement in 2015.

He still works part-time as a Cantor/Music Leader. Over the years, Dale has composed numerous psalms, hymns, pop and contemporary folk songs as well as recorded four complete music collections.

Here are the songs you can find on I Turn To You, one of Dale’s albums!

Let your Light Shine
River of Life
I Turn to You
The Irish Blessing
Do Not Harden Your Hearts

To reach Dale:
SLM Music SelectionsDale O’Brien

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